The Beauty 100 - 2017 - Insider's Guide to SPAS

Finding Relief

7 Muscle-soothers & Stress Relivers

Essense Of Vali Massage Bath Oil

Relief Massage & Bath Oil 

Essence of Vali

Lavender, peppermint, and birch essential oils work in synergy to help alleviate arthritic aches, as well as headaches and muscle aches. Pour a few capfuls in your bath, or massage the oil onto the areas that need attention. $14 to $22.

Kerstin Florian Aromatherapy Calm Mind

Organic Calm Mind Aromatherapy Oil 

Kerstin Florian

This little bottle has been a staple of ours for years, accompanying us on flights near and far. When dabbed on temples, it provides instant relief from tension, thanks to the lovely aromas of lavender and peppermint. $34.

Tara Deep Rest Roll On

Muscle Soother Bath Therapy 

Tara Spa Therapy

Just opening the container and getting a good whiff of these bath salts gave us a sense of relief. An aromatic and invigorating blend of eucalyptus, juniper, and bergamot essential oils, plus a host of healing herbal extracts, makes for a soothing soak. $6.50 to $24.

Tazeka Tension Tonic

Tension Tonic 

Tazeka Aromatherapy

A “chill pill in a bottle,” this beautiful blend of rose, vetiver, sweet orange, and jasmine essential oils hits all the right notes. It’s beautifully packaged. Just roll it over pulse points and inhale deeply. $14.50 to $44.95.

Shankara Muscle Release

Muscle Release Oil 


Full of herbal goodness, this oil contains arnica, birch, and turmeric, among other healing ingredients. Use all over the body as a massage oil, or simply massage onto sore joints or other places that ache. $60.

Art Naturals Foot Soak

Tea Tree Oil Foot Soak 

Art Naturals

Take time out and treat your tired feet to this Dead Sea and Epsom salts foot soak. The exhilarating aroma emanates from the essential oils of tea tree, chamomile, rosemary, eucalyptus, spearmint, and peppermint. $13.

Everyone Essential Oils

Soothe Aromatherapy Blend 

Everyone Essential Oils 

We love the versatility of this oil that’s a relieving blend of wintergreen, peppermint, eucalyptus, rosemary, and arnica. Add to a wet or hot compress for instant relief, add a few drops to your bath, or mix 10 drops with one tablespoon of olive oil for a good muscle rub. $11.99.

—Mary Bemis