Beat the Winter Blues – 5 Ways to Pamper Yourself

Rainy, dreary days and more cold months ahead – how do we beat the winter blues? With a bunch of self pampering!

Winter doesn’t have to be a drag, change up your routine with some wonderful ideas to make these cold days more fun. I’m sharing my favorite winter time tips that are sure to bring a “ahhhhh” to your day.

But it gets even better! There are a whole, wonderful group of Over 50 gals (more than 10!) on YouTube that are joining in the fun. They’re all sharing what they are doing and loving this winter season to make life fun and luxurious. I’ve listed and linked all their videos down below. Be sure to beat those winter blues by checking them ALL out!

Recipes Mentioned:

DIY Bath Salts

  • 1C Epson Salts
  • 1/2C Baking Soda
  • 10 Drops Essential Oils

Mix well and enjoy in your next bath!

DIY Shower Melts

  • 1C Baking Soda
  • 1/2C Epsom Salts or Sea Salt
  • Up to 2t water
  • 20 Drops Essential Oils
  1. Combine baking soda, salt/Epsom salt, and mix well until combined.
  2. Spray or drop small amounts water into the mix and stir until you get the consistency of slightly wet sand.
  3. Mixture should hold together when squeezed without crumbling but should not appear wet at all. You may need to add slightly more water if it hasn’t achieved this consistency yet.
  4. Once you get this texture, add the essential oils and stir to combine.
  5. Quickly push mixture into silicone molds, greased muffin tins, or any other greased container. Press in firmly and leave at least 24 hours (48 is better) or until hardened.
  6. When dry, remove and store in airtight container.

Products Mentioned:

Epsom Salts
Essential Oils
Elf Lip Scrub
Heated Throw Blanket

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The Power Group of Over 50 YouTubers Sharing How to Beat the Winter Blues!

Get This Glowing

Lisa Monique Beauty

Robin’s Beauty Over 50

My Life Wendy

Cathy’s Life Over 50

Mel C’s Makeup & Style

Mascara to Midnight

Mutton Style

About Face with Mona

Debbie Knoblauch

Cat’s Eye Beauty

Be sure to share in the comments what your favorite ideas are to beat the winter blues!


P.S. Let’s play together on Instagram!

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