How to Magically Elevate Your Beauty Rituals for Winter Solstice, According to One Mystic
While the weather has been frigid for several weeks, winter solstice officially takes place on Dec. 21. But the mark of the new season doesn't just mean there will only be a change in temperature.
"The celestial and universal energy is extremely potent, which allows for us to ponder our next moves," Bri Luna, founder of The Hoodwitch, shares with InStyle. "The best way to use the energy is to change up a daily routine, like our beauty rituals, as we are given a chance to use the mystical powers to ramp up our vibes."
Ahead, find out which products Luna recommends for magically elevating your routine for winter solstice.
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Boy Smells' Ash Candle
"Candles are the perfect addition to your winter solstice beautifying rituals," she says. "As we celebrate the longest night of the year, lighting candles are a reminder that as soon as we hit our darkest point, there is a light on the other side. Enjoy with a long soak in the bath with your favorite tunes and a glass of wine."
Moon Nectar Apothecary's Pendulum Color Wheel Bath Kit
"Winter can be very cold and drab, so this magical kit comes with an array of colors to help uplift your mood during the holiday doldrums," the mystic explains.
Herbivore's Crushed Amethyst Exfoliating Body Polish
"This is an excellent exfoliant for ridding the body of dead skin, dullness, and dryness during the colder season," The Hoodwitch says. "The scent is very calming and soothing to use at night, with hints of blooming jasmine and natural coconut."
Uma's Pure Energy Wellness Oil
"Uma's Pure Energy Wellness Oil is perfect for uplifting and energizing our senses when we're feeling sluggish and lethargic from the cold," Luna explains. "This is perfect for after bath or shower — the rosemary oil found in the formula helps to alleviate feelings of exhaustion."
Brujita Skincare's White Magic Facial Mask with Rose Geranium Hydrosol Set
"This is one of my favorite clay skincare masks, which is perfect for lounging on a cold winter day," Luna shares. "The clay is very detoxifying and smells amazing mixed with the rose geranium hydrosol."