Ritualists, Rejoice!

Whether it’s skincare, a scented candle, or a silky set of pajamas, shop female-founded items to help put yourself first. Just don’t call them luxuries.

Rachel Waldman

You wait to book massage until you can barely move. You trade out your tired sheets for a fresh set only after they’re well-worn. You purchase that pricey face mask once your skin is finally freaking out. Does this sound familiar?

As women, we often juggle all of the things: work, family, relationships, and every email, grocery list, doctor’s appointment and PTA meeting in between, but when it comes time to care for our own wellbeing, we often drop the ball. Taking time out of the day for ourselves—especially as women—is a pretty radical notion. But as we continue to shift cultural narratives and what it means for women to have it all, we need to make space for the little things that help us move through the world with a little more radiance and ease.

Consider the transformative power of a beauty ritual can not only change your complexion but your whole way of being, and you begin to view dry brushes, bath salts, and face serums not only skincare splurges, but investments in your own nourishment. And the act of paying attention to yourself goes beyond the bathroom. If you can slow down, tune out and slink into a slinky robe, light a scented candle, experiment with your own sexual pleasure, suddenly all these things that we once dismissed as superfluous vanities become vehicles for self-love healing that we can’t live without.

Cadel Slip

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Cadel Slip

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Rose Quartz Metal Handle Double Face Roller

The Cristalline

Rose Quartz Metal Handle Double Face Roller

The Helm, $65.00

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Pure Balancing Botanical Face Oil

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Pure Balancing Botanical Face Oil

The Helm, $100.00

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White Ceramic Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser

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White Ceramic Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser

The Helm, $97.00

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Eucalyptus 100% Pure Essential Oil

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Eucalyptus 100% Pure Essential Oil

The Helm, $23.00

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Ground Crystal Energy Set

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Ground Crystal Energy Set

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Long Smoking Robe

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Long Smoking Robe

The Helm, $695.00

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Decanter with Brass Ball

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Decanter with Brass Ball

The Helm, $288.00

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Isabella Panty Set

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Isabella Panty Set

The Helm, $120.00

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Dry Brush

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Dry Brush

The Helm, $18.00

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Restorative Body Wash

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Restorative Body Wash

The Helm, $28.00

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Iris & Rosehips Bath Soak

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Iris & Rosehips Bath Soak

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Corset Bodysuit

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Corset Bodysuit

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Paya Meditation Cushion

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Paya Meditation Cushion

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The Mudra

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The Mudra

The Helm, $140.00

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Kip

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Kip

The Helm, $85.00

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Jelly

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Jelly

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Palma Vibrator Ring

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Palma Vibrator Ring

The Helm, $128.00

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Silky Pillowcase Set

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Silky Pillowcase Set

The Helm, $198.00

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Satin Bullet Bodysuit

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Satin Bullet Bodysuit

The Helm, $350.00

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Rose Geranium Wooden Wick Candle

Goodnight Darling

Rose Geranium Wooden Wick Candle

The Helm, $28.00

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Bioactive Face Masque

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Bioactive Face Masque

The Helm, $60.00

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Crystal Contour Gua Sha Green Aventurine Beauty Tool

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Crystal Contour Gua Sha Green Aventurine Beauty Tool

The Helm, $45.00

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Sacred Sister Tisane

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Sacred Sister Tisane

The Helm, $22.00

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Uni Candlestick

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Uni Candlestick

The Helm, $38.00

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Botanical Facial Steam

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Botanical Facial Steam

The Helm, $32.00

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Sleepy Socks

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Sleepy Socks

The Helm, $210.00

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Bright Eye Firming Mask

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Bright Eye Firming Mask

The Helm, $60.00

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Daily Vitamin

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Daily Vitamin

The Helm, $49.00

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Serene Tea

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Serene Tea

The Helm, $12.00

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