Sleepcare Stories

Hygge, pronounced /ˈh(j)uːɡə/ or simply “hoo-guh,” is a Danish term which really has no direct translation in the English language, though type it into Google translation and they will say hygge translates to “fun.”

Hygge is defined as “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” Basically, it is finding the small, you-will-miss-them-if-you-don’t-look-closely joys in everyday life.

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We all have a friend or person we know through social media ties who just returned from a weekend-long yoga or meditation retreat looking rejuvenated and healthy, and most importantly, happy. (Insert sigh). How nice would it be to have the time and the resources to participate in our own wellness retreat? No more wishing. You can find a wellness sanctuary without emptying your wallet.
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For our first edition of Beyond the Sheets in 2020, we chat with the dynamic Erin Wexstten, founder of Oxalis Apothacary a popular natural skincare line praised by The New York Times and Marie Claire. Erin loves the psychology behind scent, and how a single smell can improve our mood. We talked about scent's role in wellness, effective aromas for sleep (one scent might surprise you), why toners are important in skincare and much more. Enjoy your time with Erin, we sure did.
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