Maybe it's a side effect of recent efforts to destigmatize mental illness, anxiety, and the generally crummy feeling of just having an "off" day. Maybe it's a response to rising stress levels amid the rise of an autocratic American regime. Whatever the reason, it seems that "self-care" has been having a real Moment this year—and from the looks of it, taking a mental-health break doesn't come cheap: if you're going off Tumblr or Instagram standards, grounding oneself apparently requires at least five expensive bath oils, a different fancy moisturizer for every season, and an entire wardrobe of sweet-smelling perfumes. Yikes!
But what if we told you that everything you need to pamper yourself is probably already in your kitchen right now? It's true! Check out Matin Kazemi's tutorial on how to make a simple body scrub and you'll have glowing, silky-smooth skin in minutes—just in time for the next massive rally against the white supremacist capitalist heteropatriarchy.