Christmas jolliness aside, the festive period is a tough time – especially with the continuous carol singing, last minute shopping, mandatory overeating, and visiting every Tom, Dick and Harry you’ve ever met. So now is the time to start relaxing and rejuvenating for the year ahead. For those looking to give their health and wellness a boost, what better way to do so than hit the shops that specialise in pampering.
Complete Me is the must-visit spot for wellness and pampering in the heart of the inner city. Focusing on pampering the body from head to toe, Complete Me uses organic brands like Jurlique and Själ. There offer massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing and much more. You can also try a floatation treatment where you float in salt water while listening to calming, meditative music.Badstuestræde 11, Cph K; open Mon-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-14:00; 3312 3450; www.complete-me.dk
Amazing Space prides itself on using organic products to create beautiful spa treatments for the body and soul. Utilising nourishing products, supplements and treatments for the face and body, Amazing Space doesn’t focus on changing who you are, but rather creating a renewed and refreshed you. A visit to Amazing Space is a sensory experience like no other with healthy drinks, aromatherapy scents, relaxing music and exotic flowers.Fortunstræde 1, Cph K, 3333 8233, open Mon-Fri 08:00-19:30, Sat-Sun 11:00-15:00; www.amazing-space.dk
Essence and Grooming
Essence and Grooming is the one-stop shop for grooming equipment. With a special emphasis on catering for men, they have a great range of soaps and lotions, as well as classic shaving kits, like those from the German brand Muhle. You can also get your hands on shaving soaps and lotions from Truefitt & Hill, the purveyors to the royal family. Not forgetting about the women, Essence and Grooming also has a great range of organic products featuring brands such as DR Bronner, Badger Balm and Bath House.
Gothersgade 97, Cph K; open Mon-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-16:00; 2834 6606
Helle Thorup Spa
Those looking for a customised and unique spa experience should look no further than Helle Thorup Spa. With a team of well-trained spa therapists to look after you, there are options to relax in the jacuzzi, steam and sauna room, strengthen your body with Fitvibe vibration training, and enjoy freshly-made smoothies.Gothersgade 43, Cph K; open Mon, Thu & Fri 10:00-19:00, Tue-Wed 10:00-18:00, Sat 10:00-16:00; 3312 4200; www.hellethorup.dk