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Welcome winter, we’ve been waiting for you.
There’s no denying Melbourne’s famed weather can pack a punch in the colder months and while we’re wardrobe-ready, it’s time to start thinking about our own wider wellbeing.
Improving your overall health is the best gift you can give yourself, and while important, health goes far beyond lifting weights and watching your waistline.
It’s all about balance.
From escaping the hustle and bustle of Collins Street to finding your inner immunity, our winter survival guide will have you flexing your yoga flow, nourishing your skin and discovering unexpected superfoods to carry you through the chill.
As we layer up in sweaters and heavy coats, our face remains unprotected against the harsher elements, which can leave our skin dehydrated. Zero in on your night-time routine with Estée Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair range to ensure a hydrated and balanced complexion all season long.
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair is available at Debenhams, located on Lower Ground at St. Collins Lane.
While cold mornings and dark nights are not particularly conducive to encouraging you to get on your mat, yoga is one of the most beneficial exercises to commit yourself to during the coldest months of the year. Find your inner zen when practicing asana (postures) through Vinyasa-style flows.
Downtown Studio is a yoga and Pilates studio located in the Melbourne CBD.
Located at 289 Little Collins Street
Ph: +61 3 9662 1500
Winter isn’t all doom and gloom, nor do you need to hop on a flight for a weekend of respite. A short distance from Melbourne by car are tranquil retreats, hot springs, and luxurious spas offering a weekend to switch off and revitalise.
Peninsula Hot Springs is an award-winning natural hot springs and day spa destination on the Mornington Peninsula, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. Natural thermal mineral waters flow into the pools and private baths at our coastal oasis, providing an idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Springs Lane, Fingal, Mornington Peninsula
Ph: +61 3 5950 8777
Introducing mineral-packed superfoods in our diet can lead to improved immune systems and help fight off nasty winter colds. This one might surprise you, but cacao-based dark chocolate is one of the best natural sources of antioxidants, iron, magnesium and zinc – an important trace mineral for immune function. Yep, we just gave you the green light to eat chocolate guilt-free.
Made from vegan, organic ingredients with no refined sugar, and produced using minimal heat (raw). Chocolate that loves what’s within, as well as the earth it came from.
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