November 19, 2012 13:00 ET

Festive Beauty Options for a Pampered, Stress-Free Holiday Season - Presented by

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 19, 2012) - Looking for ways to maintain some calm and balance this holiday season? Penciling in a few activities to maintain a healthy, beautiful appearance -- and peace of mind -- is essential to a low-stress holiday. The latest article by Pamper Your Way Through the Holidays: The Seasons 5 Festive Ways to Relieve Stress and Look Great introduces five options that are affordable, beautifying and melt away tension, making them perfect additions to every holiday to-do list.

Need a break from the busy holiday atmosphere? Take a little much-earned alone time and slip into a steamy bubble bath to soak the stress away. How can delicious, holiday-inspired bath scents help soothe tension and keep spirits high? Which decadent holiday treats are perfect indulgences during tub time? To find out, visit or click

With the constant demands for cooking, cleaning and shopping, it's important for women to treat themselves and feel beautiful inside and out. How can women stay budget-friendly while tending to long-overdue beauty needs? What are some low-pressure ways to integrate a spontaneous mall makeover into a busy shopping trip? To find out, visit or click

For those who need a break from this season's over-booked, family-centered time of year, taking a few hours a week to work up a sweat outside the house is important. How can exercising help elevate and sustain moods, especially during stressful times? Which activity can induce a sweat while also taming tension? To find out, visit or click

Find answers to many more questions about enjoying a relaxing, cheery holiday while maintaining a budget-friendly beauty routine at or

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