Are you on the salt lamp train? Admittedly, at first I thought, “are these the new lava lamps…orrrr?” And then Chris reminded me that he switched to cooking with only Himalayan salt years ago due to all the benefits. So, I’m here today to shout from the rooftops that, okay, it was Chris’s idea first and that, no they are NOT relatable to the lava lamps of yesteryear at. all. Sure they look cool–really beautiful actually–but they also claim to pass on so many benefits to your home. A friend of mine swears by them so much she has given one to everyone she loves for a birthday gift in the past couple years.
We now have three different salt lamps around our home (here’s the white one in our kitchen!) and not only do we get so many questions and compliments on them, but they also help your home become a better place. Some claim Himalayan salt lamps help diminish respiratory issues (need all the help during the winter!), soothe allergies, boost your mood, help you sleep and clean the air in your home by producing negative ions that act as neutralizers to positive ions in the air (mold, allergens and bacteria), which results in a cleansing effect on the air in a room. And even if you are skeptical of all that, I mean, they look really cool while doing it.
In addition to the white one in the kitchen, we added a more traditionally pink one in our bedroom on my nightstand:
And, my favorite, this little night light salt lamp for the girls room. They treat it like the most precious gem and I tell them it’s a magic crystal that helps them fall asleep.
Salt lamps fall under this new umbrella of decor popping up that I really appreciate–wellness decor. Our homes should really be sanctuary and I love that there is a focus on making pieces for your home that look good and enhance your wellness. Think crystals, salt lamps, oil diffusers! Also, it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg or require a trip to a specialty store. Walmart has so many different shapes and sizes on their website (including all the ones I shared in the photos of our home!), along with really beautiful crystals and oil diffusers. I linked a few of my favorites (just click right on the product and it will take you to the page!) below and nothing is over $40, plus there’s always free shipping on orders over $35–no membership required.
Are you into wellness decor? Tried salt lamps yet? Anything special you swear by that makes your home feel more like a sanctuary?