5 Ways Black Women Can Celebrate a Well-Deserved 'Black Girl Day Off'

Tell a Black woman to tell a Black woman, use that PTO because October 11 is Black Girl Day Off! 

Black Girl Day Off is dedicated to encouraging Black women to take a mental day off to focus on their emotional well-being. To sit with themselves and rest because…we deserve it! 

Here are five ways to celebrate Black Girl Day Off: 

1. Spa Day at Home:

Take the time to pamper yourself from head to toe with a luxurious spa day. Create a relaxing atmosphere at home with scented candles, soothing music, and a warm bath. Use your favorite skincare products, do a hair mask treatment, and give yourself a manicure and pedicure. It's all about indulging in self-care and allowing yourself to feel rejuvenated.

2. Unplug and Reconnect with Nature:

Disconnect from the digital world for a day and reconnect with nature. Whether you live near a park, beach, or forest, spend quality time outdoors. Go for a leisurely hike, have a picnic, or sit and meditate surrounded by the beauty of the natural world. Nature can provide a much-needed escape and a chance to recharge.

3. Creative Expression:

Dedicate your Black Girl Day Off to creative expression and self-discovery. Whether through painting, writing, dancing, or any other artistic outlet, allow your creativity to flourish. Use this time to explore your inner thoughts, emotions, and experiences. This journey of self-expression can be both empowering and fulfilling.

4. Spend time with your Girlfriends:

Plan a day with fellow Black women who inspire you. Connect over wine to share stories, laughter, and experiences. This gathering celebrates the strength and resilience of Black women, providing an opportunity to exchange wisdom, support, and love. You can even cook a favorite meal together virtually or engage in meaningful discussions that uplift and empower one another.

5. Celebrate with the "Black Girl Day Off" Gift Set from Cecilia's House
We partnered with three Black-woman owned brands to put together this limited "Black Girl Day Off" Gift Set, only available while supplies lasts.

This gift set contains one of each of the following best-selling Cecilia’s House products:

8in x 8in ‘Dear Black Woman’ Manifesto on Wrapped Canvas
8in x 8in The Black Woman's Manifesto on Wrapped Canvas
Gold “Black Women Deserve Luxury” Tote Bag 

But that's not all. Get ready to take your self-care routine to the next level with these goodies:
Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea Leave-In Conditioner
Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea Shampoo
The 125 Collection Luxury Tin Candle “This Candle Smells Like Me Season”
The HomeGirl Therapist’s Heal Thyself Journal