From Whole Living. I know I can feel it when I've had a hard week and need to rest and renew. Over time, you will learn what type of spa baths, etc. will work best for you depending on the situation and your personal health. This is a basic guide to offer suggestions of the types of activities that you can do at home.
The best beauty fixes come in the most surprising places.
At-Home Spa Treatments Skin Exfoliating Scrub Sugar scrubs are more gentle than other scrubs, and they exfoliate without damaging your skin – keeping it smooth and moisturized. Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup almond oil 1 tsp liquid vitamin E 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions Combine ingredients, adding in sugar last. Use in the shower and apply in a circular motion.
DIY Anti-Aging Face Mask Mash 3 green grapes, combine with 1/2 of an avocado (mashed into a paste) and 1 Tbsp pure aloe vera gel. Blend to make a creamy mask. Spread a thin layer over face for 20 minutes and rinse
Combine a few spoonfuls of cold cream, two drops of tea tree oil, five drops of lavender oil, a spoonful of olive oil and a banana (for a fruity smell) in a blender. When the consistency is smooth, slather liberally all over hands and cuticles. Then slip hands into a pair of yellow rubber gloves—yes, the kind you use to scrub the tub with. For the softest hands ever, I like to sit down and watch TV with my lotioned and gloved hands underneath a heating pad so that the heat will help my homemade salve penetrate my skin that much more
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