Homemade Spa Recipes
With busy schedules filling our days, a relaxing spa experience is sometimes just what we need to de-stress. Turn your bathroom into a calming retreat with just a few items from the kitchen.
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This homemade sugar scrub is a great natural moisturizer and exfoliant. Sugar may not be good for your body, but it has amazing benefits when applied to skin. Here’s what you need:
- 1/3 cup Coconut Oil
- 1/3 cup Brown Sugar
- 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
Vanilla Coconut Sugar Body Scrub
Mix all ingredients together. Rub on skin in shower, massage and rinse for a super-moisturizing experience.
Healthy fats in avocados are great for moisturizing your skin. Antioxidant vitamins C and E fight free radicals that damage skin and can protect skin against UV damage from the sun. Here’s how to make this amazing mask.
- ¼ cup Ripened Avocado
- ¼ cup Plain Yogurt
- ¼ cup Honey
- Cucumber Slices – just a couple slices for eyes
Moisturizing Avocado Face Mask
Mix ripened avocado, plain yogurt and honey in a bowl until it turns into a uniform paste. Apply to face and leave on for 10 to 15 minutes. Place cucumber slices over your eyes for extra relaxation. Enjoy!