Homemade spa recipes to delight your senses
Youthful, beautiful skin is as far away as the fridge…
try these delicious homemade spa recipes.
Enrich your experience with these homemade spa recipes fit for the ultimate day spa pampering. Make yourself a herbal tea and enjoy…
Body Scrubs/ Exfoliaters
Combine 1 cup of Sea Salt with enough Olive Oil to just cover the top of the Salt. Add a few drops of lemon essential oil. (optional)
Apply to body with hands and work in small circular motions towards the heart.
Summer on the Beach
Canned coconut milk Honey
Warm half a cup of cocnut milk in the microwave until runny, about 30 seconds. Mix in two tablespoons of honey.
Massage into the skin and rinse off after about 10 minutes.
Homemade skin care that sends us off on a beachy spa vacation… bliss
One Pawpaw One well beaten egg white
Mix and apply. Rinse when the mask is almost dry to the touch.
Mix two tablespoons of honey with two tablespoons of plain yogurt. Leave to dry for about 20 minutes.
Cool as a Cucumber
Grate or blend a cucumber.
Apply this over the face, eyes and neck for 15 to 20 minutes. It is a great tonic for the facial skin. Regular use prevents pimples, blackheads, wrinkles, and dry skin.
Wrinkle Free with Vitamin E
One egg yolk Vitamin E capsule
Snip off one end of the capsule with scissors and squeeze the oil carefully into the egg yolk.
Apply and rinse off after fifteen minutes.
Mash banana and strawberries together, apply to the face and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse off.
Lemon juice Dilute with water and spray over the face to tone pores. Leave on. Used regularly it evens pigmentation and prevents pimples.
Cloves Allow to steep in mineral water and applied via an atomizer helps rashes and calms the skin.
Mash a banana, add 1 tablespoon of honey and mix. Wet hair with lukewarm water. Apply the banana honey mix all over the hair. Put a shower cap on and cover with a towel. Leave on for an hour and then rinse out.
Honey Olive Oil
Mix half cup of honey with 1/4 cup of olive oil. Using a small amount at a time, work the mixture through hair until it is coated all over. Cover hair with a shower cap and leave it on for 30 minutes. Shampoo well and rinse.
Avocado Coconut milk
Mash avocado and slowly add coconut milk until smooth and the consistency of hair conditioner. Work through hair to ends. Rinse after 15 minutes and shampoo.
And of course no home made skin care regimen would be complete without a bath recipe
Cleopatra Milk Bath
Dried milk (non-fat for oily skin) One handful dried herbs of choice: Chamomile, Clary sage, lavender Boiling water
Combine herbs in small bowl. Add 3 cups of boiling water and cover. Let it steep for 5-10 minutes. Strain and add to bath water. Add 1 cup of powdered milk. Hop in and enjoy!
More home spa recipes and homemade skin care tips
Almond oil is perfect for moisturizing nails
Olive oil is a brilliant eye make up remover as well as a wonderful moisturizer -if it’s good enough for Sophia Loren…
Coconut oil will moisturize even the driest skin
Ice cubes rubbed on the face tightens pores and increases blood circulation
Honey with its healing and antiseptic qualities dabbed onto a blemish and left overnight will kill the infections that cause pimples.
Witch hazel or baking soda are natural deodorants, that work just as well as commercial deodorants and don’t contain harmful chemicals.
Yogurt and lemon juice mixed together for softening hands.
Yogurt applied to the face every morning will keep the complexion smooth, healthy and fresh. Wash it off after a few minutes with cold water.
Avocado on it’s own makes a wonderful mask. Mash it up and smooth it on. Leave for 15 minutes and gently rinse off with warm water.
Banana mash and apply. Leave on for no more than 5 or 10 minutes, then rinse off completely.
Pineapple can be peeled leaving 1 cm of fruit on the peel. Smooth it on, flesh side down and rinse off.
Aloe makes a great shaving gel. Buy a plant, break open a leaf and voila! Also great for healing cuts.
Shea or Cocoa Butter beautiful as a lip gloss. If it is too thick rub it between your fingers to soften it.
Homemade spa recipes and homemade skin care is worth the little extra effort. Organic ingredients provide the best result.
Be creative and suprise yourself. Careful though, with the simplicity of these homemade spa recipes it is possible to over indulge… how wonderful!