After all the christmas and new year celebrations, spending a relaxing day at the spa is something you must be desiring. Is it so? So, why to spend your hard-earned fortune on super pricey spa treatments when you can actually make your own spa treatment products at home and that too using natural ingredients.
Fruits, cocoa, honey and yogurt are some of the few yummy ingredients that you can use at your home and make your own oh-so-tempting spa recipes. These natural spa recipes will not only pamper your body, but will also relax your mind and soothe your soul. Find these amazing home spa recipes below:
Choco Facial Mask
This sinfully delicious facial mask is ideal for normal skin. It will leave your skin soft, smooth and silky. The oatmeal discards dead skins, and the honey and cream add moisture. The choco facial mask is deliciously edible and perfect for smelling romantic as well.
Ingredients required: 2 tablespoons heavy cream, ¼ cup cocoa, 1 teaspoons cottage cheese, ¼ cup honey, 2 teaspoons oatmeal powder
Recipe: Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and smooth onto the face. Just relax for 8-10 minutes and then rinse using warm water.
Nourishing Coconut Conditioner
In Vedic times, women used to oil their hair using coconut oil mixed with rose, jasmine, or sandalwood. Doesn’t it sound lovely? So, here’s a hair conditioning recipe you can enjoy at home, with the flowers you can find near your home.
Ingredients required: 1 teaspoon black tea leaves, handful of coconut oil, holy basil, hibiscus, and marigold petals and coconut oil
Recipe: Heat some coconut oil in a pan. Remove from the stove and add dried hibiscus, marigold petals, holy basil. Also add 1 teaspoon of black tea leaves. Stand for a day, straining it into a glass jar. Apply this solution to your tresses once in a week and see the results.
Anti-Aging Hand Mask
Beside your face skin, the skin on the backs of your hand can also reveal considerable aging signs. However, unlike our faces, we really don’t pay much attention to our hands. Poor thing to do. Don’t you think so? The skin on our hands is so thin which causes it to become easily dehydrated. But do not panic. You do not need a costly surgical solution to cure this skin-aging problem. A simple and all-natural home recipe can make your skin feel fuller and youthful. Honey, an ingredient of this recipe helps in retaining moisture in your skin, whereas yogurt exfoliates your skin and makes it shine bright. And then there is kelp powder, which is filled with Omega-3 fatty acids and provides nourishment to the skin.
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon yogurt and 1 teaspoon kelp powder
Recipe: Mix the yogurt, honey and kelp powder together in a bowl and apply the mixture on the back of your hands. Let it dry for 10 minutes. Now wipe the mixture using warm water. Repeat this two times in a week and keep your skin moisturized and say goodbye to off fine lines!
Coffee Body Scrub
Does the smell of coffee perks you up every morning? Now inhale a complete shower full of it! This scrub made of ground coffee and massage oil moisturizes your body and weeds off dead, flaky skin cells.
Ingredients: 1 large cup of ground coffee, 2 tablespoons of massage oil such as sunflower or kernel oil, half cup raw sugar or sea salt
Recipe: Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Apply this mixture onto your skin rubbing the scrub with strong and even pressure in a wide, circular motion. Now shower off and lastly apply your favourite body lotion. Get ready to start your morning on a fresh note!
Your skin is your body’s most visible part. So, saving it from excess of sun exposure and nourishing it using right products are vital elements of optimal skincare. It will keep you feeling and looking fabulous and young for years to come. Start off today itself!