A trip to the spa can be very expensive and it is something that not everybody can afford. Well now, with some simple DIY recipes, you can have your very own spa at home. These packs will help your skin in a lot of ways. Their all-natural ingredients are a lot better than anything else you would find in the market. Before you use any of these products, you need to ensure that you are well aware of your skin type so that you get the maximum benefit.
Having a home spa is not just cheap and budget friendly but it is also a perfect way to pamper yourself. From rejuvenation to skin polishing and even dead cells removal, these packs offer you all the benefits your skin needs.
Chocolate facial mask
An ideal facemask that will make your skin feel silky and smooth, this mask is meant for people with normal skin. The honey and cream helps to add the moisture while dead cells are sloughed by using oatmeal. Here are the ingredients needed for this facemask.
Coca – 1/3 cup
Heavy cream – 3 tablespoons
Cottage cheeses – 2 teaspoons
Honey – ¼ cup
Oatmeal powder – 3 teaspoons
First, you need to form a nice paste by mixing all the ingredients, and then you should apply this pack on your face. After 10 minutes, use warm water to rinse the pack off.
Skin polishing spa treatment with Apple pie
This is a perfect choice if you want to take care of surface dirt and remove dead skin cells. Apples are rich in Vitamin C and A, and they have high potassium content as well. This is the reason why this pack helps in polishing your skin and giving it the nourishment it needs. For this pack, you would need the following ingredients:
Brown sugar – 2 tablespoon
Granulated sugar – 2 tablespoon
Fresh applesauce or puree – 1 tablespoon
Cinnamon – 1/8 teaspoon
Mix the ingredients well by stirring, and apply this paste while you are bathing. You can also use this pack for your knees, heels and elbows. While you are applying the pack, make sure you do it in a circular motion, and rinse well. Do not forget to use a body lotion after your shower.
Note- In case you plan to use this pack for your face then it is advisable not to use granulated sugar since it can be rough on the skin. Instead, just use the brown sugar as it will be light on the skin and will not cause any damage.
Honey and oatmeal face mask
If you want a vibrant and younger looking complexion, then this facemask will do the trick. Honey has anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant properties, and oatmeal, on the other hand, will help in moisturizing your skin. This is perfect for any skin type including those whose skin is sensitive. In this pack you will need:
Pure Honey – 1 tablespoon
Organic milk – ½ cup
Water – ½ cup
Uncooked oatmeal – ½ cup
Take a small pan and cook the ingredients for 5 – 6 minutes over medium heat. Once it is done, set it aside and let it cool down. Then take some honey and massage on your face before applying the mask. Using the upward stroke put the mask on your face and let it be for 10-15 minutes. Using a soft washcloth dipped in warm water, remove the mask from your face.
Peppermint foot scrub
As much as it is important to take care of your face, it is also essential that you should take care of your feet. With this foot scrub, your feet will feel soft and refreshed. This is beneficial for those who stand or walk a lot throughout the day. For the foot scrub, you will need the following ingredients
Green food coloring – 2 drops – Optional
Peppermint essential oil – 10-15 drops
Warm coconut Oil – ½ cup
Coarse sugar – 1 -2 cups
Take a jar, mix all the ingredients together, and store it. To get a good consistency, use sugar. Keep this mixture aside, and use it at least once in a week before you shower. This will help your feet to relax and it will protect the skin of your feet.