At Home Spa Treatments

There is most likely not a woman out there who doesn't enjoy being pampered at a spa, but that can be costly and time consuming. So in between those special treatments from the professional, you can still feel like a million bucks at home.

Try these natural at home treatments.

FACIAL STEAM:

-Cleanse your face as normal
-Pour almost boiling water into a bowl (don't over-fill)
-Add you favorite herbs or essential oils (according to the benefit you want)

**If you want a deep clean - add juniper, sage, thyme, or peppermint**

**If you want to relax - add lavender, sweet marjoram, or lemon balm**

-If you are using herbs be sure to let them steep for about 5 minutes for maximum effect

-put your face over the steaming bowl and place a towel over your head

-the steam opens up your pours, and the herbs help deep clean and refresh your skin

-stay under tent for 10 to 15 minutes

**Steam is also a great way to relieve sinus headaches and allergy congestion**

ACNE TONIC:

-Put 2-3 teaspoons of dried basil into one cup boiling water
-Let it steep for 20 minutes
-Cool and apply to acne with a cotton ball

The tonic will last in the refrigerator for up to 90 days.

AVOCADO FACIAL:

dry skin:
-1 egg yoke
-1 avocado

oily skin:
-1 egg white
-1 tsp. lemon juice
-1/2 an avocado

-mix all ingredients in a bowl
-apply to your face and leave on for 20 minutes
-rinse off with plain water

DEEP CONDITIONER FOR HAIR:

-1/2 cup honey
-1/4 cup olive oil (for oily hair only use 2 T.)
-4 drops rosemary oil (promotes hair growth)

-mix all ingredients in a bowl and store in a clean plastic bottle
-apply to damp hair
-wrap hair in a warm towel (use the microwave or dryer)
-leave in for 30 minutes
-shampoo and rinse with cool water

SEA SALT BODY SCRUB:

-2 tablespoons fine sea salt
-squeeze half a grapefruit (or use grapefruit essential oils)

-mix in a bowl
-get in the shower and rub the mixture briskly over your body
-rinse well

**Sea Salt exfoliates the skin



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