Save time and money with these fun and easy at-home spa treatments
Need some pampering at the spa after a long week of work but too tired to leave the house? Tied up with commitments from career, home and family, not all women has the luxury of visiting a spa as and when they like. Enjoy some well-deserved me-time, plus save time and money with these fun and easy at-home spa treatments, which will leave you with glowing skin, all fresh and ready for a brand new week.
1. Peppermint Foot Soak to Revitalize Your Feet
Ease tired feet with a homemade peppermint and milk soak. The cooling and calming effect of peppermint will instantly re-energize sore feet and powdered milk will leave feet smooth and soft. This simple peppermint foot soak recipe makes at least ½ a jar which you can store for future use.
½ cup epsom salt
½ cup powdered milk
2 tablespoons loose peppermint tea leaves (or 2 peppermint tea bags)
8 drops of peppermint essential oil (optional)
Mix epsom salt and powdered milk in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of loose peppermint tea leaves or cut open 2 peppermint tea bags and place the contents in the bowl. Add 8 drops of peppermint essential oil (optional). Stir all ingredients to mix well. Transfer to an airtight jar and store it for future use.
To enjoy the homemade foot soak, add ½ cup of peppermint and milk foot soak to hot water. Soak for 15 to 20 minutes to refresh and revitalize tired, aching feet.
2. Coconut Cream and Avocado Hair Mask for Healthy Hair Growth
Coconut is the hottest ingredient of the moment found in many beauty products. Rich in lauric acid, proteins and essential fats, coconut cream can strengthen hair to prevent hair breakage. Other vitamins and minerals found in coconut cream will promote healthy hair growth leaving your hair shiny and bouncy. The added avocado and honey will also help to soothe and moisturize the scalp.
200ml coconut cream
2 tablespoons of honey
Mash the avocado in a bowl and add the coconut cream. Add the honey and stir well until mixture becomes a paste. Apply the mixture to hair and wrap hair with a hot towel. Leave in for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Enjoy a glass of wine and read a book while you wait. Rinse out in the shower. Shampoo hair and condition as usual.
3. Brown Sugar and Olive Oil Body Scrub for Smooth and Glowing Skin
The best way to keep skin smooth and glowing is always to exfoliate and moisturize. Simple and scrumptious, this easy-to-make brown sugar and olive oil body scrub will leave your skin irresistibly smooth and radiant.
½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup olive oil
Few drops of your favourite essential oil (optional)
Mix all ingredients in a bowl and stir well. Transfer contents to an airtight jar and store for future use for up to 4 weeks.
Use 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and olive oil body scrub to exfoliate your skin in the shower. Rinse well with water and follow up with your favourite body moisturizer. For smooth and glowing skin, we recommend Bright Now Brightening Moisture Body Lotion that is rich in Vitamin B3 which will help to strengthen skin barrier. The added mandelic acid will activate cellular renewal for a healthy and radiant complexion.
4. Relax in a Rose and Lavender Essential Oil Bath
Treat yourself to a relaxing and moisturizing bath after a long week. Jojoba oil resembles our natural skin’s oil and thus is gentle enough for all skin types. It provides long-lasting moisture and contains plenty of nutrients like vitamin E and B. Rose essential oil is known for its healing and calming properties, perfect for relieving anxiety and stress. It can also function as an antioxidant, with moisturizing benefits for dry skin. Lavender essential oil can help relieve nervous tension, promote blood circulation and improve sleep quality.
4 tablespoons jojoba oil
10 drops of rose essential oil
10 drops of lavender essential oil
Mix all ingredients in a glass bottle and save for future use. Add 1 teaspoon (5ml) of rose and lavender essential oil mixture into warm bath water. Stir well and have a relaxing bath for smooth and supple skin.
5. At-Home Mesotherapy Treatment with MESO-GLOW
Adapted to women who have no time for skin clinic or beauty spa, MESO-GLOW is the perfect at-home treatment for your skin to end your at-home spa night. Enjoy a professional-grade skin treatment in the comfort of your home at a fraction of the price. Inspired by medical mesotherapy, this at-home mesotherapy treatment comes with 5 bottles of powerful serum infused with hyaluronic acid and vitamins to give your skin the boost it needs. Safely applied with a Meso-Roller (a specially formulated 0.1mm dermaroller that is gentle enough for all skin types), it is easy to use with no downtime. The weekly treatment will reinvigorate the skin and boost your complexion. Read more on the benefits of at-home mesotherapy.
Open a bottle of MESO-GLOW serum and pour into tray provided. Use disinfectant spray on the Meso-Roller provided and rinse with water. Roll the Meso-Roller onto tray with serum and then apply to skin with rolling action. Repeat until serum is finished. Repeat weekly treatment for 5 weeks and watch your skin transform.
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