Going to the spa is not only great for your body, but great for your mind. Unfortunately for most of us, due to cost, spa treatments are saved only for special occasions.
Just because your budget doesn’t allow regular visits to the spa doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in your own spa experience right at home.
Follow these tips and treat your body to an at-home, but still fantastic, body exfoliation and bath.
Dim the lights and light a few candles. Candles have a natural calming effect and will relax your mind while the bath relaxes your body.
Don’t forget a pillow or towel to rest your head. Nothing is worse than not being able to really relax in a bath. If you take regular baths (and you should) you may want to purchase a bath pillow. Just folding a small towel to support your neck will work as well.
Exfoliate your body using a great deep exfoliator such as Bliss’ Hot Scrub, or make your own brown sugar body scrub. Rub the exfoliator in circular motions exfoliating your entire body starting with your legs and working up. The dead skin will be sloughed leaving your skin with a healthy fresh layer. Skip your face; you’ll want a gentle facial exfoliator.
Don’t forget a magazine or a good book. Get caught up on the latest celebrity gossip or finally open the book you’ve been meaning to start.
- When you’re finished, moisturize your skin right away. Your skin has just soaked up water like a sponge, and now you’ll want to seal in the moisture by adding moisturizer. Indulge in something thick and luxurious such as 100% Pure Lemon Shea Body Butter.
- Turn off the phone and send your husband and the kids out for icecream; this is your time to relax.
- A relaxing bath is a great time to apply a facial or hair mask.
What You Need
- Bath soak
- Bath pillow or small towel
- Magazine or a good book