Most of the time when you are stressed, you just want to treat yourself in the spa is fun but sometimes it would cost more than expected. And sometimes, going to your favorite spa is a little annoying because of traffic. So maybe it would be better if you just make your own spa recipes and give yourself a spa experience at home, right? Most of these recipes will contain ingredients that are not expensive or you can easily find them in your kitchen so no need to worry about spending a lot of money.
Turmeric eye mask: If you are one of the many people who struggle to minimize or conceal dark under-eye circles, the remedy may have been in your pantry all along. This two-ingredient under-eye mask will help improve the appearance of eye bags in just a few minutes. Stir together 2 teaspoons turmeric and 3 teaspoons pineapple juice, forming a paste. Carefully apply the mixture under your eyes, and let it sit for around 10 to 15 minutes. Do not leave it on for too long or the turmeric might stain your skin. Gently wash off the paste with warm water. For best results, repeat regularly.
Carrot and oatmeal mask: When it comes to weight management, carrot juice for weight loss is extremely useful, but carrots are also a popular ingredient for homemade beauty recipes. Carrots are loaded with minerals, vitamins C, D, K and E along with B vitamins and Beta-carotene, all of which help in making the skin youthful and glowing by increasing the production of collagen in the skin cells. Carrots are especially useful for preparing winter SPA masks because it supplies all the necessary nutrients to the skin during the harsh and dry winter months. All you need are these following ingredients: 2 tablespoons of freshly grated carrots, 1 teaspoon of oatmeal, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and, 1 egg yolk. Put all the constituents in a glass container and mix till it forms a smooth mask. Apply it evenly on the face, neck, and other body parts if you want. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water. You can apply this face mask regularly on your skin in order to get even skin tone.
Chocolate face mask: Who wouldn’t want to indulge in the sinfully delicious taste of chocolate? But it is a lesser-known fact that chocolate is also an amazing spa skin care ingredient for pampering your skin. It not only makes the skin soft, silky and smooth, but also makes the skin moisturized and hydrated while leaving it smelling romantic and delicious. The antioxidants present in chocolate neutralize the cell damage caused by oxidative stress. This is an amazing face pack for glowing skin which is so delicious that you might be tempted to lick it! Ingredients are: ½ cup of cocoa, 3 tablespoons of heavy cream, 2 teaspoons of cottage cheese, ¼ cup of honey and, 3 teaspoons of oatmeal powder. Mix all the materials in a large bowl and make sure it achieves a smooth consistency. Apply this concoction evenly on the face and relax for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash off thoroughly with warm water. Reapply this chocolate mask once every week to get gorgeous and flawless skin.
Apple, sugar and cinnamon body scrub: Apples are well known for their skin-friendly vitamin A and C that not only promote collagen production in the skin but also the regeneration of new skin cells. The mineral copper found in apples helps in melanin production which protects the skin from harmful UV rays of the skin. The malic acid present in apples works as an exfoliating enzyme which removes dead skin cells and dirt from the external layer of the skin. The combination of apples with cinnamon and sugar makes it one of the best skin care recipes to enhance skin tone and is the ultimate answer to the question of how to get rid of dead skin cells naturally. All you need is: 2 tablespoons of apple puree, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar and, half a teaspoon of cinnamon. Blend all the ingredients in a glass bowl by stirring it thoroughly. Apply the body polish all over your body and scrub in a soft circular motion using a loofah or washcloth. Pay special care to the elbows, knees and heels. Rinse well and apply a deep moisturizing body lotion. If you plan to use this scrub on the face, just make sure to leave out the granulated sugar.