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Pamper Yourself: DIY Tips for a Spa Day at Home

With all of the stresses of everyday life, it’s important that we take some time for ourselves…and just relax. Not all of us can afford the luxury of a day at the spa or even have the time! Here are some great tips on how you can treat yourself at home! Your mind and body will thank you. Invite a few friends over!

Did you know that you can shave your legs with olive oil for extra soft and smooth skin? You can make your own bath caddy and even aromatherapy heat packs. Or make a DIY “turbie twist”…it’s my daughter’s favorite thing she got for Christmas….

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    Check out these tips for having a spa day at home in the gallery.

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    Treat your dry and damaged hair with this easy and inexpensive hair mask treatment that you can make at home!

     

    Get the recipe and see the results at Three in Three.

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    After your hair mask is complete, wrap it up with this awesome DIY twisted towel hair wrap!

     

    Get the tutorial and pattern at Heatherly Loves.

     

     

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    These are great DIY hot compresses that you just stick in the microwave. Great for sore muscles, and you can also add essential oils for even more relaxation power.

     

    Tutorial at Lil Blue Boo.

     

     

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    Did you know that you can shave your legs with olive oil for extra soft and smooth skin? That and several other random beauty items you probably already have at Lil Blue Boo

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    Not all of us can afford or have the time to visit the nail salon for a mani/pedi. Check out these tips for achieving the perfect manicure at home from Something Turquoise.

     

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    Give your feet a rest and treat your dry heals and toes in the process. This foot soak mix from  High Heels and Training Wheels should have your feet ready for flip flops or open toes.

     

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    While you are enjoying your relaxing food soak, sip on mint and lemon infused water. You will feel refreshed and your skin will thank you. Get the recipe at In Honor of Design.

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    Skip the store bought face mask and make your own! This mud mask from Essentially Eclectic has several healing properties for your skin, and Gabby explains how to alter it for dry, oily and combination skin. 

     

     

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    Treat your puffy, swollen skin under and around your eyes with this cucumber eye gel recipe from The Dabblist. Cucumbers have anti-inflammatory properties and your skin will soak it right up.

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    This Lemon Sugar Scrub recipe from The Idea Room will have your feet feeling oh so soft and smelling fabulous! You won't believe how easy it is to make! 

     

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    A Spa Day at home is not complete without a long soak in a hot bath. Bath bombs or fizzies are the perfect addition to your bath. Why spend money on expensive bath bombs when you can make them yourself? Get the how to at Something Turquoise.

     

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    Your are going to need a place to set your magazine, drink  and other relaxation supplies while you bathe. Instead of spending big bucks on a fancy cedar bathtub caddy, make your own for $5 with this great how to from Sawdust Girl.

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