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DIY spa day ideas

DIY spa day ideas

Love going to the spa, but hate the cost? Here's some incredibly easy and simple DIY spa day ideas to help get your skin, body and hair all summer fresh without the huge bill!

Does your skin need exfoliation? Try my favorite recipe for a body scrub that will help soften your skin and make it glow for the summer.

DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub
Ingredients:
1 cup coconut oil
2 cups raw sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar

Directions:
First combine the two sugars and mix them together and then slowly add the coconut oil, stir up and enjoy! Scrub it into your skin right before you hop into the shower and wash off for your perfect summer glow and soft, exfoliated skin!

Does your face feel dry, dull or need a little extra TLC? Try some of my favorite facial recipes to help leave your face feeling rejuvenated and ready for anything summer will throw your way!

DIY Facials
For dry skin: mix together half a mashed avocado with a 1/4 cup honey and leave it on your face for about 10 minutes. This facial with help moisturize your face and leave it softer!

For dull skin: rejuvenate your skin with a simple citrus facial. Mix together 1 tablespoon of your favorite orange juice and 1 tablespoons some plain yogurt. Leave the mask on your face for about 10 minutes to reveal glowing, smooth skin!

For skin that needs some TLC: mix together 1 tablespoon ground oatmeal (use a coffee grinder or blender) with 1 tablespoon plain yogurt and then add in a little honey. Gently rub the mask all around your face and leave it on for about 10 minutes to reveal pampered and beautified skin!

Does your hair look lifeless and feel like it needs some extra love? Most salons suggest expensive treatments, but you can try some easy tricks to help your hair at home without breaking the bank!

DIY Hair Treatments
For dull hair: experts have discovered that dairy products can help reveal shinier hair and beautify your dull hair! Try massaging 1/2 cup plain yogurt into your damp hair and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Rinse the yogurt mask off with some cool water to reveal your shinier and healthier hair!

For dry hair: mix together three tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil with two eggs and apply the mixture into your hair. Let it sit for about 15 minutes and rinse off in the shower to reveal hydrated, luscious locks!

For a dry, flaky scalp: mix together 1/2 a mashed-up banana with two tablespoons honey and some almond oil drops. Massage the mixture into your scalp right after you wet your hair in the shower and let sit for about 10 minutes before washing it out.

These simple and EASY spa DIY tricks will help leave your body, skin and hair leaving rejuvenated without costing a fortune and will ensure that you look your very best!

Photo by Neeta Lind

 

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