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DIY All Natural Spa Kit For Perfect Gift

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All that glitters is gold these holidays – treat a beauty addict to everything from all natural skincare products to some new homemade bath bombs or makeup. But I think one of the best, easy and simple way to gift your favorite skincare-obsessed person in your life is DIY SPA KIT.

Express your love with this all-natural and homemade spa kit which includes body and foot scrub, skin brightening massage oil and moisturizing body butter. Let’s see how can we make those gift.


1. Chocolate Body Scrub

chocolate body scrub

Ingredients

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and store in an airtight glass container.  You can keep this scrub for 7-10 days and do not let the water get inside the bottle.

How to apply

  • Gently massage the mixture into your body in a circular motion before going for the shower. After your shower, pat your skin and apply moisturizer.
  • Massage the mixture in a circular direction for about 10 minutes. Repeat it 2-3 times in a week for the desired result. You can take a warm shower before applying the chocolate body scrub because warm water makes the skin susceptible to proper exfoliation as it opens up the skin pores and helps to absorb nutrition from coffee.

Sugar is a big depository of skin beautifying qualities if used topically on the skin as an exfoliating scrub. It can deliver excellent results in brightening and polish your skin. It has moisturizing properties that prevent the skin from drying.

Coconut oil has lauric acid that acts as the antibacterial agent and it exfoliates the dead skin cells. Due to saturated fats, it melts on the skin when it is being applied, without leaving any kind of residues. It easily seeps into the skin pores, moisturizing deeply. It preserves the smoothness of the skin by keeping it wrinkle-free.

Vitamin E Oil helps fight the effect of free radicals that cause signs of aging like wrinkles, age spots, and dark circles. It’s an antioxidant which is a food for a hydrated and nourished skin.

Cacao powder is high in antioxidants which block harmful free radicals in the body. It also protects the body against premature aging. It is high in vitamin C and magnesium, which helps in protecting the skin and keeping it healthy. Cacao helps in improving the skin’s complexion. It also provides hydration to the skin, which is a must for a younger looking skin.

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2. Himalayan Pink Salt Foot Scrub

himalayan pink salt foot scrub

Ingredients

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and store in an airtight glass container.  You can keep this scrub for 10-15 days and do not let the water get inside the bottle.

How to apply

  • Fill a small foot spa tub or basin with warm (not hot) water. Optional: For every six cups of water added to the basin, add one cup of milk (a naturally exfoliating and nourishing ingredient).
  • Soak your feet for at least 20 minutes, allowing the milk’s lactic acid to soften the skin.
  • Now follow up with the Himalayan food scrub and massage it into the skin in a circular motion, paying special attention to the extra-rough spots on the heels and big toes.
  • After rinsing, apply a rich foot cream (if done before sleeping) or a non-greasy lotion (if done at any time of the day) and pull on a pair of socks to seal the moisture in.
  • Repeat this for 2-3 times a week.

Himalayan salt has a soothing and relaxing effect on the skin by removing dirt and toxins from the body. It helps to relieve dry and itchy skin and facilitates quick healing by opening up the pores, improving circulation and hydrating the tissues. It makes your skin softer, supple and acts as a moisturizer for dry, chapped skin.

Baking soda has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which kill the microbes. It unclogs skin pores and maintains the optimum skin’s pH and gives a healthy glow to the skin. It is a good exfoliator as it has tiny granules which deep cleanse the hair follicle and removes the dirt, dry skin, and dead skin cells. It is a perfect remedy for removing dark spots, scars due to its deep pore cleansing properties and give a way to regenerate new skin cells.

Lemon has Antibacterial and Antimicrobial properties which kill harmful microbes. The familiar scent of lemon oil can help you refocus and relax, while the essential oil removes toxins from your skin. It increases circulation, which helps your body heal itself while warming the feet and brightening dull skin.

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Coconut oil has lauric acid that acts as the antibacterial agent and it exfoliates the dead skin cells. Due to saturated fats, it melts on the skin when it is being applied, without leaving any kind of residues. It easily seeps into the skin pores, moisturizing deeply. It preserves the smoothness of the skin by keeping it wrinkle-free.


3. Winter Intense Moisturizing Cocoa Body Butter

moisturizing body butter

Ingredients

How to make

  • Using double boiler system, melt cocoa butter, shea butter and coconut oil over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until melted.
  • Remove from heat allow the pan to cool.
  • For a fast process, you can also place the bowl in the refrigerator just until mixture starts to set up- about 20 minutes – it should be opaque.
  • Scoop into the bowl of your stand mixer or use a hand mixer and mix on high for 3-5 minutes until light, fluffy, and triple in size.
  • Add essential oil and whip an additional 2 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container- mason jars are perfect for this.
  • You can store this mixture for about 2 weeks and stored in the refrigerator the life of the butter will be more.
  • Just apply it to your body whenever required to get rid of dry skin.

Cocoa and Shea Butter is a wonderful, natural moisturizer that melts just above room temperature. It is high in fatty acids which penetrates the skin for deep hydration. They are rich in antioxidants, Vitamin A and E and fatty acids. These fatty acids actually are a benefit to your skin, because they will provide a layer of protection from skin stressors and free radicals. They help to remove wrinkles and makes skin firm.

Coconut oil has the antibacterial agent and it exfoliates the dead skin cells. It melts on the skin when it is being applied, without leaving any kind of residues. It easily seeps into the skin pores, moisturizing deeply. It preserves the smoothness of the skin by keeping it wrinkle-free.

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Lavender oil soothes and nourishes the skin—healing dry skin, and reducing the appearance of dark spots and scars. It works as an excellent natural remedy for dry skin. It encourages the formation of healthy skin cells and is effective against acne, wrinkles, psoriasis and a host of other inflammatory conditions.


4. Skin Brightening Body Massage Oil

skin brightening body massage oil

Ingredients

How to apply

  • Using a funnel, add all the ingredients in a glass bottle and mix well. Keep it from direct light.
  • Just massage your body with this oil and get a bright and glowing skin with ultra-moisturizing benefits.
  • Massage your body 2-3 times a week for about 10-15 minutes and take a shower after 30 minutes of massage to get relaxed and let your skin nourished with it.

Almond oil has Vitamin E which restores and rejuvenates the skin. Thanks to the Vitamin A content in the oil, it may even help reduce acne flare-ups, wrinkles and fades dark spots. It can be safely used on sensitive skin as it is less likely to cause allergic reactions.

Argan oil is most commonly used as a skin moisturizer to hydrate and soften skin. With its high vitamin E and fatty acid content, argan oil is the ideal product to give skin a natural boost. It absorbs easily and is non-greasy and non-irritating.  It also gives skin a youthful glow and reduces the visibility of wrinkles. People suffering from dry skin which can leave skin raw, flaky and itchy will benefit immensely from argan oil.

Lemon oil has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that lighten scars by bleaching the affected part. Vitamin C works towards eliminating free radicals especially those that occur from sun damage and helps to whiten the skin. It also boosts the renewal of skin cells thus making it easier to get rid of dead skin that often cause skin pigmentation and dark patches. It contains astringent qualities that allow for cell rejuvenation and deals with skin pigmentation.

Lavender oil helps skin to heal faster which will prevent the formation of scars and spots that darken the skin. It contains antioxidants to allow cell rejuvenation and protects skin from sun damage.


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