Wishing for a spa getaway? To feel royally pampered in preparation for the summer months, therapists at the legendary Turnberry Isle Miami and its Forbes-rated Four Star Spa & Fitness Center suggest these at-home treatments using natural ingredients for those times when you can’t make it into the spa:
Mommy-to-Be Body Scrub – Helps with skin hydration and exfoliation.
– ½ cup of oatmeal
– 1 cup of yogurt
Directions: Mix the oatmeal and yogurt together in a bowl. Use your hands to massage the scrub onto your skin in a circular motion.
Coffee & Coconut Oil Booster – Activates circulation, rids cellulite and helps remove dead skin cells.
– ½ cup of coffee powder
– 2 tablespoons of coconut oil (olive oil can be used instead)
Directions: Mix the coffee powder and oil in a bowl. Use hands to massage mixture in a circular motion.
Sunburn Solution – Great for sensitive skin.
– 2 bananas
– 3 tablespoons of honey
– ¼ cup of cold milk
Directions: Mix the bananas, honey and milk in a blender. Apply to the mixture to skin and wait 10 minutes until rinsing.
Apple Toner – Exfoliates and calms normal / combination skin.
– 1 skinless apple
– ½ cup of cold water
Directions: Mix the apple and water in the blender until it becomes very thin. Using cotton, apply to face.
Have you tried any of these natural DIY spa treatments yourself?
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Shannon began A Girl’s Gotta Spa! beauty blog in 2005 to morph her love of beauty and in educating women on what truly works and what does not. In 2013 she launched a bath and body line as an extention of the beauty blog. One thing she always has on her at all times? Lip balm.