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New do-it-yourself at home SPA recipes formula found in Woman's Day magazine's June 2020 issue. Use this as an easy-to-follow guide to create your own customized creations.
"Spa" at Home
Give you skin TLC from head to toe in one simple step with exfoliating treatments your can whip up in your kitchen."
-Kayleigh Donahue Hodes
Face and body scrubs are pampering staples for a reason, they smooth, soften, clarify, brighten, and helps relieve the signs of aging skin.
Here are some DIY scrub recipe tips for all skin types:
Make an Exfoliating Treatment in Minutes
Treat yourself to a natural buffer by mixing one ingredient from each column, based on your skin needs and scent preferences.
Start with 4 Tbsp or an
Helps absorb facial oil.
Gentle enough for even sensitive skin.
SUGAR or SALT
Salt should only be used on the body; sugar is gentler.
Only for the body. Bonus: Caffeine temporarily tightens skin.
Add 4 Tbsp (or more) of a
Lightweight, so it won't clog pores.
Its lactic acid helps dissolve dead skin.
Contains antioxidants like vitamin E.
Soothes and nourishes dry skin.
Add optional scent with
Its aroma is calming and promotes deep sleep.
This has antioxidant, anti-aging ingredients vitamin A and C.
It's got an intensely floral, slightly sweet fragrance.
Good for acne; has an herbal scent.
Finish with 2 tsp of a
Astringent for oily skin; brightening.
Fights breakout-causing bacteria and brightens.
Has strong moisturizing properties.
Fruit acids help dislodge dead skin.
Don't Forget to Moisturize!
...It's important to hydrate skin to replenish the natural moisture that can be lost during exfoliation. ...A basic, fragrance-free formulation will be less likely to irritate freshly sloughed skin, especially if yours is sensitive."
Excepts from Woman's Day magazine's June 2020 editorial "Spa at Home" by Kayleigh Donahue Hodes.
(Donahue Hodes, K. "Style: Spa at Home." Woman's Day June 2020: 23-25)