DIY Spa Treatments for Better Skin

facial I got at a spa retreat in Tasmania last year

Are you searching for do-it-yourself (DIY) beauty and spa treatment that can improve your skin’s texture and health? Regardless of the effects of aging, your skin can appear younger by applying natural products. There are proven, cost-effective skin-beautification methods that are healthy. However, the spa formula that we shall recommend in this article varies with different skin textures. While we all love a luxury day-spa, it’s not always affordable to pay for expensive treatments. Instead, I’ve come up with the best DIY ideas for perfect skin! 

How to Prepare Honey-Avocado Face Mask

A facial mask is a paste from the blend of skin-boosting ingredients that boost blood circulation. This particular one is inspired by a facial I got at a spa retreat in Tasmania last year. It’s applied on the face and allowed to dry. Usually, at-home facial masks act as a cleanser, and soothing exfoliators your skin. A blend of ripe avocados, cider vinegar, and honey has moisturizing effects. Here’s how to prepare a cleansing mask that’s made from honey and avocado. You’ll need the following recipe for this special homemade face mask.

  • Ripe avocado paste (1/4 cup)
  • Wild honey (2 tablespoons)
  • Cider vinegar (1/2 teaspoon)

Use a small food processor to blend these ingredients until it’s smooth. Transfer the paste into a small bowl, and wash your face to remove natural oils and impurities before applying a thin layer of the paste. Allow drying for 30 minutes, before rinsing off. Also, ensure regular applications of between 2 to 3 times weekly.

While the benefit of avocado is its hydrating effect, honey provides some cleansing actions; cider vinegar tones your skin, and balances its pH value.

love a luxury day-spa

Enjoy a Milk Bath

Skin blemish might occur as discolouration, eczema, freckles, psoriasis, etc. However, milk contains lactic acid and antioxidant vitamin C that nourish the skin. By relaxing in a bathtub with the milk powder, these ingredients can seep through your skin pores and soften your skin tissues. You can also add some drops of honey to your bathwater, and enjoy this milk bath recipe. Alternatively, an aromatherapy bath can provide a homemade spa-like experience for you. Lavender and Rosemary’s plants have special essential oils with a strong aroma that could make your bathroom smell like a spa.

The Luxurious Treat of Facial Massage

There are cheap eye massagers that estheticians recommend for at-home use. As a handheld device, it offers facial massages for clearing spots, reducing crow feet and fine lines. Don’t underestimate the effects of harmful UV rays and aging. These conditions cause facial tissues to fold and dark spots and weaken the cells around your eyes. However, the vibrations from a handheld eye massager can stimulate under-the-eye cells. After using this facial massage device, apply eye serum and expect some reparative benefits.

How to Prepare Citrus Body Scrub

You can use citrus fruit recipes like orange and lemon for regular exfoliations. Generally, exfoliation removes dead layers of skin cells and tissues. Also, your homemade body scrub ingredients can bring the spa experience that you need. Don’t forget that juice from citrus have sugar. So, you should select any citrus with the right sugar for your skin texture. Unlike sensitive skin, dry skin textures can withstand aggressive scrubs. You’ll need the following recipe for this special DIY body scrub.

  • Raw or demerara sugar (1 cup)
  • Organic honey (1/4 cup)
  • Fresh juice from Orange (1/4 cup)
  • Add essential oils like Lavender or Rosemary

With this special blend of body scrub, get ready perform the DIY exfoliation with a ‘loofah’ (scrubbing brush). Don’t run the shower water on your body until you’ve completed this mixture. Ensure body-scrubbing rotation on every part, and allow the recipe seep through your skin pores. Also, allow for a few minutes before rinsing off, and don’t dry your body completely. According to estheticians, you can apply a moisturizing cream to enhance your skin texture after this scrub.