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Have a Fabulous Zero Waste Spa Day

4 Recipes to Treat Yourself!

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August 31, 2020 - 12:00 am
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With all the stressors coming at you in a day, it's important to find the time for a little self care. It can go a long way when it comes to your mental and physical health. Here are 4 simple and natural recipes that can give you a fabulous Zero Waste Spa Day. Being good to yourself and the environment. Turn off your phone, and let the pampering begin .... 

Hair Mask
All you need are 2 ingredients for healthier hair. 

  • 2 tbls coconut oil  - helps protect from damage & breakage w/ vitamins and fatty acid to grow thicker & healthier hair
  • 1 tbls apple cider vinegar - helps reduce frizz and add shine 

Directions:

  • Mix these two ingredients together
  • Apply evenly throughout your hair
  • Leave on for around 15 minutes while you relax
  • Wash out thoroughly


Face Mask
Another simple and natural mask for your face. It can be paired with a hair mask / bath time. It nourishes, exfoliates and cleans the skin. A plus for anti-aging skincare. 

  • 2 tbls oats – mixed in a food processor 
  • 1 tbls soy yogurt / regular yogurt

Directions:

  • Mix ingredients together
  • Use your hands to apply evenly over your face
  • Leave on 10 - 15 minutes
  • Wash off thoroughly
  • Apply moisturizer

Exfoliating Scrub
Out with the old and in with the new. Old coffee grinds can take away dead skin while helping with circulation, reducing cellulite and scarring. 

  • 2 tbls coffee grinds
  • 1-2 drops essential oil of choice (vanilla or lavender)
  • 1 tbls water.

Directions:

  • Mix these together
  • Use your hands to rub the scrub gently over your body 
  • Apply moisterizer


DIY Moisturizer 
Using non pore clogging oils can be great to hydrate and nourish skin. 

  • 3 tbls shea butter 
  • 1 1/2 tbls  avocado oil
  • 1 drop lavender oil
  • 2 drops rose oil

Step One:

  • Put a pan with a small amount of water over heat. Leave to boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce to simmer.
  • Place 3 tbls of shea butter over the pan, and sitr consistently until it's melted. 

Step Two:

  • Add in the avocado oil to the melted shea butter and stir
  • Add the other oils. 1 drop of lavender & 2 drops of rose

Step Three:

  1. Place the mixture in the freezer for 15 minutes / thin crust will be on top when taken out
  2. With a hand-whisk, whisk the mixture until creamy

Step Four:

  • Put your moisturizer in an air-tight container. Use as needed. Enjoy!

Let your mind and body enjoy the natural loving care you have given it. Treat yourself to a favorite snack. Do what makes you Happy. Release the tension and stress. Relax ... 

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