Living Well on a Budget

October 14, 2008 · Filed Under Cheap Beauty Tips · Comments Off on Living Well on a Budget 

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If it’s Good Enough for Cleopatra

Add milk to your bathwater. I like to use Sea Salts or Bath Therapy and then add about a cup of milk to my bathwater. It feels wonderful. If it’s good enough for Cleopatra, then it’s good enough for me! – Nicole Dean

Make your own Sugar Scrub

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/8 cup vegetable oil such as sunflower or something like that
1 tbsp honey
essential oils such as rosemary, mint or grapefruit

Use about one tablespoon, Especially good on rough dishpan hands, elbows, and feet.

Michele Calpito

Benefits of Lavender

Lavender has been widely known to aid in calming nerves and tension as well as aiding in the relief of headache and migraines while easing your drift off to sleep.  Enjoy a lavender scented eye pillow with the lights low to ease your headache away, the scent soothes your mind and body.  – Christina Lunceford

Free Bath Salt Recipes for a Spa Experience at Home

October 14, 2008 · Filed Under Cheap Beauty Tips · 2 Comments 

As Moms, we know the meaning of stress! And, we know the meaning of wanting to relax with a spa bath experience. Take care of yourself with these recipes for bath salts you can make from home.

Cocoa Bath Salts De-Stress Recipe

1/8 cup Hershey’s unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 cup powdered milk
1/4 cup Epsom salts
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon cornstarch
Optional: 2 to 3 drops lavender essential oil.

Mix all ingredients in a bowl until well combined and then add as the bath water is running.

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Simple Bath Salt Experience

Add plain old Epsom salts (the kind you can get at Kmart or any discount store) and milk to your bath tub with hot water.

If you have any favorite essential oils that you enjoy, drop a few drops into the bath for an aromatherapy spa experience.

Check out this site for more free Homemade Beauty Recipes.

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