Dedicating time and relaxation to your body is something that many of us have surely wanted, but that unfortunately, due to financial issues or lack of time, we have not been able to achieve. Despite the fact that today, spa centers are in fashion and there are more and more of them, on many occasions we must go through several phases to be able to make an appointment, without neglecting the little time that we can enjoy. For this reason, I want to tell you a few tricks to create your own spa at home.
This technique is essential to relax our body and revitalize our spirit. The aroma enhances energy, physical, emotional and spiritual. Choose an essential oil of your preference, if you wish you can accompany the oils with scent candles; later, dilute the oil in hot water and let it steam so that the smell penetrates your nose.
Accompany your spa at home with music therapy. Put on relaxing music, you can put sounds of the sea, sounds of the beach or music that generates in you, an effect of fullness and tranquility. The application of music therapy is very useful to counteract stress and anxiety.
Self-massage will help you relax your muscles and increase blood circulation, in addition, through this technique, you can relieve pain, regulate physical tension and improve the ability to fall asleep.
You will need 8 drops of frankincense oil and 4 drops of lavender oil, complement with 30 ml of almond oil and start your massage at home. Remember during the massage to increase the intensity of the movements, then apply pressure with your palm and massage for 20 minutes.
4-pamper your skin
The next step to enjoying a great spa at home is exfoliating your skin. Did you know that with just a handful of sugar, two tablespoons of honey and a little lemon, you can eliminate dead cells from your body? Even after applying this mixture, your skin will be soft and smooth. Rinse with lukewarm water.
5-Hydrate your face
Hydration in the face is vital, since it is responsible for eliminating fluid retention, prevents the appearance of imperfections; diminishes expression lines and restores radiance to the skin.
To hydrate your skin like in a real spa, initially, you must cleanse the face with a toner of your choice, then cut a leaf of aloe vera and extract its gel. Subsequently, apply the gel on the face and leave it on for 10 minutes.
Second, blend ½ cucumber with ¼ cup of yogurt and a tablespoon of brown sugar, add ground coffee and egg white. This mask will leave your face really soft, free of impurities and hydrated. Leave on for 10 minutes and remove with cold water.
6-Revitalize your hair
You cannot leave out the hair. Certainly in the spa, the hair does not have great prominence, but in our home spa, it will be one of the protagonists of the day. Hair tends to easily mistreat, for this reason, it is essential to maintain habits of care and revitalization for this area of our body.
You will need avocado, egg white, 10 drops of almond oil, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and a few drops of olive oil; Mix all the ingredients and apply all over your hair. Put on a shower cap and leave for 15 minutes, then rinse with plenty of cold water.
7-Exfoliate your hands and feet
Let’s not forget our hands and feet, pampering them will be of great benefit to our health. That is why in our home spa we are going to exfoliate and hydrate these areas.
You will need sea salt, olive oil, and coconut oil. Prepare a mixture with the aforementioned ingredients and apply as a massage to the hands and feet. Then if you want, put warm water compresses on the soles of your feet to finish relaxing this area.
8-Prepare a relaxing bath
Prepare a bath, you can apply oatmeal, sea salt, almond oil and coconut oil all over your body, massage in a circular motion and press in the areas where you feel the most tension. Finish the bath with cold water.