Soak Away Your Stress – Bath and Beauty Tips and Recipes


The Art of Bathing

Most of the time, taking a bath means showering and it's really a matter of cleanliness. Here we take the kind of luxurious and relaxing bath. Swimming that concerns both the mind and the body.

First, set the mood. Choose a soothing music that makes you smile. You might want to consider a small plate of chocolates and a glass of red wine. Then light the candles. Many candles, so you can turn off the lights. Choose your favorite bubble bath or your bath salts. Fill the tub with water that is the perfect temperature. Now, sink into the water, relax and float all the worries of the day. Drift, dream and rejuvenate. Now, that's the way to celebrate the day.

More Recipes and Bath Ideas

For a soothing bath, just add 1/4 cup of vanilla extract to it. water from your bath.

For a milk bath, add 1 cup of powdered milk to help soften your skin.

For a soothing bath, add rose or lavender petals to your bath.

Secure Your Feet
Mix eight strawberries, two tablespoons of olive oil or corn and a teaspoon of kosher salt. Mix in a paste, being careful not to mix. Massage in your feet, rinse and relax.

Collect a Facial Mask
Mix a tablespoon of plain yogurt with the 1/2 orange juice. Use your fingers to smooth the mixture on your face and let it sit for five minutes. Rinse and enjoy the clean and refreshing sensation.

Facial mask for oily skin
Finely grate an apple. Mix five tablespoons of honey in the grown apple. Apply carefully on the face and let stand for 10-15 minutes. Rinse and relax.

Mask for hair
2 egg yolks

1 very ripe mango

2 tablespoons plain yogurt

Mix all the ingredients in a blender. "Paint" on the hair and relax for 15 minutes. Wash well.

Refreshing facial mask
2 tablespoons plain yogurt

1 cucumber

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 egg white

2 spoons tablespoon oat flakes

2 tablespoons milk powder

1 tablespoon honey

Mix all ingredients together in a food processor or blender. Smooth gently on the face, and leave on for five minutes and rinse.

Exfoliation and soaking of the feet
3 tablespoons of flaked almonds

1 tablespoon of honey

1/2 cup of coconut milk (canned, available in most grocery stores)

1 lemon cut in half

Kosher salt or large raw sugar

In a small bowl, mix honey, almonds and milk. Fill a container large enough to soak your feet with warm water (bath temperature.) Pour the coconut milk and honey mixture into the hot water and mix. Dip your feet for a few minutes to soften them, then dip the lemon halves in salt or sugar and rub them on your feet to exfoliate them. Dip your feet for another 10 minutes, then dry them with a towel. Use body butter or lotion to keep your feet smooth.


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