Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Scrub

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A deliciously sweet pumpkin scrub for hands and feet. Loaded with vitamin A and beta-carotene, pumpkins contain enzymes that when applied to skin, loosen the bonds that keep dead tissue cells clinging to the surface. Pumpkin therapy not only peels away dull outer cells but also delivers a burst of anti-aging and hydrating botanicals, leaving […]

Four DIY Sugar Scrubs, Four Ways

DIY Sugar Scrubs

From face to feet, four sugar scrubs to keep you sweet! Talk about a bum rap. Sugar has taken the heat for everything from acne to adult-onset diabetes. And while it certainly does make a beeline to the hips when eaten in the form of a cupcake, sugar can do wonders when directly applied to […]

Spa Bowl: 4 Beauty Recipes for a Football-Free Spa Party

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The folks at Epsom Salt Council know more about us than we thought. Somehow, they tapped into the fact that football doesn’t rule our weekends and we would trade beers at the local sports bar for a yoga class with the girls, any day. We’re not sports snobs or anything, we just a love a […]

Simply Sweet Vanilla and Brown Sugar Scrub

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A healthy sugar scrub to relieve dry, flaky skin. At just 19-years-old, Lauren Hamilton churned her passion for natural products into a successful beauty business. What started as a terrible teen acne (we’re sure you remember those days as fondly as we do!) has flourished into Simply Sweet Body Scrubs, an all-natural, healthy and affordable line of scrubs. […]

Tequila Shooter Foot Soak

tequila + lime foot soak

Tequila and lime foot soak for achy, breaky tootsies. Got tequila? Treat tired tootsies to a spell in this invigorating foot soak, complete with a shot of tequila. Both lime essential oil and alcohol have astringent properties to reduce swelling of achy, breaky feet. Lime also soothes and conditions skin. For the ultimate foot cure, […]

Fruity Beauty Home Spa Day Recipes

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Yes, you can do this at home! Whip up these easy, inexpensive home spa treatments and enjoy a day at the spa — in the privacy of your own home. Four easy recipes for a head to toe do-it-yourself spa day. Face: Coconut and Sugar Facial Polish Buff away dead skin cells with this soothing […]

Mindless Mint Foot Soak

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Soak your cares away with this revitalizing mint foot soak. This recipe is a home spa staple. Grab the fixings from your backyard garden or local grocer and you’ve got a no-brainer foot soak! Mint has anti-allergic properties and is a natural skin cleanser while rosemary has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. Plus, both scents work […]

Coffee Buzz Foot Scrub

coffee foot scrub

A fully caffeinated foot scrub that gives dry skin the boot. Beyond its obvious energy boosting benefits, coffee has a host of other healing benefits. Did you know that coffee grinds can help alleviate callused feet? It’s true! This coffee foot scrub recipe teams up ground coffee with sea salt and corn meal for a trio […]