Take a time out from all of the holiday hustle-bustle and relax with these easy and fun DIY spa recipes to bring the seasonal spa experience to the cozy comfort of your own home!
Candy Cane Foot Scrub from The Lodge at Woodloch in Hawley, PA
¼ cup grape seed oil
1 cup raw sugar
5 drops peppermint essential oil or 2 drops peppermint extract
½ candy cane, run through food processor until very fine
Gingerbread Body Polish from The Lodge at Woodloch in Hawley, PA
¼ cup olive oil
1 cup raw sugar
½ inch of fresh ginger, peeled and run through food processor
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
Gently rub over areas of dry skin and rinse thoroughly. Leaves the skin soft and silky while warming the senses!
Orange Spice Foot Mask from The Lodge at Woodloch in Hawley, PA
1/2 cup whole oats
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons warm water
1 teaspoon oil of choice
1 tablespoon honey
½ fresh ginger, peeled and grated
¼ cup orange juice
Mix all ingredients to form a paste and apply to feet. This mask will hydrate and warm the feet.
Holiday Aromatherapy from Skana Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY
Use simple items around the kitchen to produce some holiday aromatherapy. Depending on your taste you can use clove, oranges, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, and a variety or other herbs to create your own scent. Simply add the ingredients to a pan of water and let it simmer on the stove. Just make sure that you keep enough water in the pan and to turn it off when you leave or go to bed.
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