6 Easy At-Home Spa Treatments

Wouldn't we all just love to spend a day at the spa? Completely relax, unwind and emerge looking radiant and feeling rejuvenated. Unfortunately, spa days aren't usually in the cards -- financially or time-wise -- but there are some pretty simple treatments that can just as easily be done at home.

Pinterest is flooded with DIY beauty treatments, and we just had to try some. We’ve compiled 6 of the best and easiest spa remedies that you can do right at home. The best part is most of these ingredients are already in your cabinet. With the help of some produce, oils, eggs and sugar, you can create all-natural beauty treatments that will leave you looking beautiful without breaking the bank.

So take time today for yourself and relax, even if you don’t have a major event coming up. Light some candles, turn on some soothing music and turn your home into a spa. You can even pour yourself a cocktail – we won’t judge.


  • Pumpkin Body Scrub

    Body scrubs are essential for exfoliating away dead skin, and revealing your gorgeous, radiant skin underneath. To get a seasonal and delicious-smelling body scrub right at home, try this DIY Pumpkin Body Scrub. It combines brown sugar, pumpkin puree almond oil and nutmeg for a smooth exfoliant that will leave your bathroom smelling like pumpkin pie.

  • Avacado-Banana Face Mask

    This face mask from The Black Pearl Blog sounds too delicious to be good for your face, but the avacado and banana will nourish your skin, leaving it feeling soft and radiant. Just half of an over-ripe avacado half of an over-ripe banana and some yogurt will do the trick -- just try not to eat it before it goes on your face!

     

  • Ultra-Moisturizing Whipped Body Lotion

    Smooth, soft skin is a must after you leave the spa, but you don't need to shell out extra cash for a pricey moisturizer. Kick your regular lotion up a notch with this recipe for moisturizing lotion from One Good Thing by Jillee. It combines the powerful moisturizing power of baby lotion, coconut oil and vitamin E cream for a moisturizer that's strong without being too heavy or greasy. 

  • DIY Pedi

    Giving yourself a pedicure means more than just painting your toes. Treat your dogs to a full-on spa pedi by soaking your feet in warm water for 10 minutes. with this DIY Lime Foot Soak from Tidy Mom. The fresh scents of lime and peppermint are invigorating, and the essential oils and lime zest will have your feet feeling smooth and smelling sweet. Remove any dry skin and calluses with a pumice stone, moisturize with foot cream and then paint away.

  • Exfoliate Elbows and Knees

    Your elbows often get dry and cracked the fastest, but you don't even need to use a body scrub to get them buffed. Cut a lemon in half, and gently use the wedge on dry elbows and knees, The acid softens rough skin and evens out any dark spots. 

  • Homemade Hand Salve

    Your hands are often the first places that show signs of aging. And while this moistruizing treatment isn't guranteed to make you or your hands look any younger, it will keep them soft and moisturized throughout days of wear and tear. Make this DIY hand salve featured on Glamour.com that combines essential oils and a banana in a blender. Slather all over hands, and let sit in rubber gloves (yes, like the ones you wash the dishes with) for 30 minutes. 

    Image via Prissa Jean.

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