From cracked cuticles to dry, over-styled hair to mom-tired skin I am no stranger to needing a spa day (or 3). Here are a few recipes to give yourself a spa day at home. Affordable and all natural pampering! So send your significant other off with the kiddos or lock yourself in the bathroom and enjoy!
SubLIME Kale Face Mask
5-6 large leaves of fresh Kale
1 tsp Olive Oil
1/2 tsp fresh Lime Juice + zest
1 tsp Chia Seed
Wash the kale and purée with the oil and lime juice (and zest) in a blender or food processor till well combined (it’s okay if it’s still a little chunky). Stir in chia seed for some natural exfoliation. Smooth mask over your face till you look like a delicious swamp monster! Allow to dry and harden for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water and soap (if needed). The wonderful combination will help slough off dell skin cells and rejuvenate your skin without any work of added chemicals or ingredients you cannot pronounce.
Coconut Cuticle Cream
1/4 cup Pure Coconut Oil
1 tsp Lemon Zest
1 tsp Orange Zest
Melt oil till clear (this doesn’t take long as coconut oil has a low melting temp). Stir in zest and add to a small glass jar. Allow to solidify then seal with an airtight lid. Keep at room temperature. Rub the cream on your cuticles as needed. Wipe of any zest left on fingers. A great addition to any manicure.
1/2 cup Almond Pulp (leftover from making almond milk)
1 tsp Orange Zest
1-2 tsp Rosemary, finely chopped
Mix all of the ingredients together and store in an airtight container (in the fridge) for up to 5 days. Use on your face and in the shower as a wonderful face and body scrub!
Happy Healthy Hair Mask
1 RIPE Avocado
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1/4 cup Coconut Milk
Mash avocados well and whisk into oil and milk. Rub through hair, making sure to get root to end. Cover with a shower cap and let sit for 5-10 minutes. Rinse out mask, shampoo and condition as normal. The perfect remedy to dry and or dull hair.