Category Archives: Spa Recipes

Pamper yourself with these DIY Spa recipes. Facials, body scrubs, facial scrubs, massages, bath recipes and more.

Combat Winter Gloom with a Citrus Spa

Winter days are short, cold and dreary, meaning that many of us experience changes in our mood and energy levels. While you're cooped up in the house this winter, trust the natural abilities of citrus to transform your hibernation habitat into a spa fit to fight the gloomy winter. Relax and let citrus provide a...
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Get Creative and Save Money with DIY Gifts

The holiday season should be filled with joy, but often the pressures of finding just the right personalized gifts can stress us out, especially when on a tight budget. Take a look at a few healthy, do-it-yourself gift options offered by the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA). Read more

All About Lavender

Lavender is not only a beautiful color and flower, but a healing herb. In fact, the lavender plant is one of the most useful and healing herbs. This plant is great to have around. It has many uses such as keeping away insects and calming nerves. (more…)...
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Personal, In-Home Health Spa

In the hustle and bustle of today's busy lifestyles, weekend health spas have become a welcome retreat, but are often too extravagant and costly for frequent visits. With a little creativity and imagination, you can create the therapeutic and rewarding effects of a spa in the privacy of your own home -- with a sunroom....
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Can Onions be a Beauty Product?

Like them or not, raw onions are beneficial to health, as they contain flavanoids and polyphenols--one of the largest categories of phytonutrients in food. Do you know that we need to consume one big raw onion per day, in order to keep some types of cancer at bay; that would include colorectal, laryngeal and ovarian...
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Low Budget Skin Care That Works

We all want a natural and glowing complexion. Nobody wants lines or wrinkles, or age spots or blemishes. This is evidenced by the amount of dollars spent every year on cosmetics and miracle creams and lotions. While the cosmetic industry would like you to believe that their product is the "one that works", you can...
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Facial Masks from Carrots

We know about useful qualities of carrot since ancient times. It contains a lot of glucose, salt of potassium, cobalt, iron, copper, iodine. Carrot is valued highly because of its provitamin A (carotene). But it also it has many other vitamins like C, D, K, E and vitamins of group B. Read more

Oatmeal – A Luxurious Skin Care Treatment

Oatmeal in skin care products has been around as long as I can remember and I will say that I am now over 50 years old. As a teenager I recall using facial masks and bath and body products that contained oatmeal. I loved oatmeal skin care products then, and to this day I still...
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