Category Archives: Spa Recipes

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

How to Use Beetroot for Pink Lips

Who doesn't like to have pink luscious lips? And if it can come easily with beetroot, so much the better. One of the many home remedies for getting pink lips naturally is to drink beetroot juice. The scientific reason behind this is that beetroot's coloring pigments, vulgaxanthin and betanin are both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in...
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Lip Scrubs: What Are They, How Are They Made, and When to Use Them

Lip scrubs are an important part of caring for the sensitive skin on our lips. This is especially true over the winter months when the cold air can dry the skin out, and throughout the warm summer when the sun can easily damage the lips. However, unlike lip balms, which are simply made of soft...
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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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