22 Ideas for Those Little Pieces of Soap

    My ex-husband is a pilot, and I asked him to start bringing home hotel soap for a project I needed to accomplish with my children. He got into the habit and over the years we found many uses for those little soap bars. At the time of the divorce we did have a rather large assortment of hotel soap, I got custody of in the divorce. Just about every household has to deal with small leftover pieces of soap and now, you need to stretch the budget a bit. Stop tossing and start collecting Read more [...]

Two Spa “Secret Treatments” Revealed

      Try one of the spa “secret treatments” the next time you Exfoliate!   Secret Treatment #1: 2 cups Epsom Salt 1 cup Petroleum Jelly Mix well and then add a few drops of your favorite scented essential oil like Lavender then mix well again Start scrubbing away     Secret Treatment  #2: Just before you get out of the shower; turn off the water and massage handfuls of Epsom Salt all over your wet body then rinse.  Many spas are now using Read more [...]

DIY Recipes for Homemade Skin-Care Treatments

  It is pretty easy to duplicate some treatments found at upscale spas -- and much less expensive. Here are a few ideas I have found.   Hydrate!!! One quick and easy trick for a facial steam is to carefully take a bowl of steaming hot water, add two drops of your favorite essential oils, then lean over the bowl with your face is about 10 inches away. Cover your head with a towel to capture the steam and relax for about 15 minutes. Lavender and geranium essential oils are great Read more [...]

Uses for Coffee Grounds

  Many of us love a nice cup of coffee to get us going in the morning. Did you know that you can find get even more uses for the leftover grounds? There are so many everything from beauty tricks to odor reducers and pest repellents.   FACIAL EXFOLIATION MASK: Mix 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds with 1 teaspoon coconut oil and 1 tablespoonful Shea butter. Mix together till you have a paste-like consistency. Apply on your face by rubbing your fingers in small circles. Let dry for 15 Read more [...]

Feel Better Bath

    Here are some secrets to help your next bath deliver unbelievable benefits to melt away the stress of the day helping your skin to glow, feel smooth, and your body feel refreshed and rejuvenated. Just an all around feel better bath! Bath salts can help your skin repair and restore the youthful smoothness and vitality while dealing with the signs of aging. For the best results, add some Sea Salts with the essentials oils or herbs of your choice to your bath. When it comes to bath Read more [...]