Who doesn’t enjoy a relaxing day at the spa? You get pampered, you get to unwind, and you get to indulge in a little me-time. Great! Not so great? The cost.
Spa days, even with the help of money-saving websites and their special offers, can be really really expensive! Not to worry though. You can recreate a lot of the best bits of the spa in the comfort of your own home.
How to have your own at-home spa:
- Boil some water and (carefully!) steam your face to open up your pores. Draping a towel over your head over a bowl of water will help to keep the steam in.
- Apply a face mask. Now that your pores have opened up, you’ll be able to clear them of the build-up of oil and impurities much more effectively.
- Apply some Argan oil, or olive oil (even more cost-effective!), to your hair before wrapping it up in a towel. Voila! You’ve got your own moisture-boosting hair mask!
- Soak your feet while watching some Netflix, or reading a book.
- Have a long hot bubble bath (maybe with some more Netflix and/or reading).
Other bonus at-home spa activities could include:
- A massage/neck rub – if you can persuade your partner or friend (offer to return the favour in exchange?).
- A cool drink to juxtapose the heat from the bubble bath.
- A DIY manicure/pedicure.
The main thing about the at-home spa is to make sure that, whatever you do, you’re taking some time to escape from the daily chores and have a bit of relaxing me-time. In the end, isn’t that really the thing that makes a spa day so good?