Spa treatment at home: easy tips for those who want to try!

What are SPA treatments?

For those who do not know, the abbreviation for SPA stands for Sanitas pro-Aqua. Translated from Latin means Water for health which Means that water plays an integral role in all spa treatments.

To get some relaxation for your body and soul, it is not at all necessary to visit a beauty salon, you can easily arrange a spa ritual at home.

Creating the atmosphere

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So let’s get started:

Free time

To visit a spa salon is time-consuming. For home spa treatments it can also take time but just relax and unwind to get the most out of your spa treatments.

Good mood

Tune in, you’re going to pamper yourself!


Candles are very atmospheric and If you are a romantic person rose petals and relaxing music are a must. One of the most important aspects of a home spa is the atmosphere. Your main goal here is to create a relaxing, soothing atmosphere in a one-word paradise.

1. Play your favorite relaxing and ambient music.

2. Light natural unflavored candles.

3. For a matching scent, add 1-3 drops of essential oil to the bath of your choice.

List of essential oils for relaxation:

  • cypress
  • lavender
  • jasmine
  • the rose
  • ylang-ylang
  • vanilla
  • tangerine

Do not add a lot of essential oil, adding a lot of oil can make the odor overbearing and ruin your experience. Plus, too much essential oil can irritate your skin, if you haven’t used essential oils before, do an elbow skin test.

4. You can decorate the bath and add surroundings with rose petals, or orange (lime) rings according to your taste. This can enhance the overall experience. Relaxing music or recordings of nature sounds can also help you to relax.

5. To add some flavor to your spa treatments, we recommend brewing your favorite herbal tea and drinking it throughout the experience.

Having Bath

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Add 200 grams of pink Himalayan salt to the bath you can first dilute it in hot water. Check the water temperature, which is optimal for a calming and relaxing effect – 98.6 Fahrenheit – 100.4 Fahrenheit.

Such baths contribute to:

  • normalization of pressure
  • mood enhancement
  • anti-aging effect
  • getting rid of salt deposits
  • cleansing pores
  • relieving muscle spasms
  • cleansing the body of toxins and toxins

For the maximum effect, a bath should be taken in a course or period, and not from time to time. The interval between baths should be at least 3 days.

After soaking in the bath for 15-20 minutes and relaxing a little, read more for the next recommended steps.

Cleansing procedures

After the bath, having sufficiently steamed the skin, take a shower, then exfoliate the face and body. The most crucial part of using scrubs is not to damage your skin.

Since rough scrubs and peels leave micro-damage and are contraindicated for thin or sensitive skin. Therefore, we have selected, perhaps, the most gentle and safe options. These scrubs do not damage the skin and at the same time make it very smooth and tender.

* Also before using a scrub please Consider the characteristics and reactions of your skin. The use of scrub is contraindicated for: couperose, inflammation, and acne, unhealed wounds and scars on the face, any skin diseases.

Homemade scrub for the body

  • Baking soda – 2 tablespoon
  • Unrefined coconut oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Walnut oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Orange essential oil – 1 drop

Oil scrub for deep hydration and nutrition

  • Macadamia oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Avocado oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Powdered cream – 2 tablespoon

Luffa is a gentle option for scrubbing the body while taking a bath.

If your face was steamed during your bath experience that’s great, it’s done. If not, before scrubbing the face, additionally steam the face if there are no contraindications.

To do this, there is a very simple way to put a chamomile decoction on your face for several minutes. After that process proceeds to scrub and avoid getting the scrub on the eye and lip area.

Homemade scrub for face


  • Chopped oatmeal
  • Sugar
  • Olive oil

An even more gentle face scrubbing option is to use a natural sea sponge in the bath. After rinsing off the scrub, apply a nourishing cream to your face.

Also for Natural Lip Scrub The safest lip scrub is pure honey there are no sugar grains that can hurt the delicate skin of the lips.

Body wrap at home

The second stage of home spa treatments smoothly turns into the third and…. it’s time to do the body wrap.

Laminaria body wrap at home

Laminaria algae powder wraps are very popular. Having distributed all the prepared mixture of kelp powder over the body, you need to wrap yourself in a sheet, lie on a pre-prepared surface preferably a waterproof sheet on top, and cover yourself with a blanket.

Then close your eyes and lay comfortably for twenty minutes. Laminaria has a powerful anti-cellulite and firming effect.

If you want to use any other composition for body wrapping, do not forget about the basic rules! Apply the required amount of the composition to the skin in an even layer. It is most convenient to do this while standing in the bathroom or shower.

Wrap the composition with plastic wrap or sheet. The sheet is suitable if you are doing a full-body modeling wrap. With local wraps (stomach, legs), it is more convenient. Warm the wrap with a blanket and lie down and relax.

Excess water and toxins are removed during the wrap. A glass of clean water will replenish your moisture reserves, while green tea will enhance the detox effect. After 20-40 minutes, remove the film and wash off the wrap in the shower with warm water.

What to do after body wrap at home?

The best option after the wraps is to rest. DO NOT work out, go shopping or anything else that is physical. Better to do a home wrap at night, drink green or chamomile tea and go to bed. The wrap stimulates metabolic processes, and they continue even after you have washed off.

Contraindications for spa treatments

Before having spa treatments, make sure you do not have any of the following symptoms:

• Phlebeurysm

• Pregnancy

• Lactation period

• Monthly

• Acute infectious diseases

• Inflammatory skin diseases

• Allergies

• Pressure problems

• Overactive thyroid

• Acute viral diseases

• Diseases of the cardiovascular system

• Oncological diseases

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