Today the amazing word of SPA is on hearing in eachwomen, but do they know its value? If you translate this abbreviation into Russian, word for word will be "health through water." Even the ancient inhabitants of our planet realized that underground sources, especially hot water, have a beneficial effect on the human body. Today, many SPA-salons work in any country in the world. In addition, each more or less decent beauty salon provides similar services. However, this service is quite expensive and for those who can not afford it, we propose to arrange a personal spa at home in your bathroom. It is known that the human body is 65 percent water, and it is an indispensable condition for his life and work. Marine and mineral water is the source of a healthy body and strong spirit. This is the reason for the numerous SPA-salons. Clinics and salons offering SPA therapy services apply it not only to combat rather serious skin diseases or to adjust the figure. Spa treatments have a beneficial effect on a person's mental state: they help him relax and deprive tension. The term SPA therapy means treatment not only with sea or mineral water, simple water is also used, the beneficial effect of which becomes stronger due to the use of herbs, clay and therapeutic mud. To the same complex of procedures include massage, aroma and color therapy, as well as the use of anti-aging and cleansing masks and herbal teas on mineral water.
Step 1. Take a bath
For complete relaxation we will need:
- aroma candles;
- foam or bath salt based on herbs;
- a set of essential oils;
- a large fluffy towel that can be wrapped;
- music for a meditation session.
Turn off the phone and try to do so,so that nothing could stop you from relaxing. In the bathroom, where possible, place the candles. Choose the safest places for this. Fill the tub with water and add a little aromatic oil. To combat psychological stress and nervous overwork, it is recommended to use essential oils of soothing and invigorating effect. Bergamot oil acts invigorously, the oil of geranium helps to relax, and the lavender brings peace. Add in your bath 2 drops of bergamot oil, 2 drops of lemon oil and ylang ylang (it can be replaced with 4 drops of grapefruit oil) and 3 drops of geranium oil. After that, pour in the salt. Better that its smell and the smell of foam is not very sharp. Usually, synthetic smells are stronger than natural smells. This can be explained by the fact that they are created chemically. Such a means can be used for ordinary bathing, but if you want to relax, it is better to use a product based on natural ingredients. Before you immerse the body in a fragrant liquid, turn on the music. If you are categorically against meditative music, put a disc with those records that you like. However, even if you really like heavy music, it is better not to include it, since it will not help to relax and the effect of taking a bath will be significantly reduced. Of course, you should not carry a tape recorder in the bathroom. Turn it right in the living room, this will push the boundaries of your space. In order to brighten up the time spent in the bathroom, you can afford to eat a tile of your favorite chocolate and drink a glass of martini. But do not overdo it, because overeating can cause discomfort, and intoxication - and even worse. After the bath, wrap yourself in a towel left nearby, wipe off and you can start the following procedures.
Step 2. Do a foot massage
To soften the skin of the feet, keep them warmwater, where you first need to dissolve a fourth of a glass of sugar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. This solution can be replaced by a bath with the addition of petals of wildflowers. Then start a massage. First, rub the calves, then deeply stroking the legs from the ankle to the bottom of the thigh, again rub the eggs with both hands, after which you will thoroughly stretch the legs. Perform massage better sitting or standing. It all depends on what kind of massage you are going to do. The legs are stroked with one hand or alternately right and left. The right thigh can be stroked more conveniently with the right hand, kneading the same with the left one. Rubbing should be performed in the direction from the knee joint to the groin. Often rubbing is done with fists. Then continue lying on your back. Bend your legs and shake your hamstrings with both hands. Carry out stroking moving from the inner surface of the knee to the groin, after which perform rubbing with your fingertips. Perform massage of the back muscle group in the prone position on the side or standing. During the massage, stroking, rubbing and kneading alternate. At the end of the massage with both hands, perform stroking of all the muscles, moving from the knees to the groin. Then put cotton or woolen socks on and do not remove them for at least the next two hours.
Step 3. Make a face mask
Banana mask Banana carefully stretch andadd to it 1 teaspoon of milk. The mixture is applied to dry skin. If you add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to the indicated composition, you can also use the mask for owners of oily skin. The mask is left on the face for 20 minutes, then removed with a cotton swab dipped in milk or warm water. The mask is suitable for daily use. The recommended course is 20 days. Cucumber mask for normal skin 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice mixed with the same amount of thick cream and add 20 drops of water. The resulting mixture should be mixed and whipped thoroughly to make a foam. The mask is applied to the face with a thick layer, then it is removed with a warm napkin and the face is wiped with rose water. The mask is suitable for dry and normal skin with signs of aging. To whiten the skin In the fight against freckles, the use of juice of quince, strawberry, viburnum, raspberry, black and red currant, radish, calendula flowers, lemon juice mixed with potato starch helps a lot. Also, the juice from the leaves of parsley and the juice of sour cabbage. It is helped by washing with birch sap in the morning and rubbing the face skin in the mornings and evenings with lemon juice diluted in half with boiled water. Usually, the mask is applied to the face with slight smoothing movements in the direction from the nose to the sides and left for 15-30 minutes. After that, the face is washed with warm water. Carrot mask for dry and oily skin of the face 1-2 carrots rub on a small grater and mix with the protein of one egg. Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil or peach butter and a little bit of fiber or starch to the resulting mass. On the oily skin of face and neck, the mask is applied for 15 minutes, if the skin is dry, leave the mask for half an hour. At the end of time, the person is washed with warm water and then with cool water. The mask is suitable for withering skin with fine wrinkles. Mask of carrots and olive oil In carrot juice add one whipped yolk and a few drops of olive oil. Apply the mask to the skin of the face and neck. The action time is 20-25 minutes. Rinse off with cool water. Mask of egg yolk and lemon Zest the lemon to powder and one teaspoon of powder mixed with egg yolk, then left in a container under the lid. After 15 minutes, add 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil to the mixture and mix. The mask is applied a thick layer and kept until it dries. To flush the face mask, use water infusion of parsley. At the end, a cold compress is applied. The mask is suitable for dry and normal skin, it has a nourishing and toning effect on the skin. Mask of yolk, honey and lemon juice Mix the egg yolk with half a teaspoon of buckwheat honey (or other dark honey), add 3-4 drops of vegetable oil and 10 drops of lemon juice. Whisk the mass until foam is obtained, then pour a teaspoon of oatmeal or crushed oatmeal. The mask cleans and nourishes the skin, restores the water balance. It is applied to dry and normal skin with signs of peeling or wilting. Mask of St. John's wort Mix half a tablespoon of St. John's wort with 1 tbsp. spoon of water, 1 tbsp. a spoon of crushed oatmeal, 1 tbsp. a spoonful of olive oil and 10 drops of vitamins A and E. on the face hold for 10-15 minutes. It is a nourishing mask for dry and normal skin of the face and neck. Has anti-inflammatory effect. Face mask from zucchini Grated squash on the grater spread on gauze, then put on face for 15-20 minutes. The mask has a stimulating effect on the functioning of skin metabolic processes, cleanses, moisturizes and tones it. The mask is suitable for dry and coarse skin, it is used to prevent the appearance of wrinkles. It softens and smooths the wilted and wrinkled skin. Usually, masks are distributed by massage movements over the entire surface of the skin of the face, avoiding the eye area. The mask should not touch the hair, so it is applied at a distance of one centimeter from the hairline. The layer of application of masks should be rather dense. After removing the mask, the skin is wiped with a lotion or moisturizer. After all the procedures described, bed clean bed linens and beat the pillows well. Take the candles from the bathroom to the bedroom, make the music quieter and try to fall asleep. If the dream does not go, just dream. For tomorrow you will feel like a completely new person. We advise you to read: