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  • DIY Spa Treatments - Scrubs

    Friday 10th March 2006

    Last Friday kicked off the Do It Yourself at home spa recipes for facials and masks. Here's a scrub to try this weeked: This sea salt body rub cleanses and polishes skin. The high mineral content nourishes the body, leaving it toned, tightened, refreshed and luminous. Sea Salt Scrub 2 cups unbleached sea salt 2 tablespoons dried, chopped orange peel 3 drops essential oil of ginger 2 drops essential oil of cedarwood Mix ingredients together. During bath or shower, gently rub sea salts over the skin. Massage with a loofah or soft sisal or fabric buffer. After bathing apply a light natural body moisturizer. Next Friday: Lotions

  • Valentines Day Treats

    Sunday 12th February 2006

    So it?s the day before Valentines Day. You have no gift. You didn?t plan for a getaway or a trip to the spa. Your throat is constricting as you wonder how are you going to pull this off and just how late will that jewelry store stay open. Relax. Take a deep breath and release. You, my friend, are going to head to the kitchen. Everyone has time to make a run to the supermarket, and cooking these delish dishes won?t take all day either, 30-60 minutes tops. So put on your chef?s hat and give your sweetie, these sweeties. Chocolate Covered Cherries Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 8 tablespoons melted butter 6 tablespoons corn syrup 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk