Don’t Have The Time Or Money To Make It To A Spa? No Problem!

This Mother’s Day, why not treat mom to a spa experience…. at home. Celebrity dermatologist and WebMD Expert, Dr. Susan Evans shows how you can whip up all natural beauty concoctions right from the fridge that will turn any bath or shower into a sweet indulgence. Budget, time AND eco friendly, these head to toe at-home spa recipes require no hot stoves so its great for little ones to participate in.


Papaya Rehydrating Mask

* 1 cup papaya( remove seeds)
* 4 tablespoons honey
* 2 egg whites
* 3 tablespoons lemon or orange juice

Puree ingredients in a blender. Place in refrigerator until chilled and apply mask over entire face. Relax and leave on for 10-15 minutes, then rinse

Natural Papaya Sweet and Salty Exfoliating Body Scrub

* 1/4 cup natural sea salt
* 1/4 cup brown sugar
* 1/4 cup papaya puree
* 4 tablespoons olive oil

Whisk all the ingredients in mixing bowel until thick. Gently massage over skin in a circular motion. Can be used over entire body or to target dry patches. Step into shower and rinse off.


Deep Conditioning Coconut Hair Mask

* 1/4 cup of coconut oil
* 1/4 cup of olive oil

Combine oil mixture and place in microwave until warm (about 15 seconds) and massage into scalp. Leave mixture on with a cap to protect clothing and sheets for 1 hour, then rinse.

Works great on dry, curly or damaged hair. Softens hair without clogging pores


Coffee Break for Your Feet

* Freshly ground coffee
* 1/4 cup sea salt
* 1/4 cup papaya puree
* 6 tablespoons of olive oil

Reduce swelling and soften skin for spring sandal-ready feet In a large mixing bowl, combine ingredients. Warm mixture in microwave for 20 seconds. Mixture should be warm not hot. Place feet in bowl and let soak. Rub mixture over dry heels for extra exfoliation.

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