A tried and true staff favorite. Combine powdered milk with steeped chamomile tea for a skin softening Chamomile Milk Bath treat for dry winter skin. It’s excellent just as a foot bath, as well.
October 21, 2015 | Kitchens Spa Index
These wonderfully moisturizing and aromatic Lemon Lavender Bath Melts are just the ticket for softening and soothing dry winter skin, which can be worsened with hot baths. Now you can enjoy a warm bath and a moisturizer in one. They look lovely in a jar and make great gifts in cool months. Substitute your favorite aromatics (rose petals, citrus peel and zest and herbs) for a lush and romantic blend.
February 25, 2015 | Spa Index
Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy holiday season. Our friends in Midwest and East Coast of the United States are experiencing record snow fall, and shopping centers and malls are opening even earlier than usual this year (some even on Thanksgiving Day itself). The stress of holiday shopping (a self imposed stress which we avoid, but one which can be hard for others to break) and entertaining visitors is going to be more difficult. You’re going to need a good night’s sleep before, during, and after Thanksgiving and Christmas, and here are Aromatic Bath Blends which will help…
November 24, 2014 | Spa Index
For the benefit of our visitors who are considering a spa treatment which calls for ingredients in a mask or wrap which are unfamiliar, “read below before you go.” This Guide to Essential Oils provides some basic information, but it’s also helpful for selecting a new or different combination of oils based on a profile that piques your interest.
March 30, 2014 | Spa Index
Our popular Rose Water Recipe is made with rose petals, alcohol and water and forms the basis for a good many home spa treatments and cosmetics for delicate and sensitive skin, and, for making perfumes and aromatics for the bath. The next time your sweetheart sends you flowers and they begin to droop, save the petals before they wither and use them to make rosewater, and you’ll wear your sweetheart’s gift on your skin.
May 25, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
Remember the Epsom Salts in your favorite Aunt’s bathroom cabinet? It’s time to pull that box out from the under the sink and put it to good use in your Spa DIY recipes.
February 27, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
Make your own bathtub tea bags for a relaxing spa treatment in your tub. Perfect for gift giving as well. We are fond of giving these to clients and customers rather than typical holiday fare. Everyone loves them.
November 27, 2012 | Kitchens Spa Index
Seaweed Bladderwrack Flakes are natural, mineral rich and also contains vitamins which will absorb through skin. The seaweed flakes turn to gel which is released by gently squeezing pouch as it soaks — you’ll breath in a fresh ocean smell (not fishy!). Seaweed Minerals and Vitamins are nourishing your skin and soothing your sore joints and muscles.
January 25, 2008 | Kitchens Spa Index
The origin of the name is curious. Ancient Romans most certainly didn’t use shampoos or foaming agents in their bathing rituals, but this is a good recipe by any name. This is an easy and indulgent soak ideal for winter dry skin or overly tanned and ocean-dried summer skin.
December 12, 2003 | Kitchens Spa Index