15 DIYs to Treat Yourself to an At-Home Spa Day

eHow may earn compensation through affiliate links in this story.
DIYs to Treat Yourself to an At-Home Spa Day
1 of 16

While investing in an effort to rejuvenate your mind and body is totally reasonable, sometimes the best changes are made at home. So why not set down your tablet, maybe invite over a few friends, and create a rejuvenating, spa-level experience in the comfort of your home.

Image Credit: eHow
Homemade Face Masks for Glowing Skin
3 of 16

Get Glowing With a Homemade Face Mask

You can probably tell when one of your friends has had a spa day. They look more relaxed and have that certain post-facial glow. Well, now you can get that same dewy gorgeousness with these homemade face masks.

Image Credit: Lilly Wallace
How to Do Dry Body Brushing
4 of 16

Try Dry Brushing

From reducing the appearance of cellulite to stimulating your lymphatic system, dry brushing is the simple, inexpensive secret of gorgeous models everywhere, and now it's part of your at-home spa day! Though, we recommend doing it every day for clearer skin and that just-left-the-spa feeling.

Image Credit: Lilly Wallace
Relieve Stress and Make Your Skin Super Soft with a Wild Orange Sugar Body Scrub
5 of 16

Whip Up a Wild Orange Sugar Body Scrub

Scents and textures are a cornerstone of the spa industry, which is why this wild orange sugar body scrub is a necessary addition to your DIY spa day. It's total sensory perfection and leaves your mind de-stressed and your body baby soft.

Image Credit: Anna Liesemeyer
DIY Gentle Exfoliating Mask
6 of 16

Slough Away Dry Skin With a Gentle Exfoliating Mask

If you need to rid your face of its woeful winter dryness, try this gentle exfoliating mask, which will leave your face with a renewed, brightened glow. Just make sure to patch test before applying it to your entire face.

Image Credit: Lilly Wallace
How to Make Bath Bombs Without Citric Acid
7 of 16

Treat Yourself to a Luxurious Bath Bomb

Nothing relieves stress like a good soak in the tub. Which is why we love this bath bomb DIY. With clean ingredients and an Instagram-worthy appearance, these little fizzy treats will take your adult bath time to the next level.

Image Credit: Jessica Begum
How to Make an Avocado Mask for Hair
8 of 16

Moisturize Your Locks With an Avocado Hair Mask

No area should go left untreated during your spa day, especially your hair. Try this avocado mask to help penetrate the hair shaft and better retain moisture. Basically get shiny, goddess-like hair with a few ingredients you already have lying around your kitchen.

Image Credit: Lilly Wallace
Homemade Facial for Oily Skin
9 of 16

Make a Homemade Facial for Oily Skin

If your skin is a bit slick, then this facial was made for you. Literally. Comprised of only two ingredients, this facial recipe is a clean and simple way to banish blemishes and balance your skin tone.

Image Credit: Lilly Wallace
DIY Geometric Nails
10 of 16

Give Yourself a Geometric Mani

While you're giving your skin the best day of its life, don't forget to show your fingers some love too. Moisturize your hands, then clip, file and clean your nails and cuticle beds, before applying this geometric nail art, for a sleek update.

Image Credit: Anna Liesemeyer
How to Make a Body Wrap Slimming Gel
11 of 16

Make a Body Wrap Slimming Gel

While this slimming gel — a mixture of clay, salt, aloe and oil — won't help you magically shed 20 pounds overnight, it will help remove unwanted toxins and excess fluid.

Image Credit: Stephanie Gerber
3 DIY Face Masks You Can Make With Turmeric
12 of 16

Brighten Your Complexion With a Turmeric Mask

Another kitchen-favorite ingredient, turmeric isn't just for coffee and chicken. It also contains antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal properties and may even improve fine lines and wrinkles. Making it an excellent ingredient to add to your face mask.

Image Credit: Lilly Wallace
Homemade Grapefruit Sugar Scrub Recipe
13 of 16

Make Your Own Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

This citrus-inspired sugar scrub is a must-add to your spa day, if not your every day, for it's spring-like scent and moisturizing goodness.

Image Credit: Tonia Larson
How to Make Body Butter Bars
14 of 16

Make All-Natural Body Butter Bars

Who needs store-bought body butters when you can create your own chemical-free body butter bars at home? These little babies don't just look soft and appealing, they're also easily customizable and great for moisturizing your skin.

Image Credit: Kirsten Nunez
Smoothie Recipe for Clear Skin
15 of 16

Drink Your Way to Clearer Skin

Not only do smoothies make healthy breakfast alternatives, they're also great for giving you clear skin. Just whip one up after sipping your fruit-infused water for a mid-day pick me up.

Image Credit: Lilly Wallace

Advertisement