Friday, July 31, 2009

Body and Soul recipes

Here are some Beauty Recipes courtesy of one of my favorite websites. Why pay someone else to make you look fabulous when you can take all the credit for it.

Homemade Foot Soak Recipes

Treat your feet to a soak in this milk and water mixture and follow it with the sugar scrub for incredibly soft feet.

Milk and Water Foot Soak

  • 7 cups of water
  • 2 cups of milk

Mix the water and milk and heat on stovetop or in the microwave. You want the mixture to be as hot as your feet can take.

Put the milk mixture in large bowl and soak your feet in it for at least 10 minutes.

Rinse with clear water and pat dry. Apply some lotion to your soft feet.

Lavender Foot Bath

  • 5 fragrant fresh roses
  • 10 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 10 fresh lavender sprigs
  • 10 drops lavender oil
  • 2 lbs Epsom salt

Remove petals from fresh roses, rosemary leaves & lavender blossoms from sprigs.
Place epsom salts in nonmetallic bowl, and stir in lavender oil.
Top with rose petals, rosemary, and lavender. Mix gently and pour into a jar.
Add a few teaspoos to warm water for a fragrant foot bath.

Sore Feet Remedy

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tsp. of Aloe Vera
  • 1 teaspoon wheat germ oil
  • 20 drops of peppermint Essential Oil
  • 20 drops of eucalyptus Essential Oil

Mix together and add to warm water. Soak your feet in it.

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