Updated: Jun 30, 2020
Mother's Day (May 10th, 2020) is fast approaching! We know it can be tough to find the perfect gift for your mother, grandmother, aunt, or any of the other special moms in your life; especially due to COVID-19.
During this time of high stress and isolation, pamper mom with attention, comfort, and kindness by treating her to some self-care. Self-care is essential to for our mental, emotional and physical well-being.
These three self-care recipes are quick and easy to make with ingredients found around the home.
Whether you are looking for a heartfelt creation, an activity you can do together, or a little something extra, these self-care recipes are an excellent way to celebrate Mom and the special women in your life.
Vanilla & Chai Body Scrub
5 chai tea bags
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 tablespoons of coconut oil
1 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoons of artificial vanilla extract
Cut open tea bags and empty into a medium size bowl
Add sugars, cinnamon...mix well
Add vanilla, honey, coconut oil ...mix in
Transfer to a jar, seal and label (store up to 1 year)
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoon freshly brewed green tea (cooled)
Mix Cocoa powder and cooled green tea before applying to clean face
Leave on face for 15-20 minutes, rinse with warm water, followed by cold water (to close the pores)
Pat dry and rub a small amount of olive oil into the skin if needed
Alloy detox mask up to 3 times/week
Moisturizing Facial Masks
2 tablespoons oatmeal
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
Mix all ingredients together
Apply to face for 5-10 minutes
Rinse with warm water