Spring Health & Beauty Tip 25 – Oat Bath

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Nourish Your Skin

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 25 – Oat Bath

An oat bath is often recommended for kids who have chicken-pox which is actually how I found out about it.  But it’s not just chickenpox’s that its good for, Oats and Oatmeal are fantastic for the skin.

How?

Put some oats in a cloth and tie it around the bath tap so that as the bath is running the water is coming through the oats and cloth.  This will produce a wonderful milk from the oats.  Another little tip – I often use a hair band to secure the fabric around the tap.

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Why?

  • An Oat Bath is Cleansing – the oat particles stick to dirt and dead skin cells allowing them all to be washed away.
  • It’s Soothing – which is why it is often recommended for chicken-pox or eczema.
  • Its Moisturising – the oats restore moisture into the skin and balance the skins natural pH.
  • It’s Protective – the milk from the oats leaves a lovely protective layer over the skin that makes you feel like you’ve moisturised as soon as you get out of the bath.

Happy bathing x

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 22 – Super Soft Feet

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Get those feet ready for sandals.

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 22 – Super Soft Feet

As the weather is starting to get nicer (not today but generally), it’s time to start thinking about getting our feet out of hibernation in our chunky socks and shoes and into flip-flops.images-7

This tip comes from my friend and Spa Therapist extraordinaire Nikki Myers…

For dry, cracked or corse feet;

  • Scrub then using Sea Salt mixed with a little Olive Oil.
  • Rinse off
  • Massage in lots of Vaseline
  • Cover with socks and leave for an hour, or ideally over night
  • The voila!  Super Soft Feet

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Spring Health & Beauty Tip 18 – Honey Mask

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Yummy Honey

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 18 – Honey Maskimages-1

Honey makes are great mask as it helps reduce and prevent wrinkles & softens the skin.  Plus it couldn’t be easier.

  • Cleanse your face so lovely and clean
  • Rinse with warm water to open your pores
  • Smoother your face in lovely Honey
  • Leave for 10 or 15 mins and wash off.
  • Admire your lovely honey skin!

Happy masking x

 

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 17 – Eyebrows

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Tame the Brow

UnknownSpring Health & Beauty Tip 17 – Eyebrows

Use a tiny touch of vaseline to sculpt your eyebrows into shape.  Particularly useful if you have an eyebrow hair that won’t go the way you want it to!  The more you do it, you maybe able train the hair to grow a certain way.

Personally I often use mascara instead, I find the brush helps me move the eyebrow hairs to exactly where I want them and saves using an eyebrow pencil.

Happy brushing x