Spa Weekend Break: DIY Idea Part 2

This is second post in the two-part series to create your and have your own spa weekend breaks at home for your girl getaways.   Have you made the plans to get your DH and kids out of the house for the weekend? If yes, then get ready to for the ultimate skin and beauty treatments, here are some recipes and DIY spa ideas for home-made body scrubs to leave your skin revived and refreshed.

Coffee Body Scrub

Mix two cups of ground coffee, 1/2 cup of sea salt or raw sugar and 3 tablespoons of massage oil together in a bowl.  Take a hot shower to open up your pores and moisten your skin.  Rub the body scrub on your skin circular motions.  Rinse off, pat skin dry.  Then follow-up by moisturizing with your favorite body lotion.

Grapefruit Sugar Scrub


1 1/2 cups white sugar
8 drops grapefruit essential oil
1/4 cup jojoba oil
1/4 cup liquid castile soap

Combine sugar and grapefruit oil in bowl.  Mix well.  slowly add jojoba oil, then soap.  Mix well.  Pour into a clean container.  To use in shower, massage the scrub onto skin.  Rinse off.

Mosturizing Body Scrub

1/2 liquid glycerin
1/2 cup water
2 1/2- 3 cups of sugar
1 teaspoon of solid coconut butter
6 drops of essential oil

Mix glycerin, water, and one cup of sugar until the sugar has dissolved.  Then add the remaining sugar.  the mixture should be pasty.  Melt coconut butter in microwave.  Stir in the melted coconut butter.  Add in essential oil.  Transfer to an airtight container and cool until thickened.  This is to be used as an after bath moisturizing scrub.

These recipes are the perfect solution for creating spa weekends at home and give you an idea for cheap spa weekends.  If you’d like to, have others come prepared to add more special touches to your spa weekend break at home.  You can also look up some healthy recipes to prepare for the weekend.

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