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The Spa at Armathwaite Hall bath tea

Bath Tea for Silky Soft Skin

Today’s post is based on something I like to do sometimes after a stressful day, and that is making a fancy bath. When plain hot water is not good enough on these occasions, I like to add a few more lovely ingredients to transform the sad old bath into a luxurious spa. Bath Tea for Silky Soft Skin As a tea-drinker, the concept of a bath tea sounds rather brilliant. Making myself a human biscuit in a large bath-shaped teacup. I’ve never tried a bath tea before, so I’m excited to embark on a new bathing experience. The bath tea [...]
Candy Cane Bathbombs

DIY Candy Cane Bath Bombs

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Christmas isn't really Christmas without candy canes. That's the law. And to show my appreciation of these yuletide delights, I have made some cute little pink and white peppermint bath bombs which looks so dainty and yummy, as well as taking pride of place by my bath tub! The Recipe 1 cup (3 parts) sodium bicarbonate 1/4 cup (1 part) citric acid 4 drops peppermint essential oil 2 drops grapefruit or juniper essential oil distilled water in an atomiser bottle Dried ground blackberries, raspberries, strawberries or hibiscus flowers (optional) The Method As with my DIY Christmas Snowman Bath Bombs, this is the [...]
Christmas Coffee Scrub

Winter Coffee And Sugar Scrub

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It's my Christmas series, and another pampering product I've been meaning to make for ages, is this homemade coffee sugar scrub! I've been getting quite lazy with exfoliating in the bath and almost always forget to body brush. So now I've made this sweet smelling scrub to keep by the bath, I have no excuse :) Exfoliating the skin encourages blood circulation which is great for keeping cellulite at bay and giving your skin a natural glow. Both the sugar and coffee grounds will help to buff the skin, whilst the vanilla extract and essential oils add an even more Christmassy aroma. It [...]