Treat Your Skin ~ DIY Spa-like Treatments

Posted by VitaminSea on 9/16/2021 to HOW TO USE SEAWEED
Treat Your Skin ~ DIY Spa-like Treatments
With some household ingredients, plus some specialty items like seaweed and essential oils, you can create different spa-like treatments that will draw out dirt, oils and toxins while adding all those healthy nutrients to the skin.

Seaweed is also known to help reduce the appearance if wrinkles and fine lines by stimulating circulation and replenishing skin moisture.

We offer simple recipes for seaweed baths and detox soaks, seaweed face masks, seaweed lotions and body butters, and seaweed skin scrubs. Whether you need help with aging skin, sensitive skin, dry skin, or just want to treat yourself ~ your skin will feel amazing!

Here's one simple recipe from each category to get you started ~ or visit our website DIY section to see more refreshing spa-like recipes that may better fit your needs.


Detox Bladderwrack Bath

3 oz. Bladderwrack Seaweed
6 drops of your favorite Essential Oil
Muslin or Cheesecloth

Put seaweed into the center of the muslin/cheesecloth and tie closed with an elastic to make a pouch. Fill tub with very warm water. Drop pouch into tub and steep for 10 mins. Add essential oil. After you get into tub, gently squeeze pouch to release oils and circulate around tub. Relax 20 mins.


Pumpkin Mask (great for aging skin)

½ can of Pumpkin
2 drops of Honey
4 tsp Milk
¼ tsp Bladderwrack Powder

Blend all ingredients together. Apply thinly to face. Leave for 20 mins. Rinse with warm water, apply cool splash to tighten pores. Do this mask twice weekly to see improvements!


Coconut Whipped Body Butter

1 cup Coconut Oil
1 tsp Vitamin E Oil
2-3 drops of Almond Oil
2 tsp Bladderwrack Powder

Put all ingredients into a mixing bowl. * Note: Do not melt the coconut oil first. It will only whip up if it's solid. Mix with mixer on high speed for 6-7 mins. until whipped to a light and airy consistency. Spoon the body butter into a glass jar and store at room temperature.


Brown Sugar Scrub (great for sensitive skin)

2 tbsp Brown Sugar
2 tbsp Honey
2 tsp Bladderwrack Powder
3 drops of Lavender Oil

Blend ingredients. Massage into damp skin in a circular motion, leave for 10 mins, rinse with warm water. Apply cool splash to tighten pores.


Now that you've seen how easy these skin treatments can be to make at home, be sure to visit our DIY section to view more recipes.

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