- Footbaths: fast relaxation and tone
Footbaths rescued from fatigue after a busy day, give strength, tone and soften the skin of feet.To ensure a relaxing and raise the tone in salons SPA, it is not necessary to visit them.All this is available for at home, which may be the most basic, and with the participation of professional equipment.Foot Massagers can be done every day, choose an optimal composition of ingredients, or contact the hardware SPA, acquired massage bath.
Milk and sugar tray - Universal softening
If you want to make a foot bath at home to soften and relax your feet, as a basis use no water, and milk.The properties of the milk are well known, and in the SPA-procedures that are carried out to soften and moisturize the skin, they are far preferable to running water, which dries the skin may stop in need of moisture.Milk gently envelops the foot and forms a protective film on the skin - the same properties of the product for a long time women used to wash hair Hair: structure, characteristics of growth and development .
for milk-sugar bath, you will need two cups of milk and seven cups of water.Pour them into a small saucepan and put on a small fire.As the liquid will heat up, pour it half a cup of sugar and two tablespoons of liquid moisturizer.Do not allow the liquid to a hot state - it should be nice and warm sugar should dissolve completely.
Warm milk-sugar liquid, remove from heat and pour into a bowl.Lower the foot for 10-15 minutes, rub the skin with a mixture of sugar, eliminating the keratinized.When finished, wipe dry with a towel foot, without washing with water.Apply a nourishing cream for feet.
Peppermint and sea salt - toning bath
After a day, especially on hot days, it would be desirable to relax the legs with a pleasant cooling effect, while earning cheerfulness.For this fit a very simple bath with essential oils of peppermint and a large sea salt.Apply it is possible that if the integrity of the foot skin is not broken, not to provoke irritation.
Pour into a bowl of warm water, apply a few drops of peppermint oil and toss a handful of coarse sea salt.For cushioning effect can add liquid soap.Soak feet for 10-15 minutes, rub the skin scrub from sea salt.After towel dry your feet, eliminating the smallest particles of salt and apply a cooling gel-cream with an oil content of peppermint or eucalyptus.
Peppermint oil can replace butter Lavender Lavender - the healing properties of aromatic plants or coniferous tree, if you do the bath before going to bed soon and want to relax their feet.
Other ingredients for foot baths
as an abrasive agent in the bath using sugar, sea salt, baking soda.After the bath the skin stop steaming, you can massage the ground coffee.As natural antiseptics, natural antibacterial agents with wound healing and calming effect suitable herbal teas from the pharmacy chamomile, calendula flowers, marshmallow root, herb sage, St. John's wort.A decoction of the bark of oak and willow have astringent effect and is suitable not only for tightening the wounds, but also to reduce sweating.
Among the essential oils for foot baths suitable oil of peppermint, lavender, rosemary, pharmacy chamomile, eucalyptus, sage Sage - useful properties are not considered , cypress, geranium, tea tree.
as a softener for foot baths suitable conventional cow's milk, almond milk, olive oil, grape seed oil.For very dry skin, oily consistency better not only in the water, but also to apply them directly to the skin massaging movements, not washing off after a bath.
Footbaths, both hot and cool tonic, is not worth doing at an elevated body temperature.During pregnancy, circulatory disorders, diabetes with problem feet, varicose veins with vascular asterisks to the trays must be treated with great caution.
carefully select suitable components for the bath, or better yet, consult a physician for the benefit and harm of SPA-procedures for feet with your physiological state.