Spa Party Ideas
Girls Just Want to Have Fun!
Why spend a fortune having your little girls birthday party at a children’s spa, when you can have your party at home for less. Not having a birthday party. These recipes are great for a girls sleepover or play date.
You don’t have to have a special occasion to try out one of these simple spa recipes. They are great for mommy and me time. You don’t need a reason to have a special day with your little one!
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Remember these spa treats look good enough to eat but are not edible Do Not Eat!
How to use body scrubs: Apply body scrubs to hands, feet or body massage into skin and rinse with warm water. Body scrubs are used to soften skin.
Pink Sugar Body Scrub
Step 1: In a mixing bowl add sugar, honey, baby oil, strawberry and vanilla extract mix together well until all ingredients are blended.
Step 2: Add a small amount of pink food coloring and stir.
Step 3: Add mixture to jar or container. The body scrub will be ready to use for 1 week.
*Makes a great take home gift for girls a spa party
Brown Sugar Body Scrub
Ingredients: 1 cup raw oats, 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup olive oil, 1 small jar or container with lid
Step 1: In a mixing bowl combine raw oats, brown sugar and olive oil. Make sure ingredients are mixed well.
Step 2: Pour mixture into jar or container until you are ready to use.
Orange and Honey Body Scrub
Ingredients: 1 cup sugar, 4 tablespoons honey, 2 tablespoons of orange juice, jar or container with lid
Step 1: In a mixing bowl combine sugar, honey and orange juice mix until all ingredients are well blended.
Step 2: Pour mixture into a jar or container until you are ready to use.
Quick and Easy Body Scrub
Ingredients: 1 cup of sugar, 2 tablespoons of baby oil, Kool-Aid packet
Step 1: In a mixing bowl combine sugar and baby oil.
Step 2: Sprinkle a little bit of the Kool-Aid packet over the mixture. Do not use the entire packet. You just need enough to get a little bit of color and fragrance.
Step 3: Pour mixture into a jar or container with a lid.
How to use facials: Spread mixtures on face avoiding eye area. Let sit for approximately 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a towel. Facials help soften the skin and brings out our skin’s natural glow.
Ingredients: 1/2 papaya (peeled, sliced, no seeds, chilled), 1/2 cups diced pineapple(chilled), 1/2 cup green tea (cooled), 1/4 cup honey
Step 1: Puree papaya and pineapple in a blender
Step 2: Pour papaya and pineapple puree in a bowl
Step 3: Add honey and green tea to the bowl and mix well.
Step 4: Apply to face, leave on for 10 minutes.
Step 5: Rinse face after 10 minutes with warm water, pat dry with a towel.
Store left overs in a jar or plastic container. Mixture will last up to 3 days.
Banana Bread Facial Mask
Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, 2 tablespoon oats, 1/2 tablespoon orange juice, 1 tablespoon almond milk, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 tablespoon whole wheat flour
Step 1: Grind oats in a blender until they turn into a powder.
Step 2: Mash banana in a mixing bowl.
Step 3: Add oat powder, orange juice, almond milk, vanilla, cinnamon and flour to mixing bowl with banana.
Step 4: Mix together until it is a paste-like consistency. If too liquidly add more flour, if too thick add more almond milk.
Step 5: Spread mixture on face avoiding eye area. Let sit on face for 10 minutes.
Step 6: After 10 minutes rinse off face and pat dry. Mixture is only good for the day. Throw away left overs after use.
Berry Smoothie Facial
Ingredients: 1/2 cup plain yogurt, 1/2 cup blueberries, 1 teaspoon honey, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/3 teaspoon almond extract
Step 1: Place yogurt, blueberries, honey in the blender. Blend until smooth.
Step 2: Add vanilla and almond extracts to the blender and blend again.
Step 3: Spread mixture on face avoiding eye area. Let sit on face for 10 minutes.
Step 4: After 10 minutes rinse off face and pat dry.
Step 5: Pour remaining mixture in jar or container and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Glitter Body Lotion
Ingredients: 1/2 cup unscented thick body lotion*, 5 drops of 2 fragrant oils (strawberry, cupcake, berry work great), 1/2 cup clear aloe vera gel, food coloring(color you want the lotion to be), 1 tablespoon very fine craft glitter, 1 jar or plastic container with lid
*you can use scented body lotion and skip fragrant oils
Step 1: Put all ingredients into mixing bowl or large zip-lock bag(for less mess). If using mixing bowl – mix all ingredients together with wooden spoon or whisk then spoon mixture into a jar to container. If using zip-lock bag place all ingredients into zip-lock bag and secure closed. Using hands squish around until all ingredients are mixed together. Snip off the bottom corner of the zip-lock bag and squeeze contents into jar or container.
Step 2: Smooth lotion on arms and legs for a sparkling shine.
Lotion will last up to 1 month. This makes a great take home party favor for a birthday party. It’s a fun activity that will keep the kids busy and they will have something they can take home. You can buy pretty ribbon to tie around jar or container. You can also make ahead of time and put in goody bags.
Pink Lemonade Lip Gloss
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon pink lemonade mix, 2 tablespoons Vaseline, 2 small lip gloss containers, jar or anything small with lid to store it in
Step 1: Place vaseline and pink lemonade mix in a microwave safe container. Mix together well until smooth.
Step 2: Place container in the microwave and heat for 15 seconds. Stir and microwave again for 20 seconds.
Step 3: Remove from microwave and mix with a fork until smooth. Let cool for 5-7 minutes.
Step 4: pour into 2 two small containers. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until solid.
Step 5: Using fingers spread onto lips.
Glitter Kool-Aid Lip Gloss
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Vaseline, 1 tablespoon unsweetened Kool-Aid any flavor (lip gloss will be the color of the Kool-Aid you can add a little food coloring to get more color), cake decorating glitter (add to you get the amount of sparkle you like), 2 small lip gloss containers or any small container with lid
Step 1: Place Vaseline in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 20 seconds.
Step 2: Add in Kool-Aid and mix well.
Step 3: Add in glitter and some a little food coloring(small amount) to get the sparkle and color that you like.
Step 4: Place into small containers to store.
Great birthday party activity and take home party favor
Lip balm containers are available for purchase on Amazon. I have spa parties all the time. These lip balm containers are my favorite. These are made of good quality and can also be decorated using sharpies and or stickers.
Bath Time Fun
Milk Chocolate Bubble Bath
Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk, 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips, 1 cup unscented baby shampoo, plastic bottle with cap.
Step 1: Put soy milk in a saucepan over low heat bring to a simmer.
Step 2: Once simmering remove pan from heat and add in chocolate chips. Whisk until melted.
Step 3: Let mixture cool for approximately 1 hour.
Step 4: Add 1 cup baby shampoo to the mixture.
Step 5: Pour mixture into plastic bottle with cap.
Step 6: Pour 1/2 cup under running water in the bathtub. Enjoy your milk chocolate bubble bath.
Store bottle in the refrigerator for 3 days.
Cherry Bubble Bath
Ingredients: 1 cup unscented baby shampoo, 1 cup baby oil, 1/2 cup honey, 3 drops cherry fragrant oil, 2 drops of red food coloring, plastic bottle with lid.
Step 1: Put baby shampoo, honey, cherry fragrant oil, red food coloring in a blender and blend for 30-50 seconds.
Step 2: Add in baby oil and blend again for 30-50 seconds.
Step 3: Pour mixture into a plastic bottle.
Step 4: Add 1/2 cup under running water in bathtub.
Beauty Bubble Bath Jelly
Ingredients: 1 packet f unflavored gelatin, 1/2 cup of unscented baby shampoo, food coloring of your choice, 6 drops of essential oil (if you want a smell), 1 teaspoon kosher salt, jar or container
Step 1: Make the unflavored gelatin according to the package.
Step 2: Add 1/2 cup of the unscented baby shampoo to the gelatin mixture.
Step 3: Add food up to 5 drops of food coloring to get the color you like.
Step 4: Add the essential oil and kosher salt mix slowly until everything is blended.
Step 5: Pour mixture into jar or container and put in the refrigerator for 4 hours to solidify.
Step 6: To use pour about 3 tablespoons under running bath water.
Ingredients: 2 cups of milk powder, 1 cup cornstarch, 5 drops of fragrant oil, 2 tablespoons canola oil, 1/2 tablespoon very fine craft glitter, cellophane and ribbon (for decoration)
Makes 12 cookies (non-edible)
Pre-heat oven for 350
Step 1: Add all ingredients except glitter to mixing bowl and mix until blended well. If dough is too dry add a small amount of oil.
Step 2: Using hands (you can also use cookie cutters for shapes) make round cookies approximately 1/4 inch thick and place on foil covered cookie tray.
Step 3: Sprinkle glitter over cookies.
Step 4: Bake for 10-12 minutes, let cool.
Step 5: Wrap cookies with cellophane and ribbon to give as gifts.
To use: place bath 1-2 cookies under running water in bathtub.
Mint and Berry Foot Cream
Ingredients: 1/2 cup of mint leaves crushed, 1 cup strawberry yogurt, 1/2 cup honey, plastic bags (to put feet in)
Step 1: In a mixing bowl combine mint leaves and strawberry yogurt.
Step 2: Place mixture in the freezer for 8 minutes.
Step 3: Add honey to the mixture and mix with a hand mixer until smooth.
Step 4: Rub onto feet and cover with plastic bag for 15 minutes.
Step 5: Rinse off and pat dray with a towel for luxurious feet.