Friday, March 17, 2017

Calm Wedding Jitters & Energize w/These D.I.Y. Peppermint Spa Treatments

I've always loved mint, and there's no argument that the smell is simply energizing. Even better is the fact that peppermint oil will help your skin feel cool during the summer!

The scent has is said to help with nausea, headaches, and respiratory disorders which should certainly help with any wedding jitters. And no surprise, mint is also incredibly good for your skin, especially if you're prone acne, as it has antiseptic properties.

Read more to find 10+ great peppermint  D.I.Y. spa treatments - guaranteed to refresh you & your bridesmaids on your wedding day.

This post was originally written in 2012 & extensively updated in 2017. Many of the links were broken, & over 10 new homemade spa recipes have been added.



Peppermint & Green Tea Cooling Mist
6 oz Distilled Water
2 Tablespoons of Dried Peppermint Leaves
1 Teaspoon of Green Tea Leaves

Make an infusion with the Peppermint and Green Tea leaves, strain the mixture, & add to a spray bottle. This treatment is a wonderful facial toner & a great treatment for sunburns. It will store in the refrigerator for up to one week. (To make an infusion: pour boiling water over herbs, cover, and allow to sit for 2- to 4 hours.)
*This recipe was adapted from Aromatherapy at Home, & is no longer available on their site.

DIY Lime & Mint Foot Soak via Tidy Mom

Rosemary & Peppermint Lip Scrub Recipe via Twist Me Pretty

DIY Peppermint Lip Balm via Beautylish

Homemade Peppermint/Lemon Face Wash & Peppermint/Honey Toner via The Frugal Food Mama

Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter Recipe via Living The Nourished Life

Peppermint Tea Bath Recipe via Thirsty for Tea

DIY Peppermint Bath Bombs via Busy Bliss

DIY Cucumber Mint Sugar Scrub via Bell'alimento

Peppermint Milk Bath Recipe via This Mama Loves

Chocolate Peppermint Solid Lotion Bar Recipe via A Delightful Home

Peppermint Hair Rinse Recipe via Thyme for Herbs

DIY Mint Chocolate Sugar Scrub via Hello Glow

*Photo Credit, Top to Bottom & Left to Right: DIY Cucumber Mint Sugar Scrub via Bell'alimento, DIY Lime & Mint Foot Soak via Tidy Mom *Information on health benefits of peppermint from OrganicFacts.net

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