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Is beauty a quality of the face and body, or perhaps of the spirit? If all three play a part, what better place of enhancement could you find than the bathtub?
Cleopatra bathed in rose petals before seducing Mark Anthony. The Sultan of Baghdad’s favorite wife, Kadin, attributed her rise in power to the bath oil she had the court magician concoct from the fragrance of night-blooming jasmine. Catherine the Great used vodka to cleanse her skin; it acts as a perfect astringent, taking off surface dirt to leave the skin glowing. Beware, you might get funny looks from your friends when they find the vodka bottle in the bathroom cabinet, but we won’t blame you for taking a sip while having a soak. There are centuries of beauty magic out there, right at our finger tips.
Air Quality Control Bath
Rejuvenating Yeast Mask
Purpose: Because of the huge volume of stress and pollution in our daily lives, it is important to take the time to properly cleanse and oxygenate our skin. When used once a month, this mask will help counteract the aging effects of environmental pollution. This is excellent for city dwellers or people who spend a lot of time in airplanes or in their cars.
2 tbsp. powdered brewer’s yeast
3 tbsp. warm water
5 drops lavender oil
5 drops Roman chamomile oil
How to: Mix the yeast with the water until it’s gravy smooth. Apply it to your face and neck in upward strokes with your fingertips. Leave it on for fifteen to thirty minutes while you soak in your favorite relaxing bath with lavender and Roman chamomile essential oils.
Entice your senses and seduce yourself with this simple pampering routine. When we regularly take the time to treat ourselves as we would a friend on their birthday, we realize how easy it is to feel utterly fabulous 99.9% of the time. We realize our true value and how we should be treated by others. By realizing this and taking time, we find the power to be.