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9 Easy Ways To Create A ‘At Home Spa Day’

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At home spa day it is! Let’s give you the best spa day at home so you can pamper yourself till you are fully relaxed just like the real spa.

9 Easy Ways To Create A Spa-Like Experience At Home

Few things compare to the experience of walking into a spa and letting your stress fade away.

As soon as you enter the spa, you hear relaxing music and notice the lights are already dimmed, and the environment lets you know that you have come to the right place, 

Depending on the package you selected, you will most likely get a massage and enjoy a high-end facial, leaving you feeling refreshed and like a new person.

The dilemma, however, is that not every person can afford to go to the spa on a whim.

And the wonderful news is you can transform your house into a homemade spa for a fraction of the money.

That’s right, you can still experience the same environment you can find at a typical spa, without having to leave the safety of your home.

So if you’re motivated to replicate a spa-like experience in your own home, give these 9 at home spa day recommendations a shot!

They’ll show you that creating a spa-like experience (on a tight budget) at home, can easily be done! 

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1. Get your place clean & Remove Clutter.

Get your place clean & Remove Clutter. how to have a spa day at home

When your goal is to create a DIY at home spa day, pay attention to the amount of clutter in your home.

You could use all of the other budget home ideas in this guide and still not reach your goal if you don’t first clean up the area around your living space.

Nothing kills a spa environment as much as having dirty clothes and other clutter sitting around your home.

So before you do anything else on this list, take some time to do laundry and make your home as clean as possible.

If you only want to create a spa environment in one room, focus your attention there for the best results.

For example, make your bathroom as clean and inviting as possible before moving to the next step in this guide.

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2. Take advantage of light dimmers and dimmable bulbs.

getting a dimmable bulb is an easy cost-effective way to start relaxing at home.

Now that you’ve cleaned and cleared all the clutter you had, your next step will be lighting because the right lighting will play a central role in your DIY at home spa day or spa experience at home.

While bright lights can prevent you from relaxing properly, you also don’t want your spa to be too dark. So finding the right balance by investing in a light dimmer (if you don’t already have one) or getting a dimmable bulb is an easy cost-effective way to start relaxing at home.

If the lights in your home can’t use a dimmer switch, find lightbulbs with dimmers built into them.

Some of these lightbulbs even allow you to control the brightness from a smartphone application. Play around with the brightness settings until you find the perfect illumination to relax and unwind.


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3. Prepare some hot towels.

Prepare some hot towels for your home spa

If you would like to bring the spa-like experience to your home so you can experience your best ‘at home spa day’ ever, another cost-effective way is hot towels.

Hot towels have been used in salons and spas for ages because they are not only affordable but can they be used for multiple forms of treatments such as; before a facial for relaxing the facial muscles, softening the skin after a shave, and expanding the skin pores to alleviate painful muscle pain.  

Who knew you could do so much with a hot towel in your own home spa! 


4. A home spa day is not complete without relaxing music.

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Know that a clean home and the right lighting is a great place to start, but adding relaxing music will kick it up a notch.

Music gives your mind something on which to focus on and it also helps you slow down your thoughts so that you can achieve a relaxing state of mind.

Plus, having a relaxing soundtrack in the background completes the picture and enhances the experience that you are creating when creating a spa-like feel in your home.

Spa soundtracks are easily available online and if you don’t want to spend too much money on a specific spa soundtrack, you can find many free music apps on your smartphone and connect them to a Bluetooth speaker.

Give a quick search for ‘relaxing spa music’ in the app store to get an idea of what’s available.


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5. Bring your skin to life by dry brushing. 

how to have a spa day at home - Bring your skin to life by dry brushing. 

Our bodies create a fresh top layer of skin every 24 hours, and dry brushing enables the new layer to come in contact with the air (in a purifying way) that’ll result in stronger and cleaner skin.

Not only that, but dry brushing also improves circulation and cleanses the skin really well to help minimize cellulite and decrease the occurrence of wrinkles.

So why not add dry brushing to your at-home spa experience or ‘at home spa day’?  Check out this guide to dry brushing, to know more of the benefits (when done right) and a little 6-minute dry brushing routine here


6. Light Candles.

Light Candles for an relaxing spa day at home

In addition to achieving the right lighting for your at home spa day, pick up a few candles if you don’t already have some on hand.

You can even use candles instead of a light dimmer if you don’t want to go over your budget.

Lighting a few candles and turning off all the lights will create a relaxing spa environment of which anyone would be most proud.

The flickering of the flames creates a sense of peace as you sit back and let yourself recharge.

When you decide what candles make the most sense for your budget, consider the scent of each one you buy.

Do you want your spa to smell like the ocean, or would you like it to remind you of a peaceful forest? Different scents impact the theme you would like to create, so keep that in mind!


Home Spa Tip, Light Candles - Everything Abode


7. Treat your eyes to a spa day at home.

Treat your eyes to a spa day at home

Another extremely easy way to bring the spa experience home and for the fraction of the price is to treat your eyes to a popular spa treatment — because cucumbers aren’t the only approach to soothe your sore eyes!

Simply bring to boil two bags of chamomile tea and then refrigerate them to let them cool. After they are cooled, place them on your tired eyes for about 10 minutes.

Doing so will help refreshen your eyes after a long day’s work, making this one of the easiest at home spa day treatments, to do at home!


8. Use Exfoliating Facial Masks.

Create A Spa-Like Experience At Home (On A Budget)

Going to the spa would not be the same if they did not have a way to achieve clear and vibrant skin.

After all, spas use a variety of face masks to remove impurities to make your skin look better than ever.

And while spas use high-end products to help you improve the look of your skin, you can still achieve the same results without breaking the bank.

There are a plethora of affordable face masks online and you can get outstanding results from them within a few minutes of use.


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9. Get Into Electrical Muscle Stimulation at home.

The most popular spa treatment in the United States, by far, is having a massage.

So when it comes to creating a spa at home for your at home spa day, a full-body massage is the one thing that most people overlook.

But the good news is you can use electrical muscle stimulation to get similar results.

These devices use small electric shocks that cause your muscles to contract and it’s a little different than the regular human touch, but have been known to help reduce pain, improve blood flow, and help you relax.

When you are ready to use this device, place some electrodes on the parts of your body that you would like to massage and you are so much closer to experiencing the spa experience right from your very own home! 


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There you have it!

The tips you have just learned to create your ‘at home spa day’ can do wonders to turn your home into a spa-like feel.  Besides once you have everything ready, you can recreate the spa experience anytime you wish.

Enjoy relaxing!


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