February 03, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love. But while romantic love likes to take the spotlight each year, there’s absolutely no shame in celebrating YOU this Valentine’s Day. Whether you have a significant other or not, focusing on your own self-care is worth it and definitely encouraged.

Since you may be choosing to stay home this year (thanks, COVID), why not pamper yourself a little? No matter what your relationship status is, you’ll love these 3 Beauty DIYs to treat yourself to this Valentine's Day:

bath caddy with lavender stems, small bowl of pink sea salt, and a candle

Skin-Loving Bath Soak

Skin-soothing ingredients work together in this easy DIY. The earthy-floral blend of organic lavender, geranium, clove, and eucalyptus in the massage oil will leave you feeling soft, smooth and totally relaxed.

You’ll Need:

½ cup Pink Himalayan sea salt, coarse

½ cup Epsom salt

½ cup Baking soda

1-2 pumpsViva Naturals Relaxation Massage Oil

Bowl or glass jar

Spoon

 

Directions:

  1. Pour salts and baking soda into a bowl or glass jar.
  2. Add 1-2 pumps of massage oil to the salt mixture, then stir with a spoon to mix well.

To use:Add mix to running water in a warm bath, then sit back and relax for 25-30 minutes.

 

a glass jar of DIY body scrub on top of a folded towel with brown sugar and almonds around it

Sweet Almond Oil Body Scrub

Skincare doesn’t have to be complicated! A simple body scrub made with oil and sugar will help exfoliate dead skin, leaving you with a glorious glow.

 

You’ll Need:

1 cup sugar (white or brown)

½ cupViva Naturals Sweet Almond Oil

Bowl or glass jar

 

Directions:

Mix ingredients together in a bowl or glass jar. Store with a tightly sealed lid if not using right away.

To use: 

  1. Slip into the shower and get your skin wet.
  2. Apply the scrub by rubbing it onto your skin in a circular motion. Pay special attention to particularly dry areas, then rinse off with warm water.
  3. When you’re finished showering, apply your favorite moisturizer to help maintain your super soft skin!

 

a woman touching her right calf in bare feet with hydrating socks next to her on the ground

Castor Oil Foot Mask

Castor & coconut oil work together in this DIY foot mask to help nourish and soften your rough, dry feet.

 

You’ll need:
½ cupViva Naturals Castor oil

½ cupViva Naturals Coconut oil

5-10 drops tea tree oil (optional)

Bowl or glass jar

An old pair of socks

 

Directions:

Mix oils together in a bowl or jar. Store with a tightly sealed lid if not using right away.

To use: 

  1. This foot mask will absorb best if applied after you exfoliate your feet. Use a pumice stone or scrub to slough off dead skin, then rinse your feet clean.
  2. Towel dry your feet, then apply mask to your feet, using as much as needed to cover all dry areas.
  3. Put socks on and wear for a minimum of 20 minutes, or overnight.
  4. Take socks off to reveal smoother, softer feet!

 

This year, why not take a second (or a whole weekend) to focus on you?! Self-care is the ultimate way to wash those winter blues away. These beauty DIYs are perfect for a little pampering and skin-loving self-care.

How are you going to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year?

 


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