August 02, 2019

If you’d rather stay home than hit the town this weekend, consider having a girls’ night in. But, instead of the same old movie-pizza-and-wine night (which still sounds amazing, btw), mix things up with a DIY beauty spa-themed party!

Gather your friends, grab some spa night essentials, like these adorablebow tie headbands, and prepare to pamper yourselves head to toe. We’re sharing our favorite do-it-yourself face- and hair-mask recipes that you and your besties will love:

Chocolate Coffee DIY Face Mask

Chocolate Coffee DIY Face Mask

Recipe adapted fromMs. Health-Esteem

Spoil your skin with this easy DIY mask, featuring coffee and cacao. It smells amazing and you can find all the ingredients in your kitchen:

Ingredients

1 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp fine coffee grounds
1 ½ tbsp coconut milk yogurt

Directions

  1. If you have whole coffee beans, grind your coffee into a fine powder using a coffee grinder.
  2. In a small bowl, combine ingredients and mix well.
  3. Apply the mask to your face, avoiding your eyes, mouth, and nose.
  4. Let mask dry for 15 to 20 minutes.

Wash off gently with warm water and a washcloth.

Honey-Oat Face Mask

Honey-Oat Face Mask

This homemade hydrating face mask with honey and oats will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth, and moisturized:

Ingredients

1 tbsp raw oats or oat flour
¼ cup raw honey

Directions

  1. If using raw oats, pulse in a food processor until they are ground into a powder-like consistency.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the honey and oat powder/flour. Mix until well combined.
  3. Apply to clean face, spreading evenly, and leaving on for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Remove mask with warm water and a washcloth.

Whipped Avocado Deep Conditioning Hair Mask

Whipped Avocado Deep Conditioning Hair Mask

Recipe fromWholefully

This rich whipped avocado, honey, and olive oil deep-conditioning hair mask is easy to make and will leave your hair soft, shiny, and smooth:

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp honey

Directions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor, or beat them in a stand mixer until smooth and lightened in color.
  2. Spread the mask onto damp hair, focusing on the ends. Feel free to rub it in a bit. Use a clip to pull hair into a bun on top of your head, and put on a shower cap. Heat your hair by blow-drying for 15 minutes or sitting in the sun for 30 minutes. Rinse and wash hair as usual.

We usually think about putting on facemasks as a solo activity, but why not self-care together? Whip up one or more of these easy DIY beauty recipes for a fun, spa-inspired girls’ night!


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