Do you usually find yourself stressed during the holiday season? Is trying to find inexpensive but nice gifts making you ache all over? Save your hard-earned money and don't spend it trying to pamper yourself for the holidays. Instead, use these ideas from my frugal bath and beauty guide "Pretty for Pennies" to ease your holiday stress.
Hot Oil Treatment
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
Alternatively, put this on before a shower and then put on a shower cap. Let the hot water from the shower run on your head to warm the oil. You may also use a blow dryer instead of the shower. Be careful not to make it too hot.
Herbal Foot Bath
Use any of the following dried herbs*:
Mix herbs and place in a small cheesecloth. Fill a bucket full with warm water for your feet and add herbs. Soak away all the pains of the day! Make several at a time and keep on hand after a long day.
* A few drops of scented oil may be used with or instead of herbs.
Tawra Kellam is the author of Dining On A Dime: 1,000 Money Saving Recipes and Tips (formerly Not Just Beans). Dining On A Dime will help you shop smarter, by cooking simpler meals and by making your own basic cleaning products and beauty aids. For free tips and recipes, visit LivingOnADime.com/Share your thoughts about this article with the editor. Just Click Here and tell us what's on your mind.
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