The Good Life With Crafty Chica: Hosting an At-Home Spa Day

Looking for a way to escape the summer heat? Why not host a spa day to revive your spirit? Even better, invite a few of your closest friends and family members. Here’s a few ideas to get you started for your very own Chicas At-Home Spa Day:

1. Olay Pro-X Microdermabrasion Plus Advanced Cleansing System

This soft-spinning brush system will scrub your face to happiness. It’s battery-operated and exfoliates, while also cleansing your skin. (Olay Pro-X Microdermabrasion Plus Advanced Cleansing System, $44.99)


2. Dr. Scholl's DreamWalk Express Pedi Foot Smoother

Without our feet, we wouldn’t be able to stand tall so they deserve to be pampered first. Treat them to a smoothing process with this buffer. No blades or soaking required. (Dr. Scholl's DreamWalk Express Pedi Foot Smoother, $29.99-$49.99, Available at CVS and Rite Aid)


3. Satin Smooth Heated Mitts

It’s like those hot towels in first-class, only better! These mitts are warmed just right. Apply lotion to your hands, slip on plastic bags and slip them over your hands for a calming effect. They not only soften your cuticles, but also relieve tension. (Satin Smooth Heated Mitts, $25.49)


4. Make Your Own Lotion Bars

Before you get into the mediation portion of your day, start with a simple craft project. These yummy lotion bars, for example, are easy to make. You can buy the supplies separately at a craft store or buy the kit online. Use the lotion bars to rub on your heels, elbows, or even just your hands for super smooth skin!


5. SpaLife Radiant Under Eye Treatment

Give your peepers a boost of energy with these under-eye patches. The box comes with six treatments meant to help anti-aging, diminish puffiness and make you look more radiant! (SpaLife Radiant Under Eye Treatment, $16.99)


6. Ignite a Summer Glow

DailyCurlz.com has a refreshing list of ideas for rejuvenation that works from the inside out. From smoothie ideas to recipe for infused waters, you’ll find a wonderful list of beverages for your get together!


7. Masque Bar by Look Beauty Anti-Blemish Mud Mask

This is the part of the day where you have everyone get together and place a crazy mud mask all over their faces. Then you share embracing life stories, laugh and savor the moments together! This box comes with four packs at a highly affordable price. (Masque Bar by Look Beauty Anti-Blemish Mud Mask, $9.99)


8. SensatioNail Nail Starter Kit

We can’t forget nails! Go big with this at-home gel nail system. This is an affordable way to try out the technique and learn the process — and your hands will look fabulous! (SensatioNail Nail Starter Kit, $35.99)


9. Antioxidant Body Scrub

It’s nice to buy gourmet body scrubs, but it’s also a cinch to make them. Here is a recipe that combines coffee grounds, coconut oil, sugar and salt. You can provide pretty glass jars for everyone to take home, or make a big batch together to use at the party.


10. Spa Music

You can’t have a spa day without the appropriate tunes! Did you know there are a lot of YouTube channels that offer hours of meditative music?