A Mothers Day Experience

May 06, 2019 By Southpoint Tuggeranong

This Mother’s day get crafty with not only the gifts but the ideas as well. Whether you’re on a budget or just want show your appreciation to the mother figure in your life; we have all the tips and tricks to make sure she feels special  this mother’s day.

In-house spa treatment

Create an experience for your mum this mother’s day with an in house spa day! Treat her to a warm bath, a homemade exfoliating scrub, face mask and a new book!

Homemade exfoliate scrub

A homemade scrub is cheap, unique and simple to make.
  1. All you need is a fine sea salt; this will help exfoliate the skin. You can get this from most grocery stores!
*Tip: if you have sensitive skin try using sugar instead as it is gentler on the skin.
  1. The next ingredient you need is olive oil. This will act as a moisturiser and will hold the scrub together.
*Tip: you can use other oils such as coconut oil, jojoba oil or even almond oil.
  1. To really personalize the scrub add an essential oil. Each essential oil has its own beneficial property. Cinnamon essential oil is cooling and calmative in nature. Lavender essential oil is known for its ability to help calm stress and anxiety and to help promote sleep and Peppermint essential oil can help with pain and inflammation.
*Tip: To make the scrub look upmarket present it in a mason jar. Find the right mason jar at Kmart!
Homemade detox Face Mask

A homemade face mask is a staple for all spa treatments. To create this easy at home detox face mask you will need just four ingredients. This mask is not only beneficial externally but internally and can help extract impurities.


2 Tablespoons Bentonite Clay

1 Teaspoon Virgin Coconut oil

½ Tablespoon Raw Honey

1 drop of lemon essential oil

Mix the ingredients together, apply to a freshly washed face and let it sit for 10 minutes before rinsing. For more homemade face masks like this check out @coconutmama.

A new book & some ‘me’ time

Reading has been proven to bring about tranquillity and stress reduction.  What better place to relax and read a book then a homemade spa day? The Rosie Project is the perfect read that’s both easy and entertaining. The warm hearted comedic story follows a middle aged autistic man’s journey in search of a wife. Let your mum sit back, relax and enjoy a little ‘me’ time. Find The Rosie Project at Dymocks.

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