Debbie Quintata shows us how to make a gourmet spa gift basket. By starting with a planter as a gift basket container you can start filling it with your pamper spa items fit for friends, family, co-workers or anyone who deserves a gift basket. Suggestions to fill your basket include a high quality towel, body spray, relaxing music, linen, a simple white tea cup, box of relaxation tea, candle, body bar of soap, and a engraved rock. Very simple and a great gift for anyone, including yourself. S...
This eleven-part video tutorial discusses how to drain and clean a hot tub spa. It goes over the process step-by-step from turning off the circuit breaker to restarting the spa. It also gives helpful tips on cleaning the tub, working with spa chemicals and avoiding air locks that will make the process a lot more smooth sailing even for a novice spa cleaner.
Facials are like magical wonders in a jar - slather some on at home, or get one professionally done at a spa, and you instantly go from tired and beat to a girl ready to take on the world. But purchasing a spa-quality facial, or even buying a "facial in a jar" at a store, can cost quite a lot of money.
Does your hot tub spa cover need worn and need a replacement? Watch this three-part video tutorial to learn the measuring basics and get tips on how to measure curved corners before ordering your new spa cover.
Are you interested in pampering yourself with a visit to a spa? Learn about spa treatments for the face in this free health and beauty video series.
How to perform a facial skin treatment with galvanic spa therapy; get professional tips and advice on applying electrotherapy for the face in this free instructional video series.
Melissa Watson from DIY Style shows how to make a spa pillow and eye pillow with micro beads and soothing lavender in this instructional video. You will need a sewing kit (needles, thread, pins, and scissors), 3/8 yard of two different kinds of cotton fabric, a cup of rice, 1/8 cup lavender, another fourth cup of lavender, and a funnel. Follow along with the step by step instructions in this how-to video and learn how to sew relaxing spa and eye pillows.
While fanciful store bought gifts like boxes of chocolate, roses, and spa certificates are great presents on Valentine's Day, when it comes to dinner and dessert homemade is usually best - and most appreciated.
Take tub time to new heights of relaxation with these tips. A bath 90 minutes before bed time can help you get a good nights rest. These tips will help make you feel and look great. Watch this video hygiene tutorial and learn how to take a spa bath.
Professor of RVing Jim Twamley demonstrates how to install a new revolutionary shower head, the Oxygenics Body Spa. Follow the instructions outlined in this video tutorial to learn how to install the new shower head as well as how to remove the old shower head. Start showering in luxury with the Oxygenics Body spa shower head.
Learn how to incorporate everyday household items into you beauty routine with this tutorial. You can pamper your face, hair and nails with products found in your kitchen. Watch this how to video and you can create that spa experience in your kitchen.
Some techniques for giving a spa-style leg massage from Messagenerd.com.
Sonoran Living and Lisa Kasanicky with Arizona Spa Girls demonstrate how to make a do-it-yourself pomegranate scrub spa treatment and foot soak. Aromatherapy helps to get you in the mood for the season. Pomegranate is the new cranberry. To make a body scrub, use jojoba oil, sugar, honey, orange peel and pomegranate seeds. The pomegranate seeds break open upon application and create a smooth texture on your skin. To make a foot soak, use steep cinnamon spices in water and add it to the foot so...
Like a massage for your body, a hand massage helps achieve many things at once, reducing stress, reducing muscle tension and strain, and relieving coagulated chi. If an exfoliating microdermabrasion product is used you'll also end up with healthier, more glowy skin.
When entertaining, it's great to have fun, colorful ideas to make drinks feel special. By adding a simple slice of fruit or vegetable to a glass of water can impress your friends and make you feel like you're at the spa. It is very important to drink water, and flavoring it with lemon makes it easier if you're not a water drinker. The host cuts slices of lemon and lays them on top of the water or the side of the glass to garnish, and squeezes the rest of the juice into the water. It can be ma...
They say we hold a lot of tension and stress in our shoulders (hence the popularity in many spas of the classic back massage), but given how often we use the computer these days, our hands are just as if not more cramped than our shoulders.
Choosing the right gift for your friend or girlfriend is obviously the most important part of gifting, but you can make your gift extra special by wrapping it in a lovely package.
Many teenage girls want to wear makeup but might not have the skills for natural, beautiful makeup. Learn how to teach makeup skills for a teenager in this beauty video tutorial. Take Action: use round motions, apply through neck line, use primer and set makeup Jessica Flores, the instructor of this how-to video, is an Esthetician/Make-Up Artist for Maxim Day Spa in Clearwater, Florida. As a qualified Esthetician, Jessica offers a unique combination of relaxing spa facials with modern skin ca...
So many gift givers are mislead into believing that it's only the gift that matters, so the gift bag or wrap can be cheaply purchased at the gas station an hour beforehand and then thrown together in a slapdash manner.
This how to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrates how to clean in-ground pool DE filters. Cleaning the DE filter on your in-ground pool helps your pool run more efficiently during those long summer months. Watch and learn how easy it is to clean the filter with water and cleaning solution.
This how to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrates how to clean above ground pool DE filters. Cleaning the DE filter on your above ground pool helps your pool run more efficiently during those long summer months. Watch and learn how easy it is to clean the filter with water and cleaning solution.
A salt glow or salt scrub spa treatment mixes sea salt with grape seed oil and aromatherapy oils to exfoliate and vitalize the skin. Learn about spa salt glows from an esthetician in this free spa video series.
In this tutorial, we learn how to wrap a gift the easy way. To begin, lay the wrapping paper down on a flat surface. Next, lay your gift down upside down on the middle of the paper. Next, fold the paper over half the gift, then tape it. After this, measure the other side to meet in the middle, and make a crease. fold it over the middle and tap it. Now, fold in the sides. To do this, fold in the edges first, then push the top layer down, and bring the bottom layer up. Tape this. Now, turn the ...
Mr. Baby Squirrel gets the ultimate spa treatment. Massaging a squirrel is a delicate process. Baby squirrels can benefit from some gentle petting. These are techniques for domesticating squirrels.
Master this essential salon service in the comfort of your own home with this how-to video from Elle magazine. Instead of spending lots of money on a professional spa treatment, do one yourself. Watch this video skin care tutorial and learn how to give yourself a facial at home.
Maintaining your in ground pool means properly vacuuming it from time to time. This how-to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrate how to manually vacuum an in ground pool. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep your pool running smooth all summer long by with proper vacuuming.
Maintaining your in ground pool means properly operating and cleaning cartridge filters. This how-to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrate how to operate and clean your pools cartridge filter properly. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep your pool running smoothly all summer long with proper cartridge maintenance.
If the flow of your pool is to slow, it may be a sign that it is time to change the DE powder. This how to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrates how to change DE powder in an in-ground pool filter. Keep your pool running properly by changing the DE powder in the filter in a timely manner.
Help your in-ground pool pump run more efficiently by bumping it a few times a week. This how to video made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas shows you the proper way to bump your DE filter. Bumping the filter is easy to do and should be done once a week.
Maintaining your above ground pool means properly vacuuming it from time to time. This how-to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrate how to manually vacuum an above ground pool. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep your pool running smooth all summer long with proper vacuuming.
You can make spa quality body scrubs and lotions at home. Skin care doesn't need to be expensive to be effective; watch this video beauty tutorial and learn how to make skin care products out of natural ingredients for the fraction of the cost.
You don't need a trip to the spa to treat yourself to a facial. All you need is a half an hour and some key items to emerge with a clean, fresh, and relaxed face.
We thank and bow down to whoever invented gift cards. A great way to give your recipient what he/she wants without having to slave over whether the turquoise cashmere sweater or the navy blue cashmere sweater looks best, gift cards are the way to go for procrastinators.
If you're anything like us, then you find it pretty ridiculous that whenever you purchase a gift card, you have to shell out nearly twice the amount of the gift card in order to put it into a neat, pretty gift card holder.
What's a better way to give a gift to a magician than to present it in a gift box made of playing cards? This video tutorial will show you how to make this playing card gift box, fold after fold. So, get out that deck of cards, count out 21 of them, and start bending and folding for the perfect card gift box.
Make beautiful presents using materials around the house with simple gift wrapping techniques. Learn how to wrap presents with aluminum foil, wax paper, cheesecloth, and more in this free arts and crafts video series.
Wondering what to give your sister for Christmas? Learn tips on great gift ideas that will make your sister happy in this free video series on gift giving.
Pokemon's Darkrai is one of the most coveted levels of the game. With this tutorial, learn how to find Darkrai in a few easy steps, as well as secure a Membership Pass and a Mystery Gift in Pokemon Platinum. So grab your Nintendo DS and follow along!
Get tips and advice on how to find Christmas gifts for your co-workers in this free video series on Christmas presents.
For 365 days of the year, our mothers show their love for us by driving us places, cooking us food, doing our laundry, and being our number-one cheerleader. But for one day of the year, we all get up early in the morning and show our love for our favorite women. Often, that means cooking breakfast or making brunch, or running to the store to grab a pre-selected bouquet of flowers.