Combine all ingredients in a double boiler on the stovetop. (You can also use a small microwave-safe container and heat on low for about 1 minute or until the ingredients just begin to melt.) Stir until the mixture is completely melted and well blended. Pour into a small, clean container, and let cool completely.
Carol's Daughter Sweet Honey Dip Chocolate Brown Sugah Scrub is made with sweet brown sugar crystals and olive oil to nourish the new skin that's revealed underneath. $34, sephora.com
Living Tree Botanicals Limon Vert Body Scrub contains sugar, natural oils, and raw honey. $39, livingtreebotanicals.com
The best scrub may be no farther than your pantry. Blend the ingredients until well mixed, then store in a jar, says Janice Cox, author of "Natural Beauty at Home."
1. Add olive oil to honey.
2. Blend with sugar.
3. Mix in zest.
A nice bath can be both relaxing and invigorating. But to keep your skin soft, use gentle products, and don't spend too long in the tub.
"Hot soaks are incredibly relaxing but can also be drying," says Ranella Hirsch, MD, a dermatologist based in Boston. Whether you buy your own or use a recipe, keep your steep to 10 minutes or less. When you step out, pat your skin dry and apply a thick moisturizer or body oil to seal the water into your skin.
Aura Cacia Peppermint Harvest Aromatherapy Mineral Bath, $3; auracacia.com
100% Pure Organic Eucalyptus Sea Therapy Bath, $19; 100percentpure.com
One Natural I Need This! Bath Fizzer, $6; onebathandbody.com
Joyful Bath Co. Citrus Buzz Refreshing Bath Salts, $5; joyfulbathco.com
This recipe was created by Bettijo Hirschi, founder of Bath by Bettijo.
1. Combine salt and baking soda.
2. Mix 1 cup of dry mixture with essential oil.
3. Add it to rest and mix.
4. Add petals or citrus.
Hair sprays, color treatments, and frizz-control products can leave anyone's locks in need of a vacation. Refresh your hair and scalp with a deep-cleaning clarifying shampoo.
"Use a clarifying shampoo once a month instead of your regular wash to get rid of the buildup that accumulates and to restore shine," says Louise O'Connor, a salon owner in New York City.
Fekkai Apple Cider Clarifying Shampoo, $23; fekkai.com
Herbal Essences Drama Clean Degunkify Tingling Shampoo, $3; amazon.com
Aubrey Organics Green Tea Clarifying Shampoo, $10; aubreyorganics.com
Emmett Cooper Haircare Clarify Wash, $20; emmetcooperhaircare.com
A natural exfoliator from Janice Cox, author of Natural Beauty at Home.
Mix the ingredients until well blended, and massage on damp face. Rinse well with warm water and finish with a splash of cold. Though the scrub's nicest when used fresh, you can store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to a week.