This fashionable name - what does it mean?There are several theories about the origin of the word.There was a Roman Emperor Nero.He was known as a great lover of beauty.Once he admired Roman fountains.They shocked him with its splendor, and the Emperor said: «Sanitas per aquas», which means "Water - the source of life."Abbreviation of the Latin phrase, and gave its name to the whole wellness napravleniyu.A still have a tiny Belgian town of Spa, located in the northern foothills of the Ardennes.This picturesque town has become famous for its curative waters since the Middle Ages.
There is another version.In 1717, Peter visited the Belgian 1 resort.He took the healing baths, drinking mineral water and enjoy the beauty of nature.The whole on a nice impression, he advised Belgians organize at this point hospital.They did so, and was named Spa health resort - in memory of the emperor often spoken "thank you".
Nowadays SPA - it is also a range of beauty and wellness treatments using the mineral and sea in,
However, these procedures are readily available to you and at home.
For example, recipes that are sure to please all the adherents of natural cosmetics.
- 2 cups of water, 200 g of sea salt, a pinch of dry chamomile flowers, mint leaves, sage.Water to boil, boil herbs and let stand 15 - 20 minutes.Salt diluted with warm water in the bathtub or in a bowl, pour the infusion.Immerse in it stops at 10 minutes.
- then massage them with olive-sugar scrub - mix 1 teaspoon of sugar and olive oil.This scrub is good for arms and other areas of rough skin.Excellent exfoliates and smoothes the skin.
- Mix 3/4 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons of turmeric, 1/3 cup vegetable oil, a pinch of vanilla and a few drops of your favorite essential oil to a paste.After a warm shower you need to massage the body with this mixture, then again to take a shower, rub the skin with a sponge soaked in kefir, and rinse with water again.But if your skin is too sensitive, damaged or inflammation, it means it is better not to apply.
- Anti-cellulite wrapping.First you need to take a shower and rub hard sponge well problem areas.Then mix two cups of sea salt, 250 ml of water and 1 cup of olive oil (or coffee grounds).Apply to the skin massaging movements, then tightly wrap with cling film, and on top - with a towel and soak for 15-20 minutes.After thoroughly rinse with warm water and apply any anti-cellulite or regular moisturizer.The result will be noticeable after 12-15 treatments at intervals of 1-3 days.