Wednesday, August 19, 2009

YW Spa Night

Tonight for mutual the Beehives (12 & 13 year old girls) planned a spa night. They chose the activity, planned it, and even brought the refreshments.

We did a chocolate face mask, oatmeal scrub, sugar scrub for hands, pedicures, and manicures.

I got the recipes for the chocolate mask and oatmeal scrub online, but didn't save the source. Sorry. However, here are the recipes:

Chocolate Face Mask - 1/3 c. cocoa powder, 1/4 c. honey, 2 T. heavy cream or sour cream, 3 tsp. ground oatmeal; mix well, apply to face, leave on for 20 minutes, rinse with warm water.

Oatmeal Scrub: 1 T. baking soda, 2 tsp ground oatmeal; mix with small amount water, scrub face gently, rinse with warm water.

We made our sugar scrub at Girl's Camp. Essentially it contains white sugar and mineral or vegetable oil (about 1/2 cup sugar, 2 T. oil, and some essential oil scents - a couple of drops). Here's a recipe.

And Thank goodness the girls had planned the refreshments well! We had Brownies, Ice Cream, and homemade Hot Fudge Sauce! (Otherwise I'm afraid that we'd have resorted to eating the rest of the face mask by the spoonful.

Tips for hosting your own spa night: bring lots of washcloths and towels. Bring headbands to keep their hair back. If you're doing it in the kitchen, bring mirrors so the girls don't have to walk through the building with their chocolate faces to use the mirrors in the bathroom. Lots of chocolate and good tunes are a must! Enjoy! Thanks for the great night girls!

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Kristina P. said...

What a great idea for an activity!

Michelle said...

Sounds like a fun activity. It's probably good that you guys didn't get the chocolate mask mixed up with the hot fudge sauce!

Bonnie the Boss said...

Looks like fun, but how did the chocolate make your face feel? It makes me feel sticky just thinking about it.

Bogner's said...

THANKS FOR THE INFO! Your beehives are too cool! We had our Personal Progress Party last night and the girls who finished a whole value during the summer received a t-shirt in the color of that value with the words CTR I'm worth it on the front and then the YW torch on the sleeve! *Printable Iron-ons. I missed it since the baby is sick and I didn't want to get our president's 8&9 month old boys sick... but I hear they had fun!

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Sue said...

What great ideas, and recipes..

I bet your yw luv you!!

Mamarazzi said...

cute cute this idea. i am totally stealing it!

KATE said...

What a great idea!

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