Monday, May 4, 2015

Make Your Own Ginger Body Scrub

This home made ginger body scrub recipe will leave your skin feeling smooth for days. Enjoy!

  • 1 ½ cup turbinado (raw) sugar
  • ½ cup almond oil
  • 1 tsp peeled, grated ginger (or ½ tsp powdered ginger)
  1. Drop the ginger into the almond oil and stir with a spoon until fully blended.
  2. Slowly pour the oil over the sugar and mix with a spoon.
  3. Place the ginger-scented scrub in a clean re-sealable jar.
  4. After you've taken a shower or bath, massage a small scoop of gingersnap body scrub over clean, damp skin. Rinse and pat dry.
  5. Keeps indefinitely              
Source: “Women’s World” Sept. 2012

Monday, March 2, 2015

Skin Healthy Chocolate Recipe

All the ingredients in this chocolate recipe are healthy and contain vitamins, antioxidants and polyphenols, which are key to reduce inflammation and make healthy cells and GOOD SKIN.

Homemade “Healthy” Chocolate Sauce Recipe

(makes ½ cup)

½ cup organic, unfiltered coconut oil
4 T + 2 t raw unsweetened cacao powder
2 T + 2 t grade b maple syrup OR raw, local honey
¼ t pure vanilla extract
1-2 pinches sea salt
(Optional:  add cayenne pepper, cinnamon, nuts, coconut, peppermint extract, dried berries)

Put coconut oil in small saucepan and melt on low. When liquid, remove from heat and stir in cacao powder. Mix until lumps are dissolved, then stir in maple syrup or honey, vanilla extract and sea salt.

For syrup, serve immediately. For sauce, let cool 10-15 minutes. For shell effect, pour over cold dessert such as ice cream and give it a few minutes to harden.

Dip fruit in it, use it as a sauce, drizzle over nuts, bananas, pretzels and freeze.


Friday, January 2, 2015

Oxygen and the Skin -- New Facial Offered at Souli!

I was reading a skincare article recently titled “How Oxygen Can Get You the Hollywood Glow for Holiday Parties”. Well, that got my attention, so I started reading and researching to find a fabulous service to add to my menu.

We are all surrounded daily by, yes, oxygen. We all know that  oxygen “feeds” the cells….and our goal is to always make a healthier cell so that at the dermal level we can produce more collagen and elastin.

“You may be wondering why you still have unwelcome fine lines, wrinkles and a dull complexion when you are surrounded by oxygen. But the truth is, you aren’t. The air we breathe, depending on where you live, is made up of nitrogen, carbon dioxide, methane, argon, neon and other gasses and only about 18% is actual oxygen. This is why many of Hollywood’s biggest starts rely on oxygen facials to get all the benefits of oxygen propelled directly into their skin, without the pore-clogging environmental elements along with it.” (Source:

Acne, rosacea and aging skin all respond well to oxygen therapy. You may not be a Hollywood star, but I’m sure you have at least one “red carpet” event this year where you’d like to “glow”!

Call Souli Skinspa for details on the Oxygen Facial.