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I was a Girl's Life magazine subscriber many years ago, and this particular article from the September 2000 issue was one of my absolute favorite articles from ANY magazine! Every Sunday night, in preparation for the school week ahead, I would retreat to the bathroom at about 7:30pm and take an amazing bubble bath, with the lights dimmed, relaxing music playing, and a night light (rather than candles). Even now, several years later, I still find myself unable to take a relaxing bubble bath without turning out the lights and playing music. I'm now in my mid 20s (recently celebrated my 25th birthday!) and I STILL occasionally use some of the great recipes that I read in this article, particularly the sugar scrub. It's great in the Winter, when my skin is horribly dry. The oil brings back a lot of moisture that my skin loses this time of year. I am so glad to see the website still going. It's definitely changed since my day, but regardless, it was super helpful for me!
by z0mgaah on 2/20/2013 12:28:54 AM
Great ideas! Im doing this tomorrow with my BFFs!
by orlandobloomrocks on 2/15/2013 7:18:16 PM
Sounds so fun! Having a sleepover this week.... Definatley doing everything!
by pinkguitarperson on 7/22/2012 10:11:52 PM
by katiegurll;) on 3/10/2012 12:30:50 PM
by katiegurll;) on 3/9/2012 12:13:11 PM
welll... i tried the oatmeal mask, it actually works really well! it made my skin really smooth i dont really like the conditioner though, its mostly egg and its hard to wrap your hair up in plastic wrap. plus it kinda smelled gross... idk, maybe its just me. it did make my hair softer though, i'll give it that much
by trixr4kids on 7/25/2010 12:27:25 AM
by Kattrox421 on 3/27/2010 9:46:27 PM
I love love love the sweet sugar scrub it works so well...
... evan my friends noticed my smoother skin
by spaldkai on 3/13/2010 8:57:00 AM
by funkypunky10 on 2/23/2010 4:31:27 PM
by polkadotz97 on 10/26/2009 11:16:33 AM
by califgirl on 10/21/2009 1:20:44 AM
by califgirl on 10/21/2009 1:20:26 AM
by califgirl on 10/19/2009 11:51:55 PM
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by califgirl on 10/17/2009 10:12:18 PM
by I_luv_devin on 8/28/2009 9:25:14 PM
These sound great!! I can't wait to try them! Once a week me and my 3 friends get together and have a spa sleepover! We do manis and pedis and do hair and make up. These will be great to add to our tradition! Our bathroom is too small so I suggest to anyone who has the same problem in our basement we have a sink in our second half of our basement so that it our spa!
by ~!katie!~ on 8/10/2009 3:01:11 PM
by eflores85658 on 8/3/2009 4:15:38 PM
by eflores85658 on 8/3/2009 3:53:22 PM
This is some cool spa stuff!!!!!
by kitkat25789635 on 7/30/2009 4:02:51 PM
I love these ideas!!!
by 95NAC on 7/9/2009 11:39:28 AM
omg i love it all!! <3
by dancecrazy54 on 6/20/2009 12:50:28 PM
wow!!!!! im gona try that!!!
by laxlover on 6/5/2009 6:45:31 PM
I tried the sugar scrub, and it is AWESOME! I tried all the oils, and I like the canola oil better than anything else.
by Moi_is_me on 6/4/2009 1:51:09 PM
awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! im gonna try them saturday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
by luvanimals on 6/3/2009 3:30:16 PM
that is cool
by hottie83 on 6/1/2009 8:52:50 PM
Cool! Sounds nice I got some of the stuff and I'm gonna do it today!
by Rainbow Spirits on 5/25/2009 12:59:55 PM
perfect for my end of the school year party!
by 1sammie on 5/25/2009 12:23:49 PM
omg now i hav 2 hav all my bffs ovr 4 4 a spa treantment sleepovr!!!!!!!!!
by shayneybaby on 5/19/2009 4:52:47 PM
this would be totallly fun to do the night before prom or graduation!
by Quoiaa on 5/17/2009 9:38:08 PM
by sarahboo on 5/4/2009 7:51:35 PM
by sarahboo on 5/4/2009 7:05:05 PM
This spa thiing is super awesome. Now I want to try them all at the same time but it's kinda impossible. I think my sister will love this cuz she loves smelly stuff, so I'm so gonna send this too her! HI ANA, HOPE U LIKE THIS!
by alyssa_candy_adler on 4/25/2009 4:56:05 PM
by Regenboog on 4/23/2009 11:30:23 PM
by dramaqueen535 on 4/23/2009 6:48:34 PM
wow this is so fun!
by fiddlej on 4/21/2009 7:03:55 PM
hey this is so very fab but can ya suggest some recipies which dont have eggs and that stuff!(u see i`m a vegetarian)
by preppyami on 4/1/2009 10:01:37 AM
omg bringiton97 i just checked out www.boyslife.com and its so weird! its IS like cub scouts!
by sparklejessi on 3/13/2009 9:48:31 PM
I know it sounds weird but i was soothed just reading this (: ahhhhhhh... (sigh) (:
by sparklejessi on 3/13/2009 9:46:15 PM
My friend and I (like when we where eleven) used to put our bathing suits on and go in her huge hot-tube and scrub each-others feet with bath lotion and give each other back-rubs. It used to be a lot of fun
by me girl on 3/11/2009 5:31:55 PM
omg totally gonna do this
by stimpygirl123 on 3/10/2009 4:12:48 PM
sounds cool I will try it at my b-day party
by bluebaby101 on 3/4/2009 8:06:28 PM
100th comment! I <3 the sugar scrub! It feels sooo good on your skin. The hair conditioner one was really gross and didn't work though. . Plz comment on my profile!
by furryanimallover on 3/1/2009 5:19:39 PM
I love all of these the sugar scrub makes your skin so smooth and the orange mint splash smells sooo good!! THANKS GL~!!
by volleychick879 on 2/20/2009 8:28:11 PM
my bff and i always wanted to have a spa day, but her family is cutting back on the money they spend so we could not get facials together, so this is perfect!
by elizabeththekool on 2/4/2009 7:42:08 PM
that conditioner sounds like a great idea!
by promise10 on 1/31/2009 12:55:16 PM
ooh! I really want to try these!
by Craziestgirluevermet on 1/23/2009 5:52:55 AM
This sounds all so great!! but my ma dosent let me have sleepovers!! any suggestions?
by Clairgirl71773 on 1/20/2009 7:30:58 PM
I Luv TWILIGHT!!!! iTS SO FULL OF LOVE AND ROMANCE AND HORROR AND HUMOR!!!
by Twilightfreak__I Luv EdwardCullen!** on 1/19/2009 11:17:10 AM
This is great!
my 2 bffs are coming over tomorrow! This is great! OH and cheergirl, thnx sooooo much for the facial mask! HOPE WE HAVE FUN!
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by ♥♥♥•kayla•♥♥♥ on 1/17/2009 10:08:23 PM
i found another recipe too
this is the simplest recipe ever
and it works great
by kimbo on 1/17/2009 2:42:38 PM
these ideas are great next time i have a birthday or just a regular sleepover we are going to try this i think that it would be really fun.
by dance_gurl112 on 1/16/2009 11:47:24 AM
That is so awesome
by XxEdwardCullenxX on 1/9/2009 4:54:39 PM
im going to make all of it
by prettypop on 1/3/2009 11:00:34 PM
I am totaly doin this tonight with my bff!!
by limelemon279 on 1/2/2009 3:48:58 PM
ill use this if im stressed out or very tired!!!
by SRT9 on 1/2/2009 1:20:16 AM
the conditioner is super messy!!!!!!!!make sure you get alot of the water out of your hair before you use it!!
by lovebug26m on 1/1/2009 1:34:24 PM
what if you don't have a big bathroom. or room for that matter.
by riel5 on 12/30/2008 10:47:48 PM
wow! thanx 4 the advice!
by TTGURL on 12/28/2008 3:25:13 PM
i am so doing this.
by wednesday1408 on 12/26/2008 11:12:13 PM
I really want to try the sugar scrub!
by evercole95 on 12/17/2008 8:49:17 PM
Will all this stuff work for really sensitive skin?
by individualgrl on 12/13/2008 9:11:03 PM
awwwwwwwwwwwsome!!!!!!!! this looks awsome! i wrote down all the ingredients!
by stofkoairborne97 on 12/11/2008 7:25:47 PM
I tried that for my B-day last year it was fun now i'm turning my room into a spa
thanks for the new resipies -Maddeylynne
by Maddeylynne on 12/11/2008 5:53:04 PM
Hey Cheergirl 123321
thats a kewl idea i wil try dat maybe
by bubbleguminyummyflavors on 12/9/2008 9:17:57 PM
way cool, got to try it some time!!!
P.S. mylove4now, I love the shark atack
by happygal12 on 12/9/2008 11:15:49 AM
Wow Ive been really stresssed lately these recipes might just do the trick. =)
by danimichelle14 on 12/7/2008 8:41:10 PM
I cant wait 2 try this!
by ittybittycuty on 12/7/2008 3:12:10 PM
by SLATgirl8 on 12/7/2008 2:57:34 AM
dude! me and my friend LOVE doing spa stuff. i'm TTLY bringing all of this stuff to her house next time i come over!
by ringo_lover on 12/1/2008 3:35:58 PM
Another one for perfect hair is putting sunflower oil in hot water, pouring honey into it and then adding milk, honey and lemon juice. leave it in 4 about 4 mins then rinse out.
by sweetcherry101 on 11/30/2008 2:20:25 PM
I'm gonna try da exfoliation-thingy one!!! Right...about...NOW!! xx
by sweetcherry101 on 11/30/2008 2:18:14 PM
ehmagawd that sounds like heaven!!!!!!!!!!!!
by JustPlainMe on 11/29/2008 7:04:26 PM
wow!! sounds so relaxing!!!!!!
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by Glamourfame on 11/29/2008 6:51:37 PM
that conditioner sounds amazing!
by bunhead007 on 11/29/2008 3:15:38 PM
I think I'm going to ask my mom if i can do this during christmas break
by kaycey346 on 11/29/2008 9:49:59 AM
i've always wanted to make my own face mask.
by shopper_babe on 11/28/2008 9:05:04 PM
So going to do these.!
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by Oh Snap It's Potter on 11/28/2008 8:58:50 PM
wow....i just did the sugar scrub thingy and my skin feels AMAZING!! sooo smooth. i <3 it. when i made it though, it was really watery so i added more sugar until it was like a paste. works good tho
by sammi0x0x0x on 11/28/2008 2:02:38 PM
by witnessnikegirl on 11/26/2008 5:47:06 PM
the face mask recipe calls for plain yogurt. do u think it would still work even if i used cherry yogurt with cherry chunks. if so should i use the cherry one with cherry chunks or peach one with peach chunks in it??? (which would be better for my skin?)
by witnessnikegirl on 11/26/2008 3:29:55 PM
These ideas are SOOO great! i can't wait to try these with my friends!!!! PEASE OUT!!!!
by sugar4568 on 11/21/2008 3:53:42 PM
cheergrl1233211- cool idea. thx!
i wish i could have sleepovers but i cant cuz my bros autistic and my friends cant be around him. it really sucks so i cant do this...
by cheerldr~~* on 11/18/2008 7:24:57 PM
Sounds like fun!!! Im gonna do it tonite!!
by AnnaFantastic! on 11/16/2008 5:02:24 PM
I am gonna have my friends over and do that!
by Baby*girl* on 11/15/2008 9:13:01 AM
i am gunnna have a spa sleepover with my bff!! that is awsome!!!
by joyful1y on 11/13/2008 9:34:11 PM
omg thanx mod. I don't really want to go to the store just to get some witch hazel or whatever. Plus my mom prob won't understand about this kinda stuff
by cutiechic525 on 11/12/2008 8:19:40 PM
by cutiechic525 on 11/12/2008 7:55:31 PM
MOD MOD MOD!!!
for the sugar scrub could i use corn oil??! pleasse answer!
by .♥.♥. on 11/11/2008 4:41:13 PM
by .♥.♥. on 11/11/2008 4:38:33 PM
ahh sounds amazing!
by .♥.♥. on 11/11/2008 4:35:46 PM
wow thx gl! im gonna do this with my bff!
by Jen0119 on 11/10/2008 3:04:20 PM
aother good face maskk is masing up 3 bananas, andd adding a half cu of honey. mizing them up andd thenn leaving it in thee FRIDGE not the FREEZER for 3 hours. lol it wokrs wonder for you skin and even helped stop anasty breakout i had.
by cheergrl123321 on 11/7/2008 9:27:47 PM
I really like these ideas. im going to use them for my b-day party!
by kittylover on 11/4/2008 6:05:51 PM
i love all these recipes esp the mint and orange one i tried it and everyone said the next day that i smelt amazing doesanyone know any homemade perfume recipes. if you do comment on my profile once it is all finished.
by LuluLauren on 11/2/2008 4:30:32 PM
so i wanted to know what guys felt from girls but turns out guys dont have a site like this! boyslife.com is cub scouts! GROSS.
by bringiton97 on 11/2/2008 1:45:08 PM
OMG I JUST GOT THE BEST IDEA!!!
by bringiton97 on 11/2/2008 1:40:18 PM
cool!!!!! this sounds really fun!!! my half b-day is comin up and i didnt get to have a party so im havin a 1/2 b-day party! im so gonna try this!!!!!!!!
by allydancergirl_XO on 11/1/2008 11:43:37 PM
this sounds so relaxing.it would be like so much fun
by Lil' Hottie on 10/31/2008 6:52:57 PM
by witnessnikegirl on 10/30/2008 5:16:25 PM
I tried the facial mask tonight and it was a little moer watery than I expected but, It leaves your fase really smooth. I might try the other ones sometime. xoxoxo
by peyaut9996 on 10/27/2008 8:17:32 PM
by katiekatknoswhereitsatx3 on 10/27/2008 6:27:33 PM
sound so relaxing mite make a spa party but my bathroom is small mite us living room cuz its rite next to the bath room love ya girlies
by softball_lover_96 on 10/27/2008 12:31:10 AM
cool!!! im going to get all the stuff and make all of it!!omg who new!o and good idea^^^
by ikissedagirl on 10/21/2008 3:06:44 AM
Can you use vanilla yogurt instead of plain for the Oatmeal facil mask?
by Banapple7 on 10/20/2008 9:30:08 PM
There's a dance coming up this weekend! Thanks!
by Banapple7 on 10/20/2008 6:11:08 PM
I am sooooooooooo going to try this with my BFF before our first school dance ever!!!!!!!!!11 This is amazing advice
by cooly2nd on 10/19/2008 5:45:23 PM
I am babysitting my little cousin tonight and i wanted to do something special with her and i think i just found it!!!
by xxcharbsxx on 10/18/2008 11:34:35 AM
by roses4ever on 10/13/2008 3:41:44 PM
That looks so cool! I can do that next weekend. I need it too. I'm in 6th grade, and all of the homework and tests is really testing.
by ReadingLover on 10/13/2008 1:38:29 PM
that is so cool i am gonna try that tonight ttyl
by tangerines135246 on 10/12/2008 9:07:39 PM
shark attac do you get it ????
by mylove4now on 10/12/2008 6:26:13 PM
dear mod people ,
i want to do theze kool ideas but i have a really small bathroom where di i do it at
by mylove4now on 10/12/2008 6:14:58 PM
by atvridingsinger on 10/5/2008 10:51:49 PM
Ahhhh...that sounds so good right now. Thanks GL!!!
by mngirl on 10/5/2008 2:51:34 PM
OK what are some good dares for truth or dare at a sleepover but people would be willing to do?
by idolgirl77777 on 10/4/2008 8:22:52 AM
these r all such amazing ideas!
i wanna try them all ^-^
by Buh-Bah on 10/3/2008 5:04:32 PM
maybe try I Am Legend but its not scary in light turn off the lights and wait till its dark out and then its scary
if you cann'y think of enough scary movuies watch gracie it so good its about a girl wjho wants to play soccer but her dad wont let her -judging by your screenname i thought you might like it
by Hollerbackgirl on 10/2/2008 3:28:42 PM
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by Hollerbackgirl on 10/2/2008 3:24:19 PM
Very cool! I might try that. Check out my profile!
by sparklestar4ever12 on 10/1/2008 5:34:26 PM
I am going to take soem of this advice for my tenth b-day....But i only get three friends to sleepover that's not so good but its not to bad either at least i get to have a sleepover though.
by Sarah1999 on 9/30/2008 6:28:28 PM
MOD! My friends and I are going to have a sleepover this weekend and want to watch a scary movie but last time we watched prom night and didn't find it scary. Do you have any suggestions?
by soccergirl-12 on 9/30/2008 3:47:10 PM
Wow!!! This sounds sooo cool!!!!!!!
by i<3math on 9/28/2008 6:13:04 PM
by Lexy5 on 9/28/2008 5:56:56 PM
i so want to try the hair conditioner!!!!
by rox_my_sox on 9/26/2008 10:46:08 PM
how to u the shower stuff and all that and wash your hair and all in front of ur bffs??? just sounds kinda weird. but otherwise it sounds good.
by atvridingsinger on 9/23/2008 10:28:43 PM
i know what im doing for my b-day!!
by nickjonasluv1248 on 9/23/2008 5:43:20 PM
I like stuff like this... Keep it up gl!!!
by frankfurt8 on 9/22/2008 10:13:34 PM
by SportyBFF25 on 9/21/2008 3:28:39 PM
Ahhh... that sounds cool. I think I'm going to do that when I have a sleepover with my girlfriends.
by SummerRox on 9/21/2008 9:29:22 AM
i am so going to try that stuff. it sounds so relaxing
by new cinderella on 9/20/2008 9:54:11 PM
by coca08 on 9/20/2008 2:00:17 PM
DEAR MOD HELP!!!!
SO I LIKE GUY (I). SO MY BFFL LIKES HIM TO. AND NOW THEY ARE GOING OUT AND I FEEL SAD AND DEPRESSED. SHE ALWAYS HAS A BF, AND I RARELY DO! AT THE DANCE, I ASKED OUT THIS ONE GUY, HE SAID NO AFTER THINKING A WHILE. THEN HE ASKED HER OUT!!! HOW CAN I GET GUYS TO LIKE ME THAT ARE NOT DORKY AND WIERD?!?!?! HHHHHEEEEEELLLLLLLPPPPPPP!!!
by stage.bug on 9/19/2008 9:26:31 PM
Dear MOD!!! I NEED HELP!!
by stage.bug on 9/19/2008 9:23:03 PM
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by fun_in_the_sun on 9/17/2008 9:55:25 PM
ROCK ON LADIES THATS ALL I GOTTA SAY ROCK ON AND ALL BOYS SUCK TO ME RIGHT NOW!!! TTYL LOVE
by dancergirl2232 on 9/17/2008 5:07:54 PM
that sounds amazing! i gotta try it sometime! i did something like it at my friends house a little while ago but we just did like nails and face stuff.
by novemberbaby164 on 9/17/2008 4:28:06 PM
but maybe to celebrate the school holidays...
by Christine Daae on 9/17/2008 3:17:13 AM
sounds fun! but I think I'll stick to body lotions.
by Christine Daae on 9/17/2008 3:13:16 AM
i won a contest at skool and it has a whole bunch of other kool stuff in it but most of the stuff i don't have and it is kewl cuz it has gift baskets and stuff
by friend2love&miss on 9/16/2008 7:41:30 PM
that sounds so relaxing! i'm going to try to do every single one of those!
by sparky4me on 9/16/2008 6:30:30 PM
ahhhh... sounds great. im gonna buy all the supplies and do all this tomarrow night!
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