Banana facial mask
Sometimes your skin can use some special attention, but you just don’t feel like putting in a lot of effort and making something fancy. Luckily I have just the thing for those kind of days. Here’s a simple recipe for a facial mask that has a great effect on your skin. For this recipe you just need two ingredients; banana and yogurt. Both of these ingredients are miracle workers for your...
source photo When you’ve got some blackheads on your nose, you’ll probably want to get rid of those. A good way to get this done is by using pore strips. Those sticky white strips will suck the dirt right out of your pores, leaving you with a clean nose, or any other part of the face where you have blackheads. But did you know you can also make those pore strips yourself? What you’ll need to...
Lip and cheek stain
Normally I make natural skin care products. But what use is it to make natural care products for our face, but cover it with unhealthy make-up? Sure, half natural is way better than not natural at all, but wouldn’t it be better to use natural make-up as well? That’s why today I’m making a natural lip stain. You can make this lip stain in any tint you like, and it doubles as a cheek stain. In fact,...
Oil Cleansing Method
It’s very important to cleanse your face each night. Dirt and make-up can clog up your pores, so your skin can’t breathe and repair itself. So to achieve flawless skin, you should cleanse each evening, because your skin does most of the repairing at night. Now most of us cleanse our face with store bought product, which contain aggressive chemical ingredients. These can leave your skin feeling...
Turmeric face mask
Every once in a while, your skin deserves to be pampered a bit. A great way to do this is by treating your skin with a mask every week or so. Facemasks are actually the easiest beauty products you can make at home. All it takes is mixing up some ingredients which are good for the skin and you’re done. Today I’m making a facemask with three ingredient’s which work wonders on your skin. The key...
Sweet Honey Lip Balm
Many store-bought lip products contain a lot of mineral oils, like petroleum jelly, which actually don’t do your lips any good, but just makes them feel soft for a little while. On the internet there are lots of stories about lip products being addictive or harmful for your health. While non these horror stories are scientifically proven, I would rather be sure than sorry and make a lip balm with...
Softening Body scrub
Exfoliation is good for soft and glowing skin, but for some skin types it can be a little harsh. That’s why today I’m making a body scrub with some moisturizing ingredients in it. It’ll give you a good scrub, but also leave your skin soft and moisturized. Today I’m adding honey and coffee creamer powder to my basic scrub recipe (see my previous post), to make it soothing and gentle for the skin....
Oatmeal facial scrub (one ingredient beauty...
There are a lot of products in the supermarket that can be used directly as a beauty product. There’s no mixing ingredients involved here, and you probably already have the product in your kitchen cabinet. A product I swear by for a soft skin is oatmeal. Unprocessed rolled oats (not the sweetened kind, just the plain ones) are absolutely super for your skin. I use it regularly as a facewash/scrub...
Hot Oil Hear Treatment
There are a lot of oils that are good for your hear and make great hear masks. But when you combine these oils and heat things up, it’s even better for your hear. The heat will make sure the nutrients in the oils can penetrate the hear even better, making your hear soft and shiny. For this hear mask I have used three oils, which all have excellent effect on hear. However, it is not necessary...
Basic Body Scrub
Exfoliation is good for soft and glowing skin. In this post I’ll show you a basic scrub recipe, which is very simple to make. The great thing about this recipe is that you can add all kinds of extra ingredients to your body scrub, so you can adjust it to your needs. With the following recipe you can experiment. Are you not a fan of trying everything out and just throwing things together and would...
Softening and soothing facial treatment
For skin that is really dried out and sensitive, use this milk and honey facial treatment. Milk is a natural emollient, and is rich in vitamins and minerals. It soothes and moisturizes the skin and helps relieve dryness and itchy skin. Honey has antibacterial qualities and is a natural cleanser and softener. First, pour some milk into a bowl. Add three teaspoons of honey to your milk, and...
A recipe for making your own natural cream deodorant. For this recipe you will need coconut oil, corn flour and baking soda. If you want to you can also add some Essential Oils (not in picture) Start by adding the two dry ingredients, the cornflour and baking soda, in equal parts. I used one tablespoon baking soda and one tablespoon of cornflour. Next, add the coconut oil. You should add...