The healing effects of the aloe vera combined with the cooling of the cucumber and the avocado make this Refreshing Green Facial Recipe a very effective sunscreen, or after the fact as a sunburn-soother and healer. The ingredients in this version of Refreshing Green Facial are perfect for improving your overall skin health by deep [...]
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Either with winter’s drying winds or summers chaffing heat, dry skin is universal. We have all suffered the ill effects that the seasons have caused our sensitive skin.
This wonderful healing and Soothing Lavender Body Butter is so very easy and inexpensive to make, that you will want to prepare a large batch for yourself, friends [...]
Avocados are great on salads, but did you know that avocado oil has superior powers when it comes to slowing skin problems such as dermatitis and eczema, which can be aggravated by dry conditions? Applied directly to any itchy, red or irritated areas of skin provides almost instant relief which can last for several days.
This wonderfully soothing skin wash can be used for anything from taking off your makeup and cleansing oily skin, to alleviating any discomfort from skin rashes and irritations.
To make: In a large bowl, combine 2 pints of witch hazel extract (especially good for tightening large pores on the face) and
1 pint of rubbing alcohol.
Add 1 [...]
For dry skin: Mix together 2 mashed semi-ripe bananas, with
1 tablespoon of pure honey.
Apply this mixture to your face, and allow it to remain on for 5 minutes. (Lay down and relax. Have your head lower than your body for maximum benefits).
Rinse the mask off with tepid water. Pat, don’t rub, dry; then apply a [...]
Remove the petals from 5 large organic pesticide-free roses. Put the petals in a 1 pint sterilized canning jar and pour 1½ cups of boiling water over top. Cover, set aside, and allow the brew to cool. Remove the petals from the jar, and squeeze out all the ‘juice’ back into the jar.
To use: To [...]
Making your own specialty Healing Herbal Lip Balms as thoughtful gifts for holidays, birthdays, or just to keep the winter wind’s damage at bay is surprisingly easy and inexpensive. They are soothing, fragrant, and healing when using fresh organic herbs, not to mention also being eye-appealing when packaged in small plastic containers that are available [...]
With winter’s harsh winds once again upon us, we all need the extra protection against chapped lips. This is a wonderfully soothing homemade recipe to heal and soothe chapped lips if winter winds have already wreaked their havoc. Used as a chapped lip preventative, the honey has a moisturizing effect on your lips, and the [...]
Herbal Cosmetic Treatments
Making your own skin preparations is itself a pleasurable pastime. Just to stir a handful of rose petals or pot marigold petals into a bowl of steaming water is both invigorating and calming. This then, becomes an indirect form of aromatherapy. You may wish to scent the following cleansing, moisturizing, and nourishing creams [...]
Herbal Face Pack—Spread this soothing face pack over your skin, taking care to avoid the area around your eyes and mouth. For an added refreshing treat, place a slice of cucumber over each eye and rest for 10 minutes. Remove the cucumber slices from your eyes, and wash off the face pack with warm water, [...]