Posts Tagged ‘witch hazel’

SOOTHING SUNBURN LOTION

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

This Soothing Sunburn Lotion makes use of several common herbs and of course the renowned healing properties of aloe vera gel and almond oil. It is best made in the late spring, or early summer, and used only during that one season. Discard any leftover lotion at the end of the summer, and make a [...]

INVIGORATING & HEALING HERBAL AFTER SHAVE LOTION

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

The sage and lavender in this Invigoration & Healing After shave Lotion provides the comforting fresh scent which is also so delightfully invigorating. Easy to make with common ingredients, this will soon become a staple for the men. (For more herbal makeup recipes/rubs/oils/liniments—such as ‘Simple Soothing Salve’; herbal information; herbal remedies/cures—such as ‘Effective Borage and [...]

MEDICATED SKIN WASH

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

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 [...]