Homemade Lotion - A Natural Hand and Body Moisturizer Recipe. DIY “Miracle” Night Cream. Since starting a new job, studying for my RD exam, and preparing to do that whole moving thing has made this lady super stressed out and tired all the time.
Boy does my face start to show it! You know that whole puffy eyes, dark circle thing. Not cool! How to Make Homemade Facial Sunscreen (Acne Friendly and Good for your Skin) Last week I posted How to Make Homemade Sunscreen.
In that post, I mentioned that the recipe was not very acne-friendly. At least for me personally, coconut oil makes my face break out. It has a comedogenic rating of 4 out of 5, meaning it is very likely to clog your pores. So, the sunscreen is great for use on your body, but if your face is acne prone like me, you might want to use a separate face sunscreen. I had that in mind when I made this recipe. Ok- this sunscreen is a natural moisturizer, has anti-inflammatory properties, is non-comedogenic, is waterproof, and has no harmful chemicals. It cost $6.48 to make about 4 ounces of this facial sunscreen. Don’t you hate reading ingredient labels and wondering what the heck some ingredients are and why they are in cosmetics? All Natural Aloe Vera Toner (Only 2 Ingredients!)
Want to try this toner out but don’t feel like making it?
I sell it in my etsy shop! Honestly, aloe might be my favorite beauty ingredient. How to Make Homemade Lotion – Make Your Own Lotion – Natural Lotion. If you are trying to avoid harmful chemicals in your beauty products, homemade lotion is a great place to start.
Reading the ingredient list on a bottle of commercial lotion is scary! Our skin is our largest organ, and it deserves as much care as everything else. Actually, many studies suggest it needs even more attention. Chemicals or toxins that we ingest orally can at least be partially broken down in the digestive system. But substances that enter through our skin bypass that step and enter directly into the bloodstream.
Why You Should Wash Your Hair With Apple Cider Vinegar. Using chemical hair products on a daily bases and even on a weekly bases, has many harmful effects on our hair.
Even conditioners, which are supposed to protect our hair from further damage, if used too often, can upset the scalp and hair follicle. Soaps and shampoos harshly strip the natural oils from the hair and skin, leaving a feeling of dryness. Also, hair drying (which is sometimes inevitable) and bad weather can additionally worsen its condition. In search for the perfect solution to protect our hair, we reach for expensive hair products, not knowing that the key ingredient to vital, healthy hair is found in our kitchen. The use of vinegar, or apple cider vinegar for cosmetic purposes can be tracked back to the Romans and was fashionable during the nineteenth century as vinegar de toilette.
Understanding hair First thing is first. Your hair has smooth appearance when the cuticle is unbroken and in good shape. But that is not all. . – Conditions naturally. Natural Homemade Anti-Inflammatory Aloe Vera Face Wash (Great for sensitive s... The inspiration of this post was two-fold.
First of all, I really enjoyed the Aloe Vera face moisturizer I made last week. Secondly, my cousin posted a link to an awesome sounding face wash on my Facebook page and asked if I could make an imitation recipe. So I based this face wash off of the ingredients in the organic aloe face wash that she sent me. When I started searching the properties of the ingredients in the face wash she sent me that I wasn’t familiar with, I came up with a great idea. The Battle of the Homemade Eye Makeup Removers (and the Winner!)
One of the best ways to get toxins out of your home is to make your own personal care products – like homemade lotion, toothpaste, hairspray and more.
I set out this past week to try and figure out a good homemade eye makeup remover to share with all of you. Little did I know that I’d have my work cut out for me. There are a bunch of recipes out there on the internet touting to be great homemade eye makeup removers — so which one was the best? Or was there an even better option? Bet you just can’t wait to find out, right? Now just to be clear, I don’t wear a bunch of makeup. I pretty much wear a little something under my eyes, some eyeliner (as natural as possible) and some mascara–and that’s it. So I don’t have a lot of “stuff” to take off my face at the end of the day. But I do need something that will take off mascara and eye liner. Homemade Hand Sanitizer - How To Make It Naturally.