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This 3-ingredient eye cream will reduce wrinkles (and make you feel 5 years younger!) : The Hearty Soul. I never had a problem with the idea of getting wrinkles when I got older- but I never expected to see them so soon!

This 3-ingredient eye cream will reduce wrinkles (and make you feel 5 years younger!) : The Hearty Soul

Now that I’m noticing wrinkles on my face more often, I can’t help but look for natural ways to keep my skin looking full and healthy for longer. I know better than to waste my time and money on a $50 wrinkle cream from the mall. One of my favorite wrinkle treatments was passed onto me from a friend, whose mother had been using it for ages and swears by it. Here’s why it works. What Causes Wrinkles? During the natural aging process, our skin goes through 3 major changes (1): skin cells divide more slowly, causing the dermis layer to thin outthe deepest layer of skin loosens, which affects every other layeroil glands shrink, reducing the protection the oil gave our skin This process of aging can occur prematurely with overexposure to sunlight.

Other causes of premature wrinkles include toxins from your environment and especially cigarette smoke. How Do You Fix It? What You Need: Make Your Own Homemade Soaps - Natural Health. Sandy Maine made her first bar of soap in her kitchen.

Make Your Own Homemade Soaps - Natural Health

She loved making soap so much, she eventually went on to found a small business, SunFeather Soaps, which occupies three buildings and employs 15 people. When MOTHER’s intern, Jennifer Barros, saw a copy of Maine’s recent book, Soothing Soaps for Healthy Skin (Interweave Press, 1997), she was inspired to fill some muffin tins with homemade herbal soap. The recipe I chose for my homemade soap was lavender and rosemary soap, which is found under a section called “Soaps for Blemished Skin.” Maine gives a brief description of each soap and explains that both lavender and rosemary are “antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and beneficial for treating wounds, blemishes, boils, dermatitis, herpes, fever blisters, and more!” The first step, and probably the most difficult part, was finding the ingredients. I made an infusion with the dried lavender flowers and rosemary leaves. Dandelion Lotion Bars. I originally made these lotion bars for my husband.

Dandelion Lotion Bars

His primary job is as a rock mason and the mortar and rough stone often leaves his hands dry, cracked, and bleeding. At night, I put salve on them, and while that helped a lot, it just wasn’t enough. Lotion bars have a long history of helping the toughest cases of cracked, dry skin while dandelion oil is particularly useful for alleviating the chapped skin and soreness that comes along with manual labor. This combination has been excellent for his skin. He rubs the bar over his hands several time while watching TV each evening. To make these you’ll need to first made a dandelion flower infused oil. Gather flowers from places that haven’t been sprayed with chemicals or used as a bathroom site for animals.

Since dandelions have a high water content, I let my flowers dry for a day or two before infusing in oil to avoid mold and potential spoilage. Spread your dandelions out on a clean dishtowel or paper towels in a single layer. Nourishing Homemade Skin Mask - Natural Health. If you’ve been looking for the perfect all-natural, organic shampoo, moisturizer or anti-aging serum, Natural Beauty Alchemy (The Countryman Press, 2015), by Fifi M.

Nourishing Homemade Skin Mask - Natural Health

Maacaron, is for you. Over 100 recipes for all-natural beauty products are included, using simple ingredients like yogurt, coconut oil, oats and tea, and suitable for both beginners and experienced DIY beauty enthusiasts. The following homemade skin mask recipe is from Chapter 13, “Hand Care.” You can purchase this book from the MOTHER EARTH NEWS store: Natural Beauty Alchemy. This homemade skin mask is good in wintertime, when hands tend to become dry and rough. Ingredients. Vagina facial: Woman, 74, gets DIY anti-sagging treatment to please 30-year-old lover on LIVE TV. A 74-year-old woman was given a vagina facial on live TV.

Vagina facial: Woman, 74, gets DIY anti-sagging treatment to please 30-year-old lover on LIVE TV

Abigail was keen to test out the new procedure – known as the Vagi-facial – in order to please her 30-year-old lover, who she says has “awoken a long forgotten art” in her. The concept was created by dating and relationship expert Lisa Palmer who became conscious of how the years had aged the appearance of her vulva after her long-term marriage came to end.

Used to spending a fortune on facials, make-up and cosmetics to lure the opposite sex she decided to treat her vagina to the same treatment. Lisa explained on This Morning: “Most of my clients have dry and sagging vaginas. You kind of neglect that area “Most people don’t touch that. She admits that she became a human guinea pig to try and find the perfect formula for a DIY vagina facial. Lisa even tried using onion – however despite it’s qualities the pungent smell was too overwhelming. The concoction should then be left on for around 10 to 15 minutes but no longer. Beeswax in Your Armpits! - Keeping Backyard Bees. By Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm Beeswax works as a great addition to homemade beauty products.

Beeswax in Your Armpits! - Keeping Backyard Bees

Not only is it natural, and slightly microbial, it acts as a consistency stabilizer in moisturizing products like lotion bars, lip balm and in this case, homemade deodorant. Why make your own deodorant? Chemical free deodorant is especially important for women. The lymph nodes in your arm pits help eliminate toxins in the breast tissue. Dark armpits Another benefits of using homemade deodorant is that I no longer get discoloration under my armpits. There are a ton of homemade deodorant recipes on the internet, all containing similar ingredients. Our Holistic Life: Propolis Salve.