September 28, 2015 | Posted in:Beauty Recepies
Avocado is a naturally rich moisturizer. Mash the meat of the avocado into
a creamy texture. Massage into the face and neck. Leave on for 15 minutes
and gently rinse off.
Squeeze half a lemon and mix the juice with one beaten egg white. Leave
on your face overnight or, for a quick pick-me-up, just 15 minutes. Splash
warm water on your face to rinse. It helps to removes blotches, because
the lemon works as a bleaching agent.
Egg & Honey Mask
Mix together 1 tablespoon honey, 1 egg yolk, 1/2 teaspoon almond oil and
1 tablespoon yogurt. Honey stimulates and smoothes, egg and almond oil
penetrate and moisturize, and yogurt refines and tightens pores
Cornmeal Facial Mask
Two tablespoons of cornmeal mixed with enough water to make a thick
paste makes a great inexpensive facial mask. Gently apply to face and
Lighten Circles under Eyes
To lighten dark circles under your eyes, wrap a grated raw potato in
cheesecloth and apply to eyelids for 15-20 minutes. Wipe off residue and
apply an eye cream.
Egg, Avocado & Mud Facial Mask
(best for oilier skin types)
Clay is available in powder form at any health food store. Mix 1 tbsp. dry
clay with 1 egg yolk, 1/4 of a mashed avocado and enough witch hazel to
create a smooth mixture. Mud dries excess sebum while the egg yolk and
avocado replenish lost moisture. Witch hazel tones.
Shea Butter/lavender oil/Lemongrass Acene Cream
This unrefined shea butter cream for acne enriched with Lavender and Lemongrass essential oils could help in acne treatment. You can try with other essentials oils believed to be good for acne, but do not put any other butter or base (carrier) oil.
What do you need
2 oz. unrefined Shea butter
- 15 drops Lavender essential oil
- 10 drops Lemongrass essential oil
- 2 oz. or bigger empty clean jar
You don’t have to melt shea butter at all and this is method i prefer. Make sure unrefined shea butter is on a room temperature before you start. Mash it with a fork and add essential oils. Mash it again a little bit. Mix it with a hand mixer for few minutes and you are done!
Alternatively, you can do the same cream using following method. Melt unrefined shea butter on the steam using double pot. Put it out of the steam and let it cool down a little bit. Add Lavender and Lemongrass essential oils and mix it. Put it in a clean jar and let it cool down on the room temperature.
Egg & Olive Oil Hair Mask
Mix two whole eggs with four tablespoons of olive oil. Smooth through hair.
Wrap head with plastic wrap, and leave in hair for 10 minutes. Rinse well
Blend 1/2 a banana, 1/4 avocado, 1/4 cantaloupe, 1 tablespoon wheat
germ oil and 1 tablespoon yogurt. For extra conditioning, squeeze in the
contents of a vitamin E capsule. Leave in hair for 15 minutes.
2 heaped tsp. fine oatmeal
1 tsp. baking soda
Combine ingredients, and add enough water to make a paste. Apply to skin
and rub gently. Rinse and gently pat dry.
Banana Wrinkle Fighter
Banana is wonderful as an anti-wrinkle treatment. Mash 1/4 banana until
very creamy. Spread all over face and leave for 15-20 minutes before
rinsing off with warm water followed by a dash of cold. Gently pat dry.
Grape juice makes an excellent cleanser for any skin type. Simply split one
or two large grapes, remove pips and rub the flesh over face and neck.
Rinse off with cool water