Have you ever wondered what ingredients are in beauty cleansers, toners, masks and other beauty products? Sure, you can read the label, but do you really know what each ingredient is? Everyday millions of women flock to the beauty isles hoping to buy a product that will make their skin look younger, flawless, and more radiant. In reality they don’t even know what they are buying. They put all of their trust in what the product claims it will do. I myself was one of those woman, until I discovered some simple homemade beauty recipes! Making your own beauty products not only costs less, but will also reassure you that everything you are putting on your face is natural.
These recipes are easy to make and the ingredients are found in everyday kitchens. Try them for yourself before waisting money on useless store bought products.
Gentle Exfoliator – Mix 1/2 cup cornmeal, 1/4 cup milk, 2 teaspoons baking soda, 1 teaspoon olive oil in a bowl. Gently massage into skin, then rinse.
Orange Scrub – Squeeze 1/2 of an orange juice and pulp into bowl and add 4 teaspoons of cornmeal. Mix into paste. Gently massage into skin for 2-3 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Avocado Facial Cleanser – Mash the insides of avocado into a creamy texture. Massage into face. Leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse.
Apple Facial Mask – Mix 1 medium sized apple, grated fine with 5 tablespoons of honey. Apply to face and let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Carrot Facial Mask – Cook 3 large carrots, then mash. Mix with 4 1/2 tablespoons of honey. Apply to skin and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Lemon Facial Mask – Squeeze half a lemon and mix the juice with one beaten egg white. Apply to face. Leave on overnight. Rinse with warm water.
Yogurt Honey Mask – Combine 1 teaspoon yogurt and 1 teaspoon honey. Apply to skin and let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Honey Facial Mask – Place a cloth in warm water and apply to face to open your pores. Remove cloth and apply honey, leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, then use cold water to close pores.
Banana Wrinkle Remover – Mash 1/4 banana until creamy. Apply to face, leave on for 20 minutes, rinse with warm water followed by a splash of cold water.
Wrinkle Remover – Cut green seedless grape in half. Gently crush it on your face. Leave on for 20 minutes, then rinse with Luke-warm water and pat dry. Repeat everyday until the lines are gone!
Carrot Toner – Add carrots to juicer to make carrot juice. Apply juice to face, then rinse. Continue daily to tone skin.
Moisturizer – Beat 1 egg yolk, mix with 1 cup whole milk. Apply to face.
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