There are so many ways to incorporate awesome essential oils into your skincare routine. In this chapter, you’ll find affordable and valuable essential oil recipes for everyday living. Who would have ever imagined you would be capable of creating your own beauty products using inexpensive and simple materials and ingredients? Save your money and improve your health!
Ginger essential oil
Ginger oil helps relieve muscle pain and rheumatism, as well as fractures. Ginger oil is generally safe, but make sure not to use it in strong concentrations. Please do a skin patch test before using ginger oil, especially if you have sensitive skin.
Lavender essential oil
Thanks to its calming scent, lavender oil can be helpful in treating headaches, emotional stress, and depression. Lavender oil is one of the best essential oils in the treatment of acne, too. It has antifungal properties so it is used to treat different inflammatory conditions such as acne, psoriasis, wrinkles, and so on.
Neroli essential oil is an antidepressant, antiseptic, bactericidal, and disinfectant. It will make your skin smooth and clear, as well as it will keep your skin moisturized.
Homemade soap recipes
The beauty of making homemade soaps is that you can choose the ingredients and the fragrances that you like. As you can see in this chapter, soap making can be very simple. On the other hand, there are a bit more complicated methods you can use at home. Anyway, it will take some practice. Once you’ve learned the basics, you will enjoy soap making. Bring your tools and ingredients together and let the magic begin!
1) First, combine the oils and shea butter in a mixing bowl. Give it a good stir.
2) In another bowl, mix the lye with distilled water. Add this mixture to the oil mixture. Beat your mixture with a stick blender.
3) After that, quickly pour the soap mixture into molds.
4) Cover your molds with some brown paper; then, cover with a kitchen towel; allow it to sit for 48 hours.
5) Afterwards, to remove the soap easily, place the molds in your freezer for 1/2 hour or so.
6) After a couple of days, cut the soap into bars. Allow the soap bars to sit for about 6 weeks before using. Enjoy!
DIY face masks for glowing skin
There are countless ways to incorporate ingredients you already have in your kitchen and bathroom into your beauty routine. If you are looking for ways to avoid harsh chemicals and toxic beauty products, natural cosmetic is a key to great and healthy skin. Keep reading for twenty gorgeous face masks for every skin type that your skin will love. Stop spending a fortune on cosmetic products and enjoy natural beauty!
This facial mask is great for sun-damaged skin.
Use the ingredients from your kitchen and nourish your skin from the inside and out. The consumption of blackberries maintains the elasticity of your skin. Blackberries are rich in Vitamin C and Vitamin A. Blackberries are loaded with antioxidants so they are great for reducing damage from some environmental factors.