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Chemical free beauty tips

30/08/2022 13:29
Chemical free beauty tips

Store-bought cosmetics are not only expensive, but they are full of ingredients that can be consumed at home. Making them is not as fiddly as it seems, often the very act of making them calms you down and puts you in a state of calm.

Honey-clay face scrub

  • 5 ml apricot kernel oil
  • 5 ml of castor oil
  • 5 ml of honey
  • 4 teaspoons of white clay

1/4 teaspoon ground rice or rice bran

a few drops of orange blossom water

It is recommended to make it fresh, it will last a few days in the fridge!

Mix the ingredients, preferably DO NOT work with a metal spoon, because metal neutralizes the effect of the clay, and apply it to your skin in a circular motion, then wash it off thoroughly!




Firming night eye cream

 

  • 20 g of cocoa butter
  • 2 tablespoons evening primrose oil (you can use jojoba oil or almond oil instead)
  • 1 teaspoon of rosehip oil
  • 1 ml of vitamin E
  • 1 tablespoon of aloevera gel
  • Glass jar



Melt the cocoa butter over steam. After it has cooled to room temperature, put it in the fridge for 10 minutes. When it starts to solidify again, add the rest of the ingredients and use an electric whisk to create a creamy consistency. If it is liquid, put it back in the fridge for a while and then mix it again with the whisk.

Put it in a small bottle and it will last for 1 month.




Shea butter treatment for dry, split hair


 

  • 1 tablespoon of shea butter
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of jojoba or argan oil
  • 2 drops of rosemary or lavender essential oil
  • 1 drop of ylang-ylang essential oil


Melt the shea butter and coconut oil in a steam bath and when they have melted, take them out of the warm bath and let them cool to room temperature. therefore, add the other ingredients and mix until creamy with an electric whisk.

Leave it on the hair for half an hour, then rinse thoroughly.



Look for similar recipes in the book Creams and fragrances - 57 homemade beauty products.