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Home-made Cosmetics

Posted Apr 19 2010 8:38pm
Honey and almond cream requires 2 ounces of honey, 4 ounces of lanolin, and 2 ounces of almond oil. Melt the honey in a double boiler. Add the lanolin and mix thoroughly. Remove from heat and let cool. When cooled, add the almond oil, stirring well. Add perfume if desired.

Mouthwash: 1\2 cup (60g) of fine sea salt ,1\2 cup (150g) of Bicarbonate of soda, 8 drops of peppermint essential oil (100% pure), 5 drops of lemon essential oil ,2 drops of Myrrh. In a bowl blend the sea salt and the soda. Add the essential oils slowly - one drop at the time - then mix to prevent clumping. The mouth wash is ready to use.

Oat and honey skin clear up: Mix three tablespoons of roughly ground oats with two tablespoons of honey. Apply to your face, avoiding eye area and rest for 20 minutes. Rinse well, tone and moisturize.
Beet Red Lip Gloss:1/4 c. beeswax, 1/4 c. castor oil, 2 T. sesame oil, beet juice. Melt beeswax, remove from heat and add oils, add as much beet juice as desired for color. Store in jar.

Cleanser: 1) Application of coconut water on the skin cleanses it and makes it fair.
2) Take a teaspoon of cucumber juice, a tsp of milk and 1/4 tsp of lime juice, mix it and apply on the face for 15 minutes. It will open all pores on the skin which is necessary for cleanliness. It is a homemade cleanser.

Wrinkle Cream: To make a homemade wrinkle cream you need 1 tablespoon of lanolin, 2 teaspoons of sweet almond oil, 2 teaspoons of water and 2 teaspoons of cod liver oil. In a double boiler, melt the lanolin with the almond oil. Add the water, then remove from heat and allow the mixture to cool. Add the cod liver oil. Apply gently to the face.

Orange Tooth Powder: 2 T. dried lemon or orange, 1/4 c. baking soda,2 t. salt
Grind rinds in food processor, adding other ingredients and processing until fine powder. Store in an airtight container in bathroom. To use, pour a little into hand and rub moistened toothbrush into it, then brush.

Eye Makeup Remover: 1 tbsp castor oil, 1 tbsp light olive oil, 2 tsp. Canola oil. Blend the ingredients together. Apply with tissue or cottonball to remove makeup around the eyes.
Lemon Toner: 1/2 c. lemon juice, 1 c. distilled water, 2/3 c. witch hazel. Combine all ingredients. Pour into a clean bottle or container. Shake well before using. Apply with a clean cotton ball.
Hand lotion:1 ounce of soft soap, 4 fluid ounces of glycerin, 15 fluid ounces of rubbing alcohol (alcohol content must be at least 70%) and 15 fluid ounces of distilled water. Mix the water with the rubbing alcohol. Add the soft soap until it dissolves. Add glycerin and stir.
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