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Skincare Natural Ingredients

Add these Skincare Natural Organic Ingredients to Your Homemade Beauty Products

Skin healthy natural herbs and essential oils you can add to the beauty and spa recipes you’re making at home – learn what they are and what they’ll do to enhance your body, skin and hair care.

Many people live by the rule: don’t put anything on your skin you aren’t willing to ingest. Your skin is like a sponge and absorbs whatever is applied and placed on it. Retail skin and beauty products contain preservatives such as parabens and are proven to cause cancer. Using natural ingredients and making your own skincare and hair care products with Organic Essential Oils at home are good for you!


Ingredients to Add to Your Face and Body Scrubs:

Aloe: Soothes, cleanses, heals and deodorizes with its natural anti-fungal and antiseptic properties.

Coffee: Excellent exfoliator and natural scrub for face and body. Caffeine contained in coffee is believed to stimulate healthy skin development and increases cell turnover.


Ingredients to Add to Your Face and Body Scrubs:

Oatmeal: Great for homemade masks. Moisturizing. Can be a bit sticky and you must grind it down to a fine dust or it will make a mess.

Dark Brown Sugar: Makes a wonderful exfoliant and smells great too.

Salt: The larger the grain the harsher the scrub. Great healing agents. Be cautious on sensitive skin.

Baking Soda: Perfect texture for an exfoliant. Mix with a little lemon juice for the perfect acne treatment.

Walnut Shell Powder: natural, gentle exfoliant in face and body scrub products.

Jojoba Meal: Used in cosmetics as a gentle, non-abrasive exfoliant for scrub products. Add jojoba meal to body scrubs, face scrubs, soaps, lip exfoliators etc.

Rice Bran Powder: Gently exfoliating and is a old Japanese secret for smooth, soft skin. Rice bran powder is said to prevent wrinkles, quickly heal blemishes, absorb the dirt and oil from the pores, balance the natural oils in the skin, and moisturize. It can be used with clays, nut meals, adzuki bean powder, milk powders, oatmeal, powdered sea vegetables, herbal extracts and herb powders for face mask and body wrap formulations.

Fruits: Fruits contain Alpha Hydroxy Acids, a natural exfoliator. Use the juices.


Ingredients, Herbs and Oils for the Bath:

Chamomile: In your bath for a relaxing soak to ease weariness and pain, add a few drops of chamomile essential oil to bath water. Alternatively, make up a liter of chamomile tea and add to the bath water.

Lavender: Research indicates anti-inflammatory, analgesic properties useful in cases of arthritis, rheumatism, muscular aches, pains and sports injuries. Calming, relaxing properties soothe stress, used in the evening bath, added as the water is running,

Oatmeal: Very moisturizing. Use to relieve itchiness and dry skin. Grind the oatmeal before adding to bath water. Can use regular store bought rolled-oats oatmeal or a holistic powder type.

Epsom Salts : Softens and exfoliates, provides magnesium, which has been shown to: ease stress, lower blood pressure, create a happy, relaxed feeling, raise energy levels.


Ingredients to add to your Face Toners, Great to mix with 4 oz. of Witch Hazel:

Sandalwood Essential Oil has an astringent effect on oily skin and helps soothe irritated skin. Use sandalwood in facial blends to help balance the skin. Also helpful for removing wrinkles and scars.

Tea Tree Essential Oil is helpful within acne products and can help fight cold sores and heal wounds and is an effective acne fighter.

Carrot seed essential oil is used primarily for its healing properties and effects on the skin. It stimulates circulation, repairs and tones the skin, increases elasticity, reduces the formation of wrinkles, and scars.

Patchouli essential oil is an effective anti-inflammatory. Patchouli helps to tighten the pores of the skin and is used to combat wrinkles.

Rose Otto Essential Oil or Bulgarian Rose essential oil is useful in facial formulations as it helps with dry, maturing skin and wrinkles.

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