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HOMEMADE FACE CREAM FOR DRY SKIN

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Moiturizer creams prevent the elimination of water from the skin, so preventing the skin from drying. This is a very effective moisturizer for dry skin conferring it the instant feeling of a fine and healthy skin that every woman desire.

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Ingredients:

    •   3 tablespoons apricot oil
    •   3 tablespoons of avocado oil
    •   3 tablespoons sweet almond oil
    •   3 tablespoons rose water
  •   3 tablespoons beeswax

Procedure: Place the beeswax and the oils in a dish, on a steam bath and stir it until the wax melts and the mixture becomes smooth. Once melted, remove the bowl from heat and let it cool slightly, stirrin continuously. Gradually add rose water and mix using a mixer until the cream becomes creamy.Keep the cream in a closed recipient and store it in the fridge.[/expand]

TOP 5 HOMEMADE ANTI-AGE Natural Treatments

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Wrinkle and anti-age treatments have always been popular among women. After all, who would not want to have a skin always young, beautiful with no wrinkles? A lot of women are buying expensive wrinkle creams or  resort to surgeries to get rid of wrinkles, but I think the best and cheap solution to have a young and beautiful skin is to use natural treatments that you can make by yourself . I propose you 10 excellent and effective wrinkle treatments.

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1. Wrinkle Treatment with castor oil

An excellent remedy for removing wrinkles and fine lines is using the castor oil. This anti-age treatment is very useful for eyes, skin and neck because it is a natural emollient and smooth the skin. Using a cotton swab or cotton ball, apply a moderate amount of castor oil and massage your neck and under your eyes area.

2. Wrinkle Facial Mask  with flour, milk and egg

This treatment is excellent for smoothing the skin, the wrinkle’s face and the neck, especially if you are prone to premature aging of the skin. Mix in a bowl two tablespoons of flour, one egg and a tablespoon of milk powder. Apply the mixture on the skin using an upward movement.

3.Pineapple, the anti-age fruit

If you have pineapple in the fridge, you’re a lucky woman because the massage with pineapple is a natural and very effective wrinkle treatment. If not, you can always give a run to the market or supermarket to buy one. Leave pieces of fruit on your face between 10 and 15 minutes and will help to reduce wrinkles from the skin due to its many benefits. Pineapple contains enzymes that contributes to the elasticity, to skin moisturizing  and eliminates dead cells. All you have to do is to cut the pineapple into small pieces, put them on  areas with problems and let them act about 15 minutes.

4. Wrinkle treatments with fresh milk and lemon juice

In ancient China, women used to bathe in milk to maintain the tone of skin. Also, Queen Cleopatra is known for the baths in the bathtub full of milk and honey that were meant to keep the skin soft and elastic. The combination of fresh milk and lemon juice is effective for preventing the formation of wrinkles. Massage your face with this mix and leave it for 20 minutes before you rinse with warm water.

  5.Wrinkle Remedy with egg shells

Another natural and effective anti-wrinkle treatment is the application of the interior cuticles from eggshell on areas with wrinkles. What to do? Grind a few shells in medium pieces and put them with the white skin on localized wrinkles under the eyes.[/expand]

Top 3 Homemade Toners

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Toner has a very important role in your daily beauty ritual, because it absorbs the  excess of sebum, and removes leftover makeup and the cleanser. The toners from the market can be aggressive with your skin, so try to use a natural, homemade toner. Here are three ways that you can prepare homemade toners with many beauty benefits  for your skin!

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1. Toner with mint- pour 1/2 l of boiled water over some mint leaves. After 10 minutes strain the composition and let it cool. Keep the composition in a  recipient and use it as a toner twice per day.

2. Toner with cucumber- for oily skin. Insert a fresh cucumber in blender and add half a cup of sour cream. Pour the cream obtained into a recipient and keep it in the refrigerator. Every time you apply it on your face, wait at least 5 minutes until the rinse.

3. Toner with lavender- put some lavender leaves in 1/2 l of boiled water. Cover and let it cool. Put the lotion in a recipient and use it as a toner.[/expand]

TOP 4 STRAWBERRIES FACE MASKS – For Every Type Of Skin

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Homemade strawberry face masks are best for oily skin and it helps cleanse your face of acne (blackheads) and pores. The mask that contains strawberries can be used for other type of skin.

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1. Strawberries with Honey against pores and blackheads

Ingredients:

    • 6-8 ripe strawberries,
  • 1-2 tablespoons of honey

Procedure: Put the strawberries in a bowl and crush them using a fork, or using a blender or a cofee grinder and squeeze out the juice. Mix the strawberries juice with honey ( 2 parts of strawberries juice and 1 part honey) and apply the face mask on the affected areas  ( acne, laerge pores) using cotton pads. After 5-10 minutes, apply another layer of the face mask and leave the face mask on face for 15-25 minutes, then rinse with cold water. The face mask can be stored in the refrigerator for about a week and used in pure form or mixed with other beneficial ingredients for your skin: oatmeal, vegetable oils, milk or milk products.

2. Strawberries and corn for cleansing skin

Ingredients:

    • 3-5 ripe strawberries
  • 2-3 tablespoons of cornstarch

Procedure: Put the strawberries in a bowl and crush until is formed a paste and add the cornstarch and mix them. Apply the obtained mask on your clean and wet face and leave it to action for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with cold water. Wipe the skin with a tonic and apply a moisturizer.

3. Strawberries and cognac for cleaning and rejuvenation

Ingredients:

    • 1 egg white
    • 2 tablespoons chopped  and crushed fresh strawberries
    • 1 teaspoon of honey
    • ½ teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon of oatmeal
    • 1 tablespoon of white cosmetic clay (kaolin)
  • 2 tablespoons of brandy or cognac good

Procedure: Stir egg whites until they foam and mix 1-2 teaspoon of this with strawberries, honey, lemon juice and cognac. The obtaining paste have to look like sour cream. Apply the mask on your clean face and after drying, apply again. Repeat this procedure 2-3 times. Then rinse with cold water and hydrate the skin.

4. Strawberries and yogurt  for regeneration

Ingredients:

    • 1 egg yolk,
    • 1 tablespoon almond oil (olive, peach or any other plant)
    • 1-2 tablespoons pureed fresh strawberries
    • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon of yogurt (cream)

Procedure: Mix the honey, egg yolk  and almond oil in a bowl, Then add the strawberries and yogurt.  Apply a thick layer on your clean and wet face. Leave it to action 15-25 minutes, them rinse and monsturize your skin.[/expand]

Natural Remedies Against Acne Scars

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A lot of people that at some time had problems with acne, now are struggling with the marks that by this affection left. A good solution is use natural remedies that can be prepared with ingredients  that you can find in your own home.

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It is important to know how to combine them and, especially,  you need to be patient, because this problem will not disappears overnight.

The most effective  natural remedies to fight agaist acne spots are:

1.  Apply an ice cube for 15 minutes on the affected areas (prevents recurrence of pimples and reduce redness);

2. You can also apply on skin with scars, slices of raw potato, cucumber or tomatoes for 15 minutes;

3. You can also try to dab using a cotton pad (soaked in aloe vera, fresh lemon juice, vitamin E, tea tree, lavender or rose oil, vinegar etc.) spotted areas.

Firstly, take care by the affected areas by having a properly hygiene, in order to stop the appearance of new acne spots.

Do exercises daily, moisturize, tone and clean well  the affected areas by post-acne spots. Also, keep  the stress away because you can  grow the hormone levels, with direct effects on your skin.

Protect yourself when you expose to the sun with sunscreen UV factor cream

I hope this article is useful and I invite you to read more information about how to take care of your skin: top 5 homemade anti-age natural tratments, the best 4 natural masks for a glowing skin and homemade cleansing mask with clay and cocoa.[/expand]

Natural Mask With Green Apple For Oily Skin

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Oily skin is sticky and with lack of flexibility. The sebum is situated especially on the forehead, nose and chin. This is a consequence of  the increased activity of the sebaceous glands. Oily skin has dilated pores due to the increased amount of sebum.[expand title=”” trigpos=”below” ]

This is why, in time, the skin gets a yellow color.  This type of skin is prone to suffer from appearance of dark spots and even acne. Oily skin is characteristic to brunettes women . I will suggest a very efficient natural mask for people that have problems with oily skin. I sure you have all the ingredients in your kitchen.

The green apple mask should have a sour taste. Oily skin love everything that is sour. Due to sour taste, the skin becomes clean and smooth.

Ingredients:

* A quarter of a sour or sweet-sour apple;

* One tablespoon of honey;

* Half teaspoon of fresh lemon juice;

* A tablespoon of apple cider vinegar;

* Egg yolk;

* 1-2 tablespoons chopped grain;

Procedure for get rid of oily skin:

Mix the egg yolk with honey and lemon juice. Peel the apple and remove the middle. Crumble the quarter of apple in a blender. Now, mix the composition egg yolk-honey-lemon juice with the apple. Bold the mixture using chopped grains. Apply the mask on your clean face.  Also you can apply the mask in other areas of the body where you have oily skin (neck, shoulders, back). Leave the mask to action for 15-20 minutes.  If the mask is getting to dry, apply another layer. Rinse the mask with cold water, not warm water. You can use this mask every 4-5 days for a period of 1-2 months. It is like a treatment. In this period, do not forget to protect your skin from the sun, even in the cloudy days. [/expand]

How To Make Homemade Hair Conditioner

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Every time you wash your hair, it is recommended to use a hair conditioners, in order to have a healthy hair. Using a conditioner your hair will be nourished and will look better.[expand title=”” trigpos=”below” ]

When you use just shampoo with a lot of chemicals, your hair is starting to damage and dry. I sure that you want a beautiful and healthy hair. I suggest you some homemade hair conditioners made with natural ingredients. You can stop spending money on hair conditioner from the market and start to make your own natural hair conditioner.

  1. Homemade hair conditioner with avocado, olive oil, Shea butter and apple vinegar

Fat acids from avocado and its fleshy texture contribute at the refreshing effect of this mixture. Olive oil and Shea butter will nourish the hair and will make it soft. This hair conditioner is suitable for thick and dense hair.

Ingredients:

  • 1  sliced avocado
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Shea butter
  • 3 spoons of apple vinegar

Preparation: Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix them. Apply the obtained hair conditioner on your hair. Leave it to action 45 minutes. Rinse well your hair.

  1. Homemade hair conditioner with essential oils

Essential oils nourish and protect your hair.

Ingredients: 

  • 1/4 cup of aloe vera oil
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 3 drops of essential oil ( lavender, mint etc)

Preparation: Mix all the ingredients. Apply the mixture on your washed hair. Leave it to action 5 minutes. Rinse your hair.

  1. Homemade hair conditioner with coconut oil and honey

This natural hair conditioner is suitable for damaged and thin hair. Coconut oil reduces the loss of keratin. Honey nourish the hair.

Ingredients:

  • 4 spoons of coconut oil
  • 2 spoon of honey

Preparation: Mix all the ingredients in a cup and put them on a steam bath. until is warming. Wash your hair, wipe it with a towel and apply the mixture. Leave it to action 20 minutes. Rinse your hair.

  1. Homemade hair conditioner with banana, honey olive oil and glycerin

Ingredients: 

  • 1 sliced banana
  • 4 spoons of olive oil
  • 2 spoons of honey
  • 2 spoons of vegetable glycerin

Preparation: Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix well. Apply the obtained hair conditioner on your hair. Leave it to action 30-45 minutes. Rinse well with water.[/expand]

How to Test the Purity of Honey at Home

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Did you hear before about the purity of honey? We all wonder if there are any ways we can distinguish counterfeit from the natural honey. The answer is: yes, there are a few secrets of honey and a few myths about it that we really need to know if we want to enjoy a quality product and its benefits.

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In this article you will find out the “Fire test”. By making this test you will immediately find if the honey is natural and authentic.

How to Test the Purity of Honey at Home

Before to make the test, it is important to know how to choose the honey that you buy and other important things about honey.

  1. Crystallised honey is rotten. False! Honey is never rotten. Buying a completely crystallised honey you have an additional guarantee that is natural honey because honey multiplied with glucose or other syrups and molasses usually not crystallise or do not crystallise completely.
  2. Acacia honey is the best honey. False! Acacia honey crystallises harder, contain less glucose and that’s why medics recommend  moderate quantities of acacia honey to diabetics.  So, the other types of honey are as good as acacia honey.
  3. Honey from stands on the road is good. False! Honey exposed to the sun loses its properties. Also, Streets bees are exposed to poisoning. Moreover, honey can be diluted.

THE FIRE TEST to see the purity of honey

Take a napkin and and make a small paper cone. Soak it in honey. Using a lighter, burn the napkin where in the ares with honey. If that areas easily burn, that means that honey is authentic. If the honey is diluted with water, the ares with honey will not burn.[/expand]

Natural Botox Homemade Recipe for Wrinkles

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Sure, we’re getting old and the years are slowly creeping up on us, but do you really want to spend lots of money on treatments that inject chemicals into your body? In this article you will find out a natural botox homemade recipe for wrinkles.[expand title=”” trigpos=”below” ]

Forget about Botox, many people are conned into buying wrinkle free creams that may or may not work, but they cost very much. You may use it conscientiously, but how do you know if it actually working, and if the creams don’t have some other effect on your skin in the long run? It could all be a state of mind.

There are 3 ingredients that you will probably find in your kitchen, and if not – they can be easily bought from the store down the road. These natural ingredients all have their own natural health benefits and combined together will make a very effective homemade recipe to combat wrinkles.

Ingredients:

  • Banana – ½
  • Yoghurt – 3 tablespoons
  • Honey – 1 tablespoon

Procedure: Bake the banana for around 15 minutes and wait for it to cool down and then mash it up until it becomes a paste. Add the yoghurt and honey and mix well until you feel it has become of even consistency. Apply this paste on your face and leave it for 15 – 20 minutes. You should feel your face tightening up a little. After the fifteen minutes are up, wash your face with warm water and then immediately with cold water. This also helps in closing your pores, making your skin feel tighter.

This natural mask will not produce immediate results – all these things take a little time and patience. Since it is a natural mask, it acts slower than other store bought masks that are packed with chemicals. Bananas are nutrient rich, yoghurt helps is stretching the skin and honey provides hydration for your skin. The great thing about this mask is that it can be used for all skin types and if you use this daily, you should see the results after three weeks.[/expand]

How To Get Rid Of Cellulite In 4 Easy Steps

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Cellulite is the obsession of the modern woman. It appears as dimpled skin and gives it the appearance of orange peel. Most often, cellulite appears on the legs, buttocks and abdomen. Though is not a disease, cellulite is completely inestetic and can bother us when wearing skirts, shorts or swim suit.

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Celullite is due to some factors, both internal and external, such as bad blood circulation, water retention, sedentary lifestyle, bad diet or hormonal imbalance. In the next, I will give you a few natural recepies of treatments that can get you rid of the inestetic cellulite very fast and easy.

How To Get Rid Of Cellulite In 4 easy steps

  1. Oils

For this treatment you need juniper oil, lavender oil and rosemary oil. Mix the three oils and intensely massage the affected areas. They can be used both separately and together. Juniper and rosemary stimulates blood circulation, having the effect of a lymphatic drainage. Also, they have good effects on the fat beneath the skin, and fights against water retention. The lavender oil, besides nice smell, revitalizes the skin.

  1. Rosemary, almond oil and fennel oil

Mix the three ingredients. Massage the affected “orange peel” areas at least 4 times a week with this mixture. The massage helps remove fat deposits and improves blood circulation. The results can be seen shortly.

  1. Coffee grounds

For this treatment you need some coffee grounds and olive oil. In a bowl, mix the coffee grounds with 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil, and apply the resulted paste on the areas with cellulite (try to avoid the breasts). Wait for 10-15 minutes, the rinse with warm water. For a greater effect, after applying the mixture, cover the areas with plastic wrap. Coffee grounds massage removes dead cells, enhances blood circulation and also, moisturises and softens the skin.

  1. Clay

You need 1-2 clay envelopes, the juice of half lemon, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of chopped green tea. Mix all the ingredients: first the clay, lemon juice, then pour carefully the olive oil and finally add the chopped green tea. Apply this mixture on the affected areas, then use plastic wrap to cover them. Wait for 2 hours, or maybe more, rinse with warm water, then apply a moisturizing cream.[/expand]