Are you tired of the artificial colors and smells on your body? Think about the homemade natural care products.
Everyone wants to be healthy, nourished and satisfied. For this purpose, many people regularly use the expensive cosmetic treatments. But what about those who cannot afford that type of care or do not believe in them? The solution is at your hand.
The nature generously gives us its fruits, and it is up to us to learn how to use them. Taking care of your own body is the primary task of every individual. Why would you use the ingredients that are not entirely natural and can bring you more harm than good.
We should turn to the herbs and stay beautiful in a healthy way, from head to toe.
For Beautiful Face
Tonic of grapes for refreshment
Take half a large cup of grapes and remove the peel. Cook it in 1 l of water for 30 minutes. Then pour the liquid in a bottle and keep it in a cold place. The tonic is ready! Apply it on the face twice a day and wash it off with water. This tonic will refresh your skin, tighten it and give it a healthy look.
Chamomile oil against wrinkles
Take 150 g of chamomile, pour half a liter of sunflower oil and cook it for 2 hours on steam. Then strain it. Use this oil instead of the usual face cream. It will protect your skin from wrinkling and at the same time it will feed it.
Mask of flaxseed
Take 3 tablespoons of flaxseeds, pour water and cook it for half an hour. Strain it and let it cool off. Then apply this warm mixture on your face, keep it for 15 minutes and wash it with warm water. Apply the mask once a week and it will be protected the during the whole winter.
In bowl, mix 3 cups of cleaned oats, 1 cup of almonds, 2 teaspoons of lavender and 2 teaspoons of dried mint. Grind this mixture. Then add 3 cups of white cosmetic clay, stir it well and put it in a container with a lid. You can use this paste as piling. For that you should take a teaspoon of the paste and mix it with a little water and then massage it into the skin. Then, wash your face.
Remove the freckles with parsley
Chop a strap of parsley leaves. Mix 100 g of meadow honey and the juice of one lemon and add the parsley in it. Apply this mixture on theareas of the face covered with freckles. Keep it on for 25 minutes and then wash it with cold water. Repeat this once on every two weeks.
Clean the face with nettle
In order to celan the face, to close the pores and to eliminate the spots and acne you need to prepare nettle juice. Take nettle stalks, pour water and let them soak for a day. Then slice them and squeeze the juice out of them. Make a paste of 2 tablespoons of oat flakes, a little low-fat milk and nettle juice. Apply the paste on your face, leave it on for 15 minutes and wash it.
For Beautiful and Shiny Hair
Tea tree for hair growth
Take a bowl, put a little butter, oil and one tablespoon of tea tree. Wait until the butter melts and massage the mixture into the hair. Wrap your hair with nylon and keep it like that during the night. In the morning wash it with warm water. This mask is great in the fight against hair loss.
Nourish your hair with olive oil
In 30 ml of olive oil add 30 drops of strawberry essential oil and stir it well. Put some oil on your palms and massage it into the scalp and hair. Add more oil if it is necessary. Leave the oil on the hair during the night. In the morning, wash your hair with shampoo.
Shampoo based on herbs
Take a bowl and put a teaspoon of dried basil, a teaspoon of dried nettle, a teaspoon of dried rosemary and a teaspoon of dried lavender. Pour 250 ml of boiling water over the plants. Keep it covered for 5 hours. Then strain it and add 100 ml of liquid soap for hair and 30 drops of rose essential oil. The shampoo is ready for use!
Bring back the natural pH of the oily hair
Take a jar and put 6 tablespoons of dry white mallow root and add 250 ml of organic apple cider vinegar. Cover it with tight lid and let it sit for 5 weeks. Shake the jar every day. Then strain it. Once on every two weeks, apply 2 tablespoons of this mixture on the wet hair and scalp. Then wash it with warm water. The herbal vinegar and the marshmallow will help you to restore the natural pH value of your hair.
Natural hair dyehenna
The dust of the desert plant Lawsonia gives henna – natural hair dye. It can be of different colors like black, mahogany, various shades of brown, red, dark red and blue marigold. Besides that, the henna makes the hair stronger and gives it shine. The dye will stay for about 3 months.
For Lovely Body
Pour 1 cup of pure almond oil and 2 tablespoons of beeswax in a bowl. Steam it until the wax melts. Then let it cool off for 2 minutes. Then pour 1 cup of water and stir the products with a mixer at high speed. The mixture will become dense. Add 30 drops of essential oil of ylang ylang and mix again. Pour the lotion in bottles and keep them in the refrigerator. Apply it on the body after every shower.
Anti-cellulite bath with ivy
Cook 100 g of ivy leaves in1 liter of water for 10 minutes, strain it and pour it into the bath. The ivy bath stimulates the circulation and dissolves the fat deposits under the skin.
Anti-Cellulite Oil with coffee
Grind the coffee beans or use the coffe grounds. Mix the coffee with 3 tablespoons of almond oil. Apply the mixtures on the parts of the body affected by cellulite, in the morning and in the evening. After you apply it, wrap those parts with foil and stay like that for half an hour. Then wash the parts with warm water.
For Silky Legs
Bath of milk, cinnamon and lemon
Fill the tub with warm water. Make a mixture of one cup of lemon juice, half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder, 2 teaspoons of olive oil and half a glass of milk and pour it in the water and stir it well. Put your feet in the bath and keep them until you feel comfortable. Then wash them with soap and apply moisturizer. Your feet will be nourished and revitalized.
The eucalyptus will remove the unpleasant smell
Take a bottle and put 1 tablespoon of almond oil, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of wheat germ oil and 15 drops of essential oil of eucalyptus. Close the bottle well and shake it. Apply this on your feet after every shower or bath. This will neutralize the smell and it will give you the feeling of freshness.
Aloe Vera after waxing
Take about ten leaves of this fresh plant and sqeeze the gel from them. Mix it with 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil. This product should always be freshly prepared and you should apply it of the legs after the waxing.
Plums for blisters
Take a dry plum and cut it in half. On each half pour half a teaspoon of tea of ivy leaves which you have previously prepared. Apply the half on the blister and keep it like that during the night. Repea ths procedure for three days and the blister will disappear.
For Beautiful Hands and nails
Heal the skin on the hands with marigold
Take a handful of marigold flowers and add 100 ml of olive oil. Cook it for 20 minutes over low heat. Then strain it and squeeze the plant with your hands. Put the liquid in a bowl and add 25 g of beeswax. Melt the wax over low heat. Then add 5 drops of lemon balm, remove it from the heat and stir it until you get a creamy mixture. Keep in a cold place and apply it on your hands when you feel the need for that. The marigold will make the cracked skin soft and it will heal the damaged skin.
Nourish the nails with St. John’s Wort oil
Pour half a liter of olive oil in a jar and add two handfuls of St. John’s wort. Close the jar well and let it sit for two weeks in a warm place. Then strain it into another jar and add two more handfuls of St. John’s wort. Close the jar again and leave it for two more weeks. Repeat the procedure. After two months the oil will be ready.
When you want to nourish your nails, first heat the oil to body temperature. Then soak the nails in it for 15 minutes. Massage the remains of the oil into the nails.
Potatoes for rough skin
Boil 2 potatoes and strain them. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 3 teaspoons of glycerin. Then add 15 drops of tincture of benzoin which you can buy in the pharmacies. Mix the ingredients and pour them into a glass jar. After each washing of the hands, apply this lotion on the skin of the hands and massage it until it is fully absorbed.
The cuticles do not like blackberries
Mix 3 tablespoons of chopped leaves of blackberry and 5 tablespoons of honey in a bowl. Apply it on the painful places and wrap them with bandage. Repeat this 3 times a day for 5 days.