How to Make 10 Natural Beauty Products

Honey-Cocoa Butter Lip Balm

Makes 100 applications

2 tbls. olive oil
1/2 tsp. honey
3/4 tsp. beeswax — grated
1/2 tsp. pure cocoa butter
Flavored oil of your choice (like peppermint or vanilla)
1 vitamin E capsule

> In a small saucepan, heat oil, honey, wax and butter over a low heat until just melted.
> Remove from heat and allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
> Stir in flavoring and contents of vitamin E capsule.
> Pour into containers of your choice.

The Ultimate Sea Salt Body Scrub

Makes multiple applications

1 cup course sea salt
1/2 cup baby oil

> Stir the ingredients together in a bowl and put into a screw top jar.
> Leave for 24 hours.
> Stir the mixture and apply to any areas of the body you wish to exfoliate.
> Massage into the skin for a few minutes then shower off.
> Pat your skin dry.

Revitalizing Face Mask with Egg White, Cucumber and Avocado

Makes 1 application

1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup chopped avocado
1 egg white
2 tsp. powdered milk

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender until they form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mask to your face and neck using circular upward movements.
  • Leave the mask on for 30 minutes, or until dry.
  • Rinse your face and neck with warm water and finish with a cold water rinse.
  • This mask will keep up to 30 minutes in the refrigerator if you need to prepare it slightly in advance.

Brown Sugar Hand Softener

Makes 1 treatment

1/4 cup course brown sugar
Baby oil to make into a paste

> Mix together.
> Using a hand washing motion apply the mixture to the hands.
> Continue the washing motion for a minute then rinse off with warm water and pat dry.

Peach and Egg White Firming Spa Mask

Makes 1 application

1 ripe peach — peeled and stoned
1 egg white

> Whip peach and egg white together in a blender till smooth.
> Gently pat mixture over face.
> Leave on for 30 minutes.
> Rinse off with cool water.

End-of-Day Foot Spa

Good for one home pedicure.

1/2 cup Epsom salts
Essential oils of your choice

> Fill either a foot bath or your bath tub to ankle height with warm water.
> Dissolve 1/2 cup Epsom salts in the warm water and add the essential oil of your choice (lavender, rosewood, patchouli and sandalwood are relaxing oils, while lemongrass and eucalyptus are uplifting)
> Soak for 10-15 minutes. Pat dry and moisturize.

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~ by Colorful Soul on 12/26/2011.

One Response to “How to Make 10 Natural Beauty Products”

  1. Loooooove this 🙂 ❤

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