Natural Homemade Beauty

Homemade recipes for scrubs, facials, pedicures, manicures, bath salts and more using natural ingredients.

Natural Foods Can Help Your Skin

512px-Fuyu_Persimmon_joe-ravi-1

The cost of skin care products is always increasing, at least the cost of those that actually might do what they claim to do. You can use natural things to give your skin a tonic and prevent aging signs. If you have a garden or window box, you should consider planting some herbs which can benefit you and your skin.

Peppermint & Rosemary Foot Scrub

pt_peppermint-rosemary-foot-scrub

This homemade foot scrub will leave your feet feeling soft and smooth. The rosemary disinfects, the peppermint helps with circulation and the salt removes dirt and toxins while being a good base for a scrubbing agent.

DIY Recipe For Combination Skin Type

pt_yogurt-rose-honey

Got combination skin? This is a common skin type – it’s the kind that can be both oily and dry at the same time. If you’re not sure whether yours is either only oily or dry, here’s a guide to help you determine if you’re a Combo girl. (made that up.:)

10 Budget Beauty Secrets – 100% Natural

Photo Credit: Marin

The quest for a healthy glowing skin need not cost an arm and a leg. Tried and tested remedies for the most common beauty problems can be found in your kitchen. 10 Budget beauty secrets.

How to Make an Easy Coffee Body Scrub at Home!

pt_coffeescrub

Do-it-yourself beauty is absolutely the best, and there is nothing more satisfying than being able to create a custom beauty product from ingredients that you may have within your own kitchen! Coffee itself has a variety of beauty benefits, so if you want to make the most of your homemade beauty remedy, it is advised to use coffee as an ingredient.

How to Make a Lemon, Banana & Olive Oil Foot Scrub

pt_lemon-banana-olive-oil-foot-scrub

If you’ve been walking long distances or simply have tired, battered feet from a long day’s work, get some comfort by soaking your feet in hot water and then thoroughly rub them with lemon juice. Hot water opens the pores and the lemon juice provides your feet with a soothing, cooling, astringent action!

DIY Bath Oils’ Amazing Health Benefits

pt_honey-vanilla-bath-oil1

Ah, a nice soak in a warm tub. Who doesn’t love it?

It offers more than just cleansing – it’s a great way to relax and relieve stress. Indeed, soaking in bath tubs have become extremely popular in recent years due to their relaxing benefits, more so when you use a calming bath oil.

Healthy Hair With A Great Hair Rinse

pt_lemon-rosemary-hair-rinse

Let’s face it. We all want beautiful hair. It’s certainly not called “crowning glory” for nothing – it not only makes you look good; it also makes you feel good about yourself. Didn’t someone say that a woman finding the perfect hairdresser is one of life’s grandest things? This only shows how much we value our crowning glory – therefore we need to take care of it and promote its health, just like we do with our bodies.

We are well aware of the many products available for hair care. Shampoos, conditioners and intensive treatments are on top of most lists, but in order to keep it healthy, we need a very good hair rinse.

DIY Tea Astringent Anyone?

pt_tea-astringent

Have you ever had days when your skin just feels blah? Perhaps you just need to refresh and rejuvenate it the natural way! I’m sure many of us have been using used store-bought astringents to cleanse and wake up tired skin but they can be way too strong.

Astringents are used to firm and tone the skin. They constrict the pores and create a protective layer of firm tissue to fight against natural elements. However, some astringents can be harsh due to their alcohol content, thus, drying the skin. So why not create your own astringent at home?

Today’s recipe uses non-drying ingredients — witch hazel, lemon juice and, don’t be surprised – tea!

High Heel Relief: Sweet Millk Foot Soak

pt_sweetmilkfootbath

Tired from a long day’s work? Kick off those heels. We’ll show you how you can care for your tired, abused feet with a homemade foot soak.

We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again – our feet deserve all the care and attention just like our face or hair. Tired, dry, aching or even itching feet screams some serious pampering so “listen” to what your feet tell you. If you feel like they need a break, well, chances are, they do need a break!

Soak your feet in a warm, relaxing foot soak to soothe them.