Natural Homemade Beauty
Homemade recipes for scrubs, facials, pedicures, manicures, bath salts and more using natural ingredients.
Fretting over large pores? While large skin pores are usually genetic or a result of our lack of proper skin care, it is a major cause of skin issue among us women. Yes, we understand our pores or skin glands have a great purpose, (the secretions from the pores of the skin is one of the important immune defenses of the body that protects the inside from the external environment reducing the chance of infection) but large pores are just unpleasant to look at.
Speed dating or online matchmaking-these may be the latest romantic trends, but the artistry of love is ancient and the desire for beauty is something altogether primitive. Searching for a mate or attempting to seduce a partner was once the work of potions and charms, animal sacrifices and amulets. While many of the old rituals may seem wildly out of step for contemporary women, there are many ancient practices that may very well initiate attraction and captivate a partner today.
Salt is a mineral that essential for living human being. It is known as the oldest and ubiquitous seasoning and also a great way of preserving food and removing bacteria. In numerous effects of salt, salt bath is worth- noting. It helps bather relax after a hardworking day, it drains the aches off from your muscles, while the soothing scents bring sense of calm and well-being. Here are 4 very easy and beloved bath salt recipes.
A Tribute To A Working Woman’s Hands And Feet
Women of this generation have their hands full – literally.
Today, we’re busy climbing the corporate ladder, running a business, traveling for a cause, saving the world! It’s amazing how much stuff we juggle and to some this is admirable, but the truth is, many of us are just beat.
Nowadays, it’s a luxury to be able relax, breathe, and be pampered. And special pampering is what the busy working woman’s hands and feet need!
Why wait for autumn to roll around before getting the pumpkins out, when we can enjoy its health benefits today? In fact, pumpkins are lovely natural ingredients for anybody looking for a healthier glow!
Even if you’re a shower person on a day to day basis, sometimes nothing but a bath will do. You can’t beat the relaxing feel of a nice hot bath. Take some time for yourself, shut out the daily rigors of life, light some candles and soak in your tub.
For an even better relaxation experience, add one of the natural home-made bath recipes. They’re all easy to make from simple ingredients and are sure to help you relax after a busy day.
Often, due to the dry, cold winter weather, our feet become dry, cracked or callused. This common problem can escalate from red, itchy and blotchy skin to painful cracks and calluses in the heels which in turn can lead to infections.
Carrots are a healthy root vegetable rich in vitamins, copper, manganese, potassium, beta-carotenes and biotin, one of the vitamins essential for healthy hair growth. Additionally, the other nutrients help guard against split ends, moisturize dry scalp, enhance shiny hair, strengthen hair from the roots and promote healthy cell growth. It also has a high natural SPF, which protects hair from the suns UV rays.
Knowing how to do a home facial using your favorite homemade facial recipes is a brilliant way of giving your skin a quick pick-me-up, to exercise it by activating circulation and for bringing nutrients and oxygen to the surface. You can do a home facial using homemade face masks or you can do a steam facial. Nearly all face masks contain a high percentage of water; the rapid evaporation that follows application causes them to be cooling, soothing and contracting. Doing a home facial is an excellent way to pamper yourself, relax, and improve your complexion.
A quick inventory of my home shows much more Tupperware than Ziploc, a reusable water bottle rather than several plastic bottles and even bamboo bedding that reduces my trips to the washing machine. But when I walk in my bathroom, even with all of my low-flow fixtures, I grimace at the sight of my recycling nemesis…the disposable razor.