Category Archives: Skin Care

Greening Skincare

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Most of us try to go green in as many facets of our lives as we can – we use CFL light bulbs, we buy organic clothing, and we recycle. However, how often do you look at your beauty products and check how you can be greener in that aspect? Here is a list of harmful chemicals that are currently used in skincare, hair care, makeup, and fragrances. I will warn you; this list will give you pause. You will most likely find that a lot of your beauty products have these chemicals as ingredients!

High Heel Relief: Sweet Millk Foot Soak

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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.

Beauty Tips for Winter

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Winter is a part of the weather. Winter weather along with indoor heating strips the skin of its natural oils and moisturizing factor-even the oiliest of skin types.

How To Make Your Own Egg Facial

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We scramble them, fry them, boil them, crack them. We love them with our bread and bacon in the mornings. Eggs not only make great breakfast food and an excellent ingredient in baked goods – they also make an excellent natural face mask!

Ok, so maybe it may seem strange to put raw eggs on your face or hair but they can do wonders for your face!

Few Natural Remedies For Sensitive Skin

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Sensitive skin reacts very quickly to both heat and cold; therefore the skin is prone to sunburns and windburns easily. The skin is usually dry, delicate and gets allergic reactions often. Skin turns red and blotchy when there is a slight change in temperature and when skin comes in contact with some detergents, cosmetics it can cause irritation. So you need to take a lot of care and should choose the right product for your skin.

Rose Body Lotion Recipe

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A nice light body lotion that keeps your skin feeling moist and supple.

Homemade Face Mask Recipes That Work

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Using a face mask is a great technique to correct many mild skin problems. Most of us experience times when our skin misbehaves just before a special event or a social gathering. A homemade face mask can offer a healthy, natural and effective alternative to a commercially made product or a salon facial.

Herbal Skin Healing Facial Mask

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(all skin types, especially good for acne prone skin)

This skin calming recipe will leave the skin feeling soft and rejuvenated. The lemon balm’s anti-bacterial properties and the mint’s natural salicylic acid aids in the healing and preventing of pimples.

Homemade Banana Honey Facial Mask

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(for dry, aging skin or acne skin types) Your skin will feel smoother, plumper, and renewed.

Making Shea Butter

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Shea Butter is highly in demand due to its incredible properties and healing effects. This butter is made from extracts collected from the Shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa). The word Shea is derived from “si” a name of the tree in Bamana language of Mali, which is a landlocked country in Western Africa.