Saturday, 30 March 2013

Natural Skin Care

Natural skin care is the care of the skin using naturally-derived ingredients. Taking care of your skin is one of the most important hygienic procedures of the human body. Many people, who use natural skin care products, generally make their own products at home from naturally occurring ingredients. Here, are some use full natural skin care tips.

1. Mash potatoes to a creamy texture with a little milk and mix with a few drops of glycerin and rose water. Apply this mixture to the area where skin is wrinkled. Potatoes are excellent sources of minerals, which are good for the skin.

2. Mix ½ cup cooked oatmeal, 1 egg white, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, and ½ cup mashed apple into a smooth paste. Apply it to the face and leave on for 15 minutes.

3. In a blender or food processor, combine 1 peeled, cored apple with a tablespoon of honey and pulse until smooth. Apply mixture to face and allow it to stay for 15 minutes, then rinse.

4. Mix 1⁄4 cup honey, 1 tablespoon liquid soap and 1⁄2 cup glycerin. Apply smoothly on to face using a face sponge. Rinse with lukewarm water and pat face dry.

5. Put chopped papaya into a glass container, blend until it reaches smooth consistency. Add coconut flakes and mix together with your fingers. Apply the mixture to your skin and rub with smooth circular motions. Then rinse with warm water.

6. Grind almonds using a coffee grounder or food processor. It has to be of fine-grained, sandy consistency in order not to scratch the skin. Add grinded almonds and olive oil. Mix altogether until the creamy paste is ready. Rub onto skin, rinse off with lukewarm water.

7. Use flaxseed oil or walnut oil with balsamic vinegar as a salad dressing. Be sure to keep these oils refrigerated. They should not be heated or used for cooking.

8. Make an herbal mixture of lavender flowers by pouring near-boiling water over 2 to 3 tablespoons of fresh or dried flower tops. Simply add 1 ounce, or 2 tablespoons, of cider vinegar and mix well. Pour this lotion into a spray bottle or mister for easy application. Use daily after cleansing the skin.

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