Are homemade cosmetics the best?
This homemade cosmetic is known to everyone – coffee peeling. It not only does smell good but also smooths and takes care of body skin. Mix coffee grounds with a spoon of oil, balm or cream. Coffee peeling flakes off scurf, smooths body surface, helps with the fight with stretch marks and small scars, as well as, improves blood circulation. It is a good idea to add to the mixture warming cinnamon or sugar which enables better flaking off.
Cucumber and lemon tonic was also known by our grandmothers. This kind of mixture freshens up, cleanses pores, contracts and lightens skin. It is recommended in acne, oily and combination skin care. Prepare a glass or jug with boiled or mineral water and add slices of cucumber and lemon. Put it aside for a while. Next, pour it into a bottle made of dark glass. This kind of homemade tonic holds its properties approximately for a week. It should be applied every morning and evening.
By mixing sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, aromatherapy oils, olive oil or plant oils, parts of fruits or herbs we create homemade bath balls. The first two ingredients make the bath balls bubble and soluble in water. Secondly, aromatherapy oil provides intensive scent. Thirdly, moisturizing properties belong to oils. Finally, fruits and herbs takes care of our body skin. The bath balls mixture should be poured into small moulds and put into the fridge for 24 hours. They are ready to use as soon as get solidified.
Nourishing shampoo can be made out of hen’s egg yolk. Take two yolks and add a spoon of honey and lemon juice. Mix it thoroughly. Put the mixture on your hair and massage it into your scalp. Rinse it thoroughly. Repeat the procedure several times. Remember that after this treatment the hair can absorb egg’s scent.
On the other hand, to make your own aromatic candle use natural beeswax and a few drops of aromatherapy oil. Pour the liquid beeswax into glass container and place candlewick inside. When the mixture gets solidified the candle is ready to be used.