Facial Brightener: Combine 2 Tbsp sour cream with 2 Tbsp honey and 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar or lemon juice. Apply to your cleansed face and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with tepid water followed by a cool (not cold) rinse. This mask can be done twice a week. This mask heals, exfoliates, brightens and moisturizes skin. It refines pores, fades acne marks and prevents blemishes from coming up, says Macan-Graves.
This cream has only a few ingredients, no dyes, no chemical preservatives, no scents. Its non greasy & leaves my face feeling well moisturized. I also use it as a primer for my makeup in the morning, & I put a little on a cotton ball to clean off stubborn eye makeup. And its really, really cheap.
Best home made body wash recipe I've found. (It's suppose to be ideal for Eczema) Update 3/15/12: I just finished making my first batch & I absolutely love it. It smells really great ( I used a lavender essential oil) & after washing my hands with it I quickly noticed how clean, soft & smooth they felt. I can't wait to try it on my son's eczema prone skin. I am going to have to make this my body wash as well.
DIY Healing Skin Balm - This is great stuff for your mommy medicine chest. This balm + bentonite clay sprinkled on top is uh-MAZing for diaper rash! It's also very soothing for eczema and helps prevent chapped noses during the cold winter months.
Ayurvedic Hair Cream This moisturizing hair cream combines soft, creamy Shealoe Butter with Amla Oil and Mahabhringraj Oil, two Ayurvedic Oils that are especially beneficial to hair care treatments. Amla Oil can help to strengthen hair at the root, improve scalp condition, and encourage the growth of healthier hair. Mahabhringraj Oil can help to inhibit the frequency of gray hair, and help prevent hair loss. This mixture has a very soft, creamy texture, and can be used to help condition hair