Brighten: 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
DIY Egg White, Cucumber, & Avocado face mask 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1/2 cup chopped avocado 1 egg white 2 tsp powered milk -combine all of the ingredients in a blender until they fom a smooth paste -apply the mask to your face and neck using circular upward movements -leave the mask on for 30 minutes, or until dry -rinse your face and neck with warm water and finish with a cold rinse
Mix two tablespoons of coconut oil, two eggs (both whites and yolk if you have damaged ends, but somewhat oily hair), and two table spoons of honey. The coconut oil can be melted in the microwave for better application. Apply mixture to dry hair and then put your hair in a bun and put a shower cap over it. Leave in for two hours (or overnight if you can), and then wash out. It may take two shampoos to make sure everything comes out of your hair.
The listerine vinegar sugar scrub for feet is a listerine vinegar combo that works to keep feet smooth and soft. It is inexpensive, easy to use, and makes feet feel absolutely amazing! This scrub has gotten tremendously positive feedback from Family Savvy readers who have tried it and love it.
The Miracle Mask ~ Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with a teaspoon of cinnamon and a teaspoon of nutmeg. Apply to face and leave for 30 minutes. Wash it off with warm water, scrubbing softly in circular motion for exfoliation.
I did this tonight and the pores on my nose look clearer and the red spots on my cheeks have shrunk. Think I'm going to do it twice a week and see how it goes. All Things NiNi: DIY Acne Mask: Honey, Baking Soda & Cinnamon - I know what I'm trying tonight! Always have a little acne and over the counter masks don't do the trick.
Homemade Body Wash - Keep Scary Out Of Your Shower
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.
1/2 cup epsom salt (for magnesium and to flush toxins and heavy metals from cells) 1 cup baking soda (cleanses, alkalinizes, and is a natural anti-fungal) 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar (to soothe and soften the skin). Add the ingredients to a warm bath and soak for 10-20 minutes. (Note: you may experience lightheadedness and nausea during Drink plenty of water, massages, yoga, ginger tea
Crème de nuit miraculeuse : ½ cs de cire d'abeille, 1 cs d'huile de coco, 2 cs d'huile d'amande douce, ½ cs de beurre de karité, 1 cs de vitamine E, ¼ tasse d'aloe vera, 1 cs de miel, ½ cs d'argile bentonite, 5-10 gouttes d'HE de citron
acne/scar mask - one teaspoon cinnamon, one teaspoon nutmeg, one teaspoon honey mixed into paste. Apply for half hour, rinse with warm water, moisturize. Add a teaspoon of lemon for increased fading of spots/scars.