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  • Homemade facial peel recipes
    unflavored gelatin 2 ounces of green tea steeped and strained 1 ounce of aloe Vera gel Preparation Pure cucumber until the mass resembles a paste Strain it through sieve gauze is fine and reserve the juice In a saucepan combine green tea chamomile tea and gelatin Stir over low temperature until it dissolves Remove from heat and pour into a glass bowl Add cucumber juice and aloe Vera gel Put in refrigerator for 25 minutes until the mixture starts thickening Spread the mix over the face and neck and leave to dry for about 20 minutes Peel the mask off and rinse off with warm water Pat dry Cucumber is naturally a powerful astringent that helps tighten the skin and smooth out the wrinkles and fine lines Chamomile and green tea work wonders with alleviating puffiness and the aloe Vera gel nourishes the skin providing it with moisture This mask can be used as a sunburn home remedy when applied 3 times a day Another great recipe is for is Papaya based peel that removes the dead skin cells thanks to its enzyme papain While it is a strong natural peel this facial peel provides other ingredients that buffer the effect by soothing the skin and preventing any possible irritation Ingredients 1 papaya peeled and seeded 3 tablespoons of distilled water 1 packet of unflavored gelatin Preparation In a saucepan combine gelatin and distilled water and dissolve over low heat Blend papaya in the food processor or blender and then strain it saving the liquid In a smaller bowl combine papaya juice and gelatin Keep refrigerated for 20 minutes so that the gelatin can set Spread the mix over the face and neck and leave it on for 15 minutes Rinse off using a soft cloth dipped in warm water

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  • Clogged pores are easily cleansed with simple to make facial steams
    lavender essential oil Oily skin Use lemon or eucalyptus oil Dry skin Use rose or chamomile essential oil They are similar to facial exfoliants because they open up the pores but when it comes to cleansing the pores deep in the skin the facial steam is the best choice Start off with the simplest facial steam An additional thing that this facial steam does is that it clears sinuses and alleviates headaches Peppermint Rosemary Facial Steam Ingredients 1 gallon of boiling water 4 drops of peppermint essential oil 4 drops of rosemary essential oil Preparation Pour the boiling water in a large bowl and wait until it cools down a bit Add the essential oils Put face over the bowl and cover your head with a towel Stay in that position for 10 minutes or so Pat dry Peppermint is an emollient It smoothes and soothes the skin It is also a great antiseptic Rosemary is a muscle relaxant Lavender Cleanser for Clogged Pores Ingredients 1 gallon of almost boiling water 6 drops of lavender essential oil Preparation To an almost boiling water add lavender essential oil Hold the face over the bowl with a towel covering the head Stay like that for 10 minutes Pat dry Lavender is a muscle relaxant soothing agent conditioner and astringent Tea Tree Oil Facial Steam Add 4 5 drops of tea tree oil into a gallon of hot boiling water That s it Tea tree oil is a potent antiseptic it prevents and heals infections This facial steam is ideal for oily acne prone skin Pore cleansers will help the clogged pores open but will leave them vulnerable to additional dirt getting in To close pores you can go ahead an apply an astringent mask an orange facial mask is what would be

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  • Softer feet
    old pair Slather Vaseline VERY liberally to the OUTSIDE of your socks working it into the foot Put on another pair of white cotton socks Sleep with it on and overnight I GUARANTEE you there will be results Hi Melanie that s a neat tip Here s an article I posted a while ago 50 beautiful things you can do with Vaseline and indeed it is an awesome product Thanks for submitting the tip Biljana www skin care recipes and remedies com admin Click here to post comments Join in and write your own page It s easy to do How Simply click here to return to Skin Care Tips Looking for a specific recipe home remedy or ingredient Type the word and browse through the results Custom Search HOME What s New Skin Care Recipes Blog Monthly Giveaway From Our Visitors Ask the Expert YOUR Recipes Products Reviews Remedies Skin Conditions Skin Home Remedies Acne Home Remedies Facial Care Facial Masks Facial Scrubs Anti Aging Recipes Face Exercise Lip Care Body Recipes Lotions butters and more Body Scrub Bubble Bath Homemade Bath Salts Homemade Wax Hair Care Foot Care Nails and Hands Care Aromatherapy Oils Essential Oils Carrier Oils

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  • Dry feet care - Quick pampering tips
    at least once per week In order to do a proper foot massage you will want a lotion or oil that can be warmed Many times you will find that warming in the microwave will work but you should be very careful using this method The emollient lotion or oil can get very hot very quickly in the microwave It is better to find a product that is packaged in individual packets which are designed to be placed in a bowl of hot water to warm them You can often find these for hair care and they are fine to use for your foot massage You will need a mild cleanser a footbath full of warm water a hand towel you will get oil or lotion on this so do not choose that hand embroidered towel that has been passed through generations and the above mentioned emollient that you can warm The water in your footbath should be fairly warm but not hot You want to help soften your skin to prepare it for the massage but you do not want to strip natural oils from your skin Make sure that you are wearing older shorts or pants that you can roll or otherwise fix your sleeves up to your elbow First rest both feet in the footbath and let them soak until they begin to feel relaxed You may choose to do the massage as part of a bath which makes it easier to soak your feet and legs comfortably Second smooth the warm oil or warm lotion all over both of your lower legs and feet from the knee to the tips of your nails getting between each toe and along each nail Begin to massage by using your thumb and fingertips to gently rub small circles along the lower leg starting at the knee and working all the way to the ankle If you thumb cannot comfortably massage a portion of the leg use the fingertips Once you have massaged the entire leg you should be at your ankle Ankles tend to swell throughout the day due to various triggers This inflammation can slow the circulation to your feet which is why you want to spend some extra massage time here Massage both the inner and outer wrist in tiny circles Resting the back of your foot on the fingers of your hand place your thumb on the sole You will feel plenty of muscle in this area and will probably feel quite a bit of tension in these muscles Massage tiny circles over each muscle relieving the tension in them If a muscle feels particularly tight massage it until it begins to loosen Once your palm muscles are fairly limber you are ready to move to the toes Begin at the base of your pinky smallest toe with your massaging fingertips on the back and your massaging thumb on the palm side of the finger Rub small circles with both your thumb and fingers at the

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  • Foot pedicure
    least five to ten minutes After it remove dead skin and soften your feet using a small brush Put each foot back into the water after you ve finished brushing Take a bit of foot scrub lotion to further soften any rough spots like your heels or the sides of your toes When you ve massaged the lotion into your feet take a pumice stone to finish off any lingering rough skin Remove your feet from the water and dry them with a soft towel Rub your feet with some of your favorite lotion After you ve finished massaging your feet it s time to pay attention to your nails Trim and shape your nails with clippers and a file and then use a cuticle stick to gently push back your supple cuticles After getting your cuticles in order you can even out the surface of your nail by applying a clear or opaque base coat This will help hide any ridges or lumpy areas that might show up if you applied nail color directly to the affected area When the base coat is dry add a coat of your favorite nail color It s a good idea to apply several coats to improve the durability of your finish Clean up any messy areas as you go using a small cloth or cotton swab dipped in nail polish remover to dissolve stains that may have been deposited around the edges of your toe nail An additional coat of clear sealer will prevent chips and scuff marks from harming your pedicure masterpiece Now your feet are ready for any deed Don t forget about everyday care of your feet supportive well fitted shoes washing and drying your feet carefully to avoid fungal and bacterial problems and more attention to any problem

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  • Beach sand foot scrub
    dry beach sand 3 5 drops rosemary oil The next time you decide to spend the day at the beach take advantage of the on location foot treatment Brazilians particularly are known for scrubbing their entire bodies particularly the feet deep into the sand while they relax on the beach When going to the beach take a small vial of ingredients with you 2 tablespoons of canola oil or use your suntan oil and a small vial of rosemary oil or premix and take one vial Once at the beach use an empty container a soda cup is fine to mix the ingredients together Mix into a paste Massage sand scrub onto feet and elbows concentrating especially on problem areas Rinse off in the foamy waves pat dry with your beach towel Homemade foot scrub recipes Herbal foot soak Relaxing and energizing foot scrub recipes Return from beach sand foot scrub to home page Looking for a specific recipe home remedy or ingredient Type the word and browse through the results Custom Search HOME What s New Skin Care Recipes Blog Monthly Giveaway From Our Visitors Ask the Expert YOUR Recipes Products Reviews Remedies Skin Conditions Skin Home Remedies Acne

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  • Foot soak recipes - Your own spa day
    Soak 1 Add 4 cups warmed organic whole milk 2 tablespoons Epsom Salt and 6 drops organic lavender essential oil to a warm water foot bath Soak for 15 minutes Relaxing Foot Soak 2 Add 1 4 Epsom Salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 drops each of these organic essential oils lemon sandalwood coriander to warm water foot bath Soak for 15 to 20 minutes Dry Foot Soak 1 Use warmed whole organic milk and 3 drops organic lavender essential oil Soak your feet for 15 to 20 minutes and follow with exfoliating treatment Rinse well Massage with a liberally applied heavy organic cream moisturizer and cover with cotton socks for the night Dry Foot Soak 2 Add 3 cups organic pineapple juice and 1 2 cup organic coconut milk to a warm water foot bath Soak for 10 to 15 minutes and follow with an exfoliating treatment Rinse well Massage with liberally applied heavy organic cream moisturizer and cover with cotton socks for the night Perspiration Odor Resistance Soak Add 6 drops of organic common tea tree essential oil to a warm water foot bath and soak for 15 to 20 minutes Dry thoroughly to discourage fungal growth Tea Tree essential oil has antibacterial antifungal and astringent properties which eliminate the various causes of foot odor Exfoliation Exfoliating your feet is a necessity because of all the friction your feet encounter on a daily basis The skin responds to this friction by creating more skin cells in areas that are being rubbed think of calluses that form on your hands from raking leaves To soften and rejuvenate your feet this rough dry build up should be removed Do not expect the area to be finished after one treatment It took a while to get to this point it will take a bit of TLC to fix the problem Always finish with a good moisturizer and use moisturizer at least twice daily this helps keep the skin soft between exfoliation treatments which helps make you exfoliation more productive All of the following exfoliation mixtures will work much better if used immediately after one of the above foot soaks Citrus Scrub Mix 1 cup Epsom Salt 3 teaspoons organic olive oil and the juice of one small lemon Immediately massage soles of feet don t give the Epsom Salt time to dissolve giving extra attention to any areas of thick skin Rinse with warm water Sour Cream Scrub Rub just soaked feet with 1 cup organic cornmeal then apply a mixture of 1 4 cup organic sour cream and 2 tablespoons organic olive oil Massage well giving extra attention to thick skin Rinse with warm water Odor Protection Foot Powder Mix 1 4 cup organic ginger and 1 4 organic cornstarch Store this mixture in an airtight container To use light brush on feet using a large brush designed for cosmetic powder application Between gingers antibacterial properties and cornstarchs absorbency you will combat foot odor by Louise Forrest Article Source http

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  • Foot soak recipe to relax or invigorate your tired feet
    into it also has an antibacterial effect and helps improve the circulation Salt foot bath Ingredients 1 2 cup of sea salt or Epsom salt Water Preparation Prepare a large pan of water Boil it and let it cool down to a temperature you feel comfortable with Add salt into it let it dissolve and soak your feet Salt helps tired swollen and achy feet A solution containing salt and water is hypertonic compared to your skin and skin cells This means that it drains excess water out of your feet and soaks it up Lavender Herbal foot bath Ingredients 5 litres of water 2 drops of lavender essential oil 1 4 cup of sea salt or Epsom salt Preparation Boil water and cool down a bit Add lavender oil and salt Immerese your feet Lavender is not only used in relaxing bubble baths and foot massage it is a wonderful ingredients for your feet It smells good and provides relaxation your feet need You could also try sandlewood or Ylang Ylang oils they also have a soothing effect Peppermint foot soak recipe Ingredients Water enough to cover your feet and reach your ankles 3 drops of peppermint essential oil 1 drop of eucalyptus essential oil and 1 drop of lemon essential oil these two are optional but aid the invigorating sensation of this recipe Preparation Boil water and let it cool down a bit Add the oils and keep the feet in as long as you like After trying out any of these great recipes it is time for some real pampering Milky softness Ingredients 1 4 fresh lemon juice a bit of cinnamon 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 4 cup of milk 1 4 water Preparation Mix all the ingredients and submerge your feet as long as

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