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  • Shea butter and its benefits in skin care
    been using it in some of the most commonly purchased and widely sought after products for some time While many people view this substance as just a type of moisturizer included in lotion its properties are much more powerful and extensive than that If you suffer from eczema or some other type of rash condition like acne this skin care marvel can help to clear that up Burns and scars can also be faded using its amazing properties which is something else that many people fail to realize when they ignore this product and look for only more advanced clinically proven products on the market If you suffer from psoriasis excessively or constantly chapping lips irritating skin rashes and skin conditions or excessively dry skin you should definitely give the healing properties of this beneficial butter a try The more Shea butter that there is in a given product the better its healing properties are for the skin and the hair as well If you happen to be one of those people that find it difficult to keep their hair properly conditioned this is an ingredient that you should look for in good shampoos and conditioners The products may cost more but it will be worth it In addition Shea products provide a certain level of protection from sunlight and harmful UV rays slowing down the aging process This is one of the reasons why it is so prevalent and useful in anti aging skin care products If you are not up on the amazing healing properties of the fruit of the Shea tree you now have more information than you probably ever thought you would need probably increasing your likelihood of picking up the next product that intrigues you that includes Shea butter as an active ingredient Ken Black

    Original URL path: http://www.skin-care-recipes-and-remedies.com/shea-butter.html (2016-04-25)
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  • Mango skin care recipes
    2 cup plain yogurt 1 cup milk or soy milk 1 TBS Raw Honey 6 8 ice cubes Combine the meat of the mango and all other ingredients in a blender Blend until creamy Enjoy Skin Treatment If you can resist eating this delicious fruit you can treat your skin to a wonderful mango scrub This scrub will leave your skin feeling soft and smooth 1 mango 1 2 cup sugar 1TBS honey 2 TBS whole milk Blend mango meat sugar honey and milk in a blender until it is smooth Stand in the tub while rubbing this treatment all over vigorously Rinse with warm water and finish with cool water Body Butter After your mango scrub your treatment is complete by adding a non greasy body butter Using both the scrub and body butter can leave your skin feeling soft for days This body butter recipe contains mango butter you guessed it Mango butter is surprisingly inexpensive Especially since cosmetic companies are using it for skin care treatments and charging prices as high as 40 for the increasingly popular body butters You can find it for about 10 75 per pound online 2 oz mango butter 1 oz olive oil almond oil kukui nut oil macadamia nut oil etc 1 TBS or more cornstarch to make it less greasy 6 8 drops of Fragrance of your choice try vanilla lavender or mix your own Melt the mango butter in a double boiler or you may use the microwave When using the microwave set the temperature on medium and check every 45 seconds When the mango butter is completely melted add oil and cornstarch and stir until it is a nice creamy consistency Add essential oil or fragrance last Allow your butter to set in the refrigerator for 2 hours

    Original URL path: http://www.skin-care-recipes-and-remedies.com/mango-skin-care.html (2016-04-25)
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  • Summer skin care tips
    those things Body scrubs and exfoliating soaps can be a great excuse for time to pamper yourself while you mentally plot out a fun How do you get summer ready skin by exfoliating Body scrubs and exfoliating soaps are a luscious way to smooth your skin all over Exfoliating with a body scrub is actually a gentle way to remove dead skin cells leaving your skin smooth and glowing Depending on the type of body scrub and your type of skin you can use a body scrub in the shower or bath at least once a week at home Very popular at health spas all over body scrubs do not have to be an expensive or time consuming skin treatment We are taught that it is essential to exfoliate the face to unclog pores and even out skin tones but it s just as important to clear away the surface of our whole bodies the same way Exfoliating Soaps What exactly are they Exfoliating soaps contain ingredients that naturally scrub away that top layer of dead skin cells Oatmeal kaolin clay or finely ground pumice can be found in exfoliating soaps but make sure there are also moisture rich ingredients to nourish your newly exposed skin Soaps that have shea butter soybean oil jojoba oil or cocoa butter blended in will give a great spa experience right at home Body Scrubs Which works better Most body scrubs fall into two categories salt scrubs and sugar body scrubs Body scrubs can be applied by hand of course but you can also use a loofah sponge and body brushes along with the body scrubs to help with the job of sloughing away that unwanted top layer of skin Salt scrubs boost the circulation to your skin and are coarser with more exfoliating power than sugar based scrubs Sugar scrubs are perfect for sensitive skin because sugar is more gentle than salt Both remove dead skin cells slough away dirt and toxins while giving your skin a revitalized healthy glow An added benefit of sugar scrubs is the anti aging properties of sugar Because sugar produces glycolic acid an alpha hydroxy acid that has been used for centuries to rejuvenate skin sugar scrubs give your skin a younger glow and appearance naturally Exfoliating with a body scrub can be done dry or wet If you have sensitive skin avoid salt scrubs or dry bathing and start out your exfoliating routine at once a week Be careful don t be too vigorous with the body brushes or loofah sponges to avoid irritated skin It s often not the scrub itself that irritates but what we use when exfoliating or the frequency of using the scrub Natural body scrubs often work fine without extra tools of the trade simply using a clean bath cloth or your hands will do the job nicely If you have very dry or sensitive skin remember to only use sugar scrubs applied to damp skin to avoid over drying or

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  • Sugar scrub recipe
    sugar oil and cream together Add orange oil after main ingredients are completely mixed Apply to your body by starting at the feet and working your way up Massage in a circular motion and leave it on for 10 15 minutes then shower it off This recipe is enough to make one full body treatment Lemon Head Sugar Body Scrub This recipe is both cleansing and detoxifying Lemon is very detoxifying to the body and will also help brighten the skin Ingredients 1 2 cup sugar 10 drops lemon oil or 1 2 a lemon freshly squeezed and 1 cup olive jojoba or almond oil Mix all ingredients together Apply to your body by starting at the feet and working your way up Massage in a circular motion then shower it off This recipe is enough to make one full body treatment Facial Cleanser Ingredients white or brown sugar your favorite facial cleanser witch hazel and water Using your favorite daily facial soap an easy inexpensive facial scrub can be made by adding sugar Simply add a teaspoon of either white sugar or brown sugar and massage it gently on your facial skin Rinse with cool water and spritz your face with a 1 2 witch hazel and 1 2 water mixture Sugar is a natural and inexpensive way to include alpha hydroxy acids in your skincare program It produces glycolic acid an alpha hydroxy acid which is included in many skincare product lines Today pricey beauty products that include sugar or alpha hydroxy acid can be created inexpensively right at your kitchen table You can experience all of the benefits without the inflated price Danielle Sims explored her library of alternative health herbal books and aromatherapy books and created a blueprint for making her own body wrap formulas at

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  • Grapefruit body scrub
    C grapefruit contains that stimulates the production of collagen To an extent it is believed to be a detoxifying agent More great scrubs Glycerin body scrub Sugar body scrub and more body scrub recipes Grapefruit Sugar Scrub Ingredients 1 1 2 cups white table sugar 8 drops grapefruit essential oil 2 drops red food coloring optional 1 4 cup jojoba oil 1 4 cup liquid castile soap Preparation Place sugar into a large bowl and stir to break up any clumps Add the essential oil Add one or two drops of red food coloring if you d like it pink Mix very well to make sure the color is evenly dispersed Add the jojoba oil and Castile soap next a little at a time stirring after each addition Mix well and the pour into clean container To use stand in the tub or shower and massage the sugar scrub onto your skin from head to toe Rinse Inhale Smile Courtesy of www SpaIndex com Return from grapefruit body 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

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  • Glycerin body scrub recipe - A perfect skin moisturizer
    acts as preservative Use small amounts when scrubbing the nose being careful not to irritate or get it in the eyes Scrub elbows hands knees and feet Rinse in warm water pat dry and apply your favorite lotion afterward If you liked this glycerin body scrub recipe you might like Brown sugar and strawberry sugar scrub Avocado and kernel oil body scrub More homemade body scrub recipes MOISTURIZING BODY SCRUB Ingredients 1 2 cup liquid glycerin 1 2 cup water 2 1 2 to 3 cups sugar or salt white sugar brown sugar or table salt 1 teaspoon solid coconut butter or solid coconut oil 6 drops of essential oil of your choice or combine several not to exceed 6 drops Preparation Combine glycerin water and one cup of sugar or table salt until the salt sugar has mostly dissolved Add the remainder of the sugar salt until you have a rather pasty mixture at a consistency you prefer Meanwhile melt the coconut butter or oil in a small container in your microwave MELT but do not overheat Stir the melted coconut oil into your sugar mixture and stir well Last add the six drops of essential oils of your choice stirring to blend Melt and add more coconut butter or oil to reach your desired consistency Transfer your mixture to an airtight container or jar and cool until slightly thickened Use as an after shower or after bath moisturizing body scrub The following glycerin body scrub recipe is courtesy of www spaindex com Would you like to learn how to make your own natural skin care recipes Let me share with you a great resource I refer to often Ready to start making your own natural skin recipes A great resource for beginners and pros alike Jane Church s

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  • Homemade body scrub recipes
    Coffee body scrub recipes Recently ground coffee has been recognized as an excellent way to treat and prevent cellulite Use it in any body scrub that contains oatmeal add a tablespoon or so Apparently it increases the circulation of the underlying skin layers and distributes clusters of fat that give the skin the orange skin appearance Ingredients 2 cups of ground coffee 1 2 cup of sugar or sea salt 2 3 tablespoons of massage oil of your choice Preparation Mix all the ingredients Start off by taking a quick warm shower Then start applying the scrub gently massaging the skin Rinse off with luke warm water Orange body scrub Ingredients 1 cup dried orange peel 1 cup of cooked oatmeal 1 cup of almonds Preparation Use a blender or food processor to combine all the ingredients To make this mix more like a paste scoop up some and add a few drops of warm water Rub the mix and rinse well when done Poppy seed homemade body scrub Ingredients 1 2 cup of poppy seeds 1 2 cup of olive oil 1 4 teaspoon of orange essential oil Preparation Mix all the ingredients together While taking a shower scoop up some not more than a teaspoon at a time and gently in circular motion distribute the scrub Rinse well and pat dry Salt and baby oil body scrub recipe Mix enough Kosher salt sea salt works well too and baby oil Blend until pasty and apply as described in other scrubs I hope you enjoy these body scrub recipes Would you like to learn how to make your own homemade body scrub recipes Let me share with you a great resource I refer to often Ready to start making your own natural skin recipes A great resource for beginners

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  • Homemade moisturizer for oily and dry skin
    of beeswax grated 2 teaspoons of distilled water 3 tablespoon of sesame oil 2 tablespoon of coconut oil 1 tablespoon of olive oil Preparation Combine beeswax with water and melt over low heat Add cocoa butter and blend Gradually add coconut sesame and olive oil Pour into a glass jar the mix will thicken as it cools down Apply on the body Coconut oil is rich with vitamins and fats that soften the skin Cocoa butter combined with coconut oil protect the skin from wind and cold This moisturizer creates a protective layer on the skin s surface Sesame oil is also a good way to protect from damaging sun rays as it can be used as a natural sun blocker Olive oil moisturizes and smooths the skin Almond oil normal to oily skin lotion Ingredients 1 2 cup of almond oil 2 tablespoons of beeswax grated 1 4 cup of distilled water 1 4 cup of rose water 5 drops of galbanum essential oil 4 drops of rose essential oil Preparation Combine beeswax with distilled water and melt over low heat When It is blended pour it into a blender and blend on low speed While the blender is still running add gradually almond oil rose water and the rest of the essential oils The mix will look like frosting and will slowly thicken as it cools down Pour it into a glass jar and use sparingly This lotion can be used anywhere from 3 5 months as long as it is kept in a cool and dry place More body care tips and recipes Return from moisturizer 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

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