8 home-made cosmetics that work better than many ready-made creams and masks
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8 home-made cosmetics that work better than many ready-made creams and masks

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To make your own face cream or mask, you don’t need to have a real lab at home! Some of the ingredients you are sure to have in your kitchen, and others you can easily buy at the drugstore or pharmacy. Check what you will need to start creating your own cosmetics!

Activated charcoal mask

Recently, quite a few products containing activated charcoal have appeared on the cosmetic market. This chemical compound has strong cleansing properties that will help acne-prone skin get rid of blackheads and other impurities

Prepare:

  • 2-3 capsules of activated charcoal,
  • a teaspoon of natural yogurt.

Mix the ingredients, apply to your face, and then wash off after 15 minutes.

Masque with apple and honey

For cleansing the skin, a mask with apple and honey will be perfect – it brightens discoloration, removes dead skin, moisturizes and soothes inflammation

Prepare:

  • a medium-sized apple,
  • a tablespoon of natural honey,
  • a tablespoon of natural yogurt,
  • spoon of ground oatmeal

Grate the peeled apple on a fine mesh grater and squeeze out the excess juice. Add honey, yogurt and flakes. Apply the mixture to your face for 15 minutes and then wash it off with warm water

Parsley mask

This mask also has a pore-cleansing effect, as well as a toning and refreshing effect.

Prepare:

  • half a bunch of chopped parsley,
  • 2 tablespoons of minced cottage cheese or natural homogenized cheese.

Mix all the ingredients. Leave the mask on your face for 15-20 minutes. Wipe off with a tissue or towel, then rinse with warm water

Turmeric Mask

Turmeric mask is ideal for people who want to soothe inflammation, unify skin tone, get rid of blemishes, and at the same time also prevent wrinkles

Prepare:

  • 2 teaspoons of honey,
  • a pinch of turmeric,
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice,
  • ½ teaspoon of olive oil, grape seed oil or sunflower oil,
  • 3 teaspoons of natural yogurt.

Mix honey, turmeric, yogurt and lemon juice. Apply to the face and wash off after 20 minutes. Pat the oil into dry skin and massage it into your face. Remove any excess with a cotton pad

Oatmeal face scrub

This delicate scrub has a soothing effect on inflammation. It will work great for combination, oily and acne-prone skin.

Prepare:

  • 3 teaspoons of ground oatmeal,
  • 1 teaspoon of honey,
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil, linseed oil or grape seed oil,
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.

Mix all the ingredients, then apply to your face, massaging lightly. Wash off with warm water

Moisturizing Face Cream-Base

This moisturizing cream will work for all skin types. Since it does not contain preservatives, store it in the refrigerator and use it within 2-3 weeks.

Prepare:

  • 2 g unrefined shea butter,
  • 6 g of fractionated coconut oil,
  • 5 g of natural oil emulsifier,
  • 25 ml of orange blossom hydrolate,
  • a beaker,
  • spatula.

Combine the shea butter, coconut oil and olive emulsifier together in a water bath. Heat the orange blossom hydrolate and slowly add the previously dissolved products to it. Pour the finished cream into a jar

Cream for special tasks

This cream can be used in many different ways. It will work great as a hand cream, a protective lipstick or a cream to protect the ends of your hair.

Prepare:

  • shea butter,
  • beeswax.

Prepare the above ingredients in a 1:1 ratio and mix in a water bath. Pour the resulting mixture into a jar and leave it in the fridge overnight

Homemade deodorant

Natural deodorants allow you to get rid of bad smell

Prepare:

  • 3 tablespoons of shea butter,
  • half a tablespoon of potato starch,
  • 6 tablespoons of coconut oil,
  • 1.5 tablespoons of baking soda,
  • 4 drops of essential oil (optional).

Melt the butter and oil in a water bath, and when they become liquid, add the potato starch and baking soda. Mix everything well. Pour the mixture into a jar, add essential oil and leave in the fridge overnight.

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