Homemade Skin Care Recipes

Homemade Skin Care Recipes

Try these homemade skin care recipes for your skin

Not only are homemade skin care recipes easy and fun to make, but they are also safer for your skin due to the fact that they are free of harmful preservatives, additives and toxins that can be found in most over the counter products available in drug stores. For those with dry skin, here is a simple sugar scrub that only takes a few minutes to make and will leave your skin feeling luxurious: take a tablespoon of sugar and mix in a bowl with a few drops of olive oil until you form a creamy paste, then massage into your skin and rinse off with warm water. If you are more of the salt scrub type, feel free to substitute kosher salt for sugar in the recipe. Another relaxing recipe is a rose mask, which is ideal for combination skin. Mix a tablespoon of rose water with a spoonful of plain yogurt and honey, then crush in a few rose petals and use immediately, leaving on skin for ten minutes. Read 9 Perfect For Spring Homemade Skin Care Recipes for a list of more homemade skin care recipes to treat your skin to.

If you are looking for more of an anti aging treatment for your skin, here is a recipe for a firming mask: take one whole egg and beat lightly in a bowl, slowly mixing in half a tablespoon of vitamin E oil and plain yogurt. Massage the mixture into your face and neck, leave on for twenty minutes then rinse with warm water. Another great combination is apple and honey (known for its healing benefits). Grate a whole apple into a fine pulp then stir in four tablespoons of honey and use immediately. Check out At Home Fixes For Skin Care Emergencies for homemade skin care recipes that will remedy everything from pimples to bug bites.

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