Virtually everyone loves to feel and look beautiful, and with the number of beauty products flying around today, it is only important that you look into the product you use. It is a busy world today, where most people tend to ignore their beauty problems and hop on just any product that promises the best. However, many of these products turn out to have dangerous side effects. These side effects can be avoided by simply switching to homemade organic products.
Homemade Beauty Products To Substitute The Store Bought Ones:
Natural Blackhead Remover
Blackheads are small bumps from accumulated excess oils and dead skin. Many home remedies can remove them. You can try baking powder, by mixing it with water to obtain a paste-like consistency and then apply on your face. You can also combine cinnamon with honey to form a paste. Other options include cooked oatmeal, lemon juice, honey, turmeric and egg whites. Rinse your face after about fifteen minutes of application. Repeat use once or twice a week to remove debris from pores.
You can also make use of charcoal masks or take charcoal tablets to trap toxins in the body and reduce the risk of subsequent blackheads.
Face Pack For Glowing Skin
Face pack for glowing skin will help improve uneven skin tone and make your skin glow. There are different kinds of face packs, some of which include:
Gram flour + raw milk
Papaya + sandalwood powder + aloe vera gel + rosewater
Tomato + sugar
Red clay powder + orange peel powder + turmeric + honey + rosewater
Banana + honey + yogurt + rose water
Oatmeal + sandalwood powder + rosewater
Mix the ingredients of your choice of face pack to form a paste. Apply on your face and let it sit for 10 minutes before rinsing off with warm water.
Natural Teeth Whitener
Apart from brushing after eating, there are other natural ways you can whiten your teeth, some of which include:
Baking soda and hydrogen peroxide
Baking soda and lime juice
Coconut oil pulling
Activated charcoal tablet
Lemon or orange peels
Apple cider vinegar
Strawberries and healthy foods
Homemade Natural Perfume
Everyone wants to smell nice, and that’s possible even with organic products. You can make your natural mist through different ways. The trick for this is to make effective use of essential oils. A quick recipe involving critical oil, glycerin, and filtered water requires you to mix all the ingredients in adequate quantities and put in an empty spray bottle.
Try out the Homemade Woodland perfume Using Essential Oils
Things You Will Need
Spruce essential oil, four drops
Organic Fir Needle essential oil, two drops
Organic Cedarwood essential oil, two drops
Organic Vetiver essential oil, one drop
Organic Bergamot essential oil, one drop
Organic jojoba oil (Carrier Oil) 1/4 Cup
Simply drip all the essential oils into a bottle, mix, and then add the jojoba oil and mix again. You can adjust the measurements to suit your need. Apply this perfume behind your ear, a drop on your neck using a cotton bud.
Charcoal Face Cleanser
Charcoal face cleansers will help pull out impurities on the face naturally. Many face cleaners out there contain harsh chemicals that can damage your skin in the long run. However, with a charcoal face cleanser, you can worry less about that. Activated charcoal is made from carbon-infused with oxygen, and it helps to tighten the pores and smoothen the skin. It also eliminates harmful effects and irritations on the skin.
Homemade Charcoal Cleansing Face Mask
Things You Need
Orange Peel Powder 1 tsp
Sandal Wood Powder 1/2 tsp
Fuller’s Earth 1 tbsp
Aloe Vera Powder 1/2 tsp
Charcoal Tablets 2
Method : Mix all the ingredients and transfer to an air tight container. Keep it away from moisture to increase shelf life of the product.
How To Use
Take 1 tsp of the face mask and mix with clean water to form a paste. Apply a thin layer of the paste all over your face and neck. Allow it to dry and then rinse it off.
Now is the time to substitute your beauty products for daily use with organic products, to reduce your risk of potential side effects. The above homemade examples are just a few ways to get started. The all natural and holistic lifestyle is a long and pleasant journey. Start by making simple products like homemade face mask and Homemade Ubtans, once you get your hands on it you may start getting fancier and try your hands on Homemade Scrubs and Shampoos.
Activated Charcoal is known for its detoxifying properties, it is capable of attracting all the impurities and toxins towards it. This is why it has made a place for itself in the beauty products industry. It is however important to understand that activated charcoal does interfere with the absorption of anything that comes to its contact, and that includes medicines too. If you are on medication for any medical condition you must consult your medical practitioner before using Activated Charcoal, be it internally or externally.
Disclaimer : Recipes shared here are purely for information purpose only.This information is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease, please consult an expert before use.