Friday, April 17, 2015

Homemade organic skin and body care book.

With so many of us being allergic or sensitive to the harsh ingredients found in beauty products these days. Having a mine of information and recipes is a must. From the very first chapter of Homemade skin and body care, it gives you a wealth of recipes and practical information on how to make , skin rubs, bath fiz bombs and my favourite, rosemary hair shampoo! A very practical guide, easy to follow and easily explained recipes, most of the products you have in your larder at home. Or with a short trip to your local health store you will find these recipes come to life very quickly indeed. For example... I have tried this one... And it's a winner! The after smell of the apple cider vinegar gave my hair a great fresh feeling. Balancing Herb and Vinegar Rinse To restore your pH balance and remove residue build-up in your hair, try this interchangeable herbal recipe
. Ingredients: • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar • 2 cups herbal infusion (to make an infusion bring 2 cups water to a boil, remove from heat and pour over herbs. Steep for 15-20 minutes and let cool) Herbs to use: For dark hair - parsley To darken graying hair - sage For bringing out highlights in lighter-colored hair - chamomile Directions: Choose the herb of choice according to your hair color. After the infusion has cooled, add it to the apple cider vinegar. After shampooing, massage about a ½ cup or more of the mixture into your hair, being sure to apply it from the roots to the ends. May be rinsed with warm water followed by a cool rinse, or simply left on. The smell of vinegar will disappear once your hair is dry. Recommended as a once per week treatment. Tip: Apple cider vinegar by itself makes a great wash for acne. If you have sensitive ©Carmen Reeves Also tried this one... (I have a thermomix machine so am able to ground the cinnamon sticks so its fresh.) Sweet Cinnamon Lip Scrub Using brown sugar and spicy cinnamon, this homemade formula is a delicious way to exfoliate dry skin and plump up your pout. Ingredients: • ¼ cup brown sugar • 1 Tablespoon almond oil • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
The directions are in the book.... Go Ahead and try it.. A s you can see, this book is well worth having handy. I had most of the ingredients in my home, but if you haven't,it's easy to get what you need. Good luck and happy reading... This book is available on Amazon....
Enjoy ....

1 comment:

  1. what a super book! I do love reading your blogs :)

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