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10 DIY Natural Cosmetics for Glowing Skin

10 DIY Natural Cosmetics for Glowing Skin

Face masks and facial cleansers are vital for improving the health of your skin. They give you a spa-like experience from the comfort of home.



We’ve selected 10 of our favorite DIY natural cosmetics and face masks for you to enjoy:



1. Lavender Facial Cleanser


An effective way to clean your skin, leaving it refreshed and revitalized. Lavender’s aroma is also known to have stress-relieving effects.


Ingredients:


¼ cup (25g) Ground almonds


¼ cup (20g) White Kaolin clay


1tsp (10.5g) Lavender infused honey


20 drops Rose water (or homemade rose infusion)


¼ tsp dried Lavender flowers


20 drops Lavender essential oil


Get directions HERE.


Credit to Lovely Greens for this excellent cleanser.



2. Cucumber and Sage Face Mask


Helps to tighten your skin while removing impurities.


Ingredients:


2/3 cup sage leaves


½ cucumber (peeled and chopped)


1 teaspoon of lemon (or lime) juice


2 egg whites



Get directions HERE.


Thanks to Marsha Fenwick for this effective face mask.



3. Basil Face Wash


Cleanses your pores, giving your skin a brighter complexion.


Ingredients:


20-30 Fresh Basil Leaves

Organic plain yogurt (optional)

Distilled water


Get directions HERE.


Credit to Beauty Banter for this great face wash.



4. Lemon Balm & Mint Face Mask


Soothes your skin and helps prevent pimples with a refreshing minty aroma.


Ingredients:


1/4 cup fresh mint (Mentha) chopped

1/4 cup fresh lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) chopped

1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

1/3 cup rolled oatmeal

1 small banana (mashed)


Get directions HERE.


Thanks to Pioneer Thinking for this excellent natural cosmetic.



5. Fresh Parsley Face Mask


For softer, healthier looking skin.


Ingredients:


1/2 cup of chopped fresh parsley


2 Tablespoons of apple cider vinegar


3 Tablespoons of plain yogurt


Get directions HERE.


Credit to Power of Positivity for this simple and effective face mask.



6. Rosemary Facial Toner


An easy, effective way to brighten and tone your skin.


Ingredients:


2 cups of water 


2 sprigs of fresh rosemary 


3 tbsp apple cider vinegar


Get directions HERE.


Thanks to Homemade for Elle for this great recipe.



7. Herbal Facial Steam


An easy way to hydrate your skin and boost circulation


Ingredients:


Lavender


Eucalyptus leaves


Rosemary leaves


Geranium oil


Dried or fresh rose


Citrus peels


Get directions HERE.


Credit to Molly Sims for this easy and effective recipe.



8. All Natural Lip Balm


A perfect, natural way to treat and prevent chapped lips.


Ingredients:


1 cup of olive or almond oil


1 teaspoon echinacea root (optional)


1 teaspoon comfrey leaf 


1 teaspoon plantain leaf (herb, not banana)


1 teaspoon calendula flowers


1 teaspoon yarrow flowers


1 teaspoon rosemary leaf


1/4 cup beeswax pastilles


grapefruit seed extract or vitamin E oil


peppermint essential oil


5-10 drops of peppermint essential oil (optional)


Get directions HERE.


Credit to WellnessMama for this really useful recipe.



9. Sage and Blackberry Scrub


Ideal for cleansing and removing toxins from oily skin.


Ingredients:


3 cups white sugar


1/3 cup coconut oil


8 to 12 large sage leaves


1/2 cup blackberries


Get directions HERE.


Credit to Suburbia Unwrapped for this unique recipe.



10. Thyme Face Toner


An effective, natural way to keep acne at bay. Very easy to make and will help to tighten your skin.


Ingredients:


Fresh or dried Thyme


Witch hazel


Get directions HERE.


Credit to Say Not Sweet Anne for this great recipe.



Have fun trying these face masks for amazing looking skin. As with any natural cosmetics, please remember to check with your health care provider first if you’re uncertain about any reactions you may have to ingredients listed in these recipes.


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