Savvy womens Magazine

Home Made Skin Care Products

For normal skin

Normal skin is finely textured and smooth to touch.  It generally doesn't shine, develop flaky patches or spots.

To retain healthy and vibrant normal skin, try one of our home made skin care products.

Cleanser

2 tblspns half-and-half
1/4 potato (scrubbed but not peeled)
2 tblspns coconut milk
1 tblspn baking soda
2 tblspns honey
1/2 cucumber (do not peel)
2 tspns maple extract

Blend all the ingredients together in a blender on low speed until smooth.  Moisten skin and apply mixture massaging it into the skin.   Rinse with warm water followed by cool water.

Facial Toner

1/4 cup vodka
1 tspn lemon juice
1/4 cup witch hazel
1/4 cup chopped cucumber (do not peel)
1/4 tspn chopped mint leaves
1 tspn coconut extract
1 tspn almond extract
1 cup water

Mix all the ingredients together in a blender on low speed for 45 seconds.  Strain mixture through a coffee filter or paper towel.  Pour the liquid into a small cosmetic bottle and apply to face with a cottonwool pad.

Moisturizing Mask

2 avocadoes (pitted and peeled)
1/2 apricot (pitted)
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup wheat germ
1 tspn coconut oil
1 tspn honey
1 tspn almond extract
1 tspn banana extract
1 egg white

Mix all the ingredients together in a blender on low speed for 1 minute or until smooth.  After first cleansing skin, apply mask evenly on face and leave on for 15 minutes.  Rinse off with warm water.

 

Rub your knees and elbows with the inside skin of an avocado.  The abrasive texture exfoliates while the avocado oils soften dry skin.