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Save money and have fun making a myriad of beauty products for your skin, from moisturizers to exfoliants. This page contains recipes for making skin care products.

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many Marigold flowers

Marigold Cleanser RecipeDried marigold flowers, almond oil, and a few drops of rose water are all you need to make a wonderful skin cleanser. This page contains a marigold cleanser recipe.

 

Moisturizing Lavender Body Scrub - adding more sugar to create a stiffer texture as shown in maker's hand

Moisturizing Lavender Body ScrubThis is a great moisturizing scrub! Plus it smells great;). It can be used anytime and it is excellent for pampering yourself at home. I usually use it right after I shave to soothe my skin (I have very sensitive skin and this is wonderful for it!)

 

Woman Applying Suntan Lotion

Homemade Suntan LotionYou can make a version of sunblock mixing zinc oxide, beeswax, and various oils such as olive or coconut. You will not achieve the higher SPF values found in many commercial products however. This is a page about homemade suntan lotion.

 

Hands massaging a sugar scrub into feet

Strawberry Foot ExfoliantThis is a page about making strawberry foot exfoliant. Smooth out rough callouses on your feet with an exfoliant made from strawberries and other ingredients.

 

Cold Cream

Cold Cream RecipesThis page contains cold cream recipes. An inexpensive skin moisturizer and makeup remover can be made at home with common ingredients.

 

Woman Applying Avocado Beauty Mask

Avocado Beauty TreatmentsThis page contains avocado beauty treatments. A delicious tree fruit that can be beneficial as a conditioning skin therapy.

 

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Facial Astringent

Facial Astringent RecipesThis page contains facial astringent recipes. Astringents are used to refine and improve the appearance of skin pores. You can buy this beauty aid or make your own and save money.

 

Skin Brightener Recipes

Homemade Skin Brightener RecipesThis page contains homemade skin brightener recipes. You can create your own skin brightener formula at home using ingredients you may already have.

 

Homemade Body Scrub

Homemade Body Scrub RecipesThis page is about homemade body scrubs. Outstanding exfoliates don't have to be expensive when formulated at home.

 

Woman tanning next to a pool.

Homemade Tanning Oil RecipesThis page contains homemade tanning oil recipes. Using tanning oil can enhance your tan when you lay out or use a tanning bed. You don't need to buy the expensive oil at the store if you make your own at home.

 

Woman applying acne cream to her face.

Homemade Acne Cream RecipesThis page contains homemade acne cream recipes. Acne is a common skin condition that many people struggle with. Acne creams can be quite expensive, making homemade acne cream can help save you money.

 

Photo of pink rose pedals.

Making Rose WaterThis is a page about making rose water. Rose water has some mild astringent qualities that can be used when making homemade beauty products, like skin toner. It also has a wonderful scent.

 

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Making Your Own Skin Care Products?I've got oily skin in the t-zone. I don't have a lot of money to buy certain toners, cleansers, and moisturizers. I really want to start taking care of my skin better. Do you know of any homemade remedies that could replace all three of these things? Thanks.

 

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Making a Manuka Honey Facial?How do you make a Manuka honey facial?

 

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Recipe for Treating Dry Sun Damaged Skin?I'm after a recipe for an exfoliant and bleach treatment. It must be a user-friendly and home-made beauty product for my face, neck, and upper chest area.

 

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Uses for Avocado Skins?Are their any uses for avocado skin? Is it harmful at all? I've thought about blending the skin and using it as some sort of facial or skin scrub, but I'm skeptical on whether it's beneficial or not. Thanks!

 

Homemade Skin OilI have come to the conclusion that I will try whenever possible to only put things on my skin that I would actually eat. I learned the hard way that those things that touch your skin in your water or lotion, etc. will go right through your skin and affect your health.

 

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Exfoliate with Sugar and LotionThe other day, I really wanted to exfoliate my skin. So I took a couple of tablespoons of granulate sugar, and my favorite body lotion, and I just squeezed enough in my hand to put on my legs.

 

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Grape Juice Skin Recipe?There is a beauty recipe on this site that uses actual grape juice. Not the recipe where you use the grapes themselves, but grape juice like you buy in the grocery store. Can anyone help, please? Thanks!

 

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Recipe For Sugar Body Scrub?Does anyone have a sugar body scrub recipe?

 

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Real Fruit Scrubs?I would really like to make some scrubs out of "real fruit" such as bananas, strawberries, papaya, etc. Can these type of scrubs be preserved and how? And will it actually scent the scrub or would it be to faint?

 

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The Cosmetic Uses of Herbs for Beauty and HealthComfrey is an herb that used to be known as a cure all for many ailments. Commonly known as knit-bone, because in medieval times the root would be moistened and applied to broken bones to set a plaster for healing.

 

Cocoa Butter Cream Moisturizer Recipe - jar of cream

Cocoa Butter CreamThis all natural moisturizer smells as good as it works. I had dry patches on my face for weeks, the morning after using this they were gone. This is first and foremost a face lotion. Yet it also works wonders on any other area of your body, hands, elbows, etc. A little goes a long way.

 

Homemade Body Scrubs and Wraps

Homemade Body Scrubs and WrapsBody wraps are a good way to release stress and toxins from the body. They can cost upwards of $300.00 for a good professional wrap. But, I am here to tell you that you can save lots of money doing it yourself.

 

Moisturizing Lavender Body Scrub - adding more sugar to create a stiffer texture as shown in maker's hand

Moisturizing Lavender Body ScrubThis is a great moisturizing scrub! Plus it smells great;). It can be used anytime and it is excellent for pampering yourself at home. I usually use it right after I shave to soothe my skin (I have very sensitive skin and this is wonderful for it!)

 

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Using Sugar and Olive Oil Scrub?I use a loofah to scrub my dry skin off and then I start with a sugar and olive oil scrub. How many times may I do this?

 

Making Rose Water - pots with roses

Making Rose Water?These are my Dark Desire roses. I went out this evening after a good rain. There was a blanket if rose petals on the ground. That put me to thinking. A little later on in the season, I'm going to be able to go out and pickup at least a peck bucket of petals from this highly perfumed rose and make some rose water.

 

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Homemade Suntan Lotion?I read in a book about making your own sun tan lotion. We all know how expensive it can be to purchase at the store. I was wondering if anyone knows the recipe for it? Is it really safe to use, or am I better off paying for it at the store? Thank you so much!

 

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Home Remedy for Blackheads?What is the easiest way to get rid of black heads?

 

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Translating the Names of Essential Oils from Turkey?I went on holiday to Turkey last September. I bought some essential oils from a shop that was recommended. The problem is I have lost the translation for them even though the shopkeeper was English.

 

Homemade Rose Water?Can you tell me how to make rose water at home?

 

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