Do you know that Cleopatra loved clay, so did Nefertiti and it’s no secret that a clay can be a great one of the best pick-me-ups for the skin. Considered an important medicinal and cosmetic tool, clay, is now becoming increasingly popular as a rediscovered treatment for several skincare conditions. Doctors day clays conditions and […]
Olive oil When it comes to strategies for natural dry skin care, then olive oil is an amazing multitasker. It instantly grooms dry cuticles, works wonders on hands and elbows, removes makeup, and soothes and conditions itchy, dry skin all over the body. For example, when your skin feels extra parched, you can dab a […]
Exfoliate your face and give it a healthy glow with an all natural tomato scrub. This is one of the simplest beauty recipes ever: slice a tomato in half, cover in sugar or salt, then use the piece of tomato as a scrubber to gently exfoliate your face.
Many store-bought lotions and creams contain petroleum jelly, a crude oil byproduct. In fact, Vaseline, a favorite moisturizer for many folks during the winter, is made of petroleum jelly. Luckily, you don’t need to support big oil just to moisturize your skin! Pure coconut oil is the perfect natural alternative to petroleum jelly.
A sugar scrub is perfect to exfoliating add moisturizing those dry knees and elbows, and it’s easy as pie towhip up your own, custom-scented sugar scrub!!! What you need. Just combine two parts sugar with one part olive /coconut oi/sesame oil (sesame oil is good during the winder time)l along with 20-30 drops of your […]
Most rose water you purchase is not pure rose water but synthetic oil with water and preservatives added to it. Pure rose water is made by distilling water of roses and can also be used to flavor foods such as rice pudding and pastries. You can make about a quart of high quality rose water […]
I have been using shea butter as a lip balm for a while, also a bit in my soaps. And actually even didn’t know how and out of what butter was made. So I sit down one day and did my research in Google. Shea butter coming from Ghana, it is a country in Africa […]
Recently, I had noticed the positive effect of sesame oil on my skin, so I have looked in my fav book and see what I have found. Sesame seeds are a rejuvenative tonic for Vata constitution and for the bones and teeth. The black seeds are as they contain higher amounts of solar energy. A […]
Dear Zoya, Recipes for the care of the body can be found dating back many centuries. Even before recipes were recorded by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, people would have been well acquainted with ways of looking after themselves by using the indigenous flowers, barks and plants in their environment. It is only relatively […]
I really enjoy oats in the mornings because they make me feel toasty warm and full. Also remind me of my country and childhood. On top of that recently I found out that oats are actually considered to be one of nature’s most fabulous aphrodisiacs. Really? I am not sure about sexual aspects, however oats […]