The following are a few fun and easy natural concoctions we can make to nurture our skin and bodies all natural and chemical FREE!
Honey-Avocado Invigorating and Revitalizing Hair Treatment (Makes 1 application):
1 medium avocado — peeled and stoned 2 tablespoons honey
• Mash together the ingredients in a small bowl. • Massage into hair. • Leave for 20-30 minutes. • Wash hair as usual.
Tightening/Toning Lemon Egg White Mask (Makes 1 application):
Juice from 1/2 a lemon (strained) 1 egg white
• Beat together the egg white and lemon juice for 3 minutes. • Apply directly to your face, avoiding the eyes. • Leave on for 30 minutes. • Rinse off with warm water.
Vegetable Oil Nail Strengthener (Makes 20-30 applications):
2 tsp castor oil 2 tsp salt 1 tsp wheat germ oil
• Pour all ingredients into a sealable bottle. • Before each use shake well. • Rub a small amount of the mixture onto your nails. • Leave on for 3-5 minutes. • Wipe off with a cotton pad.
End-of-Day Foot Spa (Good for one home pedicure):
1/2 cup Epsom salts Essential oils of your choice (Mana brand are really affordable. Doterra oils are really high grade)
• Fill either a footbath, wash basin or your bath tub to ankle height with warm water. • Dissolve 1/2 cup Epsom salts in the warm water and add the essential oil of your choice (lavender, rose, sandalwood are relaxing oils, while orange and eucalyptus are uplifting) • Soak for 10-15 minutes. • Pat dry and moisturize.
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