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Homemade beauty products

Even though there is a wide range of beauty products on the market today, the fact is that people can easily prepare some in the comfort of their own home. For those who are interested in this, numerous recipes are available on the Internet, and if judging by the number of visits to these pages, it seems that people turn to the natural products more and more, particularly to those that are self-made. The truth is that making these beauty products can even be fun, and as far as benefits are concerned, these products are equally effective as those that require spending a lot of money. For those who are new at this, a few recipes on how to make good facial toners and mask are about to be given.

Recipes for facial toners

Cucumber and honey are the ingredients that a facial toner can consists of. All it takes is to mix a juice of a half of cucumber and a teaspoon of honey. In order to make the juice, the cucumber needs to be peeled of and blended, and the puree needs to be poured through the sieve in order to get clear juice, to which honey should be added. This toner has to be stored in the refrigerator and it should not be used for more than a week. Before applying it to the face, the container in which it is held should be shaken. Another toner can be made of half a lemon, distilled water and witch hazel. It is made and used in a similar manner.

Recipes for facial creams

Fresh ginger is a perfect ingredient for a skin crème, and besides one piece of it, it also takes a teaspoon of sesame oil, apricot kernel oil, vitamin E oil and less than half a cup of cocoa butter. The ginger should be grated and then squeezed in order to get the juice, and together with all other ingredients it should be heated in the oven until the cocoa butter melts and blends with the oils. It should be stored in a cool and dry place, in a clean container.

A night crème can be made of a tablespoon of sunflower, almond and lavender oil and 3 tablespoons of lanolin. Lanolin needs to be melt first, which is usually done in a separate bowl placed over another one with boiling water, and then all oils except for the lavender should be added. After these ingredients are mixed, the mixture should be cooled and beaten as it thickens. Only then lavender should be added.

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