Are you paying for skin care products that are not just damaging to your skin but also to your overall health? You might just be if you are not too careful. Many beauty products including skin care products are laden with harmful chemicals. Numerous of these toxic chemicals have been linked to cancer and other serious healthy problems.
To make sure that no harmful chemical is touching your skin, see to it that you check the ingredient labels of all the skin care products you are using. You should actually always check the labels of any beauty product you use. Some of the toxic chemicals to avoid are Parabens, Phthalates, Perfume and Fragrance.
Another way to avoid these toxic chemicals in skin care products is making your own skin beautifiers. DIY skin care products are quite easy to make. Not only will you be sure that no harmful ingredient is touching your skin, you’re also saving money at the same time! So are you ready to let your hands do DIY skin care products? Here are some great recipes for the skin!
Homemade Skin Care Products
- Oatmeal Mask
Combine half a cup of cooked oatmeal, 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of Argan oil. See to it that you mix well all these ingredients. Once done, apply to your face and leave the oatmeal mask on for about 15 minutes.
- Green Moisturizer
It’s not just because of the green color of avocado that we call it a green moisturizer, it’s because it does not have any chemicals that would harm your skin or your health! Green is the color of love from Mother Nature. It’s so easy to use avocado as your moisturizer. Simply buy a ripe avocado, peel it and remove the skin then mash the flesh. Apply on your skin to give it a full on moisture rush. Leave the avocado on your skin for about 15 minutes then rinse off using lukewarm water then pat your skin dry.Avocado skin contains most of its moisturizing oils. If you want to take advantage of the avocado skin’s moisturizing prowess, just rub the inner layers of the avocado skin on your face and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat the skin dry.
It’s not just skin care products that you can whip up at home! You can also make DIY hair care products! Here are great recipes!
Homemade Hair Care Products
- Honey Conditioner
Give your hair the moisture it needs! Combine honey, egg and mayonnaise. Mix them well together and apply to your hair. This homemade natural conditioner will give your locks life, smoothness and shine!
- Avocado Conditioner
Mash one avocado and mix in coconut milk. Mix well until you arrive at a thick consistency. Simply comb through your locks, leave it on for about 15 minutes and rinse off.
- Vinegar for Added Shine
Simply rinse your hair with vinegar so your locks get an extra shine! If you are suffering from dandruff, vinegar would also help get rid of the flakes.
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