Why rely on store-bought, manmade products when mother nature provided us with honey? Besides, it’s guaranteed to sweeten your mood! Here’s what you need: 1 cup sweet almond oil (light olive or sesame oil may be substituted) 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup liquid soap (plain or flower scented) 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Here’s what you […]
Here’s what you need: 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 cup mineral oil Here’s what you do: Mix and place in a bottle. Store in refrigerator.
Revive your chapped and blistered skin with the natural ingredients of avocado and egg. Proteins and oils nourish, rice bran exfoliates, and evening primrose offers gamma linolenic acids, essential for healthy hair, skin and nails. Here’s what you need: 1/4 to 1/2 mashed fresh avocado 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon rice bran […]
Wake up your complexion with this nutrient-rich avocado facial mask. Time to get messy in the kitchen! The heavy cream makes the mask rich and creamy while lavishing it with protein and lactic acid, which gently helps unhinge dead skin cells. Loaded with vitamins and anti-oxidants, carrots have anti-inflammatory properties that promote repair of skin […]
This fragrant, healing bath soothes, relaxes and restores aching muscles. Here’s what you need: 8 cups water 1 cup juniper needles and berries (or pine fir or spruce) 1 handful (7 to 8) eucalyptus leaves 1/2 cup dried wintergreen leaves 1/2 cup fresh lavender flowers or leaves 1 teaspoon whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks Peeled […]
Okay, this may not seem luxurious, but when you’re in a pinch, mayo does the trick! Here’s what you need: 1 tablespoon mayonnaise Here’s what you do: Apply a thin layer, massaging lightly in upward circles. Relax for five minutes and rinse.
Do you eyes look like you just stepped out of the boxing ring? Nine out of 10 people have dark circles under their eyes at one time or another, so it’s no wonder that under eye circles are a common beauty complaint. Blame it on everything from lack of sleep or diet deficiencies to allergies, […]
Your dry skin will be cured from the calcium and protein in the heavy cream moisturizer as well as lime, which is used as a mild astringent in this recipe. Here’s what you need: 1 tablespoon heavy cream 1/2 lime Here’s what you do: Place cream into small bowl, squeeze lime juice and mix. Rub […]
Try this mask and your skin and you will immediately know why we call it delicious! Here’s what you need: 1 egg white Here’s what you do: Slather egg white on your face. Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes or until it becomes dry and tight. Rinse with tepid water.
This is the one to go for when you just had to dance until 3 a.m., regardless of your 9 a.m. breakfast date with mom. We understand and we are here to serve you with this quick and easy fix. Here’s what you need: 2 slices of cucumber 2 frosted spoons Here’s what you do: […]
This toner is ideal for normal or slightly oily skin. It will remove any residue, close pores and restore balance to the skin. Here’s what you need: 1 peppermint tea bag 1 cup boiling water 1/4 cup witch hazel 1 tablespoon lemon juice Here’s what you do: Steep tea for 15 minutes. Throw away tea […]
Celebrate spring with a healthy green spa splurge! Spa Treatments Eight Greens Facial and Body Treatment Eight supercharged organic herbs work in harmony to nourish and hydrate skin during this intensely satisfying and quenching treatment. The facial is 50 minutes, $120; the body treatment is 80 minutes, $195 (specially priced starting April 1 for $165). […]