Home Skin Care Recipe

Are you interested in improving your appearance, at least skinwise?Everyone loves to make their skin smooth and silky.

Here are 5 Home Skin Care Recipe that will achieve your goal

Almond Oil Wrinkle Cream

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1 tbs. of an infusion of comfrey leaves… OR…

1 tbs. of a decoction of comfrey roots

1 tbs. lanolin

2 tsp. sweet almond oil

2 tsp. water

2 tsp. cod liver oil

Melt lanolin and almond oil in a double boiler. Add water and allow to cool. Mix in cod liver oil and comfrey. Apply gently to face and rinse off after 5 to 10 minutes. This is a rich moisturizer that boosts the water-holding capacity of your skin and helps plump out wrinkled areas.Infusion: This is a beverage made like tea, by pouring boiled water over plants and steeping to extract the active ingredients. The normal amounts are about 1/2 to 1 ounce of plant to one pint of boiled water. You should let the mixture steep for 5 to 10 minutes, covered, and strain the infusion into a cup. Decoction: This preparation allows you to extract primarily the mineral salts and bitter principles rather than vitamins and volatile ingredients.The normal amounts are about 1/2 ounce plant to 1 cup water. Bring ingredients to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for up to 4 minutes.Remove from heat and steep the mixture with the cover on the pot for a few minutes.

Apple- pear nighttime wrinkle lotion

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1 tsp apple juice

1 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp lime juice

2 Tbsp buttermilk

1TBSP rosemary leaves

1/4 pear

2 egg whites

Blend all ingredients on medium speed for 30 seconds Using a cotton ball, dab mixture on areas around the eyes and wherever wrinkles have developed. Let dry, then rinse with warm water. Use no more than 3 times a week.Follow with a moisturizer. Cover and refrigerate immediately, discard after 4 days.


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5 drops almond oil

3 ripe avocado slices

Blend almond oil into avocado. Dab around eyes and leave on for 5 minutes.Rinse.

Beeswax Hand Cream

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¼ cup beeswax

¼ cup almond oil

¼ cup honey

1 tablespoon bee pollen

¼ cup Vaseline petroleum jelly

¼ cup glycerin

2 tablespoons liquid lecithin

Melt the beeswax and petroleum jelly together over a double boiler. Add the remaining ingredients and heat for 4 to 5 minutes until the mixture is smooth and heated. Pour into a container while still hot since it will harden as it cools. Makes about 1¼ cups.


Almond Rosewater Body Lotion


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1/4 cup rosewater (can be purchased at some health food stores or pharmacies, also carried at most middle-eastern or indian specialty groceries or specialty cooking stores such as Williams-Sonoma)

1/4 cup glycerin

2 tbs. witch hazel

1 tbs. almond oil

Mix together rosewater and glycerin. Add witch hazel and almond oil. Stir completely to dissolve. Pour into a pretty bottle. Recipe for rosewater: To prepare rosewater, first gather fresh rose blossoms; do this during the morning, after the dew has evaporated. Place the petals in a glass, stainless steel, or enamel saucepan and cover them with distilled water. Weigh the floating petals down with a heat-resistant glass dish. Place the pan over low heat and allow the pot to release steam for at least an hour. You should begin to see drops of rose oil floating on the surface of the water. Do not allow the water to boil. When the water has taken on a rosy hue, feels thick and soft, and shows evidence of rose oil on its surface, strain the liquid through a tea strainer, using your fingers to press all the liquid from the petals. Store in refrigerator. Rosewater may be used as a skin toner; just apply to the face with a cotton ball. Important Notes: NEVER use rose petals that have been sprayed with any kind of pesticide for making rosewater!! Consider using only enough distilled water to cover the rose petals. Otherwise, the solution becomes more dilute. Please remember to use only the petals, not the sepals, stamens, or green foliated bracket holding the petals in their grouping.




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