Beauty Tips : Cosmetics made at home

There are a number of boutiques that sell natural beauty ingredients allowing you to fabricate your own cosmetic products. This is obviously the best way to keep tabs on what goes into them and what goes onto your body.

Before applying your home-made cosmetics, it’s important to test them 24hours before general use; we suggest putting a small sample behind the ear to ensure you won’t suffer from any allergies or burning elsewhere.

Dry Shampoing:

  • Corn starch
  • White clay for fair hair, Rhassoul clay for dark hair.
  • One bowl

In your bowl, mix together equal measures of white clay and starch. Once evenly mixed, sprinkle it delicately over the roots of your hair.

Wait 3 minutes and then massage your scalp with the tips of your fingers. Then brush your hair meticulously to get rid of any residue.

A detox face-mask:

  • 1 organic avocado
  • 1 tsp. of organic honey
  • ½ lemon juice
  • ½ organic yogurt

Crush the avocado skin and mix it with a teaspoon of honey and lemon juice. Add the yogurt and beat until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

Apply the mixture to cleansed and dried skin. Leave it on for 10 minutes and rinse.

A purifying face mask:

  • 1/2 lemon
  • organic honey
  • granulated sugar

Cut the lemon in half and put a teaspoon of honey over the rind. Sprinkle it with fine sugar, then make circles over the areas of your face you wish to treat, leaving the mask for 1 minute. Rinse thoroughly with fresh water.

A sanitising mask:

  • toothpaste
  • organic fine salt
  • 1 bowl

In the bowl,  put a teaspoon of toothpaste and a teaspoon of fine salt. Mix together with a little warm water.

Apply the mixture over the nose and chin and let it stand for 10 minutes before massaging the area with wetted fingers. Rinse your skin with lukewarm water.

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