Sunday, March 16, 2008

Homemade Recipes for Acne

Acne Recipe #1

A handful of marigold leaves.

Just crush the leaves into a moist pulp and apply directly on acne.

Acne Recipe #2

1 teaspoon powdered alum.
1 teaspoon lime juice.
2 tablespoons witch hazel.
4 medium-sized grated cucumbers.
4 egg whites.
1 cube camphor B.P.
10 drops peppermint oil.

Whip the egg whites till they are stiff. Crush the camphor cube. Add the grated cucumbers and the crushed camphor to the egg whites.

Mix well and then add the rest of the ingredients. Apply the cream directly on the acne and leave on for 20-30 minutes. Store the excess cream in a glass jar.

Homemade Hand Lotion Recipe

1/4 pound oatmeal.
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice.
1/2 quart warm water.
1/2 teaspoon diluted ammonia.
1/2 teaspoon olive oil.
1/2 teaspoon rose water.
1/2 teaspoon glycerin.

Leave the oatmeal to soak in warm water overnight. Strain. Then add the other ingredients.

Use on your hands as often as you please.

Store excess in a glass bottle.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Homemade Cleansing Cream Recipe


5 tablespoons almond oil.
10 grams white wax.
20 grams lanolin.
1 tablespoon rose water.
2-3 drops of your favorite flower essence.


Melt the white wax and lanolin over indirect heat. Slowly add the rose water and almond oil, stirring as you add.

Remove from heat and allow to cool. Add the flower essence. Store in glass jar.

To cleanse your face, massage it well before wiping off with face tissue or cotton wool.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Homemade Cleansing Masks Recipes

Homemade Cleansing Masks Recipe #1

2 tablespoons oatmeal.
Buttermilk or cucumber juice.

Mix the ingredients together to make a smooth paste. Apply over face, avoiding the eye area. Leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse off with cool water.

Homemade Cleansing Masks Recipe #2

12 grams bees wax.
1/4 liter rose water. .
50 grams Fuller's earth
100 grams lanolin.

Heat the lanolin and bees wax over indirect heat until they melt (preferably in a glass bowl kept in a pan of very hot water). Add rose water and mix thoroughly. Then add Fuller's earth and blend until the mixture becomes smooth.
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