As body, mind and soul are inter-related, the natural physical beauty will lead the way to inner beauty and then ultimately to the secret of beauty! A beautiful face has the power to win the hearts of millions as well as create history. On the one hand, it is filled with light-hearted beauty facts and recipes which can be a lot of fun. It could be considered a very in-depth scientific and health-related topic, that at times may be quite controversial. Herbal skin care cleanses the impurities, rejuvenates by providing nourishment, relaxes the facial muscles by messaging with herbal oils, and hydrates the skin.
Apple Mask For Normal Skin -1 apple – quartered, cored, 2 Tbls. honey and 1/2 tsp. ground sage. Chop apple in food processor. Add honey and sage to apple. Mix well.Refrigerate for 10 minutes. Pat mixture onto face with a light tapping motion, tapping until honey feels tacky. Leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse.
Herbal Bath – This bath herb blend is perfect for relaxing at the end of a long day. The valerian contributes to a nice, sleepy, calming effect.
Cucumber Avocado Facial Mask – cup chopped cucumber, cup chopped avocado, 1 egg white and 2 tsp. powdered milk. Apply 2 tablespoons of the cucumber avocado mask to your face and neck in circular upward motions. Leave the mask on for 30 minutes, or until dry. To remove the mask simply rinse your face and neck with warm water, followed by a cold water rinse. Finally, pat dry your face and neck.
Green Tea Toner – teaspoon powdered green tea and 1/2 cup witch hazel Mix green tea with witch hazel until thoroughly mixed. Apply toner mixture with cotton pad to face. Do not rinse.
Grapefruit and Citrus Mask for Oily Skin – grapefruit, lemon juice, cored apple, 1-2 egg whites, 30 to 40 seedless grapes. Take the ingredients together in a blender and mix. Apply evenly on face and neck and leave for twenty minutes. Thoroughly rinse off with lukewarm water. Grapefruit cleans the pores while lemon juice acts as an astringent. The egg whites tighten the facial skin. This face pack clarifies the face and controls extra oil. Use this pack at least once a week.
Almonds mayonnaise scrub – 1/4 C. almonds, 1/8 tsp. mayonnaise. Grind almonds in blender until they form fine almond meal. Whirl in mayonnaise. Gentle rub scrub onto your face, and leave in place 10 minutes. Rinse. Use a toner thereafter. Shelf Life: Refrigerate for 2-3 weeks.
Hair Shine – Stir 1 teaspoon honey into 4 cups (1 quart) warm water. Blondes may wish to add a squeeze of lemon. After shampooing, pour mixture through hair. Do not rinse out. Dry as normal.
Sun Salvation – juice from 1/2 lime (or lemon), 1 TB honey (optional) and 1/4 C olive oil. Shake ingredients together in small container, store in fridge, should last a few days. Apply to face and neck, leave on, blot off later. Orange juice can also be used. Make sure to wear sunscreen if you’re in the sun after using citrus acid on skin, because it makes skin photo sensitive.
Fruity Lip Gloss – 1 Table spoon solid shortening , 1 Table spoon fruit-flavored powdered drink mix , 35 mm film container. Mix shortening & drink mix together in a microwave safe bowl till smooth! Place in microwave on high for 30 seconds until mix becomes a liquid! Pour into clean film container, or any other small airtight container! Place mix into fridge for 20-30 minutes or till firm!