Cornmeal and Honey Hand and Foot Scrub

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Treat your feet and your hands to this nourishing hand and foot scrub!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. cornmeal
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to wet hands and feet and gently massage into skin
  • Let sit for 5 minutes
  • Rinse with water
  • Follow up with your favorite moisturizer

D.I.Y. Lavender Face Cream

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Cleanse and moisturize with this soothing lavender facial cream!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. aloe vera gel
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. white beeswax
  • 2 tbsp. anhydrous lanolin
  • 2 tbsp. rosewater
  • 3 drops lavender essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine the beeswax and lanolin in a double boiler (or in the microwave) and melt
  • Combine the olive oil and the aloe vera gel in a separate container; whisk together
  • Add the oil and aloe mixture to the melted mixture; stir in the essential oils and rosewater
  • Stir until mixture starts to thicken
  • Transfer the mixture to a container for storage

D.I.Y. Eucalyptus Moisturizing Facial Cream

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Cleanse and moisturize with this hydrating facial cream!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. aloe vera gel
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. white beeswax
  • 2 tbsp. andydrous lanolin
  • 2 tbsp. rosewater
  • 3 drops eucalyptus essential oil

 

Directions:

  • Combine the beeswax and lanolin in a double boiler (or in the microwave) and melt
  • Combine the olive oil and the aloe vera gel in a separate container; whisk together
  • Add the oil and aloe mixture to the melted mixture; stir in the essential oils and rosewater
  • Stir until mixture starts to thicken
  • Transfer the mixture to a container for storage

Carrot and Avocado Face Mask Recipe for Dry Skin

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Treat dry skin with this nourishing carrot and avocado face mask that is filled with antioxidants (a strong anti-aging agent) and potassium rich carrots (which have anti-inflammatory agents and combat dryness) leaving skin revitalized, toned and moisturized.

Ingredients:

  • 1 carrot (peeled and de-stemmed)
  • 1/2 avocado (very ripe)
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 egg yolk

 

Directions:

  • Steam or boil the carrot until tender
  • Mash the carrot with a fork or blender until creamy
  • Mash the avocado into the mashed carrot
  • Add the remaining ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to clean face
  • Let sit for 15 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water
  • Apply your favorite moisturizer

Exfoliating Lip Scrub Recipe

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Buff away dry and dead skin and get smooth and soft lips with this delicious lip scrub recipe!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. brown or white sugar
  • 1 tbsp. honey

 

Directions:

  • Combine and mix all ingredients
  • Apply a coating to lips
  • Massage onto lips for 45 seconds to 1 minute
  • Rinse with water

Yogurt, Cucumber and Parsley Facial Mask

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Leave skin feeling soft and refreshed with this wholesome face mask you can make at home that rejuvenates and moistens skin!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. cucumber
  • 1 tbsp. parsley

 

Directions:

  • In a blender or food processer, puree the cucumber and parsley
  • Combine with the yogurt; blend until smooth
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse with water
  • Follow with your favorite moisturizer