Mandarin Orange and Almond Facial Scrub

Mandarin Orange Almond Facial Scrub

Treat your skin to this delicious facial scrub!

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 tsp. almond meal
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. mandarin juice

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to face (avoid the eye area)
  • Gently massage mixture into skin for a couple of minutes
  • Rinse with water

D.I.Y. Butterscotch Lip Gloss

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Create your own delicious butterscotch lip gloss with this easy recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. beeswax pearls
  • 1 tsp. sweet almond oil (or 1/2 tsp. vitamin E)
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 7 butterscotch baking chips

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a double boiler; melt and stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers
  • Let cool before applying

Hangover Smoothie Cure for the Morning After

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We’ve all been there-had a little too much fun and a little too much to drink the night before leaving you with a massive hangover the next morning.  Say buh-bye to your hangover with this delicious kiwi smoothie!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups boiled water
  • 3 tbsp. feverfew flowers
  • 3 peeled kiwi fruits
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:

  • In a bowl, pour the boiling water over the feverfew flowers; let steep for 8-10 minutes
  • Place this mixture, along with the remaining ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth
  • Drink up!

Honey Cocoa Butter D.I.Y. Lip Balm

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Create your own delicious honey cocoa lip balm in your kitchen!

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. honey
  • 3/4 tsp. grated beeswax
  • 1/2 tsp. pure cocoa butter
  • Couple drops of flavored oil
  • 1 vitamin E capsule

 

Directions:

  • In a small saucepan heat oil, honey, wax and butter over low heat (until just melted)
  • Remove from heat
  • Let cool 2-3 minutes
  • Stir in the oil drops and the vitamin E capsule
  • Pour the mixture into a tin or small container (whatever you want to use to store your lip balm)
  • Cool before using

Blueberry Aloe Eye Mask D.I.Y.

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Give your eyes a relaxing and cooling eye treatment on a hot summer day that will leave them looking bright and refreshed!

Ingredients:

  • Handful cold blueberries
  • 2 tbsp. aloe vera gel

Directions:

  • Mash blueberries using a fork
  • Add the aloe vera gel to the mashed blueberries; stir well
  • Gently dab the mixture under your eyes
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Gently wipe away mask and rinse with lukewarm water

D.I.Y. Moisturizing Body Exfoliator Scrub

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Rub away dead and dry skin with this moisturizing body exfoliator that will leave skin looking and feeling radiant and smooth!

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 4 large strawberries
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Directions:

  • Mash the fruit together using a fork until smooth
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients; mix until smooth
  • Apply and massage into skin for a few minutes
  • Rinse with water
  • Follow up with your favorite moisturizer

Coconut Milk and Ginger Body Scrub Recipe

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Slough off dry and dead skin with this Asian inspired body scrub which will leave you with radiant and glowing skin!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup ground rice (can be grinded in a blender)
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. ground ginger

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix to form a paste
  • Apply to skin and gently massage into skin for a few minutes
  • Rinse with water