Mayonnaise Baby Oil Dry Skin Treatment

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Moisturize dry skin with this delicious skin treatment!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. baby oil

Directions:

  • Combine all the ingredients; mix well
  • Smooth onto skin (face, neck, rough elbows/knees and any where else where you have dry skin)
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Rinse with water
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Avocado and Cocoa Butter Body Cream

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Treat dry skin to this intensely moisturizing body cream with avocado and cocoa butter!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup grated cocoa butter
  • 2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp. grated beeswax

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients; heat in the microwave until melted
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into container or bottle for storage
  • Let cool before using

D.I.Y. Coconut Hand Cream

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Moisturize dry hands and leave them feeling soft and smelling delicious with this coconut hand cream!

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup glycerin
  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 3 tbsp. baby oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

Directions:

  • In a double boiler, melt the beeswax and coconut oil
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the melted ingredients in the double boiler; melt and mix until smooth
  • Transfer mixture into a container for storage (hardens/thickens as it sets)
  • Let cool before using

Soothing Moisture Facial Cream Recipe

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Hydrate your face with this easy to make soothing facial cream!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. aloe vera pulp (scraped from leaf)
  • 1 tsp. honey

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; whip together with a fork until it becomes smooth
  • Gently apply to a clean face by massaging into skin for a few minutes

*You can use this cream two days in a row if stored in the fridge between uses.  However, any left over after the second use should be tossed.

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

Relaxing Foot Soak for Callused Feet

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Give tired and callused feet a break with this relaxing and softening foot soak!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup baking soda (for each gallon of water you use)
  • Water

 

Directions:

  • Add 1/2 cup of baking soda to each gallon of water you use (1 gallon water = 1/2 cup baking soda); mix well
  • Let feet soak in water mixture for 30 minutes
  • Rinse with water
  • Follow up with lotion

Moisturizing Orange Face Mask Recipe

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Moisturize dry and dull skin with this yummy facial mask!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup steel cut oatmeal (or instant unflavored oatmeal)
  • Juice from 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp. plain yogurt (Greek yogurt works best)
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. dried orange peel

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Spread an even layer of mixture onto face (avoiding eye area)
  • Let sit for 15-30 minutes (the longer the better)
  • Rinse with warm water

*Can last up to 1 week when stored in an airtight container in the fridge