Healthy Smoothie for Glowing Skin

Glowing Skin Smoothie

Give your skin a healthy and natural glow with this green smoothie that is packed with lots of minerals and vitamins!

 

What you need:

  • 1 c. kale
  • 1 c. spinach
  • 1 pear
  • 1 orange
  • 1 banana
  • 1 c. seedless grapes
  • 1 c. ice
  • 1 c. coconut water
  • 1 tsp. chia seeds

What you do:

  • Remove the core and seeds from the pear and peel and pit the orange; add them to your blender
  • Add the remaining ingredients to your blender and blend all until smooth
  • Enjoy your smoothie immediately

 

Recipe adapted from (original recipe from): Womenio

Picture from: OrganicAuthority

D.I.Y. Antioxidant Cooling Skin Mist

Skin Mist

Keep cool while refreshing skin with this antioxidant skin mist!

Ingredients:

  • 4 tsp. green tea
  • 1 oz. peppermint leaves
  • 1 cup lavender flowers
  • 2 cups distilled water
  • 2 tsp. aloe vera gel

Directions:

  • Combine the tea, peppermint leaves and lavender together in the water; steep in water for 15 minutes
  • Strain mixture with a piece of cheesecloth to remove pieces
  • Add the aloe gel to the mixture; mix well
  • Transfer the mixture to a spray bottle (store in the fridge for a very cooling spritz)

D.I.Y. Sunburn Aloe Relief Cubes

Aloe

Got some aloe and an ice cube tray?¬† Then you’ve got an easy way to relieve sunburn!

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera gel

Directions:

  • Fill an ice cube tray with aloe vera gel; stick in the freezer
  • Once frozen, pop out a frozen cube and you have instant sunburn relief that you can easily rub on any sunburnt area

D.I.Y. Deep Clean Mouth Wash

Mouthwash

Create your own deep cleansing mouthwash!

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz. vodka
  • 4 oz. water
  • 1/2 oz. vegetable glycerin
  • 1/2 oz. powdered myrrh gum
  • 5 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 5 drops clove essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients: mix well

*Shake well before each use

*Due to the alcohol in this mouthwash, it is better to use on a non-regular basis and more when you are looking for a deep clean

Tropical Bubble Bath

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Escape to a tropical paradise while relaxing in your bath tub!

Ingredients:

  • 3 drops rose essential oil
  • 2 drops jasmine essential oil
  • 1 oz. liquid glycerin
  • 1 oz. coconut oil
  • 4 oz. bar (grated or flaked) castile soap (humectant)
  • 4 cups distilled water

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Transfer mixture to a container for storage
  • When ready to use, pour mixture under running water

Relaxing Lilac Bubble Bath

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Relax with a lilac scented bubble bath after a long day!

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups distilled water
  • 4 oz. bar (grated or flaked) castile soap (humectant)
  • 3 oz. liquid glycerin
  • 6 drops lilac essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Transfer mixture to a container for storage
  • When ready to use, pour mixture under running water

Moisturizing Avocado and Aloe D.I.Y. Eye Mask

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Sooth puffy and tired eyes with this moisturizing eye mask!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup aloe vera gel

Directions:

  • Mash the avocado using a fork into the aloe vera gel
  • Apply under eyes onto clean skin
  • Let sit for 10 minutes
  • Gently wipe off and rinse with warm water

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

Cucumber and Egg Refreshing Face Mask

Eggs

Refresh and tighten shiny skin with this refreshing mask designed for normal to oily skin!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1 egg white

Directions:

  • Peel and de-seed the cucumber and cut into cubes
  • Add the cubed cucumber pieces and the mint to a blender; blend
  • Whisk the egg white until it starts to become a firmer consistency
  • Add the egg white to the blender with the other ingredients
  • Blend all ingredients until a smooth paste forms
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Rinse with cold water

Pore Purifying Face Mask

Garlic

Purify pores with this easy pore purifying mask with tomato and garlic!

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium tomato (mashed or squeezed in a juicer)
  • 1 mashed garlic clove

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Rinse with lukewarm water