Thyme and Fennel Gentle Facial Cleanser

Thyme and Fennel Cleanser
Cleanse skin with this gentle and effective facial cleanser!
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 tbsp. dried thyme
  • 2 tsp. crushed fennel seeds
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
Directions:
  • Combine the thyme and fennel seeds and place in boiling water
  • Add lemon juice to the mixture and let steep for 15 minutes
  • Strain the mixture
  • Apply to face using a soft tissue or cotton ball
  • Rinse with water
*If stored in an airtight container, this mixture can last up to 2 weeks in the fridge.

D.I.Y. Flax Seed Hair Detangler

Flax Seed

 

An easy to make D.I.Y. hair detangler!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup flax seed
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 drops grapefruit seed extract (or any other essential oils that you prefer)

Directions:

  • Put the flax seed in a pot with water; heat on low until a thickened gel forms (stirring throughout)
  • Once gel has reached desired consistency; remove from heat and let cool
  • Strain the mixture using cheesecloth (or another fine strainer) to strain out seeds
  • Add the grapefruit seed extract (or essential oils) to the gel; stir well
  • Transfer the mixture to a container for storage or to a spray bottle (you will have to add some water to the mixture in order for it to work in a spray bottle, otherwise it would be too thick)

*Shake well before each use

*Store in the fridge and the mixture will last up to 3 weeks

Buttermilk and Fennel Cleansing Milk for Oily Skin

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Treat and manage oily skin with this cleansing milk recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp. crushed fennel seeds

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients into a double boiler; heat for 30 minutes
  • Remove from heat; let mixture steep for 2 hours
  • Strain the mixture to remove seeds
  • Transfer mixture to bottle or container for storage

*When left in the fridge, this mixture can last up to 2 weeks

Glowing Watermelon Facial Mask Recipe

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A watermelon face mask designed to leave you with radiant and glowing skin!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup watermelon (no seeds/seeds removed)
  • 1/2 ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mash together using a fork to create a paste
  • (if mixture is too thick add a little bit of water/if mixture is too thin add a little bit of yogurt)
  • Let mixture sit in the fridge for an hour prior to using
  • Apply mixture to a clean face
  • Let sit for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse with cool water

Sunflower Face Scrub

Sunflower

A summery facial scrub that will leave skin glowing!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. raw shelled sunflower seeds
  • Couple teaspoons distilled water

 

Directions:

  • Grind the seeds in a food processor until they resemble course sugar
  • Mix 1 tablespoon of the seeds with a few tablespoons of water (enough to create a paste)
  • Massage the mixture onto a clean face
  • Rinse with warm water
  • Follow up with your favorite moisturizer