There are many benefits of seaweed and you don't have to limit yourself to just skin care with seaweed. Skin care with seaweed does not just mean applying seaweed to the outside of your body. We all know that what we see on the outside of our bodies actually begins on the inside. Adding seaweed to your diet can provide many nutritional benefits that will make your whole body healthier… and that will show up on your skin too.
It seems as the world is filled with nasty chemicals; chemicals that seem to be helpful but may actually do more harm than good. Holistic skin care uses natural ingredients to make your skin look its best. Just so we're on the same page, we are using the term 'holistic' in the sense of 'giving importance to the whole without negating the importance of individual parts." This approach is useful in a lot of areas, including skin care. First we will look at some common problems, and then some natural remedies for those problems.
Going green seems to be on everyone's mind these days. We are constantly shown ads for one type of product after another advocating how environmentally friendly they are. Skin care is no different. Many manufacturers are jumping on the trend of healthy ingredients as well. That can make it very hard for the average consumer to know what organic skin care products are truly organic and which products cut corners.
I am a huge fan of body butters. This body butter recipe gives your skin plenty of moisture and doesn't irritate skin. This Nut Body Butter is an amazing recipe. It does have a few ingredients that may irritate extremely sensitive skin, so please make and use with caution! In addition to the macadamia nut oil, the body butter blend includes coconut oil and shea butter, two ingredients that I have fallen in love with as I have experimented with homemade skin care products.
I love having lip balm around. It's great to have some around when you need a quick swipe of moisturizer on your lips. This easy lip balm recipe is simple and doesn't require a ton of ingredients. The basic homemade lip balm recipe is simple and allows for some experimenting with scents and flavors.
You don't have to save the joys of pampering yourself for special occasions. We can simply set aside time to pamper and recharge ourselves on a regular basis. Our skin is an honest mirror to our inner health and well-being. If we indulge in lots of unhealthy food, it shows first on our skin. Wholesome eating and drinking plenty of water with adequate dose of exercise will exhibit a healthy glow on our skin. Use natural gentle ingredients such essential oils, cold pressed unscented oils and hydrosols (flower waters) to soothe and nourish our skin for a healthy, glowing complexion.
Every woman wants smooth and soft skin right?! Silky smooth skin has a luxurious feel to it. Most spas provide some sort of skin softening service where they can drench your skin in some form of moisture rich emollients.
Sugar Scrubbing is a gentle way to exfoliate the skin just about anywhere on your body. A basic sugar scrub includes sugar and some sort of liquid and lotion or moisturizer. For a very simple sugar scrub mix some sugar with enough of your favorite body lotion to form a paste that’s easy to rub into you skin.
Nature is a good thing to include in our skincare and hair care. For years, we’ve been putting toxic chemicals into our bodies that build up and make us feel tired and sick. This can happen whether we eat them or they seep though our pores. And people are finally catching on! Natural is better.
The scent of lemon is so refreshing! It smells wondering and it really invigorates my mind. Adding lemon balm to a few popular homemade recipes can be a fun way to spice up the scent of your products. The scent of lemon balm smells amazing and it is known for being a great de-stresser! In this article, I am giving very easy homemade recipes for three popular products that you can make.