Herbal Skin Care
Posted On July 4, 2010
There are treatments for all skin types and all skin problems. You can make your own soaps, cleansing milk, toners, moisturisers, soaks, masks and the list goes on. If you have skin problems there are treatments for acne, wrinkles, sunburn, blemishes and blackheads, dry skin, oily skin, mature skin, you name it, there is a natural recipe for it.
Spoil yourself with the best, make products for friends and family as gifts, and treat your children with a gentle skin and hair care regime, whatever your reason Herbology offers you the recipes, techniques and suppliers you need to make it an easy and enjoyable experience.
Here are some easy examples –
Anti-Sunburn Cream – Beat one egg white with one teaspoon of honey and 1/2 teaspoon of witch hazel. This helps greatly to stop puffiness or swelling of the skin.
Peppermint Foot Refresher – Soak feet in warm water for at least 15 minutes. Massage feet (or better yet, have someone else do it for you) with a mixture of 1tablespoon olive oil, 1tablespoon sugar, and 1 tablespoon crushed dried peppermint. Remove gently with a warm, damp washcloth.
Lavender Body Scrub – Put 1 cup of dried lavender flowers and 2 cups of sea salt in a plastic bag. Add 3 drops of lavender essential oil and mix well. Label, seal and leave in a dark place to infuse for at least two weeks. Put bag into a jar, screw on lid tightly, decorate creatively for gift giving.