Enjoy those summer days on the beach and don’t forget to apply some sun block, but if you do here is a great sunburn relief spray that can easily help you heal your skin.
-1 cup green tea(chilled);
-1 cup Aloe Vera Juice;
-1 tablespoon Vitamin E oil;
-5 drops Peppermint Essential Oil.
Combine all the ingredients in a large spray bottle. Shake well before use. Spray on skin for soothing and cooling effect. Store in the refrigerator when not in use.
Green tea contains powerful anti-oxidants; tannic acid and catechin that neutralize free radicals and protect the skin against damage from harmful UV radiation and help prevent skin cancer. Green tea will help also to reduce inflammation and redness.
Aloe Vera juice will help to repair your skin after the sunburn, reduce the redness and soothe the irritation. In addition, it will help you to avoid peeling after the sun damage and keep your skin well moisturized, smooth and healthy.
Vitamin E oil helps your skin heal faster by retaining its natural moisture content. It will hydrate your skin and reduce its redness and dryness and improve its texture and maintain its elasticity.
Peppermint essential oil will help soothe and cool the burnt area and relieve the pain due to its natural analgesic properties.
What can be better than a relaxing foot bath for your tired feet after a busy day? Try this relaxing foot soak to take the weight off those tired, aching feet and soften dry, cracked skin.
-1/2 cup Epsom Salt
-1/2 cup Chamomile Flowers;
-1 tablespoon of baking soda;
-5 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil.
Take a large bowl or container big enough to fit both of your feet. Fill 1/3 of it with freshly boiled water and steep chamomile flowers in it for about 5 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl mix well and add the same amount of comfortably hot water. Soak feet for 20-25 minutes or until water begins to cool.
Epsom salt cleanses and draws out toxins from your body, eases muscle tension, pain and stiffness. Epsom salt has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties and can also help to treat foot odors and various fungal conditions. While your feet are absorbing the minerals from the salt it helps to improve circulatory system and nerve function.
Chamomile flowers have anti-inflammatory properties, calming effect and relaxing aroma. It can also help to heal dry and damaged skin and moisturize your feet.
Baking soda can help regulate your skin’s PH level, sooth irritated skin, refresh, renew and soften dry and cracked skin. It is also extremely effective in treating foot odor.
Rosemary essential oil helps to stimulate the circulatory system and ease muscle soreness, cramps and tension. It will sooth, refresh and revitalize your aching feet
Great light moisturizing lotion that takes no time to be absorbed. Perfect for warm summer month or as just an easy and fast treat you can add to your after shower routine.
-1 cup Organic Shea Butter ;
-2 tablespoons of Sweet Almond Oil;
-2 tablespoons of Jojoba Oil;
-10 drops of Ylang, Ylang Essential Oil.
Melt the Shea butter in a pan over low heat. Add the oils and put the mixture in the fridge to cool for 10-15 minutes, just till it starts to solidify, but not fully hardened. Add the essential oil. Using a hand mixer, blend it for a couple of minutes till it becomes creamy. Transfer to a small jar.
Shea butter is one of the best moisturizing and anti-aging solutions for the skin. The concentration of fatty acids and vitamins found in this butter will keep the skin nourished and soft and prevent it from drying. It also stimulates the production of collagen, which helps to prevent premature ageing of the skin.
Almond oil is naturally rich in vitamins and skin-friendly nutrients, which help to lock moisture deep into skin, nourish and rejuvenate it, making it softer and smoother.
Jojoba oil is full of various organic and mineral elements that can help to prevent premature aging symptoms, promote natural production of collagen and keep your skin hydrated and nourished by locking in moisture and creating an effective barrier to external elements.
Ylang-ylang essential oil is very effective in maintaining oil balance and moisture of the skin and will keep it looking smooth, hydrated and young. Due to its very delicate and pleasing fragrance, ylang-ylang relaxes both body and soul and has on uplifting effect on the mood.
A detox bath is a great way to help cleanse the body and relax the mind.
-1 cup Epsom Salt;
-1 cup Dead Sea Salt;
-1/2 cup baking soda;
-10 drops Lavender Essential Oil.
Fill your bath with warm/hot water, add all the ingredients and agitate to dissolve. Soak in the bath for 30-40 minutes. Note that you might feel tired after the bath, so you would rather do it in the end of the day right before going to bed.
Epsom salt cleanses and draws out toxins from your body, eases muscle tension and pain, improves circulatory system and nerve functions. Allows minerals to absorb easier through the skin.
Sea salt, when combined with warm water, will help open up the pores, pull toxins out of the body and provide your skin with many minerals and nutrients, giving you a healthy and youthful glow. Sea salt also can help to treat certain skin conditions such as dermatitis and psoriasis.
Baking soda is a great way for neutralizing the chlorine that’s been added to most city water sources. Soaking in baking soda can help regulate your skin’s PH level, sooth irritated skin, refresh, renew and soften dry skin.
Lavender essential oil most commonly known for its relaxing properties, and can be used for alleviating anxiety, depression, insomnia, restlessness and stress. The fragrance is relaxing, calming and balancing – both emotionally and physically.
Using body scrubs regularly is a great way to exfoliate dry skin and supply it with moisture. It rejuvenates the skin by removing dead skin cells. Once the dead cells are removed your skin will absorb moisture effectively, leaving it feel smooth and renewed. It can also help to improve circulation and reduce the appearance of stretch marks and cellulite, making your skin appear firmer.
-1 cup ground coffee;
-1 cup Organic Raw Virgin Coconut Oil;
-10 drops Vanilla Essential Oil Extract
Mix all ingredients together, dampen your skin, and rub the scrub all over your body in circular motions, starting from your feet and working your way up. Rinse well and pat dry.
The ground coffee’s texture is good for exfoliating and removing dead cells, giving new skin cells an opportunity to receive proper moisture and prevent premature skin aging. Caffeine in ground coffee absorbs into your skin and stimulates the blood flow and circulation, which helps to regenerate the cells, tighten your skin and reduce cellulite and stretch marks.
Coconut oil deeply nourishes your skin and loads it with vitamins, minerals and protective antioxidants, which works to keep your skin moisturized and smooth and protect it against premature aging.
Vanilla extract is a good source of essential oils, vitamins and minerals, which play important role in the maintenance of healthy skin. It can help to improve your skin tone and nourish your skin from within.