When the hair is greasy and oily, it loses the natural shine and volume. This fantastic apple cider vinegar hair mask will help to balance your hair’s pH levels, remove product build-up, oil and grease.
-1/2 cup apple cider vinegar;
-juice of 1/2 lemon;
-5-7 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil.
Mix all the ingredients well. Wash your hair with your favorite shampoo normally and use this mask instead of the conditioner. Apply the mask evenly to your scalp and all over your hair. Rinse out with warm water after 15-20 minutes.
The acidity of the Apple cider vinegar can help maintain the right pH balance of your hair and remove residual build up from conditioners and all the various products that you apply. It also contains a lot vitamins and nutrients that are going to keep your hair shiny and healthy.
Lemon juice helps to reduce excessive oil production and cleans your greasy hair by removing build-up, which will help your hair grow more effectively.
Tea tree oil unclogs sebum blocking the hair follicles and removes the excess oil, while nourishing your hair roots. It also helps in getting rid of dead skin cells, which induces the hair growth and gives it a good environment to become strong and healthy.
Wonderful seasonal mask for cleansing, refreshing and skin softening.
-2 -3 tablespoons of plain greek yogurt;
-3-5 drops of Frankincense Essential Oil.
Mash the strawberries in a bowl. Mix it well with other ingredients to form a fine paste. Spread all over your face and leave for 15 minutes.
Strawberries will help to exfoliate, renew and brighten your skin. It will give your face a healthy glow and will even out your skin tone. Strawberries refresh the skin and remove impurities, and, the antioxidants they contain have the anti-age effect and help to repair skin damage.
Greek yogurt contains enzymes and lactic acid which help to sooth and hydrate the skin, leaving it smooth, soft and moisturized.
Frankincense essential oil promotes healthy skin cell regeneration and can help to slow signs of aging. It can treat dry skin, reduce the appearance of large pores, prevent wrinkles and lift and tighten your skin.
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.
Restore your hair’s lost moisture and shine. This mask is great for soothing and repairing hair damaged from coloring, straightening, curling and styling.
-1 egg yolk;
-2 tablespoons warm Organic Raw Virgin Coconut Oil;
-1 tablespoon Organic Raw Honey;
-3-5 drops of Chamomile Essential Oil .
Double the ingredients for long hair.
Mix all the ingredients together until well-blended. Apply the mask evenly throughout your hair, paying more attention to the damaged ends. Cover the hair with a shower cap or wrap it in a plastic film. Let it sit for 30-45 minutes and then wash it out with a soft shampoo.
Egg yolk is full of important proteins and fats that will help naturally revive your hair.
Coconut oil protects your hair and makes it feel soft and shiny. It keeps your hair moisturised and silky. It also helps against dry scalp and dandruff.
Honey has restorative properties that add moisture to lifeless hair, making it glowing and smooth.
Chamomile essential oil is effective on dry and damaged hair. It adds shine and softness to your hair and retains its moisture level, nourishing your hair from within and protecting it from the harsh external environment.
This is an easy to make two in one beauty product – it’s half an exfoliating face scrub and half a soothing face mask.
-1/2 of banana mashed;
-1 tablespoon Organic raw honey;
-3 drops of Patchouli Essential Oil.
Mix all the ingredients together and spread all over your face. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and wash off with warm water. Pat dry your face.
Bananas have anti-bacterial properties and are rich in potassium, which will help to suffocate the bacteria and heel the blemishes faster. They also contain anti-oxidants, which fight off free radicals to help you slow aging and minimize the wrinkles.
Honey will help to reduce impurities by bringing antibacterial and antiseptic affect. . At the same time it is a very effective moisturizer, it retains moisture making your skin radiant, soft and supple. It also helps to fight against skin damage and slow down the ageing process.
Oats will help to gently remove dead skin cells and open the pores. It will also absorb excess oil from your skin’s surface and can help to minimize the development of blackheads.
Patchouli essential oil is used in skin care for its ability to help reduce such issues as inflammation, irritated skin and acne-prone conditions. It is also known for its cell-rejuvenating and anti-aging properties.
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.