Cleansing your face and throat

Cleansing your face and throat

There are a few ways of keeping the face cleansed and fresh, many of these tips and recipes have been lost over the ages. We have found some of the best ones to share with you. Hopefully they will help you. Cornmeal Cornmeal deep cleanses and softens. Wet your face...
No-Sweat Tea

No-Sweat Tea

The following herbs, when brewed and drunk as a tea are reported to reduce perspiration within 2 hours of use with its effects lasting several days: Ingredients: 4 cups boiling water 1 teaspoon dried hops 1 teaspoon stinging nettle 1 teaspoon fresh cut rose petals 1...
Bath Cookies

Bath Cookies

Almost good enough to eat. Ingredients: 2 cups finely ground sea salt 1/2 cup baking soda 1/2 cup cornstarch 2 tablespoon light oil 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil OR get capsules and squeeze the oil out 2 eggs 5-6 drops of fragrance oil Preheat oven 350 degrees. Mix...
Basic Lip Gloss

Basic Lip Gloss

Ingredients:2 tsp. beeswax7 tsp. castor oil or Jojoba or sweet almond oil1 tsp. honey5 drops of an essential oil such as lemon, peppermint, orange, lime, tangerineMelt the oil and beeswax together in a little pan over low heat until the beeswax is melted. Take off the...
Honey Lip Balm Recipe

Honey Lip Balm Recipe

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon honey 3/4 teaspoon beeswax –grated 1/2 teaspoon cocoa butter flavored oil of your choice — to taste 1 vitamin E capsule -In a small saucepan, melt oil, honey, wax and butter over low heat. -Remove from heat...
Basic Lip Balm Recipe

Basic Lip Balm Recipe

Ingredients: 4 oz. Almond Oil (may be substituted for another carrier oil, but do not use mineral oil) 1 oz. beeswax 1 capsule of Vitamin E Flavoring or Essential Oil Combine almond oil and beeswax. Warm slowly until beeswax is melted. Remove from heat. Pierce Vitamin...
Spicy Winter Bath

Spicy Winter Bath

A soothing bath mixture which also helps to stimulate your circulation, with warm spicy aromas to relax you after a chilly day. Ingredients: 1/2 cup baking soda 2 tablespoons brown sugar (white can be used if you do not have brown) 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon...
Cocoa Butter Body Lotion

Cocoa Butter Body Lotion

Winter always tends to dry our skin out quite a bit, this is a lovely rich but surprisingly light cream to leave you with smooth soft skin. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons grated cocoa butter 2 tablespoons castor oil 2 tablespoons vodka 1 or 2 drops of orange fragrance...
Wake Me Up Splash

Wake Me Up Splash

A great fresh after bath splash to make your mornings more invigorating, be sure to use your favorite body cream after using the splash as it can be drying. It takes a bit of time to be ready but definitely worth it. Ingredients: 1/2 cup rose water (or other hydrosol...
Chamomile Hydrosol – Benefits & Uses

Chamomile Hydrosol – Benefits & Uses

Chamomile Water A hydrosol is the condensate water that is left over after the process of extracting an essential oil by water or steam distillation. This aromatic water contains the very essence of everything that was contained within the plant when it was still...