Homemade Skin Care
Anti-aging recipes for natural moisturizing treatments
Moisturizing treatments made with your homemade skin care
recipes using all natural, organic ingredients are an extremely
way to rejuvenate aging skin, cost just pennies and five minutes of your time.
Hydrated skin slows the signs of aging; much more so than skin that is not well cared for. It's vital to keep your skin well hydrated, inside and out.
Maintaining hydrated, well moisturized skin goes a long way in
preventing the skin from drying and chapping which believe it or not
slows the aging process.
The most obvious strategy in maintaining
hydrated skin starts from the inside out by drinking plenty of fluids daily.
Then using a nutrient rich moisturizing treatment best suited for your particular skin type, both morning and night, to maintain the health of your skin.
To "moisturize" by definition
literally means to add moisture.
Drinking a sufficient amount of water throughout the day helps the skin preserve a necessary moisture balance. Skin that is kept well moisturized and hydrated, inside and out, will maintain a healthy glow while remaining soft, supple, plump and younger looking.
Keeping yourself well
hydrated ensures nice plump skin cells which protect the skin against
excessive moisture loss which in turn gives skin cells the best defense
against drying out.
Who wants to look like a shriveled-out old dried-up husk?
Just think of it this way. . .
A grape is smooth and
plump with nice, taut, firm skin-
- BUT -
If it is deprived of moisture, it will
dry out and shrivel up into a raisin, featuring extremely wrinkled, sagging and dried out skin.
Aren't you more motivated now to begin taking
better care of your skin now?
Younger skin is much more resilient and typically needs less
aid in retaining
moisture and nourishment than older skin.
Although, all skin types benefit from moisturizing in order to seal in
moisture as well as to condition the skin. Aging skin especially reaps
the rewards from the additional nourishment that rejuvenating homemade
skin care treatments can provide.
Use the powerful anti-aging properties of all-natural ingredients to rejuvenate aging skin
moisturizing treatments, especially for aging skin, commonly
include natural oils, honey or aloe vera. Citrus, roses,
herbs and dairy are also common skin-conditioning ingredients.
For example, citrus juice offers additional conditioning and
as well as aides in preventing outbreaks of blemishes by gently exfoliating the skin.
As with any homemade skin care treatments, moisturizers are the most effective when applied to warm, damp skin. To maximize the absorption of the moisturizer, stimulate the skin cells by lightly tapping on the skin's surface after applying in an upwards, sweeping circular motion.
Many of the more effective homemade skin
care treatments for moisturizing the skin are straightforward and
quite simple to make. In fact, many of the natural oils,
which are emollients that can easily penetrate through the skin layers,
are the most popular moisturizers.
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If you have food allergies, keep that in mind when
choosing ingredients for your homemade skin care treatment!
Quite simply, don't put anything on your face that you
Ready to get mixing?
skin care Moisturizers
- Olive Oil
- Soybean Oil
- Sesame Oil
- Coconut Oil
- Castor Oil
- Almond Oil
- Grapeseed Oil
Lightly apply to warm, moist skin daily.
Healthy Glow Moisturizer
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1/4 cup milk, gently scaled
(or warm in microwave)
- 2 tablespoons good quality olive oil
- Cool milk, then mix together well
Mix well and refrigerate after use.
Super Soft Moisturizer
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Mix together well
Use as a deep moisturizing treatment for very dry skin. Apply for at least 30 minutes and up to several hours. Rinse well with warm water.
Refrigerate any unused mixture for several days.
Dark Circle Night Creme
- 1/4 cup peeled potato
- 1 tablespoon green tea leaves
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- Process until smooth in food processor
Apply thin, light layer under eyes before bed.
Refrigerate unused mixture.
- 5 grapes
- 2 teaspoons citrus juice; lemon, lime or orange
- 1 tablespoon castor oil
- Combine until smooth in food processor
Use as a deep moisturizing treatment. Apply for at least 30 minutes and up to several hours. Rinse well with warm water. Refrigerate any leftover mixture for up to one week.
- 1 small cucumber, peeled and seeded
- Juice from 1 lime
- 2 tablespoons almond or olive oil
- Combine ingredients in food processor until very smooth.
Use as a deep moisturizing treatment. Apply for at least 30 minutes, up to several hours. Rinse well with warm water. Refrigerate unused mixture for up to 3 days.
- 1/2 cup of yogurt - homemade is best
- 1 tablespoon orange juice
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Mix together thoroughly
Use as a deep moisturizing treatment.
Apply for at least 30 minutes and up to several hours.
Rinse well with warm water.
- 1/4 cup cooked oatmeal
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel expressed from one large leaf
- Mix well
Use as a deep moisturizing treatment for dry skin. Apply for at least 30 minutes and up to several hours. Rinse well with warm water.
Softening Face Cream
- 1/8 cup organic dried nonfat milk
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 tablespoon rose petals
- Mix well together in food processor, then strain mixture into airtight container
Apply a thin, light layer before bed.
Store up one week in refrigerator.
- 1 overly ripe peach, peeled and mashed
- 1/4 cup cream
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- Mix well then strain through a sieve
Use as a deep moisturizing treatment for all skin types. Apply for at least 30 minutes and up to several hours. Rinse well with warm water.
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