Pumpkin Face Mask
The pumpkin face mask is perfect for anyone looking for a brighter complexion. The enzymes in the pumpkin will help to gently exfoliate and brighten skin while the rich vitamins aid in protecting skin from free radicals.
¼ Cup Pumpkin Puree
1 Tablespoon Honey
Mix all ingredients together with a hand blender until smooth. Then, apply mixture to face (avoiding the eye area) and allow to sit for about 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Brown Sugar Body Scrub
Get delectable skin that smells delicious with our brown sugar body scrub. Use this body scrub on your entire body to exfoliate dead skin cells, leaving you soft and smooth. Additionally, since it is made of sugar, this scrub won’t irritate freshly shaved legs like salt scrubs can.
1 Cup Raw Brown Sugar
½ Cup White Sugar
½ Cup of Sweet Almond Oil
1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
Mix all ingredients together in a large mason jar or other resealable container. In the shower, grab a handful and gently massage into skin. Rinse and dry.
Coconut Facial Cleanser
This coconut facial cleanser is ideal for oily skin types because coconut is known to loosen dirt and debris and gently cleanse pores. Warning: the intoxicating scent will make you dream of summer vacation.
6 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Glycerin
4 Teaspoons Water
Mix all ingredients and melt in a double boiler over medium low heat. Once the concoction is melted, remove from the heat and mix for five minutes with a whisk or until blended well. Store your finished scrub in a reusable container.
Sunflower Shaving Cream
Get super smooth legs with a DIY shaving cream that will save you a bundle versus buying pricy store-brand shaving creams.
½ Cup Glycerin Soap
1 Teaspoon Sunflower Oil
Melt the glycerin soap in a double boiler over medium heat and then add the sunflower oil and mix well. Pour the mixture into a sealable container and allow to cool. For this ‘old-school’ shaving cream, you will want to use a wet shaving brush to lather up the product before application. Apply and shave.
Oatmeal Face Scrub
Oatmeal is known for its hydrating and soothing properties so this is perfect for those suffering from tight, dry skin. This oatmeal face scrub will help stimulate skin leaving it smooth and bright.
1 Tablespoon Steel Cut Oatmeal
1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
2 Teaspoons Yogurt
Mix all ingredients thoroughly and apply to damp, clean face. Massage into skin for one minute and then rinse. Be sure to moisturize after.
DIY Deep Hair Conditioner
This DIY deep conditioner uses basic ingredients that replenish lost fatty acids and moisture to dry hair. The avocado has plenty of healthy fats and vitamins that will restore luster while the mayonnaise combines the moisturizing and shine-enhancing properties of oils with vitamin-rich eggs.
½ Cup Mayonnaise
Combine the two ingredients in a blender until well blended. Apply to clean hair, focusing on the mid-shaft and ends. Allow to penetrate (under a plastic cap, if possible) for at least 20 minutes and then rinse clean.