Handmade Cosmetics

How to make glycerol hand cream

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Glycerol is one of the most popular moisturizing ingredients of cosmetic means. And whatever opponents of glycerin would say, adding this component into composition of creams allows to turn dry, dehydrated skin into perfectly smooth, soft and gentle. The main rule when using glycerol – it shouldn’t be used in its pure form and in compositions of creams it’s advisable not to exceed it to 7% concentration. Hydrosol of chamomile – 2.82 oz (80 g) Shea butter (karate) – 0.17 oz (5 g) Laurel oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Emulsifier NeemWax - 0.17 oz (5 g) Olive wax – 0.07 oz (2 ...

How to make refreshing shampoo for greasy hair

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Industrial shampoos for greasy hair don’t solve the main head skin problem – excessive sebum secretion, so owners of such type of hair are doomed to wash head frequently. The shampoo with menthol and grapefruit essential oil not only refreshes head skin and hair, but also adjusts the work of sebaceous follicles allowing visibly extending the interval between procedures of washing hair. It’s very simple to make such a shampoo. Rosemary hydrosol – 2.19 oz (62 g) Shampoo base – 1.06 oz (30 g) Water-soluble macadamia oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Crystalline menthol – 0.10 oz (3 ...

How to make a sugar shampoo

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Sugar is such a common and widely spread foods that few people perceive it as a cosmetic ingredient. And it’s in vain, as such famous cosmetic means as sugar scrubs and masks are good confirmation of that. Adding sugar into a shampoo allows decreasing aggressive effect of surfactants on your hair, because it moisturizes scalp and makes foam especially soft. This kind of shampoo is perfect for beginners as you need the minimum of components to make it while the perfect result is guaranteed. Lime-tree hydrosol – 2.26 oz (64 g) Shampoo base – 1.06 oz (30 g) Sugar – 0.18 oz (5 ...

How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

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Watermelon is widely used in home cosmetology as cosmetic ice, tonics; various masks with watermelon juice visibly improve the state of complexion. The soap turns out to be very well-made, boiled on watermelon puree. Coconut oil - 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20% Rapeseed oil - 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20% Palm oil - 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15% Grapes seed oil - 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15% Peach kernel oil - 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10% Olive oil - 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10% Shea butter - 0.99 oz (28 g) or 7% Carnauba wax - 0.42 oz (12 g) or 3% NaOH - 1.81 oz (51.41 g) Watermelon pulp - 4.94 oz (140 g) or ...

How to make Beldi from baby soap

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Real Moroccan black Beldi soap is made by hand from alkali and olive oil and adding of eucalyptus leaves. Its consistency reminds moldering butter, is easily applied to body, softly and deeply cleansing your skin and activating microcirculation of lymph and blood in the skin as well (this property of Beldi is used during anti-cellulite procedures). Rather laborious and lasting process of making natural Beldi may be significantly simplified, by making it from common baby soap. Very often at first having tried Beldi made from baby soap, many people decide to make Beldi from scratch according to ...

How to make anti-cellulite alginate body wrap

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Alginate wrap is not in vain considered to be one of the most effective means in fighting with cellulite and reducing of overweight, it is often used in non-diet programs of losing weight. In the composition of alginate there are vitamins and amino acids, which improve blood circulation, regenerate skin cells, possess moisture-retentive and anti-cellulite properties. Alginate wraps may be used for all problematic parts of the body – in area of thighs, legs, hands etc. Main indications to start these procedures are – losing skin elasticity, visible traces of cellulite, stretching on skin, flabby ...

How to make softening salt for manicure

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Sea salt is commonly considered one of the best means to improve and strengthen the nail plate. And if you increase the rich mineral composition of sea salt by softening and moisturizing properties of lanolin and coconut oil – we’ll get ideal little bath, which simultaneously strengthens nails and prepares them for manicure or pedicure. Sea salt – 10 teaspoons Coconut oil – 1/2 of teaspoon Lanolin – 1/2 of teaspoon Lemon essential oil – 5 drops Sea salt is such a unique natural gift that so far you can’t make its analogue in ...

How to make a sugar foot-scrub

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When summer time is approaching cosmetic means for feet care are becoming more urgent. So to be able to wear open toe shoes feet skin should be in a perfect state. But not only regular pedicure and beauty salon procedures are capable of making your feet even and smooth. Time-tested, reliable, handmade means such as sugar scrub for heels, also rather quickly bring coarsened feet skin whip into shape. It is very quickly and easily made, and the result will give you pleasure even after first use. Sugar - 2 tbsp Ground coffee - 1 tbsp Ground cinnamon - 1 tbsp Ground ginger - 1 ...

How to cook salt soap from scratch with cold process

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Salt soap – is very unusual kind of soap products. Most of people aren’t even aware of its existence, but trying it at least once they almost always keep it in the list of their favorite soaps. Soap that half consists of salt makes the skin smooth, tones it up. One more advantage of this kind of soap is – its relative cheap price, as to make it cheap coconut oil and salt are used. Classical recipe of salt soap includes only coconut oil and salt – soap prepared in such a way will foam even in cold sea-water, so it is also called sailor’s soap. But such soap will overdry skin, so we include oils "softening" the ...

How to make a light fluid cream for normal and oily skin

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Fluid-cream – is very light, gentle and pleasant to use cosmetic means. It is quickly and fully absorbed, doesn’t leave you feeling of greasy skin, perfectly softens and moisturizes skin, don’t leaving any oily shine. Chamomile hydrosol – 2.89 oz (82 g) Monoi de Tahiti oil – 0.18 oz (5 g) Watermelon seed oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Montanov 202 emulsifier – 0.10 oz (3 g) Simulgel 600 – 0.03 oz (1 g) Violet extract – 0.10 oz (3 g) Sepitonic – 0.07 oz (2 g) Phenonip preservative – 10 drops Violet essential oil – 10 drops We weigh up ...
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