Handmade Cosmetics

How to make anti-inflammatory mask with dog’s saliva (it is safe for dog)

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For thousands of years the dog has been living next to human, having turned from a domesticated wolf into the loyal and devoted friend, whom one trust protection of belongings, domestic animals, support of blind people and even babysitting. Over the centuries it is also known about medical impact of dogs on human - by pet therapy one treat children with mental retardation, belt from dog’s hair relieves back aches, dog’s saliva speeds up healing of wounds. But further than anyone else in the study of medical properties of all parts of the dog’s body have gone ancient Chinese healers, who treated people by ...

How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

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Traditional for cooking masterpieces combination of chocolate and banana may be repeated in making soap. Gentle chocolate-banana soap not only smells delicious and looks eatable, but it also foams perfectly, softly cleaning the skin from soiling. Palm oil – 3.8 oz (110 g) or 27.5% Palm kernel oil – 1.7 oz (50 g) or 12.5% Coconut oil – 1.4 oz (40 g) or 10% Shea butter – 0.7 oz (20 g) or 5% Grape seed oil – 2.8 oz (80 g) or 20% Soybean oil – 1.4 oz (40 g) or 10% Castor oil – 1.4 oz (40 g) or 10% Stearic acid – 0.4 oz (12 g) or 3% Carnauba wax – 0.3 oz (8 g) or 2% NaOH – 1.8 ...

How to make hard hydrophilic oil for washing

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We have already told about such an interesting and unusual cosmetic for facial skin purification as hydrophilic oil. This oil removes the remains of cosmetics and dirt thoroughly, but carefully, nourishing and moistening the skin at the same time. If you go for a trip, you can make a more convenient, "trip" variant of this purifying cosmetic – the hard chocolate oil that also frees the skin from dirt, and it won’t take too much room in your toiletry bag and it won’t get spilled. Cocoa oil – 2.39 oz (68 g.) Crumbled cocoa – 0.35 oz (10 g.) Polawax emulsion wax – 0.18 oz (5 ...

How to make Japanese anti-aging mask

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In Japan rice is not only one of the main foods, but also often used component for making cosmetic products. In order to keep face skin in ideal condition, Japanese women use special system of skin care – usage of special cleansing oils, and rice masks very widespread in Japan as well. Rice – ½ of glass Water – 1 glass Honey – 3 tbsp Pearl powder – 1 tbsp We wash the rice out well to get rid of dust and junk, fill it with water and boil till it’s ready. You should get a liquid watery porridge. Pound the rice up to a homogeneous ...

How to make “fly-agaric soap” of the soap base

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Every child will like the bright and funny fly-agaric soap. Due to the recognizable spots on the red surface you can make such a "fly-agaric" even if there is no special mushroom mold. You can make nice soap in a square, round or oval shapes. Transparent soap base White soap base Sweet almond oil Green and red cosmetic colourants Cosmetic perfume Melt the transparent soap base on a water bath. To get the brightly coloured soap it is desirable to use exactly the transparent soap base, as you will get a more pastel color in the white ...

How to make hair balsam with chitosan and apple cider vinegar

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The chitosan is widely used in the production of hair cosmetics because of its moistening and antistatic characteristics. Moreover, chitosan makes the hair smooth and easy to comb. You can face some difficulties when transforming the chitosan powder into gel, but they can be solved if you add the apple cider vinegar that not only creates the acidic environment which is necessary for the chitosan solution, but it also cares for your hair making it smooth and shiny. Apple hydrosol – 2.26 oz (64 g) Apple cider vinegar - 0.46 oz (13 g) Prakaksi oil ...

How to make a chocolate body mousse

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Chocolate cosmetics are now on the top of public’s attention. Chocolate body wraps, masks, scrubs, creams, shampoos and balms are widespread as chocolate has purely beneficial impact on our skin and hair. One more advantage of these cosmetic products is that they have a stunning odor, so every care procedure for the body turns into an aromatherapy session. As scientists claim, the aroma of chocolate stimulates production of positive emotions, eliminates irritation and soothes. Neroli hydrosol – 2.33 oz (66 g) Orange oil – 0.35 oz (10 g) Shea butter – 0.18 oz (5 ...

How to make face serum with the lifting effect

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Nowadays cosmetics with the lifting effect promising the immediate effect and reducing the number of the surface wrinkles are very popular. But, being truly effective they cost too much. The home-made serum with the lifting effect is of the same quality as its manufactured analogues. It improves the skin condition immediately, reducing the number of wrinkles and actively preventing the emergence of the new ones. Moreover, it is much more affordable. Blackberry hydrosol – 2.93 oz (83 g) Natural moistening factor (NMF) – 0.16 oz (4.5 g) Blackberry extract – 0.18 oz ...

How to make hydrophilic oil for washing

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The proper skin purification is one of the most important factors of facial skin health. The purification must be thorough and deep, but gentle, tender, useful and agreeable at the same time. You can achieve it all using hydrophilic oil for washing. When interacting with water, it transforms into extremely tender milk that perfectly removes the remains of cosmetics and dirt. Sweet almond oil - 2.12 oz (60 g) Laurel oil - 0.71 oz (20 g) Meadowfoam oil - 0.35 oz (10 g) Polysorbate-80 - 0.35 oz (10 g) If kept in the fridge the laurel oil ...

How to make ice smoothy to improve the complexion

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This recipe will help you to improve your skin condition and complexion and to get rid of the pigment spots and small wrinkles. Due to the freezing all the valuable active substances of raspberry are preserved, and the convenient form (the small drops) guaranties a very economical consumption. Raspberry juice - 1 tbsp Powdered milk - 1 tsp Warm water - 1 tbsp Put the tea spoon of the powdered milk into the warm water and stir it till dissolve all lumps. The milk has been used for the skin care since olden times. Cleopatra was aware of its ...