Handmade Cosmetics

How to make liquid soap-foam from soap base

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Due to its tender and airy consistence soap-foam cleans the skin very gently and delicately. Adding some orange essential oil into the foam transforms a usual showering into the aromatherapy that improves your mood and increases vitality. Transparent soap base – 0.35 oz (10 g) Orange hydrosol – 3.03 oz (86 g) Orange oil – 0.07 oz (2 g) Sweet orange essential oil – 0.03 oz (1 g) Optihen plus preservative – 0.03 oz (1 g) Cut the soap base into small cubes. Melt it on a water bath or in a microwave oven. Pour the orange ...

How to make an emollient cream for feet

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Regular feet skin care helps us avoid numerous troubles – the hardened and dry skin, chapped heels that cause pain. Using foot scrubs and exfoliating gels helps get rid of the dead skin cells. In order to keep your feet skin in a perfect condition for a long time, it is necessary to use soothing creams. Linden hydrosol – 2.11 oz (60 g) NeoCare emulsifier – 0.17 oz (5 g) Shea oil – 0.17 oz (5 g) Sweet almond oil – 0.17 oz (5 g) Glycerin – 0.17 oz (5 g) Lanolin – 0.17 oz (5 g) Bee wax – 0.10 oz (3 g) Neroli wax – 0.10 oz (3 g) Urea – 0.10 oz (3 g) Stearic acid – 0.07 oz (2 ...

How to make a tender foam-gel for facial wash

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Many people think that the main index of perfect cleansing properties of cosmetic mean is its intensive foaming. If there is a lot of foam – this is a good shampoo, shower gel, foam for facial wash etc. Actually, you don’t really need much foam for good cleansing of the skin or hair. Ayurvedic shampoo, solid shower gel or tender foam-gel for facial wash may serve as examples of this recipe. Jasmine hydrosol – 2.9 oz (85 g) Surfactants cocoa – 0.3 oz (10 g) Glycyrrhiza extract – 0.1 oz (3 g) Mannane konjac – 0.02 oz (0.5 g) Allantoin - 0.02 oz (0.5 g) Optiphen Plus ...

How to make honey shampoo for all hair types

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For centuries honey is famous for its medicinal properties. It is widely used in cosmetic, medical, cooking recipes. Very often honey is contained in hair care cosmetic agents. It stimulates growth of hair, moisturizes and nourishes them, gives volume to haircut and removes split ends. Lime-tree hydrosol – 1.59 oz (45 g) Shampoo base "Organic" – 0.88 oz (25 g) Surfactants cocoa – 0.18 oz (5 g) Water soluble shea butter – 0.18 oz (5 g) Honey – 0.18 oz (5 g) Cetyl alcohol – 0.14 oz (4 g) Lime-tree extract – 0.14 oz (4 g) Water soluble sulfur – 0.14 oz (4 ...

How to make baby powder

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Baby skin is very thin and highly sensitive to external stimuli. Appearance of irritations, reddening, and diaper rashes – this is not a full list of numerous troubles, which trap a first year old baby. Baby powder helps to cope with them. Many cosmetics companies produce baby powder, but you can make it yourself, besides, baby powder made by caring mum’s hands is much better and more effective than bought one. Talc – 2.29 oz (65 g) Corn starch – 0.88 oz (25 g) Zinc oxide – 0.32 oz (9 g) Allantoin – 0.03 oz (1 g) Lavender essential oil – 10 ...

How to make a gel to care of the skin around eyes

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The thin and tender skin around our eyes needs special cosmetics. It is unacceptable to use heavy and greasy creams for the eyelid skin care. A perfect variant is a light gel which includes active moisturizing, nourishing and anti-aging components that are effective even in small dosages. Cornflower hydrosol – 3.24 oz (92 g) Eye Regener – 0.08 oz (2.5 g) Succinic acid – 0.07 oz (2 g) Shiitake extract – 0.07 oz (2 g) Low molecular weight hyaluronic acid – 0.01 oz (0.25 g) High molecular weight hyaluronic acid – 0.01 oz (0.25 g) Optihen plus preservative – 0.03 ...

How to make feet deotalc with potassium alums

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The deotalc with potassium alums simultaneously performs two functions – it neutralizes odor and gives you the feeling of freshness. You can not only avoid the emergence of odor from your body and feet, but also prevent excess sweating. Corn starch – 1.51 oz (45 g) Talc – 1.41 oz (40 g) Potassium alums – 0.35 oz (10 g) Zink oxide – 0.14 oz (4 gr) Lemon essential oil – 10 drops Eucalyptus essential oil – 10 drops Crumble up the potassium alums in a mortar. Exactly this component gives the talc its pronounced bactericidal ...

How to make crystal deodorant

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Safe for man and harmless for environment, eco-cosmetics is very popular nowadays. Perhaps, everybody has not once heard about miraculous Fresh Crystal (Purex Crystal), which reliably protects from sweat and has no negative influence on human body. The content of such eco-deodorant is simple – potassium alum, which makers put in user-friendly package. Such deodorant is very easy to do yourself, it turns out to be none worse than bought one, but far cheaper. Potassium alum – 3.46 oz (98 g) Glycerol – 0.05 oz (1.5 g) Zinc oxide – 0.02 oz (0.5 ...

How to make summer menthol soap of the soap base

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Menthol is the most demanded cosmetic ingredient in the summer time. It can give you the coolness and refresh even on the hottest day. Menthol is included in the shampoos, shower gels, creams, lotions, tonics, skin sprays and soaps. Crystal Suspending swirl soap base – 3.52 oz (100 g) Crystal menthol – 0.17 oz (5 g) Sweet almond oil – 0.17 oz (5 g) White cosmetic dye Green cosmetic dye Green tea perfume Cut the soap base into small pieces, put it on the water bath and heat it until it melts completely. While the soap base ...

How to make renovating mask for hair

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Healthy shining hair has always been considered the main decoration of a woman. But what should be done if after regular dyeing, hairdos, and other manipulation with hair, it has become lifeless and dull? Of course there is one way to renew it. Great numbers of means for hair care, made with your own hands allow to get rid of hair loss and return it its healthy luster as soon as possible. Today we are going to tell how to make very effective mask that renovates hair and gives it shine and well-groomed look. Water – 2.22 oz (63 g) Pentaclethra macroloba seed oil – 0.35 oz (10 ...