How natural cosmetics differ from the organic cosmetics

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You should have heard a lot of different information about organic and natural cosmetics. These terms may seem quite similar, but still they have some differences. Natural products are received from different plants and minerals. They are not produced in the laboratory. Organic cosmetics are also made from natural products. No chemicals are used in the process of growing. Seaweed can serve as a great example because they are considered to be natural and non- organic due to the fact that they are grown not in natural conditions. Real organic products are not modified genetically, so they are as safe as natural ...

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 ...

How to make foaming facial wash from shampoo base

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Shampoo base may be used not only to make a shampoo, but it may also serve as one of the ingredients in making of shower gel, tender foam for facial wash etc. It is important to choose a shampoo base with minimal number of aggressive surfactants, which may be used in recipes of baby cosmetics. Shampoo base "Organic" – 1.76 oz (50 g) Chamomile hydrosol – 1.34 oz (38 g) Water-soluble shea butter – 0.35 oz (10 g) Lavender essential oil – 0.03 oz (1 g) Optiphen Plus preservative – 0.03 oz (1 g) We weigh shampoo base. It is very concentrated ...

How to make biphasic make-up removing tonic

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All people know that it’s very important to use only high-quality decorative cosmetics for doing make-up. But not less important are means for removing make-up that help to clean the skin completely from contaminations, rests of cosmetics and skin secretions. Thin and tender eyelid’s skin needs the most delicate cleansing means, which you may prepare yourself. Two-phase make-up removing tonic is very easy to make, and its effectiveness and durability of using turns to be far better than industrial copies. Sweet almond oil – 1.41 oz (40 g) Polysorbate-80 – 0.35 oz (10 ...

How to make lanolin hand cream

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Lanolin – is approved means to improve condition of skin. In winter lanolin cream is real escape for chapped, dry hand skin. Read below how to make the most effective hand cream by using minimum ingredients. Lime-tree hydrosol – 2.68 oz (76 g) Lanolin – 0.35 oz (10 g) Avocado oil – 0.35 oz (10 g) Neo Care emulsifier – 0.10 oz (3 g) Phenonip preservative – 0.02 oz (0.5 g) Palmarose essential oil – 0.02 oz (0.5 g) Having composition, similar to human skin fat, lanolin quickly restores damaged skin, makes it soft, moisturizes and ...

How to make Castile soap from scratch in a cold way

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For several centuries Castile soap is deservedly considered one of the most famous and widespread sorts of soap. Firstly made in Castile (the region in Spain) this soap has become popular all over the world. And all this is not by chance, it is known for its delicate and careful cleansing of the skin, the possibility to be used by people allergic to something and by babies. Castile soap is becoming more and more popular. This soap is very easy to make, rather longer you have to wait for it to ripen. The majority of soap makers start their first steps in creating soap from scratch right from Castile ...