How to make sugaring at home

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Sugaring – is relatively new in our country, but known in the East for long time method of depilation. The unusual name derives from word sugar, as actually sugar is responsible for removing unwanted hair on the body. The essence of sugar depilation is that hair is removed with the help of sugar syrup brewed according to a special recipe. Cooled and thickened syrup is applied to a necessary area of the body then with a sudden movement is teared off along with unwanted hairs. At first sight sugaring procedure is similar to wax depilation, but really sugar depilation has incontestable advantages. Firstly, ...

How to make sweet jelly for hands

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To keep your hand skin perfect regular diverse care is needed. Creams, scrubs, little baths for hands are intended to soften, nourish and moisturize hand skin, prolonging its youth look and beauty. Sweet jelly with ground grape seeds, possessing at a time peeling, nourishing and moisturizing properties, allow both taking care of hands skin and saving time. Hydrosol of grape – 2.99 oz (85 g) Sugar – 0.17 oz (5 g) Oil of grape seeds - 0.17 oz (5 g) Ground grape seeds – 0.10 oz (3 g) Xanthan gum - 0.03 oz (1 g) Optiphen plus preservative - 0.03 oz (1 ...

How to make solid shower gel

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Common cosmetic care agents, not in traditionally liquid but in solid state are gaining more and more popularity. Solid shampoos or shower gels have lots of positive points which are – using safe surfactants in producing them, and economical expenditure while using, and convenience during transportation (it’s very convenient to take little pieces of cleaners with you when going to the gym, on a trip or on vacation etc.) White soap base on goat’s milk (Crystal Goats Milk) – 2.57 oz (73 g) Surfactants cocoa - 0.53 oz (15 g) Watersoluble shea butter – 0.35 oz (10 ...

How to make effervescent tablets for manicure

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Hands – is person’s business card, that’s why we pay so much attention and dedicate so much time to manicure. It doesn’t matter where is the manicure done – in a nail studio or at home, in any case one adhere to the definite order of actions that is – correction of the form of nails, bath, cutting off the cuticle and nail polish. Special effervescent tablets for manicure not only soften cuticle and prepare it for trimming, but also strengthen nails, giving the hand skin well-groomed look. Baking soda – 4 tbsp Citric acid – 2 tbsp Magnesium sulfate – 1 tbsp Sea salt – 1 ...

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 ...