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 ...

Benefit of tomatoes for health and beauty

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The benefit of tomato is amazing as it is advisable for health as well as for beauty. Tomatoes are rich in phosphorus, calcium,Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, potassium and iron. The other advantage of this wonderful vegetable is its availability in our everyday life. Tomatoes are necessary for your health because they stimulate the blood circulation and blood clarification. One of the ingredients (Vitamin K) hampers blood flow. The other drastic component (lycopene) prevents from the proliferation of cancer cells and reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. If you want to lessen blood ...

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 ...

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 ...