Mariama Shares Homemade Recipes To Treat Your Face.

Posted on October 28, 2011

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 Basic Cold Cream and Makeup Remover


Nighttime is the right time to apply any face treatment. At night your skin will not be exposed to the sunlight, air pollution or any bacteria-ridden particles that might be present in the air. Your skin also repairs itself at night by replacing dead skin cells with fresh new ones. Making sure your skin absorbs enough nutrients during the night is vital. It will revitalize your facial skin and works wonders on skin that has been exposed to all the dirt and grime of the daytime.
Here Is some recipes to make at home for your face!
use this primarily as a makeup remover for heavy stage makeup, but it doubles as a terrific ultra-thick moisturizing foot and ” Flaky shin” cream.

1 tablespoon jojoba base oil

7 tablespoons pure vegetable shortening (no lard please)

10 drops lavender or Roman chamomile essential oil

Recommended for: normal, dry, sensitive, mature, or environmentally damaged skin

Use: daily

Follow with: astringent or toner

Prep Time: approximately 20 to 30 minutes, plus 1 to 2 hours set up

Blending Tools: small spoon or whisk

Store In: plastic or glass jar

Yield: 1/2 cup

In a small saucepan over low heat or in a double boiler, warm the oil and shortening until the two have completely melted. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Add the essential oil, then begging stirring slowly with a small spoon or whisk until mixture begin to thicken and become opaque. Pour into storage jars and cap. Depending on the temperature of your working space, the product may take a couple of hours to completely set up and attain its thick, creamy consistency. If you wish to hasten this, you can place container(s) in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. No refrigeration of the finished product is required, but for maximum freshness and potency, please use within 6 to 12 months.

Application Tips: Using a soft cloth, cleansing pad, or your fingers, apply approximately 1/2 to 1 teaspoon to cover entire face, throat, and decollete.

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