Home Cosmetics
 There were times when the shops are not able to please not that diverse, but also, in principle, the presence of any cosmetics. However, on the shelves of our grandmothers wearing the full arsenal of skin care and hair care. Where are they taking him? Of course, we do ourselves. In the course were a variety of herbs, as well as food.

Today, all over the world recognize the benefits of cosmetics based on natural ingredients. But we do not need to do it yourself, since the choice of natural products is huge today, showcases richly lined with all kinds of jars, tubes and bottles. What is there just is not: and shampoos based on medicinal plants and scrubs of the ground nuts, fruit and lotions, and even the cream of vegetables. All this not only pleases the eye, but also wallet, because pricing is very diverse.

  Perhaps you, too, appreciate and love natural products. But, if you are confused by the fact that when you read the part on the bottle of shampoo nettle extract, find the latest after a long list of incomprehensible and apparently chemical names; if you can not understand what chamomile cream in a jar for $ 100 is different from the same extract in a jar, which is 1000; or doubt that a natural product could deteriorate so long, then you can try to cook home cosmetics that have been successfully used by our grandmothers. Of course, we do not cook mascara or lipstick - like hand-Maid only harms the beauties of the time, but the cook cream, lotion, cleanser or lotion us quite a force.

Face Cream

  Cream for all skin types. Take 1 tbsp. spoonful of chamomile pour 100 ml of boiling water. Let stand for 2 hours, strain. The infusion is ready, add 1 tsp. Glycerin and 2 tsp. Of honey. Dishes cover and push composition for an hour, then strain. Melt in a water bath 50 grams of butter and 2-3 tsp. Vegetable oil. The melted mixture, add 2 egg yolks and rub, gradually adding an infusion of chamomile, glycerin and honey. Then add 30 ml of alcohol camphor and stir until completely cooled. Cream store in the refrigerator.

  Cream for dry skin. Pour 50 grams of the crushed pulp in pears 50 ml of hot oil. Let stand for 3 days. Drain received pear butter, add the 50 ml cream, whipped with 1 egg yolk, cream and put in a tightly closing jar. Storing the cream in the fridge.

  Eye cream

  Take 1 tsp. Uppers flour, mix it with a little rose water so as to obtain a liquid slurry.

Heat the slurry, stirring constantly, until it turns into a transparent jelly-like mass. Cool and apply to the skin around the eyes for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

For the preparation of rose water pour 1 tbsp. a spoonful of rose petals cup of boiling water, cover and strain after 30 minutes. Rose water can be stored in the refrigerator.

  Melt 5 grams of grated beeswax in 50 ml of liquid vegetable oils (avocado, jojoba), over very low heat. Add gradually 30 ml of pure water or a flower and beat with a mixer. Then add 4-8 drops of essential oils and whisk again. Transfer to a jar and refrigerate.

  Lip Cream

  Take 1 tsp. Of butter and melt it on very low heat, add 0, 5 tsp. Cocoa powder and stir thoroughly. Bring to a boil, pour into a jar and let cool. Ointment applied at the thick lip and hold for 30 minutes. The ointment is stored in the refrigerator.

Face Lotion

  Lotion for oily skin prone to dilation of small blood vessels. Take 2 tbsp. spoon mixture mountain arnica and sage, taken in equal quantities, pour a glass of boiling water. Infuse for 20-30 minutes, cool, strain, add 1 tbsp. a spoonful of vodka and wipe the face, morning and evening.

  Take 1 tbsp. a spoonful of warm boiled water, add 1 tsp. honey, stir, cool. Then add the juice of half a lemon. This nourishing and toning lotion is suitable for all skin types. Helps fight wrinkles.

Facial Cleanser

  Mark 0, 5 liters of fresh milk, heat, add the 0, 5 cups of rose petals (grown in the open field) and 3 tsp. Glycerin. All components are thoroughly mixed. After the mixture has cooled, beat it with a mixer until smooth and pour milk in a glass bowl. Milk can be stored in the refrigerator for 4 days.

  Take 25 grams of nuts, mince, pour 100 ml of hot water, add 0, 5 tsp. Of salt and let stand for 1 hour. Store milk in the refrigerator can be within 2 weeks. Milk is perfect for dry skin.


  For normal to dry hair. Take 1 tbsp. spoon to grind oatmeal, 1 egg yolk, 1 tsp. honey. Steamed oatmeal with boiling water, add egg yolk and honey. The resulting mass is spread on the hair, massaging, leaving 10-15 minutes and then rinse.

If your hair is dry and brittle, you can add a whole egg.

  For normal to oily hair. Take 200-300 ml of yogurt, 1 tbsp. spoon of mustard powder, 2 eggs (better quail), 1 tsp. honey. All the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Wet the hair with water, put them on the prepared mixture to massage the head, then carefully wash everything.

  Hair Balm

  Moisturizing and nourishing balm for all hair types. Take 1 ripe banana mid-size, 1 tbsp. a spoonful of honey, 1 tsp. almond oil. Mash the banana, add honey and oil, stir thoroughly. The resulting mass is put on hair, put on his head a plastic cap and warm towel and leave for 15-30 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with clean water.

  Vitamin balm. Take 20 grams of onion, garlic, lemon juice, the same amount of mayonnaise and honey. Mix well and refrigerate. The resulting mixture is rubbed into the scalp, and then put on a plastic cap and warm towel head. After 3-4 hours wash your hair with shampoo and rinse your hair in water with the addition of dry mustard to neutralize the odor. Use balm once a week.
Hair conditioner

  This conditioner strengthens hair and makes them silky, suitable for all hair types. Mix equal proportions of sage, birch leaves, chamomile, yarrow. Pour 1 tbsp. spoon collection 1 liter of boiling water, let stand for 10 minutes, strain and rinse hair.

  Take 50 grams of parsley pour 0, 5 liters of cold water, bring to a boil and boil for 15 minutes. Strain broth, cool to 40 degrees and rinse their hair after washing. This conditioner makes hair shiny and manageable.
Author: Anna Winner