Sunday, November 9, 2008

A Guide to Natural Beauty (Natural Beauty Recipes)

A Guide to Natural Beauty. Natural Beauty Recipes. Natural beauty is not something that is lost, although we certainly do not hear about it much. There are some fantastic natural beauty products out there to choose from, and one of the biggest mistakes that people make is thinking that just because a product is natural that it does not offer all the same benefits and effectiveness as their standard counterparts.

The best thing about natural beauty products is that for the most part, you can get recipes and make your own products at home. This means the safest beauty care because you know just what is going into every single product that you make. Especially if you have sensitive skin or some sort of skin condition this will be ideal.

Of all the different natural beauty products that you can make, here are a few of the most popular recipes, ones that you will definitely want to try out first.

Avocado Carrot Cream Mask

This is a face mask that contains avocados, which are rich in Vitamin E and help to nourish the skin. It also contains carrots which are very high in beta-carotene and antioxidants, and for it you will need 1 avocado mashed, 1 carrot cooked and mashed, ½ cup heavy cream, 1 egg beaten, and 3 tablespoons honey.

To make it all you need to do is mix all ingredients in a bowl until smooth, and then spread gently over your face and neck. You want to leave this mixture on for about fifteen minutes, after which you need to rinse well and then pat dry.

Cucumber Honey Toner

There is also the cucumber honey toner which you may want to try, and which will help to tighten and tone loose skin. For it all you need is 2 teaspoons honey and 1 medium cucumber peeled and cut up into pieces. Then you want to puree the cucumber in a blender, line a sieve with cheesecloth and set the sieve over a glass bowl or measuring cup.

Then you want to pour the cucumber puree through the sieve and let it stand for 15 minutes for the juices to drip into the bowl. Once this is done, all you need to do is pour the clear juice into a clean bottle and then add the honey.

When you go to use it, you want to shake the bottle and saturate a cotton pad with the lotion, then sweep it over your face and neck, and let it air dry.

All of these natural beauty recipes are very quick and easy to make, which is one of the most loved features of these sorts of recipes, and so you can prepare them and get on with your busy day.

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