for Natural lotions, cremes,
gathered from the web, and those
Should be used up in 2-3 weeks, so make it only in small batches.
Ingredients: - 30 ml Eau de cologne of you choice - 30 ml Freshly pressed lemon juice - 30 ml Glycerine
Put all ingredients in to a small bottle and shake well. Shake before every use.
Ingredients: - 5ml Jojoba oil - 30 ml Almond oil - 7.5 gr Beeswax - 7.5 ml Essential oils or fragrance of your choice
Try to experiment with different essential oils and fragrances. A nice one to start with using essential oils would be: 10 drops Petitgrain Paraguay, 5 drops Lemon, 5 drops Bergamot, 5 drops Olibanum (Frankincense).
baby massage oil
Mild, delightfully scented massage oil for babies and children. It is - of course - also suitable for adults.
Ingredients: - 50 ml Almond oil - 4 drops Lemon essential oil - 10 drops Mandarine essential oil - 10 drops Orange essential oil
Put all ingredients in to a small
bottle and shake well.
Perfum cream and Baby Massage Oil recipes by Hillside Herbal Products
Recipes sent in by visitors, those i've
tried myself or found on the web
Jasmine Hand & Body Lotion
Melt the butter blend in the oil over low heat then allow to cool. Measure the water, aloe vera gel and glycerin into a deep bowl. Slowly drizzle in a small amount of the oil mixture and beat vigorously with a wire whisk. Continue to drizzle and beat until all the oil is blended into the water. Stir in five drops of jasmine fragrance. Pour into a container, label and enjoy.
Variations: Use a flower water in place of the distilled water. Use an herbal infusion, such as Calendula, in place of the distilled water. Experiment with essential oils for different fragrances and therapeutic effects.
Peaches & Cream Moisturizing Lotion
Peel and mash one very ripe peach. Strain through a sieve to extract all the juice. Mix peach juice with an equal quantity of fresh cream. Keep refrigerated.
High Protein Moisturizer
Beat 1 egg yolk into 1 cup whole milk. Apply to face with fingertips. Bottle and store remainder in refrigerator.
Apply any of the following
vegetable, seed or nut oils to the skin
Lavender Toilet Water
Lavender has a lovely soft fragrance
and is used in many beauty care products, soaps and talcum
powders.Lavender toilet water is refreshing, cooling and slightly
You can make an effective sweet
smelling hand lotion that keep the hands soft and fragrant.
For a refreshing bath, add a strong
infusion of lavender flowers to the bath water.
Put all the ingredients in a screw
topped 0.5 liter (1 pt) bottle and shake vigorously. Leave the bottle on a
sunny window sill for about 2 weeks, shaking well every day.
Basic Cold Cream
This recipe gives you a basic cold cream/moisturizer, which you can add to as you like with scented oils.
Combine egg yolk and lemon juice and stir with a wire whisk, gradually adding oils until mixture thickens. If it's too thick, add more lemon juice.
All Purpose Hand Cream
Mix almond meal, comfrey root and parsley in a small bowl and set aside. In another bowl, mix egg, honey and glycerin. Stir in 3 tbsp of the almond mixture. Rub the mixture gently into your hands, letting it penetrate for 20-30 minutes, then wash off with warm water. Refrigerate mixture between uses.
Slowly heat paraffin with the oils in a double boiler. Stir until blended. Add in the glycerin and remove from heat. Let cool before using
Cucumber Facial Mask
Put all ingredients into a blender and mix well until smooth. Apply to your face (avoid your eyes). Leave on for 15-20 minutes, then rinse off. Mix a fresh batch for each use.
Egg Facial Mask (Smooths and Moisturizes)
Beat the egg in a small bowl. Add the coconut oil and honey slowly, beating until it's the consistency of mayonnaise. Spoon mixture into a toilet paper roll, sitting upright in a small bowl. Set in the freezer overnight. To use, peel away the top of the cardboard roll and smooth the frozen stick over your face. Leave it on for 5-10 minutes, then wash off with warm water. Keep the stick covered with plastic wrap and freeze between uses.
Herbal Facial Mask (Cleans and Tightens Pores)
Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Apply the mixture to your face and neck. Let dry (10-15 minutes) and rinse off with warm water.
Lavender Flower Infusion
An infusion of fresh flowers can be
used to tone the skin once a day.
Combine egg yolk and lemon juice in a small bowl. Stir with a wire whisk while adding both oils until the mixture thickens. If it's too thick, add more lemon juice.
Makeup Remover and Moisturizer
Slowly heat paraffin with the oil in a double boiler. In a separate saucepan, heat the water until it simmers, then dissolve the alum in it. Let cool, then add to the warm mineral oil and paraffin mixture. As everything cools, the paraffin will rise to the top. Drain off the water. The residue is your makeup remover.
Oil of eucalyputs or cade can be used in place of peppermint, if you prefer. Pour the water and alcohol into a bottle, then add the oil. Cap and shake well. Apply to your skin with a clean cloth.
Lavender Facial Steam
Lavender flowers can be mixed with
other herbs for a facial steam to improve a dull-looking complexion and
tone the skin.
To make Lavender scented soap take
12 tablespoons grated pure, unscented soap and place in a bowl fitted over
a pan of simmering water, stir it until melted.
Break open capsules to remove vitamin E and combine with other ingredients in a small bowl. Mix well. To use, apply to your skin with cotton balls. Refrigerate between uses.
Strawberry Skin Moisturizer
Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Store in the refrigerator in a covered jar between uses.
Almond Oil Wrinkle Cream
Melt lanolin and almond oil in a double boiler. Add water and allow to cool. Mix in cod liver oil and comfrey. Apply gently to face and rinse off after 5-10 minutes.
Bran and Oatmeal
Bran and oatmeal both make great hand smoothers. To make bran water, add 1 cup of boiling water to 1/2 cup of natural bran and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Strain out the bran and leave small amount of bran water in a bowl by the kitchen sink (refrigerate the rest until you're ready to use it). Dip your hands into the water and dab them dry 3-4 times a day, especially after washing dishes.
For an oatmeal wash, simmer one part of old-fashioned (non-instant) oatmeal in 2-3 parts water until the meal swells and is soft. Strain into a container and use like the bran water.
Soothing Bath Oil
Combine honey, milk, salt and baking soda in a bowl. Fill your tub and pour the mixture in. Add the baby oil and a few drops of the fragrance.
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