Monday, November 30, 2009

Lush Inspired - Homemade Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter

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Homemade Make Up Remover - Kukui Nut Cleansing Oil

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Homemade Make Up Remover - Kukui Nut Cleansing Oil

All commercial Cleansing Oils are Oils (mineral or\and natural) combined with Emulsifier to clean the skin of dirt and impurities. The best for me was the green one from Shu Uemura, but very expensive too. I decided to try something different, less expensive and natural...
Most of us have heard of one natural cleansing method called The Oil Cleansing Method or "OCM" (using the combination of Extra Virgin Olive (EVOO) and Castor (CO) Oils as a Cleanser). I've tried it, unfortunately it... broke me out. So I've decided to add to my Cleansing Oil an Emulsifying Element to dissolve the oil when used with water.
I am so excited, because it works as good as those like Shu Uemura and does not break me out! It removes easily makeup and impurities. On contact with water, this cleansing oil transforms into creamy milk.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Review - Coastal Scents Eye Shadow Brushes (The Pink Line)

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I got these brushes from Coastal Scents about two month ago and I'd like to do a quick review to let you know how I feel about them.

First of all, I have to say - The Handles look really cheap !!! But, for the price...

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Lush Inspired - Homemade Winter Lip Balm

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Lush Inspired Series

Keep your lips soft, smooth and hydrated during the winter.
This winter lip balm is formulated to moisturize, hydrate and protect my lips to avoid chapped lips during the cold winter months. And like most homemade skin care products it is actually quite easy to make...

We'll use today a new recipe for the "Lip Service Lip Balm" from the Lush web-site.


Friday, November 6, 2009

You SHOULD NOT EAT or DRINK these MIXTURES!!!

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These products use
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very concentrated ingredients
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and should be used
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only for external skin use.
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If you have sensitive skin
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try these mixtures
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on a small part of your skin.

You are trying these recipes at your own risk!

Please be careful !
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It is always best to test!!!
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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Homemade Thyme Leaf, Rosemary Leaf and Licorice Root Extracts

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Last month I've made a research about "acne treatment" products and find out that many of them contain:

Thyme Leaf, Rosemary Leaf and Liquorice (Licorice) Root Extracts.

These herbs include essential oils, tannins, flavonoids, saponins, glycosides, phenolic compounds, polysaccharides and triterpenic acids, providing antibacterial and antiseptic action helping to heal the skin and protect skin from acne.
Most of these components can be extracted by Alcohol and Hot Water. The polysaccharide compounds need to be hot water extracted. The anti-inflammatory compounds (triterpenoids) can only be extracted by alcohol.

Lush Inspired - Homemade "Spot cleanse acne prone skin"

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Lush Inspired Series - Face Treatment

"Spot cleanse acne prone skin"

I suffer from blemishes and pimples during PMS:(
One week before The Day my chin breaks out.
I hate it!
If you, like me, looking for acne treatment, try this recipe.

I found the this product on the web-site of Lush, here . Lush provides a lot of information about the ingredients in their products, so you'll be able to do this mixture by youself.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Homemade Pomegranate Peel Extract

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I've been reading a lot about anti-oxidantal activity of Pomegranate Peel Extract and recently decided to try it in my own "skin care line".

Monday, November 2, 2009

Homemade Pomegranate Hydrating Toner

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This combination of effective hydrosols is toning, calming, hydrating and reviving stressed skin.
The main purpose of the facial toner is to remove all traces of cleanser and to restore a original pH.

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