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Food and Beauty, Make your Own Homemade Lotions

Food and Beauty, Make your Own Homemade Lotions
Make your own Home-made lotions. We hope that you enjoyed and tried out the cleansing and toning recipes in previous newsletters.
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  • We hope that you enjoyed and tried out the cleansing and toning recipes in previous newsletters.

  • It's easy to make your own lotions using healthy, chemical-free ingredients. When creating your homemade body lotion recipes you can control the herbs and essential oils you include and you can even choose your own fragrances and texture.

  • Remember to store any unused lotion in a sealed bottle in the fridge. Shake the bottle well before each use.

  • Soft Skin Lotion

  • Ingredients:

  • Dried chamomile 1 cup

  • Honey 4 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Wheat germ 8 teaspoons

  • Steep the chamomile in milk for 2 hours. Pour the mixture through a fine sieve or a coffee filter and discard the chamomile but keep the liquid in a small bowl. Stir through the honey and wheat germ and pour the entire mixture into a sealable bottle. Shake the mixture well to continue mixing. Smooth onto your skin before your shower. Leave the lotion on your skin for 5 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water under the shower. Your skin will be silky smooth.

  • Aloe Vera Moisturizing lotion

  • This moisturizing lotion is perfect as an after-sun lotion or as a deep moisturizing lotion for dry skin.

  • Ingredients:

  • Aloe Vera 1/4 cup

  • Mineral water 1/4 cup

  • Peppermint oil 2 drops

  • Heat the aloe Vera and mineral water in a double boiler, stirring slowly until they form a smooth, creamy consistency. Remove them from the heat and allow them to cool. Add the peppermint oil and stir in well. Spoon the moisturizer into a jar or container that has a lid.

  • Massage the lotion into your skin in slow, circular movements and leave on for 5 minutes. Rinse lightly with warm water if desired.

  • Deep Moisturizing Lotion

  • Ingredients:

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut oil 1 tablespoon

  • Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon

  • Pureed strawberries 2 tablespoons

  • Vitamin E oil 2 drops

  • Puree the strawberries in a food processor or blender and leave aside. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, coconut oil, vegetable oil and vitamin E oil by stirring together well. Stir in the pureed strawberries. Pour your lotion into a sealable bottle or container.

  • Massage the moisturizing lotion into your skin in slow, circular motions and leave on for 5 minutes. Rinse off in the shower under warm water. Your skin will feel rejuvenated and refreshed. Remember to store any unused lotion in a sealed bottle in the fridge. Shake the bottle well before each use.

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  • Many of you have asked questions regarding your problems, unfortunately we cannot give advice over the internet, a doctor should be at all times be consulted when taking advice from any source on the net or any media, as underlying issues can only be identified by qualified doctors. Our future newsletters will include a range of recipes and topics for your beauty regime, including questions you have asked and will include recipes that predominantly include ingredients in your kitchen cupboard.

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