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Homemade Avocado Moisturizer & Night Cream

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Homemade Avocado Face CreamIn this article, you will find 3 diy homemade avocado cream recipes-they need only 2 natural ingredients & you can make them easily at home.

Make Your Own Avocado Creams At Home

Avocado is a great “nature-gift” that can be used to moisturize your skin. The presence of the natural fats makes the avocado an excellent choice when we need to moisturize our skin. They’re so gentle, which makes them good for any skin type.

Making your own avocado moisturizing cream is super easy and only needs 2 natural ingredients.

How To Make Avocado Moisturizing Cream At Home?

You will need:

(i) Avocado: 1/4, fully ripe & soft.

(ii) Oil: Few drops (any oil of your choice, good options are sweet almond oil, pure coconut oil, or extra virgin olive oil)

Method:

Mash the avocado with a fork until you get fine pulp consistency paste. Add a few drops of the oil to the fine pulp and mix thoroughly.

Apply this diy moisturizer on your entire face with your clean fingertips, avoiding your eyes. Relax and allow the moisturizing cream to work its magic for 10 to 15 minutes.

Rinse off the cream residues with lukewarm water. This all-natural moisturizing cream will make your skin feel hydrated & fresh. Try it, and share your experience with us under the comments section below.

# 2

Avocado Facial Nourishing Moisturizer

Try this, the easiest avocado skin care recipe. This will help you achieve a well hydrated, nourished, soft & supple skin.

You will need: Only a peel of fully ripe avocado

Just take the peel of an avocado and gently wipe the inside of it across your face. Your face will thank you for this pure-natural, nourishing moisturizer. Relax & wait for 15 minutes and then rinse your face.

And if you have extremely dry skin, leave it on overnight to allow  it to work its magic all night!

[Read: Avocado & Honey Face Mask]

# 3

Homemade Avocado Night Cream

You will need:

(i) Avocado: 1, ripe & soft

(ii) Yogurt: 1/2 cup

Method:

Mash the avocado thoroughly in a glass bowl until you get a smooth, paste-like consistency. Add in the yogurt, and mix the two ingredients well. Transfer the cream into an airtight container, and store it your fridge.

Apply the cream, and gently massage your face. Leave the cream on for 10 to 15 minutes so that its nutrients sink into your skin. Rinse it off with water.

You can use this cream 2-3 times a week.

Almond Oil Anti-Ageing Moisturizing Cream-Dry Skin

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Almonds Oil Night CreamIn this article, you will find chemicals free DIY Almond Oil Night Cream For Dry Skin that you can make at home by using only natural ingredients.

Does it make sense to buy beauty products containing chemicals when we have option to use homemade natural beauty products to nourish our skin. Almond oil is one such natural ingredient that can nourish your skin from deep inside.

Remember how our grand-moms used to soak almonds overnight, peel them next morning? Well, you can say that you don’t have time to do such things. Ok, ok – I will tell you a good workable way out. Let’s use sweet almond oil, which is a great natural ingredient that can help you get a healthy, youthful and glowing skin.

Why Almond Oil?

Almond oil is rich in Vitamin E and contains Vitamin A, Zinc, and Omega-3 Fatty Acids? While Vitamin A smoothens fine lines, Omega-3 Fatty Acids can help avoid premature skin ageing. Also, Vitamin E can help avoid skin cells damage, whereas zinc provides healing benefit. In addition, almond oil is neither heavy nor sticky, so is suitable for all types of skin.

[Read: Almond Oil For Treating Wrinkles]

Almond Oil Anti-Ageing Moisturizing Cream For Dry Skin

Almond oil contains good amount of vitamin E. While improving skin tone, it helps rejuvenate & plump up the skin to fade out the appearance of fine lines. Cocoa is rich in antioxidants and makes the skin look radiant and youthful. Honey and cocoa butter provide glow & smoothness to the skin.

You will need:

(i) Sweet Almond oil: 1 tablespoon, pure

(ii) Cocoa butter: 2 tablespoons

(iii) Honey: 1 tablespoon

(iv) Rose water: 2 teaspoons

Method

(i) Melt the cocoa butter together with the almond oil.

(ii) Take the mixture off the heat and add the honey and rosewater to it.

(iii) Mix the ingredients well and allow it to cool.

(iv) Transfer the concoction to a tight-lid glass container & store it in a fridge. Use it every night before you hit the bed.

Note: You can adjust the amounts of the ingredients so as to get cream like consistency.

Try to make this cream at home, and use it every night. Share your experience with us under the comments section below.

6 Homemade Oatmeal Face Scrubs For Oily Skin

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DIY Oatmeal Scrubs For Oily SkinIn this article, you will find, some effective oatmeal face scrubs that will help remove oiliness from your face, making your skin look fresh & healthy.

Oily skin is highly susceptible to acne breakouts, and is difficult to deal with. Moreover, the presence of excessive oil on your face makes it look dull, fatigued and filthy.

Many women rely on blotting paper to get rid of the excessive oil from their faces, but it doesn’t make their skin feel fresh. Some women use makeup to conceal the oiliness. But these methods are not healthy solutions.

The healthy way is to use some good oil absorbing natural ingredients so that you get healthy feelings.

Though there are certain natural ingredients that are known to be beneficial for oily skin, but there is one that is especially considered very effective. Guess – it’s the humble oatmeal!

Oatmeal is soothing, and it acts as exfoliating & cleansing agent for the skin. So, it is very effective in wiping off excess oil and impurities from your skin. Moreover, it contains anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds and saponins. All of these help improve skin health.

Oatmeal Scrubs For Oily Skin

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Oatmeal With Aloe Vera Gel & Almond Powder Scrub For Oily Skin

Aloe vera has soothing properties and almond powder has oil-absorbing properties. Oatmeal, Aloe Vera Gel & Almond Powder make a good combo for oily skin.

You will need:

(i) Oatmeal: 1 teaspoon

(ii) Aloe vera gel: 1 tablespoon, pure

(iii) Almond powder: 1/2 teaspoon, sweet almonds (you can ground almonds into powder form at home)

Method: Mix all the ingredients; your facial scrub is ready. Gently scrub your face with it. Rinse your face thoroughly using lukewarm water. Pat dry your face with a soft towel. You may apply your favorite toner & a light moisturizer.

[Read: Aloe Vera & Rose Water Face Mask]

[Read: How To Use Almond Oil For Skin]

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Oatmeal & Yogurt Scrub Oily Skin Scrub

Yogurt contains lactic acid, which while absorbing excess oils – draws out impurities from the skin as well. And, when you combine it with an effective oil absorbing natural ingredient like oatmeal – it makes a powerful oil absorbing facial scrub.

You will need:

(i) Oatmeal: 1 teaspoon

(ii) Yogurt: 1 teaspoon, plain (unflavored & unsweetened)

Method: Combine the above two ingredients well, and your scrub is ready. Apply the concoction on your face, leaving it on for about 10 minutes. Rinse it off thoroughly with lukewarm water. Pat dry your face, and use your favorite toner (optional) & a light moisturizer.

[Read: Yogurt & Honey Face Mask]

[Read:Lemon & Yogurt For Skin]

# 3

Oily Skin Scrub – Oatmeal & Rosewater:

While getting rid of oiliness from your face, it will leave your skin not only less greasy but feeling fresh also.

You will need:

(i) Oatmeal: 1 teaspoon

(ii) Rosewater: 2 teaspoons

Method: Blend the two ingredients well. Clean your face and scrub your entire face thoroughly with the concoction. Use lukewarm water to rinse your face thoroughly. Pat dry your face. Apply a light moisturizer, to keep your skin hydrated.

[Read: Rose Water & Glycerin Hydrating Face Mist]

[Read: Aloe Vera & Rose Water Face Mask]

# 4

Skin Tightening Oily Skin Scrub – Oatmeal & Egg White

Egg white is rich in protein that is good for skin tightening. When combined with oatmeal, it can do wonders to cleanse oily skin, and improving the skin’s texture.

You will need:

(i) Egg white: 1

(ii) Oatmeal: 1 teaspoon

Method: Whisk an egg white in a bowl until it becomes smooth & frothy. Add the oatmeal and combine the two ingredients well. Smear the concoction on your entire face and scrub gently for 2 minutes. Rinse your face completely using lukewarm water, and then splash cold water on your face. Pat dry your face with a soft towel. Apply a light moisturizer to keep the skin hydrated.

[Read: Homemade Egg White Face Masks For All Skin Types]

# 5

Oatmeal, Honey & Lemon Scrub For Acne Prone Oily Skin

Both honey & lemon juice have anti-bacterial properties. The anti-bacterial property when combined with the exfoliating property of the oatmeal will make an effective oily skin exfoliating scrub. This will help you not only get rid of greasiness from your skin, but will keep control on also acne breakouts.

You will need:

(i) Oatmeal: 1 teaspoon

(ii) Honey: 1/2 teaspoon

(iii) Lemon juice: 1/4 teaspoon, freshly squeezed

Method: Combine the above ingredients well, and your oily, acne prone skin scrub is ready. Smear your face with the concoction, and gently scrub your skin for 2-3 minutes. Let it stay on your face for about 10 minutes. Use cold water to rinse your face thoroughly.

[Read: Milk & Honey Face Masks]

[Read: Best Milk Face Packs]

# 6

Nourishing Oily Skin Scrub – Oatmeal & Tomato

Tomato has skin nourishing & pores shrinking properties. This scrub while removing excessive oil from your skin, will also nourish & freshen your skin.

You will need:

(i) Oatmeal: 1 teaspoon

(ii) Tomato pulp: 2 teaspoons, freshly scooped out of a ripe tomato

Method

Blend the above two ingredients well. Apply the concoction on your face, and scrub it gently in small circular motions for a few minutes. Rinse your face with cold water, pat dry and apply a light moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated.

[Read: Tomato & Sugar Facial Scrubs]

Natural Orange Peel Moisturizing Night Cream

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Orange Peel Night CreamIn this article, you will find natural orange peel night time moisturizing cream recipe to nourish your skin and make it look soft & supple.

Orange peel is packed with vitamin C, which is a good for skin. You can use it for making Orange peel natural moisturizing & nourishing cream for face that you can use at night. It’s easy to make, contains no chemicals – so has has no side effects.

[Read: Orange Peel Face Mask Recipes For Tight, Glowing Skin]

Homemade Orange Peel Moisturizing Night Cream

You will need:

(i) Orange peel – of 2 oranges

(ii) Orange oil – 4 drops

(iii) Jojoba Oil – 1/4 tablespoon

(iv) Glycerin – 1 to 2 teaspoons

Method:

(i) Put all the above ingredients in a blender, and blend them until you have a smooth, creamy consistency cream. You cab adjust the quantities to get the creamy consistency.

(ii) Store the cream in an airtight container, in cool place. Shelf live is about 2 weeks.

Wash your face and use it regularly every night to nourish you skin before you sleep. Let it stay overnight. See how nourished & supple your skin becomes in few days.

4 Ways To Lighten Skin Naturally With Tomatoes

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Tomato-For-Skin-WhiteningIn this article you will find (i) Does tomato help in skin whitening? and (ii) 4 ways to whiten skin naturally with tomatoes – home remedies.

Does Tomato Help In Skin Whitening?

Tomatoes are high in antioxidants and vitamin C. They work as a natural bleaching agent. You can apply on your face to lighten dark spots, reduce pigmentation – making your skin look brighter and radiant.

So, if you want to make your skin tone lighter – consider using tomatoes.

Here are four well-known natural ways to get even-toned, brighter, glowing and youthful skin at home.

# 1

Tomato and Milk For Skin Whitening

Squeeze fresh juice from one tomato and strain into a clean bowl. Combine with an equal amount of milk. Add a little freshly squeezed lemon juice to the mixture and mix well.

Wash your face with lukewarm water and remove all makeup. Put on a headband to keep the face clear of your hair. Apply the mixture all over your cleansed face (avoiding eyes) and neck. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes, and then rinse with cold water.

[Also Read: Milk Face Packs For Bright, Glowing Skin]

# 2

Tomato And Honey For Skin Whitening

If your skin looks lifeless and dull, use tomato & honey to brighten your skin.

Take half a ripe tomato, and blend it with 1 tablespoon of honey to make a thick spreadable smooth paste.

Wash your face with lukewarm water and wipe off all makeup. Wear a headband to keep your face clear of the hair.

Apply the paste onto your entire face, leaving it on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse your face with cold water, and pat dry your skin using a soft, clean towel. This is a natural home remedy to lighten the skin complexion.

[Also Read: Honey For Reducing Fine & Wrinkles]

# 3

Tomato and Sugar Face Scrub

Wash your skin with lukewarm water and wipe off all makeup. Put on a headband to keep your face clear of hair.

Cut a tomato in two halves. Put some sugar on a plate, and spread it using the back of the spoon.

Take one half of the tomato and dip it in the sugar. Twist it around a little bit in the sugar so as to get an even coating of the sugar on it.

Begin from the forehead. Gently scrub your face with the sugarcoated side of the tomato in small circular motions. Slowly, move down to the area around the outer eye (avoiding eyes), and move all over your face – chin, nose, mouth and neck.

Wait for about ten minutes – you can eat the other part of the tomato.

Rinse with cold water. Pat dry your skin dry and apply your favorite moisturizer.

[Also Read: Mint, Cucumber, Sugar Scrub]

# 4

Tomato And Lemon For Skin Whitening

Lemon juice not only lightens skin, but also works as a natural astringent and toner. So, helps tighten skin pores. Moreover, it has antibacterial properties that exterminate bacteria on the skin.

Wash your skin with lukewarm water and wipe off all makeup. Pop up a headband to keep your face clear of hair.

Tomato as well as lemon, both have natural skin lightening properties that can help reduce skin pigmentation, even out skin discoloration and lighten skin complexion.

Blend/mash half of a ripe tomato to get a smooth puree. Combine this with half teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Apply the mixture over your entire face with a clean cotton ball, leaving it on for about 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water & pat dry. Apply your favorite moisturizer.

[Homemade Lemon Face & Body Scrub]

Natural Lip Care Routine For Pink Lips | Step-by-Step

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Lip Care Routine Step-by-StepSome one asked me last week: “How can I take care of my dark lips naturally?” Her question gave me an idea to write a post on natural lip care routine for smooth, soft, pink lips for the benefit of all my readers.

In this article, you will find lip care routine step-by-step, natural lip care tips & home remedies for soft, pink lips.

If you want to have a perfect pout with glowing pinkish lips, you need to take good care of them.

3 Steps Natural Lip Care Routine For Pink Lips

To take care of your lips, first it’s very important to understand the differences between the skin on your lips and the rest of your body.

The skin on your lips is much thinner making that explains why our lips are more likely get cracked and chapped.

Lips have fewer oil glands and therefore do not produce oils to help protect your skin, and also make them more susceptible to dry out.

Parched, chapped lips & other lip problems occur mostly because of the environmental & climatic conditions. It’s not only winter season that leads to more lip problems, but the dry air, sun are also responsible for chapped, dry lips.

Read on here for a 5 steps simple skincare routine that will help you get the killing pout with soft and pink lips naturally:

Step # 1

Exfoliate Lips

Exfoliating scrapes the dead skin layer off your lips, so helps them stay healthy. You can quickly make a DIY natural scrub easily at home. Simply mix some brown with honey. Apply a little amount of this scrub on to your lips. Gently massage your top and bottom lips with your clean finger. When you’re finished, take a wet soft towel and gently dab your lips to wipe off any excess. Do this once or twice per week.

This step will help in revealing the smooth & supple texture of your lips.

[Read: How To Exfoliate Lips At Home]

STEP # 2

Moisturize / Massage Your Lips

Now that the dead skin layer is removed, your lips are ready for some massaging cup moisturizing therapy. Use this lip mask. Take some coconut oil and a drop of any essential oil of your choice. Mix the two ingredients and apply it on to your lips for 15-20 minutes. Then wipe off the extra, if any.

This step will help skin repair, regeneration and healing.

[Read: How To Treat Dry, Scaly Lips]

STEP # 3

Hydrate Lips

Now, you can apply your favorite lip balm that helps soothe your lip skin and locks in moisture. And don’t forget to apply it before you go to bed, and leaving it on overnight.

Opt for a lip balm, which is natural & made of oils, butters & waxes. Avoid those that contain chemicals like parabens, petrolatum and artificial flavors. Though they work, but they are not good for your lips in long run.

[Read: How To Lighten Dark Lips]

Some Lips Natural Beauty Tips

(i) Never to lick your lips as it will further dry them up. Whenever you feel your lips gone dry or an itch to lick, just sip some water.

(ii) Dehydration is a major cause for dry lips. Make sure you drink enough water every day.

Best Face Masks For Oily Skin

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DIY Face Masks For Oily SkinIn this article you will find 5 top effective natural face masks for oily skin & learn how often should you use a face mask for oily skin.

The oil on skin tends to attract more dust & grime than dry skin does. When these dust particles combine with the oil, they clog the skin pores. The clogged skin pores over time lead to formation of acne & pimples.

Therefore, an oily face feels dirty and greasy. Furthermore, the occurrence of the pesky guys (pimples & acne) keeps irritating you.

Do Face Masks Help With Oily Skin?

It is very important to cut down oiliness of the skin. But, many people commit a common mistake of using alcohol-laden products, which can dry out their skin. A natural outcome of this is that their skin overproduces oil in order to compensate/overcome the facial skin dryness.

Though you can use store-bought face masks, but usually most of them contain some chemical(s), which are likely to do more harm than good in the long run. In addition, a chemical facemask doesn’t provide a sustainable solution because the oily skin occurs largely because of the genetics factors, hormones or the seasonal changes such as summer.

So, it makes no sense to squander your money on store-bought chemical facemasks because on one hand they don’t provide long-term solution, and on the other they may do more harm than good.

Natural Face Masks For Oily Skin – Home Remedy!

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Lemon and Yogurt Face Mask For Acne & Oily Skin

Lemon has citric acid that helps reduce the secretion of natural oil by the skin. The yogurt has lactic acid that acts as a natural cleansing agent. So, this helps remove the oil & clear the dead skin cells – which are the main causes for formation of pimples & acne.

You will need:

(i) Lemon juice: 2 tablespoons; freshly squeezed

(ii) Yogurt: 2 tablespoons; plain, unflavored & unsweetened

Method

Mix well the above two ingredients until you get a smooth spreadable paste. Apply the mixture on to all over your face, leaving it on for 5 to10 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and follow with using an oil-free moisturizer.

How Often: Apply this mask twice a week.

[Read: Lemon & Yogurt Skin Benefits]

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Fuller’s Earth (Multani mitti) and Cucumber Face Mask For Oily Skin and Acne

Fuller’s earth also called as Multani mitti, is an ancient times treatment used to get rid of excess oil & dirt from the skin. It’s also used to treat pimples and acne. This multani mitti works as a natural oil-absorbing ingredient. Cucumber/Lemon juice contain astringent properties & vitamin C. So, they help tighten the skin pores and remove extra oiliness, dirt as well as dead skin cells.

You will need:

(i) Fulller’s earth: 2 tablespoons

(ii) Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon, freshly squeezed

(iii) Cucumber juice: 2 tablespoons, freshly extracted

Method:

Soak the fuller’s earth (multani mitti) in water for about half-n-hour. When done, add freshly squeezed lemon juice and the cucumber juice. You may also add some raw milk to prevent over-dryness. Apply the paste on your face. Let it sit for about 15-20 minutes. Wash with lukewarm or cold water, as per your choice. This facial mask not only helps remove greasiness and dirt, but also helps improve the blood circulation in the skin.

How Often: You can use this mask 2-3 times per week for optimum results.

[Read: Fuller’s Earth Skin Care & Face Packs]

# 3

Orange Peel Face Mask

Orange peel is known for having properties to manage over greasy, shiny skin. You can dry the orange peels in the shade first and then crush them into powder form.

You will need:

Orange peel powder, milk or yogurt (curd) & some water.

Method:

Add the above ingredients to make a smooth, spreadable paste of desired consistency. Apply the mask onto your face. This face mask helps open and clean the clogged skin pores. In addition, it makes your skin naturally glowing and non-oily.

[Read: How To Make Orange Peel Powder For Facials]

# 4

Egg White Face Mask

Egg white acts as an effective skin pores cleanser. In addition to removing the dirt from your skin, it also helps in reducing the size of the skin pores. Egg white when combined with yogurt, another natural skin cleanser, provides better results.

You will need:

(i) Egg white: 1 egg

(ii) Yogurt: 1 tablespoon, plain – unflavored & unsweetened

Method: Separate one egg white from the yolk in a bowl. Add the yogurt to the egg white. Whisk the mixture until it’s lumps-free. Apply the mixture onto your face, leaving it on until it turns a bit hard. Wash it off using lukewarm water.

How Often: You can apply this mask once per week for an oil-free, clean skin.

[Read: Egg White Face Masks]

# 5

Oats and Avocado Nourishing Face Mask For Oily Skin

Oats are naturally excellent absorbent. As they can absorb the excess oil lying on the skin surface, so can be used as an effective, harmless way to reduce greasiness on the skin. Avocado contains essential fats as well as antioxidants. Thus, a combination of oats and avocado works to maintain the skin healthy, and at the same time reduces the excessive oiliness of the skin.

You will need:

(i) Oats: 1/2

(ii) Avocado: 1/2 avocado, ripe

Method:

Soak the oats in water for 5 minutes. Mash the avocado into a lumps-free pulp, and add it to the soaked oats. Mix them well. Apply the mask onto your face, leaving it on for about 10-15 minutes. Rinse it off with cool water.

How Often: You can apply this mask once per week to keep your skin oil free and nourished.

[Read: Avocado For Damaged Hair]