Natural Beauty Recipes



Enjoy these ten natural beauty recipes. From the Beach Sand Foot Rub to the Homemade Lotion and Soothing Apricot-Almond Body Scrub, these recipes are as simple as they are luxurious. 

1. Beach Sand Foot Rub 
2. Natural Face Toner for Acne 
3. Fruit Moisturizer for Dry, Itchy Skin
4. Ground Oat Body Scrub
5. Home Treatment for Chlorinated Hair 
6. Homemade Lotion to Soften Skin
7. Lemon Bleach for Elbows
8. Moisturizer and Wrinkle Defying Facial Mask 
9. Natural Eye Shadow Remover
10. Soothing Body Scrub from Apricots

Beach Sand Foot Rub

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons of dry beach sand 
2 Tablespoons of canola oil 
4 drops of rosemary oil

Instructions

Place beach sand in a container. Add canola oil and mix. Once mixed well add 4 drops of rosemary oil mixing all into a paste. Rub onto feet being sure to work well into dry skin areas. Rinse with warm water and dry feet completely. 

Natural Face Toner for Acne
 

Ingredients 
8 oz distilled water or a floral water
2 drops Lavender essential oil 
1 drop Palmarosa essential oil 
1 drop Rosewood essential oil 

Instructions Pour water into a plastic bottle. Add all three oils, cap bottle tightly and shake to mix all ingredients together. Using cotton balls apply toner to your face. Be sure to cover entire face and neck. Be careful around eyes. Toner will stay good for up to one week but be sure to shake before each use to make sure all ingredients are mixed well.


Fruit Moisturizer for Dry Itchy Skin

Ingredients

1 banana not too ripe
1 papaya, peach or avacado 

Instructions

Place banana and papaya, peach or avacado in blender and puree. Remove from blender and apply to areas of the skin that are dry, itchy and or flaky. Allow to stay on skin area for 30 minutes. Rinse area well with warm water. After rinsing apply margaine or vegatble oil to area for an added moisturizer. 


Ground Oat Body Scrub

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons rolled oats ground 
2 teaspoons brown sugar 
2 Tablespoons aloe vera 
1 teaspoon lemon juice 

Instructions

Put rolled oats in blender and blend into a very fine powder. Place oats in small mixing bowl. Add brown sugar and lemon juice. Mix well. Once mixed, add aloe vera and stir into a paste being sure there are no lumps. Dampen the skin you will be applying paste to and massage paste onto skin. Rinse with warm water. Double the recipe to use over entire body.

Home Treatment for Chlorinated Hair

Ingredients

1 egg 
1 eggshell's worth of olive oil 
1 peeled cucumber quartered

Instructions

Break egg into glass bowl. Pour olive oil in egg shell measure then add to egg. Blend well. Place peeled cumcumber quarter into mixture and blend well making sure cucumber is mashed and mixed in well. Blend into hair beginning at the roots and working to the ends until hair is completely covered. Allow to stay in hair for ten to fifteen minutes. Rinse hair thoroughlywith warm water to remove. Best if treatment is used once a month all year long. 


Homemade Lotion to Soften Your Skin

Ingredients

1 cup dried chamomile 
4 Tablespoons honey 
1 cup milk 
8 teaspoons wheat germ 

Instructions

Place milk in small sauce pan on low heaat. Add chamomile and allow to simmer on low for a couple of hours. Pour through a strainer to remove any remaining dried chamomile. Place wheat germ and honey to liquid mixing well. Use as a lotion over entire body. Lotion stays fresh in the refrigerator for one week.


Lemon Bleach for Elbows


Ingredients

1/2 lemon
1/2 cup water 
3-4 drops of Peppermint essential oil

Instructions

Squeeze juice from the lemon into a small mixing bowl. Add three to four drops of peppermint oil and stir. Add water and mix together throughly. Lay two cotton balls in liquid and soak. Be careful not to soak too long. Apply cotton balls to your elbow leaving cotton ball on area until your elbow dries. Repeat two to three times. 


Moisturizer and Wrinkle Defying Face Mask

 Ingredients 2 Tablespoons cornmeal Enough water to make a paste with cornmeal 2 drops Geranium essential oil 2 drops Frankincense essential oil 1 drop Myrrh essential oil Instructions Mix corneal with water and make a paste. Add oil to paste and mix well. Apply mask mixture to face and neck. Allow to stay on skin for 30 minutes. Remove with soft cloth and warm water.


Natural Eye Shadow Remover

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon castor oil 
1 Tablespoon light olive oil 
2 teaspoons Canola oil 

Instructions

Place castor oil in a small mixing bowl. Whisk in olive oil until well blended. Add Canola oil and whisk well making sure all ingredients are blended together. Use a cotton ball lightly soaked in oils and lightly rub on eyes to remove makeup. 


Soothing Body Scrub from Apricots

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon Apricot oil 
1 teaspoon Castor oil 
1/2 teaspoon Beeswax
1 Tablesppon Sea salt 
1 teaspoon Almond powder
2 teaspoon Baby Shampoo base

Instructions

In medium size saucepan place apricot and castor oil. Heat over medium heat until just starts to get hot. Add beeswax and stir until all ingredients are melted together. Be sure to stir often mixing ingredients together well. Take pan off the heat and add almond powder. Stir until well blended. Add sea salt and mix well. Once all is mixed together add shampoo. Use as a body scrub on entire body. Rinse well with cool water.