3 recipes for natural cosmetics with your hands

Every day a large number of harmful ingredients are applied to the body, which in certain doses can be enhanced using multiple drugs in one day. The skin sometimes does not stand, and this is manifested by problems with pimples, rashes, itching. In this case, it is worth trying recipes for homemade cosmetics from products that are well known in the kitchen and in the garden. These means are not only easy to prepare, but also cheap. They do not contain preservatives, so it is recommended to cook them in small quantities, and use them in short periods.

Recipe tonic with cornflower (eye compress) 



  • few pine needles,
  • 1 sprig of rosemary,
  • 5-6 juniper berries,
  • fresh zest of 1¼ 2 orange,
  • 1¼ 2 cups vodka (40— 45%).


Arrow and rosemary break into smaller pieces and crush with your hand. Pour into a bottle with screwing lid, add juniper berries, orange zest. Pour vodka, completely covering all ingredients. Store in a sealed vessel in a cool place and shake daily. After 2 weeks it is enough to strain hard ingredients and the tonic will be ready.

Carefully apply it with a cotton disc on the washed face so that the tonic doesn’t catch the eye. Then use a nutritious face cream.

Recipe for cooking white clay on herbs for washing


  • 2 tablespoons white clay,
  • 2 tablespoons oatmeal,
  • 1¼ 2 teaspoon dried swordfish,
  • 1¼ 2 teaspoon dried chamomile,
  • 1¼ 2 teaspoon dried melissa,
  • 4 tablespoons milk, distilled or rose water.


Dried herbs and oatmeal grinder in a hand-held coffee grinder. Pour into a bowl and mix with the clay. Pour the selected water or milk and mix thoroughly until smooth.

Gently massage the face with clay, then rinse with warm water. After finishing the procedure you need to moisturize the skin with cream. Cleansing clay can become a fine mask if left on the face for 10-15 minutes and then washed away.

Shea cream recipe for dry skin


  • 7ml rose water,
  • 3ml beeswax,
  • 13ml argan oil,
  • 4ml rosehip oil,
  • 3 ml evening primrose oil,
  • 1 drop of rosewood essential oil.


In one pan, heat the beeswax, argan oil, rosehip and evening primrose. At the same time in another pan heat the rose water. When the temperature in both saucepans reaches 70 C, pour water with oil and wax into the pan, stirring constantly with a spade or electric mixer. When the mixture cools to 40 C, add the rosewood oil and shift the contents into the selected container.

Allergies can be on everything — even fruits, greens and vegetables. Before using the cosmetic product, you need to do an allergy test on a small area of skin.

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