Homemade Beauty Recipes

January 20, 2012 10:09:19 AM PST
Winter's weather can be harsh on your skin. There is no need to buy a skin care product when there are a number of natural ingredients in your kitchen to help protect your skin including several types of oil.

Popular Carrier Oils for Different Skin Types:

Extra Virgin Cold-Pressed Olive oil for most skin types- Normal
Grapeseed oil- Oily and Acne Prone Skin
Avocado oil- Dry and Mature skin
Jojoba oil- Normal
Rosehip seed oil- Regenerative- Vitamin C

With these common oils and ingredients you can make your own facial skin care products and at-home spa treatments. Christianne Klein, the author of "Christianne's Herbal Kitchen", share some of her recipes.

Antioxidant Rich Facial Serum:

1 ounce carrier oil mix
5-15 drops essential oil (lavender, chamomile, carrot seed oil)
5 drops vitamin E oil

Lavender- Sweet Orange Cleansing Mask and Scrub

Organic Oat Flour
8 drops lavender essential oil
4 drops sweet orange oil

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