TAG: Skin care

Amazing Avocado

Amazing Avocado

Avocados are one of the most nutrient-dense foods. They are high in fiber and top the charts among all fruits for folate, potassium, vitamin E, and magnesium. This amazing fruit is high in oleic acid. Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fat that helps increase fat metabolism. They are also rich in powerful carotenoid anti-oxidants lutein and zeaxanthin as well. Avocados also contain D-manno-heptulose sugar that has been shown to improve the skin epidermis by boosting collagen formation. This is the perfect reason to use avocados as a facial mask rather than those over the counter facial masks that contain toxins… read more

Homemade Facial Cleansers

Homemade Facial Cleansers

Many facial cleansers contain unnecessary or even irritating additives. Making naturally based cleansers at home is simple and often only requires a few ingredients. Below are some organic recipes for homemade facial cleansers that can be modified to meet specific skin care needs. Natural Beauty Community has many recipes for natural cleansers applicable for various skin types and facial issues. A suitable one for many is lavender facial cleanser which uses an oil method for gentle cleaning and only involves 4 ingredients. Lavender, grape seed, geranium and rose essential oils are all blended, then can be massaged onto the skin… read more

The Many Benefits of Mineral Makeup

Mineral Make Up

Modern mineral make up is planet friendly and not contaminated with lead and synthetics. Mineral makeup contains all-natural ingredients such as seed oil, flower extract, titanium dioxide and mica. Mica and other minerals are naturally occurring and have been praised for their color for centuries – the ancient Egyptians enjoyed wearing mica. With mineral makeup there are no synthetic colors, artificial fragrances or petrochemicals. Additionally, mineral makeup is a natural UVA/B ray blocker. Many companies now offer mineral solutions in makeup. Companies like MAC and Origins sell different products with about 80% minerals that are all natural. Other companies such… read more

Rice for your Skin?

Rice for your Skin

We know that rice is a healthy addition to a balanced diet. However, it can nourish you externally as well. This is done by applying rice to your skin. Doing so replenishes your skin with vitamins, giving it a luminous glow, while shielding your skin from sun damage. One of the most common ways to apply rice to the skin is in powdered form. Rice powder can be applied in a thin layer beneath foundation or even replace powder foundations altogether. Some beauty supply stores carry rice powder, but you can just as easily make your own. If you have a coffee grinder or food processor handy, use it on… read more

Natural Beauty Cleanse

Natural beauty cleanse

Do you know what’s in your beauty products?