Effective Home-Made Cosmetics For Beautiful Skin

Home Made Cosmetics Cosmetics are something which occupies some space in each and every woman’s wardrobe and this shows that every woman wants to look beautiful, bet whether you buy branded cosmetics or local ones each and every cosmetic is becoming very costly but all of them are without any guarantee.

So even if you buy branded cosmetics by paying hefty amount of money there is no guarantee that it will suit your skin and give you the desired results you are looking for. This way you end up paying 200-300 rupees of your hard core earned money buying these costly cosmetics every month.

But this has to stop somewhere , so why not find out some easy homemade cosmetics tricks to make cosmetics at home only which we know are not harmful on our skin and very pure too. You can prepare any cosmetic from scrub to deodorants or moisturising cream to cleanser everything at home with these easy methods for preparing cosmetics.

Curd Scrub

Ingredients: one teaspoon gram flour (besan), one teaspoon lime juice, some mint leaves, grated carrot, nicely smoothened curd

Method: Mix all the ingredients in a glass bowl and mix some water as required and make a thick paste out of all these things. Now apply this thick paste on your face in circular motions with light hands. Leave it on for few minutes and when it gets dry wash it off with water, if you will use this cured scrub every day the skin pores will open and get cleaned very day and thus will make your skin clean and fresh.

Glow Pack

Ingredients: Pineapple pulp. Papaya mashed nicely, grinded mulaithi, turmeric powder.

Method: Mix all the ingredients in a glass bowl nicely so0 that you get a smooth paste out of it. You can also add water if required to make a thick paste.  Now clean and scrub your face before applying this glow pack. Leave the glow pack on your face for 20 minutes, if you will use this glow pack regularly there will be an instant glow on your face better than any facial in any beauty parlour. You can use this glow pack once a week on your face for perfect glow.

Cold Cream

Ingredients:half cup mineral oil, 100 grams bees wax, one fourth teaspoon borax powder, one teaspoon distilled water and any essential oil for nice aroma.

Method: Heat the oil and the bees wax. Bees wax should be heated in double boil. Now boil water and borax powder so that it gets dissolved nicely. Now in this water with borax powder pour the liquid wax after straining. Now add heated oil too in this mixture and keep on stirring this mixture in just one direction. When it gets cold add essential oil to it and keep it in the fridge.

Exfoliation scrub

The scorching heat of the summer does not leave you even if you apply 30 SPF sunscreen lotions or drink cocoa butter or wear UV rays protected sunglasses, the sun tanning still catches your skin and makes it dark and burnt also sometimes. In this case the only thing which can be best for your skin is nature care, which will not only save your skin from deadly UV rays but prevent tanning too. We can get this complete skin care from sun with the help of natural exfoliation scrubs.

Oat meal Exfoliation scrub

Ingredients:one small teaspoon baking soda, half cup water and one teaspoon jowar flour.

Method: Take all the ingredients in a glass bowl and mix them nicely. Add so much water that a thick paste is prepared with all these ingredients. Now take small amounts of this scrub and massage your face in circular motions for 2-3 minutes and after this with light hands remove this paste by rubbing. Now wash your face with normal water. This scrub works nicely on all types of skin be it oily or normal or dry skin.

Natural Sunscreen

Ingredients: one teaspoon Sesame oil (til oil), One teaspoon Canola oil, one teaspoon coconut oil, One teaspoon avocado oil, One teaspoon almond oil, one teaspoon cocoa butter, one teaspoon bees wax, one teaspoon Shea butter, one teaspoon borax powder, two teaspoons aloe Vera gel and one teaspoon rose water.

Method: Take all ingredients except for rose water, aloe Vera gel and borax powder and heat them in double boiler and heat them at very low temperature. When the bees wax starts melting then stop the flame or the double boiler should be switched off. Now add the reaming things which are left like rose water, aloe Vera gel and borax powder in this melted mixture and mix them thoroughly. Now take and air tight container and fill this mixture in it and store it in the refrigerator. Your natural sunscreen is ready to protect your skin from sun.

Yoghurt Honey Cleanser

Ingredients:4 teaspoons curd, 2 teaspoon honey and 3 teaspoons lime juice.

Method: Add all the ingredients and mix them nicely into a smooth paste in a glass bowl. Add a pinch of corn starch in this mixture; this will make the paste a bit thicker. Apply this paste on your face and for 2-3 minutes keep on massaging your face with light hands with this paste. Now wash your face with cold water. This will keep your skin clean naturally.

Natural bleach

Ingredients:one teaspoon honey, 2 teaspoons lime juice and 4 teaspoons milk.

Method:take a glass bowl and mix all these ingredients in the bowl. Now apply it on the skin or face where the tanning has damaged your skin and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash the face with cold water or the area where you have applied this bleach.


Red Deodorant: Take 2 dozens of carrot juice and half teaspoon glycerine. After straining the carrot juice 2-3 times add glycerine to it. Your deodorant is ready; you can store it in refrigerator.

Cocoa butter deodorant
In a glass bowl take half cup cocoa butter (melted) and half cup bee’s wax. Now boil it on very low flame and after one boil remove it from the flame. Let it cool and then add 2 teaspoons of glycerine and 2 teaspoons of rose water. Now add few drops of any essential oil like lavender or lemon or rose and store it in spray bottle in fridge.

Tips to remove body odour

You can add tomato juice and four teaspoons of baking soda in your bathing water to stop body odour.
You can also apply white vinegar or cornstarch in your armpits to stop bad smell.

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