Iknow individuals who will not leave the
house without doing their makeup. Evenif
there is a major disaster or the house is on fire. It sounds a little
dramatic but it’s true.
Most of the time when we find
something we like, such as the perfect foundation, we stick to it. This
frequent usage of cosmetics and toiletries can cause toxicity, building
up a sensitivity, or simply irritating the skin.
Just like the foods we eat it is
important to rotate the products we use and give the body a chance to
excrete toxins before they accumulate. Try making your own beauty
products. The process will be fun and you will feel much more safe. After-shave.Use diluted lemon juice, or
make a mixture of 1 cup strong mint tea and 1 tablespoon vodka.
Bath or body powder.Cornstarch, tapioca, or
arrowroot are effective as bath powders. Deodorant.Mix baking soda with a
pinch of cornstarch to increase absorbency, or dunk a cotton ball in
cider vinegar and rub on appropriate areas. Once the vinegar dries, its
Eye drops.Lie down, place cucumber
slices or wet tea bags on closed eyes, leave for five to ten minutes.
Hair conditioner.Beat one egg yolk with half a cup of
plain yogurt. Rub mixture into freshly washed hair, let stand three to
five minutes, then rinse thoroughly with clear water. More conditionershere.
Mouthwash.Gargle with cool mint tea or a
teaspoon of baking soda dissolved in a glass of water. More mouthwashhere.
Shampoo.Beat one egg into one cup lukewarm
water. If you desire suds, add grated soap or liquid made from pure
soap. For a rinse, mix one tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice with one
pint of water. More shampooshere.
Shaving cream.Coat skin with soap or a light
vegetable oil, or use an electrical razor.
Skin cleanser.Grind almonds, oatmeal, or sunflower
seeds in blender. Pour a teaspoonful into the palm of your hand and add
enough water to make a paste. Pat gently over face twice a day and
rinse with cool water.
Toothpaste.Use baking soda or mix
half a cup of baking soda with a teaspoon of salt. Whip in blender to a
fine powder. Most important is the act of flossing and brushing that
does the most good.