Every woman is born with a unique beauty and the
cosmetics are only enhancing and emphasizing that beauty. Furthermore,
real beauty isn't just looks. It is also about inner strength, self-confidence
and living in harmony with nature's design for us.
Skin is the biggest organ of our body: it covers
about 1.8 sq. m. The face and neck skin is especially sensitive. Because
it is an organ, bringing to life thing, it should be nourished as any odder
part of the body. Beside the nutrition we get through food, the skin also
ingests nutrients from cosmetics. These go directly to the bloodstream,
without the digestion process. And like all ingested substances they become
raw material for building new body tissue or they become toxic waste.
So, are we nourishing it the right way? Many cosmetic
products on the market are advertised to be "natural", based on plant extracts,
enzymes etc. Only if you read the small print you find that this natural
ingredients constitute only a small percent of the product. The rest are
synthetic and chemical ingredients: dyes, emulsifiers, preservatives and
The only ingredients used in the following recipes
are plants and herbs or there natural extracts and essences, pure vegetable
oils, pure water, honey, milk, cocoa butter, whole vegetables and fruits,
sea salt, pure clay powder and natural bee wax.
Using quality cosmetics is important, but
it is not the only factor of healthy and beautiful skin:
However, cosmetics nourish and protect your skin from the harsh
environment (e.g. air pollution). The natural cosmetics can help your skin
Sleep is the simplest basic treatment for
our skin. The right amount of sleep (about 6-8 hours a night) is very important
for the health of the skin.
Diet directly influences the state of the
skin. Eating healthy and balanced meals is very important.
Regular physical activity helps increase blood
circulation in the skin surface, thus encouraging regeneration. It also
helps reduce stress.
Stress can have a drastic effect on our skin:
discoloration, blemishes, puffy eyes. It promotes the formation of wrinkles.
Try to relax your face when you feel stressed out and nervous.
Recipes on this site include:
Facial Skin Care: cleansing, make-up
removers, toners, lotions, creams, scrub and other masks, facial treatments
Body, Hand & Feet Care: soaps,
bath salts, bath oils, salt rubs, baby powder, creams, deodorants, nourishing
Teeth & Lips: teeth brushing, mouth-washes,