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How to make a homemade aloe vera facial mask to treat acne?

Hello readers, I am back with amazing news: Aloe vera is still my secret love when it comes to natural skincare products at home. Simple, versatile and highly powerful. Why not readjust our memories and share today a crazy simple DIY Aloe vera treatment for acne skin?

Aloe Vera is known to be a type of plant or more like an herb that has several benefits. Part of its beneficial ability includes serving as :

  • A detoxification herb.
  • A immune system booster by helping blood circulation rate as well as aiding digestion.

What about skincare benefits?

Out of all these benefits, one of the most used is skin-soothing ability and healing features. It is particularly good for treating burns, irritation, sunburns, and also acne. Aloe vera is a common plant that can grow at the backyard of many houses and also can be grown in flower pots. With a simple process, you can use it for a facial mask in order to treat acne.

Aloe vera in the modern world is now used in creams and other skin care product. No wonder it is called Plant of immortality in Egypt due to its multipurpose ability!!

Today, we keep things simple and easy focusing on 2 key ingredients. You will need aloe vera and lemon mask.
How to prepare aloe vera and lemon facial mask?
Lemon juice alongside aloe vera can bright of the skin naturally without any other additives. The following homemade mask helps to get rid of dark spots and scars from acne. Grapefruit or fresh lime can, if necessary, replace lemon. Please note citrus and sun exposure are not good friends, a good time to use this mask evening time, before bedtime.

Step by step guide – Fresh Lemon and Aloe Vera Face Mask:
1. Prepare the aloe vera: Select the aloe vera plant with thicker stem to get more juice, then use knife to cut the leaf attached to the base of the plant. Make sure you clearly wash in clean water.
Once cleaned, you can squeeze out the juice into a clean bowl.
2. Preparing the Aloe vera gel: Chop off the rough edges of the leaf.  Slice the skin like part of the aloe into two equal part. Scrape out the gel inside the two half parts and put inside a bowl.

Once ready, you can move on to the 3rd step.
3. Combining the freshly made aloe vera gel by mash the gel with lemon juice (precisely 1/8 tsp)
Note: Avoid using excess lemon juice as it might cause irritation.

Apply the facial scrub on your face and neck. Then, lightly massage the face with it. Leave it for about 15 to 20 minutes, then wash with warm water. Dry off your skin with a soft towel and then apply moisturizer.  Store the facial mask in the refrigerator in case there are some left.

Let me know how you go 😉

Amanda

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Uses of Lavender Essential Oil

If you are looking to use just one essential oil, this is it! Lavender is like by many people so today at OiB I will discuss uses of lavender essential oil.
You can use lavender essential oil in hundreds and thousands of ways, and to help with a variety of home care needs. Lavender essential oils have been used for many years now and while it is mainly associated with its health and beauty benefits, Lavender has plenty of home care uses as well.

While it is easy to find out where you can use lavender essential oil, it is still quite difficult to figure out how to use it. Here you go with some wheres and hows of lavender essential oil. Lavender can be easily used to refresh clothes, carpets and rooms. You can use it to refresh clothes.

Place 5 drops of lavender essential oil into about quarter cup of fabric softener, and then add into washer. Your clothes will smell like freshly plucked lavender flowers. Not only this, it will also feel softer. There is another smart thing you can do. You  can make a lavender sachet and stick it in your drawer to keep your clothes smelling fresh.

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Lavender | OrganicIsBeautiful

For sachet:
To do this, just add some dried lavender with herbs like lemon, chamomile or mint leaves and place them in a small pouch. Pouch can easily be made by using your old t-shirt and some ribbon. Just cut your old t-shirt into a circle, add herbs of choice, and tie up with the ribbon.

For refreshing carpets and rugs:
Mix 2-4 cups of baking soda with 10-15 drops of lavender essential oil. Put in a plastic ziplock bag and let it sit for few days to dry out. Once you take this mixture out, fresh, wonderful, and soothing scent will touch your nose. Then just sprinkle it over your carpet. Let it sit for like 5 minutes and then you are more than welcome to vacuum up. Your carpet will smell amazing and fresh after this.

To refresh rooms:

Drop a few drops of lavender oil into the hot wax of burning candle, this will give off a faint smell. You can easily find lavender candles at home or any store.

You can also make lavender potpourri with dried lavender, fresh lavender, and a few drops of lavender essential oil. You can add any other types of dried flowers or herbs if you want to.

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Lavender | OrganicIsBeautiful

For bathrooms:
You can simply make decorative lavender soap out of simple melt and pour soup bases. These soap bases are available at any hobbyist store such as Michaels. You can also obtain an unlimited amount of moulds of different shape. It would be great if you find a leaf shaped mould and then make your soup in it. Take the soap base of your choice and melt it and pour it into moulds. To create the enchanting fragrances of lavender just add some lavender essential oil like about 5 drops to the soap base once it is melted. Make sure you do not add it when the base is hot or else you will destroy the lavender’s beneficial properties. When it is cooled you will achieve some very wonderful smelling soap that will keep your bathroom fresh.

Conclusion:
No matter how much Lavender is beneficial for skincare, you cannot digest it. So, even if you think that lavender oil is a wonderful miracle cure, don’t ever think about putting it on your food! So what do you say about using Lavender in different ways? (other than eating of course).

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Тhе Wоndеr Оіl Саllеd Palmorosa Еssеntіаl Оіl

To all my readers there,lооkіng fоr а nаturаl wау tо trеаt wоunds? Don’t want to use those synthetically made immunity builders,yet want to strengthen your immune system? Wаnt tо асhіеvе оvеr-аll hеаlth thrоugh thе nаturаl wау? No need to worry anymore, аll уоur quеstіоns mіght јust bе аnswеrеd wіth thе Раlmаrоsа еssеntіаl оіl.

Неre is whу:
Among mаnу bеnеfіts thіs еssеntіаl оіl hаs, protection against bacteria and viruses is top most. Еvеn іntеrnаl іnfесtіоns suсh аs Urіnаrу Тrасt Іnfесtіоns (UТІs) аrе еаsіlу trеаtеd wіth thіs magical oil. Ехtеrnаl wоunds nеаr thе gеnіtаl аrеа аrе gеntlу trеаtеd wіth its use, whісh іs јust аs еffесtіvе аs thоsе thаt are рhаrmасеutісаllу mаnufасturеd.

Antiviral
Аnоthеr рrореrtу thаt thіs оіl hоlds іs thаt іt іs аntіvіrаl. Vіrusеs suсh аs thоsе thаt саusе mumрs, mеаslеs, аnd сhісkеn рох саnnоt іnflісt dаmаgе оn уоu whеn уоu usе thіs оіl. Vіrusеs аrе hаrdеr tо kіll thаn bасtеrіа, but fоr thе раlmаrоsа, nеіthеr vіrus nоr bасtеrіа аrе sаvеd frоm іt.

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Palmarosa Essentil Oil | www.OrganicIsBeautiful.com

Yоur іmmunе sуstеm іs аlsо аffесtеd wіth thе usе оf thіs оіl. Ѕіnсе Раlmаrоsа еssеntіаl оіl еnсоurаgеs thе grоwth оf nеw сеlls, wоunds hеаl fаstеr аnd еvеrуdау strеss dоеs nоt tаkе аs muсh tоll аs іt dіd bеfоrе оn уоur bоdу. Νоw рrеmаturе аgіng іs јust а past thing.
Fеvеr is еаsіlу trеаtеd wіth thіs оіl, аll thаnks tо іts рrореrty whісh fіght against bоth, bасtеrіаs аnd vіrusеs. Ніgh tеmреrаturе wоn't bе а рrоblеm whеn уоu hаvе а bоttlе оf Palmarosa lуіng аrоund.

Fоr thоsе whо аrе lооkіng out fоr аn оrgаnіс wау tо kеер thеіr skіn аlwауs as great, thеn use of Palmarosa will not јust gіvе уоu nісе skіn but mоіst as well as suррlе skіn. Аll thаnks owing tо thе mоіsturіzіng рrореrtіеs оf thіs magical thing. Rehydration of your skin will not be a problem anymore. Time to say gооdbуе tо сrасkеd, drу аnd dull skіn. Greet your bеаutіful skіn. Palmorasa essential oil can help іnstаntlу rеlахе уоur bоdу аnd brіngs уоu tо sеrеnе рlасe.
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DIY Moisturising Mask for Dry Hair –

 Palmarosa 3 drops
 Lavender 3 drops
 Peru Balsam 2 drops

Method

 Mix all the ingredients well

 Start with Clean, Wet Hair: Make sure to comb out any tangles and put a protective towel over your shoulders.

 Apply the Mask to Your Hair: If you have fine or oily hair, only apply mask to the body of the hair, not the roots or scalp. For thicker or dry hair you can apply all over.

Let me know your thoughts,

Amanda.

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Tea tree Essential oil to get rid of acne

There is such a large number of acne fighting cosmetic product out there, yet I prefer natural choices. Safe to use for your skin and body and pretty much as effective,that it really can’t go wrong.

One of my all time favourite to-go acne curing product is Tea Tree Oil. I’ve been using it for a long time and it really works well.

Extracted from from Australia’s tea trees, this oil contains antibacterial, antifungal and germ-free properties making it a great product to fight many skin problems like , bug bites, infections, athlete’s foot and of course, acne.

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Organic Tea Tree Oil | www.OrganicIsBeautiful.com

Tree oil is extracted by steam refining the leaves of the tea tree , which is local to Australia. Using oil against skin problems caused by an excess of oil may seem quite in-appropriate, but according to certain reserched its the best cure. Tree oil is best for fighting acne, but try it somewhere else on your body before yoou apply them on face, because some people have reported skin irritaion and itchiness after using Tea Tree Oil.

Here are the best three methods I use to fight acne, usinng Tea Tree oil.

Spot Treatment

I really hate those single spot pimples that destroy a generally wonderful appearance. As opposed to give your face a full facial, I select this convenient spot treatment.

All you need is some tea tree oil and aloe vera gel. Combine 1 teaspoon of tea tree oil with 9 teaspoons of aloe vera gel. Blend it and keep it in a container. Many people are keeping this container with them, and use it on their spot pimples

I use to apply a tiny amount of cream on the affected area and keep it on for 10-15minutes, this will kill the pimple causing bacteria and allow the pore to heal naturally.

The acne medicine

There’s nothing as remarkable as a decent medicine to overcome your skin problems. It makes your skin feel crisp, clean and keeps it fresh.

To make acne fighting medicinal spray, combine 1 portion of tea tree oil to 9 portions of water in a spray bottle. Shake it well, and then spray it on your face, neck or any body part which is affected by acne.

Like the spot treatment, this blend clears pores by killing the skin acne causing bacteria. It also help to overcome severe inflammation.

The Tea tree Face Mask

If you have severe acne problems, and of there is a severe breakout then tea tree face mask is for you.

To prepare the mask you need, 2 tablespoons of green clay powder, 4 drops of tea tree oil and enough water to transform this into a paste form. Blend this mixture together in a small bowl until it’s smooth. Using clean fingers, apply everywhere all over and neck and let it sit for 20 minutes. The paste will get to be dry in 20 minutes, but don’t wash it off! stay patient. You need to give it time to get absorbed into your skin.

After 30-45 minutes’ flush it off with water and pat dry. This paste can also be used for spot treatment, so don’t throw away the excess, keep it safe in an airtight container. It might come in handy.

If you are using any of the above three methods to cure your acne problem, the result may start appearing in a week. Other than cherishing your skin break-out and pimple free life, your skin will be also scented by the fresh oil fragrance in the tea tree oil.

Tea tree oil may be bit hard to find, but it’s the best natural cure out there if are facing acne problem. Don’t you think it’s worth a try? Don’t you think going all natural is the best way to overcome these skin problems. The above mentioned methods are quite easy, I always use them to get rid of my pimple problem, and I think you should give it a try too.

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How to control my oily skin?

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Who hasn’t faced an oily skin problem? Yes many of us have. A few years back I was also facing oily skin problem. But successfully I overcame it by going all natural. Today I am going to share you the method I opted to control my oily skin problem.

Yes, I know, oily skin is quite a trouble to deal with. The body produces an excess of skin oil and it accumulates on the skin giving rise to many skin problems like blackheads, whiteheads, pimples skin itchiness etc. Oily your skin is not all that bad but it should not be too much, moderate oily skin have their own advantages like they develop fewer wrinkles, you don’t need to use a moisturizer daily and much more. People suffering  from oily skin conditions tend to have a shiny skin and larger than average pores.

There are many natural ways to overcome oily skin, your these methods are those which I follow and some of them were recommended to me by many natural skin experts.

 NATURAL SKIN RECIPES
 EGG WHITES

Egg whites are great to overcome oily skin, they are rich in vitamin A which help in removing the blemishes, it dries the skin and shrinks the pores. To use egg white to overcome your oily skin problem. Whip one egg in a small bowl and spread it evenly on your face allow the mixture to dry then rinse your face with warm water. Use this method at least three times a week.

You can also add a squeeze of lemon for better results. This method will soak up the excess oil and shrinks the pores on your skin.

 LEMON

Rich in citric acid lemon is a good way to fight oily skin problem. The citric acid In the lemon balance as the pH value of the skin and also helps to overcome the skin discolouration.

To use lemon, it’s very simple. Take about 2 tablespoons of the distilled water in a small bowl and add a squeeze of lemon. Slowly dab this mixture on your face using cotton balls. Since lemon is an acid there are chances that it meant to dry out your skin, so after doing this you have a mild moisturizer. Try to natural in your moisturizer choices you may find many DIY moisturizer in this blog.

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 TOMATOES

Similar to lemon the matters are also rich in assets if you feel lemon was too harsh than you should go for tomatoes. Tomatoes and tomato seeds are great for your skin, and I highly recommend them. Rich in vitamin C tomatoes are great for oily acne prone skin.

To get rid of excess oil using tomatoes, just blend want tomato in a blender and slowly massage it on your face for about 15 minutes. Wash your face with cold water and then apply a non-oily natural moisturizer.

 YOGURT

You might have definitely got it, as it is used to remove excess oil. If you’re uncomfortable with lemon or tomatoes then you have another alternative that is the yogurt. Rich in lactic acid your good absorbs the excess oil on your skin and leaves a very bright face.

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Yogurt | OrganicIsBeautiful

Today I want to tell you two methods to use yogurt to overcome your oily skin problem.

Take about a tablespoon of plain Yogurt and directly apply it on your face and massage in small circles for about 15 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. Do this at least three or four times a week.

If you want much better results then you can follow this method. In a small bowl take 2 tablespoons of Yogurt, half tablespoon of finely ground oatmeal and a tablespoon of honey. Blend the mixture well. Apply the mixture directly on your face and leave it on for 15 minutes.

I hope you’re happy with my DIY techniques to get rid of the excess oil on your skin. If you have any queries or suggestions feel free to leave a comment and I’ll more than happy to hear from you.

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