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Cucumber Beauty Benefits: Puffy Eyes Natural Remedy / Whitening Facial Mask / Refreshing Mint Scrub and Sunburn Soother

cucumber whitening mask

Stay cool during hot & humid days just by being aware of the all natural cucumber beauty benefits for your skin: an awesomely effective puffy eyes natural remedy, a great whitening facial mask & a refreshing mint cucumber scrub for hot summer days. Cucumbers are 95 percent water,therefore they can easily refresh you from the inside out, keeping you hydrated if you eat them and helping you relieve sunburns, acne problems and fight large pores, oily skins or dermatitis if you apply them on your skin. Cucumbers are chock full  with the vitamins the body needs in a single day therefore it’s the ideal ingredient for your green smoothies and fresh salads. The high water content, Vitamins A, B , K and C and the presence of minerals like magnesium, potassium, manganese and silica make cucumbers an essential part of a healthy diet as they may help in weight loss, in reducing cholesterol and regulating blood pressure. If you use them often in your meals, you’ll be happy to discover the cucumber beauty benefits which will show you one more time how many of the ingredients we usually use in our kitchen can beautify us not only from the inside out. First of all, click … Continue reading

DIY Natural Alcohol Free Toner for Oily & Acne Prone Skin

alcohol free toner diy

Hello ladies, here I am with this week’s beauty tip: a DIY natural alcohol free toner for oily & acne prone skin. First of all, do you use in your daily skin care a facial toner or you’re pretty much confused whether to use it or not? Our skin has an acid mantle made up of sweat and oil. Using a cleanser can change our skin’s pH balance. However, our skin will fortunately recreate these oils within a few hours. But should you have oily skin, a toner will help you keep shiny skin in check. Nowadays most of the commercial toners on the market contain irritating ingredients, such as alcohol, citrus, or overly fragrant ingredients. If you’re interested in making your own natural alcohol free toner then you may wanna take a look at my below video tutorial: We  should use facial toner every single day each time we wash our face as a good toner can help remove excess oils and dead skin cells that may lurk on the face after washing. I personally apply my face cream when my face is still a little bit humid due to toner application cause to some extent a toner can … Continue reading

Large pores? Oily skin? Astringent White Wine Home Remedy!

white wine facial mask

Do you hate large pores? Do you fight your oily skin DAILY?  Of course large pores go hand in hand with oily skin 🙁 and usually occur in the T-zone. Fortunately, many home remedies help in reducing the appearance of large pores and oily skins. Today’s beauty tip is a white wine facial treatment which will leave your face brighter and it will minimize the so much hatred large pores. If you are under the drinking age, please ask your parents about making this mask 😉 Check out the video-tutorial below for  the recipe! You will need: white wine, aloe vera, 1 white egg, tea tree essential oil (use the exact drops indicated as essential oils are very powerful) How come white wine? Well, white wine is lightly astringent and full of antioxidant properties, therefore it is awesome for tightening pores. Aloe vera cools your skin and prevents the excess of sebum secretion which is the major cause for acne and at the same time it moisturizes the skin without giving it a greasy feel. The egg white has a deep cleansing effect and helps too in minimising pores. Tea tree is a powerful antibacterial and antimicrobial essential oil (use … Continue reading

Best Natural Organic Cleanser

I’ve decided to do this tutorial for all of you who are just tired to spend lots and lots of money on commercial cleansing products not obtaining however the skin results you long for. It’s the way I cleanse my face and I am really satisfied and happy with this natural & organic, but most of all, cheap method. Flour is good for skin as it is reported to be super gentle and a natural exfoliant removing the dead cells and the impurities leaving you a soft and glowing skin. It will take you less than a minute to make this natural organic cleanser. Check out the video-tutorial below for  further instructions! Depending on your skin you could use either buckwheat flour if you have dry skin or chickpea or lentils flour if you have normal skin. I personally, having an oily skin, use oat and rice flour. I chose to mix the 2 of them as rice flour gives an extra scrub thanks to its rough texture. I find this natural way of cleansing our face a real skin saver! Day after day you’ll get a hydrated & fresher looking skin, a clearer & brighter complexion.   Mixing flour with honey … Continue reading