No scar can be permanently removed without cosmetic surgery, but with persistence and the right tools, many can be significantly diminished over time.
Acne cannot be permanently cured, but these natural remedies will provide some relief from various types of acne.
While science scrambles to find a chemical solution to curing acne, most acne sufferers find that a simple change in diet does the trick.
Using herbs and simple kitchen-found products are far gentler on skin and its delicate acid balance. As a bonus, most also preserve skin health, reduce age spots and wrinkles, and even out skin tone.
As I make the move to a zero-chemical home, I have discovered cheap natural (when I say cheap, read “almost free”) solutions to my skin problems.
Avocados are nutrient-dense foods: they are packed with nutrients but are relatively low on calories. Avocados are free of cholesterol but contain healthy unsaturated fats. In addition to replacing many common, unhealthy foods as a healthy substitute, they can also make their way into your beauty routine. Although avocado has a higher fat content than […]
Myrrh essential oil comes from the resin of the myrrh tree. Myrrh resin has been used as incense, in perfumes and in medicine for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. The essential oil (Commiphora myrrha or Commiphora molmol) is red, sticky and thick, and has a smoky earthy scent. It has the same healing properties […]
Making your own hand creams and foot creams is surprisingly easy. You can start with just a few basic ingredients: the easiest recipes require only 3-4 ingredients and take very little time to make. Start with small batches of cream and increase the amounts once you feel confident with each recipe. As you get used […]
Galen’s cold cream was apparently developed by the physician Galen in the 2th century AD. The original recipe calls for olive oil, although today it is often made with almond oil. The basic recipe also contains Rose essential oil, one of the most expensive essential oils (and one that is great for the skin) however […]
This hand cream is really easy to make. If you have not tried to make your own beauty products before, this is a simple recipe to start with and you only need a few ingredients. The result is a rich cream that is solid in room temperatures but liquefies on the skin. It is especially […]
The weather is getting colder, and my skin keeps getting drier. I’ve started to use sweet almond oil on my body and occasionally on my face as a natural moisturizer. You can also use it in home hair treatments, in body or massage oils and other homemade beauty products. How to Use Sweet Almond Oil […]
I’m all for using food in home beauty treatments. Last time, I tried a coconut milk hair treatment, which worked amazingly well, and then I found out I can use bananas for the skin and for the hair. A banana hair mask is meant to be good for dry or frazzled hair. I decided to […]