Thursday, August 17, 2006

Honey Home Made Cosmetics

Honey is made by the worker bee which is a female. She seems to know exactly what the females need and how to formulate it.You can avoid petroleum derivatives present in synthetic cosmetics by utilizing the know-how of a great pharmacist (the bee), through simply mixing some natural ingredients to her ready-made product (honey). You will get high quality beauty-care products which really nourish your skin, the largest organ in your body.The first woman who used honey in her beauty care was Cleopatra of ancient Egypt.

Now let us to go to work.
Face Masks
Mask is the best form that complies with the consistency of honey. it nourishes the skin and keeps it moisturized. Regular use of them keeps skin juvenile and retards wrinkle formation.To mix the ingredients you can use mixer. They are left for about 1/2 an hour, then removed using a gauze and warm water and then washed.

Cleopatra Mask
Honey 1 teaspoonful
Milk 1 tablespoonful
Egg White of 1 egg
If you use milk powder, calculate the water percentage.

Egg White Mask
Honey 1 teaspoonful
Glycerin 1 teaspoonful
Egg White of 1 egg

Egg yolk Mask
Honey 1 teaspoonful
Glycerin 1 teaspoonful
Egg yolk of 1 egg

Quick Mask
Honey 100 g
Alcohol 25 ml
Water 25 ml
N.B. The alcohol content may compensate for diluting honey, regarding preservation.

Fairness Mask
Honey 10 g
Distilled water 155 ml
Alcohol70% 30 ml
Borax 4 g
Bergamot oil 3 drops
Orange oil 2 drops

Hands Care

You can use any of the previous masks, yet there are some more convenient forms for use for hands.
1- Emulsion for hands
Honey 2 teaspoonful
Almond oil 1 teaspoonful
Perfume few drops
Massage your hands, leave for a while and wash if you need.

2- Paste for hands
Honey 10 g
Wheat flour 6 g
Water 4 g
Massage your hands.

Total Body Care
Besides the orally taken stuff, you can care about the skin of the whole body by making some modification of the bathing water:
Add 200-250 g of honey to the Bathing water.If used once in a while (e.g. every 2 weeks), it will keep on a good turger of the cells and nourishes the skin.
Cracked Lips
Honey 10 g
Lemon juice 10 g
To be used concomitantly with lip moisturizer containing Panthenol.

Go ahead, nourish your skin and don't plaster it.

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