Oil Cleansing

Not too long ago the thought of slathering oil all over my face made me cringe. It was one of the most difficult steps I took towards a healthier lifestyle. Let me put it this way: Imagine I was nominated for the (fictitious) “What Not to Wear On Your Face” show. Stacey and Clinton would gasp in horror watching the secret footage of me using a store bought, chemical filled, face wash . I would be put in front of a 360 degree mirror to be shown how my regular face wash was stripping my oils and damaging my skin. After some […]

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DIY . Cucumber Exfoliating Facial Cleanser

Hello, everyone! We started our exfoliating cleanser journey with a common ingredient in the beauty department: the tomato. And today, as we finish with the different recipes, I have another salad addition for your face: the cucumber. Cucumber is not that odd because we have all seen or experimented placing a couple of slices over our eyes. It is so refreshing, and this facial cleanser is no different! Cucumbers contain silica and caffein acid which reduce swelling (aka puffiness). They are known for brightening, soothing and cooling the skin. Both cucumber and hemp seed oil are anti-inflammatory. Which is why they work […]

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DIY . Strawberry Exfoliating Facial Cleanser

I don’t know who the star in this cleanser is. Is it the always gorgeous, plump and beautiful looking strawberries or the rosehip oil – beauty secret of the stars like Victoria’s Secret supermodel Miranda Kerr, the Duchess of Cambridge, Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham? Did I spark your interest with all of the name dropping? Well, who doesn’t want to feel like a superstar?! Let’s try to get “close enough” by making this Strawberry Exfoliating Facial Cleanser together. Rosehip Oil comes from the expression of wild roses from the southern Andes. It contains essential fatty acids, Vitamin E, beta carotene and lycopene […]

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DIY . Tomato Exfoliating Facial Cleanser

This might come as a surprise to you, as it did for me. Tomato is not only a great salad addition but it also works wonders on your skin. So ditch the overpriced chemical filled store-bought beauty products and make this all natural non-toxic facial cleanser. It’s very simple and it won’t take a lot of time to make. As always,  remember that if I can do it, you can do it yourself! So, do you want to know the reasons why you should put tomato on your face? I will give you a few. Tomato is rich in vitamins A, C […]

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