Veg Beauty Recipes

Cosmetics and Toiletries – made at home!

5. Add a few drops of pure neem oil to the quantity of coconut oil to be applied and heat it till lukewarm. Apply the mixture to scalp and along the length of hair. Keep on overnight or at least for two hours before washing off with a mild shampoo.

Exfoliate Scrub: A paste made from 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water can be used to exfoliate face and body.

Face Lightener and Toner:
1. Grated raw potato left on face for 5 minutes.
2. Tomato pulp left on face for 15 minutes and washed off with cold water.
3. Mashed papaya with a few drops of rosewater left on face for 20 minutes.

For oily skin: Argan (anti inflammatory), Passion Fruit (antioxidant), Rosehip and Tea Tree oils.
For dry skin: Coconut oil.
For mature skin: Mix of Almond, Rosehip ad Evening Primrose oils.
For teenagers: Mix of Jojoba and Grape Seed oils.

Note: Oils should be dabbed or patted on the face not rubbed in as it can result in irritation. Heavier oils such as Almond should be applied at night.

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