Techniques to Get a Clean and Glowing Face

Our face is vulnerable to common skin problems as well. Most of us are not strangers to these problems because we all are able to go through it all.

Acne is a common problem which we all can agree on, especially for adults. This may appear on the other parts of the body – at the back and breast part but it most often appears on the face, specifically on the forehead. This is a condition that can seriously affect one’s self-esteem and confidence.

Another is having large pores which can be quite noticeable at times. Pores are tiny openings in the surface of the skin that can be prone to clogging and excretes oils. Under eye circles are another problem that one comes in contact with at some point in our lives. This is very common for people who undergo a lot of constant stress, lack of sleep, allergies, diet, and sun exposure.

Most people say that the face is the most sensitive part in a person’s body and the first to easily get affected especially when it comes to products and treatments. Most of the time, there can be side effects and negative reactions on the skin as a result of these products and treatments. That is why it is very important to read labels carefully.

By reading the labels it means that you should fully understand and know what it says; it is better to be safe than sorry. And in order for you to be safe, it is best to avoid those harmful chemicals as much as possible.

That is why I have provided you with a list of D-I-Y Beauty Products and Techniques that can help you take care of your face without having to worry about side effects because the ingredients are all-natural and organic.

Peach-and-Honey Mask

After you have made this face mask, it will look very appetizing. But what you will really love most about it is that it is very good for your skin. It will make it soft and supple.

What you will need are the following:

1 large peach or nectarine
3 tsp. honey

Very small amount of lecithin powder or if you don’t have any or can’t find some, you can use 2 tbsp. yogurt instead

Preparation and application:

In a bowl, mix the peach and honey together then mash them. Also, add a little lecithin powder or 2 tablespoons yogurt until you have a mixture much like of a paste. To apply, spread it evenly over your face, neck and around the eyes. Leave it on for about 10 minutes then rinse.

Apple-Pectin Toner

Apples are great for the skin too. As a matter of fact, they have been used in beauty products for a lot of years now. This is because they contain high concentration of vitamins A and C including potassium. This so-called apple-pectin toner can soothe and refresh all types of skin.

For this, you are going to need the following ingredients:

1 apple
½ c. water
¼ c. witch hazel

Preparation and application:

Cut the apple and remove all its seeds. Afterwards, put it in a small saucepan filled with water. Wait for it to a boil then remove from heat. After allowing the created mixture too cool enough, strain the apple chunks. Now that you are left with the liquid, pour the witch hazel, stir and transfer to another clean jar. Apply to your skin using a cotton or a sprayer.

Refreshing Cucumber and Deep Cleansing Facial Mask

If you want to have a better looking skin on your facial area then this recipe is perfect for you. Made out of mint and cucumber, which can be natural refreshers; bran and oats, which are both good for when you plan of exfoliating; yogurt, buttermilk, and cream which help soften and thoroughly cleanse the skin; and last but not the least, lemon juice which tone and refresh.

To be specific, you will need the following quantity for your ingredients:

1 c. oats
1 tbsp. wheat bran
2 tbsp. buttermilk
2 tbsp. whipping cream,
1 ½ tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. plain yogurt
1 tbsp. fresh mint leaves
½ medium cucumber.

Preparation and application:

First thing you have to do is to pulse the oats and wheat bran into a blender until it becomes fine and powdery. Once it becomes fine enough, add all the other ingredients left on the list. Mix and continue to pulse together on medium to high until the consistency is even and smooth. When the mixture is ready, apply into your face and leave for 10 to 15 minutes. Afterwards, wash with warm water.

Homemade Natural Makeup Recipes

Almost all women love to wear make-up. Did you know that you can make your own make up with ingredients that you can find your very own home? Read on for natural and homemade make up recipes.

Natural Foundation

The ingredients for this homemade natural foundation include the following:

2 tbsp. zinc oxide
1 tbsp. arrowroot powder
1 tsp. gold mica dust
1 tsp. natural clay powder


You can use a pinch of White cosmetic clay, Fuller's earth clay and French green clay. You can also add a teaspoon of fine ground cocoa powder or bronze mica powder to be able to achieve the kind of foundation color that you want.

If you think you have like a really oily skin, you can add up a teaspoon of translucent mica powder. This powder can help get rid of the unwanted grease or shine on your face.

Preparation and application:

What you have to do is to mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and make sure to get to your preferred color. The zinc oxide will give for a matte finish while the mica powders, natural clays and cocoa powder will give the color that you want. To use, apply it slowly into your face, adjusting the when needed. But before you do that, test it on your inner arm first to make sure that it is the shade you want.

Wake-Up Call Facial

For this so-called wake-up call facial, you will be needing the following ingredients:

♦ 2 tbsp. ripe avocado
♦ 1 tsp. honey
♦ 1 tsp. lemon juice
♦ 1 tsp. plain yogurt

The avocado and yogurt help in the enrichment and softening of the skin in the face, while the honey is used for moisturizing and smoothening and last but not the least, the lemon juice tones and refreshes.

Procedure and application:

This is very easy to make because all you have to do is mix all the ingredients together in a bowl then leave inside the fridge for about 30 minutes. Afterwards, apply the mixture your face and let it dry for at least 10 minutes. Rinse with water then pat dry.
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