Self-Love

SELF-LOVE: Sage and Blackberry Sugar Scrub

This sage and blackberry sugar scrub recipe is a perfect way to achieve smooth, sexy legs ๐Ÿ˜

Ingredients
3 cups white sugar ๐Ÿš
1/3 cup coconut oil ๐Ÿฅฅ
8 to 12 large sage leaves ๐ŸŒฟ
1/2 cup blackberries ๐Ÿ‡

Instructions
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process on high until smooth
Put in glass jar with snug fitting lid
Store at room temperature for up to 1 week
To use, wet skin, gently scrub with sugar scrub, and rinse with warm water. Pat dry.
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Will you try it out?

Source: http://www.suburbia-unwrapped.com

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SELF-LOVE: Face scrubs

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type ๐Ÿคฉ

Ingredients:
โ€“ sugar or salt of your choice ๐Ÿš
โ€“ oil of your choice ๐Ÿถ
โ€“ fruit or vegetable of your choice ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ…๐Ÿฅ‘
โ€“ muddler
โ€“ air-tight containers

Instructions:
1. Choose your container, and measure your exfoliant so that the container is 3/4 full.
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2. Measure out your oil. Youโ€™ll want a 2-to-1 ratio. So, twice as much salt or sugar as oil.
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3. Combine oil and salt or sugar in a bowl, and stir until just combined.
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4. Add in the fruit or vegetable chopped as finely as you can get it, and muddle the mixture together until just combined. You donโ€™t want to mix it too much or the granules will start to dissolve.
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5. Decant into your storage container and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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Will you try it out?

Self-Love

SELF-LOVE: Oatmeal Foot Scrub

You will Need:
2 tablespoons bath salt
2 teaspoons oatmeal
1 teaspoon baking soda
2-3 tablespoons water ๐Ÿ’ง

Method
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make a paste.
Apply the paste to your feet and scrub for 10 minutes ๐Ÿ˜
Wash and follow it up with a moisturizer ๐Ÿ˜

How It Works
Oatmeal has a coarse texture, which makes it a great exfoliator. It also softens the skin on your feet and soothes minor rashes and itches. Combining it with bath salt and baking soda enhances its exfoliating effect ๐Ÿค—

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SELF-LOVE: Home-made hair conditioner

SELF-LOVE ๐Ÿ™โค
Let’s make a natural homemade cosmetic with it!
How about a conditioner for your hair? ๐Ÿ˜
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You’ll need:
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธHoney
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธMaple syrup
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Just mix 1 teaspoon ofย honeyย with 4 tablespoons ofย maple syrup, microwave for 15 seconds, and comb the mixture into your hair ๐Ÿง–โ€โ™€๏ธ. After leaving it in your hair for 20 minutes covered in saran wrap, rinse an shampoo your hair and you’ll come out with silky new locks to show off ๐Ÿคฉ

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SELF-LOVE: Rose water

SELF-LOVE ๐Ÿ™โค Are you ready for another recipe for home-made natural cosmetic?
Let’s make rose water! ๐ŸŒน
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Rose water is a cosmetic that is crucial in everyday make-up removal process. It is a perfect natural tonic that you can spray your face with after cleaning it ๐Ÿง–โ€โ™€๏ธ.
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If you combine it with glycerine it will work as setting spray – it will improve your make up, make it last longer and will reduce the feeling of powderiness.
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If you use it as tonic it will make your skin calm and will bring its pH balance ๐Ÿค—
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Rose water is perfect for delicate skin, allergic skin…it will work on any skin really! ๐Ÿ˜‰
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You’ll need:
๐Ÿ”น๏ธ250-300ml distilled water
๐Ÿ”น๏ธrose patels (out of 3 big uncoloured roses) ๐ŸŒน
๐Ÿ”น๏ธ10-20 drops of rose essential oil (optional)
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1. Wash petals, put them in a pot and pour distilled water over it
2. Heat the water – it should be hot but it shouldn’t boil!
3. Turn stove off, cover the pot and set it aside to cool
4. Strain the brewing, pour it into a small bottle (spray one would be best), optional add essential oil.
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To make the rose water last longer keep it in a fridge (for up to 2 months). Enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜˜๐ŸŒน

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SELF-LOVE: Hair mask

SELF LOVE ๐Ÿ™โค
Time to take care of our hair!
Let’s do home-made natural hair mask! You’l need only 3 ingredients!
It is good for all types of hair. It will deeply moisten them, fix their elasticity and will smooth its structure. It will also soothe irritated skin on your head. You can apply it 1-2 times a week.
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You’ll need:
1/2 of banana
1/2 of avocado
2 teaspoons of natural yoghurt
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1. Mix all ingredients into a smooth paste (you can use blender for it or simply a fork)
2. Apply the mask on your hair’s whole lenght, up from skin till its ends. Do a gentle head massage.
3. Keep it on for 20-40min then rinse it, wash your hair and if you feel like it apply a conditioner as usual.
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Source: @redlipstickmonster ๐Ÿ“ธ pic taken last year

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SELF-LOVE: Home SPA

SELF-LOVE TIME!
How are you guys? Have you picked a day for your self-love time? I hope you did cause today I’m gonna show you an idea for quick home-made SPA! ๐Ÿง–โ€โ™€๏ธ
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Have you ever made your own cosmetic? Today I’m gonna tell you how to quickly prepare a home-made natural scrub.
All you need is:
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ1 glass of bown sugar
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ1/2 glass of coconut oil
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธgrapefruit peel
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธjuice squeezed out of fresh grapefruit
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1. Mix coconut oil with sugar
2. Add grapefruit peel and juice
3. Gently mix everything

And that’s it!
Your 100% natural scrub is ready!
Now go use it (it will leave your skin a bit oily and sticky, just use lots of warm water to wash it off) and get some magazine or book for a chill evening! ๐Ÿ˜š