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SELF LOVE: 3 Homemade Beauty Treatments Using Leftover Pumpkin ๐ŸŽƒ

โžก๏ธ 1. Body Sugar Scrub
If your skin is in need of exfoliation, pumpkin makes a bang-up base for a sugar scrub ๐Ÿ˜ƒ. Mix together equal parts pumpkin puree and olive oil and add enough sugar until you have a thick slurry. In the shower gently rub all over with a washcloth or loofah, rinse then dry as usual.
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โžก๏ธ 2. Generic Face Mask
This recipe comes from dermatologist Dr. Ted Lain viaย Huffington Post: Mix together one cup of pumpkin ๐ŸŽƒ, two tablespoons of brown sugar, one tablespoon of honey ๐Ÿฏ and a half cup of yogurt. (The sugar and yogurt are to exfoliate, the honey is a humectant.) Spread on to your face and let sit for 10 minutes, rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry ๐Ÿ˜Š
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3.ย Lip Balm/Scrub ๐Ÿ’‹
A pinch of pumpkin for the pout does wonders. Mix 1/4 teaspoon of pumpkin puree with 1/4 teaspoon coconut oil and 1/2 teaspoon fine sugar. Rub on lips and massage gently to gently exfoliate and moisturize. ๐Ÿ˜

Source:ย https://www.treehugger.com

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SELF LOVE: Homemade Rosemary Honey Conditioner

Ingredients:
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ16 oz of honey ๐Ÿฏ
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ5-15 drops of rosemary essential oil
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Directions:
โžก๏ธ Place the Rosemary essential oil into the honey bottle and shake it up so that itโ€™s mixed well
You now have Rosemary Honey Conditioner! ๐Ÿ˜€
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To Use:
Squeeze out about 1 tbs of honey into your hands and spread on hair ๐Ÿง–โ€โ™€๏ธ. It is sticky so you may need to get your hair a bit more wet so that the honey can spread around.
Alternatively, you can squeeze 1 tbs of honey into 1/2 cup of water. Mix well and then pour this on your hair.

Source: https://pistachioproject.com

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SELF LOVE: Strawberry face-masks

DIY Recipeย #1 Homemade Strawberry Mask
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ8 – 9 Fresh strawberries ๐Ÿ“
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ3 Tablespoons of honey ๐Ÿฏ
In a bowl, mash the strawberries with a fork until smooth.ย  Add in the honey and mix the ingredients together. Using clean hands or a sanitized brush, gently apply the mixture all over your face, avoiding the eye area ๐Ÿ˜Š. Lie down and leave the mask on for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash it away with warm water, pat your face dry and follow up with your favorite toner and moisturizer.ย 
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DIY Recipeย #2
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ8 – 9 Fresh strawberries ๐Ÿ“
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ2 Tablespoon of honey
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ1 Tablespoon of oil – Extra virgin olive, jojoba, grapeseed or sweet almond oil
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธFew drops of fresh lemon juice – About 8 drops if you have dry skin and up to 1 tablespoon for oily skin
In a bowl, mash the strawberries with a fork until smooth.ย Stir in the honey, oil, and lemon juice until all the ingredients are well-incorporated.ย Using clean hands or a sanitized brush, gently apply the mixture all over your face, avoiding the eye area ๐Ÿ˜Š.ย Lie down and leave the mask on for 5 minutes. Wash it away with warm water, pat your face dry and follow up with your favorite toner and moisturizer.ย 
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DIY Recipeย #3ย 
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ5 Fresh strawberries ๐Ÿ“
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ1/2 Tablespoon of non-flavored yogurt or heavy cream
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ2 Teaspoon of honey ๐Ÿฏ
In a bowl, mash the strawberries with a fork until smooth. Add the honey and yogurt (for oily complexions) or cream (for dry skin) and mix until the ingredients are well-incorporated. Using clean hands or a sanitized brush, gently apply the mixture all over your face, avoiding the eye area ๐Ÿ˜Š. Lie down and leave the mask on for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash it away with warm water, pat your face dry and follow up with your favorite toner and moisturizer.ย 
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Beautylish Tip:ย You can store extra mask mix in a air-tight container in the the refrigerator for up to one week ๐Ÿ˜‰
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Source:ย https://www.beautylish.com

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SELF LOVE: Summer Care: 3 DIY Watermelon Juice Face Masks For A Flawless Skin

โžก๏ธ Watermelon Juice And Yogurt Face Mask For Glowing Skin ๐Ÿคฉ
Yogurt is known do to wonders for our skin and hair. The combination of watermelon juice and yogurt can give you a supple and radiant skin. Regular use of this face mask will makes your skin look younger and healthier ๐Ÿ˜Š.
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Take a small bowl and add half cup of watermelon juice in it. Add one tablespoon of yogurt, and mix both the ingredients well. Apply the face mask on your face and neck, and let it stay for 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. ๐Ÿค—
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โžก๏ธย Watermelon And Lemon Juice For Dry Skin ๐Ÿ˜Š
If you have a dry skin, then bring this face mask to your rescue. Lemon will gently exfoliate your dry, dead skin cells, whereas honey and watermelon juice will moisturise and hydrate your rough skin ๐Ÿ˜
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Take 2 tablespoons of watermelon juice in a small bowl; add one tablespoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of honey in it. Mix all the ingredients very well. Apply this face mask on your face and neck. Let it stay for 10 to 15 minutes, then wash it off with water ๐Ÿ˜Š
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โžก๏ธ Watermelon And Raw Milk For Brighter Skin
Milk is a great cleanser, especially raw milk, which makes your complexion fairer and brighter. It is also a great moisturiser that is known to heal dry skin cells. Milk is also known to treat sunburns and sunspots. Watermelon juice will rejuvenate your face and give you a fresh look ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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Take one tablespoon of watermelon juice in a bowl. Add one tablespoon of raw milk, and mix them well. Apply the mask on your clean face and let it stay for 20 to 25 minutes. Wash it off with cold water ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Source:ย https://food.ndtv.com

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SELF LOVE: Green tea face masks

Did you know that besides greatย  nutrition values green tea ๐ŸŒฑ is also good for your skin? ๐Ÿค—
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Here are 3 options for natural face masks with magical green tea:
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โžก๏ธ 1. Cleansing mask
Pour 1/4 cup of hot water onto 1 tsp of green tea leaves ๐Ÿƒ. Brew it for 10min covered, strain it and wait for it to cool down. Mix 5 tbsp of green tea with 1 tbsp of oatmeal and a bit of honey ๐Ÿฏ. Apply it on your face for 10 min, then massage your face and neck. Rinse it. ๐Ÿค—
โžก๏ธ 2. Mask for sensitive skin
Pour 1/4 cup of hot water onto 1 tsp of green tea leaves ๐Ÿƒ. Brew it for 5min, strain it and wait for it to cool down.Take 3 tbsp of green tea and mix it with 3 tbsp of corn flour and 1 tsp of lemon juice ๐Ÿ‹. Before applying it, wipe your face down with a tonic, put the facemask on for 20min later rinse it down with warm water ๐Ÿ˜Š
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โžก๏ธ 3. Mask for acne
Mix 1 tsp of brewed green tea leaves ๐Ÿƒ with 1/2 tsp of baking soda. Put it on acne/pimples and leave it on for 10min. Wash it off with warm water ๐Ÿค—

Have you ever tried such natural facemask? ๐Ÿ˜Š

P.S. I am doing 28 day Self-Love challenge at my Instagram – come join us!

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SELF-LOVE: Coffee Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ1 cup Cane or Brown Sugar
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธยฝ cup Ground Coffee
๐Ÿ”ธ๏ธ1 cup Coconut Oil room temperature ๐Ÿฅฅ
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Instructions:
โžก๏ธ Combine cane sugar and coconut oil in small mixing bowl.
โžก๏ธ Add ground coffee to mixture. โžก๏ธ Stir well. Add more ground coffee if desired.
โžก๏ธ Garnish with a sprinkle of ground coffee.

Enjoy! ๐Ÿค—

Source: https://www.mommymusings.com

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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