Cleansers and Toners

Coconut Milk Body Wash

Adapted from Hello Glow Ingredients  1/4 cup full fat coconut milk 1/3 cup liquid Castile soap  5-10 drop essential oil (optional) Instructions Combine all ingredients in a squeeze bottle. Shake before using and lather up.

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Honey Body Wash

 Adapted from Hello Glow Ingredients ¼ cup coconut oil ¼ cup raw honey ½ cup liquid Castile soap 1 tsp vitamin E 15 drops eucalyptus essential oil 10 drops sweet orange essential oil 10 drops lemon or grapefruit essential oil Instructions Heat coconut oil in microwave on medium setting for 30 seconds or until melted. Add […]

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Exfoliating Cleansing Gel

Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 1/2 cup rosewater (or hydrosol of choice) 1 tsp exfoliating agent (ground oats, almond meal) 10 drops (o.5 ml) vitamin B5 1/4 tsp xanthan gum 5 drops essential oil (optional) Instructions Using candy thermometer, warm rosewater to 100 degrees F in double boiler. Turn off heat and gradually sprinkle […]

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Honey Foaming Cleanser

Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 1 tbsp honey 1 ounce (30 ml) vegetable glycerin 2 ounces (60 ml) castile soap 5 drops essential oil (optional) Instructions Place small bowl in pot filled with hot water. Add honey and glycerin, whisking together. Remove bowl from water and place another containing castile soap. Pour honey-glycerin into soap, whisking...

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Foaming Cleanser

Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 1 tsp vegetable gylcerin 1 ounce (30 ml) hydrosol, like rosewater or geranium water* 1 ounce (30 ml) aloe vera juice 1 ounce (30 ml) castile soap *If you are prone to acne, use witch hazel instead of hydrosol Instructions Add glycerin to hydrosol and aloe vera […]

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Light Cleansing Oil

Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 2 ounces (60 ml) almond or sunflower oil 2 tsp rosehip oil 5 drops geranium essential oil or other Instructions Mix almond and rosehip oils. Transfer to glass bottle (amber bottle with dropper is best). Add essential oil and shake. Moisten face and spread a drop on forehead, […]

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Basic Chamomile Toner

Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 1 cup distilled water 2 chamomile teabags 1/2 honey 1 tsp glycerin   Instructions Boil 1 cup distilled water and pour over teabags. Cover and steep 10 minutes. Squeeze and remove teabags. Add honey and glycerin. Stir until blended. Wait to cool. Transfer to bottle. Apply generously with a […]

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Castor Coconut Oil Cleanser

 Adapted from Oil Cleanser Recipe Wellness Mama Ingredients 1 tbsp castor oil 3 tbsp coconut, olive or sweet almond oil Instructions Combine ingredients in a small jar. Rub a small amount of oil onto dry face and massage into skin for several minutes. Soak a clean washcloth in steamy water and place on face until it starts to […]

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