Soothe redness with chamomile! Chamomile has natural anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness, puffiness and irritation. The flower’s sweet scent also relaxes the mind and relieves anxiety.
Brew 2 cups strong chamomile tea (use 3 bags and steep for 10 minutes). Pour the liquid into a reclosable bottle and refrigerate. After cleansing your face, pour the toner over a cotton pad and sweep over skin. Shelf Life: 2 weeks, if refrigerate.
Soften your skin with sunflowers! Sunflower oil is packed with antioxidants that keep your skin looking young. And it’s rich in omega-6 fatty acids, which are deeply hydrating.
Pour sunflower oil into a small reclosable bottle and place into a basin of warm water for 10 minutes. Using long, smooth strokes, massage the warm oil all over your body. Shelf Life: Indefinitely
Boost hair growth with lavender! Studies show that regularly massaging your scalp with lavender oil encourages hair growth.
Heat 1/2 cup of olive oil until comfortably warm. Blend in 10 drops lavender essential oil. Pour the warm oil through your hair and scalp and massage in while making slow, circular motions with the pads of your fingertips. Wrap a warm towel around your hair and relax for 20 minutes to an hour. Shampoo and condition as normal.
Firm your skin with roses! Rose oil has a light astringent quality that strengthens and tones your skin. The scent also relaxes your mind and eases anxiety.
Place 1 cup witch hazel, 1/2 cup distilled water and the petals of 1 freshly washed rose in a reclosable container. Close the container and let it sit overnight, allowing the witch hazel to draw out the flower’s oil. Pour the fragrant liquid in a spray bottle and chill in the fridge. Mist over freshly washed skin. Shelf Life: 2 weeks in the fridge.
Brew 2 cups hibiscus tea. Pour into a spray bottle and mist through your hair. Relax for 5-10 minutes. Shampoo and condition as normal.