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Home Remedies for Skin Problems

Home Remedies for Skin Problems

  1. Cleanser for Dry Skin
    • 2 ounces aloe vera gel.
    • 1 tsp. Vegetable oil or jojoba oil or Saint John’s Wort oil.
    • 1 tsp. Glycerin.
    • 1⁄2 tsp. Grapefruit seed extract.
    • 8 drops Sandalwood essential oil.
    • 4 drops rosemary essential oil.

Mix all ingredients and shake well before use. Apply with cotton balls and rinse with warm water.

  1. Homemade Toner for Dry Skin.
    • Toners are used to improve the appearance of the skin, to soothe and to nourish. Men can use toners as aftershaves.
    • 2 ounces aloe vera gel.
    • 2 ounces orange-blossom water.
    • 1 tsp. wine vinegar.
    • 6 drops rose geranium essential oil.
    • 4 drops sandalwood essential oil.
    • 1 drop chamomile essential oil.
    • 800 UI vitamin E oil. (Puncture a gel capsule with a needle)

Mix all ingredients and shake well before use.

  1. Homemade Cream for Dry Skin.
    • 3/4 ounces beeswax, shaved. (do not use paraffin)
    • 1 cup vegetable oil.
    • 1 cup of distilled water.
    • 800 UI vitamin E (from a liquid gel)
    • 24 drops rose geranium essential oil.

Heat beeswax and oil in a pot until beeswax melts (it should be warm enough to the touch but without discomfort). In a separate pot heat water until is warm to the touch. Remove the center part of your blender’s lid and pour the water in. Turn the blender on high speed and slowly but steadily add the oil and wax mixture. The whole concoction should begin to solidify. Keep adding oil until the mixture does not take any more. Turn off the blender and using a spatula, place the cream in a wide-mouthed container.

  1. Cleanser for Oily Skin.
    • 2 ounces witch hazel.
    • 1 tsp. vinegar.
    • 1 tsp. glycerin.
    • 1⁄2 tsp. grapefruit seed extract.
    • 6 drops lemon essential oil.
    • 2 drops cypress essential oil.

Mix all ingredients and shake well before use. Apply with cotton balls and rinse with warm water.

  1. Facial Steam for Oily Skin.
    • 3 cups of water.
    • 1 drop of chamomile essential oil.
    • 1 drop of lemongrass essential oil.
    • 1 drop of lavender essential oil.
    • 1 drop of rosemary essential oil.

Boil water, turn off heat and add essential oils. Place a towel over your head and over the pot, close your eyes and let the steam warm your face. After 15 minutes splash your face with cool water.

  1. Toner for Oily Skin.
    • 2 ounces witch hazel.
    • 1 tbsp. aloe vera gel.
    • 5 drops cedarwood essential oil.
    • 3 drops lemon essential oil.
    • 1 drop ylang-ylang essential oil.

Mix ingredients. Shake well before using.

  1. Age Spot Remover.
    • 1 tsp. grated horseradish root.
    • 1⁄2 tsp. lemon juice.
    • 1⁄2 tsp. vinegar.
    • 3 drops rosemary essential oil.

Mix ingredients. Keep away from eyes. Apply as needed on affected areas.

  1. Toner for Mature Skin.
    • 2 ounces aloe vera gel.
    • 2 ounces orange blossom water.
    • 1 tsp. vinegar.
    • 6 drops rose geranium essential oil.
    • 4 drops frankincense essential oil.
    • 4 drops carrot seed essential oil.
    • 800 IU vitamin E oil.

Mix ingredients, apply as needed.

  1. Skin Blemish Remover
    • 1/4 cup of water.
    • 1 tsp. Epson salts.
    • 4 drops lavender essential oil.
    • Small cloth.

Mix water and salts, once the salts has dissolved, add lavender. Soak a cotton cloth and compress on
affected area. When cloth cools soak it again and repeat several times.