You have to wonder who was slathering food all over their face to make these brilliant discoveries, but we’re glad they did. It’s common knowledge now that you don’t need to spend a lot of money for good skin – just rummage through your pantry! Here are some of the weird and miraculous household ingredients that you can use for your own exfoliation recipe.
Soapwort originated in Europe and the Middle East and was used primarily as a gentle natural soap. Back when textile production was in its infancy and there was hands-on work with shearing and processing wool, the mild soap from Soapwort was used to gently clean the wool and the finished fabrics. In general, soapwort was one of the first soap sources for people who lived on the land.
I’ve made many kinds of soap, all wonderful in their own way, but my favorite recipe is for a simple shampoo bar. I first became intrigued with this kind of soap when I saw a bar of the stuff at a local grocery store. What a concept: small, compact, no plastic bottle, lightweight, biodegradable–and no need for conditioner as the natural oils in our hair and scalp are not stripped away with its use.
I haven’t bought a bar of soap from the store since 1999. I was dissatisfied with the phony laboratory concoctions and wanted a pure, safe, soap. So, I decided to make my own. I’ve been hooked on soap-making since I poured my first batch. Here are some tips on how to make soap.
The condition is embarrassing, and the treatment for dry scalp out there can be pretty confusing and have long, chemical-filled names. But just like most conditions, dandruff has a host of natural cures, which I’ve recently been reading about. Today, I thought I’d share them with Skrewtips readers.
It is possible to make your own skin creams and moisturizers at home. Remember that before the advent of the supermarket cosmetics juggernaut, people used to make their own creams with natural products; many still do, and you can too.