Can you believe a whole year has whizzed by?! I can barely keep up!
What better way to bring in the new year than with a fresh start for your skin? Feel great from the inside out and let your light shine!
It’s much easier to help those around us when we feel better, so take good care of yourselves…yes, you! Take some time to pamper yourself a bit and you’ll be able to give those you love more of your precious self.
And who doesn’t want a great all natural wrinkle reducer and line eraser?
For those that love pure beauty products free of chemicals, but can’t always afford them, and dream of simple DIY projects….this is for you.
After some research I found a few faves I had to try.
I’ve looked high and low for the best all-natural facial anti-aging moisturizers and wrinkle reducers, and from all the reviews and a few proper articles I’ve come across: this company wins almost every time:
Acure Organics for best all around company. There were some others that were even better, but their prices were out of this world for more luxury ingredients.
(and no, I have nothing to do with them, nor have I received anything from them).
So without further ado….
Here’s some great products and how to make them:
Can be used for the following skin conditions: Psoriasis, Scars, Crow’s Feet, Eyes, Paraben-Free, Clearance, Face, Natural/Organic, Charity
Organic safflower oil, organic jojoba oil, organic beeswax, organic argan oil, organic olive oil, organic canauba, organic starflower (borage) oil, organic essential oils of Bulgarian lavender and rose.
Massage a small amount to any fine lines, wrinkles, blemishes or scars as your last step before bedtime. As a healing salve apply to affected area as needed.
Line Eraser Balm by Acure Organics 0.5 oz ALL SKIN TYPES Certified organic balm works wonder on deep wrinkles and helps fade scars and imperfections.
Does Not Contain Sulfates cruelty parabens gluten PEG petroleum phthalates silicone. Warnings Keep out of reach of children. As with all dietary supplements consult your healthcare professional before use. See product label for more information.
HOW to make your own version of this fabulous anti-aging line eraser product:
The ingredients might seem expensive, but in the long run it will save you money because you’ll have enough to make yourself and all your friends a jar too. You might even have enough to start your own business! 🙂
- organic safflower oil, (amazon sells Life-Flo Organic Pure Safflower Oil, 16 Ounce)$10
- organic jojoba oil,(amazon sells; NOW Foods Organic Jojoba Oil, 4 ounce)$11
- organic beeswax, (Beeswax Organic Pastilles, White, 100% Pure 16 Oz)$12
- organic argan oil,(ORGANIC Argan Oil For Hair, Face, Skin & Nails – 100% PURE & ECOCERT Certified -Huge 4OZ Bottle- Moroccan Argan Oil is Therapeutic for Every Skin Condition – Also Great for Acne, Dry Scalp, Split Ends, Frizzy Hair, Stretch Marks, Body Cuticles & MORE – This Argania Spinosa is Guaranteed To Make Your Body Shine!)$18
- organic olive oil,
- organic carnauba,(Carnauba Wax-100% Natural-Vegan-8 oz$16
- organic starflower (borage) oil,(Borage (Starflower) Oil, Organic, Extra Virgin 100ml) $15
- organic essential oils of Bulgarian lavender and rose (I use Young Living, Mountain Rose Organics, or Bella Mira, and am researching others, future blog post- )
For more reading; Also see more reading on therapeutic grade essential oils , and these blog posts:Which essential oils to use for all different types of skin https://yellowstaressentials.wordpress.com/2008/12/29/essential-oils-for-the-different-types-of-skin-2/ and DIY Rose Beauty Balm by Darphine
Use 2 oz. total of any or all oils combined (not essential oils) to 1 tsp. of waxes ratio.
This can also be made and poured into Empty Lip Balm Tubes Containers for precise application.
This can be modified to suit your specific needs any way you like.
- 1/2 oz organic borage oil (starflower)
- 1/2 oz of organic jojoba
- 1 oz. organic coconut oil
- 2 oz organic olive oil
- 3-4 drops each of Bulgarian Lavender and Rose essential oils (may use up to 5 drops per ounce of oils)
- 1 tsp organic beeswax
- 1/2 -1 tsp vegan carnauba wax
Melt waxes and oils in a pyrex measuring 4 cup or 2 cup size in a boiling pot of water to make a double boiler (unless you already have a double boiler for waxes and chocolates). Remove from heat and use a stick blender to whip ingredients together, then stir in essential oils and store in glass or PET jars.
Where to buy ingredients:
If you love Young Living Oils or are a Young Living Distributor try Bella Mira therapeutic grade essential oils ..
test for yourself the difference…you will receive a discounted price if you are already a distributor w/YL. If you would like to receive a discount on therapeutic grade essential oils just sign up at Young Living and use MY Young Living Distributor # 1064822
Other great products:
Radical Wrinkle Complex
I don’t recommend trying to recreate this one….better to just buy the original as there are much too many ingredients and most of them might prove to be impossible to get.
Can be used for the following skin conditions: Anti-Aging, Paraben-Free, Moisturizer, DERMAdeals, Face, Natural/Organic, Charity
Ingredients: Euterpe oleracea (Acai) Berry, Organic Rubus fruticosus (Blackberry), Organic Rosa canina (Rosehips), Organic Punica granatum (Pomegranate), Organic Calendula officinalis (Calendula), Organic Matricaria recutita (Chamomile), Fair Trade CertifiedTM Organic Aspalanthus linearis (Rooibos), Prunus armeniaca (Apricot kernel) oil, Persea americana (Avocado) oil, Vegetable Glycerine, Prunus dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate (vegetable derived), Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Glucose (sugar), Glucose Oxidase & Lactoperoxidase (milk & sugar enzymes), Organic Chlorella pyrenoidosa (Chlorella Growth Factor), Organic Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Organic Argania spinosa (Argan) Oil, Hypericum perforatum (St Johnswort) oil, FT Olive Oil, Gardenia jasminoides stem cell culture, Argania spinosa (Argan) stem cell culture, CoQ10, Essential Oils of Lavendula angustifolia (French lavender), citrus Reticulate (Red Mandarin) Oil, Thymus mastichina (Marjoram), Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile) & Nardastachus jatamansi (Spikenard), xanthan gum.
Directions: Apply to clean skin at night.
Hope you love this recipe and have a wonderful year! xo