It’s no news that in any case, natural products are way more recommended that chemicals, when it comes to skin care and generally beauty. There is a wide range of natural options that can always help you overcome any problem with your skin, your hair or any other beauty issues. Rosemary is a magical and very useful option for you, especially for winter months. It is one of the well-known ways for solving such major problems as oily skin, redness, and puffiness, especially common with eyes and skin in winter. Zits and blemishes are scared of rosemary treatments, too. Rosemary is also said to have a circulation-stimulating effect. Finally, it helps to restore the elastic state of skin and reduces wrinkles, fining lines due to the powerful effect of calcium, vitamin B6, iron, cineole, and verbena it contains. So here, we have some useful DIY rosemary beauty recipes for your best looks and for fighting different problems that might occur, especially during the winter months.
Rosemary Hair Mask Recipe
What you need for this:
• 1/2 cup dried rosemary
• 1/2 cup olive oil
How to prepare:
Put these ingredients in a saucepan, and heat it until it’s warm. Be careful not to let it get too hot. Let this mixture stay for additional 20 minutes, so that rosemary and oil can blend with each other. Separate the leaves from oil and proceed to applying the mixture to your hair. It’s a good idea to add some follicle-strengthening elixir for the best results, too. After this, just wrap hair in a shower cap and let it stay for 20 minutes. Afterwards, wash your hair with shampoo and you’re done.
Rosemary Foot Scrub Recipe
• 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
• 1/4 cup epsom salt
• 1 cup carrier oil like olive, jojoba, or sunflower
• 5 to 10 drops rosemary essential oil
• 5 to 10 drops peppermint essential oil
How to prepare:
Put the sugar, salt, and carrier oil in a bowl and stir until well blended. The extra drops of peppermint and rosemary will help you make sure that the scent is equally proportioned throughout the mixture. After applying the mixture, keep it in a hermetic jar and don’t forget to delicately scrub your feet after shower.
Rosemary Toner Recipe for Acne-Prone Skin
For this effective toner you will need:
• 3/4 cup water
• 1 fresh rosemary sprig
• 1 tbsp. black peppercorns
• 2 tbsps. apple cider vinegar
How to prepare:
First boil the water in a saucer, add the peppercorns and rosemary. After half of the water evaporates, stop heating it, and let it cool. When it’s cool, pour everything into an empty bottle and add the apple cider vinegar. Dab this mixture to your skin with a cotton pad and repeat this every evening for one or two weeks, and the results will be observed shortly.
So here were some really useful tips for your skin care and hair care procedures that are proved to be efficient and very helpful. In any case, natural beauty treatments have always been more preferable than the toxicities and chemicals that are used to prepare some beauty products. Having such a wonder as rosemary, there is not that much to worry about.
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