Taking care of our skin on our bodies and our faces is important for good health physically and emotionally. We all want our skin to look radiant and glowing because let’s face it we want to feel good about how we look. Whether its vanity or a sense of deep-seated biological drive for preservation it is important to all of us. We need to take care of our skin naturally, organically, and in balance with nature.
The skin on our face is probably the most precious and delicate of all our skin and its gets so much abuse from the pollutants in the air, the sun, and weather.
When you are hot, tired, drained physically and emotionally from your hectic life wouldn’t it be nice to have something that you could do quickly and effectively to awaken your senses and hydrate your skin. Something natural without chemicals that you could feel good about and freshen your face and your outlook on life. I just might have the answer that you need to invigorate your skin. A homemade DIY Misty Fresh Face Spray made from essential oils and nature. Essential oils are always an attribute to healthy skin.
Homemade Fresh Face Spray
- 1 Cup Organic Homemade Rose-Water or if you prefer you can use distilled or mineral water
- 10 drops pure essential oils – choose from a mixture of — lavender, rose, chamomile, and/or sweet orange
Different Formulas and Blended Combinations that you can try.
Make sure you follow what is appealing to your senses!
- Try 4 drops of rose, 3 drops lavender, 2 drops chamomile, and 1 drop sweet orange OR
- Try 5 drops lavender and chamomile
- Another great combination is 5 drops each lavender and rose
Directions: Place all the ingredients in a glass jar with a tight cap and shake well. Pour the mixture into a 1 or 2 ounce spray bottle. Store the remainder in a glass jar in the refrigerator and refill your spray bottle as needed. Lightly spray your face when you feel the need whether its your skin or you just need to take a short break from all the hustle and bustle.
Some Variations Tips:
For Dry Skin — Try adding 1/2 teaspoon vegetable glycerin, which is a humectant that draws water from the air to condition the skin. Or try 1 teaspoon avocado or almond oil.
For Those With Sensitive Skin — Choose the soothing essential oils of rose and chamomile over those of lavender and sweet orange.
For Oily Skin — Add 1 teaspoon witch hazel and try the essential oils of lavender and grapefruit.
Some Tips For Your Skin Health:
Even the most sophisticated and pure skin products can improve the appearance of only the outer layer of the skin. To reach deeper we need to nourish the skin from within and take care of our inside first. What we eat and put inside our body exits through the skin, so if we eat junk food the toxins will evacuate through the pores of our skin. Our skin reflects what’s going on inside our bodies so it is of vital importance to eat plenty of fresh organic fruits and veggies, make sure you have a balanced diet, drink plenty of good quality water, exercise regularly, and get plenty of restful sleep.
When we choose products with pure ingredients from nature everyone wins, you, the planet, and the wonderful companies that produce the untainted formulas to help us on our road to a healthy and green lifestyle. Choose your products carefully because we only have one body and one planet to live in.
Source — Easy Green Living – Author — Renee Loux