2 cups finely ground sea salt
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 T light oil
1 tsp vitamin E oil
5-6 drops essential oil (your choice of fragrance)
OR Your favorite Perfume
Preheat your oven to 350 F. Mix together all the ingredients.
Take a teaspoon of the dough and roll it gently into a ball (
about an inch in diameter).
Continue doing this with all the dough and
place the balls on an ungreased cookie sheet.
(You can decorate the cookies with clove buds,
anise seeds, or dried citrus peel if you wish.)
Bake the cookies for 10 minutes, until they are
lightly browned. Do not over bake. Allow the
cookies to cool completely.
To use: drop 1 or 2 cookies into a warm
bath and allow to dissolve.
Yield: 24 cookies, enough for 12 baths.
Hair Volumizer Mask
1 16 ounce can of pears, drained
1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin (like Knox Gelatin)
Puree pears then mix in gelatin. Apply to freshly washed hair and
massage the mix from your scalp through the ends of the hair.
Leave on for 15 minutes then shampoo your hair and rinse until hair is
RUSSIAN HAIR TREATMENT PACK
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 T. oil (olive or Almond)
1 drop each essential oil (lemon, tangerine, jasmine, rose, sandalwood,
Before applying, moisten the hair very slightly by running wet fingers
through it, then massage the egg mixture into hair and scalp. Wrap head
in a towel (and plastic if desired) and sit back , take a long hot bath,
or relax in a warm place.
(The heat of a sauna is the best environment for this treatment.)
Leave the pack on for one hour, up to two or three if severely needed.
To cleanse, rinse hair in warm water, then apply a generous amount of
shampoo directly to the hair, wash well, and rinse.
(If you've used enough shampoo, only one wash is needed.)
1/4 cup powdered milk
2 tbs. powdered sugar
2 tbs. borax powder(20 Mule Team)
1/4 cup rose water or orange water
2 tsp. vitamin E
10 drops essential oil
Combine the dried milk, sugar, and borax in a bowl, stirring until well
mixed. Add the water, vitamin E, and fragrance. Stir until you have a
thick dough. Depending on the humidity in the air, you may need to cut
the water amount back. Try adding a little at a time until you get the
thick dough. Roll dough into a ball, one teaspoon at a time with your
hands. Repeat until all of the dough has been used. Place the balls on a
sheet of tin foil or waxed paper and let dry for twenty four hours.
Rejuvenating Youth Oil
This is a blend of oils that have been used through the
centuries to lessen or eliminate laugh lines , crows feet & even
2oz extra virgin olive oil
20 drops of patchouli essential oil
10 drops of lavender essential oil
Directions for Use:
Dip a cotton swab into the oils, dab on your facial lines, wrinkles, etc
two times a day. Not only will the blend immediately start to rejuvenate
the top layer of your skin it will travel down into the deeper skin
layers below the surface to heal and replenish those layers before they
surface. Over time these oils can make a remarkable difference in your
skins appearance should be more youthful, , just like turning back the
hands of time .
*Cautionary Statement on use of oils*
It is important to only use essential oils in beauty recipes, not
Essential oils can travel easily through the dermis to the Layers of
skin beneath and have been proven to provide healing benefits. Fragrance
oils are often just synthetic fragrance blends, and have no benefit.
Glitter Gel Recipe
1/4 cup aloe vera gel
1 teaspoon glycerin (at the pharmacy)
1/4 teaspoon fine polyester glitter (any color, available at most craft
About 4-5 drops of fragrance oil (optional)
Food coloring, optional
Mix aloe and the glycerin in a small bowl. Stir in the polyester
glitter and the fragrance oil if you're using. You can add a few drops
of food coloring if you want to make a tinted gel...otherwise you don't
need to add any coloring at all.
Spoon this mixture into tiny lip gloss size jars or any other small
container, preferably clear, so you can see the sparkles inside. Try
using all sorts of different sprinkles. You can get heart,
diamond, or star shapes.