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Facial Products and Hair Conditioner

By Lisa BriskeyPublished 2 months ago 4 min read
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This past year, I decided that I wanted to make my facial products. This way I know what ingredients are in the products that I use on my face. So of course, like everyone else, I needed to research since I didn’t how to make any of the facial products that I wanted to use. While researching, I came across several recipes that use apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, and other items that I have in my cupboards. I was amazed that you could use coconut oil or apple cider vinegar on your face. I found several recipes for each product that I wanted to make so I could try out different ones to see which one fits my face.

So in this article, I have the ones that I use as well as some that I intend to try in the future. I hope this article was helpful.

Face Cleanser

Ingredients:

1/2 cup water

1 tsp white distilled vinegar

Place water and vinegar in a bottle or jar. Pour some on a washcloth or cotton pad and wash your face. Rinse off with cold water. Pat's face is dry.

If you have oily skin like me, then try this cleanser.

3 TBSP Organic Coconut Oil

1tsp Raw Honey

1 tsp Baking Soda

in a bowl combine all three ingredients and mix well. Pour into a container. Store at room temperature.

Ingredients for Toner

Toner

Toner

In a bottle, combine one part apple cider vinegar and two parts water. Apply to your face by putting the toner on a cotton pad and wipe your face.

My Morning and Evening Facial Ritual

In the morning, I do the following:

1) Cleanse my face with a face cleanser that I make

2) Tone with apple cider vinegar toner

3) Moisturize

in the evening, I do the following:

1) remove my makeup with a little olive oil on a cotton pad

2) cleanse my face

3) Moisturizer

Makeup Remover

Did you know that olive oil is good for many things? Olive Oil can be used as a makeup remover. I use this recipe to remove my makeup at night.

Recipe

Olive oil

place olive oil on a pad and wipe off your makeup.

Moisturizer

Moisturizer

1 TBSP Baking Soda

2 TBSP Coconut Oil

Mix baking soda and coconut oil. Leave on for 5 minutes and then rinse off with warm water.

Here are two more that you can use.

Milk and Olive Oil Moisturizer

1 TBSP Olive Oil

2 tsp milk

Mix and apply on the face. Leave on the face for 30 minutes and then rinse with water.

Milk, Lemon Juice, and Olive Oil Moisturizer

1/4 cup milk

2–3 TBSP lemon juice

2–3 TBSP Olive Oil

Mix all three ingredients. Apply to the face and rinse off with water.

Do you like to make your beauty products? I do, which is why I love this quick and easy-to-make homemade hair conditioner. I love apple cider vinegar so it's perfect for my hair.

When you use a conditioner that you make instead of buying it in the store, you know what is in the bottle. With homemade conditioners, there are no harsh chemicals whereas with store-bought conditioners, they are full of chemicals.

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is a must-have in my home. I use it for just about everything. So using it as a conditioner for my hair was perfect. You can use ACV for any hair type. Using ACV in your hair helps keep the fungal and bacteria from growing on your scalp when the pH level stays between 4.5 and 5.5. Even if you use it once a week, it will still help prevent your hair from dandruff flaking. Since it is full of antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, it helps prevent issues with bacteria and fungi that grow in your hair. ACV helps to detangle your hair when combing, reduces frizz, adds some shine to your hair, prevents split ends, and prevents hair loss.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 cup water

6 drops of your choice of essential oil

1 spray bottle

Instructions

Take the cover off the spray bottle. Place a funnel in the spray bottle. Pour the water into the bottle. Add the apple cider vinegar and essential oil. Close the bottle. Shake it. Make sure to shake the bottle each time before you use it.

When you use this, rinse out after. You can use this conditioner once or twice a week if you like.

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About the Creator

Lisa Briskey

I love to write, crochet, and sew. I am a grandmother of a two-year-old granddaughter.

Follow me on Medium: https://medium.com/@lisabriskey5

And support me on my Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/lisaj or https://ko-fi.com/lisabriskey

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