Weekly Rose Buds

Homemade Rose Cream

November 14, 2012 | 5 Comments

It is said that one of Cleopatra’s beauty secrets was using skin creams made of roses. Rose is a natural astringent and the oil has wonderful properties for keeping skin young. The scent also is said to open the heart. Here is a relatively easy recipe for a natural rose cream. 8 drops of Rose ...

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Quick Pick Me Up Mask

July 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Now that my ladies are laying eggs, I have to find new ways to use them. One great way to give your skin a fresh, moisterized look is to make an easy mask made up of egg whites and plain yogurt. 2 eggs (separate yolks from whites) You can save the yolks for a hair ...

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Hair Treats From Your Kitchen

May 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

We all have heard how mayonnaise is good for conditioning your hair but did you know yogurt can eliminate dandruff? Just rub your scalp with plain yogurt for 15 minutes and then rinse. It soothes the dryness easily. For softer silkier hair try mixing honey with olive oil and then cover your head with a ...

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Buttermilk and Fennel . . .

May 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

In ancient times queens would keep skin smooth and flawless with a combination of buttermilk and fennel seeds. It is said Cleopatra used this ancient technique a few days a week. 1/2 Cup of Buttermilk (or raw milk after a week) 1 1/2 Tablespoons of crushed fennel seeds. Heat milk and fennel seeds in a ...

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Apple Cider Vinegar

April 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

Apple Cider Vinegar is one of the best natural beauty products. It has been used since the Roman times and the Empress of Hungry was said to have beautiful skin from toning her face with it. Apple Cider Vinegar is a natural antiseptic (great for acne), anti-bacterial, and most importantly it balances the PH of ...

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