If you already know that Fresh Kidz chemical free deodorant for boys and girls is safe and effective, then you are obviously interested in providing the best, all natural products for your family. Your quest for healthy beauty products doesn’t have to end with deodorant – with just a few ingredients from your cupboard, you can make all natural face and hair masks and body scrubs. With a little bit of prep work and a lot of fun in the kitchen, you and your child can be on your way to enjoying some relaxing spa-like treatments.
Here are some of the main ingredients used in DIY facemasks and their reported benefits to skin. Review the list and the recipes below and make a custom facemask based on your child’s needs and yours.
Yogurt – reduces fine lines and wrinkles, the lactic acid in yogurt reportedly dissolves dead skin and tightens pores.
Honey – is naturally antibacterial, it is good for acne treatment and prevention, it can also be extremely moisturizing.
Banana – moisturizes and has potassium and vitamins E and C, which can promote clear, glowing skin.
Oatmeal – softens and moisturizes, it contains saponins, which are known for intense cleansing properties. Oatmeal is often used to treat eczema prone or dry skin.
Egg White – has astringent properties that help shrink pores and tighten skin.
Orange Juice – cleans clogged skin pores and prevents acne, pimples, wrinkles and fine lines.
Aloe – treats skin disorders, sunburn and dermatitis. It can also help chronic skin problems such as psoriasis, acne and eczema.
Lemon juice – brightens and lightens skin. Citric acid can gradually fade spots and even out skin tone.
Yogurt, Honey, Banana Mask
¼ cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
1 medium banana
Mash up the banana into a paste. Mix with yogurt and honey. Apply to face and leave on for 10 – 20 minutes, rinse with cold water.
Honey, Yogurt, Oatmeal Mask
½ cup hot, not boiling water
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
1 small egg white
Mix the water and oatmeal and let it sit for 2 – 3 minutes until oatmeal absorbs most of the water. Add yogurt, honey and egg white. Apply to face and leave on for 10 – 15 minutes.
Tip: Put a mesh strainer or sink protector over your drain so it will not get clogged with oatmeal granules.
Orange, Aloe, Yogurt Mask
1-teaspoon plain yogurt
¼ slice of orange, orange pulp
Juice the orange slice and include some of the pulp. Mix with yogurt and aloe. Apply to face and leave on for 10 – 15 minutes.
Lemon Oil Mask
¼ cup olive or almond oil
Mix juice from the lemon with olive or almond oil. Apply to face and leave on for 10 – 15 minutes.
If your child is not interested in zoning out, relaxing or chatting for 10 – 20 minutes while you wait for the face mask to do its work, you can enjoy a salt or sugar scrub on your hands or feet to make them super soft.
Salt or Sugar Scrub
½ cup coconut, almond, olive or grape seed oil
2 tablespoons sugar or salt
1 tablespoon Fresh Kidz Body Wash
Combine all the ingredients and massage into hands or feet. Rinse off with warm water.
You could also make an all-natural hair mask to brighten, strengthen and condition your hair.
Coconut Oil – that’s all you need. Just warm enough oil (to a liquid state) to cover your hair. After you’ve applied the coconut oil, you may want to put on a shower cap or wrap your hair in a towel as it can stain furniture, clothes and linens. You can leave the coconut oil on any length of time, even overnight if your hair needs some really deep conditioning.
Avocado & Egg Hair Mask
2 egg yolks
Mash up the avocado and mix with the egg yolks. Leave on hair for 15 – 20 minutes.
Yogurt, Honey and Olive Oil Hair Mask
1-teaspoon olive oil
¼ cup yogurt
Mix all the ingredients together. Leave on hair for 15 – 20 minutes.
No matter what your child’s age, these facemasks and hair masks can be fun for you and your son or daughter to make together. As your child develops body odor and other changes begin to happen to their skin and body, it is important to help them feel their best by teaching them the best ways to take care of their skin and hair in ways that do not harm them or the environment around them. Fresh Kidz all natural deodorant is free from chemicals, gluten and aluminum. It is one of the best, most effective all natural deodorant choices you can make for you and your family.