Sage - The excellent cosmetic. Beauty homemade recipes!
Medicinal sage is an excellent cosmetic for skin and hair. In the XIX century, it was recommended that fresh or dried sage leaves be wiped between the teeth every morning to keep the whiteness and remove unpleasant odors. No wonder, because sage perfectly cleans, disinfects and refreshes. It has antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and rejuvenating properties. Tones, smoothes and tightens the skin.
Masks and infusions with sage soothe skin irritations, eczema and impetigo.
They refresh, smooth and tighten the skin.
They tighten the pores and reduce the secretion of sebum
Rinsing your hair with the infusion gives it a beautiful shine
It protects against hair loss and dandruff.
Sage infusions with black tea darken graying hair.
Sage rinses soothe sore throat, toothache, inflammation of the gums and mouth.
A decoction of sage with aloe vera juice can be used as a face tonic
Sage beauty recipes
Sage "dye" for gray hair
Pour 2 cups of boiling water over a tablespoon of sage and black tea. Cook over a low heat for an hour. Cool, strain, add a small glass of pure vodka. Rub the lotion into your hair every day for a week. They will color, together with gray strands, a beautiful color with a gloss. The hair will be stronger.
Face mask with sage
For oily skin:
In a cup of cream, mash a handful of sage and whipped egg white. Spread over the face, neckline and neck. After 15 minutes, wash off with warm water. The mask soothes irritations, smoothes, firms and tightens the skin.
For dry skin:
Replace the egg white with the yolk,
the rest as above.
Natural gray, Marseille soap, rub on a grater.
Make a strong infusion of sage: 4 teaspoons of herb per 100 ml of water,
Mix with grated soap in the proportion: 100 ml of infusion per 200 g of soap
While stirring, heat in a water bath until dissolved.
In the meantime, you can add supplements according to your needs while
For moisturizing properties: 1-2 teaspoons of shea butter, almond,
argan or other oil.
More nutritious: a little honey, vitamin E, cosmetic clay or cinnamon against
cellulite. It is worth adding a little beeswax or glycerin to harden.
For exfoliating properties, you can add coarse salt, oatmeal, coffee,
Pour the dissolved and mixed soap into greased molds
Sprinkle the tops with alcohol
Set aside to concentration
Remove from molds, if necessary to cut
Place them on a wire rack, cover with parchment
Leave in a ventilated place to dry (about a week or two)
Natural sage antiperspirant
Make a strong infusion of sage: 2 teaspoons of herb per 50 ml of water.
Mix with 4 teaspoons of potato flour and baking soda.
To the dissolved 3 tablespoons of coconut oil,
add 4 tablespoons of the infusion and a few drops of sage oil.
Combine everything in the jar, stirring until you get the consistency of a cream.
Apply after a morning bath
It will provide freshness and a beautiful fragrance until the evening.