Gentle Lavender & Chamomile Makeup Remover

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ABOUT LAVENDER AND CHAMOMILE MAKEUP REMOVER

This very gentle makeup remover is suitable for all types of skin.  It smells gorgeously sweet and fresh like the fields of lavender fields in Provence!  It can be used to cleanse the face and throat, but do avoid the eyes.

This recipe contains Lavender essential oil, which is calming on all skin types, especially those with irritated skin. The latin name of Lavender is Lavare, which means ‘to wash’.  Lavender in this recipe does help cleanse, and leaving a fresh smell.  If you use facial products with lavender, you will inhale the aroma, which will help you benefit from lavender’s ability to relax and aid sleep. It is also recommended by Dermatologists  as an essential oil that can sooth skin conditions such as acne.

This Lavender and Chamomile makeup remover contains Chamomile.  Chamomile is calming, plus it is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-septic.

Buy a good quality organic grade essential oils for best results.

HOW TO MAKE THE GENTLE MAKEUP REMOVER WITH LAVENDER & CHAMOMILE.

First, you will need a dark coloured glass bottle to contain your product. Please sterilise your glass container first by gently boiling in hot water for 3 minutes then allowed to dry completely.  You do not want water to be mixing with your cleanser.

This recipe makes about 5 oz’s.

INGREDIENTS

      • 5 tablespoons of organic coconut oil.
      • 2 1/2 tablespoons of jojoba oil.
      • 3 drops of Lavender essential oil (Use the general one call Lavender angustifolia).
      • 3 drops of Roman chamomile essential oil.

PREPARATION

  1. Combine ALL the ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Mix well with a fork or spoon.
  3. Pour your mixture into your glass container.

TO USE

Apply a small amount onto a cotton ball or pour a small amount into your palm, and massage well into the skin. Avoiding the eyes.

Use some tissue or a clean flannel to gently remove afterwards. Then apply makeup as normal.

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Thank you for reading x

Here are some of my other recipes that may interest you….

Quick and Easy Milk Facial Cleanser

Sumptuous Cocoa Butter & Vanilla Body Cream

5 Easy to Prepare Facial Toners

 

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