DIY Beauty: using lemon to reduce pigmentation

lemon whitening DIY Beauty: using lemon to reduce pigmentation

I’ve been experimenting with using different vegetables for my skin for the past week.  Simple stuff where I only need to use the juice or even rub the fruit directly on my skin.  It will take me awhile to review the results but for today, I want to talk about my experience on using lemon for pigmentation.

Homemade natural sunscreen anyone?

homemade sunscreen Homemade natural sunscreen anyone?

Sometime ago when I was reading up about sunscreens, I learnt that there are some folks who would rather make their own sunscreens.  I was both surprised and intrigued by the idea.  So when Leon started her new beauty forum on organic and natural skincare, I immediately raised this topic and this is the natural homemade sunscreen recipe that Leon shared with me:

Keen on homemade DIY skin care?

diy lotion Keen on homemade DIY skin care?

I noticed that there is a growing trend of local women going organic in terms of skincare products. We see more of such products in Watsons and Guardian these days and that’s a good sign. However, if you scrutinize the ingredient list carefully, most of them are not 100% natural or organic. Perhaps this is why increasingly more women prefer to purchase their own ingredients to make their own skincare products.

DIY rejuvenating skin care recipes

diy skin savers DIY rejuvenating skin care recipes

It seems that skincare is not only going natural, but DIY too!  I’ve come across a couple of DIY skin savers which many ladies seem to swear by to rejuvenate their face and keep it blemish-free.

Aspirin mask
Aspirin is a form of Beta Hydroxy Acids or BHA’s which is known to help with cleaning pores from inside out and exfoliating the dull, dead layers of skin.  When used over time, BHA’s can help clarify skin tone and contribute to keeping our skin blemish-free.