Going by the comments and the activity on Viva Woman Facebook page on my post about 5 ways to drink your green tea last week, I’m probably not too far off saying that green tea is a favorite with many of you. That’s no surprise considering that green tea is such a wonderful and versatile ingredient. I’ve shared various DIY beauty recipes using green tea in the past and today, I’ll share them all once again, along with one new one.
Ginseng has been used in traditional medicine in this part of the world as a tonic and elixir. This is American ginseng, which is said to relieve heatiness, strengthen immune system, support cognitive functions, as well as improve stamina and vitality. Because I’ve come across various cosmetic products containing ginseng extract as an anti-aging ingredient and so out of fun and curiosity, I’ve been trying to use it as a sort of ‘energizing tonic’ for the face. Okay, nice choice of word there but it’s really nothing more than a toner. Heh.
Fancy some aromatherapy balms to to soothe your mind, calm your body or invigorate your spirit? Instead of spending at least $10 on one of the commercially available ones, how about making your own? They’re pretty easy to whip up…in fact, too easy I’ll say because these can be made under 15 minutes with only three ingredients! And they smell absolutely lovely!
My son and I love Dorami, the little sister of Doraemon. Don’t know who is Doraemon? Oh, never mind. But that’s Dorami, the little yellow figurine you see in the picture. And today, she’s going to introduce you to her new all-purpose natural moisturizer. Yes, all-purpose and you can use it on your face, your body or just your hands.