The recipe for beauty
REFRESHING SHOWER GEL
Orange has been used by the cosmetic industry because of its ability to rejuvenate, refresh and nourish the mixed skin and moisturize the dry one. It is used in various facial masks, creams, lotions, soaps, shampoos and perfume products while the essential oils produced by orange and proven to have a relaxing effect are used by aromatherapy.
With antibacterial and antiseptic properties, lemon works excellent in brightening skin, cleansing and refreshing the complexion, smoothing out wrinkles, it can even help you to reduce cellulite. High in vitamin C that stimulates cells and collagen production, it can also restore the appropriate pH balance, help to minimize the appearance of pores and get rid of pimples. Hence, it is perfect for oily skin and whenever hyperpigmentation needs to be reduced. Lemon is also useful in hair care: it inhibits seborrhea giving the hair shine and gloss. Lemon juice may slightly lighten the hair color adding a platinum shade.
In addition to the culinary qualities, rosemary leaves are an invaluable medical and cosmetic material. Particularly valued is the rosemary oil because of the amazing fragrant; added to the bath, it relaxes the muscles. In the field of skin care, rosemary extract is an excellent skin firming agent that tends to reduce wrinkles. Gently releasing muscle tension, it leaves the skin healthy and relaxed. In addition, it is also a strong antioxidant protecting the skin against free radicals and aging process and works as a natural UV filter. Because it has demonstrated to have toning, anti-inflammatory and disinfecting effect, it is perfect for mixed, oily skin with problems.
Peppermint oil can improve skin condition. With the content of menthol, the oil relaxes tired skin and brightens the body. Peppermint is also known to have a refreshing effect and balance the production of natural fats, while the oil makes the skin smooth and radiant. It is also used in hair care products where it helps to get rid of dandruff and frizzy hair problem giving the hair healthy, disciplined and shiny look.
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Even the ancient Romans knew its remedial properties. Orange water was used for treatment of indigestion and hangover. Chinese medics with dried orange peel used to heal mental illness, anorexia, colds, cough. Flower extract was used as an antiperspirant and antihemorrhagic mean.
The cult of rosemary is rooted deeply in our culture. In the well-known, Polish song from the World War I rosemary appears as a symbol of youth and success. In ancient times magical properties have been attributed to the rosemary. Bouquets and wreaths were hung in all Roman houses, in order to scare off disease and failure.
In ancient times it was considered mind clarifying, which is why students of philosophy wore peppermint wreaths on the head. Peppermint brew was also recommended for migraine headache