Veg Beauty Recipes

Cosmetics and Toiletries – made at home!

Face Lightener and Toner:
1. Grated raw potato left on face for 5 minutes.
2. Tomato pulp left on face for 15 minutes and washed off with cold water.
3. Mashed papaya with a few drops of rosewater left on face for 20 minutes.

Shampoo/Hair Cleansers:
1. Soak overnight in 1 litre of water, 1 cup dry reetha, shikakai and amla. Simmer till it reduces to half the quantity. Cool, strain and refrigerate. (Sufficient for 3 to 4 shampoos.)
2. Steep for 1 hour, 1 cup marigold flowers in 3 cups hot water. Strain, cool and use to rinse hair.
3. Make 5 or 6 cups of black tea. Strain and cool. Add the juice of 1 lemon. Use the entire liquid to rinse hair.

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