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Natural Sun Lotion

Natural Sun Lotion

Ingredients:

• 3 T. grated beeswax

• 3 T. shea butter

• 4 T. coconut oil

• 3 T. aloe vera gel

• 3 T. herbal tea (lavender or calendula are best)

• 1/2 tsp. borax powder

Directions for making:

Take beeswax, shea butter, and coconut oil and melt in a double boiler. (Do not boil). Now warm the aloe vera gel, tea and borax powder in a separate pan until the powder is mixed well with the other 2 ingredients.

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Mix with the melted oil and butter. Whisk properly until you get a creamy texture.

Directions for using:

Apply liberally when required.

Directions for storing:

Store the mixture in an airtight jar and keep it refrigerated. You can refrigerate it for up to a month.

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Sunscreens

Sunscreens

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Natural Sunscreens

Sun protection should be focused on preventing damage from both UV-A and UV-B light. Should you have a medical problem that precludes sunning, then you must follow medical advice.

Staying out of the sun is one method, but that’s hardly natural because we humans need sunlight! We just need to be careful about how much exposure, and take sensible precautions. It can be beneficial to expose your skin to the sun, but only for a short time, maybe 15 minutes, on a regular basis.

If you apply coconut oil before sunning and leave it on for at least an hour afterwards. This will give your body a much needed chance to create vitamin D.

At other times you should protect your skin from sun damage. The three elements of protection you need are:

• concealing clothes

• topical application of protective sunscreen cosmetics

• a diet rich in essential fatty acids

Some natural ingredients offer sun protection: A mild infusion of elder flowers is most effective when applied to skin just prior to exposure. Shea butter has a SPF of 6 and can be used both before and after sunning. Sesame oil has a SPF of 4. PABA, a B vitamin, screens UV-B. To encourage tanning, add carrot Essential Oil to creams or oils.

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Applying coconut oil topically allows the body to adjust naturally to sun exposure, naturally increasing the body’s tolerance level over time. On the other hand, the citrus essential oils (like bergamot, lemon & orange) are photosensitizing, causing the skin to tan more readily when the oils are present. Under moderate sunlight, this may be alright, but under intense sunlight, the citrus essential oils can cause dark spots and even severe sunburn.

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Consequently they should be used cautiously before sun exposure, and then only in moderate sunlight. They should never be used neat on the skin in the presence of sunlight or UV light from electric sources (like tanning booths).

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Cleansers

Cleansers

There are many ways to cleanse your face using healthy, natural ingredients. Here are some Cornmeal Cleanser (for Oily Skin)

Ingredients:

• Liquid Castile soap

• 1 tsp. Cornmeal

Directions for making:

Pour a little castile soap into the palm of your hand, add cornmeal.

Directions for using:

Wet face. Mix meal and soap into a lather, wash face,

being careful to avoid the delicate skin around the eyes.

Directions for storing:

Keep refrigerated and it will keep for up to a week but best to make fresh just to make each time you use.

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Orange & Peppermint Sugar Face Scrub

Orange & Peppermint Sugar Face Scrub

Oranges
Peppermint

Ingredients:

• 2 C. sugar

• 1/2 C. coconut oil, melted

• 2 T. olive oil

• 24 drops sweet orange essential oil

• 12 drops peppermint essential oil

Directions for making:

Add essential oils to sugar, mixing well until

combined. Melt the coconut oil, and mix with the

olive oil. Slowly add the oil to the sugar, stirring

constantly. Carefully add the scrub to the jar or glass

container of your choice.


Directions for using:

Apply to damp skin in a circular motion, scrub well

then rinse thoroughly. For best results use regularly.

Directions for storing:

Makes about a litre = put into four 250ml jars and

they’re perfect for gifting!

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Oatmeal Facial Scrub

Oatmeal Facial Scrub

Ingredients:

Oatmeal

• 50gr grated castile soap

• 2 cups oatmeal, blended or processed into
powder

• 1 small package blanched almonds, blended
with the oatmeal

Directions for making:

Mix the ingredients well. Put in a glass jar and keep in
your fridge.

Directions for using:

Use 1 teaspoon at a time to scrub face.

You can also use as bath soak – just add 2 T. to
running bath water.

Directions for storing:

Store in the refrigerator, up to two weeks.

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Nourishing Honey and Olive Oil Mask

Nourishing Honey and Olive Oil Mask

Ingredients:

• 1/3 cup olive oil

• 2 T. honey

Directions for making:

Warm the olive oil and the honey in a pot and stir to
blend.

Directions for using:

Apply a generous amount to the face (and chest if you
wish) and massage in. Leave on 15-30 minutes, then
remove with warm, wet face cloth. You may not need
to apply a moisturiser afterwards.

Directions for storing:

Store in the refrigerator, up to a month.

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Herbal Gel Mask

Herbal Gel Mask

Also known as goat nut, deer nut, pignut, wild hazel, quinine nut, coffeeberry, and gray box bush, is native to Southwestern North America.

Ingredients:

• 100ml. glycerine

• 15gr. apple pectin powder

• 30ml. jojoba oil (for dry skin)

• 30ml. honey (optional)

• 100ml. rose water

Directions for making:

In a bowl gradually add pectin powder to glycerine,
blending until there are no lumps. Add jojoba oil
and/or honey. Stir in herbal water. Allow sit 8-12
hours to allow it to thicken into a gel.

Directions for using:

Apply mask evenly to face, avoiding the eye area.
Leave on for 15-20 minutes. Wipe off with a soft
damp cloth.

Directions for storing:

Store in the refrigerator, up to two weeks.

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Skincare Recipes

Aloe Clay Mask

Alo Vera

Ingredients:

• 1 T. fullers earth

• l A teaspoon of aloe juice/gel

• V 2 teaspoon of rose water

• V 2 teaspoon of honey

Directions for making:

Make a paste of fullers earth (multani mitti) by mixing
with the aloe juice/gel. Then add the rose water and
honey and mix well to get a smooth paste.

Directions for using:

Apply on the face and keep on for 10-15 minutes.
Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Directions for storing:

Store unused mask in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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Aloe & Cucumber Face Mask

This face mask also acts as an excellent body scrub. It
hydrates and smooths oily skin, removing dead cells,
oil and excess sebum.

Ingredients:

• 2 T. oatmeal

• IT. mashed cucumber

• IT. aloe oil

Directions for making:

In a mixing bowl, add the oatmeal, mashed cucumber
and aloe juice. Mix well to form a smooth paste.

Directions for using:

Gently scrub the face in circular motions and then lie
down for 15-20 minutes. Afterwards rinse off with
warm water.

Directions for storing:

Store unused mask in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Apricot Mask

Ingredients:

• 1 cup dried
Apricots

• 1/2 cup Full
Cream Milk
(may need a little more)

Directions for making:

Soften dried apricots in a bowl of warm milk for
several minutes. After apricots have softened put milk
and apricots in a blender. Blend until the mixture has
a smooth consistency (see photo). Add more milk if
needed.

Directions for using:

Apply apricot mask evenly to face, avoiding the eye
area. Leave on for 15-20 minutes. Wipe off with a
soft damp cloth.

Add a spoon of honey for extra smoothness

Directions for storing:

Store unused mask in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Cucumber Aloe Face Mask

A wonderful way to soothe a sunburn – it’s quick,
easy, and even smells nice!

Ingredients:

• 2 C. chopped, peeled cucumber

• % C. aloe vera gel

• 2 T. whole milk yogurt

Directions for making:

Combine everything in a food processor, and blend
until smooth.

Directions for using:

Smooth over burned skin and let sit for 15-20
minutes. Rinse, then pat dry.

Directions for storing:

Can be stored in refrigerator for up to a week.

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The Sandlot

The Sandlot

During a summer of friendship and adventure, one boy becomes a part of the gang, nine boys become a team and their leader becomes a legend by confronting the terrifying mystery beyond the right field wall.GenresComedyKidsDirectorDavid Mickey Evans

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The Sandlot (released in some countries as The Sandlot Kids)[2] is a 1993 American coming-of-agecomedy film co-written, directed, and narrated by David Mickey Evans which tells the story of a group of young baseball players during the summer of 1962. It stars Tom GuiryMike VitarKaren AllenDenis Leary, and James Earl Jones. The filming locations were in MidvaleSalt Lake City, and Ogden, Utah. It grossed $33 million worldwide and has become a cult film.

In the summer of 1962, brainy, reserved fifth grader Scotty Smalls moves with his parents to the San Fernando Valley, where he has difficulty making friends. He tries to join a group of boys who play baseball daily in a local sandlot, but is embarrassed by his inability to catch or throw the ball. An attempt to learn to play catch with his stepfather, Bill, results in a black eye. Nevertheless, he is invited to join the team by their leader and best player, Benny Rodriguez, who mentors him. When catcher Hamilton “Ham” Porter hits a home run into a backyard, Scotty attempts to retrieve the ball but is stopped by the other boys, who tell him of “the Beast”, a junkyard dog supposedly so large and savage that it has become a neighborhood legend. Many baseballs hit into the yard over the years have all been claimed by the Beast, which is kept chained up by its owner, Mr. Mertle.

One particularly hot day, the boys visit the community pool. Michael “Squints” Palledorous has a crush on lifeguard Wendy Peffercorn, and fakes drowning in order to get her to administer mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. The sandlot team is banned from the pool, but Squints’ reputation is boosted. On the Fourth of July the team plays a night game by the light of the fireworks, and Scotty observes that although to the rest of them baseball is just a game, it is Benny’s true passion. Later, they are challenged to play against a rival Little League team whom they handily defeat. To celebrate, they visit a fair where they try chewing tobacco and ride a spinning carnival ride; the combination causes them to vomit all over themselves and others.

One day, Benny hits the team’s only baseball so hard that he knocks the cover off. With Bill away on business, Scotty borrows a baseball from his trophy room that is autographed by legendary player Babe Ruth. Being ignorant of baseball history, Scotty does not realize the ball’s value, and hits his first home run, sending it into the Beast’s yard. When the other boys learn of the autograph, they tell Scotty its value and make several attempts to get the ball out of the yard using makeshift retrieval devices, but each is destroyed by the Beast. Benny has a dream in which the spirit of Babe Ruth advises him to retrieve the ball himself, and that this will be the moment that makes him a legend.

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Benny goes over the fence and “pickles” the Beast to retrieve the ball, but the English Mastiff breaks its chain and leaps over the fence in pursuit. It chases Benny through town, resulting in several comedic situations, and eventually back to the sandlot. Benny jumps back into Mr. Mertle’s yard, but the Beast crashes through the fence, which falls down on top of it. Scotty and Benny lift the fence to free the dog, who shows gratitude by leading them to its stash of baseballs. They meet Mr. Mertle, who turns out to be a former baseball player who played with Babe Ruth but went blind after being struck by a baseball. He kindly trades them the chewed-up ball for one autographed by all of the 1927 New York Yankees. Scotty gives this ball to Bill, and their father-and-son relationship improves. The boys continue to play baseball on the sandlot, with the Beast—whose real name is Hercules—as their mascot.

Over the next few years, the sandlot kids go their separate ways. Benny’s exploit with the Beast earns him the nickname “the Jet”, and he goes on to play for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Scotty becomes a sports commentator, and covers a game against the San Francisco Giants in which Benny successfully steals home. Celebrating his victory, the two exchange thumbs up.

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