DIY Beauty: 3 Solutions for Sensitive Skin (Video)

How to make three simple, natural beauty recipes with aloe, vitamin E, coconut oil, yogurt, grapeseed oil and lemon juice.

By Jessica Kellner


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Up to 50 percent of women say they have sensitive skin, from redness and dry skin to bumps and blemishes. The organ most exposed to the elements, skin faces an onslaught of external stressors, including dry air, harsh winds and pollution, as well as internal factors such as diet, stress, lifestyle choices (smoking, alcohol, caffeine consumption) and genetics. Fortunately there are a number of plant-based products that we can use to help care for our skin—sans chemicals. In this video, Editor-in-Chief Jessica Kellner demonstrates three simple, natural beauty recipes with aloe, vitamin E, coconut oil, yogurt, grapeseed oil and lemon juice.

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Conventional personal-care products contain an assortment of chemicals that have been linked to health problems ranging from weight gain to cancer risk. Stay healthy and save money by making your own body, hair care and beauty products free of chemical preservatives. Making body scrubs, toners, hair rinses and floral waters can be as simple as combining an assortment of natural ingredients; while lotions, salves, lotions, deodorants and soap require a little more time and care.



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