Showing posts from January, 2023

Aloe Vera Facial Cleanser

Cleopatra is notorious for her milk bathes and kohl eyeliner. The Pharaoh(ess) indulged in a natural beauty regime (I meant routine, of course) that included a large variety of herbs, plants, and raw ingredients including aloe vera, which is our star ingredient today. Queen Nefertiti is also known for using aloe vera to help promote healthy skin. Aloe Vera is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and soothing. It can help prevent scars and contains salicylic acid which helps combat acne. It also helps to improve the elasticity of skin, preventing wrinkles. This aloe vera cleanser is indeed fit for a Queen! Something about creating my own beauty products makes me feel like royalty myself. This recipe fills a 4 oz container. I usually recommend using glass bottles and jars but because we put these in the shower (especially if you have little ones), I recommend using "safe" plastic bottle likes  these clear ones or these pretty blue ones .   If you have dry skin, skip the castile s