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Spa Day at Home: It’s Time For a Little R & R With These Great DIY Skincare Recipes!

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Sobia Hussain, owner of The Olive Tree Soap Company, wows us again with these wonderful recipes you will want to make at home just because she makes them so simple and appealing to make.   Our skin goes through a lot of wear and tear from the many things we do throughout the day. Exposure to the sun, wind and ... Read More »

Culinary and Cosmetic Uses of Argan Oil

Culinary & Cosmetic Uses of Argan Oil | My Halal Kitchen

Have you ever tried argan oil?  It is some really amazing stuff that is great for cooking as well as making yourself beautiful on a budget…not that you need any more beautifying, of course.  In the past year I’ve been using it in my cooking and even more so on my sensitive skin (the cosmetic grade) in a massive effort ... Read More »

Homemade Skincare Recipe: Cucumber Refresher

Cucumber Refresher | My Halal Kitchen Natural Skincare Recipes

  This is the last post I have planned for my seven days of homemade skincare recipe ideas. I’d love to know how you liked the recipes, if you tried them and how they worked for you. Since I’ve had much success with all of these, I hope you have been able to or will in the future, insha’allah, be ... Read More »

Homemade Skincare Recipe: Tomato Troubleshooter

Tomato Troubleshooter | Natural Skincare Recipe- My Halal Kitchen

No need for added ingredients here- the tomato itself contains all you need to help remove blemishes, take care of acne problems and exfoliate the skin. Tomato Troubleshooter Ingredients 1 whole red tomato, ripe & juicy Preparation Grind tomato in a blender or food processor. Apply to face & leave on for about 10-15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.   Read More »

Homemade Papaya & Pineapple Eye Cream

Homemade Papaya and Pineapple Eye Cream | My Halal Kitchen

Both papaya and pineapple can actually be used separately as an eye cream, but together they are even more powerful. Both fruits contain highly-effective exfoliating properties similar to alpha-hydroxy acids, which help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, or so I’ve been told. It couldn’t hurt to try. Won’t us women try anything to preserve the appearance of youthful skin?  I’d like ... Read More »

Honey & Lemon Face Lift

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This mini facial not only leaves your skin feeling luxurious, it’s an inexpensive and all-natural way to give it the pick-me-up it deserves. People with skin sensitivity to the acidity of citrus fruits should use caution. Use organic products whenever possible. Resources: Cox, Janice. Natural Beauty at Home;  Benge, Sophie. Asian Secrets of Health, Beauty & Relaxation; Kostyk, Annmarie. Chocolate is ... Read More »

Homemade Skincare | Avocado Face Mask

Avocado Face Mask | My Halal Kitchen

If you love avocados as much as I do, good luck not eating them before you put them on your face! We’ve all heard about all of the ‘good fats’ that avocados contain, which is why they are so good for certain types of skin, especially during this brutally harsh winter many of us are experiencing right now. So go ... Read More »

Homemade Skincare: Kitchen Pantry Body Scrub

Another day, another chance to get closer to healthier skin by making your own skincare, if you so choose. Just as the name indicates, you probably have all of the ingredients for this body scrub items in your pantry without realizing their usefulness as a body scrub. No need to head to the store for those pricey exfoliants- head to your pantry instead! ... Read More »

Homemade Skincare Recipe: City Grime Cleanser

Many women are led to believe they need to spend serious amounts of cash on fancy beauty products in order to take care of their skin properly. During a global recession, purchasing expensive cosmetics can seem like a guilty, but small pleasure you’re willing to pay for in comparison to other big-ticket items. Needless to say, every bit adds up. ... Read More »