When it comes to beauty aids, people are willing to spend their money because they believe that these comforts are crucial to physical and mental health. Makers of commercial beauty aids invest millions of bucks and people always patronize these products in no time.
Research revealed that ingredients commonly used in commercial beauty aids like glycol, aluminum, propylene, sodium lauryl sulfate, doxins, and sodium fluoride can cause health risks.
In 2004, a study of commercial beauty products was conducted by the Environmental Working Group or EWG. They revealed that almost 10,000 ingredients of 7,500 different beauty products are suspected in the list of chemicals causing health hazards.
It is quite difficult if not impossible to avoid them. That is why colloidal silver was further studied and experts found out that it acts as an alternative for beauty products to provide less toxic burden in the body. Colloidal silver also helps people who have a tight budget when it comes to beautification .
Do it Yourself Colloidal Silver Beauty Aids
Here are some ways on how to make your own health and beauty aids with the help of colloidal silver. You will be surprised that using this anti-bacterial agent can save a lot of money combining with other ingredients sold in local health stores especially when you have your own colloidal silver generator. The methods of making your own beauty aids are easy and the results are better compared from the commercial products you had used before.
The ingredients like essential oils combined with colloidal silver are safe to use but for extra safety, avoid exposing them on your eyes. These components are available in local health stores at a remarkably affordable price.
For men, a colloidal silver aftershave works best in bumps and ingrown hairs. It constantly heals and smooth down the bumps and scratches. Here are the components of colloidal silver aftershave:
- 2 ounces of colloidal silver
- 2 ounces of distilled water
- 4 ounces of witch hazel
- 6 to 8 drops of essential oil (lavender)
Witch hazel is an all natural astringent that effectively removes blemishes, tightens skin pores, and moisturize the skin without looking so oily. Just blend all the ingredients together and shake the solution before application.
Women are more conscious than men in choosing detoxifying masks that provide a better and faster result. Men can also apply this solution for their scratches, bumps, and blackheads. Detoxifying the skin using colloidal silver is definitely effective without spending too much. Here are the components and the method of colloidal silver detoxifying mask:
- Using a blender, mix old fashioned oatmeal and fine powder
- Measure ¼ cup of oatmeal powder and place it into a bowl
- Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of colloidal silver and blend into a paste
- Apply the detoxifying mask on your face and neck and let it wait for 10 to 15 minutes before washing the solution off.