house cosmetics created from natural ingredients, which is not containing artificial dyes, preservatives and fragrances enjoys improbable popularity recently. The mascara made with own hands is ideal for sensitive eyes and is ecologically safe product.
Mascara is key factor both for daily, and for evening make-up. With its help it is possible to extend eyelashes, to give them the necessary bend, volume and expressiveness. Most of women recognizes that with not made up eyes feel uncomfortably and consider the make-up incomplete.
But behind creation of this beauty there is list not the ingredients, most useful to health: industrial ink of some producers may contain formaldehyde, mercury, aluminum, trietanolamine, the parabens, synthetic pigments causing allergic reaction.
Cosmetics made with own hands differs in the high level of safety, high decorative qualities and provides careful eyelash care, thanks to natural components.
To make liquid ink, habitual for us, first of all it is necessary to take care of suitable capacity for ready-made product. Best of all the container with brush from the used ink will approach. At container remove the limiter intended for protection of brush against hit of surplus of ink and kill him in hot water.
After the dried-up ink is softened, the container and brush are carefully washed out and well dried up. In need of it it is possible to disinfect by means of spirit solution.
Production of ink begins with preparation of basis: 2 tsps of coconut oil, 3.5 tsps of pharmaceutical gel of aloe and 0.5 tsps of beeswax place in small capacity and warm on water bath or very weak fire at continuous stirring.
2 tablets of activated carbon carefully crush before receiving uniform powder. If it is necessary to make ink of brown color, then activated carbon is replaced with cocoa powder.
Add pigment from activated carbon to slightly cooled down basic mix, well mix and pour ready-made product in container. For convenience it is possible to use plastic bag, having filled in mix in one of its corners and having made in it small opening.
If eyelashes are inclined to loss, then for improvement of the looking after properties it is possible to add 1-2 drops of pharmaceutical vitamin E on oily base to ready mix.
Those women who prefer the retrooption reminding ink, popular in Soviet period, Leningrad have to replace gel from aloe with juice of this plant or usual water.
Dry ink is done of the same ingredients, as liquid, but with addition of half of teaspoon of corn starch, the same amount of water (or aloe juice) and castor oil. Castor oil can be replaced with jojoba oil.
The basis from wax, oils, starch and water is warmed on water bath, add black or brown pigment and at once, without waiting for cooling, pour mix in flat container – for example, in jar from under shadows.
It is important to remember that mix quickly stiffens therefore after hashing of basis and pigment it is necessary to place whenever possible quickly ink in in advance prepared container, slightly to press it and after that to leave to dry up.