Often the more common herbs that are added to food get overlooked for their healthful benefits. Take basil for instance. This is a very popular herb used to flavor foods, but its also been linked to stimulating hair growth and since its naturally anti-inflammatory, its also great to add basil infused oil into healing salves and boo boo creams.
This form of vitamin E is super thick and holds vitamin E's natural dark amber color. By adding this beneficial vitamin to your lotion and cream recipes you not only pass onto your skin the benefits of this vitamin but it also acts as a natural preservative, retaining the shelf life of your finished product, just a bit longer.
Walnut oil holds terrific moisturizing, toning and skin regenerating properties. It's a heavier textured oil, that makes an excellent massage oil, when applied directly onto the skin. Expeller pressed.
To use in your cosmetics try using rice powder in combination with coconut, white clay and arrowroot powders. These four ingredients make a nice base for all-natural (and even better: gluten free) body powders!