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Carrot powder is thought to repair and tone the skin, reduce wrinkles and scars, improves circulation, increases elasticity and provides the skin with beta carotene which is an antioxidant. It contains many vitamins and minerals which is thought to nourish your skin: Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, E, K, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Phospheros and magnesium.
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Borax is a natural mineral which is widely used as a detergent in the cosmetic industry. Borax naturally occurs from the repeated evaporation of seasonal lakes. Borax is found in creams, lotions, shampoos, gels, bath salts, and bath bombs. It is an emulsifier, preservative, cleansing agent, and a buffering agent. Borax has the ability to soften the water, and suspend soap particles in the bath water. The result is soft, clean, and healthy skin, which is not clogged by the residue of soap particles. When used in combination with citric acid in bath bombs or bath salt recipes, the product will produce a fizzing action. It stores well under any condition, but extreme moisture is to be avoided. Avoid contact with the eyes and mouth, and do not expose directly to the skin. Can be used directly for cleaning purposes, and is suitable for both cosmetic and cleaning formulations. Borax has an effectiveness often compared to oxy clean. It produces a basic solution in water which increases the effectiveness of cleaners. It can be used to make handmade laundry soap formulations, and to create handmade toilet and dishwasher tabs .
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Sodium Carbonate (Washing Soda):
Carbonate is a sodium salt of carbonic acid. Extracted from the ashes of plants growing in sodium rich soils. It works as an excellent stain remover and is sometimes used as a water softener.
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Sage is used in skincare products and in soap as an astringent and to relieve itching. Sage has also been said to whiten teeth and has been used in this manner for many years in other cultures. I strongly recommend that you consult with a qualified health care provider before using or consuming any herbal products while pregnant or nursing or on any medications.