The National Geographic's show Doomsday Preppers. is changing the most views on "Doomsday". One of the positive aspects of the show, it has increased awareness on emergency preparation. Would you be prepared in case of an emergency? Hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes struck the USA in 2012. What will happen in 2013? You need to prepare yourself and your family now for future events.
In prepping, one of the things people tend not to think about is skincare products. Beauty cosmetics have a shelf life of 2-3 years unopened when kept in a cool location.
Most Skincare items can be made out of the following products.
- Baking Soda
- Collection of Essential oils
- Epsom salts
- Baking soda
- Witch Hazel
- Coconut oil
- Cotton Pads
- Gallons of Bottled water
Baking soda is one of the most useful products to have in any Emergency kit. Baking soda will put out fires, relieve the itch of insect bites, and remove smells from bottles and containers. Baking soda mixed with Lemon juice makes an excellent face scrub.
Essential oils can be added to safflor oil and Epsom salts for a scrub.They can be added to homemade recipes for cosmetics and as a fragrance.
Epsom salts and oatmeal have many health benefits. They for known for laxative effects, soothing muscle sprains, soaking out splinters and as a body /hand scrub base. Oatmeal packs help relieve skin irritations.
Sugar can be used to level blood sugar and make face scrubs.
Witch Hazel was first used as a medicinal treatment by Indians in North America. It sooths psoriasis, eczema and hemorrhoids. Witch Hazel is also an astringent for the skin.
Coconut oil has a variety of uses. It works a moisturizer, lip balm, hand save, and to use on burns.