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5 Herbs for Healthy Glowing Skin & DIY Beauty Recipes

herbs DIY beauty

Get a gorgeous glow with natural ingredients like herbs for healthy glowing skin. Natural ingredients are rich in nutrients that can feed and nourish the skin for an ageless glow.

Many people have been conditioned to believe that lab-created products are better for their skin but that couldn't be further from the truth. Products with harmful chemicals and long ingredient lists can burden the body and even accelerate aging. Want to know a little secret? The skin loves natural ingredients it can recognize and utilize. The simpler the better.

Holistic beauty is healthier

The skin has Langerhans cells that are involved in immune surveillance and unhealthy ingredients can put the body into overdrive. So why not nourish your skin, hair, and nails with effective natural ingredients found right in your kitchen?

In a holistic beauty routine the kitchen can be an amazing place to find ingredients for skin glowing treatments. Each one can gently and effectively enhance your beauty while supporting your health. The extra bonus is that you can eat them too!

Holistic beauty inside and out

Creating your own beauty recipes is a wonderful way to become self-reliant and confident in caring for your health and beauty.

As a certified nutritionist, licensed cosmetologist and holistic beauty expert, I am passionate about teaching individuals how to use natural ingredients for radiant beauty and better health.

Try these 5 herbs for healthy glowing skin


hibiscus is a wonderful herb for healthy glowing skin. It is rich in vitamin C which supports collagen and elastin for a radiant appearance. The gentle exfoliating properties found in Hibiscus nourish cells, slough off dead skin, and encourage a brighter appearance.

How to incorporate this fantastic herbs for healthy glowing skin -hibiscus into your beauty routine

  • Enjoy hibiscus tea for a beauty from within approach. Promote collagen and elastin production with each delicious sip.

  • Add 1 tsp hibiscus powder to 1 tablespoon honey and apply to clean skin. Leave on for 20 minutes and rinse. Hello, glowing skin!

  • Create a DIY Herbal facial steam. Mix 1 tbsp hibiscus flowers and other herbs of choice with boiling water. Take off heat and steam face.


turmeric powder and root

Turmeric is a fantastic herb for healthy glowing skin. It is a potent anti-inflammatory that supports the health of the whole body. Excess inflammation can lead to health-related disorders which directly influence how we look and feel.

Turmeric also does a wonderful job at helping the body adapt to stress while supporting balanced energy for an inner glow.

How to incorporate Turmeric into your beauty routine

Try a DIY Manuka Honey and Turmeric Face Mask

In this television episode on LATV Network, holistic beauty expert Jessica Rose demonstrates how to make a glowing skin face mask using turmeric and manuka honey.

Watch the episode to learn about the amazing skin benefits of using turmeric in your beauty routine.

10 Reasons to Try a Turmeric and Manuka Honey Face Mask

  • Reduces hyperpigmentation

  • Brightens dark spots

  • Minimizes acne

  • Reduces acne scars

  • Gently exfoliates

  • Balances bacteria on the skin

  • Soothes and moisturizes skin

  • Decreases inflammation

  • Supports graceful aging

  • Encourages a healthy glow

Also, add turmeric to foods for a nutrient boost.


My favorite herb. Also known as Holy Basil.

Tulsi is know as the "Queen of herbs" and for good reason. It is

rich in antioxidants to protect the skin from free radical damage, supports collagen production, supports a healthy stress response, rich in vitamin K, supports bronchial health, balances excess sebum, and supports balanced energy.

How to incorporate Tulsi into your holistic beauty routine

  • Enjoy Tulsi tea or a supplement to reduce stress. Excess stress takes a major toll on our health and appearance and Tulsi does a great job at helping the body adapt.

  • Add Tulsi leaves to simmering water for a facial steam

  • Make a Tulsi Skin Calming Face Pack

Add 1 tbsp Tulsi with filtered water to create a paste. If you can't find the loose herb you can cut open Tulsi tea bags.

Mix well and apply to the face. Spritz with a hydrosol or water whenever you feel it start to dry. Leave on for 30-1 hour.


Reduces stress, one of the top beauty zappers. Keeping chamomile tea handy is a great way to protect your mind, body, and skin.

Chamomile also works beautifully when applied topically to sensitive skin that needs a little extra tender loving care.

How to incorporate Chamomile into your beauty routine

  • Enjoy a chamomile tea to wind down at the end of the day

  • Simmer the flowers for a DIY facial steam

  • Mix with water for a Redness reducing face pack

  • Simmer the flowers to create a hair brightening rinse

Chamomile does a great job at naturally brightening the hair and enhancing highlights. Add 4 tbsp chamomile or cup open four tea bags and add to boiling water. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat and strain. Steep overnight. Shampoo hair and pour chamomile hair rinse over hair. Let hair air dry in the sun. Spend at least 30-1hour in the sun to get the maximum benefits of hair brightening.


rose tea

Rose is rich in vitamin C which promotes collagen and elastin production. A simple cup of rose tea is a beautiful way to encourage healthy skin from within.

Rose also contains natural sedative properties which encourage relaxation for a restful night of beauty sleep.

How to incorporate Rose into your beauty routine

  • Enjoy a cup of rose tea

  • Add rose petals to baked goods for a beautiful presentation

  • Make a DIY herbal facial steam. Rose is a wonderful choice for all skin types, especially sensitive and mature skin.

  • Try a rose hydrosol or rose water toner. Toning the face after cleansing is an essential step that balances the skin and prepares it for skincare. Rose is a simple and effective toner that can be used regularly t enhance the health and beauty of the skin. Look for an organic rose water or organic rose hydrosol.

I really hope you enjoyed these holistic beauty tips and incorporate a few of these amazing herbs into your routine.

Cheers to holistic health and beauty!

In health and beauty,

Jessica Rose

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