Everything you need to pamper yourself is right in your kitchen.
Your home is full of kitchen beauty remedies! Whether you need an in-home spa treatment or something to take care of your pimple fast, your pantry can help. You might have heard this in the past without knowing which foods to use as natural beautifiers.
We’ve created a list of 10 beauty uses from your kitchen that will make your life easier. With these tips, you’ll be able to DIY almost anything!
Honey is one of the best ingredients to use on your skin. It’s hyper-moisturizing and keeps skin soft and smooth. Our DIY Cinnamon Honey Mask is an ideal moisturizer and acne treatment.
2. Distilled Water
Commercially sold makeup removers can be harsh on sensitive skin, and on your wallet. We prefer to make our own beauty products when possible. Just as important as knowing what ingredients are going into our body, is knowing what ingredients are being used on our skin. Have you ever looked at the ingredient labels on moisturizers and makeup removers? The endless list of chemicals can be a little scary. With just three simple ingredients, whip up your own makeup remover and know exactly what you’re putting on your skin. Find the all natural DIY Makeup Remover here.
3. Coffee Grounds & Olive Oil
Cellulite can be difficult to get rid of, even with a healthy diet. To help reduce the appearance of those pesky dimples, make an all natural paste with just two ingredients. For the complete recipe and instructions go here.
Turmeric is a spice that can alleviate all of your acne woes. Work it into a face mask with other skin friendly ingredients like honey. Here is a simple recipe for making a tumeric mask at home.
5. Baking Soda
Baking soda is one of those use-for-everything ingredients. You can use it for anything from teeth whitening to spot treatments. Dilute a teaspoon of baking soda with a few drops of water, dip your toothbrush into the paste and lightly brush your teeth. For stains, make a paste with baking soda and water, rub on the stain, leave for 5 minutes and rinse.
This rich condiment is not just for burgers and potato salad. Combined with a few other ingredients from your kitchen, it’s easy to make a hair mask for frizzy hair. In addition to mayo, you’ll need a little honey, olive oil, and an egg. Check out our easy prep recipe for DIY Frizzy Hair Mask.
Cool cucumbers reduce under-eye puffiness as well. Just slice one up and apply it to the puffy area! Relax for 15 minutes and discard the cucumbers.
Two words: lip plumper. Now you can have full, plump lips without spending a fortunate. Add a sprinkle of cinnamon to your lip gloss for an all-natural lip plumper!
9. Coconut Oil
Want to fight wrinkles and fine lines around the eye area? Now you can make your very own Anti-Aging Eye Cream with only two ingredients. We love the anitoxidant properties of this easy to make eye cream. Expensive is what comes to mind when buying anti-aging eye creams at the cosmetic store. Using your ring finger, gently dab on this DIY anti-aging eye cream just before going to sleep.
Lemon dries out pimples. Dilute one teaspoon lemon juice with a few drops of water. Apply the mixture directly onto the pimple and allow to work for 2-3 minutes. Rinse with luke warm water. Before you know it, your pimple will be gone! Also, lemon juice combined with brown sugar and a little olive oil makes an ideal hand scrub. The lemon helps to reduce the appearance of sun spots. Make your own scrub with this simple recipe.
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