15 Amazing Beauty Products To Make at Home!
Edited By Stephanie Dawson
• Skin Brightener
You can make your skin glow with the help of a skin brightener that can be made at home using papaya. Cut a slice of ripe papaya and remove seeds and pulp. Rub your facing with the inside of the papaya peel giving special focus to mouth and neck and avoiding the eyes. Rinse with warm water after 15 minutes.
• Homemade lip balm
This is a commonly used beauty product. A combination of beeswax, olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter can be mixed into a boiler and heated over low heat until oils and beeswax are melted. Stir in aloe vera, vitamin E, and essential oils after removing from heat. Use small 0.15 ounce tubes to pour the mixture and allow to settle completely.
• Beauty mask
These natural facial masks are easy to use and are easy to make as well. Combine the following ingredients: 2 or 3 tablespoon ground oatmeal, 3 large ripe strawberries and 1 tablespoon of milk, cream or yogurt and mix them together to form a paste. Apply the mask to you face and wash it off with cold water after 10 minutes.
• Body scrub
Scrub your entire body using one part of coconut oil and 2 parts of coarse brown sugar.
• Hair treatment
In a microwave, soften coconut oil into a paste and apply it to hair. After leaving it for 20 minutes, shampoo and condition your hair as usual.
• Clarifying toner
Pour one tablespoon apple cider vinegar, ½ cup of water, and 10 drops of lavender essential oil one by one into a bottle and then cap it off. You can then use it with cotton balls or a spray top.
• Sugar waxing
Waxing can be done at home through sugar waxing. Mix 2 cups of sugar, ¼ cup of water and ¼ cup of lemon juice and place the mixture in a pan and then keep it for heating at stove on a medium to high flame. Remove the mixture from stove once it turns golden brown and keep in a clean container for storing.
• Makeup remover
Removing the eye makeup and moisturizing the tenderest part of your face can be done by organic extra virgin olive oil.
• Anti dandruff treatment
Before you wash your hair, spray apple cider vinegar onto your scalp. Leave it for approximately 5 minutes and then take a shower.
• For Dry elbows
Massage your elbow once a day with lemon followed by application of olive oil to moisturize.
• Razor burn treatment
Massage your razor burn area with 1-2 drops of honey using your fingertips. Your skin is moisturized by using honey and it also gives glow to your skin.
• Eye treatment
Placing a slice of cucumber over your eyes for 15 minutes will alleviate your tired eyes and will also help to reduce puffiness and dark circles.
• Homemade deodorant
Deodorant can be made at home using ¼ cup of cornstarch, ¼ baking soda and 5 teaspoons of coconut oil. You can also add a few drops of essential oil for fragrance.
• Treatment for acne
Your acne prone skin can be take care of by basil which is an easy and inexpensive way to help clear bacteria.
• Taking care of nails
A bit of lemon juice is all you need to get rid of yellow nails. It will get your talons extra white as it acts as a natural bleaching agent.