Natural Beauty Jackpot: 5 Simple DIYs to Benefit Skin & Hair!
Posted Friday May 11, 2012 2:13 PM GMT
Formulas that improve the overall appearance of skin and restore moisture back to damaged hair are hot commodities in the beauty realm.
So, women spend much of their time and money searching high and low for these 'miracle' products only to be left empty handed.
However, most ladies aren’t aware of the fact that many of the results-producing items they crave are in their very own cupboards!
Natural and safe, pantry staples like honey, olive oil and sugar are incredibly beneficial beauty products! So, in order to lend you some skin and hair perfecting inspiration, we’ve put together five very simple, yet very effective DIY concoctions made of five ingredients or less that will put you on the fast track to stunner-status for summertime!
Natural Hair Moisturizer: This recipe couldn’t get any simpler. It contains one ingredient: olive oil. Simply coat your tresses with some natural EVOO and leave on for 30-45 minutes. To make sure you’re getting the most out of this product, wrap your hair in plastic to lock in the oils. Then, wash out.
Exfoliating Facial Scrub: Using two of the most beneficial natural ingredients, brown sugar and honey, this scrub utilizes both to lend you the glowing complexion you’ve always wanted! The brown sugar rids the skin of dead cells and clears pores of dirt and oil. Honey, a natural antibacterial serum, helps to prevent future breakouts, keeping you fresh-faced and beautiful!
Natural Collagen Rebuilder: This mixture is incredible. Combine 1 avocado, 1 cooked carrot, ½ cup heavy cream, 1 egg and 3 tablespoons of honey together in a small bowl. Leave the formula on for about 10-20 minutes and then rinse well. Containing a slew of naturally beneficial ingredients, this mask helps to rebuild collagen, tone skin and even fade age/sun spots over time! Bonus!
Restore Hair After Chlorine Damage: Coming to you just in time before you hit up a bevvy of pool parties this summer, we bring to you a DIY project every woman can appreciate. If you’ve ever had your hair turn green from chlorine, then you know how hard it can be to treat. However, if you mix together 1 egg, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and ¼ cup of a peeled cucumber, cover you hair with the solution and leave on for 10-20 minutes, you’ll notice your hair restore itself to its natural luster and color in no time!
Redness-Reducing Facial: Red splotches on your face are a real drag. So, in order to make those babies disappear, all you have to do is mix together one egg yolk and the juice from one lemon into a paste. Spread onto your face at night and leave on until morning. Rinse to find your skin more clear and radiant than ever before!