5 Natural Beauty Remedies You’ve Got In The Kitchen
Sure, you could hang around the snooty girls at the expensive skin care counter. But that involves money and effort. Why not saunter instead into the kitchen and find what you need there?
Behold: 5 Natural Beauty Remedies You’ve Got In The Kitchen:
1—Brown Sugar Lemony Body Scrub This particular scrub has lemon, which works as a natural disinfectant. It will open up and cleanse clogged pores. The oils from the mixture will leave you with soft, healthy glowing skin. 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sea salt 2 tbsp coconut oil or olive oil 1 tbsp of honey 2 tbsp of freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tbsp of your favorite essential oil (I recommend bergamot for energy, eucalyptus or spearmint for stress relief and lavender or jasmine for something more relaxing.) Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until it turns into a paste. Apply to moist skin in circular motion using your fingertips to help skin cells slough off faster. Rinse off with warm water. Apply your favorite moisturizer. Results: smooth, soft glowing skin.
2—Milk Foot Soak Add 4 cups of warmed whole milk, 2 tablespoons of Epsom Salt and 6 drops of your favorite essential oil such as lemon, sandalwood or lavender to warm footbath. Soak for 20 minutes. Use the Brown Sugar Lemony Body Scrub to remove dead skin on feet.
3—Olive Oil Deep Hair Conditioning Mask This is an excellent treatment if you swim in a chlorinated pool on a regular basis. Beat two eggs (three for long hair) and add in three tablespoons of olive oil. Add your favorite essential oils for fragrance (optional.) Apply a liberal amount to hair from root to tip. Wrap hair in warm towel and rest for about 30 minutes. After you rinse, you will notice how soft, shiny and manageable your hair will be. Do once a month (twice for dry hair).
4—Natural Blonde Highlights For natural blonde highlights that are worthy of the finest salons, add 1/4-cup lemon juice to 3/4-cup water and rinse your hair with the mixture. Lemon juice acts as natural bleach. Apply a small amount of leave-in conditioner to hair to moisturize. Sit in the sun until your hair dries. Remember to moisturize with sunscreen before lying out. To maximize the effect, repeat once daily for up to a week.
5—Strawberry Bleach Mask Celebrities, such as Catherine Zeta-Jones, swear by this. This natural mixture will remove any stains and discoloration on your teeth. Crush one ripe strawberry and mix 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda. Apply the mixture on teeth with toothbrush and let it set for 5 minutes; then brush with your regular toothpaste. Repeat once a week.