Beauty Tips

Here is a small compilation of various beauty tips and DIY at home that i love

For exfoliate the skin

  • Baking soda
    • mix baking soda with your facial cleanser to make it an exfoliating cleanser OR you can also make a paste of just baking soda and water
    • gently rub it onto your skin and leave it on for 5-10 mins before rinsing off
  • Honey and sugar
    • Mix 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon of water or milk
    • gently rub it onto your skin and leave it on for 5-10 mins before rinsing off
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TIP : Make sure to use it 2-3 times a week and not every day


Facial toner

  • Apple cider vinegar
    • 1 part apple cider vinegar
    • 3-4 parts water
    • mix the ingredients together
    • lightly spray or dab on the face
    • let it sit for 10 mins
    • rinse
  • Lemon
    • mix half a lemon juice with equal quantity of water
    • Apply using a cotton ball
    • let it sit for 10 mins
    • rinse
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TIPS

  1. Works best when used after cleansing
  2. The smell will dissipate after a few minutes
  3. For sensitive skin, dilute the solution further

Sugar scrub at home

  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon raw sugar
  • fresh lemon juice
  • Combine honey and sugar and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • mix the ingredients well
  • use it as a face scrub at home

Coffee scrub

  • 1 tablespoon ground coffee
  • 1 tablespoon water or olive oil
  • To make the scrub, combine the coffee and water or olive oil
  • scrub it on face and leave it for 5-10 mins before washing with water
  • If you use olive oil, skip applying a moisturizer afterwards, as olive oil will leave your skin super-moisturized

TIPS

  1. You can use the wet coffee ground from morning brewed coffee
  2. Since coffee grounds can clog drains, apply the scrub and buff off the grounds over a plugged sink so that you can wipe them out

Face mask

  • Avocado
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice (only for oily skin)
    • mash the avocado and mix it with rest of the ingredients
    • apply the mask on face and wait for 15-20 mins before washing it off thoroughly
  • Baking soda
    • mix baking soda with water
    • apply on face and sit for 10 mins
    • wash it off using warm water and a washcloth

TIP: Avoid using masks containing harsh acids and citrus products of you have sensitive skin

  • wash it off using warm water and a washcloth

To reduce pimples

  • wash your face with a cleanser
  • take a cloth and dip it in lukewarm water
  • dab a drop of castor oil on the cloth
  • massage it on the pimple gently in circular motion
  • let it stay overnight
  • wash your face with a cleanser next morning

Acne marks

  • Fenugreek or methi seeds
    • add few fenugreek (methi) seeds into a little water
    • boil for about 10-15 minutes
    • allow the liquid to cool
    • strain out the seeds
    • using a cotton ball, apply the water to the acne scars
    • do this regularly for a week to notice change
  • Lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon of honey
    • 1 tablespoon of almond oil
    • 2 tablespoons of milk
    • mix them all and apply on the scars once a day
    • you will notice changes within a week
  • Apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon of ACV
    • 1 tablespoon of water
    • mix them both
    • using a cotton ball apply them on the scars

Hair mask

  •  2 parts coconut oil, melted
  • 2 parts honey
  • 1 part apple cider vinegar
  • mix together and pour into a microwaveable jar
  • melt hair mask in microwave
  • stir to combine oil and honey
  • apply to hair – roots to tip
  • leave on up to 30 mins, wash and rinse

Hair rinse

  • 1 part apple cider vinegar
  • 1 part water
  • mix the apple cider vinegar and water together
  • after shampooing, pour the mixture into your hair and massage it into your scalp
  • let the apple cider vinegar concoction sit for some time before rinsing fully with water
  • no need to use conditioner

To untangle hair

  • add 1/3 cup of apple cider vinegar to 4 cups of water
  • pour over your hair after shampooing
  • leave on for a few seconds and rinse with cold water

 

For smelly feet

  • 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 4 cups of water
  • mix the ingredients and soak your feet for about 15 mins

 

 

To get rid of bad breath

  • Add 1/2 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a cup of water
  • Gargle for 10 sec, at a time until the cup is empty

 

As a deodorant

  • Take apple cider vinegar on a cotton pad and rub it on the underarm
  • it will dry and leaving you with non-smelly armpits

To remove nail fungus

  • Soak your feet and hands in a tub filled with water and rubbing alcohol
  • do this daily until fungus vanishes

Soften your feet

  • Soak you feet for 20 mins in 1 part vinegar with 2 parts warm water
  • this will leave your feet soft and smooth

Health lips

  • massage castor oil on your lips for a minute before you sleep
  • wash off with cold water next morning
  • your lips will stay hydrated and beautiful throughout the day

Stretch marks

  • Massage castor oil on to your skin twice a day
  • within a month time, you will see results
  • if you are pregnant, use castor oil to prevent stretch marks

 

 

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