This summer, try an easy, inexpensive, natural home remedy to treat your beauty woes. Here are some “recipes” to get you started:
Damaged hair treatment
- 1 egg yolk
- ½ of a cup avocado oil
- 2 teaspoons of coconut milk
- Mix together & massage into your hair. Rinse afterwards.
*Avocados & coconuts are full of anti-oxidants that shield your hair. Their oils help penetrate the hair shaft and seal the cuticle.
Chapped lips exfoliant
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- few drops of olive oil
- dash of rosewater
Mix together & rub against lips for a couple of minutes. Rinse off & apply lip balm.
*Olive oil serves as a moisturizer and sugar exfoliates to make your lips smooth.
Soothing face mask
- ¼ cup yogurt
- ½ cup uncooked oatmeal
- 2 tablespoons of honey
Blend oats in a food processor to make them smaller. In a bowl, mix all ingredients. apply on your face & let mask dry for 20 minutes. Wash off & moisturize.
*Yogurt contains lactic acid which acts as an exfoliant. oatmeal contains saponins that clean your pores & honey helps relieve redness & irritation.
Donna_Difascino & Stephanie