How many times have you rubbed an orange peel on your face?
How about a strawberry on your lips or a banana peel on your teeth?
If you have Aloe Vera growing right outside your house’s door then you probably know the benefits of using raw plants and fruits on your skin and hair.
Before we begin, answer this final question: Are you looking for a way to get rid of your skincare problems with ingredients that you have in your home?
Well, look no further because we have some amazing homemade beauty remedies to share with you that are made with natural ingredients. These DIY fixes will save you hundreds of dollars on beauty products that you buy at the store. From homemade hair masks to homemade makeup remover, homemade face cream, and homemade lip balm… we have got the recipes for all.
So, buckle up because these are pretty easy to make and we are sure that once you read about the ingredients needed, you will run to your kitchen to mix a batch of your own spa treatment.
Did you know that Cleopatra took baths in honey and milk to make her skin glow? Honey has medicinal properties, which is why it has been used for centuries. Its moisturizing effects and the fact that it fights bacteria is what makes it perfect for your skin Moreover, honey lightens your complexion and gives it a natural glow. The addition of nutmeg gives this face mask antibacterial and antifungal properties. Lastly, cinnamon acts as an exfoliant, which unclogs pores.
Here’s how to make this face mask:
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and pour it into an air-tight jar.
Note: For a thicker mask, add less honey.
Your hair needs a little lauric acid to prevent breakage and the richest source of this ingredient is coconut milk. One of the biggest benefits of coconut milk is that it protects your root hair and the other essential nutrients in it promote hair growth by boosting hair follicles. It also adds moisture to your hair and scalp.
The addition of aloe vera controls greasy hair, agave provides smoother hair, avocado contains biotin, which also promotes hair growth, and olive oil maintains scalp health.
Here’s how to make this hair mask:
This tinted lip balm will be a treat for your lips. If you have been searching online on how to make tinted lip balm at home then this is the one you should go for. It has shea butter, which prevents and heals chapped lips, Candelilla wax that will give your lips lubricity and gloss, coconut oil that will prevent chapped lips, rose oil for softer lip texture and tissue and hibiscus powder for some color, aroma, and even skin tone.
Here’s how to make this lip balm:
Your tinted lip balm is ready to use!
Note: Due to Candelilla wax, the mixture solidifies quite quickly so do not wait for the mixture to cool down when you turn off the heat.
If you wondering how to make a moisturizer for your face at home then you will be glad to know that all you need are a couple of essential oils and that’s it. Really… you don’t need any vitamin capsules or some kind of secret ingredient to make your skin soft. This moisturizing cream contains coconut oil that keeps your skin hydrated and supple, almond oil improves complexion, shea butter softens skin, jojoba oil control sebum production, lemon oil kills bacteria, and ylang-ylang oil controls breakouts.
Here’s how to make this face moisturizer:
You can apply this moisturizer any time of the day and night.
A toner restores the pH balance of your skin. It also minimizes your pores and removes dead skin cells. One of the main ingredients that you will find in any homemade toner is tea tree essential oil. This ingredient has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that calm down redness and swelling.
Here’s how to make toner at home:
You can use this toner before moisturizing and after cleansing twice a day.
Those store-bought makeup removers have plenty of chemicals that dry out your skin. So, why not try something natural. The addition of witch hazel in the makeup removes eases irritation, inflammation, and injury.
Here’s how to remove eye makeup naturally:
So, are you ready to try out these skincare recipes? As you read, they are all made from natural ingredients that offer your skin and hair numerous benefits. There are plenty of other recipes where these came from. Visit our website Nicky and go to our blog page to read more of such interesting posts. We also offer an at-home Nicky Lash Lifting Kit that provides you with a quick way of getting beautiful lashes, free of any chemicals.