Effective And Inexpensive Homemade Beauty Potions Are you tired of spending so much money on beauty products? Well, relief is on the way! This article is full of home made beauty products that really work and are made from common, inexpensive items that you may already have in your home, right now. Read on to find some great recipes for home beauty potions.
An easy moisturizer/exfoliant can be made with sugar and the citrus juice of your choice. Just mix a handful of sugar and enough lime, orange or lemon juice to make a paste. Slather the mixture on your hands in a circular motion for a few minutes. Then, wash your hands in harm soapy water and rinse well. Warning: don't do this if you have any abrasions or cuts on your hands because the acid in the juice will burn. Your hands will be soft and smooth in minutes with this method, and it costs just pennies.
Want shiny hair? Try a beer treatment. Take a can of beer and pour it over your hair, working it around until the hair is soaked through. Wrap your hair in a towel and wait for 30 minutes to an hour. Jump in the shower and wash hair as normal. This low-cost treatment can be done weekly and will make your hair shiny and glossy. Give it a try!
Buy a large bottle of coconut oil or olive oil and you will have an all-purpose beauty product that can be used as a moisturizer for face, body or the hair. They work great as lip gloss, cuticle oil and even as a shaving oil. To deep condition hair, warm the oil slightly and apply evenly throughout your hair. Wrap hair in a towel or conditioning cap for an hour. Wash as usual and check out your shiny healthy hair. This can be done once a month to keep your hair looking great.
Yogurt is another multipurpose beauty ingredient. Use it as a face mask by mixing a half cup yogurt and a teaspoon of honey. Slather on the face and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse in warm water. Another use for yogurt is as a deep hair conditioner. Mix a cup of yogurt, a tablespoon of olive oil and vanilla oil, or any essential oil you like, for a nice scent. Work the mixture into the hair and wrap the hair in a towel or conditioning cap for an hour. Wash as usual. This can be done monthly or as needed. Your hair will be soft and shiny.
Having breakouts? Here are some household remedies. Dab a drop of plain white toothpaste on
blemishes before bed. The next morning they will be dried out and your skin will be noticeably clearer. Here's another oil buster for acne prone skin. Slice up a cucumber and throw it in the blender, add a half cup of oatmeal and blend. Take the mixture and put it in a small jar. When you want a treatment take on teaspoon of the mixture and a either a tablespoon of plain yogurt or honey for form a paste. Smooth on the face and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water. This will cut down on oil production and clean the pores to help prevent breakouts.
Now you know that beauty need not cost a fortune. Many beauty products can be whipped up using common household products and a little ingenuity. So, look in your cabinets to see if you have the ingredients for these effective, inexpensive and easy beauty treatments. You can look great without breaking the bank! Click here to find out more
Published on Jun 8, 2012