Homemade Beauty Tips: 5 Tips and Tricks

I’m always looking for ways to make different products at home. Cost effective and easy to do here are five tip and tricks to help you get started.

 

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1: Blackhead Removal

There are many recipes out there but this one seems to work the best. crush up a few plain regular aspirins (non-coated) then add a tiny amount of water to make a paste. Apply this paste like a mask, let it dry and then remove with a warm cloth.

2: To Remove Built up Residue from Hair

Use every two weeks. Mix 1 to 2 Tbsp baking soda with small amounts of water until a thick paste forms and then massage into damp hair. Let sit for 15 minutes and rinse with water. Shampoo hair.

3: Facial Scrub (Oatmeal and Honey Scrub)

Combine 1/4 cup of uncooked oatmeal, 3 tsp of honey, 1 tsp of apple cider vinegar and 1/2 to 1 tsp of water. Add mixture to your face and allow it to sit for 10 mins. Using a soft cloth apply some warm water and gently rub the skin in a circular motion as you rinse it off. ( make this before you are to use it, cannot be stored. )

4: Hand Butter

warm 1/4 cup of beeswax and 1/4 cup of cocoa butter in a pan until melted. Add 2 tablespoons of safflower oil and remove from heat. add a few drops off essential oil (if so desired) and beat with a whisk until cool. while its still soft put it into a container. This will be firm but will melt in your hands when you use it.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar for clear skin

Got eczema or acne ? Mix apple cider vinegar with some Epsom salts and add it to a warm bath for a skin cleansing, healing and detoxifying treatment.

What are some tips and tricks you use ?