Not everyone can afford to go to saloon for every beauty and skin care issues. Our own home is filled with so many great ingredients that we can use for variety of purposes. Let’s find out about some of them in this post!
Condition your hair with honey
Honey is a humectant, which means that it will hold moisture in your hair. Apart from this, honey also has anti-fungal properties which means it helps to clear off dandruff issues too. You can use 1 tbsp of raw honey after shampooing. Use it as a conditioner and leave on for 5 min. Rinse it off well to get rid of any residues.
Get rid of puffy eyes with potatoes
Potatoes are a great way to get rid of all the puffiness around your eye area. If you use potatoes regularly then they can also help to rid of those pesky dark circles. Just cut two thin slices of raw potato and place them over your eyes for 5-10 minutes. This will take away all the tiredness of your eyes in few minutes.
Tone your skin with green tea
Toners are great for the skin as they help with the pore issues and to tone up your face. Market brought toners mostly have alcohol in them which can strip the skin off natural oils so instead of using them; you can go for green tea which is full of anti-oxidants. Just steep green tea in the usual way and then let it cool. Pour this in a spritz bottle and use it whenever required.
Use baking soda as a clarifying shampoo
Mix two teaspoons of baking soda with a cup of water and use it for a final rinse of your hair. This mixture helps to get rid of all the products build up from the hair which weighs the hair down. You can use it once a week as a clarifying shampoo. It is so much better than all the store brought options.
Honey for a hydrating face mask
As I told you earlier, honey is a humectant which means it attracts and retains moisture! It is great for moisturising dry skin, and it contains lots of age defying antioxidants too. The simplest way to use it is take some raw honey and wash your face with lukewarm water. Apply honey in circular motions and leave it on for 5-10 min. Rinse it off after!
Replace shaving cream with coconut oil
Shaving is one of the easiest ways to get rid of unwanted hair on your body. But for proper and effective shaving, you need to use a shaving cream too. Instead of going for the expensive one, use coconut oil to slather on your body and then shave as usual.
Remove blackheads the natural way
Blackheads can get really stubborn to deal with. Well you can try this easy home remedy to get rid of blackheads in the most natural way. Simply put a few drops of honey onto a lemon wedge and rub the lemon gently over the affected area of skin. Leave it on for about five minutes and then wash off with warm water. Do this regularly to be blackhead free.
These were some of the easiest and inexpensive ways to deal with few skin and body issues. Do tell me what is your favourite home remedy?
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