In today’s modern society, there seems to be a new beauty product trend popping up every week. It can be hard to keep up and know what products are really as good as they say they are. If you look closely enough at the ingredients of new beauty products, they are basically all the same, just with a different branding. This means that underneath the packaging, the basis for the majority of beauty products is the same.
An alternative answer to the many beauty product questions that women are faced with on a daily basis is to simply DIY. Like many things around the home and things we deem necessary to buy, much of it can be done yourself. All you need is the right ingredients to start with and the right attitude to persist. There are endless cost benefits, environmental benefits, and health benefits when you choose to DIY your beauty products.
Check out the following natural home solutions for some great DIY tips to get you started on a life-changing beauty skincare regime.
1. Sugar exfoliation
A natural exfoliant is some brown sugar. Exfoliating is an important skincare regime as it removes the dead skin cells and gives your skin a chance to breathe and continue being healthy. It is especially important to exfoliate the face as this is the part of the body that is constantly exposed to all weather conditions all day long. You can make your own exfoliant at home using brown sugar, honey, and milk. Mix these ingredients together to create a face mask. You want the mixture to be quite thick so that you can apply it to the face and let it sit for a while. After, simply rinse it off as you would a normal exfoliant and feel the difference in your face.
2. Sugar lips
Once again, sugar proves to be an amazing natural home remedy for your beauty care needs. This time is for the lips and designed to keep them soft and supple. Mix some sugar with some coconut oil for this recipe. They are the only two ingredients you will need, actually. The coarseness of the sugar mixed with the gentleness of the coconut oil makes this a highly effective lip scrub. Apply it morning and night, then rinse around the lips for the best results.
3. Olive oil for the hair
It’s a classic go-to in the kitchen for all your cooking needs, but olive oil is also highly effective for your hair. Just as olive oil is useful for healthy cooking, it is also wonderful for healthy hair. In fact, olive oil is the only ingredient you will need for this. Simply apply some drops of olive oil to the part of your hair and comb it through. Really try to reach the ends so that the olive can work its magic. Leave the olive oil for around 20 minutes before washing it out. In this time, the oil will have started to work wonders and begin turning your hair truly luscious in such as easy way.
4. Avocado and orange mask
We all know what a true super food avocados are and their health benefits are just never ending. They also do miracles for the skin. This recipe is particularly useful is you often experience dry skin, especially on the face. Basically, dry skin requires immediate hydration. A combination of avocado and orange juice mixed together is the most efficient way to hydrate the skin. Simply mash up an avocado and add some orange juice to it. Mix it around so that the ingredients combine and then apply it like a normal face mask. You can leave it on for around 30 minutes for the hydration reaction to take place. Rinse it off and your skin will feel soft and wholesome once again.
5. Soft eyes with chamomile
A cup of chamomile tea before bed is one of the most soothing things you can do for your body. This is because chamomile has natural anti-inflammatory bodies which can help other parts of your body as well. After making your cup of chamomile tea, be sure to keep the tea bag. Let it cool down and pour some cold water on it to retain its moisture. Then rub the chamomile tea bag under your eyes to reduce puffiness, swelling, and potential redness. This is a really easy routine to get into each night to help your eyes and wake with brighter eyes.
6. Orange peel scrub
Aside from the natural greatness of vitamin C that oranges give our bodies, they are an all-around player in natural homemade beauty products. The peel of oranges is a fantastic skin scrub solution. The vitamin C combined with the natural acid in the peels helps to tone the skin. This leads to results of firmness when done on a daily basis for a long amount of time. It is easy enough to do – simply peel the oranges and keep the skin. Rub it over your body, especially the legs, before showering. You will also get a lovely orange fragrance in your skin.
7. Fragrant hair scrub
This recipe will keep you a refreshing and revitalise mixture to rejuvenate your hair and scalp. All you need is some fresh mint leaves, carrots, and warm water. Chop the carrots finely and the mint leaves and purees them together with the warm water. This will create a mixture to apply to your scalp. Rub it into your scalp and comb it through your hair. This is a natural hair stimulant and especially useful if you have any hair growth issues. It will keep the roots of your hair strong and healthy to continue growing in a proper manner.
There are many useful ways you can make your own beauty skin care products without breaking the budget or investing in expensive products. All these ideas are natural and require such basic ingredients. Hopefully, it has inspired you to mix up your beauty regime and try some natural and organic solutions. Do you have any other beauty skin care ideas that have worked well for you? We hope you will share them with us and inspire others to go organic and natural for their beauty skin care regime.