You do not always have to spend your money on expensive beauty products to achieve a fresh, youthful look. Instead, you can replace them with certain effective homemade remedies which will provide you the same desired results, as well as keep your pocket full.
Check out this list of some of the best homemade body care tips and tricks you will be glad you came across.
1. Reduce the swelling on your face with the simplest saltwater solution
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Firstly, dissolve some salt in water and make a concentrated solution. Secondly, soak a towel in the solution and apply it on your face for 10 minutes. You will immediately spot the difference.
2. Make your eyelashes grow longer with a smooth mix of coconut oil and lavender
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Combine 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil with 2 to 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Using a cotton pad or Q-tip, gently apply the mixture to the lashes, covering them from root to tip. Follow this remedy at least three times a week, and your eyelashes will become thicker and shinier over time.
3. Use almond/peach oil and a toothbrush to make your lips appear fuller
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Any cosmetic oil, whether it is a peach oil, almond oil, or a regular lip balm, will do the job. Once you get one, rub your lips very gently for 1 minute with a soft toothbrush.
4. If you are opting for a shiny hair-look, use a banana hair mask
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To prepare this mask you will need one banana, one egg, one tablespoon of honey, and 1/2 glass of dark beer. Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl, and stir until you get a smooth texture. Apply the mixture to your hair and wash it off with warm water after a couple of hours. If you use this mask at least once a week, you will start to see the surprising results immediately.
5. A simple massage with olive oil will leave your skin glowing
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Massaging your face with olive oil helps to make your skin clean, soft, smooth, and matte. The first thing you will have to do is to steam your face, then massage it for about 7 minutes. To achieve the best results, you will have to repeat this simple procedure every 4-5 days.
6. Baking soda is the best solution for the dark circles and bags under your eyes
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This is a very simple, yet effective procedure. Firstly, get a glass full of hot water or tea, and add a teaspoon of baking soda to it and stir it well. Take a cotton pad and soak it in the mixture, and then apply it to the area under your eyes. And finally, after you wash any residue off after 10-15 minutes, use a moisturizing cream. Repeat this procedure regularly for better results.
7. Honey is the key for the problems with acne and inflammation
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Right after you start using this simple honey method, you will gladly get rid of those expensive cosmetic anti-acne lotions. The procedure cannot be simpler – just apply some honey on the acne and leave it be for no more than 15 minutes before washing it off with warm water. The more often you repeat the procedure, the better the results.
8. Baking soda will make your ingrown hair disappear forever
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This homemade body scrub is the easiest thing to make. Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of ground oatmeal, and 1 tablespoon of water in a small bowl. Stir well until you get a thick paste which you will apply on your skin right away. Rinse with hot water after 5 minutes.
9. Use eye drops to reduce inflammation on your face
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Another way to get rid of those pesky pimples is by using eye drops. Soak a cotton pad in redness-reducing eye drops, and put it in the freezer for 3-5 minutes. Then gently press the cotton pad against the inflamed area, and the pimple will become almost unnoticeable.
10. Make an all-natural homemade makeup remover
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Mix a 3:1 ratio of clean water to olive oil in a glass jar and shake the mixture well. Voilà.