Shopping for the latest and greatest beauty products can get expensive. You can get natural beauty products straight from your pantry. There is no need to buy fancy scrubs or hair masks when you can make them from items you already have.
Not only are these ingredients inexpensive but they actually work, these are some of my favorite frugal beauty tips! Here are a few you can try out today.
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Oatmeal is great for your skin as well as for your heart. Take a cup of oats and put them in your bathtub as it fills with warm water. You can add a few drops of lavender oil if you really want to make it relaxing.
The oatmeal bath is great for dry and itchy skin. It helps to seal in moisture and soothe red and itchy skin.
Oatmeal is also great for people with sensitive skin. You can use it to make homemade exfoliants or facial cleansers.
Lemons are great for lightening age spots. Simply cut one open and rub it on your age spots every night for a couple of weeks. Rinse when you wake in the morning and you should start to see results.
You can also use lemons to get rid of blackheads. Simply dilute a little bit of lemon juice with water and apply it on your blemish with a cotton swab. Let it dry completely and rinse in the morning. The citric acid and natural astringent property helps to tighten pores which removes and further prevents blackheads.
Brown sugar, and even regular granulated sugar, is great for making body and lip scrubs. I made a brown sugar lip scrub using all natural beauty products from my kitchen.
For a cheaper alternative to microdermabrasion, use some baking soda. Add 3 tablespoons of baking soda to 1 tablespoon of water and mix thoroughly. Rub on your face in a circular motion and let it sit for 5 minutes before rinsing with warm water. Do it once a week to give your skin a natural, dewy glow.
Don’t throw away those coffee grounds! Use them to get rid of puffy eyes. apply chilled coffee grounds to your under-eye area, let sit for 10 minutes, and rinse well. The anti-inflammatory properties in caffeine magically constrict the blood vessels, resulting in a reduction of under-eye swelling.
Avocado is great for your skin! It consists of Vitamin A, B, E, and K, which maintain the right tone of the skin as well as reduce the early aging of the skin cells.
Use them to make face masks to give more moisture and elasticity to your skin. Go here for some great Avocado face mask recipes.
Honey can be used to get rid of pimples, blackheads, and other blemishes. It is great for sensitive skin. It is naturally antibacterial, so it’s great for acne treatment and prevention.
Lightly swirl a small amount of honey onto a cotton swab and dab onto your blemish. Let dry and rinse off in the morning.
You can make a hair mask out of eggs. Beat 2-3 eggs and add 3 tbsp olive oil. Apply to hair from root to tip as a mask and wrap hair in a towel for 30 minutes. Wash off with regular shampoo for instant shine. This is great for particularly dry hair
You can use coconut oil for so many things! It is great for your skin and your hair. You can even use it to remove eye makeup. I even use it to shave my legs when I run out of shaving cream.
If you are looking for a great deal on organic and natural products or maybe you want to just buy natural beauty products already made, I highly recommend Thrive Market.
They offer organic, healthy products at wholesale prices. You will find brands like Seventh Generation, Avalon Organics, Derma E, Kiss My Face, and more. You can shop food, beauty, household, and baby products.
They are offering a free 30 day trial so you can test them out to see if they will save you some money.
There is no need to spend hundreds on beauty products and treatments when you can get quality results from natural beauty products right from your pantry.
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