“Make relaxation a hobby.”
I don’t think there’s a single person out there who doesn’t enjoy some good pampering. Be it a face mask or a foot scrub, somedays we just need it! Going to a spa isn’t always possible, but with these amazing diy’s, you can enjoy the full spa experience right in your bedroom! To make it even better, all you need are some kitchen supplies. Enjoy!
Dark Circles & Puffiness
1. Cucumber and Potato
Mix equal amounts of potato and cucumber juice and apply to dark circles. Leave for a few minutes and rinse off. Repeat regularly for best results.
Potato is known to lighten dark marks and will help eliminate under eye darkness. Cucumber is known for its cooling properties and will reduce puffiness.
2. Cucumber Slices
Cut a few thick slices of cucumber and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to cool. Then, apply to the eye area for 10 minutes. Rinse with cool water when done.
This amazing trick is extremely cooling for the eyes and helps remove dark circles.
3. Tea bags
Tea bags have proven to be extremely helpful in fighting under eye darkness. Soak a tea bag (preferably chamomile) in hot water and then rinse it out with cool water. Apply to the eye area for 20 minutes and then rinse with water.
1. Honey and Avocado
Mash 1/2 a ripe avocado in a bowl, an add 1/4 cup honey. Apply to the skin, leave for 10 minutes and then rinse with cool water, Avocado contains many natural oils and is great for dry skin.
2. Mayo and Baby Oil
Although baby oil isn’t technically a kitchen ingredient, it is something almost everyone has at home. Combine 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon baby oil. Apply this to the face or any other dry areas on the body. Leave for 20 minutes and then rinse well.
3. Egg and Honey
Combine 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon sunflower oil and the whites of one egg. Apply to the face for 15 minues and rinse off with warm water.
Tomato works great in getting rid of extra oil in the skin. Mash a tomato and apply it to the oily areas of your face for 15 minutes. Then rinse off. Repeat this 2-3 times a week for best results.
Papaya contains enzymes that help with exfoliating th skin, thus preventing oiliness. Puree some papayaand apply on the face for a few minutes. Rinse off and repeat as necessary.
Acne Prone Skin
1. Honey and Cinnamon
Combine 2 tablesoons of honey with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and apply to a clean face. Leave for 10-15 minutes then rinse off completely. Honey is nature’s antibiotic and helps fight cne while cinnamon has anti-bacterial properties to clear out the skin.
3. Banana Peels
Banana’s are packed with nutrients that are so beneficial to our skin. Take the peel of a banana and rub it all over the face. Let it apply a thin layer and then let it sit for 30 minutes befoe rinsing. The banana peel with help fight the redness and discomfort caused by acne.
* Please note: These are remedies that have worked for me. If you are unsure, please do a small test patch first or consult a dermatologist before trying any of the above. Style Unboxe cannot be held responsible for any complications that may occur.
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