Feb 15, 2017
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5 Beauty Items You Can Easily Make in Your Own Kitchen

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Experiment with these ingredients that will make your skin glow.

Face Mask

This hydrating mask can help restore moisture to dry skin.

You need…

  • 2 tbsp avocado
  • 2 tsphoney
  • 1 tbspcoconut, rice, or soymilk

Procedure

Mix all ingredients and make a thick paste. If it’s too thick, you can add more coconut milk as required. Apply in the shower, and leave on for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing off.

Alpha Hydroxy Facemask

Honey helps your skin retain moisture. Make sure you apply it all the way down to your collarbone. You may want your neck to age as gracefully as the skin on your face is aging.

You need…

  • ½ tsp organic fruit jelly or jam
  • ½ tsp honey
  • 1 tsp coconut milk
  • ½ tsp avocado

Procedure

Mix all ingredients and make a thick paste. If it’s too thick, you can add more coconut milk as required. Apply in the shower, and leave on for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing off.

Lightening Tomato Cleanser

Here’s an easy recipe to brighten up your complexion.

You need…

  • 1 ripe tomato
  • 2 tbspmilk
  • 2 tbsp lemon, lime, or orange juice

Procedure

Add all ingredients into a food processor and blend till they become smooth. Apply using a cotton ball and leave it to work its magic for 3 – 5 minutes then rinse.

Facial Exfoliating Mask

Going green, at least when it comes to skin care, is surprisingly cheap.

You need…

  • 1 tbsp fine muscovado sugar (a type of brown sugar)
  • 1 tbspsemolina (a type of flour)
  • 1 tbsp Greek-style yogurt
  • ½ tsp lemon juice

Procedure

Mix all ingredients and stir well. Leave on for a 10 – 15 minutes then rinse off.

Antioxidant Facial Toner

Here’s a simple recipe of hydrating spray which can be easily stored in the refrigerator.

You need…

  • 3 cups water
  • Peel of 1 citrus fruit
  • 1½ cups rooibos tea
  • or 1½ cups green, white, or black tea

Procedure

Simmer the peel in distilled water for 15 – 30 minutes. Then stress the water, discard the peel, and pour the solution in a spray bottle. Spray on face regularly for increased benefits.

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