One post isn’t enough to sum up all the amazing natural beauty products that you can find in your kitchen, so here’s part deux…
Oatmeal – Oatmeal is known for being a acne remedy. It removes the excess oil from your face and exfoliates dead skin cells. Add honey or tea tree oil to cooked oatmeal to use it as a facial mask. Let the oatmeal cool and then apply. Rinse off after 15 minutes.
Sugar – Brown sugar is amazing for exfoliating skin and keeps it healthy and from breaking out. You can use for your face, body and hair. For making a simple scrub, add olive oil to brown sugar. The consistency of the scrub should be more grainy than liquid.
Avocado – Avocado is a triple threat. Other than being yummy to eat, it’s also fantastic for your hair, skin and health. It helps reduce wrinkles, moisturises your skin and nourishes your hair. For a avocado hair mask, add a finely mashed avocado, yoghurt, olive oil and a egg yolk. Leave it on for 30 minutes and rinse.
Cucumber – Cucumber helps in reducing and lightening dark circles around your eyes, they also reduce puffiness. Place two slices of cucumber on your eyes for 20 minutes and relax.
- Lemon – Lemon juice is wonderful in reducing scars and helps in fading dark spots. It helps in brightening skin and makes it soft. For a moisturising mask, mix equal parts of lemon juice , honey and olive oil. Keep it on for 10 minutes or until dry and rinse with warm water.
– Neha Prasad