Rabu, 04 Januari 2012

Simple Household Ingredients But Good Skin Care Products

It's not a big secret that beauty products usually cost a lot of money. But do you know that you can save hundreds or thousands of dollars if you use normal food ingredients as beauty products? You probably don't think this is possible, do you?

All you have to do is to search through your fridge or kitchen, and you'll find many beauty products in the form of vegetables, fruits, and other food ingredients or items. Do you know that you can create homemade skin treatments and beauty enrichment with some of your daily meal ingredients like eggs, oatmeal, and lemon? Read more to find out how!

And if you're worried about their effectiveness, know that natural food items are just as good as (or perhaps even better than) those chemical products advertised on TV. Besides, organic compounds works better than over-the-counter cosmetic products. Here is a list of common household items and cooking ingredients that you can use as instant beauty products and face masks.

1. Lemon

Lemon juice is effective in exfoliating dead skin cells and as a remedy for skin discoloration. If you have uneven underarms or inner thighs or elbows, lemon juice acts as a natural astringent. What you need do is to dampen a cotton ball with lemon juice and apply it onto the area. Do this twice a day, preferably before you sleep. You will be amazed at the result after some few days.

2. Cucumber

Putting cold cucumber on your eyes is an old practice as it soothes tired eyes and gets rid of dark circles and eyebags. Also, did you know that Cleopatra rubbed her body with cucumber? Try it and feel its effect on your skin.

3. Oatmeal

If you want to get rid of acne or pimples, you can make a facial mask out of oatmeal. This is one of the few homemade face recipes that actually works. The oatmeal absorbs oil and leaves your skin smooth and moisturized.

4. Egg white

Many young girls use egg white to lessen their facial pores. But you don't have to be a young girl to try this facial treatment if you want to prevent clogged pores.

5. Coconut Oil

If you want to have a beautiful skin by keeping your skin hydrated, apply coconut oil as lotion every night. This will moisten your skin. Keeping your skin glowing and healthy.

6. Avocado

Avocado contains natural moisturizers, so you can have your own by using it. Simply create a paste, and then apply it evenly on your face or your whole body. Leave it for at least twenty minutes, rinse, and then feel the difference.

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