All of us feel good when we look our best and we get complements for our beautiful looks. Many of us think that it can be achieved with the help of some highly expensive branded beauty products. However, this is not true and you can get that gorgeous look at home even. There are several homemade beauty treatments which can work wonders on your skin and hair, and that too without spending fortune.
Recipes for Homemade Beauty Treatments
When we talk of homemade beauty treatments, they mainly consist of skin care and hair care. The simple process of skin care includes cleansing, scrubbing, toning and moisturizing. On the other hand, hair care involves shampooing and conditioning of the hair. Here we are going to share with you some natural beauty treatments that are easy to follow and will serve your purpose too.
Skin Cleanser: Cleansing the face is one of the most important part of any skin care regime. simple natural skin cleanser can be prepared with the help of honey lemon juice and plain yogurt. Yogurt cleanses up the skin, lemon juice tones up the skin, and honey will moisturize the skin. To prepare the cleansing mixture, mix 2 tablespoons of honey, 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice, and 4 tablespoons of yogurt. Massage it well into the skin for 3 minutes so that the essential qualities are absorbed well into the skin, and then wash off with water.
Skin Toner: You need one medium size cucumber and 2 teaspoonfuls of honey to prepare natural skin toner. Peel the cucumber, cut it into random pieces and make puree out of it by putting it in blender. Separate the juice from the puree by straining it through cheesecloth. Add honey into the juice and put the mixture in clean bottle and store it in the refrigerator. You can use it for one week. Before using, shake the bottle well so that the honey and juice is mixed well. Pour it on cotton pad, rub it over the skin and let the solution dry on your skin. You should use it after cleansing your skin in the morning and night.
Facial Scrub: Take one overripe strawberry, slice it and mash it well. 2 teaspoons of baking soda and one teaspoon of grounded almonds should be mixed into the strawberry to prepare smooth paste. Now, your scrub is ready to use. First of all, dampen your face by splashing some cold water on your face. Apply the scrub gently on your skin and then rub it with the tip of your fingers using small circular motions for about 5 minutes. Do not use it around the eyes, as the skin in that area is very sensitive. Finally, wash off with warm water and dry it up thoroughly. This is suitable for all types of skin. Thus you will get rid of dull, rough skin.
Facial Mask: For this, you need one large size peach with skin, 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 teaspoons of yogurt. Firstly, mash the peach and add the honey and yogurt into it. Mix all of them properly so that you get thick and even paste. Apply it all over the face and neck in such way that thick layer is formed. Wait for 10-15 minutes so that the nutrients get absorbed well into the skin. Then wash off with water. Apply toner and moisturizer. The highly nutritious substances present in this mask will help to give your skin soft and supple feel.
For Hair Conditioner: The required ingredients are 2 eggs, one teaspoon each of lemon juice, mayonnaise and olive oil. Blend all the four components well to make smooth paste. Mix 3-4 tablespoons of shampoo suitable for dry hair into the mixture. Then wet your hair thoroughly and use the mixture to shampoo your hair. Then rinse off the water. You should use it two times in week. This will act as natural hair conditioner for dry and damaged hair.
Homemade beauty treatments of natural hair conditioner for oily hair consists of 2 tablespoons each of fresh lime juice and apple cider vinegar, half avocado crushed, 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise. Mix them well and apply on the hair shaft directly (do not apply on wet hair). Wait for about 20 minutes, then massage your scalp lightly for about 5 minutes and then wash off with warm water. Thus you can get rid of the excess of oil from the hair and it will get back its lively look. Always shampoo your oily hair twice week.
When you pamper yourself with all these treatments regularly, I am sure it will make lot of difference to your skin and hair. However, these homemade beauty treatments should be accompanied by healthy diet and drinking of plenty of fluids to make your skin and hair glow from within.