Home-made beauty >>How much money do you spend on beauty products every year? Why not try these home-made, natural beauty products instead?

2015-11-25 06:23

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Raw honey

Honey is a great facial cleanser. It removes dead skin cells and makes your supple and soft. Simply apply to clean skin, leave on for 15 minutes, and rinse off with warm water.


The oils in avocado sooth and moisturise dry or sensitive skin. Simply mash up avocado, apply to skin, and leave on for 10 minutes . Remove with warm water and a face cloth.

Body beautiful:

Coffee body scrub

Mixing coarsely ground coffee and raw sugar or sea salts helps to remove dead, flaky skin cells and is a fantastic exfoliater. When combined with natural massage oils and moisturise at the same time.

- Simply take 2 cups of ground coffee.

- Half cup of raw sugar or sea salt

- 2-3 tablespoons of natural massage oil (jojoba, coconut or sunflower oil)

- Mix all together and massage into your skin with circular motions with strong pressure.

- Pat dry and moisturise.

Whipped coconut body butter

How delicious does this sound. Here is how you make this decadent body treat:

- 1 cup of coconut oil

- 1 teaspoon vitamin e oil

- A few drops of your favourite essential oils

- Add ingredients into a mixing bowl.

- Mix on high speed with a whisk for about 6 minutes until light and airy.

- Spoon into a glass jar and cover tightly. Store in fridge.

It’s all in the eyes

Puffy eyes? Wrinkles? Dark rings? Here are some natural alternatives that won’t break the bank!

Coconut Oil and Vitamin E oil

These two oils are simply amazing when it comes to beautifying and keeping your eyes fresh and beautiful. Here is a simple recipe for an eye treatment made especially for your eyes.

- Find a container to put your natural eye cream recipe into.

- Fill it with coconut oil. Put it into the microwave for a few minutes so it begins to melt. Add some drops of vitamin e oil to the melted coconut oil.

- Use a toothpick to mix together.

- Refrigerate the cream until it becomes solid again.

- Use as you would any eye cream. - Women24.

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