As girls, we use a lot of beauty products that cleanse and treat our skin. And from keeping our face moisturized to treating acne and breakouts, it can be overwhelming to choose the right treatment.
But unfortunately, not all of those drugstore products are best for us. Some may even dry out our skin and worsen the situation.
But thankfully, there are plenty of homemade beauty treatments that work well in improving and keeping your skin nourished. Compared to store-bought items, these DIY treatments are inexpensive, natural, and safe to use. They ‘ll make you look amazing with just some simple household ingredient. So check them out down below and let me know what you think!
DIY Banana Sugar Body Scrub
Great for tightening skin and exfoliating, this banana and sugar body scrub is super easy to make. You’ll just need some natural ingredients found in your kitchen cupboard. All you have to do is smash the ingredients together in a bowl and apply to your skin.
Yogurt, Orange, and Lemon Moisturizer
Who needs an expensive moisturizer when you can easily make one with just a few ingredients. You’ll need one cup of plain yogurt, and one tablespoon of lemon and orange juice. Mix together and apply to your face leaving it on for 1-2 minutes. This will revive dull and dry skin.
Honey Hair Conditioner
Though it’s very sticky, applying a mixture of honey and olive oil to your hair will make it shinier and softer. Both of these ingredients have an essential content that works well for improving damaged and dry hair. Also, honey is rich in antioxidants which prevents damage, keeping your scalp and hair healthy.
Homemade Bath Bombs
With just some household ingredients like Epsom salt, baking soda, cornstarch, citric acid, and essential oil, you can easily turn your bath time into a relaxing oasis. And what’s even better is that these bath bombs will help detoxify your skin without making it feel greasy.
Tomato and Cucumber Toner
This natural toner is perfect for any age and it’s so easy to blend up. You just need to blend your peeled and sliced cucumber and tomatoes in a food processor until smooth and apply to your face. It’ll feed your skin nutrients from the outside while treating the inside.
DIY Dry Shampoo
Forget the expensive and store-bought dry shampoo and make your own by simply by using baking soda. Just sprinkle a little of baking soda on your roots and tousle your hair. You can use a salt shaker to helps you distribute the baking soda throughout your hair more easily and evenly.
Oatmeal Face Mask
There are many beauty treatments out there that contain milk and oats. And the reasons for this is because these two ingredients are well known for their soothing and softening properties. So instead of buying brand name face masks, try making one at home and use these two ingredients.
Sugar Scalp Scrub
Dirt, oil, and product buildup can clog up the pores in your scalp and make your hair unhealthy. But luckily, you can easily fix this with a mixture of olive oil and brown sugar. Simply wet your hair and apply the mixture to your scalp while scrubbing in a circular motion. Rinse after and your scalp will be clean and exfoliated in no time.
Coffee Ground Acne Remover
If you want to scrub away dead skin and acne from your face, then try using some coffee grounds. It’ll clear up your skin since it has natural astringent and antioxidant properties which make it a great cleanser and toner for your face. Plus, it’s graininess makes it great for exfoliation.
Although, it’s easy and convenient to buy some beauty products from the store, making your own at home is such a better option. And these homemade face scrubs, moisturizers, and cleansers won’t just save you money, but keep your skin safe from toxic ingredients. So pick any of these homemade beauty treatments from the list above, give them a try, let me know what you think!
Now if you know of any other homemade beauty treatments that actually work, let me know in the comments down below! I’d love to hear about them!
And finally, why not check out a post written by our friends over at Chasing Foxes on how to be beautiful? They have some great tips in it!