Beauty food: 4 DIY beauty treatments that actually work
If you're go-to beauty product is down to its final drop - these all natural DIY beauty treatments can be just as effective and will save you truckloads. And the best part; they are all found right inside your kitchen pantry. See our favourite DIY beauty treatments below:
Skin exfoliator: Brown sugar acts a great gentle exfoliator to get rid of any dead skin cells, and allow your skin to regenerate healthy skin cell function. Olive oil can also be used as a natural moisturiser, so when the two are used together expect clear, smooth and hydrated skin.
You'll need: 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of olive oil, mix together and apply on clean skin
Face mask: The thought of slathering avocado onto your face might seem strange to a lot of people, but this classic DIY mask is already a crowd favourite amongst A-listers like Victoria Beckham, Kiera Knightly and Chloe Grace Moetz. Avocado is packed with skin enriched minerals like potassium, iron, copper, and unsaturated fats that will nourish your skin and leave it hydrated and glowing.
You'll need: 1 Avocado, simply mash it up and apply all over your face. You can add ingredients like coconut oil, olive oil for an extra hit of hydration.
Acne spot treatment: If a pesky pimple pops up, reach for the baking soda and lemon juice, as the two combined can kill off blemish and reduce redness overnight. Thanks to the acid in lemon juice, the pimple gets drawn out. The baking soda acts as a natural bleacher for the redness, and provides a gentle exfoliant to remove inflammation and zap any nasty bacteria.
You'll need: bi-carb soda and lemon juice, mix into a paste and apply on the pimple
Hair mask: Coconut oil is the god of superfoods, and is a vital ingredient to have not only in your kitchen cupboard but also the bathroom. The natural oil works brilliantly as a hair treatment to bring hydration back to your strands and also helps battle frizz.
You'll need: Coconut Oil -with a tablespoon of oil through your strands and leave it in for 10-15 minutes
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