NATURAL BEAUTY TIPS
For sparkling teeth, mix one teaspoon of fresh lemon juice with one teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and half teaspoon of salt. Use like toothpaste – once a week.
Lighten the skin and smoothens rough edges of elbows and knees. Cut a lemon into two halves and rest your elbows in each half for 15 minutes. Or squeeze juice of lemon and apply on your knees.
Soak a cotton pad with cool fresh milk and press it gently all over your face. Besides protein to feed your face, it gets rid of dirt thoroughly.
Chill a cup of milk in the fridge before pouring the contents into a clothes spray. Use it like a spritzer over inflamed skin.
Warm a bowl of milk in the microwave for half a minute and pour contents into a clothes basin. Soak your feet for half an hour and then give it a good hard brush to remove dead skin.
Dilute one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of water then heat it in the microwave for 10 seconds. When it’s cooled, apply on your lips and leave for 10 minutes.
To dry out pimples, pour out a teaspoon of honey into a bowl. Dip a cotton bud into the honey and apply on the spots.
Steep a pair of Earl Grey teabags in boiling water, run them under a tap and place over eyes for 10 minutes before night out.
Use four bags of chamomile tea. Leave them to steep for 5 minutes then hold your face over the bowl.
Freeze cooled chamomile tea in an ice-cube tray. When set, remove cubes and run over your face.
Soak some gauze in cooled green tea and apply on skin the way you would a toner.
Chop up a cucumber and drizzle a few drops of lemon juice in the mixture. Apply on your face.
Soothe tired eyes by cutting two rounds and place them on the eyelids.
Rub down hot skin with a mixture of chopped cucumber, olive oil and plain yoghurt.
Honey Lemon Facial Mask
This recipe will moisturize dry skin.
Extract the lemon juice in a piece of container. Then add honey and vegetable oil. Apply on the face and leave this mask for about 10 minutes and wash face with lukewarm water.
Honey Milk Facial Cream
To make your skin glow and flawless.
In a piece of container mix honey and milk. Stir until it became creamy. Apply into face and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.
Body Glitter Recipe
What you need:
3 tablespoons of unmedicated aloe vera gel
1/2 teaspoon very fine glitter, color desired
1 drop essential oil with fragrance desired (optional)
Food coloring (optional)
Add as much glitter to aloe vera gel as you like (you can always experiment).
If you are using food coloring, mix a few drops at a time in with your gel until you get the desired color.
Add essential oil, if desired.
Stir to blend, then store at room temperature in a small, airtight jar or container.
Enjoy the body glitter!
NOTE: Some people are sensitive to essential oils. Test the body glitter on the inside of your arm before applying to face. DO NOT USE NEAR YOUR EYES.