Basic Tips #6: DIY Beauty.

Basic Tips #6 DIY beauty

Chocolate-Oatmeal Face Mask

Cocoa is beneficial to winter’s dry skin, thanks to its hydrating properties.

Ingredients: 1/3 cup cocoa, 1/4 cup honey, 2 tablespoons heavy cream, 3 tablespoons oatmeal powder

Directions: Mix all ingredients well and apply to face, massaging into the skin. Leave on for 15-20 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water.

Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

Styling products can cause gunky buildup on hair. Bring your hair back to its shiniest state with apple cider vinegar, a multi-use common kitchen product that balances hair’s pH and stimulates the scalp.

Ingredients: 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar, 1/4 cup of water

Directions: Mix ingredients together and apply the mixture to your hair. Leave it on for a few seconds, then rinse well with cold water.

Pro tip: A spray bottle makes application a snap!

Green Tea-Honey Face Mask

Green tea is full of antioxidants, which are ideal for lessening redness and clearing the pores.

Ingredients: 1 green tea bag, honey            

Directions: Cut open the green tea bag to release the leaves. Moisten the tea leaves, and mix in honey. Apply to face for 15 minutes, then rinse.

 

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