All of us women are in a permanent quest to retain our youths and look pretty at all times. While in a glamour-ridden world like ours, it’s difficult to dispense with make-up entirely, you can surely embrace use everyday ingredients from your kitchen, in exchange of the exorbitantly priced skin treatment creams, to hold on to your youthful looks.
Here are a few common ingredients from your kitchen that will help you achieve a healthy-looking and glowing skin while ceasing to burn a big hole in your pocket at the same time.
Yes, many kitchen ingredients may not be known for their beauty hacks. Although, there are very few who are ignorant of the myriad beauty benefits that turmeric offers. Apart from being a legendary skin-brightening product used in the haldi ceremony of Indian weddings, it also inhibits various other properties that are beneficial to the skin. A simple mask composed of turmeric, gram flour and lemon juice can be applied to your face, in case you want to get rid of a tan. It should be applied to your face regularly for two weeks and you will see the difference. Not only does it help in fading the tan away, but also reduces the appearance of blemishes.
Besides being one of the simplest ingredients to cook, the egg also carries immense health and beauty benefits. Known for its hair strengthening qualities, the egg can also be used to grow strong nails. It goes without saying that, a multi-purpose product like the egg can be used for facial treatments too. Egg and Olive oil mask- Break two eggs and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to them. Mix well and apply to the lengths of your hair. Once applied, tie your hair up in a bun and cover it with a shower cap. Let your hair soak in the best of both these products for upto forty-five minutes. Wash your hair and condition it to gain smooth and lustrous hair.
Baking soda can surely provide you with a beautifully fluffed up cake but did you know that it could also treat your skin in numerous ways? If not, you are going to be dazzled by the advantages of this versatile kitchen ingredient. A fine paste made out of baking soda and rose water can be applied to the areas of your skin affected with acne and blackheads. Being exfoliating in nature, it removes dead skin and deep-cleans pores, thus drying out the existing acne. This ensures a gradual decrease in such skin-damaging phenomena, further preventing breakouts. It should be applied thrice a week for 10 minutes. Moisturizing your face after the treatment is indispensable as baking soda can be quite drying on your skin.
Bountiful in properties that aid in improving skin-health, the strawberry is a delicious gift from Mother Nature which would be difficult to do away with. Neither can we live without the tempting strawberry ice-cream nor can we stop using the panoply of products that are either flavoured or scented of strawberry. It is an essential component of a huge stash of moisturizers and perfumes dominating the market. Strawberry face-washes, lip-balms, deodorants, name the product and you’ll have a strawberry customized variant of it. However what are the few homely remedies which could help you incorporate the use of this berrylicious fruit? Crush a strawberry and mix its pulp with petroleum jelly. Store it in the refrigerator and use it as a lip balm on a day-to-day basis. You will notice an evident lightening of your lips. This is due to the presence of minerals and vitamins that are intrinsic to the strawberry.
Thus, these were a few tips and tricks to use your kitchen products in your beauty regime. Follow some of these on a daily basis that would be relevant in treating your beauty woes and you shall be delighted to see the results!