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Homemade Beauty Treatments

Beauty treatments do not mean that you have to spend a huge sum of money to get that gorgeous look. This article contains some simple and easy homemade beauty treatments that involve use of household products only. Interested? Read on ...
BeautiSecrets Staff
All of us feel good when we look our best and we get complements for our beautiful looks. Many of us think that it can be achieved with the help of some highly expensive branded beauty products. However, this is not true and you can get that gorgeous look even at home. There are several homemade beauty treatments which can work wonders on your skin and hair, and that too without spending a fortune.
Beauty Treatment Recipes
When we talk of beauty treatments, they mainly consist of skin and hair care. The simple process of skin care includes cleansing, scrubbing, toning, and moisturizing. On the other hand, hair care involves shampooing and conditioning of the hair. Here we are going to share with you some natural beauty treatments that are easy to follow and will serve your purpose too.
Skin Cleanser
Cleansing the face is one of the most important part of any skin care regime. A simple natural skin cleanser can be prepared with the help of honey, lemon juice, and plain yogurt. Yogurt cleanses up the skin, lemon juice tones it up, and honey moisturizes it. To prepare the cleansing mixture, mix 2 tablespoons of honey, 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice, and 4 tablespoons of yogurt. Massage it well into the skin for 3 minutes so that the essential qualities are absorbed well into it, and then wash off with water.
Skin Toner
You need one medium-sized cucumber and 2 teaspoonfuls of honey to prepare a natural skin toner. Peel the cucumber, cut it into random pieces, and make a puree out of it by putting it in a blender. Separate the juice from the puree by straining it through a cheesecloth. Add honey into the juice and put the mixture in a clean bottle, and store it in the refrigerator. You can use it for one week. Before using, shake the bottle well so that the honey and juice is mixed well. Pour it on a cotton pad, rub it over the skin, and let the solution dry on your skin. You should use it after cleansing your skin in the morning and night.
Facial Scrub
Take one overripe strawberry, slice it, and mash it well. Further, 2 teaspoons of baking soda and one teaspoon of grounded almonds should be mixed into the strawberry to prepare a smooth paste. Now, your scrub is ready to use. First of all, dampen your face by splashing some cold water on your face. Apply the scrub gently on your skin and then rub it with the tip of your fingers using small circular motions for about 5 minutes. Do not use it around the eyes, as the skin in that area is very sensitive. Finally, wash off with warm water and dry it up thoroughly. This is suitable for all types of skin. Thus, you will get rid of dull and rough skin.
Facial Mask
For this, you need one large peach with skin, 2 tablespoons of honey, and 2 teaspoons of yogurt. Firstly, mash the peach, and add the honey and yogurt into it. Mix all of them properly so that you get a thick and even paste. Apply it all over the face and neck in such a way that a thick layer is formed. Wait for 10 - 15 minutes so that the nutrients get absorbed well into the skin. Then wash it off with water. Apply a toner and moisturizer. The highly nutritious substances present in this mask will help to give your skin a soft and supple feel.
For Hair Conditioner
The required ingredients are 2 eggs, one teaspoon each of lemon juice, mayonnaise, and olive oil. Blend all the four components well to make a smooth paste. Mix 3 - 4 tablespoons of shampoo suitable for dry hair into the mixture. Then wet your hair thoroughly and use the mixture to shampoo your hair. Then rinse off the water. You should use it two times in a week. This will act as a natural hair conditioner for dry and damaged hair.
Natural hair conditioner for oily hair consists of 2 tablespoons each of fresh lime juice and apple cider vinegar, half avocado crushed, 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise. Mix them well and apply on the hair shaft directly (do not apply on wet hair). Wait for about 20 minutes, then massage your scalp lightly for about 5 minutes, and then wash off with warm water. Thus, you can get rid of the excess oil from your hair, and it will get back its lively look. Always shampoo your oily hair twice a week.
When you pamper yourself with all these treatments regularly, we are sure it will make a lot of difference to your skin and hair. However, these treatments should be accompanied by a healthy diet and drinking of plenty of fluids to make your skin and hair glow from within.