We all want to be beautiful, many people spending a fortune each week on creams, serums, treatments, makeup, injections, and other beauty remedies in order to achieve physical perfection. If you are interested in looking your best without breaking your bank account, there is hope. Here are some at-home beauty remedies that will not cost you a fortune at the salon but will you leave you looking and feeling great.
Brighten Up Your Hair
According to Fitness Magazine, You may not have known this but tea is actually great for your hair. Not only does it lower the pH level of your tresses as well as close the cuticle for shiny soft locks, it is also neutralizes brassiness for a more suitable color. To create an at-home tea treatment for your hair, take 2 tea bags (chamomile for blondes, rooiboos for redheads, and black tea for brunettes) and mix with 2 cups water. Steep the tea bags in boiling water for 10 minutes, let it cool, and then pour over just-washed hair rubbing it in as if it were shampoo. Next, let the mixture sit for 10 minutes before rinsing and conditioning. You can do this once a week or whenever you feel your hair could use a shine boost!
This recipe comes from www.spaindex.com and can help fight acne fast. What you will need is a ripe, chopped up tomato, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of instant oatmeal or rolled oats. Combine the ingredients into a paste, making sure that the combination is thick enough to stay on the skin, and apply to face. Leave the mixture on for 10 minutes then remove with a damp washcloth.
Improve Your Skin’s Tone and Texture
According to Lindsay Armstrong of the Huffington Post, using this all-natural face mask will not only save you money, but will also help you avoid using pollutants from the environment, which you sometimes get when purchasing over the counter products. This mask contains beta-carotene and Vitamin E, which will moisturize skin as well as improve its overall appearance and feel. What you will need is a mashed avocado, a cooked, mashed carrot, ½ cup heavy cream, 1 beaten egg, and 3 tablespoons of honey. Combine all of the ingredients into a bowl until the mixture is smooth. Then, spread it all over your face and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse completely with cool water once the time is up.
Get Rid of Puffiness Under the Eyes
Of course, drinking lots of water and putting cucumbers on your eyes will help with this. But, according to DarkCirclesGone.com, there is also a great remedy that comes from India and can be made right at home. What you will need is 1 teaspoon of tomato juice, 3-4 drops of lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder, and enough white flour to make a paste. Combine the ingredients into a medium-thick paste and dab it under the eyes. Wash the mixture away after 15 minutes. This should not only de-puff the area, but also lighten dark under-eye circles.
This at home beauty recipe will leave skin looking calm and refreshed, according to Good Housekeeping Magazine. Because this toner contains apples, the skin will receive a high dose of Vitamins A and C as well as potassium. You will need 1 apple, cut up with peel and then remove the seeds, ½ cup water, and ¼ cup witch hazel. It is important to note that if you have very sensitive or dry skin you should reduce the amount of witch hazel you put in the mixture. Place the apple pieces and water in a small saucepan. Bring it to a boil and remove from the heat. Once the mixture is cooled, strain out the apple chunk and stir in the witch hazel. Apply the toner by spritzing on the mixture or use a cotton ball.