As the holiday season is coming, treating yourself for a day has never been so tempting! But what if you are saving your money for buying gifts or holding gatherings for your loved ones? We will be discussing popular beauty treatments at home in maintaining a youthful appearance for the holidays.
Deep Conditioning with Olive Oil
Not only olive oil is good for your dishes, but it is also good for your tresses. Depending on the hair thickness and length, apply and massage an ample amount of extra-virgin olive oil to your clean and dry hair from the roots to tips. Wrap it in a damp, warm towel. Leave it for 20 minutes to let the strands absorb the oil. Rinse the hair thoroughly with warm water.
Exfoliating with Brown Sugar
The cheapest and easiest ingredient to use as an exfoliant is brown sugar. It will remove the dead skin cells and will leave the skin with a radiant glow. Mix a half cup of brown sugar with half a cup of olive or coconut oil and place in a tight jar. For added scent, you can add a drop of your favorite essential oil. Use a tablespoon of the mixture or as needed while in the shower. Scrub the skin in circular motion and rinse it well.
Tightening the Skin with Egg White and Honey Mask
Egg is another great ingredient that you can easily use for your home beauty treatment. As it is great in giving you a great complexion, specially the egg whites that can temporarily help tighten the skin. Whisk a tablespoon of egg white and a tablespoon of honey. Pat the mixture on your face and let it settle for 15 minutes, during this time you will feel the instant tightening effect of the mask. Rinse the face with warm water.
Peeling with Egg White and Lemon Juice
Another way to use egg whites is for peeling and clarifying the skin. The whites also help in clearing up break outs. Adding it with lemon juice can eliminate bacteria and oil, removing blackheads and tightening the pores. Mix the egg white with a teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture all over your clean face and wait for it to dry. Once the mask is stiff and tight, you can start peeling. Use a washcloth to help remove the mask and wash your face with your cleanser.
Treating Puffy Eyes with Green Tea
A great choice in treating puffy eyes and dark circles beside the popular cucumber is green tea. The tea bags are loaded with tannin and antioxidants which can reduce the inflammation around the eyes. The caffeine present on the tea will reduce the puffiness by reducing the dilation of the blood vessels. Brew two tea bags and let it steep for at least 2 minutes. Remove the tea bags from the cup and let it cool first before placing them on your eyes for 10 minutes. Enjoy this while drinking the rest of the tea!
Start looking for these ingredients at your own kitchen and give yourself a natural treat. These beauty treatments that you can do at home will surely give you that spa treatment for half the price. And at the same time, you can start saving for your holiday treats!