Pamper your body with healing and revitalizing treatments. Do your best to eliminate chemicals from your beauty routine and opt for time-tested organic recipes that use only natural ingredients.
Provide your complexion and strands with a protective shield against harsh weather conditions and pollution. Step by step, rock the transition from chemical-based cosmetics to green treatments. Read through the simple and cheap beauty recipes for winter below and try your hand at your favorite homemade facials.
Strawberries to Shrink Pores
Large pores can give you many headaches. If you’re ready to minimize their visual effect, it’s time to take full advantage of the magical effect of strawberries. Rub the strawberry slices into your pores and leave the treatment on for 3-4 minutes. Finally, you can rinse off the facial with cold water. Repeat this ritual at least 3 times per week for dazzling results.
Chamomile Ice Cubes for Pimples
Cure acne with a time-tested and super-simple treatment. Prepare chamomile tea in a medium bowl and let the herbs steam for no more than 20 minutes.
Fill the tiny ice boxes or the ice bag with the tea and place it into the freezer. In the morning or when preparing for a special event you can rub your zits with a chamomile ice cube. This ritual is perfect to reduce swelling and inflammation.
Cucumber and Green Clay Mask for Soft Skin
Are you eager to experiment with facial recipes that offer you the chance to have smooth and silky skin? Use these healing and revitalizing ingredients to get rid of blemishes and blackheads.
In a medium bowl mix 1 grated cucumber and 1 tbs of green clay. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Then use a damp washcloth to wipe off the mask. Finish up exfoliation by rinsing off your face with cold water.
Melon and Milk for Dry Skin
Our skin can get dehydrated and flaky during the winter season. In order to have a soft and smooth skin condition use the following treatment: in a small bowl mix ¼ glass of milk with ¼ glass of organic melon juice. Use a cotton pad to apply the lotion on your complexion. Wipe off dead skin cells and dirt from your skin with this soothing toner. Leave the treatment on for 3-4 minutes than rinse it off with cold water. Keep on with this beauty ritual during the cold months.
Lemon and Green Tea for Oily Skin
Greasy spots on your face can ruin your look. Prep this soothing toner for every day usage. In a medium bowl mix 2 tbs of organic lemon juice with 1 glass of cool green tea. Use a cotton pad to rub the lotion into your pores and cleanse your skin from dirt and oil excess. Include this ritual into your daily skin care regime. Eliminate free radicals from your pores in the morning and before going to sleep.
Onion and Honey Mask for Hair Growth
Create this soothing mask to boost hair growth and have voluminous locks. Grab a bowl and mix 3 tbs of grated onion with 1 tbs of honey. Don’t worry, honey will minimize the strong aroma of this veggie. Shampoo your locks and apply the mixture on your scalp. Massage the treatment into your strands and cover your hair with a towel. Leave the mask on for 40 minutes and finally rinse it off with lukewarm water without using any chemicals. Include this beauty ritual into your weekly hair care regime.
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