Do you know that the term Beauty Hack refers to any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity, efficiency, with less money, as a solution for beauty issues? I have searched, tested, and I am exposing to you 12 DIY Beauty Hacks That Actually Work part 2.
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Beauty Hacks That Actually Work
Ok, you are in a hurry and you don’t have time to wash, dry, and make your hair and you’ve run out of dry shampoo! No worries because we have a must-do DIY dry shampoo.
DIY dry shampoo:
For blondes: use just a little bit of corn flour
For brunettes: mix a little bit of corn flour with cocoa powder
Extra tip: If you want to go a little bit further, add to your mixture few drops of eucalyptus essential oil, for hair growth.
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How to clean deeply your face pores – DIY face scrub
People with oily skin tend to have large open pores, especially on cheeks and nose areas. It is essential to treat them every day in order to clean, moisturize and shrink them.
1) Mix 1 teaspoon of coconut oil with 1 teaspoon Epsom salt. The combination of both will make the skin to absorb better the magnesium of Epsom salt.
2) Place in a bowl 1 spoon of gram flour with 1 spoon of rice flour, 1 spoon of fresh milk, and 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Mix them well until you will make a smooth paste, add lemon juice or more gram flour if needed.
Exfoliate your lips for the smoothest lipstick application with a toothbrush for 20 – 60 seconds. This will take off the dead skin and will make your lips smoother, plumper, and sexier.
DIY Anti-Acne face mask
Mix well 1 tablespoon of tea bag of green tea (or Matcha green tea), 1 tablespoon of organic honey, 3 teaspoons of sugar, and 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Leave the mask for 15 – 20 minutes, and wash it with lukewarm water. Remember, before you apply any mask; make sure that your pores or generally your face is clean.
Do you want natural hair volume?
Use 1 tablespoon of Epsom salts and 1 of shampoo that you’re using every time, massage your hair for 2 minutes and leave it on for 5-10 minutes. Wash your hair with lukewarm water and apply your conditioner as you would normally do.
Whiter teeth at home
Coconut oil pulling is an Ayurvedic medicine that is great for oral detoxification because it has antifungal and antibacterial properties. Swishing a spoonful of coconut, every morning for 20 minutes, can heal your gums, helps for fresher breath, whiter teeth, and healthier skin.
Improve skin texture
Make homemade DIY coffee oil and apply it to a clean face to improve the skin texture, reduce the appearance of cellulite and dark circles, tighten the skin, and prevent fine lines and wrinkles.
How to make natural DIY hair highlights
Combine juice from one large lemon and 2 tablespoons of organic honey in a jar and shake well. Apply it for at least 3 hours daily or every other day. You will need few applications to see a difference as the results may.
DIY lip scrub
Mix fresh lemon juice with sugar for the best lip exfoliation ever! No chapped lips anymore!
Make a DIY Nail Mask. Try by mixing well, in a small bowl, ¾ warm olive oil, ¼ warm avocado oil, 2-4 olive leaves (cut them in two or three pieces), and 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Let the mixture cool a little bit but not too much and let your nails sit in the mixture for 5’ and then gently massage your nails and the skin around them for another 5’. This recipe will help them to heal, moisturize and grow extremely fast!
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How to get rid of unwanted hairs (bleaching)
Combine well 2 teaspoons of oxy dose and 1 teaspoon of ammonia. Apply the mixture on a clean face for 5-8 minutes maximum and wash it with plenty of lukewarm water!! This hack is lasting for at least 3-7 weeks. (Make a patch test first as it might cause you an irritation)
DIY Body Wrap to lose weight
(Our all-time fave) Apply a thick layer of Vicks VapoRub on your belly (or wherever you want to lose some inches). Leave it from 30 minutes to overnight for best results.
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