In today’s hustle and bustle, it can be hard to find time to care for yourself. But beauty doesn’t have to be difficult. Some of the latest natural beauty tips include ingredients from your home or local grocery store.
These tips and tricks should be suitable for all skin types, but consult with your dermatologist if you have sensitive skin or other skin concerns.
Get Glowing, Clear Skin With Ingredients Straight From Your Kitchen
If you’re looking for radiant skin, look no further. Some of the best skin care tips use ingredients you may already have in your pantry.
Apple Cider Vinegar — This kitchen staple is high in malic acid, which can act as an exfoliant and toner for your skin. You will want to wash your face prior to applying the cider vinegar. Then, you can use it as an exfoliant/toner to clear out dead skin cells while also unclogging pores.1
Baking Soda — As it turns out, baking soda may help act as a skin brightener, to promote even skin tone. It may also help clear dead skin cells and help fight breakouts. You may also create a baking soda lip scrub to exfoliate your lips.2
Radiant Skin From The Inside Out: Eat Right For A Healthy Skin Care Routine
Taking care of your skin also means you need to take care of your insides too. By eating vitamin-rich, healthy foods, you can promote a natural glow from the inside out.
Greek Yogurt — Greek yogurt is packed with calcium and other probiotics, may put less stress on the colon and digestive system. Which then puts less stress on your skin.3
Tea — Brewed tea (especially green tea) is packed with antioxidants. By drinking it, or even adding it to your skin care routine, you can benefit the complexion and health of your skin.4
Natural And Organic Oils For Your Beauty Routine: Coconut Oil, Argan Oil, Tea Tree Oil, And More
Natural and organic oils can be added into your self-care regimen for your skin and your hair.
Coconut oil is popular when it comes to beauty because of its moisturizing properties. Just applying a small amount of this natural oil to your hair, either as a pre-wash or conditioner.5
Argan oil is also versatile and may be added to your skin in a small amount as a moisturizer. In addition, you can also add it to your hair for additional moisture and to reduce the appearance of split ends.6
Tea tree oil cleans skin and can help fight breakouts. This oil is often added to skin care products like cleansers or creams.7
Using Natural Ingredients For Your Skin And Hair: Aloe Vera, Turmeric, Green Tea, And More
Natural ingredients are beneficial, as they come directly from the earth and often don’t contain additives or preservatives.
Aloe Vera — This succulent plant’s gel can be used to moisturize your skin. You can buy your own aloe vera plant or purchase aloe vera gel from the store.8
Turmeric — This spice powder has powerful antioxidant properties and can help fight free radicals. It has been used traditionally as a way to support a more even-toned and radiant complexion.9
Green Tea — This tea has tons of varying benefits for hair and skin. Brewing green tea and applying it to your skin once cool may help with redness and blemishes. You can also apply cooled green tea bags to the eyelids if you are concerned with puffiness.10 In addition, green tea can be applied with olive oil as a hair mask to rejuvenate and moisturize your locks.
Unconventional Remedies: Ice Cubes And Dry Brushing
Aside from household items working as beauty treatments, there are also natural but unconventional remedies that could help your skin with redness and possibly support healthy circulation.
Ice Cube Facials — Ice cubes wrapped in a handkerchief/gauze can be applied to the face to support skin circulation. Try this after your evening cleansing routine. Gently massaging the ice cubes on your face may also help with puffiness.11
Dry Brushing — With this technique, a natural bristle brush is brushed over your skin to help support circulation and exfoliate your skin. You can dry brush any area of the skin you want. By improving circulation, the skin might feel more supple and plump.12
If you’re looking to improve the health of your hair and skin, these natural ingredients are a great place to start. Eating a balanced diet also goes a long way in benefiting your skin, hair and overall health.
If you have more serious concerns such as hair loss or suspect you might have a skin issue, there are times you will need to see a professional.
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