Natural beauty products are increasingly popular, but women don’t
have to spend tons of money on store-bought creams, lotions or anything
Continue reading for 7 natural beauty treatments you can make in the
comfort of your own home, with ingredients you may already have around
1. Hot Oil Treatment
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup boiling water
To make this hot oil treatment for your hair, combine ingredients in a
large glass jar (make sure it has a lid!) Vigorously shake the jar
until the oil has emulsified and gently massage into hair. Wrap a warm
towel around your hair and leave treatment in for about 30 minutes.
Shampoo as usual.
2. Face Mask
- 1 medium banana
For an exfoliating face mask that can’t be beat, mash a ripe banana
and combine with oatmeal. The banana will help soften and soothe your
skin while the oatmeal will slough away dead skin cells for a naturally
glowing complexion. Gently massage the mask over your face and throat
and rinse with lukewarm water.
3. Foot Scrub
- Strawberries (about 8)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
Naturally exfoliating, this strawberry foot scrub will help slough
away dull, dry skin and leave your feet pedicure-ready. Gently mash the
strawberries and olive oil together until it forms a paste. Smooth the
mixture all over your feet, leave on for a few moments, and rinse with
warm water. Voila! Beautiful feet — naturally!
4. Body Scrub
- 2 Tbsp. ground oats
- 2 tsp. brown sugar
- 2 Tbsp. aloe vera
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
This naturally exfoliating body scrub is simple to make and will make
your skin positively glow. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing
bowl until you have a paste. Massage over damp skin and rinse with warm
5. Skin Toner
- Witch Hazel (3 cups)
- Dried rose petals (A handful)
- Rosemary (about 5 sprigs)
This natural toner helps clarify and cleanse skin of every trace of
impurities. Combine all ingredients together and strain. Apply mixture
to cleansed face for a radiant.
6. Body Lotion
- 1 cup chamomile, dried
- 4 tbsp. honey
- 1 cup milk
Steep the dried chamomile in milk for about 3 hours. Strain, but make
sure to keep the liquid. Combine liquid mixture with honey and blend
thoroughly. Use as a body lotion to soften and smooth skin, and
refrigerate any unused portion. This natural lotion will keep for about a
week in the fridge.
7. Lip Gloss
- 1 tsp. aloe vera gel
- 1/2 tsp. coconut oil
- 1 tsp. petroleum jelly
Forget store-bought lip gloss; this natural version will leave lips
smooth, soft and glossy without harsh chemicals or artificial
ingredients. Combine all ingredients in a small mixing well and heat in
the microwave for about two minutes. Blend well, and store in an
air-tight container. Cool completely before use.
These natural beauty treatments you can make at home offer amazing
skin-enhancing benefits without the use of harsh preservatives,
chemicals and artificial ingredients. For glowing skin, beautiful hair
and luscious lips, you should definitely try these treatments yourself.