Quick Beauty Tips and Home Remedies
Anti Dandruff Natural Remedy - Make an infusion of 1 ounce each of fresh or dried rosemary and sage in 2 cups of water. Let steep for 24 hours, then use daily as a hair rinse.
Coloring Grey Hair - Sage covers the grey when used consistently over a period of time. Simmer 1/2 cup dried sage in 2 cups of water for 30 minutes. Steep for 2-3 hours. Strain, use as rinse on clean hair. Leave on until hair has dried, then rinse out.
Mayonnaise Conditioner - To recondition the hair, shampoo hair with homemade shampoo or a shampoo from the natural foods store. Rinse and towel dry. Apply regular mayonnaise (not salad dressing) to the hair and massage in.
Let sit for 10-15 minutes, shampoo again lightly and rinse with an apple cider vinegar and water solution.
Brighten and widen blue eyes with burgundy mascara.
To strengthen brittle nails brush olive oil or vegetable oil on them.
To sooth razor bumps and razor burns you can crush an aspirin and mix with one cup of warm water and apply to shaved area or dip a washcloth into milk and apply lightly then rinse off.
Take Saw Palmetto supplements to stop unwanted facial hair growth. Try 320 mg daily if you start to develop dark facial hair.
Keep your skin looking young by taking Hyaluronic Acid supplements. Hyaluronic acid is a natural component of the body that decreases with age.
For puffy and swollen eyes, make a wet compress of 4 Tbsp. freshly grated raw potato. Place on the eyes for about 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
For dark cirles under eyes, cut a fresh fig in half, place a half over each eye.
Or wrap a grated raw potato in cheesecloth and apply to eyelids for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Switch to a satin pillowcase to keep your hair smooth. Cotton and synthetic pillowcases make your hair frizzy and rough.
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