Seven Tips for Natural Makeup and Skin Care

There are so many products out on the market for skin care and makeup. The problem is they are full of ingredients that you don’t know; let alone being expensive. There are natural methods to getting your makeup and skin care regime. Many of the following seven tips will already be in your fridge or kitchen cupboard!

Olive Oil and Berry Lipstick

Mix together some berries – raspberries, blackberries, pomegranet seeds, etc. – together with some olive oil and create your own lipstick.

This natural lipstick will keep your lips moist and smell great. The only thing you’ll have trouble doing is not licking it off your lips!

It costs a lot less than lipstick from the beauty store and you can make it as often or as little as you want.



Strawberry Masks to Reduce Acne

Acne is a common problem for all women. The creams over the counter don’t work as well as they say – if they did, how would the companies keep making money?

Make your own face mask with strawberries and lemon juice.

The antioxidants and acidic qualities will help to reduce the redness of the spots while helping to cleanse the skin underneath to avoid them in the future.

Use Baking Soda for Whiter Teeth

If you look at the ingredients in toothpaste, you will see one ingredient that is in all – baking soda. This is great for creating a white shine and perfect for the teeth.

Within a few weeks you will start to see them shinier than ever before. Don’t be worried about the plaque because baking soda has cleaning properties too.

In fact, it is a great cleaner for kitchen counters and floors!



Use Honey or Olive Oil for Moisturising

Don’t pay for the expensive moisturising creams. Yes they work but there is a cheaper alternative. Honey and olive oil are perfect.

The best thing about both is that they are good for sensitive skin. If you have babies, avoid the lotions and oils and opt for these natural methods to keep the skin soft and gentle.

Olive Oil and Egg Yolk for Dandruff

If you suffer from dandruff, don’t bother with the expensive shampoos. You can take care of it naturally with some olive oil and egg yolk mixed together.

Work the mixture into the scalp and leave it for a few minutes and then rinse.



Create a Blush with Dried Beets

Dried beets can be crushed into a powder form. This works great for a natural blush. No more having to spend a fortune over the counter.

You only need a little to make enough for your night out.

Exfoliate Your Skin with Oranges

Oranges are an excellent natural exfoliate, especially on the knees and elbows. The juice is full of vitamin C to help the immune system and leave the skin looking flawless.

Mixed with some salt and sugar, it will completely remove the dead skin and make your skin stand out. However, the acidic properties may be too much for sensitive skin.

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