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What To Do With Extra Dinner Ingredients? 35 Simple And Natural Beauty Hacks Everyone Should Know

What To Do With Extra Dinner Ingredients? 35 Simple And Natural Beauty Hacks Everyone Should Know

Real beauty shines from the inside out. You have been eating healthy but cannot afford to let the extra ingredients spoil?Make optimum use of all the good stuff with their beneficial nutrients to solve your beauty woes.

1. Get frizz free hair with coconut milk.

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    Massage coconut milk onto your scalp and leave on for about 30 minutes. Rinse and shampoo.It contains vitamin E and healthy fats, which can prove effective in moisturizing hair.

    2. Deep condition your hair with beer shampoo plus conditioner.

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      Mix two tablespoons of shampoo with three-quarters of a cup of beer. Massage it well to hair and scalp and rinse off with water. It contains the mineral silica that improves hair thickness.

      3. Eliminate dandruff with egg yolk.

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        Egg yolk can be mixed with yogurt and massaged on the scalp. Wear a shower cap. Wait 30 minutes before shampooing.Egg yolk consists of large quantities of fatty acids and vitamin A. The fatty acids in egg yolk remove dandruff and Vitamin A stimulates the scalp’s natural oils which decreases dryness in the hair.

        4. Get shiny soft hair with apple cider vinegar.

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          Add quarter cup apple cider vinegar to 3 cups distilled water. Pour over your hair as the final rinse. It will leave your hair feeling soft and removes buildup. Good for all hair types. ACV contains potassium which is a required nourishment for healthy hair. Apple cider vinegar also balances the ph level of your hair.

          5. Regrow hair with onion.

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            Rub the juice of a onion on your scalp thoroughly and shampoo after 15 minutes.Onions are high on sulfur content that helps in increasing blood circulation,opens up the pores of your hair follicles that were blocked and prevents scalp infections.

            6. Reduce facial hair with turmeric.

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              It has been found that turmeric curbs growth of facial hair. Blend a pinch of turmeric in three tablespoons of milk and apply all over your face. After five minutes scrub your face with any natural face scrub and wash it off. Over time you will see the difference.

              7. Treat sunburn with cucumber

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                Apply cucumber juice on sunburn and leave it on for 10 minutes. Cucumber juice has analgesic properties. It is also a natural toner which you can follow up after your cleansing routine.

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                8. Restore stressed out skin with coconut water

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                  The antioxidant factors present in coconut water help in the removal of free radicals resulting from sun, pollution and emotional stress. Splash it on your face and wash off after 15 minutes.

                  9. Soothe a puffy face with pineapple.

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                    Pineapple juice provides collagen and amino acids that make your skin look healthy and young. Apply thick pineapple juice and wait 10 minutes before washing it off.

                    10. Get smooth elbows and knees with orange

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                      Cut an orange slice in the middle and rub on rough elbows and knees then wash off.The vitamin A in Orange removes dryness which is caused by deficiency in vitamin A.

                      11. Pumpkin facial scrub

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                        Take half a cup of puréed pumpkin, cooked or canned. Add half cup brown sugar.Mix the ingredients into a paste. Using circular motion, apply to face and gently scrub. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water.Pumpkins are rich in alpha-hydroxy acids that exfoliate dead cells and are rich in antioxidants that will refresh your face.

                        12. Cleanse dry skin with yogurt

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                          Just rub a tablespoon of yogurt in circular motion all over your face and leave on for 10 minutes before washing it off. This natural moisturizing cleanser with lactic acid will make your face glow.

                          13. Get long lashes with green tea

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                            Squeeze out the liquid and keep used Green Tea bags over your eyes. Green tea has flavonoids that unclog follicles and stimulate hair growth.

                            14. Cure dark under eye circles with potato

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                              Grind half a potato and divide into two. Tie them in muslin cloths and place them over your eyes.Stay that way for 10 minutes then remove and rinse thoroughly. It removes puffiness too. Potatoes have Vitamin C and minerals that have bleaching properties that are beneficial to the delicate eye area.

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                              15. Whiten your teeth with strawberry

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                                Cut a strawberry into half and rub your teeth to get whitest white clean teeth. Strawberries contain malic acid, a tooth whitening agent.

                                16. Remove Blackheads and Acne with honey-cinnamon

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                                  Mix two tablespoons of honey with one teaspoon cinnamon powder and apply on your face especially on acne. Wash it off after 20 minutes or until it dries off. Applying this moisturizing face mask will help in removing blackheads, fine lines, acne and acne scars and revitalize your skin. Don’t be bothered by tingling sensation caused by cinnamon. Honey counteracts by its soothing effect. Honey has anti microbial properties while cinnamon clears up clogged pores and brings oxygen to the skin surface.

                                  17. Soft beautiful hands with almonds

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                                    Mix ground almonds with milk or honey and gently massage on your hands. Leave on for five minutes and wash off.Almonds are rich in Vitamin E and omega-3 that helps to keep the skin soft and healthy.

                                    18. Exfoliate your body with olive oil

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                                      Mix a quarter cup Olive Oil to half cup Brown Sugar to make a low-cost body exfoliator. Olive oil does not strip off natural oils during exfoliation while it’s antioxidants make your skin healthy. Brown sugar is a natural exfoliator.

                                      19. Close open pores with tomato

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                                        Rub tomato halves on your face to close open pores. Or apply it’s juice and wash off after 10 minutes. The vitamin C tones the skin and shrinks open pores effectively.

                                        20. Soothe tired achy feet with sea salt

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                                          Combine half-cup sea salt and five drops lavender essential oil in a basin filled with warm water. Soak your feet and feel the tiredness melt away. Lavender relaxes while sea-salt stimulates circulation.

                                          21. Achieve blemish- free skin with watermelon

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                                            Grind a watermelon slice and squeeze it’s juice. Apply the juice all over your face. Wash it off after 10 minutes.Watermelon contains 92 percent water that hydrates your skin thus promoting collagen and acts as a toner giving young blemish free complexion.

                                            22. Remove dullness of skin with mango

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                                              Rub a slice of mango on your face and let it dry then wash off to experience smooth, soft and tight skin. Or just use the peels. Rub the insides and cover your face with the peels for 15 minutes. Remove and rinse.Vitamin A and Beta carotene in this fruit restore, rejuvenate and revive your skin with vigor as well as add shine to your skin.

                                              23. Get rid of acne scars with nutmeg

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                                                Mix a quarter teaspoon ground nutmeg with milk to make a thick paste enough to dab on the scars – do a spot treatment. Let it dry then wash off with lukewarm water. Or spritz rose water to remove as well as to calm the tingling sensation. Do it daily and see the scars disappear.

                                                24. Rejuvenate your body with oatmeal

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                                                  To exfoliate and rejuvenate your skin, try oatmeal bath. Mix 2/3 cup cooked in water oatmeal, 2/3 cup powdered milk, and two teaspoons lavender oil in a blender. Put the mixture in a muslin fabric and tie off to make a bag, to drain the excess water. Apply this mixture on your body. Wait till it dries and wash it off with lukewarm water.Oatmeal baths contain vitamins, minerals and lipids which helps lock in moisture and softens skin.

                                                  25. Get fragrant glowing skin with rose petals

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                                                    Used few rose petals for garnishing dessert? You can make use of the remaining by scattering them in your bath. You can also add mint/ basil leaves and soak.Rosa damascene and Moroccan rose are ideal. Rose has high amounts of Vitamin C, is great for sensitive skin, is moisturizing and closes open pores. This fragrant bath will leave your body glowing.

                                                    26. Moisturize your feet with banana

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                                                      Mix mashed banana with whipped cream to make your own foot cream. Smear it on your feet, keep on for 15 minutes and wash off. Banana contains Vitamin A that restores the lost moisture and repairs the damaged and dry skin.

                                                      27. Make your nails healthy with lemon

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                                                        Rubbing lemon halves on your nails will make them strong and it’s natural bleaching properties will remove discoloration as well.

                                                        28. Detoxifying toner using champagne

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                                                          Champagne contains only 14 percent alcohol which is from the fermentation of grapes. Its antioxidants help even out the skin tone. Bubbles helps constrict pores making skin tight thereby providing that radiant glow. It’s great for normal to oily skins. Just dip cotton wool into a teaspoon of champagne and wipe your face with it.

                                                          29. Combat aging skin with peach

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                                                            Peel and mash two peaches and add two tablespoons whipped cream. Apply to face and let it rest for about 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water. It is a great source of Vitamin C that is beneficial for youthful skin.

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                                                            30. Bleach your face with spinach

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                                                              Grind spinach leaves and add few drops of lemon juice to make a wonderful natural bleach. Leave it on for about 20 minutes before washing off. Vitamin K, folate, vitamin A in spinach and vitamin C in lemon give a radiant, clear complexion.

                                                              31. Cure cracked heels with coconut oil

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                                                                Massage your foot with coconut oil, wear socks and let it work overnight. Coconut has comuaric acid that improves skin health whereas it’s fatty acids moisturize.

                                                                32. Refresh tired face with carrots

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                                                                  For skin rejuvenation, grated carrot, or its juice, applied on the face for 15 minutes and washed off, is excellent. It contains Vitamin A,beta carotene and antioxidants that revitalize skin tone leaving you with a healthy glow.

                                                                  33. Cure dry chapped lips with cilantro

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                                                                    Rub cilantro leaves or apply it’s juice to get soft kissable lips. It’s anti bacterial and anti inflammatory properties act like a balm on dark dry lips.

                                                                    34. Get glowing with avocado

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                                                                      A scrub that is great for all skin types. Rub the fruit all over your body to make your skin glowing and fresh. It contains
                                                                      Carotenoids, Vitamin E, Oleic acid and Omega 9 fatty acids- all of which keep your skin healthy, young and moisturized.

                                                                      35. Treat sensitive skin with chamomile

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                                                                        Take two tablespoons unprocessed wheat bran or oats, three tablespoons chamomile tea infusion,one teaspoon honey. Mix ingredients together and apply. After 10 minutes rinse off with rest of the chamomile infusion. Chamomile is healing, rich in anti-oxidants and moisturizes resulting in a glowing complexion.

                                                                        Pampering yourself provides relaxation and looking your best can boost your self- confidence. Try these cost- effective, time- tested all natural remedies and glow from inside and out.

                                                                        Featured photo credit: Simple and Natural Beauty Hacks/Yaksheeta Sri via flickr.com

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