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Natural Beauty Tips: 10 Best Homemade Skincare to Try

The best Natural homemade skincare tips are becoming a trend as it becomes thriving in the beauty community. Different terminologies related to it like “natural skincare”, “organic” and “paraben-free” have
grown through the years. More people are becoming knowledgeable and genuinely interested
to apply it to their lifestyle. Having a healthy alternative than the usual commercialized
products seems to be saving more pennies and has even better results.

Did you know that healthy skincare can be found at home? Natural beauty can be achieved
most affordably and conveniently by discovering some simple homemade skincare. If your
skin needs a little treat after the long stressful hours at work, then try relaxing your skin with
these soothing natural ingredients around the kitchen and add some personal touch if you

Here is a list of the best treatment for skincare you can make at home:

DIY Coffee Scrub

fresh ground coffee

Coffee is a good source of nutrients and antioxidants that may benefit the skin, scalp, and hair. Other people consider using coffee grounds for exfoliating skin and treating acne. Now you
know what to do with those extra coffee grounds left in the kitchen.

The Coffee Body Scrub Recipe

8oz. mason jar5 tbsp coffee grounds
1 cup of sugar (white or brown)
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp peppermint extract
1 tsp vanilla extract

Avocado Hair Mask

Avocado oil help moisturize and protect skin from damaging UV rays and also increase
collagen metabolism. No wonder it is one best ingredients to use for skincare. This fruit is
also high in Vitamin B and Vitamin E which also helps in promoting a healthy scalp and hair.

The Avocado Hair Mask Recipe

fresh halved avocado

1/2 ripe avocado
1 tablespoon raw coconut oil, softened
1/4 teaspoon Vitamin E oil

Using White Eggs as Anti Wrinkle Serum

fresh eggs in a box

The benefit of egg whites is helping reduce greasy skin and acne on the face. It also serves as
a form of the protective layer in avoiding sunburn and blisters. Making it an anti-wrinkle
serum, the chilled eggs act as a firming agent which essentially fills in the wrinkles on the
surface of the skin. The only ingredient is the fresh chilled white eggs.

Honey and Milk Sunburn Relief

honey sunburn relief
parenting first

Sunburn can be a serious dilemma in our skincare. Two natural ingredients to ease sunburn
are milk and honey. As milk contains lactic acid, it serves as a gentle exfoliant in removing
dead skin. Meanwhile, the honey contributes to the soothing part of not leaving the skin too
dry after exfoliating.

Here is a simple procedure making honey and milk easy homemade skincare for sunburn

Grind the 1/2 cup of oats
Add the powder to 1/4 cup of milk and few tablespoons of honey
Mix both thoroughly
Apply to your skin for 20 minutes

Green Tea and Grape Fruit Toner

grapefruit tini
Thirsty for Tea

Grapefruits contain lycopene known to reduce redness and inflammation of the skin. Ultimately, it helps to even out skin tone for a smooth complexion. The therapeutic element
of green tea helps soothes the surface of the skin. Combining these two can be perfect as a toner.

Green Tea and Grape Fruit Toner Recipe

2 green tea bags steeped in 1 cup of water and cooled
1/4 cup witch hazel
juice of 1/2 of a red grapefruit

Homemade Lip Sugar Scrub

natural sugar scrub

When exposed to different climates, there is a skin cell build-up on the lips that caused it to be
flaky at times. As a homemade skincare solution, sugar and honey are the best solutions.

Here is the easy procedure:

Mix one teaspoon of honey with two teaspoons of sugar
Massage the mixture into your lips and leave for 10 minutes or so
Remove with the help of wet face washer

Moisturizing Aloe Face Mask

fresh aloe vera
The practical planter

The secret is already out about the power of the aloe vera plant in terms of skincare. It has a
variety of skin health benefits such as moisturizer and acne treatment. It also has this pumping
and glowing boosting effect for any type of skin. Isn’t it amazing?

How to make an aloe face mask at home?

Mix 1/2 tablespoon of almond milk with a tablespoon of brown sugar until it dissolves.

Add four tablespoons of aloe vera juice or gel.

Apply the mixture onto the face and stay for 15-20 minutes

Remove with warm water and use a soft & clean towel to dry face

Calming Lavender Lotion

fresh lavendar in the field

One desirable scent for relaxation and slow evenings is the fragrance of lavender. For
skincare, it soothes the skin and has the ability to lessen acne, lighten skin and reduce
wrinkles. In modern times, it is widely used by perfume companies in the world.

The good news is homemade lavender lotion is possible by this simple recipe:

1/3 cup of coconut oil
2 tbsp beeswax (12oz bar)
5 drops lavender essential oil

Cucumber Eye Mask

cucumber eye mask

We love cucumbers in our skin! It is popular in the beauty community because it has proven
many times how it can make skin glow instantly. Silica is known as the beauty mineral found
in cucumbers that essentially help soothe inflammation and prevent blemishes. It also helps
calm the puffy eyes when you have dark circles under your eye. Also check out our facial toning tips.

What is the procedure for a cucumber eye mask?

Take a cold cucumber out of the fridge

Grate it in round or circles

Rest your head back and apply it on the closed eyes for the cool and soothing effect

Pore Minimizing Citrus Scrub

fresh lemons

There are times when looking at the mirror feels embarrassing because of these large pores. It
happens when the skin is producing high levels of oil and reducing the elasticity around pores. Citric acid from lemons can help reduce the excessive oil for its drying effect.

Here are the ingredients to combine in making a homemade skincare pore minimizing scrub:

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoon honey
2 drops of tea tree oil
1 to 2 tablespoons of ground oatmeal

Making homemade skincare helps us save money and care better for the needs of our skin. Indeed, it is fascinating to discover that something pure and simple is more beneficial to
pamper our skin in the comfort of our homes. Do you have anything in mind to add to the list? Share your thoughts about homemade
skincare you use at home by leaving comments in this blog