9 Beauty Secrets In Your Kitchen

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Do you know that your kitchen is full of beauty secrets? You don't need to explore them, but just catch hold of them and use them. We will share with you today in this article, a list of kitchen remedies that you can use on your face and hair.

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These natural beauty remedies are more effective and safe than the conventional chemical beauty treatments. You don't need to spare extra time for this, as you can even use these remedies while working in your kitchen.

In this way, you will get a glowing skin and shiny hair in a matter of minutes. Why waste time at a saloon, when you can get all the skin and hair treatments right at home and that too in a cost-effective manner.

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You can make a good use of these natural ingredients to enhance your beauty and this works well for both housewives and working ladies. So, here is a list of natural kitchen beauty secrets for you to use in your everyday life. Read the article and find out the secrets of a glowing skin and bouncy hair.

Sugar

Sugar can be used as a best natural scrub for your skin. All you have to do is mix some sugar with honey, olive oil or coconut oil. Rub it gently over your face in a circular motion for 10 minutes. It removes all the dirt, oil and dead cells from your face, which are trapped inside the skin pores. It brings back the youthful glow to your skin.

Eggs

Never forget the power of an egg in tightening your face and bringing back the lost elasticity.Eggs are packed with proteins that are good for your skin and hair. Mix egg white with few drops of olive oil or almond oil. Apply it on to your face and massage gently, wash after 20 minutes. For hair, mix a whole egg with curds and then apply this mixture on to the scalp. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo after 15 minutes.

Honey

Honey is a natural cleanser and moisturiser. You can apply plain raw honey on your face or mix it with a few drops of rose water to get a natural blush. It also prevents wrinkles and fine lines. Honey also has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It treats skin infections, acne and pimples as well.

Baking Soda

A pinch of baking soda is all you need to keep your face free from acne and pimples. You can also make its scrub by mixing it with honey, olive oil and a mild face wash to make a paste. This paste can be used as a scrub and face wash. Baking soda also makes your teeth white and also can be used under the arms as an antiperspirant.

Olive Oil

Beauty benefits of olive oil have been known to mankind for centuries. You can use olive oil on your face as well as on hair. A massage on your scalp with hot olive oil promotes hair growth and prevents hair fall. It also makes your hair shiny and bouncy. For skin, mix some olive oil with rose water and massage your face gently with it before going to bed.

Strawberries

You can use strawberries as a natural scrub and an exfoliater for your skin. Mash some strawberries and add a pinch of baking soda to it. Rub it on to your skin gently, especially on the sunburnt areas, to soothe the pain. It heals sunburns and makes the skin glowing too. You can also brush your teeth with this paste.

Tomatoes

Tomato juice works well as a skin toner and also adds glow to your skin. It also removes excess oil from your skin, tightens up the skin and closes up the open pores. Apply some ripe tomato juice on to your face. You can also cut a tomato and rub a slice of it on to your face for 10 minutes.

Milk And Milk Cream

Both milk and milk cream (malai) can be used on your skin. Milk acts as a natural cleanser and moisturiser. You can mix milk with honey and apply it on to your face. You can also apply milk on to your feet and cracked heels, as the acid in milk softens the hard skin. You can regularly apply milk cream for best results. Soak your feet in warm milk for 15 minutes. You can also add some oil, such as cococnut oil, in the milk.

Oatmeal

The saponins present in oatmeal removes the dirt and oil from the skin. Oatmeal acts as a best natural scrub for your skin, as it is mild on your face yet effective. Mix oatmeal with honey to make a scrub and gently rub it on to your skin.

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Story first published: Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 17:00 [IST]
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