There should be a balance between living a healthy and beautiful lifestyle. Unfortunately, a lot of people out there are striving to be beautiful but forget how to stay healthy; thereby spending so much money on beauty products but forgetting to invest in healthy foods. Fact is; healthy living will naturally lead to a beautiful lifestyle. Simple example is that consuming greens daily could naturally eliminate wrinkles and regular exercise will help keep your body in shape, your skin firm and your brain sharp.
Here are lists of herbal beauty products that will save you money while making you look more beautiful.
Honey for healthy Lips: Cracked lips are common conditions most people face due to some factors from dehydration and sun exposure but a tea spoon of honey is enough to do the magic. Just apply honey regularly every day or whenever you think your lips need to be moisturized.
Cucumber for Bright Eyes: Swollen eyes could be a problem in the morning but there is one excellent beauty hack you could find in your refrigerator to deal with this condition; it is cucumber. Just slice some cucumber and apply it to your swollen eyes for a couple of minutes and swollen eyes will be away in no time. Cucumber has some anti-inflammatory properties and contains a lot of water. This makes it great for hydrating the area around the eyes and reducing swollen eyes giving them a bright look instead.
Lemon for Radiant Skin: You always find your skin dull and unhealthy no matter how often you wash. Why not try adding lemon to your facial treatment? Lemon is rich in vitamin C which promotes the production of collagen that is responsible for the firmness of the skin. What you need to do is just apply the lemon juice to your face and leave it for some minutes or overnight. The result will be a bright, clear and radiant skin. Apply it every night and regularly for excellent result.
Olive Oil for Dry Skin Mask: Dry skin could lead to conditions like acne and dull skin and even premature wrinkles. Just add olive oil to your favourite face mask made of natural stuff like fruits or leaves to help moisturized your skin naturally while at the same time removing the sign of premature aging.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Oily Skin: You must be surprised that the benefits of apple cider vinegar are not only for health but also for beautiful routine. Those who have problems with oily skin must have known how difficult it is to maintain a face with excessive oil because oily skin is closely related to shiny face, broken make up, acne, pimples, dull skin and so on. There is no way to deal with this condition than by controlling the oil production and adding apple cider vinegar to your favourite face mask. This could help in suppressing the excessive production of oil on skin.
Egg white as Natural Blackhead Remover: Blackhead can be really annoying. But not to worry as egg white can do amazing things on your skin in remove blackheads. Simply masking the face with the egg white and washing with cold water has proven to be very effective in closing the pores.
Sea Salt for Fresh Pores: Healthy pores are the key to healthy face. However, to maintain healthy and fresh pores you need to open it regularly to eliminate dead skin cells. There are a lot of scrubs you can find in the market, but it will interest you to know that the salt you have in your kitchen can do the trick as excellently as those beauty products. Sea salt help exfoliate the skin by removing the dead skill cells and revealing the real beauty of your skin.
Shea Butter: Shea butter is excellent to be used on the skin year in year out. Since ancient time, Shea butter has been used to protect the skin from the worst effect of sun exposure. It contains specific ingredients that act as a sun block while at the same time as a skin moisturizer that treats dry skin naturally.
Garlic as Acne Solution: Garlic is one of the spices commonly found in the kitchen but not everyone knows that it is an excellent ingredient to naturally getting rid of acne. All you need to do is take a clove of garlic and chop one of the edges to release the juice. Apply it directly to acne or pimples and leave it overnight. The anti-inflammatory properties found in garlic will help reduce infection while at the same time the anti-bacteria will kill the bacteria that cause the infection.
Aloe Vera for Nourished Hair: Aloe Vera has so many health benefits which even your hair can benefit from. The jelly-like texture of aloe Vera is excellent to be used as a natural conditioner to reduce dandruff, prevent hair loss, keep the hair moisture and give you a smooth, nourished and healthy hair. Apply it regularly to your hair and scalp for excellent result.
Natural and herbal beauty products are not going to give you instant solution to your beauty problems but they are indeed the best solution in long term because they come with zero side effects, little or no expense and most importantly have long lasting benefits.
By Mercy Kukah