We have often heard people saying that beauty is just skin deep, but let’s accept it, we still want to look pretty with healthy and glowing skin and thick hair. But weather and pollution these days can unfortunately have an adverse effect on our body and can deteriorate the quality of our hair and skin.
Have you ever thought how actresses and models manage to look flawless all the time, even without makeup and how they have exceptionally good hair and skin? Well, we all know they use many beauty products, but for common people, there are e some home remedies, some beauty hacks the substitutes of those are very expensive, and which will give us the best results in no time. These beauty hacks will not just save us money but save our time as well. Also, with Nykaa offers, one can get the essential ingredients used in the above hacks at considerably low prices.
Following is the list of the beauty hacks to enhance the beauty of the skin:
- Baking soda! For the DANDRUFF
What people often hate the most when they wear black? Dandruff, of course! The grey and white flakes on our clothes. As opposed to the general belief, dandruff is not the result of only poor hygiene, but it is caused by the extremely dry skin or even very oily scalp, which attracts dust. Here is the best beauty hacks to prevent dandruff-
- Baking Soda- keeping the dandruff away
Strange though it may sound, but baking soda works like magic on tough dandruff problem. Take a handful of baking soda mixed with tea tree essential oil and rub it gently on your wet scalp and hair. Let it stay for 10 to 15 mins and wash your hair with normal water. Do not use shampoo or any other product. After the wash, let your hair dry naturally. Repeat this process twice a week and you will see the difference within 2 to 3 washes.
- DRY AND FRIZZY HAIR? Put on Banana and Honey Mask
There is no escape to summers and what effects it brings along. Dry air, and humidity are like nightmares. The hair becomes rebellious; extremely dry and thin and tends to break easily. Frizzy hair is every girl’s enemy. Here is the best beauty hack designed to keep hair frizz free-
Bananas are a great home remedy to save hair from frizz and provide it with the nourishment and conditioning, especially when mixed with honey. To make this hair mask, mash a banana and add two tbsp of honey to it. Add 2 drops of vitamin E oil. Apply this mask on your hair especially on the length. Leave it for 15 to 20 mins. Rinse your hair with mild shampoo and warm water. Apply this mask before every wash and you will have the hair you always wished for.
- Bye to TANNING with Milk and Lemon
Well, we play bias when it comes to love for nature because we switch our moods according to the climate we live in. Where, in winters in daylight we love to face the sun like no one else, while in summers we shy ourselves out like no one should see us. And the reason being TANNING. Well some of you might like it tanned skin but there are my friends who are still sick of getting uneven tanning and patchy skin by the grace of sun everyday in summers. Here is the best hack to help you fight against it-
- Milk and lemon- let them do the needful
Milk has been used since ages to fight tanning. But here is a twist. Take some milk in a bowl and squeeze a lemon in it. Lemon works as a bleaching agent. Add half a tbsp of salt to it (maintains pH balance). Apply it on your skin and massage it on the affected areas for 10 mins. Wash it with cold water and apply ice. Don’t use this more than twice a week. Your skin will get its natural tone back in no time.
- GLOWING SKIN with Aloe Vera
Glowing skin is every woman’s desire. But regular use of chemicals degrades the quality of the skin. But fret not, artificial products are not the only solution to glowing skin. Natural beauty product works equally well and has no side effects. Here is one of the best beauty hacks for it-
- Aloe Vera- the best natural healer
Aloe Vera gel produces ultimate results and is a solution to all skin problems. It heals the skin and revitalises it. In a bowl, mix turmeric with aloe vera gel, honey and milk. Add a few drops of Vitamin E oil. Massage it on the face and leave it for 15 mins. Rinse it with lukewarm water and pat dry with soft towel. Do this every week and you will notice the difference.
- WRINKLES, shoo-away with Olives & Moroccan Oil
Some of us say that wrinkles are a sign of experience. But in reality, how far do we really like wrinkles. Hence, we try different things to be "YOUNG FOREVER" (lalalala) but how many of those really make the mark? Out of all the beauty advices you have ever gotten, this beauty hack will work the best and will give you the results to remove the fine lines and wrinkles and to adore your beauty like you never grew up after 16.
- Olive oil and Moroccan Argon oil
There can be nothing better on wrinkles than a combination of natural oils. For this, take equal quantities of both the oils and mix them together. You can store it in a bottle for regular use. Before sleeping, take the oil in your palm, warm it by rubbing it with your fingers and apply it all over your face. Massage for 2 mins and leave it overnight. In the morning wash your face with lukewarm water and apply any moisturiser. Follow this regularly, and your wrinkles will start to fade away.
- Mask up for MAKEUP REMOVAL
Special occasions are an invitation to a little or sometimes heavy makeup. At times we are too lazy to remove makeup which clogs the pores and causes harsh effect on the skin making it dull and rough. To make it easy for you, out of all the hacks which you come across on the internet, this is the easiest and a natural one
Add olive oil and lemon to rose water. Store it in a spray bottle. Shake it well before every use. Spray it all over the face. And clean it with cotton. It will not only remove the makeup instantly but will also give a refreshing feel to the face. It will also protect the face from the harsh effects of the makeup.
- EYELASHES made beautiful with castor oil
People have always longed for thick and long eyelashes as it adds to their beauty. For decades, people have been using various products to enhance their lashes. But these products in long run make eyelashes weak and tender. Here is a natural beauty hack to get the eyelashes you have always wished for.
It is the best remedy in order to get voluminous lashes. Apply castor oil with a brush directly on your eyelashes before going to bed. You can also add a few drops of essential oils to the oil. Leave it overnight and wash it off with lukewarm water in the morning. Your eyes will become healthy and long.
- LIPS- dip into beet-root and sugar
Lips are the most sensitive part of ones’ face. Just as intake of water is very important to keep them healthy from inside, and it is equally important to take proper care from outside. Also our face gets it true shine from pink and healthy lips. And to know how this can be done you can follow this tip-
Beetroot has been used for the lips by many queens in the ancient time to get pink lips. This time there is a trick. In a bowl, add 4 to 5 spoons of beetroot juice, and a small tbsp of sugar.. Also, add a little shea butter to it. Mix it well and scrub it gently on lips. Gently wipe the lips with a wet cotton. This will exfoliate the skin and make lips soft. For speedy effects, you can use this hack daily.
- BRITTLE NAILS call for Tea Tree vitamins
Everyone loves long and well-kept nails. But brittle nails can be very annoying. Fake nails cannot always be the solution. Here are ways to treat brittle nails naturally. With a healthy diet, there are some ways to solve this problem-
- Tea tree oil and Vitamin E oil
Soak your hands in warm water for 10 mins and gently wipe them with a towel. Then in a bowl, mix tea tree oil and vitamin oil. Apply it on your nails and cuticles. Massage them for a few minutes. Leave it on for half an hour. Then softly wipe your fingers with a soft cloth. Repeat this every alternate day and your nails will grow fast and become stronger.
Aren’t these beauty hacks simply yet amazing? What more can one ask for after all? Take up the artist in you and extract the goodness from natural ingredients for your skin. Moreover, these measures are highly benefiting because they involve all the natural ingredients causing no damage to your body.