12 Beauty Hacks (including DIY) That You Need to know! ~part 2

The term Beauty Hack refers to any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity, efficiency, with less money, as a solution for beauty issues.

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Dry Shampoo
Ok, you are in a hurry and you don’t have time to wash, dry and make your hair and you’ve run out of dry shampoo! No worries!
DIY dry shampoo:
For blondes: use just a little bit of corn flour
For brunettes: mix a little bit of corn flour and cocoa powder
Extra tip: If you want to go a little bit further, add to your mixture few drops of eucalyptus essential oil (for hair growth). [Read more]

 

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How to clean deeply your face pores – DIY face scrub
People with oily skin tend to have large open pores, especially on cheeks and nose. It is essential to treat them every day in order to clean, moisturize them and shrink them.
1) Mix 1 teaspoon of coconut oil with 1 teaspoon Epsom salt. The combination of both will make the skin to absorb better the magnesium of Epsom salt.
2) Place in a bowl 1spoon of gram flour with 1spoon of rice flour and 1spoon of fresh milk and 1teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Mix them well until you will make a smooth paste, add lemon juice or more gram flour if needed.
[Read more]

 

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Plumper lips
Exfoliate your lips for a smoothest lipstick application with a toothbrush for 20 – 60 seconds.  This will slough off the dead skin and will make your lips smoother, plumper and sexier. [Read more]

 

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DIY Anti-Acne face mask
Mix well 1 tablespoon of tea bag of green tea (or Matcha green tea), 1 tablespoons of organic honey, 3 teaspoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Leave the mask for 15 – 20 minutes, and then wash it with lukewarm water. Remember, before you apply a mask, make sure that your pores or generally your face are clean. [Read more]

 

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Do you want natural hair volume?
Use 1 tablespoon of Epsom salts and the same amount of shampoo that you’re using every time, massage your hair for 2 minutes and leave it on for 5-10 minutes. Wash your hair with lukewarm water and apply your conditioner as you would normally do. [Read more]

 

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Whiter teeth at home
The coconut oil pulling is an Ayurvedic medicine that is great for oral detoxification because it has antifungal and antibacterial properties. Swishing a spoonful of coconut, every morning for 20 minutes, can heal your gums, helps for a fresher breathwhiter teeth, and healthier skin[Read more]

 

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Improve skin texture
Make at your home DIY coffee oil and apply it to a clean face to improve the skin texture, reduce the appearance of cellulite and dark circles, tighten the skin, prevent fine lines and wrinkles. [Read more]

 

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How to make natural DIY hair highlights
Combine juice from one large lemon and 2 tablespoons organic honey in a jar and shake well. Apply it for at least 3 hours daily or every other day. You will need few applications to see a difference as the results may. [Read more]

 

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DIY lip scrub
Mix fresh lemon juice with sugar for the best lip exfoliation ever! No chapped lips anymore! [Read more]

 

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Long nails
In order to grow your hair, you need to make DIY hair masks aren’t? Guess what!! And for nails too! Try by mixing well, in a small bowl, ¾ warm olive oil, ¼ warm avocado oil, 2-4 olive leaves (cut them in two or three), and 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Let the mixture cool a little bit but not too much and let your nails sit in the mixture for 5’ and then gently massage your nails and the skin around them for another 5’. This recipe will help them to heal, moisturize and grow extremely fast! [Read more]

 

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How to get rid of unwanted hairs (bleaching)
When I am in hurry and I don’t have time for laser or threading my facial hair I prepare the magical mixture. I combine well 2 teaspoons of oxydose and 1 teaspoon of ammonia. Sometimes, when I don’t have enough oxydose I am adding to the mixture a little bit of mustard oil or (hands) cream wash. I apply the mixture on a clean face for 5-8 minutes maximum and I wash it with plenty of lukewarm water!! This hack is lasting for at least 3-7 weeks. [Read more]

 

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DIY Body Wrap to lose weight
(My all-time fave) Mix baking soda and Vicks VapoRub until you have a paste. Be careful as the baking soda may bother you a little bit. [Read more]

 

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