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Salt scrub is great for exfoliating and moisturizing your skin. It can be made at home, with a few simple ingredients, and you can use recipes or take a chance on your own creations. It is also possible to add colorings and fragrances to the homemade product to make it more interesting and give it relaxing or invigorating properties.
Lemon and honey facial masks are easy to prepare and apply. The combination is great for the treatment of blackheads and can also be used to lighten and moisturize the skin. While it's useful enough with just these ingredients, there are also other variations that can increase its benefits.
When you buy expensive facial scrubs to take care of your skin, those expenses start to get heavy. To save a little money and avoid synthetics, there are several effective exfoliants you can do with items you probably already have at home. The type of scrub you use depends on your skin condition, so this article presents several of the best recipes to try and find the one that works best for you!
Did you know that you can make a lip balm or an amazing lip gloss without using beeswax? Vegans on duty or people who like natural recipes (but don't have wax at home) can make a moisturizing lip balm stick with coconut oil, shea butter, honey or castor oil, in varying proportions.
Effervescent bath salt bombs, also called "bath bombs", can be a lot of fun, but a little tricky to make. One reason is because one of the main ingredients, citric acid, is expensive and hard to find. This recipe solves that problem by using cream of tartar, a common cooking ingredient, instead of acid.
The conditioner is used to balance the hair's pH and restore the natural oils and shine to the threads after shampooing. A great way to save money and stop using too many chemicals on your hair is to make your own homemade conditioner. Also, most of the ingredients used in the preparation can be found at home.
At some point in your life, you may want or need to make your own concealer, either for lack of money or because you are tired of industrialized products that keep clogging your pores. There are several recipes that are cheap and easy to make:
Are you a fan of hairspray to give your hair texture but can't use it because of allergies? Hairsprays can be very effective, but they are often filled with aggressive chemicals that can damage the hair and provoke allergic reactions. Fortunately, it's easy to make homemade from common ingredients.
Do you like taking a bath, but aren't you a fan of the chemicals in foam mixes? Rest assured, it is possible to prepare your mixture with common, mild ingredients that you probably already have at home. Follow the recipes below and make the necessary adaptations according to your personal needs.
Can't you handle spending loads of money on expensive cosmetic products and facials anymore? So learn here how to leave your skin fresh and renewed in the comfort of your own home with homemade ingredients and basic products you probably already have at home.
Scented body oils don't always need to come from a store or boutique. Try making your own relaxing or fragrant massage oils. If you invent a successful recipe, you can even present your friends with a small decorative bottle of your homemade body oil.
Rose water is expensive and hard to find, but a homemade version is easy. It can be used to flavor sweets and cakes or to make homemade cosmetics. Another option is to apply it as a tonic or perfume to make the sheets smell good. Read on to discover four ways to make homemade rose water.
Is your cell phone battery bad? If you don't have time to take it to a service center, why not try to get it fixed at home? If the battery dies, remove and clean it (including its compartment) with a microfiber cloth. Seal the battery with wrapping paper and put it in the freezer for a few days if the above tip doesn't work.
When your cell phone or electronic device gets loose in your bag or pocket, the headphone jack can collect feathers and dust. Without good cleaning, even the connection of headphones can be impossible. However, it is possible to deal with the problem quickly and securely.
Your cell phone battery swelled and you don't know how to deal with the problem? With a little care, you will be able to get rid of the defective part safely and without major difficulties. Remove the battery and take it to a disposal center or service center for safe disposal.
Did you do the feat of dropping your cell phone in the water? Do not freak out. Even if it fell into the sink, toilet, or bathtub, you might still be able to save it. The most important thing is to act quickly. Take it out of the water as soon as possible, turn off the device, remove the battery and all accessories.
Below, you will find several techniques for popping the top of the spine. If you have had back and shoulder pain for a long time, see a doctor. Steps Method 1 of 4: Popping Your Own Column Step 1. Test standing back snapping It is a relatively safe technique that can be used at any time of the day.
Pinworms are small, worm-like parasites that are very itchy around the anus. The human body is able to fight light infestations, especially with the help of a home treatment, however, due to the extremely contagious nature of pinworms, it is recommended that medical treatment be sought so that the parasite can be eliminated quickly.
Herpes is a viral infection that affects many people. The problem is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) and is very contagious even when it is not apparent. In some rare cases, it can appear inside the nose, although it is more often located in the mouth and other areas of the face.
If you don't take good care of your back, you may experience stiffness and pain in the area from time to time. Generally, to resolve these conditions, just rest and take some painkiller. Still, if that's you, you have to take the situation seriously - as these can be the first signs of dehydration of your vertebral discs (and which, if left untreated, can lead to degeneration).