More Beauty Remedies

Sometimes skin problems just cannot be resolved without buying expensive drugstore or high-end products. But natural remedies can help take the pressure off your wallet.

For a Sunburn or over-tanned skin:

Aloe and Honey Mask

  • Mix 1 tsp. aloe gel and 1 tsp. honey, apply to skin and leave on for 10 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water.

Grape Facial

  • Crush 1 cup green grapes to a pulp. Add 1 tsp. honey or 1 egg yolk. Leave on damp skin for 15 min and then rinse.

For blemished skin:

Oatmeal Tomato Mask

  • Blend 1 ripe tomato, 1 tsp. lemon juice, and 1 tbsp. instant oatmeal or rolled oats. Apply to skin, making sure the mixture is staying on the blemished areas. Add a bit more oatmeal to thicken the mask, if necessary. Leave the mask on for 10 minutes, then scrub off with a clean washcloth dipped in lukewarm water.

For wrinkles:

Cucumber Cream

  • Blend ½ a cucumber (with skin) with 1 egg white, 2 tbsp. mayonnaise, and ½ cup olive oil. Apply morning and evening, and gently wipe off with tissues.

Freckles:

Wheat Flour Vinegar Scrub

  • Mix whole wheat flour with vinegar and apply to freckles and dark spots.

For acne or pimples: (each one of the below are separate remedies that can cure acne and pimples)

  • Nutmeg mixed with milk
  • 3 tbsp. honey mixed with 1 tsp. cinnamon powder overnight
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice mixed with 1 tsp. cinnamon powder
  • Fresh garlic
  • Fresh mint juice
  • Lime juice mixed with boiled milk
  • Equal parts lime juice and Rose water, leave for 20 min.
  • Grated potatoes

Dark circles under eyes: (each one the below are separate remedies that can help cure dark circles)

  • Cover eye with slices of raw potato or cucumber
  • Lemon juice 2 x a day
  • Crushed mint
  • Almond oil

*note: these remedies were taken from books, websites and handed down from my mother

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