Top Ten Home Beauty Remedies (And these actually work!)

by Angela Davis/@ladyadavis

Jersey Girls, we know that being beautiful is a blessing, but staying beautiful takes work! Maintenance to our hair, skin, nails, face, feet and body parts can be down-right exhausting. Whether you wear make-up or not, wear lashes, perm your hair, stay natural or rock extensions and/or weaves and hair pieces, beauty rituals are critical to maintaining the beautiful you. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to stay beautiful and young looking. In fact, you’d be surprised at how many of the items in your home will do the trick of expensive beauty products. They’ll keep you young and healthy looking so anything else you add to the mix, is just icing on the fabulous cake that is you.

Here’s our top ten home beauty tips with our favorite home products:

  1. Vaseline:   Put some on your feet before you go to bed and then put socks on. Do this every night for a couple of week and you’ll have soft heels in no time
  2. Baby oil:    Use this to remove any makeup.
  3. Cucumbers: They work great on puffy eyes.
  4. Olive Oil:  This is a great treatment to moisturize, condition and soften your hair. Put some in your hair for 10-20 minutes. Then wash it out. You can also put some on your nails before you go to bed at night to soften cuticles.
5. Coffee: This is the secret ingredient in many anti-celluite creams so why not go with the source? Take ground coffee beans and a little water to make a sort of paste. Spread over your thighs, wrap with Saran Wrap and let it sit for about 20-30 minutes.  Coffee also makes a great exfoliator. All you need is a quarter cup of ground coffee mixed with a tablespoon of salt or sugar. 6.   Preparation- H: This works to reduce the look of bags under your eyes 7.   Baking Soda and Lemon Juice: This works great to whiten your teeth. Squeeze the lemon juice onto the baking soda and then apply to your teeth. Let it sit for about a minute.  Be sure to brush afterwards to remove the acid. 8. Eggs:  They cover a multitude of sins. The proteins in a beaten works great to strengthen your hair.  Egg yolk and oatmeal make for a great face mask 9.   Manuka Honey: This works to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Put some on your face and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with warm water and then add moisturizer. 10. Tea Tee Oil: Apply directly to blemishes and/or acne to reduce inflammation and redness. There's many more homemade, household items that work great for keeping you beautiful. What's your secret?  

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