Are you tired of buying multiple beauty products that you may only use a few times a year?
If so, how about trying these seven easy and inexpensive beauty tricks. These are the tricks of the beauty trade you ought to know.
1. Tone Your Skin
Toners are excellent to reduce pores and replenish skin so that it appears younger and smoother.
Since one of the key ingredients in toners is witch hazel, just purchase a bottle and use that instead.
You can find some of the best witch hazel in your local health food store.
2. Create the Appearance of Freshly Washed Hair
Dry shampoo has been around for quite some time.
However, in recent years specialists recommend that you do not wash your hair daily as it strips its natural moisture.
So they now recommend using dry shampoo, which is more or less a powder, to wash your hair.
This is perfect for those last minute touch ups before going out the door.
Simply sprinkle a bit of baby powder with cornstarch on your hands and rub it throughout your hair, be sure to get down to the roots.
Then, comb and brush as normal until the powder disappears.
3. Hide Acne
Acne can flare up for a variety of reasons. However, you can combat that with a little-known trick – eye drops.
Recall that if your eyes are red, puffy, and irritated, a few drops of eye drops can work it out.
Eye drops shrink your blood vessels that help reduce red, irritated eyes.
The same holds true for a pimple. Eye drops active ingredient helps remove the redness from your pimple.
4. Reduce Puffy Eyes
If you aren’t getting enough sleep or are stressed lately, you’re sure to have puffy eyes.
One great and easy way to reduce the effects are to steep a tea bag for a few minutes, allow it to cool, and then place it on the puffy area of your eyes.
There are a few other options to use that may be in your home as well:
- Cucumber slices
- Chilled spoons
- Hydrocortisone cream
5. Create Soft Lips
Brushing your lips is an excellent way to achieve soft, smooth lips.
You remove the dead skin cells easily and gently. However, to keep them conditioned, load your lips up with petroleum jelly.
Place a small piece of plastic wrap over your lips (be sure to breathe through your nose).
Allow to sit for five minutes and then remove the plastic wrap.
Brush your lips with your toothbrush and rinse your lips well with warm water.
6. Exfoliate Naturally
There are many natural exfoliation recipes out there.
However, how would you like to exfoliate in one easy step, with no mixing involved?
Grab a kiwi, peel it and mash it well. Rub this all over your face in a circular motion.
Kiwi is rich in vitamin C, to combat wrinkles and age spots. The tiny seeds work as a great exfoliant.
7. Allude to Whiter Teeth
If you’ve decided that you want whiter teeth, there is a vast amount of whitening products available on the market.
None, however, works overnight, but there is something you can do in the meantime to allude to whiter teeth.
Bright colors such as red, berry, and brown, all have a yellow undertone; they really stand out against your teeth, causing them to appear more yellow.
Stick with colors that have a blue undertone to give the appearance of a whiter smile.
Do you have any inexpensive beauty tricks that work for you? Tell us about them.
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