Simple and healthy DIY products – Natural Body Scrub – Dry Shampoo….
Simple and healthy DIY products
Traditionally, Indian homes have had plenty of natural food based beauty solutions. From organic shampoos,face packs,everything came from the kitchen. Now a days ,skincare is a large industry,with the promise of beauty and smooth,fragrant skin,being marketed through beautiful packaging and colourful vibrant potions. It has become crucial to consider what goes inside those attractives packaged products chemicals and artificial products. Skin is the largest organ in the human body. what we massage into,it enters our blood stream. We must be mindful of the ingredients present in the products ..toothpaste,shampoo,body scrub ….. Here how you can make body scrub and dry shampoo …
Some simple DIY products can be made with easily available items from your kitchen.
Natural Body Scrub – Using coffee,sugar,cinnamon and coconut oil
- Coffee grounds – 1/2 cup
(use leftover coffee grounds after making filter coffee or fresh coffee powder (not instant coffee powder) (Caffeine which helps reduce skin inflammation the bean particles exfoliate and remove dead skin, leaving softer,smoother and tighter skin)
- Organic crystallised sugar (white sugar) – 2 tbsp
- Coconut Oil – 2 tbsp
(most versatile beauty products it has moisturising and antibacterial properties)
- Cinnamon powder – 2 tsp
(helps stimulate blood vessels and plumps up the skin,removing wrinkles)
- Mix the ingredients together. Store in a glass har and refrigerate it
- Use within three to four days. While showering take a spoon of this homemade scrub and massage it into the skin in a circular motion
- Use it more often in areas with cellulite the coffee beans and the massaging motion will help reduce it
- This scrub can be used once or twice a week
- Avoid using this on your face because the granules are too coarse for facial skin
Home made dry shampoo – Dry Shampoo Ingredients
- Arrowroot powder
- Cocoa powder
- An old make-up brush to apply
Mix equal parts of arrowroot powder and cocoa powder in a bowl.
Sprinkle this mixture on the greasy parts of your scalp near the roots and use vow fingertips or brush to tussle your hair to spread the mixture evenly. Comb your hair to spread it further
Tip: You can use corn flour instead of arrowroot powder
Black heads remover
- Baking soda, honey
- Mix two tablespoons of baking soda with one tablespoon of honey
- Apply this thick sticky paste onto your face and leave for around 15 minutes.
- Scrub slightly as you wash it off.