Craving a Pampering? Get Out the Kitchen Staples!
We've talked a lot about using kitchen staples for eating, but what about beautifying? Why not make tonight an at-home spa night with these simple recipes and you can rejuvenate your skin in minutes--they're easy enough and inexpensive enough do once a week.
Calming Yogurt Mask
- 1 TBSP plain, full-fat yogurt (organic is best)
- 1 tsp warm honey
Make it: Combine ingredients, smooth on face and let it sit for 10 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Love it: Calms red, irritated skin and moisturizes too!
Exfoliating Brown Sugar Scrub
- 2 TBSP brown sugar
- 1 tsp lemon
Make it: Combine ingredients and smooth over face gently in circles keeping a safe distance from your eyes. Remove with a warm wash cloth. Remember, this isn't a sandpaper moment, so be nice to your skin!
Love it: Exfoliates dead skin cells leaving skin smoother and brighter
Anti-Aging Banana Mask
- 1/4 ripe banana
Make it: Mash banana until creamy. Spread on face and leave for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, then splash with cold.
Love it: We're savvy enough to know we can't make wrinkles disappear, but banana helps moisturize skin and leaves it fresh, dewy and younger-looking
Moisturizing Egg Mask
- 1 egg white
- 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp oatmeal
Make it: Combine ingredients, smooth on face and let it sit for 5 minutes.
Love it: Leaves skin feeling soft and smooth