Having beautiful skin or treating some skin problems isn't
reserved for those who can afford to buy the most expensive
products, or go to the spa for expensive facials. Whether
your finances are a little stretched, you just ran out of
your favorite product, or you would rather use a natural
alternative, these next tips may be helpful...
A box of baking soda can be your skin's best friend. While
in the shower, rub a handful of baking soda all over your
skin to exfoliate and soften your skin. You can add a cup
of baking soda to your bath and rub a handful of baking
soda over your skin if you like to take tub baths...
Baking soda is invaluable to those who suffer with blackheads.
Rubbing baking soda on dampened skin will loosen the dirt and
grime and remove blackheads...
If oily skin is a problem, fresh tomatoes are great for the oily
areas of your face. (Make sure to try the tomato juice on
your arm first, if you think you may be sensitive to it). Rinse
thoroughly immediately after using the tomato juice...
For a great moisturizer try olive oil. This healthy fat is good
for you and is great for your skin. You can also use it to soothe
White vinegar can work wonders for smelly feet and armpits. Mix
water and vinegar 50/50, and use in place of deodorant, it will
keep the unpleasant sweat smell away, without any irritation. As
for your feet, if you suffer with athlete's foot, a week of vinegar
foot baths will help a lot, sometimes completely getting rid of
Egg yolk mixed with honey makes for a really great mask. Apply it
on your skin, leave it on for 20 minutes, and rinse off. Excellent
for sensitive skin. Honey may give you a tingling/ticklish sensation,
so if you are sensitive to that, use the egg yolk alone...
Another use for egg yolk...
For those with eczema, use it instead of soap. It doesn't smell
great, but it will soothe and heal your skin...
A great treatment for dry skin is avocados. Mash it, (a ripened
one is much easier to mash), smooth it onto your face, and rinse
off after 20 minutes. You can put this on dry hands and cover in
saran wrap or wear rubber gloves for 10-15 minutes to give your
hands a moisturizing treatment...
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