Homemade Beauty Tips

Homemade beauty tips are great secrets to help add sparkle, shine and pizzazz to a beauty routine without breaking your budget.

It's easy to spend a fortune on beauty products and supplies. Creams, serums, masks, conditioning treatments and spa treatments add up fast. What's a girl to do? You want to keep your skin and hair looking fabulous, but you just don't have an unlimited supply of cash for all the latest trends and treatments. That's why you want to be able to get out of the department store and get into the kitchen.

To add extra shine to those luscious locks, try using a dab of lemon juice to your rinse water if you're a blonde; apple cider vinegar works if you're a brunette. You can also use a cup of real mayonnaise. Work it through your hair, pile your hair on the top of your head and cover with saran wrap. Next, take a towel that you've preheated in the dryer and wrap it around your head for ten minutes. Replace that towel with a freshly heated towel for another ten minutes and then wash your hair with your normal shampoo. Try this once a month to keep an extra shine on your tresses.

To keep your skin looking dewy fresh, try mixing a tablespoon of cucumber and a tablespoon of parsley together until its pureed and then add a tablespoon of plain yogurt. Spread the mixture over your freshly cleansed face and leave on for about 20 minutes before rinsing off. Follow with your favorite moisturizer. You'll love the way this home made beauty tip adds a glow to your face.

Here's a great homemade beauty tip on making your own spa style bath salt. Start with Epsom salt or Dead Sea salt and then slowly add any combination of these ingredients:
baking soda, your favorite essential oils, dried milk, drops of food coloring, liquid glycerin soap, dried flowers, dried mint leaves or oatmeal. Store the homemade salts in an airtight container and add to your running bath water as you fill your tub for a touch of luxury right at home.

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