Natural Beauty in Your Pantry: Part OneSlideshow Mode
If there were one natural beauty product I could swear by, it would be cocoa butter. Being high in antioxidants, cocoa butter helps fight off radicals to keep your skin supple and young. Not to mention its restorative qualities make cocoa butter a great way to reduce stretch marks and scars! Cocoa butter has also been a favorite for those with sensitive skin; it’s a great tool to protect skin from heat, and help with skin diseases like eczema and dermatitis.
For glowing skin, start your cocoa butter journey with something like Queen Helene cocoa butter hand and body lotion
We all know that Aloe Vera is a one-stop cure for sunburns, but did you know about its other benefits? Aloe Vera is packed with vitamins and minerals, giving it a wide range of remedial qualities. Its anti-inflammatory properties help in treating blemishes, acne, and other skin problems. Here’s a list of things it could also be used for: makeup remover, shaving cream, face wash, and even hand sanitizer! It also helps the immune system by assisting with digestion and detoxification.
A favorite is Fruit of the Earth aloe vera 100% gel Reviewers rave about the benefits to their skin!
Looking for a way to recycle your unused coffee grounds? As a coffee drinker, I know how frustrating it is to throw old grounds away. Now, why not try using your leftover grounds to beautify yourself? Rubbing a handful of coffee grounds into wet hair removes build-up and leaves your hair feeling soft ands shiny. Scrubbing coffee onto your skin can also be extremely exfoliating, even providing a great DIY facial or cellulite treatment.
Coffee grounds are probably the easiest on this list to come by. That being said, Influensters swear by Seattle’s Best. Try out your favorite brands in some of your own DIY scrub concoctions for soft, glowing skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar: a secret weapon not just popular for household and cooking purposes. Little did you know that its acetic acid suppresses appetites, making it an aid in weight loss. It’s also a great natural toner, helping clear acne and exfoliate skin. Need to get rid of dandruff? Try apple cider vinegar on for size; the acidity makes it harder for yeast to grow. Not to mention its antibacterial properties help banish bad breath and whiten teeth. Now that’s something to smile about!
Always try to a raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar to maximize the benefits. A popular option is Braggs organic apple cider vinegar.