”I don’t want flawless skin” said no woman ever. We all want to be beautiful regardless of what beauty means to us. It’s the reason why the beauty industry thrives. But what happens when what you want and what your bank account is saying are two different things?
If you didn’t already know, there are three months in January. So if you’re already running low on your skincare supplies, you might be concerned that it’s not a good time to stock up. But does that mean you get to walk around with your skin a mess? God forbid!
Let’s show you have to care for your skin on a budget with these tried and tested DIY’s. *You’re welcome*
1. Face Scrub
There is an easy way for you to buff away dead skin cells using three things you probably already have at home.
Ingredients: Honey, Brown sugar or granulated white sugar, Coconut oil
How To Make: Combine all the ingredients into a clean bowl and mix thoroughly. Store in an airtight container and keep it refrigerated. Be careful not to put wet fingers inside it so it doesn’t get contaminated. You can make a fresh batch monthly.
2. Face Mask
If you can’t afford to splurge on the luxury high-end brands right now, no worries. This home-made mask will give you glowing skin instantly.
Ingredients: Honey, Turmeric, Orange peel powder
How To Make: Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and set aside for 15 minutes. Apply and massage into freshly washed face and leave it on for 30 minutes. Rinse it off thoroughly, you’ll be surprised at how smooth your face will feel instantly.
3. Face Toner
Store bought toners have great ingredients that enable them to fix specific concerns. But you can still get amazing benefits from a simple home-made toner.
Ingredients: Green tea, Aloe Vera, Water
How to make: Steep one or two green tea bags in a cup of hot water for ten minutes. Once the tea cools, remove the tea bags. Add one tablespoon of aloe vera gel into the tea and stir thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a bottle and refrigerate.
Soak a piece of cotton wool with the mixture and apply to freshly washed face twice a day. You should make a fresh batch weekly.
See? we told you it was possible to care for your skin on a budget but that’s not all! Check out this home-made moisturizer that’ll leave your skin soft and glowy.
(Featured image: Refinery29)