Did you know that your kitchen is packed full of beauty secrets? That’s right, you can rejuvenate your hair, moisturize your skin, and enhance your natural beauty just by using a few common kitchen ingredients. Check out our kitchen beauty recipes.
Avocado is perfect for protecting and balancing your hair and skin. It delivers nourishing natural oils and vitamins. Vitamin A adds a beautiful shine to your hair. Vitamin B helps balance your oil production—whether your skin and hair are too oily or dry. And vitamin E protects and repairs damage.
Cucumber is packed with vitamins and silica hydride (an antioxidant that helps relieve tired and puffy eyes). It also supports healthy skin, scalp, and body. Slice a cucumber for a clean face and neck treatment, or purée it into cream for your scalp. For a fantastic hair or skin mask, try this recipe:
- 1 cucumber puréed or diced
- ¼ cup plain organic yogurt
- 1 teaspoon Aloe Vera juice
- A dash of sea salt
Blend, apply and leave on 10-15 min. Rinse well!
Bananas with Cocoa
Banana fudge hair/face/body antioxidant balms—made from bananas and cocoa—are loaded with sulphur, which promotes healthy hair, skin, and nails. It’s an anti-aging “sundae” that offers free radical and UV protection. The simple but effective recipe is below:
- ½ cup cocoa or cacao
- 1 mashed/puréed ripe organic banana
- 2 tablespoons macadamia nut oil or butter
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons heavy cream
- 1 spoonful organic brown sugar
- A dash of cinnamon
Blend or whip into a pudding balm. Apply to face/body and hair/scalp for 15 minutes and rinse well. Shampoo if necessary.
100 percent coconut oil-infused moisturizers have amazing healing properties for your skin, body, hair and scalp. It promotes hair growth and helps skin disorders such as eczema and dandruff. If you want to try a moisturizer that’s a little different, follow our recipe:
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil (put the jar in a cup of hot water and the oil will go from butter to a pliable liquid)
- ½ cup shaved or pureed organic carrot
- 10 drops of geranium oil
- 5 drops of chamomile oil
- 5 drops of jasmine oil
A pinch of rosemary, sage and or finely ground sea salt.
Combine and use moderately all over body or massage into scalp to stimulate skin and hair. Rinse well after 20 minutes. A light shampoo on hair may be necessary.