Natural Skincare Treatments You Can Do At Home

Quarantine, for some, has been a time for relaxing at home, hitting the pause button, and doing a lot of self-care treatments. Unfortunately, skincare products can be quite expensive and since we are going to be quarantined for a while longer, why not experiment with some home-made, natural skincare treatments? Not only will you be doing amazing things for your hair and skin, but you’ll also be doing amazing things for your wallet. Many of the ingredients you’ll need for your DIY masks and scrubs are probably already in your kitchen so no need break the bank. Here are some amazing and simple DIY recipes to make at home!

DIY Exfoliating Facial Scrub

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • ½ cup of white sugar (make sure to get refined sugar; the smaller grains of sugar feel much better on the skin)
  • ½ cup of almond or jojoba oil (Many recipes call for coconut oil, but coconut oil tends to harden when at room temperature)
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • 1 tsp Vegetable Glycerin
  • 10 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 5 drops of orange essential oil
  • Optional: 5 drops of Vitamin C oil & 5 drops of Vitamin E oil

Directions:

This is the easy part – put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix together. Add the scrub to a glass jar and you’re done!

This is one of our favorite facial scrubs, because everything is natural and it leaves your skin feeling baby soft! Adding Vitamin C and Vitamin E make it that much better!

DIY Facial Toner

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • ½ cup of freshly brewed green tea
  • ¼ cup of witch hazel
  • 10-20 drops of Frankincense oil

Directions:

All you have to do it mix the ingredients, add it to a spray bottle and keep it in the refrigerator so the green tea doesn’t go bad! Either spray it directly on your face or use a cotton pad to gently apply to your face!

DIY Lip Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp of organic cane sugar
  • 1 ts jojoba oil
  • ½ tbsp honey
  • 2 drops of rose essential oil

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients together, and store in a small glass container! Your lips will thank you. Just remember that lip scrubs are best used when followed by a moisturizing lip balm or gloss, and scrub as gently as you can.

DIY Hair Mask

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Avocado
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil or2 tbsp coconut oil, 1 tbsp jojoba oil

Directions:

This is one of our favorite hair masks because the ingredients are so simple! Smash all the ingredients together in a bowl then generously put it all over your hair and wait about 20-30 minutes. Then rinse out the mixture thoroughly with shampoo and conditioner in the shower!

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