Being beautiful should not take too much of one’s precious time as a lot of working women want to spend time productively at home and at work. Thus, maintaining their looks should be easy to do, easy on the pocket and a real time saver.
Bring out your naturally enhanced beauty with these easy, simple and convenient DIY beauty hacks. You can find the materials within the comforts of your home. This will save not only your time and money but also you save your skin by using less chemically laden cosmetics. Because being beautiful should not be costly and complicated.
Do these simple DIY that will reveal the most beautiful you.
1. Simple and effective deodorant
Use: Baking soda, essential oil
How to do it: Mix ¼ cup of baking soda with 20 drops of your favorite essential oil. Transfer the mixture into a jar. This mixture works well. Apply this after shower. Pat some of the mixture under your pits until it is no longer visible.
2. Blackhead remover
Use: Baking soda, honey
How to do it: Combine two tablespoon of baking soda with one tablespoon of honey until the consistency becomes paste. Put this thick paste to your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Scrub slightly as you rinse it.
3. Foot soak
Use: vinegar, mouthwash, warm water
How to do it: Mix ½ cup of mouthwash with ½ cup of vinegar. Add this mixture to one cup of warm water. Using this mixture, soak your feet for 10 minutes. Scrub your feet, if needed. This process takes away dead skin, leaving your feet soft and smooth.
4. Make your perfume last
Use: petroleum jelly
How to do it: Rub petroleum jelly on your pulse points before you spray your favorite perfume.
5. Eye makeup remover
Use: Filtered water, olive oil
How to do it: Fill a small bottle halfway with filtered water. Put 1/3 parts of olive oil. Soak a cotton ball into the mixture and use it to remove eye makeup. Using this mixture is gentle on the skin and adds moisture on the skin around the eye area.
6. Nail polish remover
Use: vinegar, lemon juice, warm water, cotton balls
How to do it: To remove your nail polish, combine same amount of vinegar and lemon juice in a bowl. Dip few cotton balls in the mixture. Soak your nails in warm water to loosen the nail polish. Apply the vinegar and lemon juice mixture with cotton balls on your nails for 20 seconds to remove the polish.
7. No more cracked heel
Use: petroleum jelly, clean socks
How to do it: Before you go to bed, apply petroleum jelly on your feet then wear a pair of clean socks and leave it overnight. This makes your heels soft and smooth.
8. Simple yet cutesy nail art
Use: Nail polish, band-aid
How to do it: Put band-aid over the dried painted nail then paint it over with white polish. The dots on the band-aid will transfer to your nails, making it a nail design. Let it dry then gently remove the band-aid. Do the same with other nails. Voila! Instant nail art!
9. Matte nail polish
Use: cornstarch, clear nail polish
How to do it: Add a little cornstarch on a clear nail polish to bring out a matte nail finish.
10. Matte lippy
Use: Concealer, glossy lipstick
How to do it: No need to toss your glossy lipstick because you want a matte one. Just do the following tricks to achieve matte lippy in a flash. Dab a concealer to you lips then put on your favorite glossy lipstick over it to make it matte.
11. Long-lasting lips
Use: lipstick, tissue, translucent powder
How to do it: Do you want to wear a long lasting lipstick? After applying your lipstick, hold a tissue over your lips and dust it with a translucent powder.