Although professional skincare products are designed for the most effective and speedy results, there are some products that you can make yourself with ingredients found in your pantry or fridge! Make these with your kids or spouse at home for a fun spa day or add them to your current skincare routine to change things up!
Skin Exfoliator After cleansing, slough off dead skin cells to reveal brighter looking skin and help the rest of your products to penetrate deeper with this simple DIY face scrub. Use on your lips too!
½ cup sugar or salt ¼ cup oil of your choice (olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil, etc) ¼ cup chopped fruit/vegetable* Mix together and apply to skin in circular motions for 30 seconds. Store the remaining product in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. *Cucumber can be used for sensitive skin types. Tomato can be used to improve skin elasticity. Strawberry can be used to brighten skin. Kiwi can be used for a more even complexion. Pineapple can be used for oily/acne prone skin.
Acne Spot Treatment Try one of these quick and easy recipes to make this treatment to get rid of blemishes! Apply before bed after cleansing and toning, or apply throughout the day. 1 Tbsp Coconut oil 1 drop Tea Tree oil Melt ingredients together and store in fridge. ½ Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Tbsp Water Dilute vinegar in water and apply to problem areas with a q-tip. 1 Tbsp Baking Soda ½ Tbsp Water Mix until a paste forms. Apply to blemishes and let dry. Rinse with water and reapply as needed.
Face Mask Use this mask up to 3x per week for a soothing, antibacterial skin treatment that will leave your skin feeling smooth and subtle. Great for all skin types! 4 Tbsp Ground Oats 1 Tbsp Honey 1 Egg (add a splash of lemon for oily skin types) Mix ingredients together and apply to clean skin for 15 minutes. Rinse with water and proceed with your regular moisturizer. If you try any of these at-home DIY skincare recipes, please let us know how they worked for you! We would love to help you with any other skincare needs, visit our Contact page to get in touch!