Are you enjoying the chillness in the air? It is the turn of winter now and we need to make some changes in our skin and hair care routines to stay beautiful. It is not that though actually; all we need to do is to choose skincare, hair and makeup products which suits our skin type. Not just the over the counter products, if we go for a kitchen raid in our home, we can find many skin friendly ingredients to use in our winter beauty care regime. Today, I am going to share with you five best beauty fixes at home to make use of this winter.
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1. Vaseline for Chapped Lips
Vaseline has been widely used by people for ages to cure chapped lips. This remedy is well known already but still I am mentioning here; a small tub of petroleum jelly can save your lips from winter damage very effectively. So next time when you go for shopping, pick 5-6 small tubs and give one to each in your family. You can carry petroleum jelly in your handbag whenever you step out as this may help you a lot when you forget to carry your lip balm.
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2. Hot Oil Spa Bath for Dry Skin
Take half a cup of olive oil and heat it in a double boiler. Wear a bath towel or some short dress and apply this warm olive oil all over your face and body. Massage skin with gentle circular motion for 5-10 minutes. Now have a relaxing bath in lukewarm water. If preferred, crush some rose and tulsi petals and put them into your bathing water along with few drops of sandalwood oil. This hot oil massage come spa bath every weekend beautifies your skin like anything in winter! Olive oil help you say goodbye to winter skin dryness where as the other ingredients in this DIY spa make your skin smell fresh throughout the day.
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3. Moisturizing Rose Body Mist
Fill up a clean old spray bottle with 1 cup of rose water. Pour in 2 teaspoons of sweet almond oil and some crushed rose petals. Shake well and store the bottle in refrigerator (not in freezer) Soon after you finish your bath or soon after you return back home from work, when your skin craves for moisture, spray this calming body mist all over, including your face if you wish. This DIY rose body mist instantly soothes the skin and provides moisture without any harsh chemicals.
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4. Butter as Hand & Foot Cream
Yes! Butter works great as a heavy moisturizer. Before you go to the bed every night, wash your hands and feet with warm water and a gentle cleanser. Take a scoop of butter and massage your palms and feet well for 5 minutes. Now put on your cotton gloves and go to sleep. Wake up early in the morning to see your magically soft palms and feet! Butter is a great skin friendly ingredient to challenge winter dryness.
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5. Mixture of Oils for Dry Scalp
Dry scalp causes several head aches such as dandruff, flaky skin, hair fall and itchiness in winter. To combat this problem, mix equal amounts of coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil and castor oil together. Pour this oil mixture in a clean container. Now take 5-6 vitamin E capsules and poke them to extract the thick vitamin E oil. Pour this oil into the already prepared oil mixture and shake well. Store this DIY winter hair oil in a cool dry place. Use this oil to massage your scalp twice to thrice a week and leave it on overnight. This oil usage will bring dramatic changes to the health and texture of your hair in weeks. So winter? It can never damage your hair with this powerful home made nourishing hair oil.
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