DIY Natural Beauty Hacks You Need to Know

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They say that beauty doesn’t come cheap.

But if you know about these DIY beauty hacks, you can make from stuff you already have at home. So maybe it’s cheap, after all!

Check out these amazingly affordable beauty products that you can DIY from ingredients that you likely already have. Not only will it save you money, but these effective beauty products are all natural!

Sugar Scrub

A good sugar scrub can do wonders for both your face and body. And yes, I literally mean sugar — like the stuff you put in your coffee in the morning.

I don’t know why anyone would purchase a sugar scrub — it’s literally the easiest DIY ever!

A spoonful of sugar with a little coconut oil or olive oil mixed in makes a great exfoliant. Plus, it’s safe to use everywhere, from your face all the way down to your feet.

Cure Under-Eye Puffiness With Green Tea

Green tea boasts a ton of health benefits, so it’s likely that you’ve already got a bunch of green tea bags in your cabinet. Drinking green tea may help you burn fat, lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar levels, and even fight cancer with antioxidants.

But after you make that cup of green tea, don’t throw those tea bags away just yet. Green tea has one more really effective use — it can help fight under-eye circles.

Place cool green tea bags under your eyes for about 5 minutes or so. The caffeine will help tighten and de-puff.

Repair With DIY Hair Masks

If you color your hair or use heat to style, you’re likely dealing with dry or brittle hair that could use a little extra TLC. Luckily, you don’t need to splurge on hair masks at your local beauty store, because you’ve likely got all you need at home already.

Mix together one egg, one tablespoon of honey, and one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Apply to hair and leave it on for 30 to 60 minutes. This is a great hydrating treatment for your locks that will help provide nourishment and shine without weighing down your strands.

If you’re short on time, try adding mayonnaise to your routine. Thanks to the eggs and oil, mayo makes a great simple hair conditioner that can leave your locks glossy and smooth. Just apply it all over, and leave in for at least 5 minutes before rinsing completely.

Get a Hollywood Smile

Whitening toothpaste hasn’t always been around, you know. So, how did all those Hollywood stars get bright white smiles back in the day?

Stars took advantage of a modest, multipurpose agent called bicarbonate of soda, which is used for removing stains and discoloration around the house. You probably know it simply as baking soda! It was a favored teeth whitening product of starlets, including Marilyn Monroe.

You shouldn’t use baking soda instead of your regular toothpaste, but you can incorporate it into your regular brushing routine. Just apply half a teaspoon of baking soda to your toothbrush, and brush your teeth as usual.