At this age of fashion and beauty we all want healthy skin and hair.
It surely is important to keep in check of your inner beauty but it is also important to be take care of outer self.
But beauty industries have taken benefit of this kind of thinking of people and used it against them.
The products are heavily priced and there is a lot of chemicals used in making of such products.
So, in this case it is easier and cheaper to use natural things on your body.
Not only this but beauty industry uses a lot of chemicals. It is better if we can take steps to tackle this.
So, keeping these things in mind I have listed down some food inspired beauty products.
These products are all natural and is completely safe to use on your skin or hair. Similarly, you will save tons of money.
You’ll be surprised about how you can actually use this simple things from your kitchen and not waste even a bit of money.
At the same time you can also use the waste that you collect while cooking or cleaning such things.
Below are some of the simple and natural ideas for your food inspired beauty products:
1. Tomato for healthy skin:
Using tomato as a beauty product used to be very common in the earlier days.
Tomato has high quantity of vitamin C and potassium. This helps restore dull and dry skin into glowing skin.
You can grind some tomato and use them as a paste on your skin. Tomato is also good for healing mildly burnt or tanned skin.
Furthermore, it reduces the chances of blackheads, decreases the pores on your skin, helps fight sun damage and acne as well.
o, you can use tomato mask and get a healthy glowing skin.
Oranges are extremely rich in Vitamin C. This helps restore the elasticity of your skin.
It helps restore your skin tone and maintain a healthy glowing skin.
The detoxifying properties in the oranges unclogs your pores and removes dead or dull skin.
It is also a way to utilize food waste as a beauty product. Since, instead of throwing out the orange peels, you can grind them and use as scrub on your face.
You can also use it as a face mask if you mix it with honey. Trust me it works wonders.
So, when we are talking about food based beauty products, I obviously cannot miss out eggs.
Eggs are extremely rich in protein. The best part about using eggs is that it can be used for both hair and skin.
Egg mask on face is very helpful to tighten the skin and reduce pores.
However, when used on hair it can provide the nutrition that your hair needs for becoming shiny.
Eggs also promote hair growth and thus, are commonly used.
At first it might come up as a shock that the deadly looking ginger could be used as a beauty product.
However, people have used it and there are many benefits that we can reap out of it.
Similar to the eggs, it can be used on skin or hair. You can mix the ginger juice with rose water and use it on your skin as a mask.
Similarly, you can also use it with olive oil as a quick scrub.
Likewise, in order to treat your split ends, you can use its juices while washing your hair and leave it on for 10-15 minutes.
So, this food based beauty product can help you get healthy skin and hair at the same time.
If you haven’t heard it yet, lemon is packed with Vitamin C.
The acidic nature of the lemon cleans your pores and helps fight bacteria and oil on your body.
It is very impactful for people with oil skin or hair. You can mix it with other natural ingredients like honey to make it a mask, with sugar to make it a scrub or ginger to make it a hair rinse.
Not only that but you can also use it on your teeth. Just mix it with a tablespoon of baking soda and brush for 2 minutes.
You will get fresh and glowing teeth in no time and money.
There are so many hidden ways in which you can use sugar. Sugar is in fact used in many of the beauty products.
For instance, you can mix it with coffee and makes a natural skin scrub. You can use this scrub in any part of your body.
This gives you a perfectly glowy skin. Similarly, people also use sugar to make sugar wax at home.
There are many videos that will show how you can easily use lemon and sugar to make sugar wax at home.
This way you don’t have the chance of using harmful chemicals on your skin.
As I mentioned above, coffee can be used as a body scrub when mixed with sugar.
It will take away all your dead skin cells and leave you with healthy glowing skin.
I have used this a couple of times and I was disappointed even a single time by it.
8. Yoghurt or Curd:
Yoghurt has lactic acid, that can help in exfoliation of the skin.
There are tons of ways you can use curd in your skin, body or your hair.
Personally speaking if you are fighting with hair loss, this is one of the best way to treat your scalp.
Similarly, you can also use it on your skin as a face mask. Mostly people mix turmeric with curd on the skin to help it boost its action.
For a food inspired thing used as a beauty product, it does wonders.
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties in it. This helps your skin to heal, clean and regenerate itself.
It is commonly used in Asian countries like Nepal and India.
People normally use it to soothe, detoxify their skin in this region.
People also use it very generously for detanning the whole body.
Turmeric helps your skin in getting the best version of your skin.
10. Olive Oil:
According to a research, when olive oil was applied to mice before exposing them to cancer causing ultraviolet rays, it was found that there was lesser turnover in the death of the mice.
People are constantly recognizing the benefit of olive oil. The richness in the vitamins make it perfect for using as a moisturizer.
Not only on the skin, but we can also use it as hair oil. Most of us already have a bottle of olive oil lying around in our cupboard.
So, use this food based product in your beauty routines.
11. Coconut Oil for healthy skin and hair:
Not only olive, but we can also use coconut oil in our beauty routine. Similar to olive oil, we can use coconut oil on the skin as moisturizers and cleansers.
Likewise, we can also use coconut oil on our hair to promote hair growth. If you are having issues with hair loss, this is one of the best ways you can naturally solve that problem.
It is not that expensive not is it too difficult to find. There are several benefits of it to using it on your body and hair.
So, this is another inspired food product ideas that is used as a beauty product.
12. Green tea:
There are a lot of us who drink green tea. But after we make a cup of tea, we mostly throw the tea bag away.
What we don’t understand is that there are many uses of the used tea bags. From using it under eyes to reduce dark circles to using it for hair wash is very common.
We can also mix the tea with other products to make a paste.
You can use this paste on your face or hair, depending on your requirement.
We can also use green tea as as toner, which will leave our skin healthy and glowy. Similarly, this food inspired beauty product is great for your hair.
13. Honey For Healthy Skin and Hair:
If you feel that your skin is getting dry and dull, you can use honey mask to moisturize it.
Due to the antioxidants and antimicrobial agents that the honey has, it is very efficient in restoring your skin.
Honey is also efficient as a scrub. You can mix honey with sugar to form a rough paste and exfoliate your skin with it.
Honey also cures various skin conditions and can heal scars. Not only for the skin, but you can also use honey for your hair.
Don’t worry you can easily rinse it off. Mix a tablespoon of honey with lemon and ginger juices and you will be able to get flawless hair within 30 minutes.
So, these are the food inspired beauty products that you can easily find in your kitchen.
You can use these in a cheaper price. And most of these have none or very few side effects.
It will only have problems if you are allergic to certain food items. So, try these out.
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