These are super easy to do at home with just a few ingredients. As an alternative to expensive, invasive procedures and toxic skincare ingredients, do-it-yourself tips to help you save time, money, and your health. And, the best part is you’re using the healing powers of nature and supporting your body’s innate healing capacities to look naturally beautiful.
Yoga isn’t just for you body anymore with these natural beauty tips for your face. Face yoga helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles without Botox. A little time each day, and you can tone your face naturally. The facial exercises help the elasticity and the tone of your skin. Often we carry stress in our muscles, which can fatigue them and impact appearance. Face yoga helps to release the tension and stress in neck and face muscles. It can also help boost your mood and calm your mind.
You can do your routine practically anywhere, from watching the TV to on your commute to work. Our favorite is while listing to some calming music before bed. The only requirement is clean hands. Be sure to spread you face exercises out, taking a few breaths to let your face relax between each exercise.
2. Eliminate Tired Puffy Eyes With Chilled Tea Bags
Briefly steep 2 green, black, or chamomile tea bags in hot water for less than a minute. Then remove the tea bags from the water and chill in a small bowl in the refrigerator. Once chilled, place 1 bag over each closed eyelid. Leave on your lids for 5 to 15 minutes.
3. Use Raspberries And Coconut Oil For Brighter Lips
In a small saucepan on low heat, warm 1 Tablespoon coconut oil until it liquefies. Remove from heat and add 4 fresh or frozen red raspberries. Mash berries and blend until smooth. Place in a small glass container and refrigerate until firm. Use clean fingers or a lipgloss brush to smooth over lips. Make this fresh every few days.
4. Get Soft, Kissable Skin With A Natural Pomegranate, Raspberry, and Sweet Almond Oil Blend
Naturally hydrate dry skin and add an extra glow to the end of your skincare routine by creating a natural antioxidant-rich oil blend. Apply after cleansing or after putting on makeup. Mix together equal parts Pomegranate seed oil, Raspberry seed oil, and Sweet Almond Oil, or get the already made The Spa Dr. Glow Boost.
Place 3 to 6 drops of the oil mixture in the palm of your hand, rub your hands together to warm the oils. Then, with your fingertips gently press the warm oil into dry areas of your face or areas where you have fine lines and wrinkles.
5. Remove Dead Skin And Revitalize Your Face With An Organic Papaya Mask
Scoop out a ¼ cup raw papaya flesh and mash or blend with 1 Tablespoon fresh pineapple until smooth. Apply to dry skin and leave on for 5 to 15 minutes. Then rinse with cool water. If you have sensitive skin, do a patch test on your arm before applying to face.
The alpha hydroxy acids and the enzymes in this recipe dissolve dry, dead skin. You only need to do this once or twice per week.
6. Turn Mineral Makeup Powder Into A Natural Sunblock
Use tinted mineral sunblock instead of foundation or mix your favorite mineral makeup powder with a sunblock like this one for a natural makeup that is light and protects your skin from the sun’s damaging effects. Mineral-based (zinc oxide) sunblocks sometimes appear white and pasty so adding a mineral makeup tint helps your skin look glowing and smooth.
7. Hydrate And Nourish Lips With Shea Butter
Traditional chapsticks contain petrolatum mineral oil, and hormone-disrupting oxybenzone. Replace these with nourishing natural ingredients such as shea butter (or cocoa butter) and coconut oil. Make your own lip salve using equal parts of these ingredient.
8. Cleanse Your Skin With Almond Oil
Switch from bar to liquid soap that doesn’t lather. Instead of stripping your skin with foamy cleansers, nourish your skin while you cleanse for a healthy clean glow. You can use oils such as argan and almond oil to cleanse the skin naturally or use a natural cleanse.
9. Stop Dark Circles Under Your Eyes With Arnica
If you have chronic under eye circles, you may have “allergic shiners” which indicate a food or environmental allergy. Try to identify any possible allergens and avoid them for 10 days to see if you notice a difference. If you wake up with an occasional darkness under your eyes then try using arnica gel or skin care products containing arnica. Arnica has powerful anti-inflammatory properties that alleviate swelling and reduce the appearance of dark under eye circles.
10. Use Aloe Vera To Transform Red Irritated Skin Into Soft Healthly Skin
If your skin is red and irritated, you’ll want to soothe it right away. Prolonged inflammation of your skin can cause your skin to break down collagen. Or, if you just want smooth, vibrant skin, you can also use this skin soother. Aloe Vera gel has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and healing properties, and it penetrates the skin easily to provide nourishment.
It’s terrific for soothing skin that’s been overexposed to the sun, as well as for treating minor cuts and scrapes, eczema, and acne. In most stores, the aloe you’ll find contains preservatives, fillers, and artificial ingredients.
11. Use Chamomile Tea Ice Cubes To Freshen Up Tired Looking Skin
Brew a strong pot of chamomile tea (about 1.5 cups water with 1 teabag), allow to cool 10 minutes or more and then pour into ice tray and place in freezer. Once frozen, wrap the tea cube in a thin cloth or washcloth and apply to pimples, puffy under eye skin, sun-kissed skin, or irritated skin for a quick skin toner pick up. You only need to apply for a few seconds to a minute per area.
- 12.Make A Natural Beauty Mask To Restore And Hydrate Tired Dull Skin
Oats have moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and healing properties. Avocado is hydrating and nourishing, with naturally occurring vitamins A and E. And, Yogurt contains nutrients, enzymes and active cultures that help reduce inflammation and balance the pH of your skin for a healthy skin microbiome.
In a bowl, blend together 1/4 cup oat flour (ground uncooked oats), 2 Tablespoons unsweetened yogurt and ¼ of an avocado. Mix well and then apply enough to cover your clean, dry face. Leave on face for 10 to 20 minutes and then remove with warm, wet washcloth, and then rinse face with water and pat dry. Use the mask once per day as needed.
13. Clean Facial Pores With Honey, Turmeric, And Yogurt For A Smoother Complexion
Combine the healing, clarifying, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial effects of honey with pore cleansing and sebum balancing effects of turmeric and pH enhancing and lactic acid effects of yogurt into this pore cleanser… Mix together 1 Tablespoon plain yogurt, 1 Tablespoon raw honey and 1 teaspoon turmeric powder into a paste. Apply to face and neck and leave for about 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash with cool water, pat your skin dry and apply your favorite serum and moisturizer.
14. Brighten Dull Skin Using Green Tea As A Toner
White and green teas applied topically on the skin have anti-inflammatory, brightening, evening, cleansing and hydrating properties. They’re ideal for using as a skin brightening tea toner. You can make a tea toner with one or both of these teas by steeping the teas for 5 minutes, allowing them to cool to room temperature. Then, either pat onto your face, apply with cotton pads or pour into a spray bottle and spritz onto clean skin.
15. Natural Night Cream
Here is an amazing natural night cream you can make at home. It will give you that youthful, glowing skin you crave. It helps to unclog pores, prevent acne, and heals skin. This cream will leave your skin hydrated and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. And all without harsh chemicals! Massage it into your skin before bed, and remove in the morning.
1/2 teaspoon beeswax, 1 teaspoon coconut oil, 2 tablespoons almond oil, 1/2 teaspoon Shea butter, 1/4 cup aloe vera gel, 1 teaspoon raw honey, 1/2 teaspoon bentonite clay, a few drops of lemon essential oil. Using a double boiler, slowly heat the beeswax, coconut oil, almond oil and Shea butter until melted. Let it cool to room temperature. Then, using a non-metal bowl, mix in the aloe vera gel, lemon essential oil, honey and bentonite clay. Blend until well combined. Place the cream in a glass or plastic container and store in a cool, dry place.
16. Chocolate Heaven Lip Scrub
Chocolate lip scrub that is all natural and tastes amazing. Natural lip scrubs help to gently buff away dead skin cells and provide nourishment to the cells that remain. Using this once a week will give your lips the TLC they need.
1 tablespoon cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 3/4 teaspoon raw honey, 2 teaspoons olive oil.
Sift the cocoa powder into a bowl, and mix in all the other ingredients. Store the lip scrub in a plastic or glass jar in a cool, dry place. Gently rub a small amount of the scrub in soft, circular motions, and leave on your lips for a couple of minutes. Then wash off with a soft wet cloth, or rinse away with lukewarm water.
17. Natural Reusable Makeup Remover Pads
The next natural beauty tip we have is an all natural makeup remover. These makeup remover pads not only are reusable, but are all natural.
Reusable makeup remover pads, 2 cups distilled water, 2 tablespoons coconut oil, 1 tablespoon witch hazel, 25 drops tea tree essential oil, 25 drops lavender essential oil, a quart-size mason jar.
Fill the mason jar with your reusable makeup remover pads. Stack each makeup pad on top of the other to make it easier to remove later. Combine water, olive oil, witch hazel, and essential oils, and shake in a separate jar or mix with a fork or whisk in a bowl. Try to combine all the ingredients as well as possible. Pour the mixture over the pads in the mason jar. Screw on the lid and shake vigorously until all the makeup pads are soaked.
18. Rag Curls
This an old trick but it still works amazingly well. Simply set it before bed, and wake up to curly hair without using heated curlers. All you need is some old rags, some water and a little beauty sleep.
Get some old rags, for example old t-shirts or old pillow cases, anything cotton works best. The rags should be at around three inches wide and the length depends on your hair. Start with damp hair – either washing and towel dried hair or use a water spray bottle. For a longer lasting hold, you can dampen your hair with a salt water spray. Simply mix 2 tablespoons of salt with water until it dissolves. Put the mixture in a spray bottle for a home made sea spray.
Take a rag and center it right over the ends of a small section of hair. Start rolling the hair around the rag. Once you reach the top of your hair, tie the ends of the rag together to secure the curl. Keep doing this with more small sections of hair until they are all tied up.
19. Hair Lightening Spray
This hair lightening spray will help to make your hair brighter and lighter. It’s quick and simple to do. The lemon juice and chamomile tea ingredients both have lightening effects. This is similar to when you spend time at the beach, and the salt water helps to lighten your hair.
2 tablespoons salt, 1 cup fresh lemon juice, 4 chamomile tea bags.
Boil 2 cups of water and mix in the salt. Stir the salt and mix thoroughly until it is completely dissolved. Turn off the heat. Then, place in the chamomile tea bags, and leave them to steep and cool. Once cooled, remove the tea bags and mix with the lemon juice. Put the mixture into a spray bottle and spray on dry hair. Let your hair dry fully for at least an hour. For best results, go out into the sun and to let it dry on a sunny day. Then wash and dry your hair as normal.
20. Natural Activated Charcoal Pore Strips
These natural versions of activated charcoal pore strips will pull all the dirt and grime out of your pores, while the tea tree oil soothes your skin.
1 tablespoon gelatin, 1.5 tablespoons natural yogurt, 1 teaspoon activated charcoal powder, 1 drop of tea tree essential oil.
Mix the gelatin and natural yogurt in a double boiler on low heat for a few minutes until the gelatin has dissolved. Remove from heat, and mix in the tea tree oil and activated charcoal powder. Let it cool until the gelatin is cool to touch but not set or firm, and then use as per instructions below. Apply a thin layer on your face using a spoon or makeup brush. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Then, peel the strips off and wash your face.
21. Naturally Stronger, Whiter Nails Mask
If your nails are brittle or yellow from nail varnish, try this – it’s one of our top natural beauty tips. This luxury nail mask will help to strengthen and whiten your nails. It’s quick and easy to make, and smells amazing.
1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon raw honey, around 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon coconut oil.
Mix the ingredients together in a bowl. You can add essential oils such as lavender to make the mask smell even better. Use the mask immediately and do not store it for later. Apply the mask to your nails and around your nails and cuticles. You can use cotton balls, paper towels, cotton swabs, or similar. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.
22. Lavender Hand Cream
This next natural beauty tip for skin is a luxury hand cream. You can use it every day to repair dry skin on your hands. It smells amazing with the calming lavender, too.
2 tablespoons shea butter, 2 tablespoons beeswax, 1 tablespoon almond oil, 1 tablespoon coconut oil, 8 drops lavender essential oil.
Using a double boiler, melt the shea butter, beeswax, coconut oil and almond oil. Once they are all melted and mixed together, take off the heat and mix in the lavender essential oil. Pour into a glass or plastic jar and then leave it to cool. Keep the hand cream in a cool dry place. Use a small amount, and gently massage into your hands. If you want a more liquid hand cream, add more almond and coconut oil when you make the recipe.
23. Natural Raspberry Lip Tint Balm
This natural raspberry lip balm will moisturize and tint your lips a cutie pink. The natural dyes from the raspberries slightly stain your lips. The natural beeswax and coconut oil hydrates and moisturizes your lips. It’s a great way to color your lips and promote lip health, naturally without harsh chemicals or artificial ingredients.
2 teaspoons coconut oil, 1 teaspoon freeze-dried raspberries, 1 teaspoon natural beeswax
Grind the freeze-dried raspberries into a fine powder using a mortar and pestle, or use powdered raspberries. Melt the coconut oil and beeswax together in a double boiler. Then, mix in the freeze-dried raspberries. Finally, pour the mixture into a glass or plastic jar and let it cool. The mixture will cool into a cutie pink lip balm. You can use less beeswax for a thinner lip balm. Store in a cool dry place and it will last for a while. Apply like normal lip balm for silky tinted lips.
24. Decrease Puffiness Under Your Eyes
When it comes to your eyes, puffiness is often a sign of tiredness and stress. To reduce puffiness and dark circles under your eyes, look to green tea.
Put two green tea bags in a cup of hot water, then let it cool in the fridge as the tea steeps. Once they are super chilled, you can be super chill, too! Sit back, relax, and place the tea bags over your eyes for five minutes or so. The tannins in the tea help to tighten skin, and the natural moisture will rehydrate your skin, too.
25. Avocado Hair Growth Mask
Our last natural beauty tip comes in the form of this this hair mask. It helps to promote hair growth while making your hair stronger and more hydrated. The soothing ylang-ylang oil helps you relax as you enjoy this pampering mask.
1 ripe avocado, 2 tablespoons of jojoba Oil, 10 drops of tea tree essential oil, 10 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil, 2 tablespoons of raw honey.
Remove the avocado flesh from the skin. Then, mash up the avocado flesh until its smooth and creamy. Blend the other ingredients into the avocado and use immediately.Apply in small sections to clean, damp hair. Cover hair with a shower cap for 30 to 60 minutes. Shampoo out and condition as usual.