But first, have you heard about oil pulling? Oil pulling is the latest DIY health and beauty trend that everyone is talking about. Oil pulling is essentially an ancient, Indian folk remedy that can possibly whiten your teeth, freshen your breath and even improve your oral health. It involves swishing coconut oil around your mouth like a mouthwash. If you are tempted to give oil pulling a try for yourself, just remember that you should always do your research first and that you should also supplement this natural remedy with regular checkups at a Dentist in Bay Harbor Islands or at a dental practice in your area.
Now, let us discover some exciting DIY recipes!
Raspberry Parfacial Mask
The raspberry parfacial mask is perfect for breakouts and redness. This is a wonderful mask for your skin if you are having a breakout or blotchy redness. The oatmeal absorbs oil naturally while calming irritated skin. Raspberries contain vitamin C, which helps your skin produce collagen and stay elastic.
- 1 cup pureed raspberries
- 1/4 cup honey oil
- 1 cup rolled oats
To use: Apply all over face and neck. Leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
- 1/2 cup shea butter
- 2 tablespoons almond oil
- 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
To use: Spread body butter all over body.
- 1 cup real mayonnaise
- 1/2 ripe avocado
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
To use: Work the treatment through wet hair. Run a hand towel under warm water, squeeze out the excess water, and then wrap hair in the towel. Leave the treatment on for 20 minutes. Wash out the treatment with shampoo, followed by conditioner.
- 1/2 cup liquid citric acid
- 1 cup baking soda
- 10—20 drops of lavender essential oil
- 1 tablespoon almond oil
- 5 drops purple food coloring (optional)
- 2 teaspoons water
To use: Drop your bath bomb into a warm bath and watch how it fizzles as you soak in the tub.