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Top Ten Beauty Fixes for the Holiday Season

Posted by Anna Mitsios on

Beauty fixes need not be complicated. In fact many of the ingredients in your fridge and pantry can be put to good use to enhance that inner and outer goddess glow.

  1. Under eye circles – Ditch the cucumbers, when it comes to curing under eye circles, potatoes are your veggie. Catecholase, an enzyme which is found in potatoes is used in high-end skin care and make-up products to lighten and diminish dark eye circles. Place about ¼ cup of refrigerated grated potatoes inside cheese cloths or stockings and apply as a compress over your eyes for 15 to 20 minutes. Using cold potatoes acts to simultaneously constrict blood vessels and reduce puffiness, and brighten the dark circles.
  2. Facial redness – To eliminate facial redness, mix a cup of oatmeal with a tablespoon of honey. Apply to your face as a mask. Leave for 15 minutes, rinse with cool water and voila, you will have happy and calm skin.
  3. Red and puffy eyes – Giving your eyes a pick me up is as easy as a providing them with caffeine hit. Dip cotton pads in iced black coffee and apply over closed lids for 10 minutes. Caffeine acts to constrict blood vessels to diminish discolouration and reduce puffiness. Cold caffeine will also work to reduce under eye darkness.
  4. Trouble spots – As an overnight spot treatment, mix baking soda and water into a paste. Apply onto your trouble acne spots. The baking soda is antiseptic and will work to de-clog the spot, kill bacteria and dry out the blemish.
  5. Fine Lines – the sign of a few undesirable lines before a special event is enough to prompt panic in any female. But there is a quick fix believe it or not, and it is simple.  Crack open two eggs (save the yolk and white for your next meal) and use the egg whites lining the shell to tighten the skin around your eyes.  Do this by wiping your finger along the inside of the egg shell once you have cracked it.  Dab a layer around the eye avoiding the eye lid and let this sit for about fifteen minutes. Rinse off with water and you will instantly reduce the appearance of fine lines, under eye puffiness and simultaneously hydrate tired weary eyes.
  6. Callous hands and feet – if your hands and feet need a soft loving touch, this is just the quick fix for you. Generously lather coconut oil onto your hands and feet before hopping into bed. Wear socks or gloves to bed and wake to silky smooth “baby bum” hands and feet.
  7. Flat hair – If your hair is needing a bit of a volume boost, pour some flat beer into a spray bottle and spritz onto dry hair. Let it air dry and then wash it off. When the liquid evaporates on the hair, what remains is protein (from the wheat, malt or hops) which works to strengthen and structure the hair. So next time you are considering a cold one, save it for a volume boost.
  8. Dull Dry Hair – Give your hair a wonderful pick me up with a beautiful nourishing mask. Mix ½ an avocado with a tablespoon or two of olive oil. Apply onto your hair from the roots to ends. Leave for twenty minutes and wash as normal. Olive oil and avocado are both rich in Omegas and vitamin E so will leave you with high-sheen locks!
  9. Self tanner application gone wrong – Mix sugar and salt together with a splash of olive oil. Scrub all over to correct!
  10. Out of Cleanser – If you have run out of your cleanser or have a heavy make-up load to remove, do not despair. Melt a tablespoon of coconut oil and use a cotton pad to apply the oil onto your face. Do this two times to ensure all the residue is removed. Coconut oil not only makes a wonderful moisturiser, it is also an excellent cleanser due to its antimicrobial properties making it the perfect 2 in 1 cleanser/moisturiser.

Written by Anna Mitsios

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