Household Items for Your Beauty Routine

Household Items for Your Beauty Routine

There are many products that you already have at home (or can find very easily and inexpensively) that you can incorporate into your beauty routine or start a new routine if you don’t already have one. A lot of people think that the higher the cost of a product the better and that they must purchase what is “popular” at the time. But that definitely isn’t always the case, many times you can get better results with common, cheaper items.

In any case, it’s always a good idea to check labels and do your research before you make a purchase to use for yourself and your family. You want to know the products that you use are not harming you but benefit you. Just because it comes in a pretty package doesn’t mean that it is a great product.

10 Household Items for Your Beauty Routine

  1. Apple Cider Vinegar

    An old, well-known natural remedy and beauty item. It can be used for shiny, soft hair and hair growth, fighting and preventing acne, as well as for skin pigmentation issues and other skin issues. Apple cider vinegar helps to fade the skin impurities away.

  2. Olive Oil 

    This oil can be used for many things including getting rid of wrinkles, soothing cracked skin, removing makeup and as a deep conditioning hair treatment.

  3. Castile Soap 

    It is probably best known as a home cleaning soap. It also makes a fantastic body wash, hand soap, shaving soap and it can also treat acne.

  4. Coconut Oil 

    This oil is amazing for cooking and for self-care. It fights against acne, treats eczema, and you can also use it as a hair conditioner. Coconut oil is also a great makeup remover.

  5. Raw Honey 

    Honey has so many amazing health and beauty benefits. There are a number of hair mask recipes that involve honey as well as facial masks. Honey is a natural antioxidant that your hair and skin love.

  6. Preparation-H 

    I know, I know. Isn’t this the butt cream stuff?! Yes, preparation-h is well-known for healing those dreaded, unfortunate hemorrhoids, but it is also a fantastic under-eye baggage repairer. Many models swear by this to quickly rid the face of the raccoon eye look.

  7. Rubbing Alcohol 

    Use a cotton ball and wipe down flat irons and curling irons to remove all the gunk and keep your hair tools clean. It works like a charm.

  8. Coffee Filters 

    You can use them to blot excess oil off of your face. A much better price for the quantity versus blotting sheets which are basically made the same way but sold for a much higher price.

  9. Mayonnaise 

    For shiny nails-simply massage mayonnaise onto your cuticles and let it sit a few minutes, then rinse. Softer hair- Apply mayonnaise to the ends of your hair, let it sit for 15 minutes and rinse. For skin that glows- Mix mayonnaise and olive oil, allow to sit on your face for 5 minutes and rinse with warm water.

  10. White Vinegar 

    White vinegar is lesser-known in the beauty world than apple cider vinegar, but it still has its beauty benefits. You can use it as a facial toner, hair clarifier, and bruise/wart/spots remover.

Wrapping It Up

There are several household items that you already have that you can easily add to your beauty routine or to start a new beauty routine. Don’t think that you always have to buy expensive beauty products, because that just isn’t always the case.

The bonus to these items, many of them you can use for so many other things in beauty, health, and home cleaning. And remember, just because something has cute packaging or a higher price tag, doesn’t mean that it’s a great product.

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