Hello, friends! We are sure that you have learned a lot of food recipes from Penang Foodie lately. From Malaysian staples to no-bake cheesecake, we have covered them all. Here’s to something entirely new, putting food on your hair and skin. We have found some nourishing food for an inexpensive method to get healthy hair and skin. It is time to treat yourself, without the calories.
10 Beauty Hacks Using Essential Food
1. Egg White Hair Mask
A frothy method to strengthen hair.
Have you always wanted to apply a slab of mousse onto your hair for the ultimate treatment? It turns out that many people believed the direct application of egg whites can make your hair stronger! It must be from the high protein. To make Egg White Hair Mask, simply whip the eggs into a frothy mousse before applying. Let it soak for ten minutes before continuing with shampoo and conditioner routine.
Ingredients: Egg whites from 2 eggs.
2. Yogurt Face Mask
A perfect face mask to calm skin.
After a long day, it is always good to relax and put on a face mask! Yogurt is made with vitamin and mineral properties such as B12, B2, B5, calcium, lactic acid, zinc, and alpha-hydroxy acids. Commonly, yogurt face masks start with one tablespoon of yogurt, one tablespoon of honey, and two tablespoons of water. Some netizens recommend rose water instead of water. Rose water comes with antibacterial properties!
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 2 tablespoons of water.
3. Potato Slices Eye Mask
An easy to get rid of dark circles.
Are you looking for an eye mask that requires absolutely no effort at all? We are here to introduce to you, Potato Slices Eye Mask. It turns out that potato slices can reduce dark circles around the eyes. Slice up some potatoes, leave it in the refrigerator to chill before applying to your eyes. Keep it on for 15 minutes before removing it. Perfect night time routine!
Ingredients: 2 potato slices (the rest can be used to make mash potatoes).
4. Sugar Body Scrub
An inexpensive way to exfoliate the skin.
Next on the list, we have Sugar Body Scrub! It is definitely a good way to relax after a home workout. Body scrubs are great to remove exfoliate the skin. This effective body scrub only requires two essential ingredients, sugar and olive oil. To make it more interesting, you can include some coffee grounds into the mixture, too! Happy scrubbing!
Ingredients: Sugar and olive oil.
5. Oatmeal Hand Treatment
A fun breakfast blend to moisturize hands.
Oatmeals are just one of the best things ever! Here’s how you can moisturize your hands with this superfood! Mix together three tablespoons of oatmeals, one tablespoon of olive oil, one tablespoon of honey, and one tablespoon of milk! To elevate the hand treatment, you can combine some avocado into the concoction, too. It sounds like the perfect breakfast blend for your hands!
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of oatmeals, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 1 tablespoon of milk.
6. Baking Soda Hair Treatment
A remedy to reduce dandruff.
Recently, baking has become a new norm among Malaysians. From creating the perfect slice of banana bread to making burnt cheesecake! But, did you know that baking soda is an ingredient to reduce dandruff? Simply make a paste by combining baking soda with apple cider vinegar! It helps to create a pH balance and exfoliate dead skin cells. Leave it on for 10 minutes before rinsing. What a treat!
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of baking soda, 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar.
7. Turmeric Face Mask
A method to ward off acne-causing bacterias.
Turmeric has many benefits including but not limited to slowing down cell damages, improving skin texture, and helping inflammatory skin conditions such as acne. Here’s one combat acne! First, you will need to apply apple cider vinegar with a cotton ball. After five minutes, proceed with applying turmeric and honey mask. Leave it on for ten minutes before rinsing with warm water. Finish it off with applying milk with a cotton ball to remove stains.
Ingredients: Apple cider vinegar, turmeric powder, honey, and milk.
8. Baking Soda & Coconut Oil Teeth Treatment
An easy way to whiten your teeth!
Coconut oil isn’t a normal ingredient to have in a Malaysian home. But, if you have it, you can always try out this treatment for your teeth. It turns out that the combination of baking soda and coconut oil helps to whiten your teeth. It is as simple as mixing both ingredients together before scrubbing it on your teeth. Fun fact! Coconut oil destroys bacterias that cause tooth decay.
Ingredients: Baking soda, and coconut oil.
9. Lemon Juice Nail Treatment
A simple way to prevent nail discolouration.
When life gives you lemons, use it for nail treatment. Say hello to healthy nails through this easy treatment. Lemons help to prevent nails from discolouration. No additional ingredients are required for this. Simply squeeze a fresh lemon into a bowl, and soak your nails in it. After a couple of minutes, rinse it off! This is surely a good home spa treatment while watching Netflix.
Ingredients: One lemon!
10. Honey Lip Exfoliator
A fun way to get soft lips.
Ending with the list with something sweet for the lips. Many people often forget the importance of lip care. No matter, it is always good to give your lips a good scrub. Combine one teaspoon of honey, one teaspoon of olive oil, and a teaspoon of brown sugar for an effective lip scrub. Leave it on for twenty minutes before rinsing with warm water. You can feel the difference immediately!
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and 1 tablespoon of brown sugar.
Which beauty hack will you be trying first?
That’s it for the list on 10 Fun Beauty Hacks Using Essential Food From Kitchen Including Sugar Body Scrub. We are excited to pamper ourselves with these simple masks and treatments using natural ingredients. There are so many more beauty hacks to uncover. Have you tried any of these beauty hacks before? Let us know in the comments!
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