The world is getting more and more clogged with chemical laden cosmetics, skincare, hair care etc. that we've become one big toxic beauty mess. Parabens, for instance, have an estrogenic effect on our bodies and have been linked to cancer. Women are more likely to develop issues regarding paraben laced topical items because obviously we use more of them than men.
You don't have to use chemicals or expensive skincare to get healthy, beautiful skin or even grow longer lashes! Yup, you can get longer lashes using something that's probably already in your pantry!
Below, you will find 5 things you can use right now to enhance your beauty NATURALLY!
Olive Oil for lash growth
Use a cotton pad dampened with water then pour a bit of of Extra virgin olive oil on it and remove your eye makeup, after doing this for 8 weeks or so you will notice your lashes getting longer! No Latisse here!!! You can also pour some in the palm of your hand and wash your entire face with it.
Hyaluronic acid for moisture
Hyaluronic acid is wonderful for drawing moisture into the skin and locking it in. There are many serums on the market however making your own is the most natural way and insuring there aren't any unnecessary chemicals in it. Please refer here on how to make your own hyaluronic acid. Using this prior to applying your foundation or spraying the serum onto your foundation brush before dabbing it into your foundation will give you a beautiful youthful glow.
Coconut oil for white teeth
Swish about a tablespoon of organic coconut oil in your mouth for 20 minutes preferably in the morning prior to eating anything. Then rinse out your mouth. This is also considered the oil pulling method that actually pulls toxins from your body and heals ailments throughout the body as well as any infections of the mouth. Coconut oil is excellent for whitening of the teeth. You should see results in less than a month rinsing daily.
L Ascorbic Acid for wrinkles
A powerful antioxidant for the face for both hyperpigmentation and wrinkles is vitamin C. Never buy vitamin C based creams or serums in the stores, as vitamin c is very volatile and is already rancid/Oxidized by the time you buy it off the shelves at the store. Making your own fresh vitamin c serum at home and keeping it in the fridge is your best bet for fresh potent vitamin c properties. See this article on how to make your own vitamin c serum.
Tea tree oil for acne
Tea tree (melaluca oil) essential oil has wonderful and potent antibacterial properties. Used on acne spots it can help to heal and dry up those suckers in a hurry. Using this on a cotton pad dampened slightly with witch hazel or just plain water and wiped all over the face or just in your problem areas will not only heal acne but help to prevent further breakouts. Mixing in Rosemary essential oil will also help to shrink pores and give a more youthful look to the skin.