I know how many of us love summer-time! We love the warm weather, going swimming in the ocean or lake, soaking up all that salt air and sitting in the sun for hours. But a lot of things we love doing in the summer months can be harmful on our skin, our hair and even our bodies. The Do It Yourself beauty products I have to show you today will help repair your skin and hair, and bring life back into your beauty routine!
Honey Coconut Hair Mask-This hair mask is extremely simple to make, only using two ingredients you can find at the grocery store. If you’re swimming in the ocean, lake or pool, you’ll notice your hair start to get limp and dry. This is due to the chlorine or salt sucking all the nutrients from your hair, this mask will help put the hydration back in your hair and create a glossy feel!
INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup of Honey and 1/2 cup of Coconut Oil. Simply melt the coconut oil till it’s a runny consistency, add honey, mix and apply to wet hair. Let sit for 5-10 minutes then rinse and shampoo.
SKINCARE: AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN THE SUN
Everyday Toner/After Sun Care: This mix is perfect to add to your night time or morning routine, or after sun care. Make a jar and let sit in the fridge for up to a week, soak a cotton round in the mix and use as a toner, after you cleanse/wash your face. This mix is gonna pull all the toxins out of your skin and help repair it from any damage caused by chlorine or sun drying.
INGREDIENTS: 12 cups filtered water, 1 medium cucumber (peeled and sliced), 2 lemons (sliced), 10-12 pieces of mint leaves. Allow everything to soak in filtered water over night, keep chilled in the fridge for up to a week.
Lip Scrub: Made from a few ingredients, you can find at the grocery store or even your pantry, this lip scrub is perfect to make your lips feel plump and hydrated. After a day laying in the sun or swimming your lips are gonna feel dry and cracky. Apply the lip scrub liberally to your lips, then be sure to follow up with a hydrating lip balm.
INGREDIENTS: 2 TSP Salt, 2 TSP Sugar, 2 TSP Olive Oil, 1 TSP Vaseline, 1 TSP Lip Balm and an empty container to put the mix in.
Coffee Body Scrub: Use this to scrub off any dry skin and cracky flakes caused by to much time in the sun, sand and ocean. The coffee is gonna be used to brighten and rejuvenate your skin, While the coconut and olive oil is gonna moisturize and hydrate your skin. Use generously to all areas of the body, and make sure to moisturize with lotion or body butter when your done!
INGREDIENTS: 1/2 CUP COCONUT OIL, 1 1/14 CUP COFFEE GROUNDS, 1 CUP SUGAR, 1/2 CUP OLIVE OIL