DIY: Keep your Skin & Hair Supple this Winter Epole December 4, 2013 Uncategorized Winter isn’t here officially but that hasn’t stopped you from wearing your jacket when heading out the door, putting the heat on in your car or wearing socks in the house in order to keep your toes warm. These are all signs that the winter cold has settled in and we must take care of our bodies in order to keep them warm and also protect them from cracking, getting dry and the worst of all ashiness. If you’re a Game of Thrones fan you understand that the winter season brings along coldness and snow but also those ghostly evil White Walkers.In our case, we won’t ever get to see the White Walkers but they can show up in our lives through our skin. We don’t want our winter skin to end up looking like this, Would You Kiss These Lips? What About Getting a Bear Hug from Ashy Larry (Without any shirt)? Or Having to be Seen With this Guy Outside or Worst Yet Having Your High Heels Look Hideous with these White Ankles? With these simple homemade creations you can prevent dry or ashy skin from ever interfering with your skin this winter. Listed are easy recipes you can make at home whether if you have dry to oily skin, short to long hair or natural or relaxed coils. Your skin is an additional accessory to your style because if taken care of it adds a touch of succulence and glow to your look. There is an attractive quality to looking fresh and supple during the cold and dry winter months. Lets look at easy winter recipes for the skin, hair, nails and lips! Supple Skin Our skin needs to be protected from both the inside out. What natural ingredients are great for the winter? Dry Skin? Avocado, Oatmeal, Coconut Oil, Grape-seed Oil Oily/ Combination Skin? Carrots, Honey, Oatmeal, Coconut Oil, Papaya and Apricot I love oils because they not only moisturize your skin but they offer healing properties to skin problems such as itchy scalp, dandruff, acne, rash, and callus. Popular oils to have on hand to make any homemade recipes are coconut oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, grape-seed oil and Shea butter. Here are some easy oil based skin recipes to combat dry winter skin. a. Oily Skin Remedy Ingredients: 1 Avocado (Mashed) 1/2 Tsp Lemon Juice 1 Egg White Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl and make a paste. Apply to affected area and let sit till dry. Once dry, rinse with cold water and you should see results. http://www.raininghotcoupons.com/quick-fixes-for-dry-oily-skin/ b. Dry Skin Ingredients: ½ very ripe, soft avocado ¼ cup honey Preparation: Mash the avocado in a bowl, then stir in honey. Apply to skin and leave for 10 minutes. Rinse face with a cool washcloth. Soft Hair a. Try Michelle Phan’s 3 simple DIY Hair Masks Winter is around the corner so be ahead of the game and treat yourself and your body with some much needed TLC to prep your skin for the winter season. As an added benefit, try orally taking some of the oils you also used on your hair and skin such as coconut oil and olive oil! The best way to treat your skin is from the inside out! Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.