Look no further than your kitchen for plenty of natural beauty products that you can use all over your body!
Yogurt is one of the most versatile products to keep in your refrigerator. You can use it on your hair for silky, dandruff free tresses. Or you can use it on your face to moisturize and enrich your skin.
YOGURT HAIR MASK -
1/2 c plain yogurt
1 T freshly squeezed lemon juice
Blend all ingredients in a bowl until smooth. Shampoo as usual and apply mixture to hair and scalp. Leave on for 15 – 20 minutes. You can wrap your hair in a hot towel to help it soak in and keep the drips contained. Rinse hair thoroughly with warm water, then follow with conditioner.
YOGURT FACE MASKS - To nourish and moisturize your face, yogurt also works fabulously!
Banana and Avocado Face Mask
• 1 overripe mashed avocado
• 1 overripe mashed banana
• 4 TBL. nonfat yogurt
• 1 TBL. olive oil
Mix all the ingredients together to form a smooth paste. Wash your face with warm water and a gentle cleanser and apply the face mask. Leave on for 20 minutes and then rinse with warm water, and pat dry. Apply your favorite homemade moisturizer.
Cucumber Parsley Face Mask
• 2 TBL. parsley
• 2 TBL. grated cucumber
• 2 TBL. plain yogurt
Puree together the grated cucumber and the parsley.. Add yogurt to form a smooth paste. Rinse your face with a gentle cleanser and warm water and apply the face mask. Leave on for 20 minutes and then rinse with warm water, and pat dry. Apply your favorite homemade moisturizer.