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15 Cool Beauty Tricks

Updated on June 15, 2014

Kiwi Fruit to cleanse the skin

Kiwi fruit
Kiwi fruit

1. Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi fruit is not only a really delicious and healthy fruit, it can be used as a yummy exfoliator too. It contains plenty of vitamin C. When kiwi fruit is rubbed on the skin it can remove dead skin cells and even out skin tone. Making skin look much brighter and blemish free, this is a really cool beauty trick that just had to be included in this 15 cool beauty tricks article.

Oats is great for the skin
Oats is great for the skin


Cleanse your face and body with oats, it is excellent for exfoliating the skin and removing dead skin cells. It also acts a brilliant moisturiser, you can make oat milk by soaking the oats in water and straining it. You will be left with smooth, creamy oat milk which can be used as a bath soak and as a skin toner. The possibilities are endless when it comes to oats, try it today! This is such a cool beauty trick.

Sugar and Vaseline

Vaseline and Sugar
Vaseline and Sugar

13. Soft Lips on the Cheap

Have you ever spent money on those lip scrubs that promise to give you gorgeous soft, kissable lips? Well if you have, stop wasting your money on these products because you can make your own. It is really easy to make your own lip scrub using sugar and Vaseline. Just take some vaseline on your finger and sprinkle a little brown sugar on it and rub it on your lips. Rinse it over and voila! You have soft, kissable lips without spending a fortune on expensive lip scrubs.

Honey for soft skin


12. Honey

Use honey on your skin to make it soft and supple. You can add it to baking soda and make a scrub for your face and body. You can also use it as a face wash with warm water, it works wonders for the skin because it is anti-bacterial and it has anti-inflammatory properties.

Olive Oil

Olive oil for soft smooth skin
Olive oil for soft smooth skin

11. Olive Oil

Olive oil has anti-inflammatory properties and it moisturising properties. It also contains anti-oxidants which protect the skin from free radicals. This can help with ageing skin, rough dry skin and acne. Apply it to your skin after having shower, it is best applied to wet skin. After using olive oil for a couple of weeks you will see a markable difference in the condition of your skin.

Blend your own skin products

Blend your own skin products
Blend your own skin products

10. Use Your Blender to Create Amazing Skin Products

You can use your blender to create some amazing skin drinks. You can apply these drinks to the skin to leave your skin looking healthy and full of life. Add some fruits, yoghurt, aloe vera gel and even whipped cream to make delicious face and body creams.

Homemade Body Scrubs

Homemade Body Scrubs
Homemade Body Scrubs

9. Body Scrub You can Make Yourself: How Cool!

Make your own home made body scrub. It is quick and easy and you can use a variety of ingredients. An excellent body scrub can be made using brown sugar and olive oil, or brown sugar with coconut oil. You can also use bicarbonate of soda/baking soda and olive oil or coconut oil. There are so many body scrubs you can make using simple ingredients that you can find in your own kitchen.

Kitchen cupboard beauty

Kitchen cupboard beauty
Kitchen cupboard beauty

8.Open Your Kitchen Cupboard

The next time you feel like going on a shopping spree for beauty products open you kitchen cupboard. There are a number of items in your kitchen cupboard that you could include in your beauty regime. For example, you can use salt as a scrub mixed with olive oil, you can also use it as a bath soak. Did you know that you could soak in a bath of milk and honey for soft smooth skin? You can also use coffee as a face scrub as well as a body scrub. Instead of throwing out your green teabag, you can pour warm water over it and use the water as a toner. There are so many things you could use in your beauty regime. Just open up your kitchen cupboard, have fun and save money at the same time.

Soften your skin with bananas

Soften your skin with bananas
Soften your skin with bananas

7.Soften Your Skin with Bananas

Bananas are not only healthy for us to eat, they are also great for the skin. They soften and moisturise and leave the skin glowing when applied as a mask. You can also add some baking soda to some mashed up banana and make a scrub. Did you know that you can actually wash your whole body with mashed up banana and olive oil. It might get a little bit messy though but it is worth it in the end! You will be surprised at how soft and silky your skin is after using banana to wash your body.

Turn your bathroom into a sauna

Turn your bathroom into a sauna
Turn your bathroom into a sauna

6. Turn your Bathroom into a Sauna

Turn your bathroom into a sauna by turning your shower on to the highest temperature. Leave it running for a few minutes, with the door closed and window closed. Allow the room to fill up with steam and sit down for 15 to 20 minutes while you take in the steam. Who needs pricey spas when you have your bathroom! Give it a try! The steam will cleanse your pores and brighten your complexion, getting rid of toxins and impurities in the skin.

Vinegar for great hair !

Apple cider vinegar for shiny hair
Apple cider vinegar for shiny hair

5. Rinse Your Hair with....

Rinse your hair with vinegar and save money. Vinegar will clean your hair and leave it soft and shiny. You can use apple cider vinegar, or plain old malt vinegar. Mix 1 part vinegar with 3 parts water and rinse your hair. Rub it in and then rinse with plain water.

Even out your skin tone with lemons!

4.Brighten up with lemons

Brighten up your skin complexion and remove dark spots on your face and body using lemons. Lemons are excellent for brightening the complexion. All you need to do is, squeeze some lemon juice into a some water and use it as a toner. Rinse off with warm water, then cold to seal your pores. You can also add a few lemon juice drops to your bath. Give it a try!

Coconut Oil for Soft Hair

Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil

3.Soften Your Hair with....

If you have curly, thick textured hair you should consider using coconut oil to soften your hair. You can use it as a conditioner after washing your hair. Apply it to the hair and scalp, leave it for 20 minutes and rinse off. You can also use it to condition dry spots on your scalp and to help your hair grow back after hair loss.

Hair conditioner shaving gel!

2.Don't Buy Shaving Gel

Don't spend money on shaving gel when you can use your hair conditioner to do the same job. Just slather it on your legs with warm water, and shave! Your legs will soft and silky smooth!

Strawberry Teeth Whitening

Strawberries to whiten your teeth
Strawberries to whiten your teeth

1.Whiten your Teeth Like This....

Instead of wasting money on teeth whitening toothpastes just use a mixture of strawberry puree and baking soda. You can just mash up the strawberries in a pestle and mortar and add the baking soda. You can also use this mixture as a skin facial scrub. This will whiten and brighten your teeth and keep your skin smooth and healthy!

Homemade or Store Bought ?

Do you Prefer to Use Homemade Beauty Products or Store Bought?

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    • intriguewriter profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from worldwide

      I will no doubt be checking out your work viewfinders, thank you for stopping by.

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      6 years ago from worldwide

      Thank you dinkan I am blushing now lol. Anyway, really appreciate you coming by and leaving such valuable feedback Take care and come back again soon.

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      6 years ago from worldwide

      Thank you so much hyphenbird for regularly visiting my hubs. It means alot....let me know how you get on with the skincare tips. I would really be interested in finding out. Look out for more because I am always doing natural skincare articles and videos. I hope you are having a wonderful day, take care and keep in touch it is always nice to hear from you. Edina Jackson

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      6 years ago from India

      Interesting tips for natural skin care ,thanks for sharing with us .voted up and of my similar hub you may like to read:

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      6 years ago from India

      This is fantastic work by you intriguewriter. Great tips! thanks for sharing, i will definitely make use of it. Good enough to get shared!

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      Brenda Barnes 

      6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      These are amazing tips. As I progressively go more and more natural, I look for this type of thing. I knew about some of these but bananas? No idea. I am up for trying it though. Thanks for the Hub.


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