ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Beauty secrets from your kitchen

Updated on August 2, 2012

We all desire for a beautiful skin and are ready to spend loads of money for it. Personal care products available in the market are very expensive. Most of us would not be able to afford these products. Take a look at the ingredients of these products and you would notice that the basic product is from your kitchen shelves. Kitchen is a place which not only satiates your palate but also has products to satiate your beauty needs. Here’s a look at the beauty products which are readily available in our kitchen and are useful for a beautiful glowing skin.

Salt and Sugar – These are the two very basic product and no kitchen is complete without them. Mixed together with a little honey or olive oil they make an excellent scrub for your hands and feet.

Olive Oil – The health benefits of olive oil are known to all and here’s the beauty benefit use olive oil to remove your make-up. It makes a great facial cleanser as it dissolves dirt on your skin naturally.

Coconut Oil - If you are worried about the stretch marks in pregnancy use coconut oil. Coconut is full of vitamin E and K and the benefits of using coconut oil are similar in fact greater than using mineral oils. Coconut oil can be used effectively as a moisturizer. The presence of anti-oxidants makes it an anti-wrinkle product too.

Cinnamon – it has many health benefits like lowering of cholesterol, sugar, etc. If your skin is oily and pimples are a common problem apply a paste of cinnamon and honey before retiring to bed and wash with warm water the next morning. It removes the pimples from its base. It can also be used for skin infections.

Oatmeal – prepare a mask with leftover oatmeal and onion it will help in clearing the clogged pores and will also heal the acne scars.

Yoghurt – it acts as an effective moisturizer. The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal property of yoghurt makes it an effective remedy for acne. The lactic acid present in yoghurt makes it effective anti-aging remedy. Add honey or olive oil to yoghurt to make it more effective.

There are many other products in your kitchen which can reduce your expenses on the beauty products. You can make your own facial masks and scrubs also from the readily available kitchen products easily. These products are natural and easy to apply so if you are looking for herbal and natural skin products stop looking at the market shelves and start looking in your kitchen cupboards. There is a remedy for every skin problem in your own home.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)