If you go to a pharmacy or drug store, you will find cures and remedies for just about every health, beauty and skin problem you can think of. While convenient, these over the counter treatments are often full of chemicals and other ingredients that aren’t necessarily healthy or good for you. There is often a much simpler and more natural remedy right in your home medicine cabinet or kitchen. Try these easy and natural at home skin care tips for a variety of common skin care & beauty problems.
Organic Alternative to Shaving Cream
Run out of shaving cream right before you need to go out of the house? Looking for a more natural alternative without all of the harsh chemicals and fragrances? Try olive oil instead of shaving cream for a smooth, clean and healthy shave! If you really want to treat yourself and your skin, try organic olive oil.
Natural Remedy: How to Stop Bleeding from Shaving Cuts
Whether you’re a man or a woman, we’ve all experienced cuts and nicks on the skin when shaving. The most common way to stop the bleeding from shaving is to just cover the cut with a little piece of tissue paper, but there is actually a more effective treatment for shaving cuts than this. Believe it or not, rubbing a little chapstick or lip balm on your cut or nick the next time you cut yourself shaving will stop the bleeding a lot faster than tissue will.
Easy Natural Cure for Dandruff
If you’ve ever had problems with dandruff on your scalp, you know how embarrassing it can be. There are special shampoos to treat dandruff and flaky skin on the scalp, but you might want to go to your refrigerator and try a much easier and cheaper remedy before spending a lot of money on expensive prescriptions. Wash your hair in apple juice next time to cure your hair and head of dandruff flakes!
Home Treatment for Itch Relief from Insect & Bug Bites
Itchy bug bites can be a big problem outside in the summer. Scratching insect bites can lead to bleeding and even scarring of the skin. Instead of dealing with the itchiness or taking a trip to the pharmacy for an over the count itch relief treatment, try alka seltzer first. Yes, this heartburn remedy is one of the best ways to treat bug bites, removing both redness and itching. Dissolve two (2) alka seltzer tablets in water and then rub or swab it over your mosquito bites for itch relief in just fifteen (15) minutes.
Best Easy Home Cure for Athlete’s Foot
If you go barefoot often at the beach or public pool, Athlete’s foot can be a big problem for the skin on your feet. While there are many cures and remedies for this common contagious itchy foot fungus, try swabbing mouthwash between your toes and on the soles of your feet for about a week. The alcohol in the mouthwash will dry out, disinfect and ultimately kill the bacteria on your feet.
Natural Remedy for Getting Rid of Acne Fast
We’ve all woken up once to find an ugly zit, pimple or blemish on our face one morning. How do you remove acne quickly? We’ve talked about how honey is a miracle food, but honey is actually a very good cure for healing skin blemishes, too. Rub a little honey on your problem area before you go to sleep and it might be healed overnight.
Cheap Natural At Home Exfoliator & Skin Facial Scrub
Want to stay in for the night and try an at home facial? You can try our homemade honey facial scrub recipe if you really want the full spa experience, but brown sugar makes for a much cheaper and easier at home facial scrub. Wash your skin with brown sugar and water once a month to clean your pores of excess oil buildup and enjoy a smooth and clear facial complexion.
Cheap Natural At Home Teeth Whitening & Skin Care Remedy
Full of chemicals, at home teeth whitening and bleaching systems can be expensive and bad for your health. If you want a more natural and much more affordable way to whiten your teeth, bananas may be your best bet. High in potassium and one of the cheapest fruits to buy in the United States, bananas are great for your teeth and skin, good for both whitening teeth the natural way and even healing skin problems. Rub the inside of a banana peel on your teeth twice a day for two (2) weeks to bleach your teeth organically. Rub banana peel to naturally cure bruises, cuts, rashes and other skin blemishes. Keep your kitchen stocked with bananas your internal and external health and beauty!
Now you know a variety of new natural skin care tips to use when you are in a bind or just want to simplify your natural skin care and beauty routine.