Combine one mashed avocado with half a cup of coconut milk and three teaspoons of olive oil. Warm the mixture on the stove. Be sure to massage it on your scalp as you apply it from root to end. Leave it on for at least 30 minutes and then shampoo as usual.
Cider Silky Shine
Nourish your locks with two tablespoons of honey mixed with a tablespoon of almond oil and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. For optimal results, leave this mask on for at least an hour before shampooing.
Beer Banana Booster
Boost your hair's volume with a mashed banana blended with an egg, a tablespoon of honey, and half a cup of beer. You'll want to soak in the tub for this one, as it requires at least an hour.
Shea Sugar Scrub
Mix two to three cups of raw sugar with half a cup of jojoba oil, one tablespoon of shea butter, and four tablespoons of honey. Massage all over you body and rinse for an exfoliating and moisturizing experience.
Citrus Corn Refresher
Squeeze every drop of juice from an orange, and mix it with four tablespoons of cornmeal. Mix it into a paste and apply after cleansing your skin for an invigorating burst of refreshment.
Honey Lavender Milk Bath
Place three tablespoons of dried lavender flowers in a blender, and process until the leaves become powdery. Whisk one to two cups of whole milk cream with half a cup of honey, and then add the lavender powder. Pour half of the mixture under warm running water in the tub to soak away your stress. Cover and store the remaining mix in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Want to use these as gift ideas? Here's how:
Combine the needed ingredients in decorative jars. Attach instructions using cute paper and ribbon. Include a note about how much that special person deserves to relax and be pampered. These DIY pampering gifts sets are guaranteed to be a much-appreciated hit for all of those special people on your shopping list.
In the mad rush of the holidays, don't forget to spend a little time on yourself. Set aside a day to treat your hair, face, and body to these delightful pleasures of pampering bliss.
Ditch the chemicals and expensive concoctions. Pamper yourself and those you love with all-natural, not to mention inexpensive, ingredients this holiday season.