Get that Oscars-worthy glow from home with some DIY beauty treatments.
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Turmeric face mask
While you’re in the bath, pop on this super nourishing face mask, which has anti-inflammatory properties as well as ingredients to help soften and moisturise ageing skin.
- 2 Tbsp ground oats
- 1 tsp ground turmeric
- ½ avocado, mashed
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1 tsp Manuka honey
Combine ingredients together and apply a thin layer on the face. Let dry for 20 minutes before washing off. Store the rest in the fridge in an airtight container. Use once a week.
Grapefruit zest scrub
I’m a keen believer in scrubbing the skin daily. I love this fresh zesty scrub, which smells delicious and wakes you up while removing dead skin cells and leaving your skin silky smooth.
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup almond oil
- A few drops of grapefruit essential oil
- Grapefruit zest
Simply mix all the ingredients in a bowl and store in an airtight container. Use to loofah off dry skin cells in a warm shower daily.