DIY beauty hacks you can’t live without

August 20, 2015 - 2 min read

Want to pamper yourself on a budget? Here are some simple DIY beauty hacks you can try at home using ingredients you can probably find around the house. Give yourself a relaxing pamper or new look!

Gentle makeup remover

What you need:

– Olive oil
– Cotton buds
You may not think it, but olive oil is a perfect natural agent for removing makeup. This popular oil is non-comedogenic (won’t clog your pores) and will leave your skin feeling fantastic. To remove mascara and eyeliner, simply dab a small amount of olive oil onto a cotton bud and gently rub onto your skin, wiping the makeup away.

Tousled hair spray

What you need:

– Sea salt
– Epsom salt
– Coconut oil
– Aloe vera gel
– Spray-top bottle
Keen to perfect the ‘I just woke up like this’ look? Then this is a great DIY beauty hack for you! To achieve this radiant beach look, combine a cup of warm water with 1 tablespoon of sea salt, 1 tablespoon of Epsom salt, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Mix all the ingredients together, place into a spray-top bottle and you’re ready to go! That effortless beach look is just a spritz away with this fantastic concoction!

Moisture-rich face mask

What you need:

– Avocado
– Banana
– Olive oil
– Orange juice
If you’re suffering from dry and dehydrated skin, give this DIY facemask a go. To whip it up, mash together 1 tablespoon of avocado and 1 tablespoon of banana with 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of orange juice. Once the ingredients form a smooth paste, apply the mask to your skin and leave on for 15 minutes.

Silky smooth hair treatment

What you need:

– Aloe vera gel
– Natural yoghurt
– Olive oil
Dreaming of oh-so-shiny hair? Check out this easy (and delicious) hair treatment. All you need is a 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, 2 tablespoons of natural yoghurt and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Mix the ingredients together and massage into your hair, working from the ends to the roots. Leave the treatment on for 30 minutes before rinsing thoroughly with warm water.

Want more DIY hair treatments? Click here for some fantastic hair masks your locks are bound to love!