Save your money on those expensive hair products, face products, and nail products! Use these inexpensive, simple recipes and see results instantly!
2-1/2 Cups of water
2 tsp. Lemon juice
1 Spray bottle
1 Blow dryer
Pour water and lemon juice into the spray bottle. Spray wet hair all over then blow dry. Hair will look lighter.
QUICK WAY TO LIGHTEN YOUR HAIR: Mix together 3 Tbps. lime juice, 3 Tbps. lemon juice, 2 Tbps. Shampoo. Lather in your hair then set outside for 15-20 minutes leaving mixture on your hair. Rinse hair thoroughly.
DANDRUFF: Rub 1 TBSP. lemon juice into dry hair. Shampoo as usual. then mix 1 TBSP. lemon juice into 2 cups water; rinse hair again. Repeat every other day for 1 week.
FINGERNAILS: Soak fingernails in lemon juice for 10 minutes to brighten and strengthen your nails.
REMOVE GARLIC SMELL: Rub a sliced lemon over your hands.
STAINS: If fruit has stained your hands like raspberries, rinse your hands with lemon juice.
CITRUS CUTICLE SOAK
2 TSP. Lemon juice
1 TSP. Honey
1/2 Cup warm water
1 Cuticle Stick
Cuticle oil or lotion
In a small bowl combine lemon juice and honey. Stir for 2 minutes; add warm water.
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ZESTY LEMON SCRUB
1 TSP. Honey
1 TSP. Lemon juice
1 TBSP. Almond meal
Zest from 1 lemon
1 TBSP. Grapeseed oil
Mix together until you have a grainy cream. Apply to face massaging in circular motions. Rinse with warm water.
LEMON MINT STEAM
1 Large bowl
4 Cups boiling water
1 handful lemon mint leaves (or 1/2 to 1 tsp. mint extract)
1 lemon, sliced
1 large bath towel
Place hot water in bowl and add lemon and mint leaves. Place towel over your head and lower face over the bowl (not in the bowl) for 5-10 minutes. Enjoy a refreshing steam bath for our face!
ZESTY FACE RINSE
Combine 1 beaten large egg white, fold in the juice from 1/2 lemon; apply to face. Rinse. Face will feel soft. Don’t use this recipe if you are allergic to eggs.
Juice from 1/4 of an orange. (Abt. 2 TBSP.)
1 TSP. Plain yogurt
Mix well; rub onto face for about 5 minutes, rinse well.
FRUIT SALAD FACIAL
2 TBSP. Orange juice
Puree. Apply a thin coat of honey to your face; followed by the Fruit Salad mixture. Leave on for 30 minutes, rinse with warm water.
1 TSP. Powdered milk
1 TSP. Yogurt,
1 TSP. Lemon juice
Combine in a small bowl, powdered milk and yogurt. Apply to face massaging into face for 2 minutes. Remove, then apply lemon juice using a cotton ball. Follow with moisturizer.
1 cup mineral water
Squeeze a few drops of orange juice into mineral water, apply to a clean, dry face using cotton balls for a refreshing citric astringent.
1 Cup dried orange peel
1 cup shelled almonds
1 cup old-fashioned oats
Add all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend to a fine powder. Put a handful into the palm of your hand and add a few drops of water. Rub mixture onto your face, avoiding eye area. Rinse well. Store remaining powder mixture in an airtight container.
ACNE: Apply lemon juice to your face with a cotton ball daily, several times a day until gone.
TBSP. = Tablespoon
TSP. = Teaspoon
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