With the temperatures going up, beauty problems can get on our nerves, never mind the chilled drinks and air-conditioned ambience that we go by. Here are some beauty hacks that prove to be a genius in the season of sweat and frizzy, flyaway hair.
Lighten hair with tea: Rinse your hair with a mixture of chamomile and fresh lemon juice to lighten your tresses. Allow your hair to dry while sitting in the sun, the heat will lighten your locks.
Remove self tanner with Baking Soda: Exfoliate your skin by mixing baking soda and lemon juice. This will remove the excess tanner. Rinse and dry and then repeat the process every few hours until the color is gone. DIY natural self tanner using black tea >>
Bikini line rash: An instant remedy to cure bikini line rash is chilled tea bags. Toss used camomile or green tea bags in the freezer and use it to soothe the bikini area.
Honey for Dried Hair: Summers tarnish your skin from the harmful effects of sun, sand and chlorine. Battle them out by whipping a moisturising DIY mask at home. Take one tbsp of honey and one tbsp of coconut oil and mix all in a blender. Now apply this concoction from the hair shaft to the ends. Once done, use a shower cap to cover your head. After 20 minutes, rinse off your hair.
Fight Frizz With Coconut Oil: Use this homemade coconut oil hair spray to tame frizzy and keep your hair damage free this summer.
Soften Soles Overnight with sea salt: Cut a potato in half, and coat it in coarse sea salt. Scrub it on the bottom and sides of your feet an instant exfoliator. If your feet are feeling cracked and dry, rub Vaseline over them before bed and put on a pair of socks. You’ll wake up to baby-soft feet.
Keep Color From Fading With Vinegar: No matter what your hair color, salt water and the blazing sun can seriously dull the shade. Apple cider vinegar will brighten it back up! Just pour 1/2 cup into a spray bottle and spritz your hair. Leave it on for about 10 minutes, and rinse it out. Use this trick every time you spend the day outside, and your amazing color will last much longer.
Olive Oil for blonde hair: Chlorine in the water can seriously damage blonde hair. The need of the hour is to protect your hair colour before jumping in the pool. You can achieve it by coating your hair with a conditioner, or olive oil before going for swimming. Once you step out of the pool, make sure to rinse your hair with chlorine-free water to boost your hair shine.
Yogurt for Itchy Scalp: Treat your dry scalp by a DIY. Put two aspirin pills in one tablespoon water and see them dissolve. Now add two tablespoons of Greek yogurt and mix it well. Now apply this mixture on your scalp for 10 minutes. Wash and condition your hair to get that healthy scalp. DIY yogurt treatments for gorgeous skin and hair >>
Aloe vera Sunburn Relief: Fill up an ice-cube tray with aloe vera gel and keep it in your freezer, pop out a cube or two and apply on the sunburn area for instant relief.
Watch out for more summer beauty hacks in the next capsule. Happy noting down tips!