Beauty tips and tricks: Raid the fridge and larder for home remedies

Great home-made face and body exfoliators are right at your fingertips

 

Sadie Fisher:

I started making my own beauty products because I was broke. I found that my skin improved and I actually started getting compliments about my skin, so I believe I must be doing something right.

 

A really good home-made face exfoliator:

1tbs yoghurt

1tsp turmeric powder

The yoghurt is soothing and the turmeric powder is detoxing and will clear out all those blocked pores.

 

A home-made body exfoliator:

2 handfuls sea salt

3tbs olive oil

Scrub all over problem areas then shower off. I also use this recipe as a hand exfoliator. Cheaper and more effective than any shop-bought scrub.

 

A cheap alternative to Bio Oil is Rescue Oil, which you can get in some discount stores. Put it around those pesky crow’s feet at night.

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