Natural and DIY remedies for 10 small beauty problems

In our daily routine, we face a number of small beauty problems that can be annoying. Fortunately, nature offers a wide range of remedies that can help us solve them. Here are ten natural, DIY solutions to some of the most common beauty problems.

It would be wonderful to wake up every morning in perfect condition, looking fresh and relaxed. But as we know, beauty and well-being need to be carefully cultivated day by day. Even better with use completely natural remediescheaper and more environmentally sustainable than a cosmetic farm.

Honey, olive oil, vinegar, tea, yogurt, lettuce or cocoa are just some of the natural ingredients useful for taking care of your health and physical appearance. Here’s a list of ten DIY remedies to deal with the most common everyday aesthetic emergencies.

Rough and cracked hands

cracked hands

The Coldor sudden changes in temperature, but also the use of cleaning agents and exposure to dust can contribute to this have hands red and cracked. Olive oil is an effective and completely natural way to soften and soften your skin again. You can apply it like a real cream, for example in the evening before going to bed and gently massage the most critical areas. At the end of the operation, in order to facilitate the absorption of the oil and not to mask everything around you, it is better to wear cotton gloves.

Dark circles and tired eyes

dark circles of cucumber

For tired eyes and dark circles and to soothe irritation, redness and swelling of the eyelids, you can intervene with some relatively well-known and definitely economical means: e.g. slices of cucumber or potato (strictly raw). Place cucumber slices on your eyes for 15-20 minutes. Cucumbers contain antioxidants that can reduce puffiness and lighten the area under the eyes, a possible alternative is tea: take two bags, it doesn’t matter what kind, steep them in hot water like an infusion, then let it cool. When they are cold, place them on your eyelids and relax.

Facial skin is too oily

DIY face mask

DIY face mask

At home, you can prepare simple cleaning and cleansing mixtures that can restore your skin to a fresh and healthy appearance. This oat peeling, for example: take two spoons of oatmeal and mix it with a spoon of honey and half a spoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture to the face, being careful to insist on the most critical areas, the chin and nose, and rinse with warm water. Alternatively, apply some aloe vera to your face. Aloe has astringent properties that help control sebum production.

If you have a little time, you can resort to some nice ones tightening and cleansing mask. There are several “recipes” useful for this purpose. For example, strawberry mask: crush two or three strawberries in a bowl and mix them with two spoons of honey, two egg whites and a spoonful of lemon juice. Apply a thin layer to the face, leave for a few minutes and rinse with warm water.

Before applying any mask, do not forget that the skin on the face must be very clean without makeup residue. And that after the mask it is always a good practice to finish the job with applications and tonic, even better if it’s organic (as an alternative to tonic, you can always dilute a few drops of lemon or vinegar in water).

Too dry facial skin

Again, there are different types DIY masks useful for this purpose, nourishing and moisturizing, to restore the tone and brightness of dry skin. For example, one salad mask: boil a few leaves of lettuce in a very small quantity of water, reduce them to a pulp, and add the yolk and almond flour in sufficient quantities to give the mixture a consistency. Apply the resulting cream to your face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes, then gently remove it with warm water.

Or you can choose a beautiful one yogurt mask: half a glass of white yogurt and half a glass of honey is enough. Mix both ingredients and spread the mixture on your face and leave it on for a quarter of an hour. Then gently remove, perhaps with a sponge, and rinse with warm water.

Oily and dull hair



Apply at the end of normal washing juice of two lemons, gently massage the scalp and then rinse. Lemon adds shine to the hair and with its astringent properties can help restore sebum production.

It represents an alternative mint: crush a few leaves of fresh mint and cook them in a pot. When the resulting mixture cools down, add two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Apply the mixture to the hair after shampooing, massage in and then rinse thoroughly.

Dry or brittle hair

For nourishes and regenerates hair, who suffer from stress, atmospheric influences or too many procedures, you can use a poultice based on honey and sweet almond oil, dissolve the honey in a water bath and then mix it with the oil. Apply the mixture to dry hair and leave it on for an hour, then continue with normal washing.

Or you can mix olive oil and almond oil with egg yolkand apply the resulting cream to dry hair, leave it on for a quarter of an hour before applying shampoo (it is always better to choose eco-bio so that it does not attack the hair and scalp).



Periods of fatigue and stress or long-term use of aggressive products such as hair sprays and gels can contribute to the onset problems with dandruff. Natural home remedy presentsvinegar (preferably apple): mix with water and massage the scalp with the mixture. Then wrap your hair in a towel and let it rest overnight before washing. AND Linseed oil is also excellent against dandruff, always apply before shampooing and massage the scalp. In any case, remember that “grandmother’s” remedies may not be enough to definitively eliminate unpleasant sensations from dandruff and that they should be excluded if the skin is irritated or scratched: it is always advisable to contact a dermatologist for specific treatment indications.




In addition to regular daily oral hygiene, you can try using a mouthwash based on water and lemon juice: a few drops of lemon are enough to improve the situation and feel fresh. Alternatively, you can use it against bad breath fennel seeds, green tea, anise or mint (to be used in the form of herbal teas or sweets). Another traditional remedy is chewing parsley leaves or coffee beans after a meal, or in rubbing the teeth and gums with sage leaves.

Rough and dull skin

In this case, we offer you an absolutely delicious body treatment: lor chocolate peeling. Dry mix some cocoa powder and brown sugar (you can also use fine salt as an alternative to sugar: not as delicious, but still effective) and dilute them a littleseed oil (or even sweet almonds) until you get a smooth cream. Then, spread the mixture on the skin and massage gently to hydrate and smooth it, and finally rinse.

Chapped lips

dry lips


The cocoa butter (you can find many natural ones on the market) it hydrates and protects the lips, but does not rid them of dead cells. For this reason, you can follow grandma’s old advice and focus onolive oil, which acts as an exfoliant. Alternatively, you can also try butter: spread a little on the lips, leave for a few minutes and then gently remove the nails with a toothbrush. The Valentine, finally, it acts as an emollient and promotes the healing of cracks.

In any case, regardless of your specific problem, always remember that a healthy and balanced diet is the basis of our physical well-being and that in many cases it also contributes to solving our aesthetic problems.


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