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Treat dry skin with honey

Is your skin dull and dry from exposure to summer heat and sun? You can bring it back to life with a natural honey treatment. Honey will hydrate and rejuvenate skin leaving it looking and feeling beautiful.
Honey is a humectant, which means it attracts and retains moisture. It’s also an anti-irritant, making it suitable for a number of sensitive skin issues.

Dry skin moisturizer
Makes 2 applications

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons honey
2 Tablespoons cocoa butter, melted
2 drops bergamont oil (optional)
1 drop lavender oil or tea tree (optional)

Directions
Mix all ingredients together and apply to clean, dry face.

This all-natural moisturizer can be covered and kept in a cabinet, but it will solidify. For a second application, heat in microwave for 10 seconds, stir and apply to skin same as before.

Sweethearts’ chocolate honey body scrub
Makes 2 applications

Ingredients

2 cups honey
1/2 cup grapeseed oil
6 Tablespoons unsweetened chocolate, grated (can be substituted with cocoa powder)
2 cups kosher salt

Directions
In mixing bowl, combine honey and grapeseed oil. Stir in chocolate and salt, mixing completely. Consistency should be grainy and thick.

Apply scrub to skin and gently massage all over body. Remove with warm, damp towels or rinse in shower.

 You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on expensive hair care products from the salon to get great looking hair. Some of the most nourishing beauty treatments for your hair can be made in your own kitchen.
Banana Blend Conditioner
You might want to drink this concoction, but don’t! It’s actually a terrific conditioner for your hair! Use this mixture once a week all year round to keep your hair soft and manageable.

Ingredients:
1/2 banana
1/4 cantaloupe
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp plain yogurt
Directions:

Blend all ingredients until well combined.
Apply mixture to freshly washed hair, saturating from roots to tips.
Leave set for 30 minutes.
Rinse with cool water.  

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