Save The Extra Buck By Adopting DIY

Free on the weekend but all parlor appointments are full? Or have you just over spent in the shopping sale and have a very small budget for spending at the parlor? Now, you do not have to worry about all this because today with the advancements of science and technology at the disposal of the common man through the virtual world, the concept of DIY has become the “in thing” today.

All you have to do is find out the right way to make the required skin care product/ serum/ lotion or whatever you wish to use, get all the ingredients and there you are – ready with the home made body care product.

The best part about the DIY recipes are that they save a lot of money and time that you would otherwise spend at the salons and parlors. Plus they are made by you and thus you know what is in it, making it 100% organic and healthy and the added advantage? You will not use products that would be harmful to your skin because after all – who knows your body and skin better than you?

Save The Extra Buck By Adopting DIY

What can you Make at Home?

Well, there are some products that cannot be made at home while others with the proper ingredients and recipe, they can be made at home and use. Below given are few skin care products that can easily be made at home –

  • Facial masks – for dry and oily skin
  • Face washes
  • Bleach
  • Hair dye
  • Eye liner removers
  • Kohl
  • Scrubs – for foot and hands
  • Hair shampoos
  • Nail paint remover

The above listed are just the most commonly DIY home made body care products.

Save The Extra Buck By Adopting DIY

Quick Tips to Keep in Mind –

DIY home made body care products have their own advantages but it is very important to do it in the right way to be able to get maximum benefits out of the made product. Below given are few tips to DIY (Do It Yourself) homemade body care products –

  • There are plenty of skin care products. Use only those which best suit your skin type.
  • Do not follow any and all recipes that are available. Trust only reliable sources.
  • Avoid use of any kind of chemicals.
  • Try and use recipes that involve yogurt, honey, avocado, aloe vera etc.
  • Do not assume quantities. Follow the instructions in the video or book.
  • If you are following recipes from online sources, make sure that you are reading reviews about the beautician who is in the video.
  • Before indulging into any new product, try and consult a dermatologist and find out your skin type.
  • After making the product, do not apply it completely. First test the results on a small portion. For instance, if you made a bleach, try bleaching your leg hair to avoid any side effects on your face directly.
  • Avoid processes that ask you to expose your skin especially facial skin to heat or steam. They might be good to an extent but they have severe side effects including burning the skin if exposed to excessive heat or opening up closed pores leading in development of pimples.
  • Do not compromise on the quality at any stage. Even while buying ingredients, make sure you are buying the best available quality.

The best way to increase the life span of your skin is to take proper care of it. Do not go ahead and apply all and any product that is suggested by your friends or other known people. Not all products suit everybody. There are different products for different people and different skin types. The best DIY home made products include fruits and vegetables, honey, avocado, aloe vera and not chemicals. So, save your money by indulging into DIY skin care products today.

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