10 Beauty Ingredients From Your Kitchen

Did you know that your kitchen is a beauty wonderland? It’s filled with foods that not only taste delicious, but can also help you out in your time of need. You’ve got ingredients filled with antioxidants, enzymes, and nutrients from nature — perfect for your next beauty issue. Because, let’s be real, we know there will be one!

I think we’re so amped up by all the beauty products on the market, we forget that there are simple and effective DIY treatments we can do at home — all with the help of a few beauty ingredients from your kitchen. Yes! That avocado you’re dying to eat for lunch will help you get the soft skin and hair that you’re looking for. Seriously, avocados are amazing! 

Here are 10 beauty ingredients from your kitchen! Which one is your favorite?

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  • SUGAR 2 of 11
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    We love sugar! Not only is it sweet, but it can also be used in a number of beauty scrubs to exfoliate the skin. It's a great way to rejuvenate it too! Check out this simple Cinnamon Sugar Scrub recipe.

     

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    I admit to being a little bit of a mayonnaise freak. It's so good! But did you know it's also an awesome hair conditioner for dry hair? Thank you, egg yolks! Check out this tutorial on How to Use Mayonnaise as a Hair Conditioner.

     

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    Eggs just aren't for breakfast! Use the egg whites for a face mask to help tone and tighten your skin. I love this easy Tightening/Toning Lemon Egg White Mask recipe.

     

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    Avocados are my favorite super fruit out there! They're packed with all kinds of good stuff. Use them in your next hair or face mask for their moisturizing benefits. Try this Avocado Face Mask recipe for a healthy glow.

     

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    Oh, oatmeal ... you're so delicious and healthy. And you were so wonderful that night you helped me soothe my irritated skin. I don't know what I'd do without you! But I do know what else I can do with you after reading 5 Ways to Make Oatmeal Your Absolute Beauty Secret.

     

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    Honey is naturally amazing and can do wonders for recipes and your skin! It's a humectant, which means it attracts and retains moisture. And the National Honey Board has tons of skin care recipes here for your skin's enjoyment!

     

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    Olive oil is a cooking favorite — we all know that. But it's also a beauty tool for some of your not-so-favorite beauty issues. Check out 7 Easy & Effective Beauty Uses for Extra Virgin Olive Oil for some helpful tips! 

     

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    In a recent post, I divulged the secret to battling dry and damaged hair with a Greek yogurt hair protein mask. For the sake of your hair, you can't pass this one up. Read 10 Quick-Fix Beauty Tips to Make Your Life Easier.

     

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    We've all heard about placing cooling cucumbers on your eyes to help with puffiness. Here's a spin on this favorite salad ingredient: watch this tutorial on how to make DIY Ice Cucumber Pads. 

     

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    We agree that lemons can be used in a million-and-one ways throughout your home. But don't forget they can be super helpful in the beauty department too! Check out 10 Ways to Incorporate Lemon Juice Into Your Beauty Regime for tips.

     

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