Many people don’t realize that many common household items actually double as beauty products which can save you when you’re in a bind. (Not to mention they can save you money too!)
Below is a list of some household items that can double as beauty tools.
Baking Soda = Deodorant
Deodorizes under arm odor as well as dries up sweat. Simply pat a thin layer on your armpits and the baking soda will do the rest!
Pepto-Bismal = Facial Mask
The bismuth subsalicylate that is found in Pepto-Bismal is also commonly found in face creams. Applying a couple teaspoons of Pepto-Bismal and leaving it on your face for 15-30 minutes leaves your face soothed and calm.
Conditioner = Shaving Cream
Conditioner works better than regular soap when it comes to shaving. The conditioner will soften your hair which makes it easier to shave and also leaves your legs feeling super smooth and soft.
Advil Liqui-Gels = Zit Zapper
Open an Advil Liqui-Gel capsule when you have a pesky pimple and apply it to it. The gel will instantly reduce the swelling.
Milk of Magnesia = Face Mask
Milk of Magnesia works wonders to keep your skin looking smooth, clear and youthful. Simply apply a thin layer to your face, let dry and wash off.
Baby Powder = Shampoo
Baby powder is a cheap and simple tool at removing grease and oil from hair. Simply massage a small amount onto your roots and give it a quick blast from your blow dryer. This allows the powder to absorb oils leaving your hair looking clean and oil free.
Cucumber Juice & Baby Oil = Makeup Remover
Add a couple drops of cucumber juice and baby oil together to create your own makeup remover that’s quick, easy and gentle.
Olive Oil & Baby Oil = Mascara Remover
Combine a couple drops of olive oil and baby oil to create your own mascara remover.
Potato Juice & Lemon Juice = Blemish and Dark Circle Reducer
Combine a couple drops of potato juice and lemon juice and apply to blemishes or dark circles. This mixture will help to reduce both.
Tomato Juice = Pore Reducer
Applying tomato juice to skin and leaving it on for 10-15 minutes helps to reduce the appearance of large pores.