Soothe sunburn by applying cool, brewed sweet tea to the affected areas. The tannins in tea can help reduce inflammation and provide relief.
Mix cornmeal with water or a gentle cleanser to create a natural exfoliating scrub. This helps to remove dead skin cells and reveal a smoother complexion.
Add buttermilk to your bath for a nourishing soak. The lactic acid in buttermilk acts as a gentle exfoliant, leaving your skin soft and supple.
Rinse your hair with a solution of apple cider vinegar and water to remove buildup, add shine, and balance the pH of your scalp.
Mix honey and lemon juice to create a natural face mask. Honey is moisturizing, while lemon has brightening properties, making it an effective treatment for clearer skin.
Apply aloe vera gel to your hair to moisturize and add shine. Aloe vera is known for its hydrating properties and can benefit both the scalp and hair strands.
Make a simple facial mask by mixing grits with water. Grits can act as a gentle exfoliant and may help absorb excess oil, leaving your skin feeling fresh.
Dab a small amount of mint julep (containing mint, sulfur, and other ingredients) on acne spots to help dry them out and promote healing.
Place chilled cucumber slices on your eyes to reduce puffiness and refresh the delicate skin around the eyes.