Winter doesn't have to be dry and scaly.
With these 10 simple homemade spa treatments, you can give up the chemicals, toxins, and mystery ingredients found in your favorite commercial lotions and fight cold winds, blizzards, and freezing temperatures -- which can do major damage on skin and hair in winter.
Even better, these DIY beauty products rely on ingredients you may even already have in your kitchen: coffee, avocado, eggs, vodka, chocolate chips, yogurt, vegetables, honey, and more.
For an even greener twist, choose organic, Fair Trade ingredients as often as possible.
Expired Yogurt Face Mask
We've all been there: finding an unused yogurt
that's a few too many days past its expiration in the back of the refrigerator. Before it goes bad, turn it into a moisturizing face mask.
Combine 1 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup honey, and 1 cup blended cucumber. Apply to face and let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse.
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