Winter brings cosy evenings, warm soups, blankets to snuggle in, and long nights with the family. Amidst all the joys, there are a few downsides however.
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This is the season of dryness and strong windswhen even trees have to go bare and it spares not us humans, our skin, our hair
During winter we often hear complaints of:
Dry, itchy skin that flakes easily
Difficulty to stretch skin
Dry, frizzy hair that easily breaks
Split-ends and hair loss
Spa treatments are not only time and money consuming, but also subject to high levels of chemicals. This DIY skin and hair care treatment is made with natural ingredients from the pantry - one mixture for the skin and hair both.
2-3 tablespoons natural yogurt
1 tablespoon honey (preferably raw organic)
Lemon juice from a quarter lemon
1/2 tablespoon coconut or olive oil
Shea butter (optional)
In a clean bowl, mix all the ingredients except the oil and mix well with a spoon.
Clean your face and apply the mixture with your fingers or cotton ball.
For hair, rub some coconut or olive oil on the scalp for nourishment. Apply the above mixture through the hair strands.
Leave this on for 15-20 minutes.
Wash face with lukewarm water and pat dry.
Wash hair with mild shampoo and conditioner.
You may do both the rituals separately. Safe to do two-three times a week.
How each component works
It is a natural humectant, thus helps to seal in the moisture and prevent dryness.