So, you get the call and it’s 4:30 p.m. on Saturday night. It’s a big date or an important date or even a night out with friends. You need to look your best and it’s too late in the day to book an appointment at Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery. Don’t fret. We’re here to help. We’ve gathered together some of our favorite in-home beauty tips to give you a fresh, vibrant look before your big night. They will think you spent all day getting ready, but only we’ll know the truth! Enjoy!
For your face:
- Exfoliate – Mix a Tbsp. each of brown sugar and white sugar combined with 2 Tbsp. coconut oil and 2 pulverized strawberries. Rub on the face to remove dead skin. Alternatively, mix Epsom salts with baby oil and gently scrub face or any surface where dead skin needs removing. - Acne Treatment – While hot, mix 1/3 C of white tea with 1/3 C Apple cider vinegar, when cooled apply to acne and acne scars with a cotton ball and rinse off after 30 minutes.
For your hair:
- Shinier Hair – After shampooing, rinse hair with a mixture of 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar and 1 qt. water. - Treat Oily Hair – Take 9 Tsp. Epsom Salts and add to ½ cup shampoo - Treat Dry Hair – Use one part olive oil combined with two parts honey, comb through hair and rinsed out after 20 minutes - Treat Limp Hair – Increase hair volume by combining equal parts hair conditioner and Epsom salts and warming then applying to hair. Leave in for 20 minutes then rinse
For your eyes:
- Puffy Eyes – Try one of the following or a combination. Beat egg whites until stiff, apply with a makeup brush and allow to dry before rinsing. Apply thinly sliced cucumber to the eye area and leave on for 15 to 20 minutes. - Dark Circles – Apply crushed mint leaves to dark areas for 20 minutes
For your curves:
- Reduce Cellulite - take 2 Tsp. olive oil and ½ cup fresh coffee grounds, heat the mixture, apply the paste to cellulite, and hold in place with plastic wrap for 20 minutes, then rinse. Although all of these treatments are beneficial for your skin, nothing beats a day at Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery. Schedule a skin consultation today to see the ways we can easily and quickly rejuvenate your skin.