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By:Â Allana Mortell
I will never forget the first time I walked into a beauty salon. I was eight and dragged along to watch my mom get her haircut. To reach the upstairs salon, we had to first walk through the spa. As I turned the corner too quickly, I almost ran smack-dab into an employee carrying a whole tray of sliced cucumbers.Â I figured they were for a snack. I quickly realized I was wrong when, out of the corner of my eye, I spotted an elderly woman lying on her back with her feet up, hair wrapped in a towel with two slices of cucumbers covering each eye.
I didn’t know it then, but those cucumbers were working magic on what I could only assume to be, a pair of very puffy eyes. Cucumbers, along with a plethora of other fruits, vegetables and pantry items you possibly have lying around your house, are not only beneficial for your health but for your beauty as well. There are plenty of at-home remedies, masks, scrubs and the like you can create just by going through your refrigerator. These days, finding at-home remedies that actually work is like finding a five-dollar bill on the street. It’s unexpected and always welcome!
So just which foods can also be used to enhance your beauty? Here’s a list of ingredients (and tips of their use) that can work as beautifiers that you just may have lying in your pantry or fridge. Read More