Top 3 DIY Beauty Tips For 2015

We have picked our top 3 favourite DIY beauty tricks for 2015. These beauty tips will not only help with any resolutions but can be a great new regime leading up to your big day so you look your absolute best when the camera is on! Happy New Year!

How to get smooth silky hair Here are 3 the best remedies!
How to get smooth silky hair Here are 3 the best remedies!

Beer Hair Rinse

If you are craving strong and silky looking hair, this beer rinse is the key to success! Tip: Don't use this treatment right before the big day or risk smelling like a frat house.

What You'll Need:

  • - 1/4 cup water
  • - 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • - 1/4 cup beer preferably IPA because it is hoppier

Mix together and use as a final rinse after conditioning, rinsing completely with warm water. Repeat once a week for best results.

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Chocolate Face Mask

If you are feeling like your skin is looking tired and old, use cocoa's natural antioxidants to help revive it!

What You'll Need:

  • - 1/3 cup natural cocoa powder
  • - 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • - 2 tsp cottage cheese
  • - 3 tsp honey

Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and apply to wet skin. Leave on your face for 15-20 minutes and rinse with warm water. Repeat once a week!


Natural Aloe Vera Toner

This natural toner is rich in zinc and alpha hydroxy acids, which will help dissolve the top layer of dead skin cells. Match that with the soothing aloe vera juice to restore moisture and you have yourself a winter power pack for your skin!

What You'll Need:

  • -½ cup distilled water
  • -1 tbsp rooibos tea (red tea)
  • -1 tbsp aloe vera juice
  • -2 tbsp rosewater

Brew a cup of red tea and let steep for 20 minutes before removing the bag and placing in the fridge to cool. Pour the rosewater, aloe vera juice and red tea into a bottle and shake well. Swipe on skin with a cotton pad and follow with your usual moisturizer.

Xo Calie & Sarina

Posted on December 31, 2014 and filed under Wedding Photographer Edmonton.