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10 DIY Winter Skincare Recipes

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8. Winter Hair Mask

Healing masks aren’t just for your face! A hair mask can help moisturize your hair and protect it from the dry winter weather. You can make this hair mask recipe from Life of Blyss into a vegan recipe by using agave nectar in place of honey.

9. Pumpkin Foot Scrub

Pumpkins are still in season, so this is the perfect time of year to treat your feet with a pumpkin food scrub! Organic Authority has a fully food-based recipe that combines cooked pumpkin, brown sugar, coffee beans, olive oil, and lemon to make a moisturizing and invigorating scrub to soothe your winter tootsies.

10. Easy Winter Hand Salve

For many of us, our hands bear the brunt of the cold weather’s moisture-sapping. You can revitalize your dry, cracked skin with a simple winter hand salve that even helps if you suffer from eczema during these chilly months. A rich combination of shea butter, avocado oil, and vitamin E, this hand salve is sure to heal your hands this winter!

Do you have any tried-and-true winter beauty recipes? Share away in the comments!

Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by rsuehle

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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4:09AM PDT on Aug 8, 2014

Coconut oil is very great for our skin and health too. It is also very beneficial for hair growth.

3:01AM PDT on Aug 1, 2014

You have shared great article! Thanks for sharing!

11:21AM PDT on Oct 15, 2013

Great recipes,thanks for sharing

5:21AM PDT on Jun 18, 2013

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5:36AM PST on Jan 30, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

9:15PM PST on Dec 9, 2012

thanks!

10:03PM PDT on Sep 26, 2012

Cool ideas!

11:10PM PDT on Sep 20, 2012

great tips!

6:03AM PDT on Aug 11, 2012

Thanks.

1:10PM PST on Feb 17, 2012

Thanks for these!

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As other posters have said, this would have been common knowledge for our grandparents. Mine lived t…

Sounds wonderfully festive and warming on cold days and nights. Thanks for the recipe.

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