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8 Natural Beauty Savers – Giveaway!

8 Natural Beauty Savers – Giveaway!

By Zinn Beauty

We at Zinn love buzzing about natural beauty and this is what we realized… While we turn to our bathrooms and dressers for our daily beauty fix, most of what we need can be found in our pantry shelves. While you probably won’t substitute your entire beauty regimen, these are some natural beauty savers to keep at home for healthier and gentler beauty care:

Honey: This is the best natural hydration you can offer your skin to keep it glowing to its max. Just apply a little to your skin after cleansing, leave it on for 5-7 minutes and then wash off.

Oatmeal: With soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, oatmeal has beta glucan, a soluble fiber that creates a thin, moisture-retaining film on the surface of the skin. Try placing a handful of oats in a clean washcloth and immerse in hot water for 5 minutes, then splash the water on your face. Oatmeal also makes an excellent gentle exfoliator when boiled and mixed with milk and soothes irritated skin especially after sun exposure.

Argan oil: Abundant unsaturated fatty acids help balance moisture levels for excessively dry skin and hair, and the antioxidant vitamin E protects skin from further damage. The phytosterols repair by boosting collagen formation. Apply on your skin, face and body daily for healthy glowing skin and strong hair.

Oranges and lemons: We love the vitamins in these citrus fruits, but what we love even more is to use them for dead skin exfoliation and scar treatments. Make a scrub with granulated sugar, olive oil and orange juice and rub it into your elbows, knees and heels with the orange skin to slough off dead skin. Apply a few drops of lemon juice directly on your scars and pimple marks to let its natural bleaching properties fade them away over a period of time.

Eggs: Eggs can do more for you than giving you your breakfast protein fix. Separate the yolk and the white and whip the egg white until it is frothy. Apply it to your face and wash off after 15 minutes to tone down redness and tighten pores. For a hair treatment, whisk together 1 egg, 2 tablespoons coconut oil and 2 tablespoons sesame oil. Apply to your hair and wrap in a hot towel for 5 minutes.

Beer: Beer can pump up and volumize flat hair. The yeast and hops swell the hair shaft and plump the cuticle, adding volume. The acidity removes built up product residue. Pour a can over your hair after your shampoo and rinse with water. Opt for a dark beer with more yeast content to do the trick.

Strawberries: One of the richest sources of antioxidant vitamin C, strawberries can be used on your skin in many forms. One of our favorites is making a strawberry cleanser. Extract some strawberry juice and mix it with few drops of rose water. Spread the mixture on your face and gently rub. Once you have cleaned the skin, just rinse it off with cold water.

Lavender oil: Sprinkle some on your pillow for a night of uninterrupted beauty sleep!

GIVEAWAY! Leave a comment below for your chance to win the Zinn Beauty Collection, featuring 100% organic argan oil from Morocco. The winner will receive: Zinn Organic Moroccan Argan Oil, Zinn Velvet Facial Cleansing Milk, Revitalizing Anti-Aging Cream, and Zinn Smooth Body Milk with Moroccan Argan Oil. The Zinn Beauty Collection is free of preservatives, artificial colors, parabens, sulfates, animal extracts, and is not tested on animals. Winner will be selected August 31. Good luck!

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

Adrianne P.

Please email Samantha at samanthas@care2team.com to claim your prize. Thanks to everyone who entered!

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1:53PM PST on Jan 17, 2013

Iam very impressed with all your suggestions and will try what i can, i had basil cell cancer on my right side of my face it left a scar you can not imagine, i lost my right eye lid lower they have tried to build it back but can not. i try to keep the skin tight as much as possible because my lower lid is gone it droops all the time i do not like going out lost my life because of this stuff and because iam on medicare i can not get any help with the eye drooping i appreciate all help aND SUGGESTIONS I TAKE THEM VERY SERIOUSLY THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING PEOPLE LIKE ME

9:28AM PDT on Jul 5, 2012

thanks...

10:50PM PST on Dec 13, 2011

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1:50PM PDT on Oct 27, 2011

Thanks. These sound great.

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1:48PM PDT on Sep 7, 2011

Love the information. Natural beauty needs natural beauty products. Thanks for all the information.

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