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Sugar: Kitchen Cupboard Beauty Tips

Sugar: Kitchen Cupboard Beauty Tips

Cane sugar produces glycolic acid, one of the natural alpha hydroxy
acids that exfoliates the skin.

But sugar has more roles for
beauty care than making your skin silky soft (which it does

Learn how to sweeten your life (or at least your skin and hair) with sugar!

Here is a great


1 tablespoon sugar
1/3 to 1 cup hot water (less water for a thicker spray)

Dissolve the sugar in the hot water. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle, and spray on the hair. (You’ll need to soak the spray nozzle
in hot water to dissolve the sugar crystals between uses.)

Caution: Don’t use this hair spray when you will be outside and could attract bees and wasps.

If you have a teen at home – or if you are a teen – pay particular
attention, because you may just find out how it is that some people can
make their hair stand straight up on end for a whole day of school, and
this technique doesn’t even take toxic chemicals to accomplish the

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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6:20AM PDT on Jun 21, 2012

Thanks for the article; my mother and her sisters used to use sugar water to style their hair when they were teenagers.

8:21AM PDT on May 26, 2012


3:21PM PDT on May 14, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

12:43AM PDT on Apr 29, 2012

Thanks for the article.

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5:06PM PDT on Aug 10, 2011

Useful tips. Thanks for sharing.

9:17AM PDT on Jul 7, 2011

soundss awesomeee butwhat to do after applying this sugar water hair spray? wash it after some time ?? keep it till wash my hair ??

11:41AM PDT on Jul 3, 2011

Thank you

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