DIY Home Beauty Recipes: Strawberries

Strawberries are refreshing and delicious to eat. They are packed with nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin B2, potassium, vitamin K that are good for the body. But did you also know that strawberries make great skincare treatments? These berries make great masks for the face and scrubs for the body. They contain salicylic acid that gets rid if dead skin cells to reveal  a brighter complexion. All you need are common ingredients found in your kitchen.

Strawberry and Honey Face Mask

1 strawberry

1 teaspoon of honey

1 bag of green tea

Mash the strawberry in a bowl using a fork until it gets to a lumpy consistency. Add honey and green tea. Apply all over a clean face and leave on for about ten minutes. Rinse with warm water.

Strawberry Sugar Scrub

1 large strawberry

½ cup of sugar

1 teaspoon of olive oil

Mash the strawberry with a fork. Add oil and sugar. Don’t stir this too much or the sugar will all dissolve. Rub onto legs and arm or all over the body. Leave on for about one minute and then rinse. You can also gently rub this on the lips as well.

These treatments are so easy to make and smell so yummy!