Exfoliate your lips with a toothbrush to smooth and plump them.
After you brush your teeth, brush your lips with your toothbrush, too! Don’t use toothpaste. Just brush your lips with water. This quick trick will remove any dead skin on your lips and promote circulation to make th-em seem bigger. Another option is to get a lip exfoliating product or make your own lip exfoliate by mixing equal parts sugar and olive oil. Rub the lip exfoliate over your lips to slough off dead skin and promote circulation.
Dunk your face into ice water and cucumbers to reduce puffiness.
Wash your face as you normally would, then fill a large bowl with ice cubes and 1 sliced cucumber. Then fill the bowl with water. Take a deep breath, then dunk your face into the bowl and keep it there for as long as you comfortably can, but for no more than 20 seconds. Lift your face out of the bowl, take a breath, and then pat your face dry with a clean dry towel. Continue your usual skincare routine after you dry off your face.
Tip: Another option is to move an ice cube across your face as it melts. Concentrate on any areas that are puffy, but don’t hold the ice against your skin for more than 10-15 seconds as it may cause skin damage if you leave it in place for too long.
Rinse your hair with apple cider vinegar after washing for a shiny finish. Shampoo and condition your hair as you normally would. Then, pour 8 fl oz (240 mL) of apple cider vinegar over your hair. Follow this with a cool water rinse to remove the excess vinegar and close your hair cuticle.If you don’t have apple cider vinegar, you can just rinse your hair with cool water after conditioning it instead.
Rub the inside of a banana peel on your face to minimize fine lines.
Eat a banana or use it in a recipe, and then take the peel and rub the inside of it against your skin, concentrating on any fine lines. Leave the banana on your skin for about 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse your face with lukewarm water and pat it dry with a clean towel.
You could also mash a banana and apply it to your face as a moisturizing mask. Leave the mask on your face for about 10 minutes, then rinse it off and pat your skin dry.
Make a facial mask to pamper your skin.Check your pantry and refrigerator for ingredients that you could use to make a DIY facial mask. Wash your face, and then spread the mask over dry skin and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing it off. Then, moisturize your face as usual.
Combine 1/2 a ripe avocado, 1/2 cup (120 g) of plain yogurt, and 1 US tbsp. (15 mL) of honey for a soothing, moisturizing mask.
Mix together 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of lemon juice, and 1/2 of a teaspoon (2.5 g) of turmeric for a pore-shrinking mask.
Stir together 2 US tbsp. (30 mL) of honey, 1 teaspoon (5 g) of cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of lemon juice to calm skin and reduce redness.