Do you always immediately dispose of food that is no longer edible? Absolutely not! Overripe fruits or coffee grounds are good beauty helpers. Tikbow reveals three ingenious beauty hacks with food.
Beauty hack with food: Hair mask from üoverripe avocado
If the avocado has too many brown spots on the inside, it may no longer have much taste, but it is always good as a beauty hack with food. The good ingredients – above all the valuable fats – are however still preserved. Time to pay the avocado in the form of a nourishing hair mask the last honor. For this purpose, mash the fruit properly and mix it with some olive oil, honey and lemon juice to form a paste. Spread the mixture on the hair, leave for 30 minutes and rinse – the active ingredients will give your hair a wonderful shine. Übrigens: The riper the avocado, the better!
Peeling from coffee grounds
The residual caffeine in coffee grounds has an invigorating effect and promotes blood circulation. At the same time, the small granules remove dead skin cells and stimulate cell renewal. This makes used coffee grounds the perfect beauty hack with food: It is best to take the coffee grounds directly with you in the shower in the morning and rub them all over your body and face – either pure or refined with olive oil or honey.
Acid rinse from old wine
In the wine bottle is still a decent rest übrig and it is also forgotten for a week. The result: a completely sour, undrinkable puree. This is the precursor of really good vinegar. After three to four months, the alcohol is completely transformed into vinegar, making it a food for a beauty hack. The following applies: The more full-bodied the red wine was, the stronger the aroma of the resulting vinegar.
You can use it for cooking or mix an acidic rinse for your hair. The mixture of water and vinegar closes the cuticle of the hair. This visually increases the hair shine. Another positive aspect of the intact cuticle layer is that the hair becomes easier to comb – thus a natural conditioner.