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Breanna Willis, Staff Reporter

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As the summer approaches many of us want to look good to get that summer glow! Many companies make products that attempt to give you what you want, but fail and then you wasted a good buck on it. Natural beauty remedies are key to keep you looking your best this summer. Here, you will find recipes for natural makeup, face masks, spa treatments, hair treatments and other DIY beauty treatments!

DIY Natural Blush

  • 1/2 tsp. Arrowroot Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Hibiscus Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Beet Root Powder

DIY Natural Blush


Honey Face Masks 

  • Oily Skin Honey – 1 tbsp. aloe vera, 2 tbsp. honey
  • Shrink Pores Honey – Egg white, honey
  • Brighten Skin Honey – 2 tbsp. yogurt, 1 tbsp. honey
  • Smooth Skin Honey – 2 tbsp. baking soda, 1 tbsp. olive oil, 1 tbsp. honey
  • Blackheads Honey – 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, 2 tbsp. honey
  • Dry Skin Honey – 1 tbsp. coconut oil, 2 tbsp. honey

10 Simple Honey Face Masks for every skin problems


At Home Spa Treatment

  • Chlorine Damaged Hair – 1 egg, 1/4 cucumber peeled, 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Cooling Facial & Sunburn Relief – Cotton Face Mask, Green Tea
  • Blueberry Summer Facial Mask – 1/4 cup blueberries, 1 tbsp. honey, 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Soothing Foot Spa – Epsom Salt, Essential Oil of your choice

DIY Edible Mud Mask

  • Lemon Juice
  • Honey
  • Buttermilk
  • Cocoa
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Banana

DIY Edible “Mud” Mask

Natural Tanner

  • 2 tbs. cocoa powder
  • Any moisturizer
  • Empty Bottle

Natural Self-Tanner 

  • 1/2 cup unscented white lotion
  • 1/3 cup of cocoa powder

Overnight Beauty Tips 

  • Dry Lips – Apply a thin layer of honey on your lips before going to bed, and wake up to smooth lips.
  • Acne – Apply a small dab of honey to your acne and cover it with a band-aid.
  • Split Ends – Mix honey and olive oil and apply to the ends of your hair.
  • Lighten Hair – Mix honey and chamomile tea in a spray bottle. Spray all over your hair, cover with shower cap, and leave on over night.

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Breanna Willis, Staff Reporter

Breanna is a Junior at WCHS and this is her first year writing for The Jacket Journal! Her hobbies include hand lettering,  and biking and hiking with...

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