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10 homemade natural beauty and spa treatments found right in your kitchen - Special Sections

10 homemade natural beauty and spa treatments found right in your kitchen - Special Sections
10 homemade natural beauty and spa treatments found right in your kitchen BY JANUARY THOMAS For Sun-Times Media Reprints Forever searching for the Fountain of Youth, many people may find themselves spending hundreds, even thousands, of dollars on beauty products, salons and spa treatments each year hoping to achieve the latest and greatest skin, hair and body. You'd be amazed to find many natural and low-cost ingredients found right in your kitchen cupboard that produces amazing results and often work better than the expensive brands. Refrigerator of Youth, anyone? Brown Sugar Lemony Body ScrubThis particular scrub has lemon, which works as a natural disinfectant. Milk Foot SoakAdd 4 cups of warmed whole milk, 2 tablespoons of Epsom Salt and 6 drops of your favorite essential oil such as lemon, sandalwood or lavender to warm footbath. Invigorating Coffee ScrubCoffee contains Magnesium and Vitamin E. Strawberry Bleach MaskCelebrities, such as Catherine Zeta-Jones, swear by this.

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