Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


Have you ever used a food product in your beauty regimen? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerCoconut oil, olive oil, eggs, and mayo… the latter being part of hair masks, I think, and the oils for removing makeup!

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47 thoughts on “Have you ever used a food product in your beauty regimen?

  1. Coconut oil, brown sugar, oatmeal, bananas, honey…Unashamed! They work great!

  2. C

    I made a lip scrub out of honey, coconut oil and sugar and it works well :)

  3. breyerchic04

    Coconut, Olive, and Grapeseed oils for removing makeup or sometimes moisturizing. Honey as a facial and hair mask (mixed with aloe gel on my hair), lemon juice to lighten hair as a teen.

  4. Avatar of Daniel Daniel

    Egg whites, lemon, vinegar, honey, cucumber, tomato. I mistankenly used white vinegar once, and it over-dried my face; learn from my mistakes, kids. :,(

  5. I used to mix refined sugar with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser.

  6. Yup, apple cider vinegar and water as a rinse to strip residue hair product, and olive oil with liquid soap and water to clean makeup brushes.

  7. Avatar of Aida Aida

    I use various oils as moisturizers and I’ve used stuff like eggs, yogurt, milk, avocados, honey, sugar, bananas, oatmeal, lemons, papaya, baking soda for face/hair masks and scrubs/exfoliants.

  8. Avatar of Veronica Veronica

    I use olive oil and sugar to exfoliate my lips when necessary. Works like a charm. :)

  9. eamenes

    Argan oil from a Moroccan grocery store!

  10. Superfine sugar and 1 drop of vanilla extract in almond or walnut oil as lip exfoliant. My go-to forever. A cup of powdered milk in my bath a lot, In addition to bubble bath, I buy the biggest box. Wet teabags on my eyes when I have allergy attack, it depuffs them. I did an egg white mask, a honey mask and avocado mayo treatment on my hair…once each. Yuk. But I love Korres Greek Yogurt Sleeping Facial, yummy smell.

  11. Jip

    Oils for hair
    Honey, oatmeal & yoghurt for face (not at the same time)
    Did the milk & gelatin trick as a Biore duplicate (it really works!!!)

  12. I can use everything from my food/fruit basket on my face.. Cucumber, tomato, Potato, sugar, bananas, honey, Orange, lemon, curd !! ..what not.. list is pretty long.
    and yes oils as well Almond oil, coconut oil.. :)

  13. Jip

    Oops, I forgot,
    Brown sugar for exfoliant
    Baking soda for bath fizzles
    Salt for exfoliant and/or foot bath

  14. I use olive oil on my very damaged, frizzy hair before applying silicone-based hair serum. It does weigh my hair down a bit, but that’s helpful in my case.

  15. Avatar of Rachel Rachel

    I use coconut oil as a deep conditioning treatment and also as an eye makeup remover. I use apple cider vinegar to clarify my hair a few times a month. I also use baking soda mixed with shampoo when my hair feels greasy and full of product build-up. For a face mask, I use oats mixed with a little bit of water. It is great for soothing inflamed skin!

  16. Adina

    Honey face mask twice a week, yoghurt and brown sugar mask (sugar let to disolve) one a week. Coconut&olive oil mask every two washes.

  17. Soren

    Oats! oats oats oats, what a miracle they are. I like to soak them with lavender buds and honey in a bowl of warm water and scrub/bathe hands in the concoction before I do my nails. also wrap some oats up in gauze and float it in the bath tub for suuuuper luxuriously smooth skin! oats are such an amazing, natural moisturizer.

  18. Avatar of AngieButterfly AngieButterfly

    I’ve used a honey mask. But I swear it broke me out. *Sigh*

  19. Avatar of Anne Anne

    I use baking soda as a facial scrub!

  20. I use coconut oil in my hair once a month, avocado oil on my face every night, I scrub my lips with a mix of vegetable oil honey and sugar and sometimes I do a honey or apple cider vinegar rinse for my hair.

  21. Yes and I hated it! Messy and no results. A total waste of time and I will never do it again.

  22. Avatar of Mar A. Mar

    Coconut oil, agave and sugar as a lip scrub.

  23. Avatar of Candace Candace

    I add a few drops of grape seed oil to my night moisturizer. It makes my skin feel super soft when I wake up and helps with dark spots. Plus it’s SUPER cheap.

  24. I’ve used honey, coconut oil, olive oil, and coconut milk in hair masks before. I had used honey on acne scars at one point, but that did not work for me.

  25. I go natural whenever and wherever possible. Some of things are do are:

    I use olive oil mixed with tea tree oil to shave with. It gives an incredibly close shave and really saves your razor blades. I also mix it with coconut oil and several other carrier oils like jojoba and avocado along with essential oils and put on my face at night. I wake up with baby soft, glowing skin. I mix coconut oil with sugar for a lip scrub. I use honey, raw oatmeal and poppy seeds as a body & facial scrub. The honey is incredibly moisturizing.

  26. Avatar of Lauren Lauren

    Coconut oil in my hair. I also tried a honey rinse in my hair, which my hair hated. I avoid oils on my skin like the plague.

  27. Melissa

    I use coconut oil to detangle my curly hair, sugar, honey & baking soda to exfoliate my lips.

  28. CeeBee

    Turmeric and plain yogurt as a face mask, mashed avocado as a hair conditioner, rosemary and a dash of white vinegar as a hair rinse, oats as a bath soak and I use medical grade manuka honey on any topical infections.

    I use sweet almond oil when I make bath bombs too :-)

  29. Avatar of milaxx milaxx

    Organic Apple cider vinegar to clarify/remove product build up in my hair when shampooing, coconut oil on my hair when retwisting my dreadlocs, olive oil all over my body as moisturizer.

  30. zainab

    Baking soda, honey and oil in my hair, oatmeal, olive oil, almond oil and yoghurt on my skin; I’ve tried the teabag on the eyes trick a couple of times. I tried a brown sugar scrub, but I’m not sure if it did much. I’m considering the coffee grounds on cellulite thing too…

  31. Yoghurt, sugar, olive oil for my skin in the shower, coconut oil for skin and hair, oats, milk…Wayne Goss said that if your fake tan is too orange, add a couple of drops of red food dye into the bottle and shake it. Have still yet to try this – I’m a redhead now and fake tan looks atrocious with the new shade! (thank God, I got so sick of the smell >_<)

  32. Avatar of Brenda Brenda

    I use coconut oil regularly as a deep conditioner and treatment for my scalp (psoriasis) – also as a facial moisturizer at night and on my hands. It heals damaged skin really well for me.

    • Jenn H.

      Oh thanks for the idea! More coconut oil! Except how to do you keep it at a consistency that it’s not solid?

  33. Katie F

    Coconut oil as well, also apple cider vinegar! That stuff is awesome, for skin, hair, pretty much everything. Sometimes I use baking soda and powdered ginger in the bathtub.

  34. Avatar of Mikki G Michelle

    I make my own eye makeup remover with olive oil, water, and baby shampoo. It works great, is cheap, and less irritating than some expensive commercial brands. I use coconut oil as a lotion for dry skin all over.

  35. Avatar of Clio Clio

    Coconut oil as a hair conditioner! BEAUTIFULLY soft results, but you need to wash it out well with a sulfate-free shampoo, or it will leave your hair very heavy and greasy.

  36. Jenn H.

    My reasoning for using this isn’t for beauty purposes, but it actually does do some wonders. I use a sea salt scrub with coconut oil or olive oil for body exfolitation to get rid of dead skin cells for swimming. :) (post shave, which is usually not a good idea) I’ve had to use olive oil to moisturize thanks to stupid chlorine.

  37. Avatar of akanksha Akanksha

    papaya as a face mask!
    chilled cucumber slices on my eyes for a few minutes to relax.

  38. Avatar of SandraJT SandraJT

    Ground oats, ground almonds, honey, yogurt, papaya, lemon, sugar, ground coffee, coconut milk, coconut oil, avocados, citric acid, rice flour, turmeric powder, etc etc. There are countless uses for fod products in hair & skin care.

  39. Avatar of SandraJT SandraJT

    Forgot, fresh garlic cloves on my son’s wart. Killed it & he never got another one.

  40. Basema

    Yoghurt as face mask, cucumber on my eyes, rose water as toner, sugar to scrub the lips, salt & olive oil to scrub the body, almond&coconut&olive oil as hair mask, Avocado as face & hair mask, potato as face mask :)

  41. For my face mask I use, greek yogurt and honey, and for my lip scrub I use white sugar olive oil and honey.

  42. Yes! I’ve used yoghurt, carrot and corn starch as a face mask to cleanse and moisturize skin (it does work – it minimized breakouts :) ). I´ve also used oatmeal and honey for face masks, mayonaisse as a hair mask, olive oil to soften cuticles and a hand scrub of lemon juice and sugar!

  43. I love to use honey as a face mask! x

  44. Avatar of Tonnie Tonnie

    I use coconut oil daily to remove my eye makeup. It doesn’t get any more gentle or less harsh than that!

  45. Avatar of Sumi Sumi

    I use Tumeric powder mixed with a bit of water to brighten the complexion. Works a treat! Thanks for the shout out Christine! X

  46. a strong mineral water is the best face tonic ever….