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Beauty and Body Care Savings

Take a walk through the beauty and body care department in your local drug store and you should find that the prices for many beauty and body care products are skyrocketing into orbit. Many also are shocked to discover that many companies are keeping cost for their products down by fooling the consumer into thinking that they are getting the same old original product. Take a close look at that favorite shampoo, conditioner, or face lotion. I "betcha" the size is smaller by about an ounce or two. This is the clever way major companies are saving money. They reduce the size of the product, but keep the price the same. Ever wonder if there was an easy way for the consumer to save more money on beauty and body care products? Here are a few tips.

Save on Hair Coloring Products

Many women spend tons of money on hair coloring. It is much easier to go natural. That's right! Use natural products that are already around the house to instantly color dull grey hair. Using the natural products is safer and healthier than applying those harsh chemicals to the hair. For example, to color greying brown hair, boil a tea bag and let the water cool. Pour the cooled water through the hair after shampooing. Add golden highlights to dull brown hair by pouring an infusion of chamomile tea through hair after shampooing. Afterwards, relax in the sun and let the hair dry under the sun's warm rays for ten or fifteen minutes. Here is how to make greying black hair glossy and black. Boil a handful of sage in a quart of water. Let the mixture cool. Then pour the mixture through clean hair. This mixture also makes hair healthier and easy to manage.

Makeup Savings Tip (Eyes)

Listen, who said you have to pay big bucks on several eye makeup products to look fabulous? Those on a budget or watching the pennies might find it rewarding to learn how to use one makeup product several ways. For example, one black mascara wand is a perfect substitute for several eye makeup products. It's true. Use the mascara wand to curl lashes. Then add a bit of color to top and bottom lashes with the same mascara wand. Next, take the tip of the mascara wand and draw a line close to the top and bottom lashes. Finally, use the mascara wand to comb eyebrows into a perfectly well-groomed shape.

Lip Care

Are you bothered with chapped lips? Let's face it, chapped lips are very unattractive even on the most beautiful face. One way to keep chapped lips away, is to exfoliate. don't pay for one of those expensive exfoliating products instead make your own for pennies. Mix one teaspoon of sugar with one drop of olive oil. Take a clean toothbrush and dip in the mixture. Brush lips gently, but firmly with the toothbrush in a back and forth motion. This motion removes dry chapped skin to reveal new skin underneath. After the process is complete, your lips should be kissable sweet. Rub a drop of olive oil on your lips to keep them moisturized all day long.

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