Hello sun protection fanatics! Would you smear some yellow paste on your face and head out if I told you it’d protect you from sunburn and sun damage? Probably not huh? Well, many girls and even guys in Myanmar (Burma) won’t bat an eyelid about going public with a face full of such a paste to protect their skin from the scorching Myanmar sun. Yes, we’re talking about a yellow paste of thanaka powder–Myanmar’s age-old skincare secret that keeps the Burmese from having their face damaged by the sun’s harmful rays even after hours of outdoor work in the fields.
About three months ago, I began indulging myself in a weekly DIY beauty treatment routine that involves the resurrection of the Muji Compressed Facial Mask Sheets. Although there are many commercially available mask sheets out in the market, I prefer to customize my own facial mask sheets to add just what my skin needs. So using a compressed facial mask sheet gives me flexibility and it also allows me to use up some products that have been lying around unloved or were fast approaching expiry date.
Over lunch recently, a male colleague shared his best beauty remedy using egg white to make a DIY nose pore strip. I’ve whipped up egg white to make a face peel but it never occurred to me to make a pore strip of out the ingredient. I gave his recommendation a try and geez, it works perfectly! In fact, it makes a pretty good Biore pore strip dupe!
I started feeding Gracie apple cider vinegar recently because of her yeast infection and while I was reading up about how it’ll benefit the dogs, I was reminded of the many wonders of this often touted health and beauty elixir. I can see the reason for the raves, considering how cheap and easily available this item is. Unfortunately, because of the funky smell, I can’t bring myself to drink nor douse my face and hair with it regularly. But if your nose is more tolerable towards what smells like sweaty socks (o.O), you may want to read on to find out the different beauty reasons to use apple cider vinegar. But first, let me share with you a list of five celebrities who have been benefiting from this vinegar.