Overnight treats for skin and hair are the best and they work while you rest and get your beauty tips. Even best is the fact that the treatments get longer to work on your skin and hair and you wake up to beautiful skin and hair. Looking out for some overnight remedies? Below are our favorite overnight beauty tips you should definitely try-
TREAT ACNE OVERNIGHT – To make an overnight acne treatment, you can make aloe sleeping mask. In a bowl, add 3 tablespoons commercial organic aloe vera gel and add in few drops of tea tree essential oil to it. Use this as a sleeping mask.
SMOOTH ROUGH FEET – Vicks works great to smooth the rough skin under your feet. Simply apply a thick layer of Vicks and cover your feet with a pair of socks before going to bed. Shea butter and aloe vera have great feet softening and nourishing properties. You can whip together 2 tablespoons softened shea butter and 3 tablespoon aloe vera to make a fluffy butter. Add in few drops of peppermint oil to it. Massage a generous amount on your feet and wear socks. Wash off in the morning.
LONGER LASHES – For longer lashes, mix equal quantities of coconut oil and black castor oil. Transfer it to an empty mascara tube and use the wand to brush the oil through your lashes before sleeping.
DRY HANDS – Mix used coffee grounds or sugar and olive oil to scrub your hands. Just as shea butter and jojoba oil works for your feet, it works for dry hands too. As an addition, you can also add in some coconut oil and whip. Massage a generous amount on your hands and wear gloves. Wash off in the morning.
BRIGHT GLOWING SKIN – You can make your own overnight sleeping mask with the goodness of turmeric that has brightening properties. READ MORE – TURMERIC NIGHT SKIN GEL – WAKEUP TO CLEAR, HEALTHY AND GLOWING SKIN
OVERNIGHT LIP TREATMENT – If you have chapped lips, this is the best overnight remedy. Mix together 1 tbsp of ghee ( clarified butter) and 1 tbsp of honey. Pour it into a roll-on bottle. Apply it on your lips before going to bed. You can also Whip together 3 tablespoons shea butter and 1 teaspoon raw honey. Use it on lips before sleeping.
NAIL GROWTH – Mash 2-3 garlic pods and add warm olive oil to it. Pour everything in a clean nail polish bottle. Apply the garlic serum on your nails before going to bed for faster nail growth. You can also mix 1 tsp of melted beeswax and 1 tbsp of olive oil and store it in a jar. Smooth a small amount on the nails before going to bed for longer stronger nails.
THICKER EYEBROWS – I have been using essential oils on my hair for a while now and I love it. This time while making an oil blend for my eyebrows, I used essential oils in it and I love how thicker my eyebrows have grown in just about 3 months of use. To make – Take 2 tbsp of black castor oil, add 2 drops of rosemary essential oil and 2 drops of peppermint essential oil. Use a mascara wand and lightly brush it across your eyebrows. The mascara wand coats every hair and also gently exfoliates the area for faster hair growth. Make sure not to get essential oils in your eyes. ** Patch test before use to check for any allergic reaction from the essential oils.
LIGHTEN DARK CIRCLES – A combination of coffee and almond oil works the best for dark circles. In a bowl, add 4 tablespoons almond oil and 2 tablespoons ground coffee. Place it on a double boiler for 2 hours. Let it cool and strain out the oil. Transfer it to an amber bottle and use it under your eyes before sleeping.
CLEAR HEALTHY SKIN – FADE SCARS AND PIGMENTATION – To wake up to healthy skin, Add rosehip seed oil, the oil is non-comedogenic and is perfect for all skin types, Mix it along with few drops of tea tree oil. Or mix equal amounts of rosehip oil to raw shea butter, warm it up in your fingertips to melt the shea butter and massage it before going to bed using upwards strokes for 5 mins to increase blood circulation. The massage will firm and tighten your skin and the oil will keep your skin healthy and glowing. Wash it off in the morning.
LONGER THICKER HAIR – Use this hair mask at night to hydrate and nourish hair. It reduces dandruff and strengthens hair follicles. Boosts hair growth and makes hair thicker and longer gradually. READ MORE – OVERNIGHT HAIR THICKENING MASK
Caution – Patch test before use to check for any allergic reaction. If you are not familiar with essential oils or using it for the first time then kindly check with your physician before using them.