How to Look Good and Feel Great on a Budget

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Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand, but it can be difficult to afford the latest beauty and skincare products when you’re pinching pennies. Luckily, you don’t need to splash your cash to look your best. In fact, you can look like a million dollars with everyday ingredients, a bit of know-how, and by being thrifty. Here are a few money-savvy tips to help you stay beautiful both inside and out.

Keep an Eye Out For Discount Codes

Don’t worry if you are drawn to beauty products that promise the world and expensive perfumes that smell great. People on a budget can still indulge in branded products by using discount codes when making an online purchase. Parfumdreams is an online retailer who stocks over 850 hair, beauty, and skincare brands. With a Parfumdreams code, you can purchase quality products from high-end brands at a reduced cost.

Discover Different Uses For Coconut Oil

When it comes to all things hair and beauty, coconut oil is a godsend. Not only does it provide a whole host of benefits when incorporated into your diet, studies show that it also has antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties too. Not to mention, it contains fatty acids that are good for you, and it is naturally enriched with vitamins D, E, and K. Apply coconut oil topically to moisturize your skin and enhance your skin’s natural protective barrier. When used as an occasional hair treatment, it can provide nourishment, increase shine and protect your hair from damage. This natural oil can even work wonders on your nails. Rather than purchasing a cuticle oil with a hefty price tag. The moisturizing properties can help treat damaged cuticles and repair cracked and brittle nails.

Smile Brighter With Oil Pulling

In addition to all of the above, coconut oil can also be used for oil pulling. Oil pulling is a traditional, ayurvedic practice that is thousands of years old. It involves switching a tablespoon of oil in the mouth for 5 to 20 minutes before spitting it out. The idea is that the oil ‘pulls’ toxins out of the body from the oral cavity. This traditional treatment is said to be excellent for whitening teeth naturally, protecting your pearly whites against cavities, and getting rid of bad breath. As well as an improved smile, the positive impact oil pulling can have on your teeth can also have a knock-on effect on your mood too.

Exfoliate With a Homemade Scrub

With a plethora of DIY skincare recipes online, there is no reason to spend your hard-earned money on a branded product. In particular, homemade scrubs are easy to make and can contain basic items that many people already have in their home. A good scrub is essential for exfoliation and can help keep your skin looking fresh. One easy recipe includes oatmeal, brown sugar, and, once again, coconut oil. For chapped lips, try exfoliating them with a scrub made out of similar ingredients. A concoction of brown sugar, coconut oil, and honey can help rid your lips of flaky skin.