Is Beauty Care Burning a Hole in Your Pocket?

In the year 2014, UAE residents spent 9% more on personal care products, bringing the total national expenditure to Dh5.3 billion. This means each individual spends Dh567 annually in order to look good. It is estimated that this figure will increase by another half billion in the next five years, reported Emirates 24/7 News in May 2015. The products taken into consideration included fragrances, grooming products, bath and shower, cosmetics, deodorants, hair care and skin care. While there is nothing wrong with wanting to be well groomed have good skin, it must be said that it is possible to achieve the same by spending considerably less. There are several DIY tips that can help a person to have beautiful skin as well as take care of their hair removal needs, all in the privacy of their home. Here are some of them.

Top 3 Home Skin Care Tips

Facial Mist: A refreshing mist is just what your facial skin needs after being out in the Dubai heat. While an over the counter facial spray will cost you something between 20-25 Dirhams, you could make one at home for less than half the price. All of have to do is add half a vitamin C tablet in boiling water and stir till it dissolves. Then pour it into a glass container lined with lemon peel. Leave this concoction to stand for twenty four hours and decant into a spray bottle.

Body Scrub: A regular body scrub at the market could cost you anything between 60 to 180 Dirhams. You could easily replace them with one that is made at home and just as effective in whole body skin care. Instead of throwing the ground powder in the coffee maker after use, save it to add to a mixture of one third part salt on two thirds part olive oil. Not only will this remove the dead skin from your body, it will also smoothen your skin, it will also help to get rid of cellulite.

Hair Removal: Instead of going to expensive salons for hair removal or worse opting for laser removal, you could take care of unwanted hair on your own in the privacy of your home. Use Veet® Wax Strips With Easy Grip™ – Legs & Body – Normal Skin to be fuzz free up to four weeks. But if you are queasy about pulling your own hair out, you could also opt for the painless route and go in for Veet® In Shower Hair Removal Cream – Legs & Body – Normal Skin which is made of water resistant ingredients so you can epilate while you are in the shower. In both cases, you will have softer regrowth leading to smoother skin.


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