Health and beauty solutions you can find in your fridge…

Obviously the Bath & Unwind team love bottles, pipettes and tubes of luxurious lotions and potions. But sometimes, you can’t beat a bit of good old nature to leave the hair, nails and complexion glowing. Sometimes actually, you can’t beat a bit of good old nature for delicate problems either… ladies, let’s be honest, we’ve all been there… cranberry juice and yoghurt can ease a multitude of problems, and save us awkward blushes.

Natural Wonders of the Beauty World

Stir ground linseed powder into things like curries,  chilli con carnie and pasta sauces to up your fibre intake and to help detox the body. Hazel

I eat almonds as much as possible as they’re naturally high in calcium and are a great source of protein. I have them on their own as a snack, as almond milk on my cereal and even use almond butter (think peanut butter style) on my toast. Yum yum! Anna

If you get really nauseous after a few too many cocktails, mix a heaped tea spoon of powdered ginger with a generous squeeze of lemon into a cup of boiling water and sweeten if desired. It really settles the stomach. Olivia

An apple a day… Annick 

An apple a day

I’m a bit obsessed with getting super-fresh nutrients and love juicing up 2 apples, 2 carrots and a thumbnail sized piece of ginger every morning. You need to drink it within the hour to make the most of all the goodness, but it really helps with energy levels, calming your tummy and has bonus sparklyskin benefits. Francesca

Manuka honey not only tastes great, but is a brilliant antioxidant. Ria

I read once that Cindy Crawford swears by rubbing coffee beans mixed with a little olive oil into her thighs before a shower. Caffeine applied externally is amazing for lessening cellulite. Well, if it’s good enough for a Supermodel… Sam

Someone loves 'ya honey!I’m a big fan of the honey and aspirin mask – it’s brilliant for calming sensitive/reactive skin. Also, beer rinse to make hair shiny… but I usually drink it before I get the chance. Lizzie

 

Soak a clean face cloth in a bowl of whole milk, wring it out and carefully drape the cloth over your face for about 5 minutes. Carefully wipe away any residue. Milk contains lactic acid, a natural exfoliator for the skin. The fat in the milk also hydrates and soothes. Emily

 

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