DIY face mist
Keep skin hydrated throughout summer by adding refreshing mint, lavender, cucumber or rose to a travel-sized spray bottle topped with water. Store it in the fridge and use it on the go to help keep you cool this summer, too. For further heat-reduction, follow these easy tricks to stay cool in the hot weather.
Easy DIY strawberry sugar scrub
Leftover strawberries turning squishy? Make your own fragrant body scrub by mashing four large strawberries in a bowl with 100g of granulated sugar and 3 tbsp of solid coconut oil. Store it in sealable clip-top jar or Mason jar until you’re ready to exfoliate. Learn more ways to reuse Mason Jar with these genius upcycling ideas.
Body lotion three ways
Make three different beauty products using body lotion and other items you already own.
- Body lotion + bronzer = tanning lotion
- Body lotion + foundation = tinted moisturiser
- Body lotion + brown sugar = exfoliating scrub
Soothing aloe vera ice cubes
Fill an ice cube tray with aloe vera gel and freeze. Once frozen, remove a cube and keep it at room temperature for a few minutes before rubbing over parched and sunburnt skin for instant relief. Discover other soothing tips for sunburn, stings and bites.
Vaseline is a true holiday hero in a tiny tin. Use it to soothe sunburn, remove eye make-up and tame flyaway hairs. These multi-use toiletries will help you pack lighter too.
More life hacks & tips