6 Alternatives To Expensive Salon Treatments

by Marie Ely
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Has your budget gotten too tight to include spa visits? These DIY beauty treatments can keep you looking and feeling your best for a whole lot less.

Spa visits are one of those things we forgo when budgets get tight. But don’t despair! Both you and your budget can still look and feel wonderful.

Spa treatments, expensive exfoliations, and laser surgeries do not remain on my to-do list since I discovered reasonable beauty tips that both increase my confidence and help me look as great as I feel.

My practical beauty tricks to increase your confidence and free your resources include:

1. Whiten your teeth with baking soda.

Get the same results as a professional treatment with weekly use.

Simply add a teaspoon to your toothbrush and watch the stains fade away.

2. Use peppermint oil on your lips.

Having a girl’s night out? Use peppermint essential oil, diluted with water or added to your lip gloss to plump up your lips successfully.

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3. Fade those stretch marks.

With regular exfoliation and peels, your stretch marks will be ancient history.

Create effective body exfoliation soap at home by simply adding salt or sugar to your body soap. Add a bi-monthly natural pumpkin or TCA peel to the mix for fast results.

4. Get youthful skin without a doctor.

Get your glow back and maintain it by adding chlorophyll-rich foods like chards, kale, lime, and wheatgrass to your diet. Don’t forget to take a daily multivitamin high in B vitamins and flush Niacin to get those rosy cheeks, rejuvenate your skin, and increase your energy to boot!

5. Get back youthful hair to match your radiant complexion.

Witness your hair go from dry to healthy! A natural weekly scalp treatment can improve texture and volume and increase hair growth.

Use coconut oil to improve shine and thickness. Just apply generously to the scalp and leave on for 20 minutes before shampooing as normal.

6. Liposuction? No, thank you!

A little dietary smarts and some light weight lifting exercises will firm up your body in no time!

Lifting five to ten-pound weights for 20-minute increments will increase lean muscle mass and help you burn calories through the night.

Reviewed January 2024

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