Are you worried about bad breath? Embarrassed by your stained teeth? Self-conscious because of stretch marks? These conditions affect most people at some point, but no one likes to admit it!
Read on to learn how to deal with these common situations and boost your confidence!
- Bad breath
In addition to good oral hygiene, you can chew on a handful of aniseed, fennel seed, parsley, or mint to neutralize odor. Another option is to rinse your mouth with a mouthwash made of a glass of water, a teaspoon of baking soda, and a few drops of peppermint oil.
- Stained teeth
Smoking, tea, coffee and red wine are the main culprits of tooth decay. Try applying activated charcoal to your teeth or applying our cream with coconut oil to restore their natural color.
Enlightenment is such a shame! To avoid unpleasant situations, sip ginger after meals and change the way you eat. This means chewing slowly and thoroughly and avoiding drinking through a straw.
Control gas-causing bugs by eating more fermented foods or taking probiotics to relieve bloating and flatulence. You can also drink herbal teas to improve digestion and reduce gas and bloating.
- Cold sores
Those little balls are both ugly and painful, right? Apply coconut oil several times a day to shorten their duration. Or, boost your immune system by applying zinc oxide cream, which speeds healing, and eating zinc-rich foods.
- Body odor
To get rid of strong odors, avoid perspiration, onions, garlic, and processed foods that increase body odor. Drink plenty of water; eat more parsley, mint and sage; apply witch hazel, which lowers the skin’s pH; and detoxify your pores.
- Smelly feet
Mix 3 parts water with 1 part vinegar and an essential oil of your choice. Soak the feet for twenty minutes. Or you can make your own deodorizing feet using essential oils, arrowroot powder, and kaolin clay.
- Nail fungus
Cracked and thickened toenails can be embarrassing and sometimes even painful. To treat this condition at home, add olive leaf extract, which has excellent anti-fungal and anti-viral properties, and apply undiluted tea tree oil on the affected nails daily.
- Stretch mark
To reduce the appearance of these hair scars, use aloe vera gel or apply a homemade butter with ingredients like shea butter, vanilla oil, coconut oil, and vitamin E.
- Varicose veins
Varicose veins are not only ugly, but can lead to the development of serious health problems. Exercise, especially low-impact activities like swimming and walking, is the best way to reduce varicose veins. Horse chestnut extract has also been scientifically proven to be very effective in reducing the appearance of tortuous and enlarged veins.
- Rose flower
Pain, tenderness, and swelling are the most common symptoms of this condition. Limiting or eliminating alcohol consumption is one of the most effective ways to reduce flare-ups. Essential oils such as lavender, eucalyptus, thyme, rosemary, and chamomile have been shown to fight inflammation associated with rosacea.
Applying castor oil to the affected area several times a day can speed healing due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Apple cider vinegar is also a very effective remedy, so apply it until it falls off.
- Facial hair
Lavender and tea tree oils have been scientifically proven to produce amazing results when used regularly for three months. A turmeric mask made with classic oils, yogurt, and turmeric makes facial hair finer and thicker.
To get rid of dandruff and itchy scalp, apple cider vinegar kills exogenous bacteria and fungi. Adding essential oils like lavender, rosemary, thyme, and chamomile to your shampoo can also help!
- Pilaris keratosis
To get rid of bumps on thighs, buttocks, and arms, dry brushing and vitamin C intake should be increased.