With the winds howling and hurricane Sandy barreling down on us, I decided to make the best out of this nasty weather by whipping up a few DIY beauty remedies straight from my kitchen. Colder temperatures and windy conditions tend to take a toll on my skin and hair, leaving them both dull and dry. But who has the money or TIME to book a spa appointment these days? I know I sure don't! So beat the winter beauty blues with some of these easy abuelita-approved recipes that will help you recapture a soft, glowing complexion and healthy hair right at home, without the sky-high spa prices!

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Dry dull face: Oatmeal & honey facial mask

Every winter, my tía treats herself to a gentle oatmeal and honey mask once a week to help fight dryness. This deliciously hydrating mask not only sooths and moisturizes skin, but leaves it with a beautifully radiant glow! Add one cup of dry oats and 1/2 a cup of warm water to your blender. Once your oats are nice and thinly ground, pour the mixture into a small bowl and add about 1/4 cup of honey. Mix well and then apply to your face, leaving it on for about 10 to 15 minutes.

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Johanna is the beauty and fashion staff writer at MamásLatinas and obsessed with all things beauty and fashion. She is a proud Dominicana and was born and raised in Queens, NY.

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angie007

Thank you so much for the tips, im going to do the one with the aots and the honey.  during cold weather my skin gets really dry.

JCTVCBN

 

Thanks for the tips.

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