19 May '11, 2pm

DIY Health and Beauty Remedies For Summer: If you have an aloe plant around the house, you can squeeze the gel r...

DIY Health and Beauty Remedies For Summer: If you have an aloe plant around the house, you can squeeze the gel r...

With summer right around the corner, we’ll all soon be reaching for sunburn soothers, bug-bite remedies and frizz-taming hair masks. But why buy these fixes at the store when you can make them yourself with natural ingredients in your own kitchen? Before you stock up on summer supplies, check out these five commonly-used remedies that you can make yourself. The Problem: Sunburn No matter how hard we try to slather on the sunscreen, it’s almost inevitable that someone in the family will get too much sun this summer. Store-bought soothers can cost big bucks, and the back of the bottle often reads like a science experiment. But you can easily whip up an all-natural salve of your own that will provide just as much relief on the cheap. DIY Fix: Cucumber, Aloe and Honey Salve Price: $5 or less What you’ll need: half a cucumber, aloe vera gel and honey How to make it 1. Peel the ...

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