When the weather is KILLER cold outside- what can a mom and her daughter do to beat the freeze? How about getting their Beauty DIY on with some cute do-it-yourself hairstyles and beauty remedy recipes that are the quintessential D.I.Y. activities and perfect for mothers and daughters to share!
Get Valentine’s Day Beautilicious with this DIY Chocolate Coconut Sugar Hand Scrub from Celebrity Manicurist and Owner of As U Wish Nail Salon, Skyy Hadley!
This sweet and tasty scrub is perfect to revive dry hands and feet! The cocoa in this scrub is rich in antioxidants which are very beneficial to your skin. Skin is very absorbent and will draw the antioxidants from the cocoa, helping to battle free radical damage that makes it look dehydrated and dull.
1 cup loosely packed brown sugar
1/2 cup coconut oil (in solid form)
1/3 cup almond oil
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
a few drops of coconut extract or essential oil
Add all ingredients together in a large bowl and mix until combined. Make sure to mix enough so there are no chunks remaining. To use the scrub, simply rub it all over your hands and feet and let sit for about 5 minutes. Rinse it off using warm water!
And keep reading for Kids hair authority and author of Cozy’s Complete Guide to Girl’s Hair, Cozy Friedman and beauty expert and author of Bonding Over Beauty: The Beauty Recipes, Erika Katz’ DIY goodies!
Erika’ s Carrot Honey Nourishing Mask
Erika Katz, knows a thing or two about pampering. So why not share this beautify recipe with your daughter for the ultimate bonding experience. The carrot honey mask is a wonderfully refreshing mask. The vitamin A found in carrots combined with the vitamin C in the orange reduces redness and helps with collagen production.
What You’ll Need:
1/3 cup carrot juice, bottled
The pulp of half an orange
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon white flour, optional
Mix ingredients together well. If mixture feels watery, add a teaspoon of white flour. This mask can keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Brush the mixture all over face and neck. Leave on for 5 minutes and rinse with warm water.
The Hippie Chick
There’s nothing fussy or frilly about this all-natural flower power hairstyle, so of course Cozy calls this look The Hippie Chick. Do this fun and trendy hairstyle with your little one!
What you’ll need:
Step 1:Part combed hair in the center.
Step 2: On one side of the part near the hairline, pick up a 1-inch section of hair and braid it.Â Secure with a small ponytail holder.
Step 3:Repeat on the other side of the part, to create a second braid. Join the ends of the two braids together with a small ponytail holder at the back of the head. Leave the remaining hair loose, flowing, and natural.
Step 4: Accessorize with a cute, trendy accessory like a feather.