Monday, July 16, 2012

Beautifying Tip: Ways To Use Witch Hazel

A bottle should be easy to find at your local drug store starting at about $3.99. What is witch hazel you ask? According to it is...

1.a shrub, Hamamelis virginiana, of eastern North America, having toothed, egg-shaped leaves and small, yellow flowers. Compare witch hazel family.
2.a liquid extraction from the leaves or bark of this plant mixed with water and alcohol, used externally as a liniment for inflammations and bruises and as an astringent.

Great Ways to Use Witch Hazel:

1. Set Your Makeup
Pour some into a spray bottle and mist onto your skin after application.

2. Soothe Razor Bumps
It soaks up moisture, which causes irritation.

3. Stop a Shiny T-zone
The astringent will dissolve excess oil.

4. Deflate Under Eye Bags
Its anti-inflammatory properties nix swelling.

5.Degrease Your Roots
Dab along the hairline and part, then blast away residue with hair dryer.

6. Hemorrhoid Relief

Temporarily relieves itching, discomfort, irritation, and burning.

Source: Cosmopolitan Mag August 2012

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