Mushroom Magic: dIY Beauty Recipes for Hair and Skin
White button mushrooms, commonly found in kitchens, aren't just for culinary delights. These versatile fungi boast properties that can elevate your skincare and haircare routines. Let's delve into some easy and effective DIY recipes to make the most of the spotlight ingredient: white button mushrooms.
1. Mushroom Infused Hair Oil
- 1 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup dried white button mushrooms
- Grind the dried white button mushrooms into a fine powder.
- Mix the powder with coconut oil and let it infuse for a week.
- Strain and use the infused oil for a nourishing hair massage.
2. Mushroom & Honey Face Mask
- 3-4 white button mushrooms
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon yogurt
- Blend the white button mushrooms to create a smooth paste.
- Mix the mushroom paste with honey and yogurt.
- Apply to your face, leave on for 15-20 minutes, then rinse for a glowing complexion.
3. Mushroom Toner for Radiant Skin
- 1/2 cup sliced white button mushrooms
- 1 cup water
- 1 tablespoon witch hazel
- Boil the sliced mushrooms in water for 10 minutes.
- Strain the liquid and let it cool.
- Mix with witch hazel and use as a refreshing toner.
4. Mushroom & Aloe Vera Scalp Treatment
- 1/2 cup chopped white button mushrooms
- 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
- Blend the mushrooms into a paste.
- Mix with aloe vera gel and apply to your scalp.
- Leave on for 30 minutes before washing for a revitalized scalp.
5. Mushroom Body Scrub
- 1 cup ground white button mushrooms
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Combine ground mushrooms, brown sugar, and olive oil.
- Gently scrub your body while in the shower for smooth and invigorated skin.
6. Mushroom & Green Tea Eye Mask
- 2 white button mushrooms
- 1 bag of green tea
- 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
- Brew the green tea and let it cool.
- Blend the mushrooms and mix with aloe vera gel.
- Apply around your eyes, leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse for refreshed eyes.
7. Mushroom Foot Soak
- 1 cup sliced white button mushrooms
- Warm water
- Add sliced mushrooms to a basin of warm water.
- Soak your feet for a relaxing and rejuvenating foot treatment.
Discover the hidden beauty benefits of white button mushrooms with these DIY recipes. Elevate your skincare and haircare routine with the goodness of this kitchen essential.
- Danielle Lasit