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Do You Use Food in Your Beauty Routine?

In People magazine's 100 most beautiful people issue, Food Network host Ingrid Hoffmann talks about her love of avocados — as both food and conditioner. She says she mashes up avocado and puts it in her shower cap to moisturize her hair. I've heard of people using other foods in their beauty routines, including lemons, eggs, beer, and olive oil. Have you tried anything like this?


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danielasg danielasg 8 years
nope I'd rather to ear the vegetable...that's the best way to absorb the vitamins from fruits and vegetables
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 8 years
thanks, makeup_love. i'll definitely try it :D
Hollytooie Hollytooie 8 years
I also use coconut oil. Daily on my face as a moisturizer and also to take off eye makeup. It has actually helped clear up my face.
piksie007 piksie007 8 years
definitely! avocado oil, olive oil, eggs, oatmeal, banana, honey, sugar, salt, baking soda...anything! :)
makeup_love makeup_love 8 years
I have oily hair and I use yogurt and salt and leave it in my hair for about 1/2 hour before rinsing out and then my usual shampoo and conditioner.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Not really although I have made my own masks before... :)
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
My mom told me to put mayo on my hair once in an attempt to clear up dry scalp. I tried it and it was a disaster.
CoronaLove CoronaLove 8 years
Tabloid Tabloid 8 years
Oh snap! She reveals one of my beauty secret! =X
ayuninur ayuninur 8 years
Yes. I love food in any form.
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 8 years
i put chili peppers on my scalp to stimulate hair kidding
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 8 years
hey girls, is there anything that i can use for oily hair?
trésjolie1 trésjolie1 8 years
I have eggs in my hair right now, for much needed protein. I'll get back to you with the results! ;) I put oil(all kinds) in my hair for 20-40 minutes before jumping in the shower to soften and moisten my dry and long hair. Now I can't be without it! As if the process wasn't time consuming as it was!
emalove emalove 8 years
Only if my products happen to contain some fruit ingredients or something along those lines...
bengalspice bengalspice 8 years
I take oatmeal baths ... have used egg yolk on my hair ... had raw peanuts smashed on my face ... and love Burt's Bees avocado conditioner.
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
Once a month I do the avocado and olive oil hair treatment. I have rinsed my hair with beer (grandma told me to) extra volume. I have done a mayonnaise hair treatment. Oatmeal baths. Egg on face.
figurine figurine 8 years
I have tried it in the past, but I'm too uninterested to keep it up.
gabiushka gabiushka 8 years
Yes, actually you shouldn't put on your skin something that you wouldn't eat. I like olive oil, coconut milk, yogurt, baking soda, honey, sugar...yum
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
I tried a mashed avocado face mask once. I stress the word ONCE. I broke out in a mild, itchy rash. : 0
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
I don't use it but I have tried it.
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
Yes, why not? I use oil for the oil cleansing method, but I need to get in the habit of doing that more often since my skin was clear and glowy when I did it more often. And I've used things for my hair too. Apple cider vinegar mixed with water works as a toner for the face.
dmtroyer dmtroyer 8 years
The photo kind of saddens me; avocados are too tasty and too expensive (at least on the east coast) to not be eaten!
Chaoticfury Chaoticfury 8 years
Yup, I have egg on my face at least once a week :P I find my skin type recommendations online and then find homemade recipes: Kiwi Scrub, Blackberry MasK, etc.
kgiuffre kgiuffre 8 years
Honey mixed with raw sugar ('cause it's chunkier) makes a fabulous body scrub.
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
Nope. But then again, I'm hot enough. :P
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