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DIY Recipes Using Chia Seeds That Seriously Nourish Your Hair & Skin

Ayushi VermaAyushi Verma  |  Jul 16, 2021
Chia Seed Beauty DIYs

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If you’re a health & fitness enthusiast, chances are you’re probably aware of the infinite benefits of chia seeds. But did you know that this nutrient-dense treat is gaining a lot of traction in the beauty world too?

Being a rich source of protein, calcium, vitamins, and manganese, chia seeds are the magic elixir that helps in combating signs of aging, fading scars, and imparting a radiant glow. In addition to that, chia seeds also contain omega-3 fatty acids that moisturise and plump up the skin. If you wanna reap the benefits of this humble superfood, keep swiping for game-changing beauty DIYs you need to try ASAP.

These DIYs Using Chia Seeds Deserve A Place In Your Beauty Regimen

To Rejuvenate Dull Complexion

 

You’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method:

Step 1: In a bowl, add all three ingredients and allow the chia seeds to soak for 15-20 minutes. 

Step 2: You’ll notice that it has achieved gel-like consistency in about 15 minutes. Apply this gel to your face and neck. 

Step 3: Let it sit for 15 minutes or until it is completely dry. Then, wash it off with lukewarm water while gently massaging it in circular motions.

Also Read: Benefits Of Bio Oil

An Uber Nourishing Mask

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You’ll need:

  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil

Method:

Step 1: Soak chia seeds in water for 15 to 20 minutes. 

Step 2: Then, strain the solution and add 1 teaspoon of honey and olive oil to it. Mix the ingredients well.

Step 3: Gently massage the paste on your face and let it sit for around 20 to 30 seconds. Rinse your face with lukewarm water, and follow it up by washing your face with cold water to close pores.

An Anti-Aging Mask

 

You’ll need:

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup of green tea
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey

Method:

Step 1: In a bowl take 1 tablespoon of chia seeds, 1 cup of green tea, and 1 tablespoon of raw honey. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.  

Step 2: Then, apply it all over your face and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing it off.

Body Scrub For Smooth-AF Skin

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You’ll need:

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup sweet almond oil
  • 1 cup white or brown sugar

Method:

Step 1: In a bowl, take 1 tablespoon of chia seeds along with ½ a cup of coconut oil.

Step 2: Then, add ¼ cup of sweet almond oil and 1 cup of brown sugar.

Step 3: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Pro tip: Use white sugar for more exfoliating power or brown sugar for sensitive skin. Gently scrub your body, hands, or feet and pave your way to baby-soft skin from head to toe.

For Luscious Locks

 

You’ll need:

  • 4 cups chia seeds
  • 1 cup distilled water
  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel

Method: 

Step 1: Combine the chia seeds and water and let sit overnight. Heat the mic

Step 2: Heat the mixture over medium heat for 10 minutes and strain out the chia seeds. 

Step 3: Add aloe vera gel and whisk the mixture well. Apply to damp hair as a natural hair gel and get super smooth hair.

 

When using a DIY chia seed face mask, we recommend following it up with an uber-nourishing moisturiser. It will help lock in the hydration giving you plump-looking, dewy skin.

Prepare for a wave of compliments hitting your way.

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