If you’re anything like us, you live for a good beauty hack — especially when it involves things you probably already have on hand, in your fridge. Whether you’re trying to get shinier hair, add some glow to your skin, or strengthen your nails, some of your favorite drinks may just be the secret to your next beauty revelation. Keep reading for three of our favorite drinks that double as beauty treatments.
Want shinier hair? Try chamomile tea!
Compounds in chamomile tea pull out hair’s natural highlights, so locks look more lustrous.
To do: Chill 2 cups of chamomile tea. Once cool, pour onto hair; and rinse after 10 minutes.
TRY IT: Twinning Pure Chamomile Tea ($12.19, Amazon)
Want glowy skin? Try milk!
Milk’s lactic acid whisks away dull skin cells for a glowing complexion.
To do: Soak a washcloth in milk, wring out excess liquid, and place the cloth on the face for five minutes; rinse.
Want stronger nails? Try beer!
Silicon in beer attracts moisture into skin and boosts collagen production to create stronger nail tissue.
To do: Add 1⁄2 cup of beer to a bowl and soak nails for 15 minutes; rinse.
This story originally appeared in our print magazine