Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Celebrity Beauty Secrets

Oh celebrities...we see them on TV and read about them in magazines. We pay to watch their movies or even buy their products.  But do you ever feel like we aren't getting anything in return?  Well, before you get too bitter, we have compiled a list of fantastic beauty secrets from our favorite famous ladies that won't require you to go out and put more money in their pockets.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones uses a honey and salt concoction to exfoliate her body, leaving her skin soft and radiant.  To brighten her smile, she uses crushed strawberries as a teeth mask. Strawberries contain malic acid which naturally lightens stains on teeth. Another fun trick Catherine has is pouring a bottle of beer through her hair (and rinsing afterward!) for more shine and body.  Why does this work? Beer is an acidic finishing rinse. The acids tighten the outer layer of the cuticle, allowing light to bounce off the smoothed cuticle to give shine. Beer also strips away all the buildup and residue that leads to flat hair.

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Carrie Underwood uses Moroccan oil in her hair daily.  If you haven't heard of this oil before, you are not alone. I had to Google it.  This rich substance is also called Argan oil, which is made from the Argan tree fruit found in, you got it, Morocco! It's known for its moisturizing powers that highly benefit the hair and skin. Carrie also claims that it cuts hair drying time with regular use.