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DIY Beauty Secrets To Keep You Looking Fresh

'The Couch' hosts Carolina Bermudez and Lisa Kearney chat with beauty guru Jeanette Zinno.

‘The Couch’ hosts Carolina Bermudez and Lisa Kearney chat with beauty guru Jeanette Zinno.

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Who doesn’t want shiny hair, clean skin and pretty eyes?

Let’s face it. Beauty doesn’t come cheap. Or does it?

There are a few home tricks that can turn you from drab to fab – and spare you sticker shock. Beauty guru Jeanette Zinno visited The Couch to share some handy tricks you can do yourself!

Some beauty secrets:

  • Bananas – for your hair. Mix them with honey to make a conditioning mask that will leave your hair silky smooth in ten minutes.
  • Use egg whites to make an at-home face mask. Leave it on for 5 minutes. The proteins give the skin moisture and hydration.
  • Preparation-H. Use the hemorrhoid cream on the bags underneath eyes – it de-puffs and is perfect in a pinch before a big event.
  • Eyelashes. Stimulate lash growth the natural way, by patting flax seed oil on your lashline with a Q-tip to make lashes grow.
  • Clean nails. Sprinkle baking soda on a lemon wedge and rub it on nails for a fresh look.
  • Olive oil. Put it on a cotton pad and use it as make-up remove in a pinch. Remove any oil residue with a clean pad dipped in water.
  • If you have unruly curly locks in the summer, try mixing a dime-sized amount of olive oil in with your regular styling cream. You’ll get smooth texture and unbeatable shine.

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For more tips and tricks, check out the video below!