7 Celebrities Share Their Raw and Natural Beauty Secrets
The sustainable way of life is defiantly trending in Hollywood – especially when it comes to health and beauty. Here’s all you need to know about the celebrities’ natural beauty routines.
Reality-TV star Kourtney Kardashian has become “the eco-friendly” and health obsessed Kardashian sister – swearing by everything organic, gluten free and non-dairy. She even stopped using deodorant at one point. Here’s how she starts her daily health and beauty routine:
“Every morning I have a shake for my breakfast – a whole avocado blended with coconut milk and Manuka honey. The avocado is great for skin and hair. I am a big tea drinker and I put honey in that too. I also put honey and coconut milk into my green tea – I love it”, she has told Hello Magazine. And when asked how she keeps her hair in such great condition, her answer is: “Healthy eating, good genes and a great shampoo and conditioner. Oh, and coconut oil.”
Gwyneth Paltrow is also very much into all things organic and natural. Besides being an actor, she runs lifestyle site Goop and has released two clean-eating cookbooks. Since the beginning of last year, she’s also the creative director of organic and sustainable skin care line Juice Beauty.
Working out every morning is an essential part of her beauty routine, and she strongly believes in the concept of internal beauty:
“I do really believe that beauty comes from within. Mostly how you feel about yourself and how you express love of yourself, but also in the form of nutrition” she has told ELLE.com.
The best-kept beauty secret of actress and raw foodie Scarlett Johansson is actually something quite unexpected, but definitely very “raw”:
“If my skin is dull or I have red spots before a big event, I sweep raw lemon over it, to make it brighter”, she has told Marie Claire Magazine. “It stings a bit, but it’s not at all harming – it’s my favorite thing. I also add lemon to drinking water. Try it and you’ll be amazed at the instant glow it gives you.”
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Supermodel Miranda Kerr also has her own line of natural skin care, Kora Organics. She knows a thing or two about taking care of her body, keeping it in great shape – inside out. Dry scrubbing, for one, is part of her daily routine, and she loves the sauna for detoxing.
When it comes to hair-care, she’s got some great, eco-friendly advice:
“I let it dry naturally as much as possible and avoid heat styling”, Miranda has told Huffington Post. “I also rinse my hair in cold water after washing it as it makes it super shiny. Head massages are also great for stimulating growth.”
Actress Cameron Diaz has written books on how to take good care of your body, and how to age well. One of her best beauty tips – besides meditating, eating avocado toasts and working out – is something as basic as drinking water:
“Every night before I go to sleep, I fill up a big glass bottle with water and put it on my bathroom counter. First thing in the morning, right after I brush my teeth, I drink it. Because I know that during the night, while I am sleeping, all of that breathing in and out exhales a lot of moisture from my lungs. Once I drink the water in the bottle by my sink, I feel it immediately. I go from being a wilted plant to one that has just been rejuvenated by the rain.”
Outside of acting, Jessica Alba is running Honest Beauty – a non-toxic line of hair and beauty products. Her best tip for great hair is actually a really simple one to follow:
“I think it’s important to use hair tools that won’t damage your hair or get too hot”, she has told the Huffington Post. “That’s the key – making sure you don’t fry your hair. Often, I go to sleep with conditioner on the ends of my hair and then in the morning rinse it off. If I’m going to the gym, I’ll work out with it still on my hair, wrapped up. And if I’m in the ocean or dying my hair, I’ll also put conditioner on dry hair for a few hours then rinse it out.”
One of our favorite actresses of the moment is Shailene Woodley of HBO’s Big Little Lies. She’s a known advocate for natural health and beauty – even makes her own make up and toothpaste – and her hair routine is goal. As she told Into the gloss:
“I basically have horse hair. It’s so low-maintenance. The less I put in it, the better. I only shampoo it like once a month—the oilier, the better.”
She’s also a fan of coconut oil (who isn’t?) and has said to InStyle:
“I’ll put 1 tbsp on my thick hair for a few minutes before bed and rinse out. It will leave your hair oily if you use too much, so start with small quantities to find out how much works best for your hair type.”
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