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Skin and hair care from the fridge

Feb. 10, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
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Natural beauty

It's common knowledge that items in your refrigerator and pantry can do double duty around the house. For example, who hasn’t used baking soda as a deodorizer in the fridge, or put cucumber slices over their eyes to decrease puffiness? Many of these same natural products can also keep you looking your best, most for a fraction of the cost of store-bought lotions, shampoos and other beauty products. Here are a few of the most popular concoctions you can make to keep your hair and skin healthy and beautiful. Consult your physician with questions. (Text: Melanie Lasoff Levs)