Amazing Things You Can Do With Eggs And Leftover Eggshells

When most people think of eggs, they imagine eggs hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled. They probably don’t think of fertilizer, hair conditioner, or facial masks. But you can use eggs for all of these things…and more.

Loaded with protein, fatty acids, and calcium, eggs are a versatile food. They provide benefits when used topically, such as on nails, and also when they decompose in your garden. If you use these egg hacks, you’ll save money and simplify your life. Check out all the amazing–and unexpected–uses for eggs and eggshells.

Make An Egg Face Mask

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Because of their fatty acids, eggs can nourish the skin. Leave them on as a mask, and their proteins will tighten pores and hydrate your skin. There are several at-home remedies for egg face masks. We’ll give you one with yogurt, which moisturizes the skin.

Whisk two eggs and add one teaspoon of fresh, unflavored yogurt. Mix it well, and apply the cream to your face. Wait for about 20 minutes until it’s dry, and wash it off with warm water. Afterward, your skin will feel hydrated, smooth, and glowing.