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Miracle Whip – a Miracle Beauty Cream! Skin Rejuvination

A friend of mine once told me that her mother swore by using Miracle Whip, yes the icky salad cream, as an exfoliator. This woman has the most amazing skin so I put my mild revulsion aside and decided to give it a try. Nobody said make-up and beauty blogging was pretty!

I was informed that the ingredients in Miracle Whip remove dead flaky skin. It also helps normalise excessively oily skin.

  • Firstly, tie back your hair – unless you want to experiment with the effects of Miracle Whip on the hair! If you do, let me know how you get on :)
  • Next, apply a thin layer on your face and neck, avoiding the the eye area.
  • Leave on for 10 minutes and then massage gently. The dead skin cells roll off with the salad cream.
  • Rinse your skin with warm water. Follow with your usual skin regime.

A word of warning – it stinks to high heaven! Vinegar is responsible for the smell but is probably responsible for the amazing effects too so I can’t complain. It also feels oily and weird but after 3 minutes it melted onto my skin.

My skin was in such a state, thanks to the flu. I am delighted to report that all of the flaky dry skin is gone and my skin feels smooth and tight. I’m quite surprised.

I also heard that Miracle Whip can be applied a few times a week for 5 – 6 weeks to reach skin rejuvenation.

Consider me on board! I’ll keep you updated on my progress.

Maybe the manufacturers should rename it – ‘Miracle Cream’ has a nice ring to it!

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  • kimmie

    I have recently started working full time and have been eating sandwiches with miricle whip…and my nails are harder then ever after 2 weeks! My nails are usually very soft and i am simply AMAZED!! ITS AWESOME! Just wanted to share…now im gunna try the exfoliation process…CANT WAIT!

  • Shannon

    I just tried this 5 minutes ago and my slightly sensitive skin is red and burning!! It feels like a bad sunburn.. But I think it did exfoliate! Haha. Just a caution to others :)

  • vini

    Hey thanks Amy,
    I live in Mumbai, India, and its so tough to find the best of products here. I sometimes ask my friends to buy them for me, while they are abroad. But ya the waiting just kills me.

    I hope i find Miracle Whip here… thanks much for the post.

    I have my wedding coming up… and need to work on my dull skin soon!

  • Eidin

    Any idea where I can buy Miracle Whip as I tried a number of places at the week end or can anything else be used

    • Eidin

      Just a quick note to say that I finally got it in Dunnes Stores

  • Jaimie

    Just read this post 2 minutes ago…I’m looking in my fridge right now and trying this on (by the way it’s past midnight here…but beautiful skin is SO much worth it)!!!!

  • Elisa

    You can use it on your hair too! I remember that when I was a kid, my dad used to make a strange mixture once a week with eggs and mayonnaise and then jumped in the shower to wash his hair with it. It smells disgusting but he swore by it!

  • http://bj-wuschel.blogspot.com/ Chrissy

    That sounds really interesting. Maybe I should give it a try and it will help balance my oily skin. Looking forward to your next update on this.

    xx
    Chrissy

  • holdenismine

    what are the actual ingredients in miracle whip that attribute to it’s exfoliating properties? Is it just the vinegar or does miracle whip contain yoghurt which i know has vitamin A in, and i’ve used yoghurt before on my face and after it’s washed off left my skin soft and smoother than before.

  • http://www.arrriiell.blogspot.com Ariel

    Definitely going to try this! It sounds wonderful x

  • Shelly B

    I also have a relative who swears by this. Makes you think about how much money we waste on products!

    • http://www.makeupandbeauty.ie Amy

      @Shelly B Very true!

      • http://jwqtmpntxyg.com Matilda

        Eninnhteilgg the world, one helpful article at a time.

  • Aine

    Oooh thanks so much for sharing this with us. I love posts like this. I’m definitely going to try it :) x

    • http://www.makeupandbeauty.ie Amy

      @Aine Thanks Aine :)

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