8 Awesome Things You Can Totally Do With Eggs

Eggs are the bomb.com, they are one of the healthiest foods on the planet, a powerhouse of nutrients packed with lots of protein and a range of different minerals and vitamins.

Asides from their health benefits eggs are also versatile ingredients in our everyday lives.

 

Here are 10 things you can do with them;

 

As a mask

Eggs have astringent properties that help shrink pores, they are also great for treating acne, fine lines, wrinkles and dull, dry skin.

The protein in eggs are also said to improve skin tone and elasticity.

For this reason, they are used in the formulation of a lot of homemade facemasks.

Here’s a simple face mask for oily and acne prone skin

 

Ingredients

  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 TSP Lemon juice
  • 1 TSP Honey

 

Direction:

Mix all ingredients together, apply on your face and leave it on for 15-20minutes. Wash off and pat face dry with a paper towel.

 

Delicious Omelet

Omelets are a great breakfast option. They are super easy to make and super filling.

Here’s a simple recipe you can try;

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 Eggs
  • Dash of pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • ½ cup filling of choice

 

Direction;

Crack the eggs into a bowl and whisk

In a small non-stick frying pan, heat the butter up and pour in the eggs mixed with salt and pepper.

After about 45 seconds pour in the filling of your choice (e.g. onions, tomatoes, spinach and bacon)

Fold the omelet into two and move it from the pan to your plate

 

As a binder

Eggs are useful in a lot of dishes because of their ability to bind foods together

 

Baking

About 80% of the recipes we bake have eggs in them. Eggs just make everything fluffier

 

Cure for the common hangover

Eggs are known to be rich in the amino acid cysteine, which helps break down acetaldehyde, the toxin responsible for hangovers.

For a nice egg hangover recipe, you can try out the omelet

 

Great hair product

Eggs are a great source of protein that helps with strengthening hair. You can use them to help boost up the protein your hair needs to prevent it from breaking so easily

One easy way to do this is to break an egg, whisk it a little and apply it to your hair like a conditioner, cover it up with a good shower cap and leave the egg to sit in for 30-45 minutes.

 

 

Tip; when washing it off do so with cold or lukewarm water, not hot water and remember to moisturize afterward

 

 

Remove blackheads

Another great use of eggs is for removing blackheads and this simple method will help you do so.

You’ll need;

Tissue paper

1 egg white

 

Break the egg and remove the yolk then gently apply it to your face. When this is done apply a layer of tissue paper in bits all over your face and then apply one last coat of egg white over the tissue.

Leave it on your face until it all dries up. This usually takes about 15 – 20minutes.

Peel it off

 

Scour metal

Ground eggshells can be used as a good abrasive to clean dirty pots and pans. You are welcome

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