MacGyver Beauty: 13 Crazy D.I.Y. Ideas

Whether you're stranded on an island with nothing but your wits or simply flat broke, repurpose what's on hand to turn any moment into a glamorous one (14 Photos)

iVillage and Charlotte Rudge on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:56AM

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Onion = Bug Bite Soother

Source: Rosemary Calvert/Photographer's Choice/Getty Images

DIY dilemma: You managed to swing a little winter vacation in Mexico, but while you’re lunching at an outdoor café mosquitos are lunching on you.

Mission accomplished: Grab that onion slice off your salad and start rubbing it directly onto the irritation. “The sulphur in onions work right away to fix the itch,” says Jordana Mattioli, aesthetician at the office of Dr Adam M. Kolker in NYC.

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