Posted in Beauty on 08/14/2014 03:09 am by admin
The use of Jojoba oil for skin care is nothing new and its skin care benefits are well known. Explore the wonders of Jojoba oil to get beautiful and flawless skin.
When it comes to skin care, people always prefer natural products over chemical ones. Natural oils are considered as the perfect skincare ingredients. Among all the natural oils, jojoba oil is the super food for skin. This natural beauty wonder is used in almost all the skin and hair care products such as lipsticks, shampoos, skin creams, body lotion, etc. It fulfills all your beauty needs from moisturizing skin and makeup remover to healing cuticles and repairing damaged hair. The oil is loaded with essential fatty acids, zinc, antioxidants, vitamin B, vitamin E, copper, chromium and sterols that provide wonderful and flawless skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, moisturizing, antiseptic and soothing properties. So instead of wasting your hard-earned money on commercial skin care products, use cheaper, natural and effective option: jojoba oil to enhance your beauty. Find out how to use jojoba oil in multiple ways for skin care.
Jojoba oil Benefits for Skin
Jojoba oil works as an excellent all-natural moisturizer for your skin, especially dry skin. It provides the adequate moisture to the skin without clogging the pores and adding a greasy effect. It is absorbed in the skin quickly and creates a powerful barrier against allergens and irritants such as dust and pollution. Just apply a small amount of oil directly on your face or full body after a bath in the morning for keeping the skin moisturized throughout the day. You can use the oil directly or mix it with your regular face moisturizer. It is very effective in treating those pesky dry patches, rosacea or eczema. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 06/03/2014 11:34 pm by admin
Use natural skin bleaching recipes and put an end to burning, itching and irritation caused by chemical skin bleaching products.
Many of us use bleaching creams to even out a skin tone, get rid of pigmentation, remove a tan/dark spots, cover-up unwanted facial hair or simply to lighten the skin color. Skin bleaching products available in the market contain toxic chemicals that ultimately damage your skin. So instead of using expensive and chemicals loaded bleach, use natural ingredients to bleach your skin. Although homemade skin bleach takes time to show results, it is safe, effective and chemicals-free. Try one of the following easy natural bleach recipes easily made using everyday kitchen ingredients
Ways to Bleach Skin Naturally
1. Potato and Lemon Juice
- 1 Potato
- Few Drops of Lemon Juice
- 1 tsp. Rose Water
Method of preparation
Both, potato and lemon are natural bleaching agents that help you to clear tan and dark spots. Grate a peeled potato and then, add lemon juice & rose water to it. Apply the pack evenly for 20 minutes and rinse with water. If you skin is oily, add lemon juice and if it is dry, add honey. Use this paste once a week to decrease spots and lighten your skin. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 03/14/2014 06:38 am by admin
Get healthy and beautiful skin with golden herb – Saffron! Its anti-bacterial quality is ideal for curing acne, its exfoliating quality works great in purifying & lightening the skin tone… means your complete beauty kit. Check out Saffron benefits for beauty here.
From olden days to modern times, saffron is well-known for beauty benefits. In ancient times, women used Saffron for beautiful skin, wherein they applied a paste made from saffron on the face and exposed parts of the body alike foundation makeup. Its paste is believed to be great in imparting smoothness to a woman’s skin also it gives their skin a golden tint. It also used in queen’s bath-tub to soak in its beauty benefits. And today, it is used as one of the key ingredients for making most fairness creams because it is great in promoting fairness of complexion and removing skin blemishes. Besides beauty wonders, it also provides healthy skin by curing acne with its amazing anti-bacterial properties and removing the dust and impurities. It has multiple benefits to solve beauty woes. The only problem is its high cost, but on the strong side, you just require a pinch of Saffron to reap in its benefits. Also you can say that saffron has ample of qualities that justify its value. So don’t waste your money in purchasing artificial cosmetic products…Get natural beauty and glowing skin by using saffron with its perfect measure and perfect applying knowledge, given below.
Saffron is a golden color spice and bitter in taste like honey. It is a versatile herb with Cooking, Medical, Commercial in addition to Cosmetic benefits. For cooking, it is used for its pleasant aroma also to provide its yellowish color. It is the most costliest spice in the world. You can easily buy it from the special spice markets.
The best quality saffron is available in Iran and Spain. Iranian Saffron is deeper red in color but difficult to obtain because of ban on export by the Iranian Government. Spanish saffron is easily available also categorized in grades like Coupe, Superior, La Mancha and Rio. It is good to purchase dried, whole stigma rather than powdered saffron because it may be mixed oftentimes. Fresh saffron features in bright orange-yellow hue and every thread-like stigma measuring 2 to 4 cm in length. keep away from inferior quality product that features grey color streaks or light spots on the stigma. Also, there are some fake products being dyed to copy saffron. To find out pure saffron, dip a bit of the product in warm water or milk. Now if the liquid colors instantly, then the saffron is fake because pure saffron must soak in warm water or milk for minimum 10 to 15 minutes before its deep red-gold color also the saffron aroma begin to develop. Opt for a well-sealed container with date of package and expiry from the reliable selling company. Store in cool dark place away from the light because light rays oxidizes the pigments in saffron and offsets its flavor. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 07/01/2013 03:13 am by admin
Pink, soft, juicy looking lips make one lose mind on the spot. It is believed that nice smile with rosy lips add exquisite charm to woman’s beauty. Really, there’s nothing sexier than it! Favorable lips play an important part in defining your attractiveness. However, there are many people with dark and pale lips, which can make a dark spot in their beauty. On the other hand, smile with cracked, dry and chapped lips is embarrassing as well as painful. Thus, lips give a very distinct appeal to the overall features of your face. So, you should take enough care of them. To get back your naturally looking pink lips, you need not to empty your bank account for costly beauty treatments or expensive products. Also, save yourself from confusing and lengthy Ayurvedic treatments. Here are given top 8 ways that help you get PINK…ROSY LIPS casually, making aware of some “Do’s” and “Don’ts” with normal Lip care. So, make your lips luscious once again, just by keeping in mind these simple but effective ways.
We all believe that prevention is always better than cure, so why not for getting pink lips. It is good to be aware of the reason for healing the problem from roots, so know them here: Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 06/22/2013 12:15 am by admin
No doubt sun exposure is essential for good health and well-being. But it is also a fact that too much exposure to sunlight can be extremely harmful and it can significantly damage human skin. Fortunately, there are several ways to protect your skin from sun damage. Regular application of sunscreen, using a good face moisturizer on daily basis, wearing hat and sunglasses, etc. are some of the most common methods used by people to protect their skin from the sun. Now you might be surprised to know that inclusion of certain foods in your diet will also greatly help your skin to become sun-proof. Yes, it’s true. There are some foods that are powerful enough to guard human skin from the sun’s harmful effects. Besides protecting your skin from sun, these foods will nourish your skin from the inside out. What’s more, they may also repair some of the damage that’s already been done. Given below are a few such sun-friendly foods. Have a look.
It has been found that regular consumption of tomatoes can indeed help reduce the skin-damaging effects of the sun in an individual. This is because tomatoes and tomato-based products are loaded with the antioxidant called lycopene. And this antioxidant has been shown to provide long-lasting protection against UV-radiation-induced damages. Research shows that intake of a mere 16mg of lycopene a day can improve your skin’s level of protection from the sun by 33 percent! Interestingly, you can get greater amount of lycopene from processed tomatoes than from fresh tomatoes. So, have tomato paste, tomato sauce, or tomato soup to get the most lycopene. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 04/25/2013 10:51 pm by admin
“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art”. Beauty is the most precious gift of God, and we can preserve this valuable gift of God by putting some efforts to look beautiful forever. Who don’t want a charming face? Every woman desire to look beautiful and for that they spend a lot of their savings in purchasing very expensive cosmetics. The quality of branded products is mostly good, but it might not be affordable for everyone. Here your effort of looking beautiful starts from the moment when you step out of your bed, and even before it. Following are the early morning tips for the beautiful and gorgeous appearance.
After whole night, oil gets deposited on your face so it is necessary to remove this layer of oil from the face. First of all wash your face gently with water, and after that you can use face cleaner smoothly with your fingers only. Clean your face with towel without rubbing it. Face cleaner should be according to your skin type. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 04/20/2013 04:49 am by admin
Pimples on the face can be really irritating and bothersome problem. Many of us have faced this problem during our teenage years. This universal problem can affect people regardless of age with no warning. A sudden pimple on the face can ruin one’s appearance, self esteem and confidence, especially if he/she has to attend an important event. We all want to get rid of pimples as soon as possible so the first thing that come in mind after seeing a pimple is to squeeze and pop it. But, squeezing and popping a pimple damages the skin, causes acne breakouts and also leaves long-lasting scars. Before using expensive, over-the-counter treatments, you must prefer home remedies to treat pimples. Home remedies are cheap and have no side effects. In the following article, you can find several natural home remedies for pimples. Some of these home remedies should be used only on the terrifying pimple.
Pimples are a type of acne that occur on the face, upper arms, neck, chest, shoulders, back and buttocks. Blackheads, whiteheads, papules, white pustules, nodules and cysts are the types of pimples. Normally, pimples go away on their own in some days without leaving a scar. Only in some people, they last forever. Pimples are caused when the pores of the skin become clogged with excess oil (sebum), dead skin cells and bacteria. Other causes of pimples are stress, dandruff, birth control pills, hormonal changes, pregnancy, unhealthy eating habits, some medicines (corticosteroids and barbiturates), cosmetics, and iodine found in seafood and heredity. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Food & Drinks on 11/28/2012 04:34 am by admin
It is a well-known fact that drinking sufficient amount of water is vital for good health. In fact, water plays a crucial role in the proper functioning of our body. However, you will be surprised to know a fact that there are a number of misconceptions and myths about drinking water. Few myths are prevailing since ages and majority of people believe them blindly. Given below is a list of such common water myths that are alleged to be true but they are not in realty. Plus, some important information has been included under each point, with the help of which you can check out the truth behind these myths.
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Posted in Beauty on 11/22/2012 11:43 pm by admin
Everyday, our skin is under threat because of dirt, pollution, harsh chemicals and stressful lifestyle. The skin becomes dull also loses its shine. The only way to remove these unnecessary residues is washing the face properly. For most of us, facial cleansing seems to be as simple as using a bar of soap and water. This is not a right way, proper facial cleansing is not an easy task also incorrect way can leads to extreme dryness, oily skin, breakouts and even permanent damage. Washing your face in the right way not only makes a difference in the appearance but also increase your confidence. The main aim of facial cleansing is to unclog pores and to eliminate dirt, makeup, old surface skin cells, excess oils and bacteria. Just, follow simple healthy face washing tips and your skin will look more vibrant, glowing and healthy. Below are some simple and easy facial cleansing tips to get glowing, healthy, youthful, and blemish free skin.
Facial Cleansing Tips
Keep Skincare Simple
Excessive use of skin care products is the common mistake that you make in your skincare routine. You should stick to a good cleanser for getting rid of dirt, impurities, the dead skin cells, germs and excess oil. Use gentle and non-abrasive cleanser according to your skin type that does not make the skin dry by stripping away the skin’s protective oils. Never use soap to wash your face as it is too harsh & drying as well as damage the skin eventually. Cleanser containing nourishing herbs and oils is good for dry skin; cleanser with herbs that balance oil production and support clarity is beneficial for oily skin while fragrance-free and non-irritating cleanser is good for sensitive skin. You should wash your face two times a day with a good cleanser. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 10/30/2012 10:25 pm by admin
Get a perfect flawless, glowing, and healthier skin without spending fortune on expensive cosmetics and skin care products. All you have to do is just have a well-balanced diet which can provide all essential nutrients, especially protein that your body needs. The skin actually made up of protein and our body needs protein to keep skin healthy by replenishing the dead cells. Moreover, protein contains amino acids which facilitate the production of new collagen and this in turn helps in making your skin thicker and healthier. So, if you have poor skin, then reason may be you are not getting enough protein from your diet. There are certain foods that are high in protein. A list of such high-protein foods are given below. Include these foods in your daily diet, they will not make your skin look attractive and vibrant only but also help in improving your overall health.
Fishes like salmon, tuna, sardines, herring, mackerel, rainbow trout, and anchovies all contain essential omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids can help your skin in many ways, for example, they can strengthen skin-cell membranes, protect against sun damage, and even lower the risk of various forms of skin cancer. Moreover, the healthy fats also permit water and nutrients into the skin while keeping the toxins out. Among all the varieties of fish, tuna has the highest protein content. More specifically, the bluefin and yellowfin species of tuna are impressively high in protein compared to other species. Bluefin offers up to 29.91 g of protein per 100 g of dry-cooked fish, whereas the yellowfin offers up to 29.15 g of protein per 100 g. However, it is highly recommended to limit all these fishes to 2-3 servings per week, as they contain high mercury content. In order to get all the health benefits of fish, make sure to prepare them in a healthy way. Avoid deep-fried fish, and instead go for either grilled, baked, or poached fish. Read the rest of this entry »