Saffron Sandal Face Pack

Homemade Saffron Sandal Face Pack Tips

Beauty is beauty. It is a continuous process that may make us happy without stop. As the quote says, 'a thing of beauty is joyful for ever'.To make you happy and to make you more beautiful today the feast I am giving you is the saffron sandal facial pack.You can see so many store bought beauty care products that may claim to contain saffron and sandalwood powder. Why don't we use these ingredients in the natural form and get the total benefits of it.

Saffron Sandal Facial Pack
Saffron is valuable product that helps your beauty very much. White sandal powder is also of great benefit to your skin. You know about bathing after putting sandal powder on body skin. Here you are going to get the benefits of both these wonderful products.

ingredients:
Saffron - 2 or 3 strands
Sandalwood powder - 1 tsp.
Milk - 2 tsp.

Mix saffron and sandal powder by adding few drops of fresh milk to prepare the wonderful saffron sandal face pack. Wash your face with cold water and blot with a tissue. Apply this pack in the wet face.You can give a soft circular movement with your finger tip on the skin.Allow it to stay for 20 min. Then wash it off. Use this saffron sandal face pack occasionally or once in a week minimum.

Face Skin Care

Homemade Face Skin Care Treatments

We can increase face complexion by homemade and natural way. See when we use such fruits or vegetables it give instant result on the skin, because we are applying it on skin. Today I am suggesting Apple face skin care treatment. You all know about apple benefits. Here you can experience the benefit of apple on your skin.

Apple+ Milk face skin care
















Take 1/2 apple, cut into pieces and put it in a mixer. No need to peel apple because the apple skin contains more vitamins. Add 5tsp. fresh milk, mix well to get a paste. Remove this pack into a bowl and add 1tsp. fresh lemon juice. Stir well and apply this pack on face.

In some type of skin with pimple tendency this may give more pimples. So please avoid it. This Face Skin Care is meant to increase skin beauty and complexion.

Dates Fruit Face Pack

dates fruitHere in this site you can see so many tips that use fruits and vegetables as ingredients. Yes they are really beneficial for your skin beauty. Your body and your health requires vegetables and fruits. They are so suitable to eat. Then why they are not suitable for applying on your face? Yes they are or they will surely suit your skin. As it is harmless to eat they are safe to use for your skin beauty. I have tried almost all natural ingredients and till now nothing made me disappointed. Now I am using all these face packs with different fruits or vegetable for my clients. The results are amazing.

Last week I tried a new fruit pack using dates fruit for one of my clients. This client is very happy that I am using natural things. This dates fruit face pack gave a wonder feeling to this lady. I am recommending to all of you to try this dates fruit face pack. It produced a better skin tone and it gave extra glow and smoothness. We cannot expect such an astonishing wonder when we use a store bought product. You may wonder why I am writing about so much face packs etc. You may try any of those tips according to what is available with you. Now if you have dates fruit try out this face pack. This can be useful to any type of skin. Nothing to worry.

How prepare this dates fruit face pack
To prepare this face pack you need 5 or 10 dates fruit. If you can get fresh dates fruit is fine. Otherwise definitely you can utilize the store bought dates. Remove the inner seed. Here you need one more ingredient, 1/2 fresh orange or lemon(lemon is for oily skin). Do not remove the skin, just remove the seeds. Slice the orange with outer skin. Now using a mixer/grinder prepare a paste out of these two ingredients. I hope there is no need to add water. If the paste is too thick add a little water. Now you got dates fruit face pack.

How to apply the dates fruit face pack
First off all cleanse your face with clean water. Tissue dry and apply the face pack on wet face. If you want, before applying this pack just take a little of this pack and do light facial massage. Take a little of this pack in your finger and apply on face and do facial massage in circular motion. Do it for 5-10 min. and rinse it off. Then apply this as a face pack. This method will give better result. After applying pack wait for 10-15 min. Do not allow any face pack to get dry on your face. Splash water on your face and rinse face. Allow face be wet for another 10 min. and then tissue dry. Wow you are great looking today, sure. Try it out and feel the difference. I am not arguing that everyone will get the same good result but definitely it will be wonderful experience for you. Once you liked this dates fruit face pack repeat it weekly.

Hair oil with Coconut Milk

Recipe for Hair oil with Coconut Milk

Today I am giving you a very special hair oil recipe. It was widely used to help hair growth in Kerala. This hair oil with coconut milk is having a very tactical kind of preparation. In early times this was prepared by specially trained persons who make all kind of Ayurvedic preparations. In my home grand mother used to prepare hair oil with coconut milk and it was the oil we applied on hair. At that time my hair was also lustrous and healthy. Now as the time passing very fast even I cannot find a situation to prepare this hair oil with coconut milk.

The first challenge in preparing this hair oil is finding the best type of coconut. The coconut we select should be fully ripe and dried. In this condition the water content in the coconut will be almost removed. And we can get more oil from that. Why we select the ripe coconut is that we can keep this prepared hair oil for long time. This hair oil with coconut milk helps hair to grow well and can avoid unnecessary hair loss. Definitely we can forget about the problem of dandruff etc.

How to prepare hair oil with coconut milk

ingredients:
Coconut oil- 1 cup
Coconut milk- 1 cup
Brahmi powder- 5tsp.
Aloe vera- 2tsp.
Tulsi leaf paste- 1tsp.

You know how to prepare coconut milk. Grate coconut and using a mixer/grinder crush it. Then squeeze the milk. Brahmi powder you can buy. Use fresh aloe vera. Squeeze the inner crux or you can use with the skin but cut into small pieces. If you have tulsi leaves make it a paste or buy tulsi powder.

Mix brahmi powder, aloe vera and tulsi paste. Add coconut milk and mix well. Now add coconut oil and mix together. Start to heat it in low flame. Stir with a long spoon. When the fumes starts to come add few grains of rice or fenugreek or corn and see it pops up. This is the proper time to switch off the flame. Take care to not getting the contents too dark or do not allow to burn. When it cools down sieve it and pour into a suitable glass bottle or ceramic container.

You can apply this hair oil with coconut milk once in a week basis. First loosen your hair, take out all the knots with fingers moving from top to ends. Spread well all the strands. Apply the hair oil all over hair and scalp. Give a thorough massage. Special attention for doing rubbing on scalp in a rounded motion. Do not scratch with finger nails. No need to apply excess oil, keep an average quantity to apply. Wait for half an hour. Then take bath. If you want wash out excess oil by washing hair with green gram flour.

If you are applying oil for the first time, apply this hair oil with coconut milk very little at the first time. Then repeat it after three days. Similarly do it three times minimum. Then only your hair and scalp will become used to the new product. First time application may cause a temporary hair loss. Don't worry, continue applying.

(Note:The professional way of making this hair oil is a little different. In that no need to use coconut oil. By heating the coconut milk it will produce coconut oil from that. For that we require more coconut milk. This I am telling is for an information purpose.)
posted by: Geetha

Brahmi Hair Growth Pack

Homemade hair growth pack
with Brahmi powder


Yesterday I was remembering about my teen age days when we used to visit our backyard fields to collect one particular green leaves called Brahmi. My grandma prepare a special mix for our hair. This brahmi hair growth pack, she prepared for us, was on our midsummer holidays. Actually we enjoyed those days with grandma's care. Those days we were very enthusiastic about our hair length. It helped our hair to grow long as a natural treatment to hair loss also.

Brahmi Hair Growth Pack
There are so many type of brahmi, but I am talking about the brahmi with botanical name Centella asiatica. This is the local herb found in watery fields. Brahmi is very useful in hair growth. It enhance the total hair health. It darkens hair and gives body to hair. By increasing the total hair health it helps avoid hair loss, hair thinning and dandruff. This has got medicinal value in Ayurveda. It is a known memory enhancer.

brahmi







The powder of brahmi leaves are available in Ayurveda stores or online. By mixing brahmi powder with amla powder you can make brahmi hair growth pack at home.

ingredients:
brahmi powder - 5to 10 tsp.
amla powder - 3 tsp.
natural henna powder - 1 cup

Mix the ingredients by adding water and make a paste. Before applying this brahmi hair growth pack on hair apply some oil. Use coconut oil or olive oil according to your choice. Then apply the pack all over hair and scalp. Wait for half an hour. Natural henna powder may give a light brownish tint on hair. Wash it off with water. If you have more hair increase the quantity of ingredients. Apply this brahmi hair growth pack once in a week.

Homemade Hair Growth Tips

Hair growth by homemade tips/natural tips

Hair growth is a main concern nowadays. If you can achieve hair growth by using homemade hair growth tips will it be great? In every beauty forums, everyday girls and women are asking about a quick fix for faster hair growth. Everybody wants to know how to achieve a faster hair growth. Because of some reasons their hair grows a little slower than a normal growth rate. The reasons may vary from mental to poor hair health. If your hair is healthy, it grows in a normal rate of 1/2 to 1 inch per month. But if you do not care about your hair and treating it very bad then growth becomes slow. Those who want to get good hair growth, just follow these homemade hair growth tips.

How to achieve faster hair growth:

Homemade Hair Growth Tips#1
Basic hair care- brushing, massaging, shampooing, rinsing, conditioning and drying. If you do it regularly and properly that may helps hair growth with other tips.

Homemade Hair Growth Tips#2
Make sure that your hair is in a normal condition- that is not too dry or not too oily.

{some extra tips are given in links in this page, so go to that pages and come back}

If your hair is too dry, then do something to avoid that condition. Select shampoo accordingly. Do not over shampoo your hair. But these steps are not a permanent solution for dry hair condition. If you like some natural herbal remedy for dry hair, try it. It is advisable to do hot oil treatment. You can go for "at home" hot oil recipes. Or use some natural hair moisturizer.

If your hair is too oily, shampoo twice a week. But remember over shampooing may tend the scalp to produce more oil. Use mild shampoo or natural, herbal shampoo. Shampooing is a temporary cure. Try some natural homemade remedies to avoid oily hair.

Homemade Hair Growth Tips#3
Check whether you have any dandruff in your hair. If you have dandruff use dandruff shampoo. If you use dandruff shampoo sometimes it may lead to dry hair. I recommend few natural remedies to avoid dandruff.

Homemade Hair Growth Tips#4
For some reasons do you feel any hair loss? Try to control or cure it. Now so many hairloss treatments are available. They may claim sudden cure but in reality that is not 100% true. You can try it. some how you have to control loss of hair or it will affect your hair growth. Try some permanent natural hairloss tips.

Homemade Hair Growth Tips#5
If your hair is unhealthy or too dry or damaged then it may leads to splitends in hair. See the tips of your hair, whether the ends are split apart. This also affect your hair growth. Even if from the root of hair may grow finally it results in more splitting of the ends. so you have to control it. The only method is to trim the ends. Or use these homemade methods to avoid further splitting.

Faster hair growth step#6
For general hair care apply homemade hair packs or hair masks once in a week.

Homemade Hair Growth Tips#7 Vitamins for hair growth.
It is said that the main reason for human hair loss is due to the lack of Vitamin B.The body also requires Vitamin A. Vitamin E helps the oxygen intake and blood circulation. Vitamin C also have a main role in proper blood circulation. So all these Vitamins helps hair growth. Biotin also helps hair growth.
Note: Vitamins should be taken after consulting a physician.

Homemade Hair Growth Tips# Nutritional tips to hair growth.

1. Include adequate amounts of protein in your diet.

2. Carbohydrates are essential, so do not avoid it.

3. Fats are also necessary factor in nutrition.

This homemade hair growth tips may help you achieve hair growth easily.
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Homemade dandruff cure with Neem

Dandruff homemade cure with Neem leaves
Natural remedies for dandruff
neem leaves
Dandruff can be cured or controlled using Indian herbal tips. If your scalp condition is not healthy it will result in dandruff. One of the natural homemade tips for dandruff is shown here. It is used widely in India.

A very thick and lengthy hair is a wonderful thought that fantasize everyone of us, no doubt. Recently every women around the globe are worried about getting a healthy hair growth. But hair with a lot of dandruff will not help you to get hair growth properly. There are a lot of herbs in India that help to cure dandruff.

Dandruff and Neem leaves

The leaves of 'Neem Tree' is a well known remedy for dandruff also. Neem (Azadirachta indica) is a tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, and is native to Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, and Pakistan growing in tropical and semi-tropical regions. In India, the tree is variously known as "Divine Tree," "Heal All," "Nature's Drugstore," "Village Pharmacy" and "Panacea for all diseases." Products made from neem have proven medicinal properties, being anthelmintic, antifungal, antidiabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-infertility, and sedative. It is considered a major component in Ayurvedic medicine and is particularly prescribed for skin disease.

How to use Neem leaves to cure hair loss?
Now you understood that Neem leaves has got a lot of medicinal values. The dandruff may be because of bacteria or fungus etc. Yes it can be cured with Neem leaves. Wash your hair with Neem water.

How to make Neem water
Put a bunch of Neem leaves in one or two liters of water. Boil well and allow it to cool. Use this water to give an extra wash while bathing. If you do this regularly for few days (till dandruff vanish) yes, you can see no dandruff!!!

Now you may have so many question, can I use shampoo etc.. You can do whatever you want. Conveniently use this Neem water. If you are using oil on your hair minimize or avoid it for few days. Keep hair air dry. Please understand, to get the result it may take repeating this proses patiently.

Still if you have any questions regarding this natural homemade dandruff cure please feel free to put a comment at the end of this page.

Natural Henna on hair

What is Henna, How to prepare Henna, How to apply Henna?

There are so much confusion about Henna, I mean natural henna. Now a days henna is available in different colors!! How many of you know that natural original henna powder cannot make different colors in your hair?



If adding some colorants may give colors, but then it is not 100% natural as they claim. Here I am talking about the original natural henna powder. It is made or prepared by grinding the dried green leaf of henna plant. It can give a slight color tint on hair. As it is natural it is safe.

The henna gives different results in diff. color of hair.

Blonde hair turns vibrant red or strawberry blonde.
Red hair turns vibrant red and it gives glossiness.
Mousy brown hair - rich red or copper penny red.
Medium brown - vibrant brown.
Dark brown - deep chestnut with red highlights.
Black hair - dark chestnut with red highlights.
Gray hair - orange.
Brown hair with gray - rich auburn with red threads.

Henna preparation and; application

Pour water little by little into the henna powder. Make it a paste that is not too loose or too thick. Part the hair in small portions and apply henna from scalp of that section and towards the entire hair.

Henna -add ons.
Dry hair - In the henna mixture add a little milk, water and 1 egg yolk. So your dry hair will not turn more dry. It is advisable to do it twice in a month.

Normal to Oily Hair – Adding a little lemon and egg yolks in henna is good for your hair.

Some may feel dryness so apply a little oil in your hair before applying henna will not make hair dry.


Extras....
Adding clove powder into henna will deepen and enhance the color.

Add 1 tbsp cognac and 1 tbsp olive oil gives a redder henna color.

Use tea or coffee water instead of water to prepare henna. Mix amla powder and onion peels. It will work as a natural conditioner.

Where to buy Henna? click here..
You can mix Indigo with Henna and color your hair naturally. See here.
Natural henna on hair.

Homemade Brahmi Hair oil

DescriptionBrahmi Hair Oil Recipe

Hot oil treatment on hair is a weekly routine that will help the total health of your hair. A homemade hair oil recipe is explained below. I hope you all know the benefits of brahmi. Brahmi is a medicinal plant which is a known memory enhancer. The leaf of brahmi was used from olden days to enhance hair growth. Yes it is very helpful to increase hair growth. I explained about brahmi hair growth pack in an earlier post. Now here is the brahmi hair oil recipe:

Homemade Hair oil with Brahmi
In this topic I say oil means your favorite oil you use on your hair, may be coconut oil, olive oil etc. So now you are going to see how to prepare brahmi hair oil at home.

What are the ingredients and how to prepare:
Choose an oil to prepare. Take 0ne cup oil say coconut oil in a heating pan or pot. Now add brahmi powder 5 to 10 tsp. Mix it with oil. Now you can start heating the oil in low flame. When it starts to fume just put few grains of fenugreek to the hot oil and watch the fenugreek pops up, at this point switch off flame. Don't allow the brahmi paste to become too dark or black, before that just switch off the flame. Allow it to cool. Then sieve the oil into a glass or ceramic bottle. Your hair growth enhancer-homemade brahmi hair oil is ready.

Whenever you want to use oil on your hair just take few tsp. of homemade brahmi hair oil and heat it. Apply the warm oil on hair and do simple massage. Leave it for another ten or fifteen min. Then take a bath. This you can repeat weekly. But if you have dry hair apply homemade brahmi hair oil once on other day. If you consistently do this for several weeks definitely this homemade brahmi hair oil will help your hair grow thick. Not only that it will make your hair darker and surplus.

Homemade White Skin Beauty Tip

beetrootHomemade White Skin Beauty Tip

This beauty tip is for those with light skin color. Not only for Euro/Americans, whoever with light or white skin. I mean this tip cannot be used in darker skin. This homemade white skin beauty tip helps your skin glow.

Here I am suggesting a homemade white skin beauty tip of beetroot+milk+lemon. Select good quality red colored beet root. Grate the beetroot and add fresh milk on it. Mix well and add 1tsp lemon also. Mix all these ingredients well to get a paste like mixture.

Wash your face. Apply the above pack on face and leave it for 15-20 min. Then wash it off. If you follow this homemade white skin beauty tip once in a week, certainly you can increase your skin complexion and get more glowy skin.

Homemade Hair Removal

Hair removal at home

There are so many methods to remove hair from eyebrows, facial skin, hands or legs. Waxing is a method widely used. You can buy wax from stores. But if you prefer homemade hair removal here is the help. The homemade hair removal is safe and it won't make your skin dry or rough. All you need is learn how to do it. Mostly homemade hair removal methods take time and effort. Here the method I explain here is a simple homemade hair removal tactic. You will become an expert in homemade hair removal with two or three tries.

Homemade face hair removal-how to prepare.

All you need:
Sugar - 5tsp.
Lemon - 1
Honey - 1tsp.
Glycerin - 1tsp.

Preparation of homemade wax is simple. Squeeze the juice of one lemon. Add the lemon juice to 5tsp. sugar in a pot. Heat it in a low flame. The sugar starts to melt. When it becomes light brown switch off flame and add honey and stir well. Then add glycerin.

Homemade hair removal - how to do
You need to buy waxing strips. Or use cotton pieces for it. Keep the wax warm. Then using flat wooden or metallic knife to spread the wax on legs or hands. When you do this on face take care to spread wax very thin and spread in small portions. Move the knife towards the direction of hair- from top to tip. Then immediately put the wax strip on the area and press lightly. Peel the wax strip out towards the opposite direction of hair-from tip to upwards. Do a sudden pull. Take care to do peeling very gently. Do this allover the area. If hair is not removed completely repeat it on that area only. Do not repeat more that two times at a stretch. And if the thickness of wax you are spreading should not be less or more. Spread it evenly. Homemade hair removal is simple.

After finishing waxing clean the skin to remove excess wax. Glycerin and honey added in this homemade hair removal wax moisturizes skin. If your skin feels extra dry, apply any moisturizer or oil to the skin. Take care of sun burn by going out in the sun after waxing. This homemade hair removal is as good as a saloon waxing.

Natural homemade splitends remedy

Splitends control at home

Sometimes for many reasons the tip or ends of your hair may get split into. Why splitends on your hair? Because of harsh shampoos, damage due to direct sun, hair dryer, flat ironing too much, hair dyes, bleaching and not giving proper care to your hair.

If you already have split hair do a slight trim and do the following homemade tips to avoid further splits. Remember to keep hair healthy and treat it with great care.

If your hair is so dry and have splitends try these tips
If your hair is damaged and have splitends, try this hair moisturizing tip
For total rejuvenation of your hair to avoid splitends try natural hair pack or mask

Natural homemade ways to control splitends

Honey and olive oil is a good remedy for split ends. Mix 1 tsp of honey to 5 tsp. olive oil. Then add 1 egg yolk(if you do not like the smell of egg, then avoid egg). Apply this thoroughly on hair and scalp and massage well. Wrap hair with a hot towel. Do it for 20 min. Then rinse and shampoo well.

Avocado oil also can be applied to avoid splitends. Apply avocado oil on scalp and hair. Put hot towel. After 30 min. take a bath and shampoo well.

Mud Body Spa Treatment

Mud Body Spa Treatment

Here I am giving you a special feast. At home Mud Body Spa treatment tip. Here you are going for a full body mud pack. This is typically you may get in a spa. With this tip you can create a full body spa treatment in the convenience of your home. With this you can rejuvenate your full body skin. This body spa treatment can remove excess oil from body. This will help remove skin irritations and small infections. If applied as instructed you can reduce the excess fat from the superficial layer of skin.

Preparation to the body spa treatment
ingredients:
Multani mitti(for oily skin) or
Red clay(for dry skin)-2cups
Epsom salt or Sea salt or Dead sea salt-1cup
Aloe Vera natural gel-5tsp.
Neem powder-5tsp.
Rose petal powder-5tsp.
Fresh milk-1cup
Apple cider vinegar-1/2 cup
Orange juice-1cup
Tea tree oil-1tsp.

Mix all the ingredients in a big bowl.

How to apply mud pack
Clean your body and apply mud pack using a flat brush. The mud should stick on the body. Apply it all over the body. Allow it to get dry on the body. When it becomes dry wash it off with water. This body mud spa treatment can be done once in a month. If you have any skin problems or rashes do it consistently for three times minimum.
posted by: Geetha

Natural Body Scrub

Yeah when we discuss about skin care at home we need a homemade natural body scrub. A scrub can help to remove dead cells and promote new cells. If you are following my other posts about facial at home then this tip will help to use scrub together with that.

Natural Body Scrub - how to make
Chickpea flour - 5tsp.
Green gram flour - 2tsp.
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp.
Oats powder - 3tsp.

This is a mild scrub. Turmeric and oats together will give a glow also. Mix all the ingredients and add a little water to make a paste. After cleaning face take a little scrub on fingers and apply on face and give a circular massage. Do it all over face for 15 min. Then wash it off.
This natural scrub can be used once in a week.

Beauty and Skin Care

Beauty and Skin Care

Before all were having a thought that whatever problems are there in skin no matter, we can do makeup and become beautiful. No the trend is changing. Teens start to think that what makeup we are doing there should be a good looking wall to paint. Yes girls now are thinking more about skin care. If there is a healthy skin that will give natural glow and shine. Now ladies giving more care to their skin. Before a meeting or conference just apply foundation or other makeup and appearing is not in the thoughts of new generation girls. They strongly wish a long lasting healthy glow to their face through proper skin care including healthy food choice.

But there are a lot of skin care products and beauty treatments in the market. Now everybody becoming more conscious about store brought products. They naturally curious about the ingredients contained in these products. Will they create any side effects! For a long run will these ingredients badly affects the skin! These are all the fears existing in the new generation ladies. Because all the informations are available in the internet. Now people are very keen about searching net for a preliminary information about the products available in market. Then only they take a final decision to use a product.

Now the new trend is after natural herbal products. Instead of using synthetic cosmetics and skin care products now everybody thinking about natural herbal products. They don't have much bad effects on skin. They can be used without any fear. Even though they are mild the results are not so bad. But the product manufacturers after understanding the new trends they give more propaganda that their products are herbal and the truth is just opposite. Most of the herbal products that are factory manufactured are not 100% herbal. Now people are conscious about this improper manufacturing practices.

As a general knowledge now girls understand that food we eat is having a very important role in health and body. A healthy body can provide a good looking skin. So they turns to vegetarian food and fruits. Together with this they go very far from doing conventional skin treatments like skin peeling, skin rejuvenation, bleaching etc. They understood the bad effects of running after these skin beauty. They need a particular skin care routine according to their skin type etc. Instead of using face creams or face scrubs or skin peels now people are preferring natural vegetable face packs. Especially teens they do not need any skin scrubs or peels. Just they need skin nourishment. Face packs using Vegetables or fruits will give a natural glow and nourishment to the skin. Everybody now go back to the old skin treatments that our grandmas told long ago. Teens are trying the old natural technics and satisfied. They do not need any shortcuts to their beauty improvement. All natural that is the new trend. Here in this era people are more conscious about good eating practices. The new skin care mantra is have vegs. and fruits together with natural herbal methods for a long lasing healthy and beautiful skin. Go all natural.

Home Made Anti-Chlorine Treatment

Home Made Anti-Chlorine Treatment
Do you have hard water in your area? Do you have chlorine problem from bathing tap water? Do you bath in the pool? Here comes the home made anti-chlorine treatment for your help.
cucumber
Cucumber hair pack at home
cucumber - a large piece.
green gram flour - 3 tsp.
chickpea flour - 3 tsp.
fenugreek powder - 1 tsp.
egg white - 1

Here the main ingredient is cucumber. This is helping to solve the bad effects of chlorine on hair. Take a large piece of cucumber. Cut it into slices and it can be a cup quantity. Add 3 tsp. green gram flour, 3tsp. chickpea flour and 1tsp. fenugreek powder. You can mix all these in a mixer/grinder by adding one egg white. Apply this pack on hair for 30 min. and wash it off.
Apply this home made anti-chlorine treatment pack on hair once in a week.
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Acidity-Herbal Remedy

Herbal Remedies for Acidity

Few years back I had the troubles of acidity. At that time I did not care for that. After few months I noticed the texture of my skin slowly changes. So after that I noticed in some of my clients the skin is so rough even when they are doing weekly facials etc. When I checked with them whether they have acidity, the answer was 'yes'. What I am telling is even though we are taking care of our skin sometimes it may not work well. So check for acidity or other stomach disorders. By taking care of the acidity we can acquire a surplus amount of skin beauty. Here today I am talking about
Acidity-herbal remedy.

Here are simple easy to follow tips to avoid acidity naturally. The best thing I found was eating fresh gooseberry(amla). Or make a juice of Indian gooseberry(amla juice). The powder of Indian gooseberry(amla powder) is available. Pour one or two tsp. of amla powder in a glass of water and drink daily. It is very effective in removing acidity and the problems of ulcer. Amla juice is a number one acidity herbal remedy.

Drinking papaya juice is another Acidity herbal remedy. Make a juice with papaya, orange, lime juice and honey. Drink in the morning time everyday. It will help us to say bye bye to acidity. Cucumber juice also is so beneficial to treat acidity. Or include cucumber in green salads. Try to eat all fiber vegetables and fruits for that matter. Water melon juice is also a good choice as acidity herbal remedy. Eating banana or drinking banana juice also helps to avoid acidity. By following these acidity herbal remedy you can improve the skin beauty.

Homemade Natural Tips

Hi friends

Already I posted a lot of homemade natural beauty tips. Here are some hand picked tips at a glance. For an emergency you can refer these tips on what to do with things in your home. Actually there are lots of stuffs in our kitchen that can be used as a medicine or beauty remedies. But at an instant we forget all these stuffs in the kitchen.

For example, milk. We do drink milk or make tea with it. How many of you know that it is a good cleanser. Raw milk without heating can be used to cleanse our skin. It has got a nourishing property also. When you take milk in the morning just spare few teaspoons of milk for your skin beauty. Dip cotton balls in the milk and rub over the face in a circular motion. Your skin get cleansed and it becomes smooth. Do it daily for a week and see the difference. Mix milk and carrot and make a paste, carrot face pack is highly rec commended to get a glowing skin.

Acne or pimple is a major concern for teens. Most of the cases it is due to oily skin. Mixing curd and chick pea powder and applying on face is a good remedy for avoiding pimples. When applying this you may feel dry face for that days, no problem after the pimple has gone take care of your skin for dryness.

Potato has many faces of usage in increasing your skin beauty. Just apply a paste of boiled or raw potato. Skin will get a cleansed look. Moreover skin becomes glowing. Apply potato paste around eyes to remove eye puffiness or dark circles. Mix lemon juice and potato paste and apply on face to remove dark spots on face.

Applying grated cucumber (cooled) around the eyes will remove dark circles. If you are tired and worked in computer for hours you may feel tired and your eyes feel heavy. Then apply this. You can make a relaxing pack with cucumber. Grate cucumber and mix lemon juice to get the relaxing face pack.

Tomato is said to be a good toner. In my experience it can cleanse your face and tone also. Apply tomato juice or crushed tomato on face with a cotton ball. Your skin will get an effect of clean up facial. Do a light massage in a circular motion. Or apply it on face for 10 min. then massage. Then wash it off.

Lemon juice is a good natural bleach. It may tuns your skin dry. To get an instant bleach, round up the skin with lemon juice using a cotton ball. Mixing milk cream and a few drops of lemon juice is very good to remove black marks on face.

Pimples are very common in all types of skin. In my knowledge there a lot of natural remedies to cure acnes or pimples. Make a paste of Tulsi leaves and salad cucumber. Apply this paste on face to remove acne or pimple. This will not make your skin dry. If you have oily skin and have a tendency to get pimples then apply this pack as a precaution to avoid pimple formation.

Ripe papaya paste is a very good pack to apply on face. It has got a light bleaching effect and this will give a vibrant look for your face. Apply papaya facial pack once in a week. It is very good remedy to avoid pimples.

Do you know the magical effect of turmeric powder. It can be used to remove pimples in various forms. Make a paste of curry leaves, guava leaves and a pinch of turmeric powder. It can be used to avoid pimples. Otherwise also it is a very good face pack.----posted by: Geetha

Natural homemade oily hair care tips

Home made tip for Oily hair

Oily hair care tip#1 - Lemon and aloe vera
Mix 1/2 tsp. aloe vera gel and 1 tbsp. lemon juice. Mix this well and add to your regular shampoo. Apply on your hair and leave it for 10 min. Then rinse well .

Oily hair care tip#2 - Mint leaves
Take one glass of water and put one handful of mint leaves. Boil this for 15 - 20 min. Add this to your shampoo and use as usual. Leave it for 10 min.

Oily hair care tip#3 - Vinegar
Add 1 tbsp. of malt vinegar and salt in a glass of water. Take 2 tbsp. of the above mix and apply on the scalp and massage well. Leave it for 45 min. Repeat it once in a week.

Oily hair care tip#4 - Natural Henna Powder
Add 2 tbsp. yogurt and 2 tsp. lemon juice to 1/2 cup of natural henna powder. Add a little water if needed. Apply this on scalp and hair. Leave for half an hour and rinse it off.

Oily hair care tip#5 - Watercress.
Take a handful of watercress leaves and 1 cup of water. Mix this in blender. Heat this in a pan for 10 min. Strain the liquid and let it cool down. Pour this liquid on wet hair. After 25 min. rinse hair. It is very good for oily hair.

Natural Homemade Cuticle Cream

Home-made cuticle cream

If you are taking care of your hands it is very important to care about the cuticle. Sometimes it is very annoying to see the cuticle dry or cut. Here you can care about it very naturally.

ingredients:
3tsp lanolin
2tsp china clay

Mix 3tsp lanolin and 2tsp china clay. Make it into a paste. Apply this on your nails. This will protect your cuticle.

Glycerin and petroleum jelly is a good combination to use as a cuticle cream.

ingredients:
1/2 tsp glycerin
2tsp petroleum jelly

Mix 1/2 tsp glycerin in 2tsp pure petroleum jelly. Use it on nails as cuticle cream.
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Effectiveness of home beauty tips

Effectiveness of homemade beauty tips

How effective are the homemade natural beauty tips? Sometimes some of you may have this question in your mind. Good. You should know how effective these homemade beauty tips are. What is the difference between other store bought products. Is there any side effects of using these tips.

In my experience the results of homemade beauty tips vary in different persons. Just like some food items may not be suitable for some type of body or person. Similarly the natural packs or masks will give different levels of results. Some items in certain skins should be applied in a specific way. For example hibiscus shampoo. It is 100% natural and we all know it is human friendly plant. But in certain type of hair it will give dry hair. Why? What to do to avoid such condition. Just change the way to applying hibiscus shampoo. Those who have extreme dry hair or those who have very thin hair, apply a little oil on hair and then apply hibiscus shampoo. In this case do not rub very much. Just applying hibiscus as a pack is more result giving technique. And also to get a significant result you must apply in particular intervals. Some hair it requires only a weekly application. In some other type of hair you need daily application for first few days and then a weekly application will do. Then how you know this prior to the application of such homemade methods. An experienced natural homeamde beautician can guide you after studying your skin type or hair type. But it still requires a trial to get the exact methods. Nothing to worry. First of all you must be patient to try it out and test it. Try varriuos methods and find out your own way of applying the packs or doing homeamde facials etc. No harm in trying.

When you apply an acne pack sometimes that will make your skin dry. That is natural. At that time apply it on the acne area only. If it makes your face dry apply some moisturizer after few days. Similarly all the homemade beauty tips have its own specialties. Some people after applying few times they will discard trying it. The main thing to remember is the result may be delayed and a specific visible results can be get after consistent application. Because it does not contain any instant chemicals or such things. Naturally it will become effective gradually.

Other doubt comes in your mind is about side effects. I cannot claim that there is no side effects in using these natural homemade beauty tips. If we eat improper food in a wrong time or situation it may cause problems. Similarly these tips may cause some irritation or discomfort in some cases. But it won't be fatal or harmful.

In my posts I used to give some promises based on my experience. That may include my own experience and sometimes I get experience from my clients. And it all from Indian type of skin or hair. The result of some specific tips may not be that much effective in other areas of world. Still there are enormous reports getting about the best results from all parts of the world. In these homemade beauty tips mostly we re using fruits or vegetables. It is tested as a food. In another post about precautions using homemade beauty tips I explained how you should take a basic care.

If you have any specific skin conditions or skin problems please consult your family doctor before using any homemade tips. I always used to tell in this case just apply the tips on the inner wrist and see there is no irritation or allergy.

These are all my simple thoughts for today that may benefit to you. Good day.

Hair conditioning treatment

Hair Conditioning treatment

How to do a hair conditioning properly. After shampooing put some conditioner and wash hair- this is the general way of conditioning. But for better result it is not enough. Follow these steps for a hair conditioning treatment:

1. Rinse the hair in lukewarm water.

2. Apply the conditioner on hair from top portion to the tip of hair.

3. Steam the hair with hair steamer by sectioning the hair so that the pores on hair open up and take in the conditioner required.

4. Wrap a hot-wet towel around the head and leave for 15 min.

5. Rinse hair with warm water.

6. Slowly comb with a wide comb. Towel dry.

This hair conditioning treatment helps in propping of hair, avoid spits.

Dry Skin

Dry skin control

If you have dry skin give care to get back to normal skin. The problem with dry skin is that it may show the signs of early aging and leads to wrinkles. Dry skin tends to loose moisture level. Dehydrated skin attracts UV rays from Sun and gets sun damage easily.

Those who have dry skin take care not to use products containing alcohol or soap that may make skin dry. Choose products that contain humectants and emolients.

Here I can suggest Avocado face mask to avoid dry skin. You all know avocado is natural moisturizer. It is highly recommendable to dry skin. It can also be used on dry hair and it will acts as a good deep conditioner.

Avocado mask for dry skinavocado

Get half of a ripe avocado and mash it. Add 3 tsp. honey to it and mix it to prepare a paste. Clean your face with water and apply this paste. Wait for 15 -20 min. and wash it off with water.

This makes your skin moisturized and brings the natural shine. Skin looks more fresh and beautiful. This can be done at least once in a week. I am sure this recipe is one of the best for dry skin.

Combination Skin

Combination Skin - Face Mask
Homemade Face Mask

rose flower

As you have combination skin, your skin care regime should be mild. Here you can go for a natural and homemade face mask. In my experience it is found out that rose and rose water is a finest choice for your skin care.

If you can get a rose flower is good. Take few petals of it and soak in water for 15 min. Then crush it. Add rose water, honey and yogurt. Crush all of these ingredients well.

Apply this mixture on face. Keep it for few min. and wash it off.

Skin Tightening Mask

Homemade skin tightening

Why skin tightening? Yes may be for those who are more than thirty or for some reasons may be your skin looks very loose and even wrinkles! then you need a skin tightening. Several treatments and products are available in the market. But if you can get a homemade skin tightening very easily is it not a boon?

Here the ingredients which I am suggesting to make skin tightening mask is very simple. This you can use in any skin type. This skin tightening mask will not make your skin dry. This can be used for those who are above 25 - 30 years of age. Believe me I am applying this skin tightening mask to my clients after giving a facial or clean up. In my observation it is giving very good results and they are so much satisfied. I ask them to use this skin tightening mask once in every week at their home.
Here is the recipe/technique to get
the wonderful skin tightening mask


The ingredients are mainly cabbage, then a little rice flour, egg white and few drops of olive oil. Out of this do you know the benefits of cabbage. If you don't mind See Wikipedia.

Following nutrients can be found in Cabbage:

Vitamin A: helpful for protecting skin and eyes.
Vitamin B: helps nerve functioning and energy metabolism.
Vitamin C: is an anti-oxidant that can burn fat.
Vitamin E: a fat soluble anti-oxidant helps skin conditions.

And in skin care it can be used for tightening facial skin. It is very mild and can be used without any problems. Cabbage helps not only in skin tightening it have other benefits as a vegetable and even as juice, that you all know.

The other ingredients, rice flour with egg white act as a support to skin tightening. If your skin is dry add few drops of olive oil also.

Now how to prepare this skin tightening mask

Take two or three leaves of cabbage, 2 tsp. rice flour and 1 egg white. (for dry skin add 3 drops of olive oil or almond oil). Mix all these ingredients in a mixer/blender. Add a little water to make it a paste.

Simply apply this skin tightening mask on face. Do not massage. Keep it for few min. till it feel tight or dry. Then wash it off with water.Using this skin tightening mask once in a week make your skin free from any signs of wrinkles in future.

Homemade Banana Face Pack

Homemade Banana Face Pack

Hi everybody
Today I have something to tell you. The first thing in the morning I had an appointment with one of my clients. She wanted to do facial, henna on hair etc. She used to get a homemade face pack after the facial. In the morning when I looked in the fridge I couldn't find any ingredients to make a face pack. For the break fast we had boiled banana(Kerala type banana, not ordinary one). I remembered, oh banana skin is very good for this lady as she is a little aged and with sagging on face. Banana is very good for skin tightening. Also I had carrot and orange. Carrot I uses in every face pack. All together I made a wonderful face pack with banana.

How to prepare homemade banana face pack
Get the skin of half banana(boiled). Cut it into small pieces. Then cut one carrot. Take !/4 of an orange with peel. Put all these ingredients in a mixie. Prepare the pack.

So after doing the normal cleansing and toning I did a massage with the pack I made. I saw the face glow within 2-3 min. After finishing massage I rinsed her face with water and tissue dried. Then I applied the homemade banana face pack all over the face and neck. After 15 min. I washed her face, believe me there was a perfect glow to her skin. When she saw her face on the mirror a big smile sprouted on her face.

As she has a function tomorrow I gave this homemade banana face pack to apply on face.
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Homemade Body Massage Oil

Homemade Body Massage Oil Recipe

Here today I give you a fine recipe to prepare an oil to apply on your skin. This oil increases your skin texture. It will give a soft skin to touch. By applying this oil on your body consistently your skin become smooth. Without spending a lot of money you can get a fairness oil at home.

Ingredients to prepare body oil
The main ingredient is coconut oil. I suggests coconut oil but you can experiment with other oils which you normally use. The oil should be fresh and clean. Means do not use old one. Here you have to use small red onions. This will give a smooth texture to our body and it can cool down the skin temperature. Then we uses turmeric powder. This will increases the skin complexion. This turmeric have anti septic properties also. Ginger I suggest here is my personal recommendation, because I uses in all body treatments. It gives extra smoothness and texture.

coconut oil- 1 cup
Red onions- 5
Turmeric powder 1/2tsp.
Ginger- a very small piece

Cut the onions and ginger into small pieces. Add turmeric powder to it and mix well. Now you can add coconut oil. Heat the oil in a low flame.When the fumes coming from the oil just add rice grains and see it pops up. Now switch off the flame. When the oil get cooled transfer it to a glass bottle and keep it. Before going to bath apply this oil on your body including face. Give a light rub over the body. Wait for 15 min. and take bath. Try this homemade body massage oil at least once in a week.
posted by: Geetha

Homemade Amla Hair Oil

Phyllanthus officinalisImage 'Gooseberry' via Wikipedia
Amla hair oil is very beneficial for hair growth and it is available in Ayurvedic stores. Amla for hair has been well known for its benefits to help hair growth. But it is factory manufactured and as you all know it will be cost conscious. Means the quality of the oil will be related to the cost consciousness of the manufacturer. Still it is ok. But if you do not want to fiddle around using this store bought amla hair oil for long time and if you are particular about the benefit out of the item you use then you can prepare amla hair oil at your home. Homemade amla hair oil that you prepare will have all the full benefits of amla. Then the result will be faster. Amla for hair can reduce hair loss. Amla hair oil will pre-condition your hair against dandruff or other fungal infection on hair. If you use this homemade amla hair oil consistently, definitely it will help your hair growth.

Amla or Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica, syn. Emblica officinalis) is a deciduous tree of the Euphorbiaceae family. It is known for its edible fruit of the same name. It is used in Ayurvedic medicines. Locally the crush of this fruit is used in hair treatment in India. Whatever hair treatment we make out of this Gooseberry is very effective in controlling hair loss and helping hair growth. Homemade shampoo using amla powder is found to be very effective in controlling hair loss.

How to make Homemade Amla Hair Oil
How to prepare homemade amla hair oil? Yes the main ingredient is amla powder. Amla powder is available in stores or it can be purchased online. But if you have fresh amla, then cut it into small pieces and dry it. You can use powdered amla instead of amla powder. Here another ingredient I am using is fenugreek powder.

Mix amla and fenugreek powder. Add a little coconut oil and make it a paste. Yes we are going to prepare homemade amla hair oil using coconut oil as a base. If you want you can use your favorite oil you used to apply on hair. If you take 2tsp. amla and 1tsp. fenugreek then now add one cup coconut oil and mix well in a heating pan. Heat in a low flame. Watch fumes coming out. See the amla paste content becomes brown then stop heating. Do not allow the amla paste to get black. Allow the oil to cool down. Sieve it and pour into a glass bottle. Amla hair oil is raedy.
Fenugreek seeds.Image 'Fenugreek' via Wikipedia


You can keep it for two weeks maximum. Do not refrigerate. When you want to use it just warm this amla hair oil and apply on hair. Do a light massage. Wait for 10-15 min. and then you can take a bath. The quantity you apply on hair you can decide. If you are comfortable using oils then apply more oil. But after this do not use shampoo, use green gram powder. But if you are not comfortable with oil and if you are using hair oil first time then use a very little oil. After 10 min. while taking bath you can wash off excess oil using green gram powder. Apply this homemade amla hair oil twice or thrice a week or at least once in a week.

Homemade hairloss treatment with Curry Leaves

Hairloss treatment with curry leaves

Hairloss can be cured with homemade tips using leaves of Curry Tree. Homemade hairloss treatment explained here is simple and if you are facing mild hairloss it surely help you. The ingredient used is the leaves of Curry Tree. This leaf is used to add flavor to the various preparations in Indian kitchen. This will be available in all Indian vegetable shops or in supermarkets.

curry leavesThe studies says it is very good in hair care. This help in healthy hair growth. It can control hair loss thus helping hair growth.

How this homemade hairloss treatment is done?
Put some curry leaves in any oil ( coconut oil or olive etc.) and heat the oil gently. See the leaves changing color. When it becomes dark or black stop boiling. Please take care not the leaves burned too much. Allow the oil to cool and massage your scalp and hair with this oil. Wait for 20 min. and wash it off. If you do not want the oil stay, then you can use shampoo.

If you have hair loss do this homemade hairloss treatment daily for few days. Or other wise do this once in a week for a faster hair growth. I hope this homemade hairloss treatment may help you to solve your problem.

Homemade Hair oils

Homemade recipes for hair oils.

In this section I would like to talk about hair oils. You all know that oiling is very good for hair.We can use any oils according to our choice. But just know all the cooking oils cannot be used on hair. If we used to a particular oil for hair and if we change to another oil, our hair and scalp will not accept the new oil immediately. But if we apply that oil for few times it becomes suitable. My personal opinion is stick to one suitable oil because changing oils may cause temporary hair loss etc.

There are so many ways we can prepare homemade hair oils to use in our hair. All the different recipes for hair oils are for making the oil suitable to apply on hair. Moreover it can help the total health of hair and hair growth.

The first thing is to select or find out a suitable oil to prepare homemade hair oil. I know coconut oil is very simple. Definitely I can recommend to others. It is very simple and light oil. But some may not like the natural smell of virgin coconut oil. For them I recommend purified coconut oil. In Europe and U.S people use olive oil. Ground nut oil, castor oil, gingelly oil or even sun flower oil also have been used in many places. But for people with oily skin and hair they don't bother about applying oils and it is OK.

The second step is to make the oil hot. You can apply oils without heating. But hot oil is better. Because by heating we can avoid certain difficulties by putting oil directly. If the oil is a little old and by heating the oil we can make the oil perfect for applying on hair.

How long we have to heat oil? Not to boil, only heat it. In Kerala and other states of India there is a method following to heat the oil. Heat the oil in low flame, then the fumes start to come watch it and add few grains of paddy or corn. When the grains pop up switch off the flame. That is the heating level. Do not allow the grains to burn darker.

And there are lots of local plant leafs added to the oil. But that plants are not available now. Today I am giving you a homemade hair oil recipe with curry leaves. Curry leaves are known to treat dandruff and it can reduce hair loss. That way it can help hair growth.

Coconut oil+ curry leaves recipe
Here we see how to use curry leaves to prepare homemade hair oil. The way I explains here you can prepare the oil and keep it for a long term use, say two or three weeks. No need to keep in refrigerator.

A simple method to prepare hair oil is as I said above heat the oil and add few curry leaves onto it. Before getting the curry leaves too dark switch off the flame. This is the simplest method for lazy ladies. But there is another method to prepare hair oil and it will give more positive results to hair.

First of all take one or two bunches of curry leaf. Remove the leaves one by one. Clean it with water and let it air dry. Make sure there is no water content on the leaves. Grind the leaves into paste. Let it be two tea spoon of curry leaf paste. Then pour half cup of oil, preferably coconut oil into a boiling pan or pot. Start to heat the oil in a low flame. After two min. add the curry leaf paste into the oil. After some time when the oil gets heated we could see fumes coming from the oil. Watch when the green color of the paste starts to become dark just switch off the flame. Allow the oil to cool. Then sieve the oil and pour it into a glass bottle. Homemade hair oil is ready.

When you want to use the oil just take enough oil into a heating pan and heat it. Just heat it minimum enough to apply on hair. Do not apply oil if it is too hot. Apply through out your hair from top to end. Massage the scalp and hair well. Wait for 10-15 min. and take bath.

This is the local very old form of homemade hair oil recipe. You can definitely rely on it. And do not forget the fact that when you starts to follow a new method your hair and scalp may reject it. But do not worry. If repeatedly apply the oil it will become suitable for you.
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Fruit Pack for Hair

Fruit pack for hair

Instead of using expensive hair packs, we can surely go for natural hair packs. It is not having any scary side effects also. Why don't have a try?

Egg/Yogurt hair pack
If your hair is dry, it is necessary to moisturize it. Mix 1 cup yogurt and 1 yolk of an egg. Slowly add 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice to it. Mix well and apply it to hair. Keep it for about 30 minutes. After that wash hair with a mild shampoo.

Cucumber Hair Pack (Anti-chlorine mask)
Agitate 1 egg in 3 tsp. olive oil. Smash few cucumber peels and mix with the above mix.
Apply it on your hair. After 15 min. wash hair.
If you swim in chlorinated water do the above treatment once or twice in a week continuously for few months.

Aloe vera moisturizing pack
Blend 1 tbsp. aloe vera gel and 1/2 tsp. lemon juice. Add 2tbsp. olive oil or coconut oil. Mix well and apply onto the scalp and hair. Wash your hair as usual after 20 min.

Honey/Castor oil hair pack
Mix 1 tbsp. honey, 2 tbsp. Castor oil and 1 egg yolk together. Apply this mask hair from top to tips. Wrap hair with a shower cap and leave it for 45 min. Wash hair and shampoo well.

Avocado Carrot Face Cream

Avocado-Carrot Face Cream

Combining the benefits of avocado and carrot. Avocado moisturizes the skin and carrot is an all natural nourishing product. Not only that, to get a fascinating look on the face this combination is wonderful in my experience.
carrot-avocado
Ingredients for Avocado Carrot Face Cream:
Avocado- 1
Carrot- 1
Oats- 1/2 cup
Honey- 3tbsp.
Egg- 1

We need one full ripe avocado. Mash it well using a mixer. Then cook one large size fresh carrot. Mash this carrot into fine paste. Then mix together avocado and carrot. Take 1/2 cup oat meal and cook well to get fine paste. Mix all the above ingredients and add 3 tbsp. honey. Just before applying add one beaten egg(optional). Altogether the above mix should look like a loose cream.

How to apply
Clean the face well. Apply this avocado carrot cream all over the face and neck. Leave it for 10-15 min. Then wash it of with cold water. Repeat it for three days. Then you can apply this avocado carrot face cream once in a week.
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Anti Aging Face Mask

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Anti-Wrinkle Face Pack


As we age actually we won't notice that at the beginning. When it becomes so visible we start to worry. My suggestion is those who are above 35 years should include some anti-aging routines in their skin care. Here I am suggesting a homemade anti-aging face mask. This will helps to remove wrinkles from skin.

Apple Pear anti aging face mask

Ingredients:
Pear- 1/2
Apple- 1/2
grapes- 3
Lemon juice or butter milk- 1tsp.
Egg white- 1

Take half of a full ripe pear, cut into small pieces. Apple you can use red or green apple. Green apple is better. This also make into pieces. Add 3 seedless grapes. Mix these ingredients well in a mixer/grinder. For those with oily skin, add 1tsp. lemon juice Or for dry skin add 1tsp. of butter milk(or loose curd). Now you can add egg white of an egg. this will help in tightening the wrinkles or loose skin. Mix all the ingredients well and get a thick paste. Anti-aging face mask is ready.

Wash and clean your face with normal cold water. Then apply this pack evenly all over the face. Wait for 10-15 min. Do not allow the pack to get dry on the face. Wash it off with cold water.

Apply this anti-aging face mask once in a week. This will stop the formation of wrinkles and removes the wrinkles if any.
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Homemade Cleansing Face Pack

Cleansing Face Pack/Mask

Homemade Cleansing Face PackToday I am introducing a cleansing face mask. It will cleanse, tones and finally tightens the skin. Also it will give fresh luminous glow on your face. During summer our skin may look dull. Here is a best combination of ingredients to suit the climate. Other time also you can use this cleansing face pack.

Ingredients to make cleansing face pack:

Cabbage- Two 0r three leaves of cabbage. Cabbage will help to tighten the wrinkled skin if any. It can give a white fresh skin.

Tomato- One ripe tomato. It is a natural toner. But it can also cleans the skin normally. (If you are with extreme oily skin add few drops of lemon juice also.)

Carrot- One or two clean carrot. This also helps to get a soft and fresh skin. It cools down the skin that results in a fresh look and rosy color.

Mango peel- One piece of mango with the skin. Normally we can use mango itself to rub on the skin to do a home facial.

How to prepare the cleansing face pack-mask
Cut carrot into small pieces. Using a mixer/grinder grind it well. Then cut cabbage leaves into pieces and put it into the mixer. Grind carrot and cabbage together. Then add tomato and mango. Mix well to get a pack.

How to apply cleansing face pack
If you want wash your face and apply the pack. For best results follow this: After washing face massage the face skin with the above paste. Take some of this pack and do a facial massage with fingers. When you do this in circular motion that will cleanse the skin. After doing this for one min. pat with water and wash. Repeat the above step for 5-10 min. Then apply the face pack all over the face and neck. Leave it for 15 min. Then wash it off with cool water.

After applying cleansing face pack please avoid harsh sun light. You can apply some moisturizer or sunscreen.
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Potato Face Pack

Potato Face Pack
Sometimes you may not have all the ingredients to make a fabulous homemade face pack. Don't worry. You can make a homemade potato face pack. This will give fabulous look for your face within no time. This homemade pack is simple and easy to work out.Potato face pack is very helpful in removing tan and the appearance of pigmentation if applied consistently.

Potato Face Pack
At least you will have potato in your kitchen. Good. Take a medium size potato and wash it well. Then boil it without peeling. Cool it and mash the potato using a spoon. And you may have coconut oil or almond oil! Add 1 or 2 tsp. of oil. And add 1 or 2 tsp. of milk powder. Mix well and make it a paste.This is the potato face pack.

How to apply potato face pack
Cleanse your face with water. Blot the extra water. Apply the potato face pack evenly all over face and neck. If you have dark circles around the eyes apply this pack around the eye area little thick. Pat the face while applying. Leave it for 10-15 min. Then wash it off.

Occasionally you can apply this potato face pack and see difference.
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Homemade Skin Nourishing Cream

At home nourishing cream recipes
You can make a beneficial skin nourishing cream at home very easily. See below some recipes for nourishing cream. Ingredients are safe and natural. Method to prepare also very simple.

2tsp coco butter
2tsp emulsifying wax
1tsp bee wax
4tsp sesame oil
1tsp almond oil

Put all these ingredients together in bowl on a medium heat and stir it. When the mixture melts remove it from the heat but keep stirring till it cool down. While it is getting cold add a few drops of scent. When a thick paste emerges pour it in a bottle. Homemade Skin Nourishing Cream can be applied not only to face, apply to hands, legs etc.

Oats Honey Face Pack

DescriptionOats Honey Face Pack

Here you get a special face pack. Oats honey face pack is suitable for all type of skin. It nourishes the skin, of course it gives a smart glow also. In addition to this this oats and honey face pack/mask can be used to avoid or treat pigmentation. Any how if you use this face pack once in a week certainly you will look smartly beautiful.

How to prepare oats honey face pack This face mask contain one more ingredient, that is yogurt. Take 1/2 cup yogurt. Add 1/4 cup of ground oatmeal. Mix well. Then add 1/4 cup of refined honey. Mix the whole items well. Oats honey pack is ready.

notes: Yogurt- you can use curd or buttermilk. Better use thick curd but not very old. Get fresh curd. Or if you have curd that is too old, take a little of that curd and add milk to it. So you can get curd that is fresh. Oatmeal- the usual oats you get in tins from super market. Here you have to grind it in mixer/grinder. No need to cook. Honey- some times pure honey may be available with the whole honey wax in it. Her we don't need that much wax. The purified honey is available that is not very thick. Both type you can use but preferably the purified one is best.

How to apply oats honey face pack Clean the face well. Blot the excess water and apply the face mask on the wet face. Apply all over face including around eyes. If you have dark circles around eyes it is good. And if you have pigmentation apply the face pack more on that area. If you want this pack to upgrade the skin color like in a facial, at first give a small face massage with this pack. Then apply it as a pack. Any how finally allow the pack 15-20min. to be there on face and wash it off.

You can use this oats honey face pack as you wish, like once in a week or once or twice in month.
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Lemon and Natural Beauty Secrets

Lemon and Skin Beauty

Or what else you need. There are so many natural tips to give you. These natural ingredients can give you different results with different combinations. But all depends on the type of skin and the ingredients. One specific tip may not give the same result in all skin types. Here you have to be patient to find out your suitable homemade tips with your convenient natural herbal ingredient.

Here today I am giving you the importance of fresh lemon. Lemon can be used for different purposes even for bleaching skin and hair. But if lemon used properly it can enhance your facial beauty. Here is a simple method to make your skin shining and give extra glamor.

Lemon Juice Skin Beauty
To achieve fairness to skin by using lemon we need fresh lemon juice, cucumber juice and olive oil.

Lemon juice-1tsp
Cucumber juice-2tsp
Olive oil-2tsp

This recipe you can use on face, neck, hands or all over body. Accordingly add more ingredients keeping the proportion.

Give a mild body wash and apply this on skin. Give light rubbing for 5-10 min. Then you can take a bath as usual. If you like use coconut oil instead of olive oil or any other oils you like. Oil keeps the skin moisturized. Cucumber helps skin be supple. Lemon gives extra shine. Together with lemon adds fairness and extra beauty to your skin naturally.

Homemade Psoriasis Treatments

Homemade Psoriasis TreatmentsHomemade Psoriasis Treatments

Psoriasis is considered as an inflammatory disease caused by Candida fungus in your digestive system. It affects our body as a result of living with this fungus for a long time. It is recommended to avoid sweets and sugars. Eat lots of fruits. Avoid baked items. Avoid stress and try to always be pleasant.

As a cure several remedies are proposed. But the results varies in different persons. Because of the duration of the disease affected in the body the result of treatments are also varies. My personal opinion is be very patient and try one or few remedies and watch the results.

Organic neem oil found very effective for scalp psoriasis. Rub it into scalp and sleep with it on. Wash it off the next day morning. (see more neem oil).

Some people found an average result for psoriasis with shea butter. After bathing towel dry scalp and body. Apply shea butter. If you can leave it for long time is good. Then wash it off.

Eating Turmeric pills/capsules also heard giving good results. It is a very good anti-inflammatory product.

Always try to use green tea and Salmon oil (omega 3's).

Try doing some natural colon cleansing methods.

There are so many medical treatments also available to treat psoriasis.

These are some homemade psoriasis treatments to try.
posted by: Geetha

Beautiful Hands

Beauty tips for beautiful hands
beautiful hands
Using milk cream is good idea to get soft and beautiful hands. For a fresh feeling add a little lemon juice and glycerin to the milk cream. Rub this on hands at night.

Washing your hands with water mixed with vinegar or lemon juice is a good way to wash off the bad effects of soap or other detergents. This will give you beautiful hands.

Mix glycerin in rose water or cucumber juice. Dab a cotton wool in this mix and rub your hands will clean the skin and get smooth as well as beautiful hands.

Put almond oil and rub the skin on hands and fingers to get a beautiful hand.

Mix sugar and lemon juice. Rub it on palms till sugar dissolves. Wash with cold water. This will make rough hands soft.

Boiled potato pulp is very good to rub on hands to make it soft and get beautiful hands.