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Greasy Hair Care Tips

Having oily/greasy hair is a very common problem. Mostly people apply more and more shampoo to get rid of oily hair but it is very harmful for hair. Here are some special tips for people suffering from this problem. These tips will surely help them all to make their greasy hair normal or reduce the oil.

  • You can use baby shampoo or a mild shampoo to cure oily hair.
  • Wash oily/greasy hair on daily basis but avoid using high pH shampoo.
  • Dilute your shampoo before applying by mixing some water into it.
  • Always wash your hair with cool water. You can also rinse you hair with lukewarm water.
  • If your hair are very oily then don’t use any conditioner.
  • Avoid using shiny hair products or gels etc.
  • If you have extremely greasy hair, vinegar rinse will be better for you. Take one part vinegar and 4 parts water, mix and rinse on your hair to cure greasy hair.
  • Don’t brush your hair too much as extra brushing will cause more oil.
  • You can also use lemon juice diluted with water as vinegar rinse for extremely greasy/oily hair.
  • Make a mixture of tea water, lemon juice and henna and apply this mixture on you hair. Leave it for two hours and rinse it off.

What Causes Puffy Eyes?

Main cosmetic problem affects eyes that are puffy or baggy eyes. Both terms are used interchangeably but they are different because puffy eyes are easily curable than eye bags. Baggy eyes can only be treated with surgical treatments. This discussion will focus on causes of puffy eyes. There are several causes of puffy eyes and some of these causes are environmental but not all. Puffy eyes or watery eyes are basically symptoms of common eye allergic problems. Some research study links puffy eyes to genetic or heredity factors. Here is a list of causes that are stated to be causes of puffy eyes.

You should view this list and avoid factors that cause puffiness in eyes:

  • Lack of sleep
  • Excessive crying and shedding tears
  • Much intake of sodium and salt
  • Physical stress
  • Emotional stress
  • Building of toxins and wastes in body
  • Post operation or surgical recovery
  • Heredity predisposition
  • Reactions of dermatitis
  • Over consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • Irritating contact lenses
  • Body fluid fluctuations due to hormonal changes
  • Changes in weather or temperature
  • Sinus problems
  • Water retention
  • Complications from medications
  • Sleeping with head elevated slightly

Everyone should know general causes of puffiness in eyes.

Pluck Eye Brows in the Way

Shape of your eyebrows adds to the beauty of your eyes. Different shapes of eyebrows include arched, squinted, curved and many more. People get their eyebrows shaped according to shape of their face and naturally grown hair on eyebrows. Shape of eyebrows is very important as well as neatly-tweezed also says a lot about personality of a women. Here are some special tips for you to pluck your eyebrows according to your face.

  • First of all you need to decide shape of your eyebrows that you want on your face. If you are going to pluck for the first time then use a pencil to mark the desired shape and start plucking according to that shape.
  • Before you start plucking, you need some accessories to keep with you that are mirror, thread, tweezers and talcum powder. Selection of place is also important. Select the place where you can see all tiny hair clearly. The tweezers which you select must have strong grip on hair so that it may pluck hair from roots. Take small mirror with you to see what shape you have given to your eyebrows. One small mirror and one wall mirror is necessary to have close and far view of your eyebrow.

  • Wash your face with little warm water. It will soften your hair. Dry your face and dust your eyebrows with some talcum powder. Mark the desired brow line and start plucking.
  • I f you are plucking eyebrows of someone else then start plucking from mid of brows with thread but if you are doing your own plucking then start from ears side to center of eyes. Thread the forehead first of all and set the shape of eyebrows from upper side.
  • Keep the shape of both eyebrows same and don’t try to change the original shape. After getting plucked from a salon, use tweezers to pluck hair and prevent unwanted grow.
  • Stop the process several times and see in the mirror to make it sure that you are going right.
  • Pluck one hair at a time. After plucking both the eyebrows, take brow brush and comb your eyebrows and trim extra lengthy hair as much as you see, are suitable for rest of shape.
  • Best brow shape is having a slight arch not very straight and not too much curvy. Little arch looks cool on all facial shapes.
  • Pluck the hair in the direction they grow and don’t pluck too many hair at a time.
  • While plucking eyebrows of others, catch the skin tightly.

Tips for Fresh Eyes

Eyes are most important, sensitive and beautiful part of one’s face. Some people are blessed with fresh eyes with long lashes and awesome color of eyeball but some people try to look beautiful by using lenses and false lashes and different eye cosmetics. Eyes need much care and attention than all other parts of body. All people having or not having beautiful eyes must spend some time in tacking care of their eyes. Follow tips given below on regular basis:

  • Take proper sleep time and eat healthy food. Never forget to drink one cup of milk before going to bed.
  • After getting from bed, rinse cool and fresh water on your face and in your eyes. Drink plenty of water to look fresher. Wash your eyes with cold water 3-4 times a day.
  • Put some drops of rose water in your eyes before going to bed. It will help you to remove all dirt and germs from your eyes and you will get up with fresher eyes in morning.
  • If you have pure honey then put some honey with thin stick in your eyes like kajol and leave honey in your eyes for 10 minutes. It will clean your eyes.
  • If you are living with tough work routine and have to work in polluted areas or with computer screens then take a used tea bag and put it on your eyes for half an hour. It will reduce swelling of your eyes and heat.
  • Potato is very important for healthy eyes. Cut potato in round slices and put these potatoes on your eyes for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cucumber also plays very important role in eye care activities. Cut cucumber in slices and put them on your eyes and get relaxed for some time. You will feel better after removing them.
  • Eat green vegetables and fresh fruits. Drink carrot juice and orange juice in summer season and do a lot for your eyes.
  • Change liquid of your lenses and go for proper treatment if you have an infection in your eyes. Apply lenses after much care. Put lenses in cold place and don’t let your lenses dry. If they cause irritation in your eyes, put off them and get a checkup from your doctor.

Tips for Normal Skin Care

People who are blessed with normal skin by God have no surety that their skin will remain as fresh and tight as it is now. No doubt they look beautiful with ordinary care but ordinary care is not enough to look fresh even at the age of 50. Therefore I want to share some special tips for people having normal skin. These tips are proved many times with no harmful effects on skin. In fact these tips will enhance one’s beauty. For long lasting fresh look read and follow the tips given below:

  1. Drink plenty of water in a day. It will keep your skin fresh and tight. It is considered as best treatment for oily and dry skin. Drink 10-12 glasses of water.
  2. Change your diet schedule and add healthy food in it. Eat food rich in vitamins, proteins and iron.
  3. Use branded cosmetics. Before applying cosmetics do cleansing of your skin using cleansing milk or fresh milk cream and remove makeup with much care.
  4. Don’t let the cosmetic stay on your skin for nights and remove makeup before you go to sleep.
  5. Use egg yolk mask or some other home made skin masks to feed your skin.
  6. Pat your face skin very softly after washing or any skin treatment.
  7. Do ice massage on your skin after plucking your eye brows, upper lips or forehead.
  8. Make very soft upward and circular movements of fingers for any massage.
  9. Prefer to wash off your face with basin other than face washes that contain chemicals in them.
  10. Make it your routine to wash your face with cool water before going to bed and after awaking. Morning walk is also very good to keep your skin fresh. Drink one glass of water early in the morning before you eat something.

Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

Many people use contact lens when they are bored with spectacles. You can give any shade to your eyes using contact lens. You can use contact lens to relax your eyes from spectacles but don’t make it your routine as they will shield your eyes and stop oxygen from entering in your eyes. Here are some useful tips for you to wear contact lens properly:
• First of all you are advised to follow the set of instructions that you will get with lenses.
• You should cut your nails when you use contact lenses.
• Wash the lenses with saline solution provided with them before you wear them. Rinse them properly with soft hands.
• You need to be very careful in applying lens to avoid mixing. Carefully apply right lens first and then left lens in the left eye.
• Use clean cloth to dry your hands and eyes.
• Never rub lenses with your hands.
• Always wash your hands before dealing with the lens to prevent your eyes damaging from any dirt.
• Many times it happens that lens is displaced in your eye. In such case you should move your eye in the opposite direction from lens.
• Keep the lens storage place neat and dry.
• Avoid the mix up of lenses and don’t use low quality lenses.
• Don’t use tap water for storage of lenses.
• In case of any irritation when you apply lens, you should contact your doctor.
• People below 18 should not wear lenses.
• Avoid apply cosmetic inside the eye when you are wearing lens.
Follow this procedure to apply lens:
• Rinse lens on palm of your hand and then put the lens on the top of your index finger.
• Keep your finger dry with which you apply lens.
• With other hand pull up your upper eye lid and down the down eye lid.
• Position the lens in your eye looking upward or forward.
• Gently close your eye after placing the lens and roll your eyes in circle.
• Make it sure that the lens has reached it right place by looking into the mirror.
Follow the above mentioned instructions to prevent any problem in eyes.

Tips for Lashes Growth

Long and thick eye lashes add to the beauty of eyes. Like all other hair of body parts eye lashes also go in continuous growth cycle. They grow to a specific length. If you pluck out any hair from your eye lashes, it will grow back. Hair in eye lashes take four to eight weeks for full growth. People with think eye lashes can also try to get thick and long lashes by taking some care of their eyes and lashes.

Here are some useful tips to stimulate growth of eye lashes:

  • First of all make it clear and avoid following false tips of unskilled people that will guide you to cut the tips of your lashes to stimulate lashes growth. It is certainly not going to happen by doing so. If you really want to get long lashes, follow the remedies shared below.
  • Use of olive oil, castor oil, almonds oil and Vaseline will give the desired results. To stimulate lashes growth you need to apply any of these oils on regular basis before sleeping with mascara brush.
  • Gently do massage of these oils on the upper lid of eye in a way to cover the whole lid covered with oil.
  • While applying these oils, prevent them from going into your eyes. They will irritate your eyes.
  • Take special care of your lashes and remove mascara and eye cosmetics before sleeping and avoid using mascara on daily basis.
  • Wear glasses while going outside to save your eyes from dirt and dust.
  • Do all lashes care remedies only before sleeping during night.

How to Sooth Your Tired Eyes

Many people have tough routines as they have to work in front computers for long hours, or work for late nights and irregular hours, work in sunlight etc. Eyes of such people get tired on the day end and during working. As a result of continuous tiresome, eyes of such busy people become yellow and look stressed. Here are some useful tips to sooth your tired eyes:

  • Drink plenty of water, at least 10-12 glasses in a day.
  • Take proper sleep time.
  • Give some rest to your eyes after one hour for 5-10 minutes and then start working again.
  • Have a short walk outside to refresh your mind and eyes. Use to sit 30 inches away from your computer and use LCD monitor.
  • Splash your eyes with cold water to give freshness to your eyes.
  • Take two slices of cold cucumber and place these slices on your eyes to refresh your eyes.
  • Sometimes your eyes become swollen due to even workload. Place used teabags soaked in cold water on your eyes for half an hour.
  • Pour 5 drops of rose water in your eyes on daily basis. It will irritate your eyes in the beginning use of it but later on it will clean your eyes with no irritation. People with easy work routines should also make it their routine to put rose water in their eyes.
  • If you have pure honey, then put some honey in your eyes to clean them and get a refreshing touch.

Preventing Under Eyes Dark Circles

Having dark circles is very common problem among professional people. When people have busy lives and get very less sleep time then they get dark circles. Even tension and some health problems also cause dark circles under the eyes. Dark circles can also appear from dehydration. Dar circles appear with very minor disturbances in diet schedules or rest time but to get rid of dark circles is very difficult. Here are some useful tips to prevent dark circles:

  • Drink plenty of water to remove under eyes dark circles by rehydrating your body as dehydration is one of the major causes of dark circles.
  • Take proper sleep time and take some rest after doing work.
  • Use fruits, fresh green vegetables and food rich in protein to get rid of dark circles.
  • Use moisturizer for your dark circles.
  • Avoid sweets and chocolates in your routine and also lessen the use of salt as this is the big reason to dehydrate your body.
  • When you come after tough work, take slices of cold cucumber and put these slices on your eyes for half an hour. It will refresh your eyes and prevent dark circles.
  • Take used tea bags and dip them in cold water and place on your eyes for half an hour to relax your eyes.
  • Use sun glasses when you go out.
  • Make a paste of turmeric powder with pineapple and apply the mixture on dark circles for 15 minutes.
  • Apply cold cream on dark circles before sleeping.