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Body Care Techniques

Today I am going to share some useful techniques for your body:

  • Oil like almond oil which is rich in Vitamin E is a best element that should be used for removing makeup as it will never leave any trace of makeup as well as nourishes the skin.
  • You should massage your body with oils before taking bath to relive body stress and pain. It will ensure healthy functioning of your body.
  • It will be best to use lemon patches to lighten the dark patches but remember it not to use lemon for dry skin.
  • Preparing Ubtan at home is very easy and it is best to use homemade ubtan for your body care to get fresher skin. You can use Bridal Ubtan Recipe for your routine use.
  • Use body masks of turmeric powder, sandalwood and chickpea flour.
  • Neem Leaf powder can also be used in body masks for freshness.
  • For people having lots of body hair should remove hair by using mixture of sugar and lemon juice. Click Here to Learn Proper Waxing.
  • You can also make wax cream at home by following the set of instructions for Home Homemade Sugaring Kits.

Ideas for Smokey Eyes Makeup

The classical Smokey eye looks attractive and charming. It provide you a perfect look for a night out party or day at office, the sharpness of Smokey eye makeup is up to you. You can give a perfect Smokey look to your eyes by following some simple tips.

Things You Need

  • Eye primer
  • 2 Eye shadows (One light and one darker)
  • Eyeliner
  • Makeup brushes
  • Mascara

Tips

  • Prepare eyelid with shadow base or primer. Keep your eyelid oil-free because the eye shadow start melting into eyelid crease as the day goes on. Therefore start with primer because this will prevent shadow from fading.
  • If you want typical black, brown and gray Smokey eye makeup then apply liner in one of those colors from first inner eye lash to outer corner on the top and bottom, draw thick line in the middle of eye. If you want for a jewel-toned eye then you can use purple, blue or deep green liner. Gel or creamy eyeliner pencil provide you a perfect look.
  • Blend different colors in bottom lashes to give it a full smudge effect. You should coat eye shadow brush with deep accent shadow color and brush into crease of eye. Apply eye shadow in V-shape toward outer corner of eye then down to create a Smokey effect.
  • You can combine a lighter base with darker tone. Stroke a light shimmery shadow over lids of your brow bone.
  • You can use darker or blended eye shadows according to your choice. Blend brush into eye shadow color and use it on your lash line, blend it up until eye liner disappears. Only blend colors into lash but avoid from deep colors into crease.
  • Finish your eye makeup with several coats of mascara. You should use good quality mascara. If you are applying dark make up then put focus on either eyes or lips not on both.

Tips for Glowing Skin

Having smooth and glowing skin is everyone’s dream specially women are keenly interested in the beauty of their skin. Glowing skin adds the beauty of face and makes the women prominent among others. During winter skin become dry and hard and there is need to take special care of skin in summer season. Here are some natural tips for your convenience that will make your skin glowing and smooth and you will feel the difference.

Have a look on these natural care tips:

  1. Rubbing a piece of papaya on face and neck can give better results regarding smooth and glowing skin.
  2. Make a paste of mashed banana and milk and apply on face for 20 minutes. Then wash the face with cold water. Your skin will glow.
  3. Honey is the best for all types of skins and you can apply honey on face and neck for some minutes and then wash. You will see that your skin is much smooth and glowing than before.
  4. Mixture of honey and egg white is also very useful for making skin glow and smooth.
  5. Paste of fresh fenugreek leaves give better results for skin problems as pimples, early appearance of wrinkles, blackheads and dryness of face skin.
  6. Mix lemon juice, honey and vegetable oil together and apply on face for 10 minutes and see the results.
  7. Cucumber is much better for having soft, smooth and glowing skin. Mix them in milk and use as cleaners.
  8. Apply Vaseline on your body after shower and again take shower after 1 hour. Practice it twice in a month. It will smooth your body skin.
  9. Boil cabbage in water and use that water for washing your face. It is much better for smooth and glowing skin.

10.  Apply a mixture of honey and milk on your face as it will clean your skin and you will find soft, smooth and glowing skin.

The tips mentioned above are much better for smooth and glowing skin. If you apply it you will definitely add your beauty and quality of skin as well.

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.

Tips for Fair Complexion

Here I want to share some tips for fair complexion and glowing skin. Natural color and appearance of skin is called complexion. Everyone wish to look attractive and fair. Some people have naturally fair complexion but some people need to take some steps to get fair complexion. Whatever you do for fair complexion, apply the same tip on your neck and hands also. Don’t leave practicing the tips abruptly as if you are doing a tips on daily basis and want to leave it, first enhance gap like do the same practice once a week for one moth then once in 15 days and then finally you can switch from that practice. If you also want pinkish white complexion, follow the tips given below:

  • Take some almonds, soak them in milk for whole night and grind them into fine paste next. Apply this paste of your neck and face. Do this practice for one month on regular basis. Apply the paste for whole night and wash in the morning with cold water.
  • Drink plenty of water and one glass of milk early in the morning.
  • Eat healthy diet and live happy.
  • Apply mixture of lemon juice and pure honey on the face. Leave it on your face for 20 minutes and wash off.
  • Rinse your face with cold water with few drops of rose water in it.
  • For dry skin take cucumber paste and mix it with honey and apply the paste on your face.
  • Take some gram flour, milk, lime juice. Make mixture of all these ingredients and apply on your face and neck and leave for 15 minutes. For significant results, repeat this practice for one month daily and then once a week.

Pimple Removal Face Mask

If you look toward the active ingredients list of high quality skin care products then you will be surprised to see that the most of these products are available in your kitchen. Now you can imagine that you can save your money by making an inexpensive facial mask at home which is more effective and free from any chemical then ready made face mask. You can easily prepare acne-reduce face mask at home. The home made acne reduce mask help you to reduce acne, bad oils which cause pimples etc. This home made mask use two highly effective natural astringents such as fresh lemon juice and apple cider vinegar. You can keep this mask in refrigerator for about one week and this mask can be used on other area of skin where the breakouts may occur.

  • Take some rolled oats and lemon juice and put these ingredients in a blender to turn them into smooth and creamy paste.
  • Transfer all contents of blender in a small bowl and add apple cider vinegar into this mixture. Stir it thoroughly with the help of disposable stirrer or wooden spoon to mix it well.
  • Transfer all mixture into a sterilized glass jar and put the lid on the jar. Before first application put the jar in refrigerator to infuse over night. Stir well before use and all subsequent applications.
  • Apply this mask only on pimples and blemishes and let the mask fully dry before rinsing with light warm water.
  • Don’t store any type of home made mask in aluminum container because heavy metals can enter into body through pores.
  • Use this mask only once or twice a week and try to use fresh and organic ingredients for preparation of mask. Don’t leave the mask for more than recommended time.

Tips for Glowing Skin in Summer

Changes in season affect our skin a lot and our skin becomes dull and rough. We need to do special care of our skin with changes in season. Skin should be taken care of differently in different seasons hence you need to change your skin care methods in summer. Here is a set of special expert instructions to be followed to get glowing skin in summer season:

  • Drink plenty of water in summer season and eat healthy diet.
  • Make a paste of Multani Mitti and rose water. Apply this paste on your face and other parts of your skin you want to take care of. It is best to apply this paste near eyes to get rid of dark circles.
  • Take a grated raw potato and wrap it under your eyes for 15 minutes. Apply eye creams after this treatment to remove dark circles under eyes.
  • Make a paste of honey, orange juice, multani mitti and rose water. Apply this paste on skin for 10 – 15 minutes. This method is best to preserve dry skin in summer season.
  • Make a paste of papaya pulp and lemon juice. Apply this paste on your skin for 15 – 20 minutes and rinse it off. This method is best for oily skin type.
  • Mud mask is best for glowing skin in summer season.
  • Make a paste of Multani Mitti, honet, mashed papaya and rose water. Apply this paste on your skin. Wash it off when it starts to get dry.
  • Apply paste of banana and milk on your face for 15 – 20 minutes and rinse it with cold water. It is best for glowing skin.
  • Give steam to your skin with help of towel to open and clean your pores.
  • Apply plain honey for smooth and glowing skin.
  • Take turmeric powder (Haldi) and orange juice. Mix them together to make a paste. Use it as scrub on your face and neck and wash it with cold water.
  • Cucumber is best to give cool effects to your skin. It acts as a cleaner and controls skin oil.
  • Cleanse your skin before going to bed in routine.

All these tips are suggested by skin professionals and are best to keep your skin glowing even in summer season. These tips prevent our skin from damages in harsh summer season. Pay a little bit attention to your skin and look beautiful.

Home Made Skin Cream

Commercial facial creams are well known for their restorative qualities like for treatment of wrinkles and pimples. There are lots of companies selling creams and charge hundreds dollars for their cost. Fortunately there are plenty of natural ingredients which are easily available in our houses and with different combinations of these ingredients we can make an effective home made cream without any side effect and extra cost. With the help of different recipes you can make your own skin cream with a surety that you are using a high-quality product which has pure combination of ingredients. Here are some simple recipes for skin care cream.

You Will Need

  1. 2 Teaspoon Honey
  2. One half of peach with skin still on
  3. ½ cup fresh chopped pumpkin flesh
  4. 1/8 teaspoon instant coffee
  5. 2 egg whites

Put all these things in a blender and blend the ingredients on low speed until it lightly vanquish. The time for blending can vary according to your blender. After blending apply this cream on your skin with out rubbing. You can also apply this cream on your whole body. Leave this cream for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse it off with light warm water.

Wrinkles Cream

You Will Need

  1. ¼ of an avocado without skin
  2. 5 drops of almond oil
  3. Small Bowl

Put 1/4th of avocado in a small bowl and then add five drops of almond oil into the bowl. Crush avocado with back of spoon and mix it with almond oil. Apply this paste on your face where you have wrinkles and leave it on for five minutes. Wash away the avocado cream after five minutes with clean light warm water.

Eye Cream

You Will Need

  1. 1 small white potato
  2. 2 table spoon unsweetened applesauce

In first step you will peel and cut up one small white potato and put it in food processor. Then add 2 tablespoon unsweetened applesauce in food processor and mix them until they convert in form of pastey cream. Apply this cream on skin under your eyes and cover entire face with a wet warm wash cloth. Leave this cream for 10 minutes and then rinse it with light warm water.

How to Make Cucumber Facial Mask?

Cucumber is a fruit which belongs to pumpkin family. It has very rich nutrition values and enrich with different vitamins, iron, potassium and phosphorus etc. It is a best natural diet which secretes and promotes the flow of urine. It is equally beneficial in live and pancreatic diseases. Cucumber has perfect combination of different minerals and helps in prevention of many body diseases. You can also use cucumber to enhance your skin beauty because it is very beneficial if you use to put slices of cucumber on your eyes at night then you can get rid from dark circles and under eye wrinkles in the morning. Cucumber can also protect your skin from the effect of sun. It can create tightness in your skin pores and has cleansing effects.

Here is a recipe to get rid of wrinkles and dull skin as well.

  1. Take a half piece of cucumber along with its skin because the skin of cucumber has several vitamins to protect your skin and cut it into pieces.
  2. Take all pieces, add them into blender. Now take one egg and mix it in the blender as well and if you like you can also add few drops of lemon juice into blender. Blend all these things for one minute.
  3. Now your mask is ready and you can use it on your face. Put all mask into a bowl and use this facial mask generously. Try to cover your whole face and leave for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes rinse mask with cold water.

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.