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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.

Causes of Hair Fall

The normal cycle of hair growth lasts for 2 to 3 years. It is reported that each hair grows I centimeter per month during this growth period. It is very common to shed few hairs each day as a part of hair growth cycle but some people experience problem of excessive hair fall. This problem is seen in men, women and children. Here is information about common causes of hair fall:

Numbers of things are there that can cause excessive hair fall for instance this problem may start after illness or major surgery. You can suddenly lose a large amount of hair. This hair fall is usually temporary and is related to stress of illness.

Hormonal changes also cause hair fall problem. If your thyroid gland is overactive or underactive, you may experience hair fall problem. This problem can be controlled by treatment of thyroid disease. Hair fall may also occur if male or females’ hormones go out of order. You can stop hair fall by correcting disorder of your hormones.

It is seen that many women experience this problem about 3 months after they have baby. This hair fall is also type of hormonal problem. High level of certain hormones during pregnancy cause the body to keep holding the hairs that would fall normally. When their hormones return to their levels as they were before pregnancy those hairs fall out and normal hair fall and growth cycle starts again.

Some medicines can also be the cause of this problem. This type of hair fall can be stopped when you reduce or stop using that medicine. Most common medicines that can cause hair fall include blood thinners, medicines for gout, use for high blood pressure or heart problems, birth control pills or vitamin A.

Some sort of infections also cause hair fall problem. These infections may include fungal infection. This infection is most commonly seen in children. This disease can be treated with anti-fungal medicines. Hair fall may also cause due to underlying diseases like lupus or diabetes. Hair fall can be early sign of any serious disease. You should consult expert professionals to get your problem resolved before it gets serious.

Skin Care Tips for Men

Many men are still not conscious for their skin care and damage their skin. They have a wrong concept that all skin care products in market are made for women. Most of men have a common thought that they don’t need fancy soaps to get clean and they use same soap to wash their face and body. People having this thinking often have dry and rough skin that needs to be maintained. Here are some useful tips for men’s skin care that will bring dramatic changes in skin that is irritated by shaving.

The first step to sooth irritating skin is cleansing. Don’t wash your face with same anti-bacterial soap that is used on body. These soaps are very harsh and can dry out the skin. You are advised to select more gentile face washes. Do circular finger movements on your face while washing. Select soaps or face washes containing glycolic acid.

Glycolic acid helps to remove dead skin cells and make your skin soft for shaving. Men should use some moisturizing cosmetics in routine to keep their soft. You are advised to look for moisturizer containing aloe Vera and Vitamin E that will work best to prevent razor bumps. Make sure to inquire that the moisturizer you are thinking to use is non-comedogenic that means the formula would not clog the pores of your skin.

Shaving on daily basis can cause regular cycle of irritation so you are advised to limit your shaving after everyday. It will be good to shave after shower and best after having warm shower because pores will open and it will be easy to remove hair from skin and hence you will get fresher skin after shave. Moisturizer should also be applied as aftershave. You can also purchase special products to be used after shave. Select moisturizers having sun protection. Drink plenty of water to keep your skin in fresh tone.

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.

Tips for Hair Color

If you want to get a new look by giving changed color to your hair, you should be very careful in selection and application of hair color. Here is a set of instructions for you that must be considered while coloring your hair:

Consult Your Colorist

Have a clear idea of your color you want for your hair before you go to saloon. Remember don’t leave all decisions up to your hair. Conduct some research and ask your friends who color their hairs for what color will complement your personality.

Follow Trends in Colors

You can adopt anything for your hair you want but there are always some recent trends having worth around you. It will be good to get knowledge of prevailing trends and following the latest one.

Basics of Hair Colors

You should know basic color wheel to make best selection for your hairs. Very important aspect of selecting hair color is to determine condition of hairs. Make sure to use quality hair colors that will not damage your hairs and last long as many colors last till one wash.

Time Period

Don’t make it a habit to color your hair in routine as it will damage your hair. Make sure not to use hair colors and other chemicals during pregnancy.

Here is a set of precautions that must be kept in mind while thinking of coloring your hair:

  • Apply hair color when your hairs are totally dry as color on damp or wet hair will dilute very soon.
  • If you want to apply light hair color this time but your present hair color is dark then make sure to use a color remover to get exact results you want.
  • Don’t perm or straighten your hair after coloring for several weeks to maintain their health.
  • Shampoo your hair properly and condition them before you apply hair color.

Follow the above mentioned tips before coloring your hair.

Bridal Ubtan Recipe

Today I am going to share great ubtan recipes for brides. One recipe is for full body and other one is for face. Massaging bride’s skin with these ubtans will result in more glowing and lovely skin overtime. Brides are suggested to massage their full body with this ubtan early in morning before taking shower and apply facial ubtan before going to bed in night.

Bridal Full Body Ubtan Recipe:


  • 4 Teaspoon Chickpea Flour
  • 2 Tablespoon Almond Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Turmeric
  • 1 Tablespoon Fenugreek Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Wheat Germ Oil
  • ¼ Tablespoon Rose oil


Mix all stated ingredients. All brides are suggested to use this ubtan for forty days daily before wedding day. Use this mixture to massage your body. Take a warm shower to remove this ubtan.

Ubtan Recipe for Bridal Face Massage:


  • 1 Tablespoon Almond Paste
  • 1 Tablespoon Cashew Paste
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon Pistachio Paste
  • 1 Tablespoon Malaee (It is better to use cream skimmed off from boiled milk)
  • 1 Tablespoon Germ Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Rose Water
  • ¼ Cup Red Lentil Paste
  • Chickpea Flour to thicken the paste


Take Nuts and grind them in blender till they are pulverized then add all stated ingredients. Use this ubtan as a general facial massage. Let it stay and dry on your face then wash it off. Use a clean towel to pat your face dry. See incredible results over time.

Beauty Saloon Equipment

Seeking beauty is not an unusual desire. Appearance is of greater importance and beauty conscious people do often visits to beauty saloons. That is why home business of running a beauty saloon is a common trend these days. If you also want to start a beauty saloon, you need to arrange for certain things at a place. Specific beauty saloon equipments are of greater importance before starting a new beauty saloon or beauty parlor.

What equipments you need for your saloon solely depends on what type of saloon you want to open. Plan your budget and beauty equipments accordingly. Before you make any final decision for equipment consider two factors including comfort level and safety of clients.

List of Common Beauty Saloon Equipments

  • Saloon chairs are very important for customer’s comfort and safety and your ease while applying beauty treatments. Adjust the height of saloon chair according to your height so that you can easily follow the beauty procedures.
  • Arrange for wash basins for washing and cleaning purposes.
  • Different styling chairs are used for some beauty procedures. Think to arrange styling chairs if you have planned for such services.
  • Hair dryer is one of the basic equipments for providing hair services either cutting or styling of hair.
  • Arrange a supply trolley that is very helpful for beauticians while working.
  • Manicure set to provide treatments on legs, feet and nails.
  • Pedicure set that is very essential to provide beauty and care services.
  • If you think to provide hair washing services also then arrange a shampoo spray machine that will be useful during hair washing procedures.
  • Facial beds to be used for facials.
  • Hair steaming machine is also one of the basic equipments for the saloons providing hair styling and care services.
  • Kids chairs if you will provide kids beauty services.
  • Arrange towel warmers and sterilizers.

Arrange all these equipments with expertise in beauty procedures. Good luck for your new beauty saloon.

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.

Makeup Mistakes That Age You

You have heard many times about beauty tips and tricks that make you look young. A lot of advertisements of cosmetics on television claim to give you younger look but these cosmetics will not work if you have morning routine that makes you older before you will actually become. There are several beauty mistakes that make people look older and add more years to their appearance. Here is information about most common makeup mistakes that add more years to your appearance.

Too Much Foundation Cream

Foundation is all about quality over quantity. Some people use heavy layers of foundation creams to cover their skin faults but in fact you create a thick mask that will make you look older than you are. Visit any makeup counter for proper advice. Foundation is an important part of your makeup therefore you should not opt for a cheaper one.

Lipstick Liner and Color

Lines around lips become prominent as we age. These lines give us perfect pathways for lipstick application. You should use lip liners to keep the lipstick in its place. Natural color of lip liner pencil will make barrier for lipstick to leave its position. Dark lip colors is a bad choice for all women as well as you should never sleep with lipstick on your lips. Natural colors and glosses are best for women of all ages.

Use of Too Much Powder

Powder is an excellent thing for taking away shininess but using too much powder will only accentuate your wrinkles. This effect will be more evident for dry skin types. Excessive use of powder will make the lighter skin lines appear larger than they are.

Use of Metallic Eye Shadow

Metallic cosmetic if not applied properly will affect your natural beauty. If it is applied close to lash line and around the inner corner of eye, it will brighten your eyes. Applying it high on your lid will only make the area and the problem area will become more prominent.

Applying Mascara and Liner on Lower Lash and Eyelid

If you want to apply mascara on your lower lash, you should do a thin coat. Applying too much mascara on lower lash will make the dark circles prominent and draw attention of others. Wearing too much makeup will make your eyes look swollen and smaller. To look younger, your eyes should look clear and open.

Beauty Guide for Women over 40

Have you reached above 40? Do you miss that compliments you received when you were 25? You can still look gorgeous and fresh as you looked when you were below 30 by following set of instructions shared below:

  • Never apply local beauty products on your face available in market.
  • Make sure to keep your skin hydrated because skin becomes drier with age growth so you should drink plenty of water to look fresher.
  • Keep your skin moist and lips wet to get youthful look.
  • Apply a moisturizer that will compliment your skin tone.
  • Don’t apply makeup in routine if you have dry skin.
  • Don’t use powder on your skin as it will look drier and matte.
  • You can use heavy foundation with even skin tone.
  • Apply makeup using proper brushes as right brush will help you in applying makeup more finely and easily.
  • Keep in touch with a professional beauty advisor to know exact needs of your skin.
  • You are advised not to keep your hair long if you are above 40.
  • If you change your hair color, you should also change your makeup.
  • Keep your eyebrows well shaped and avoid waxing after age of 40 as it can sometimes pull off you skin and cause much pain.
  • Make use of eye pencil to define your eyes in more proper manner.
  • Mix a foundation with liquid moisturizer if it is bit heavy.
  • Try a light reflecting foundation.
  • Apply the blush to cheeks of your face. Natural shades are more flattering than blond ones.
  • Apply lip balm on before you start makeup to give it time to set.
  • Eat healthy diet and don’t give up practice of morning walk and exercise.
  • Avoid using too much sharp colors.