Beauty tricks from Granny’s kitchen

1. For soft and glowing skin
Apply pomegranate juice daily on ur face.

2. Face Scrub
Take two tablespoons, each of brown sugar and oatmeal and mix them with a quarter cup of milk. Do once a week.

3. Skin lightening mask
One tablespoon each of cucumber juice, lemon juice, tomato juice, and sandalwood paste. Let stand 15 minutes on the face and rinse. Do once a week. Regular use of a homemade mask will give you a naturally glowing skin within 4 weeks.

4. Face mask
One beaten egg yolk and a teaspoon of oilve oil. Let stand 15 minutes and rinse.

5. Natural Bleach
Rub cucumber slices on your face.

6. To lighten acne marks
Rub a lemon on the spot for ten minutes. Rinse with warm water. The mark will soon fade away.

7. Cure puffy eyes
Put cool slices of cucumber on your eyes, Or soak two tea bags and place in freezer for a few minutes. Put them on your eyes and relax.

8. Fruit face masks
Strawberries, peaches and pineapple crushed as is or mixed with fresh cream. Apply for 15 minutes and rinse with water.

9. Reduce / Cure Wrinkles
Masks made of raw grated potato hydrate and reduce wrinkles. Apply twice a week.

10. Face mask for Oily skin
Wash a big, ripe tomato and liquefy the whole thing in the blender. Pat on, let dry for 20 minutes, splash off with cool water.

11. Enhance skin complexion
Mix equal quantities of cucumber juice, rose water and lime juice. Wash the face and apply it overnight. Rinse off in the morning. This clears the complexion and keeps it healthy.

Natural Hair Care Tips

Hair is like a crown on human body. It is important to look after your hair for both males and females, it is rather necessary for females. The beauty of a woman depends highly upon the kind of hair she carries. Earlier, the length of a female’s hair used to be a barometer of her beauty. But today, due to changing lifestyles, females prefer to keep their hair short and simple. Whether the hair is long or short, they need proper care. Your whole outlook changes with a little change in your hair. Therefore, it is very essential to take proper care of your hair.

hair careWe women, face some or the other hair problem every now and then. Some of us have irritable dandruff problem. Dandruff not only irritates with itching sensations but also embarrasses us with its fall. Many of us confront with other hair problems like oily hair, hair fall, dry hair, dull hair, curly hair, tangled hair, etc. All these problems are very common. But with some easy natural remedies, you can get rid of these problems.

Under mentioned are some simple hair care tips that will solve your hair problems through natural ways.

  • The most important and the easiest tip for hair care is to keep your head clean. Wash your hair twice a week with a good shampoo. Use herbal shampoo if possible.
  • Dandruff is the most common hair problem we face today. To get rid of this problem, peel a banana and mix it with two cups of vinegar. Make a paste and apply it on your hair and scalp. Give a massage for 5-10 minutes and cover your hair completely with this mixture. Leave it for 40 minutes and then wash it off completely. Repeat this everyday for one week. This helps in removing dandruff problem and gives your hair an extra shine.
  • Tangling of hair is another big problem. It not only hurts your scalp but also damages your hair and gives them a dull look. To have a tangle free hair, use honey on your scalp. Mix honey and fresh cream and apply it on your scalp and hair. It also helps you to manage curly hair.
  • To get rid of dull hair, mix olive oil and egg yolk and apply this mixture on your scalp and hair. Leave it for 30 minutes and then wash it. It gives immense shine to your dull hair. Even the mixture of olive oil and avocado pulp shine up your dull hair.
  • Some females are much worried for their dry hair. It is very easy to solve this problem. Lemon juice is very good for dry hair. Apply it directly on your scalp and hair. Wash it off after half an hour.
  • Hair fall is again a big and common problem today. It can be due to genetic issues or may be because of stress, depression and insomnia. To stop hair fall, mix one tablespoon gooseberry (amla) pulp and one tablespoon lemon juice and apply it on your scalp and give it a good massage. Leave it overnight and wash it with your regular shampoo the next morning.
  • Another problem which females face is of oily hair. For this, mix egg yolk with 3 tablespoons of henna powder (mehendi), 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Mix it to a paste. Add warm water if needed. Apply it on your hair and leave it for 2 hours. Wash it properly.

At last but not the least, comb your hair very softly. Don’t be harsh to them. Use a good comb with soft and rounded teeth. Avoid back combing as it harms your hair. It makes knots which are not easy to untangle.

We hope that this piece of information will help you to maintain the beauty of your hair. Hair is a very delicate part of your body and they need your love and care. Do not neglect them!!!

Follow these easy tips for your hair care and bring back its vitality and glossy shine. Do share your experience with us…

Best Out of Waste Orange Peels Face Mask

Most of us throw away orange peels after consuming oranges as they are waste for us. Today we will get to know the best out of this waste.

Actually ‘waste’ is not the proper word for orange peels. They can’t be waste. They have a lot of benefits in them. Orange peels have a number of nutrients in them. These nutrients heal your skin and make it flawless.Orange Peel Face Mask

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Orange peel contains more of Vitamin C than its pulp does. Vitamin C reduces free radicals and your skin starts shining and glowing. Calcium is again a major nutrient in orange peel. The upper layer of your skin has a good amount of calcium. Your skin needs to maintain this amount otherwise it becomes dry and itchy. Orange peel is helpful in maintaining the level of calcium in your skin. Orange peel also contains Antioxidants which removes dead cells and nourishes your skin. It also contains a lot of Citric Acid which extracts extra oil from your skin and gives it a radiant look.

Orange peel face pack has a number of benefits. They are summarised as:

  • Orange peel face pack is a cleansing agent. It pulls out dust and dirt from the deep pores of your skin and cleans it.
  • It reduces the popping up of pimples by cleaning it to the deepest. It helps to give you a clean and clear face.
  • It removes the extra oil of your skin. This reduces pimples and acne.
  • It is a natural bleacher. Applying orange peels face pack bleaches your skin and gives it a natural glow.
  • It is also beneficial in reducing suntans.
  • It also helps in easy extraction of blackheads.
  • It is a good skin toner.

Preparation of Orange peel face pack: It is very easy to prepare it. Grind dried orange peels (with little glycerine) to a paste and apply it all over the face. You can also use it on your arms and feet. Keep it for 10-15 minutes and wash it off with first warm water and then cold water. Rub ice cubes to close all pores. And remember; dilute the face pack well by mixing either glycerine or rose water because orange peel contains a lot of citric acid. A little itching sensation will follow which is quite natural. But if it is intolerable, wash it immediately with cold water.

We hope that this time you eat oranges, you will be eager to use orange peels to make a face pack. Do let us know your experiences. Stay healthy stay beautiful.