Milk cream, that contains lactic acid, is another great way to exfoliate your skin, and also maintain its pH balance for thorough moisturizing. This home remedy is also high in fat, and so, is a great moisturizer just by itself. All you’ll need to do us rub fresh milk cream on your hands and leave it on for about 10- 15 minutes, after which you can wash it off with lukewarm water.
Simply rub a thin slice of potato on your underarms. You can also grate the potato and apply the juice to the affected area, allow it to dry for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Use either of these remedies twice daily for better and faster results.
Your kitchen could hold the key to an itch free, flake free scalp. Wet your hair and then rub a handful of baking soda vigorously into your scalp. Skip the shampoo and go right to rinsing. Baking soda reduces overactive fungi that can cause dandruff. Your hair may get dried out at first, but after a few weeks your scalp will start producing natural oils, leaving your hair softer and free of flakes.
Slice a cold potato into 2 halves and place the pieces on your eyes, one for each eye, for about 20 minutes.
Dip 2 cotton pads in cold milk and then place them on your eyelids. Leave them on for about 30 minutes before taking them off. Cold Tea Bags Dip 2 tea bags in cold water and then put them in the refrigerator till they are significantly cold. Now, place them on your eyes for 30 minutes before taking them off and washing your eyes with cold water.
Add some coconut oil to your routine
There is a reason why coconut oil is all the rage right now. It’s a fantastic smelling and inexpensive tool that can play so many roles in beautifying yourself. Chelsea Jackson, a junior at Iowa State University, suggests adding the miracle oil to your nightly beauty routine to wake up with gorgeous, shiny hair.
Keep your fingernails dry and clean
Clean your nails regularly and make sure you dry them after washing.
This also prevents dirt and bacteria from accumulating under your nails. However, don’t overdo it; nails soaked in water for long duration may lead to splits.
Kiwi is packed with Vitamin C. These fruits even contain more Vitamin C than oranges! Every 100 gms of kiwi has about 98mg of Vitamin C, while the same weight of oranges contains about 54mg. Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, wards off colds and boosts the immune system.
Cucumber & Potato Cleanser: Cut up one cucumber and one potato into medium pieces and then blend for 20 seconds. Add 1 tsp baking soda and 1 tsp water to the mixture. Add to a bottle and shake before using voila. It is a homemade soothing cleanser.
usually one should also steer clear of heavy creams, make-up or ointments that can end up blocking the sweat ducts. In a few exceptional cases, if the rash lasts for more than three to four days or gets worse with time, one should immediately consult a doctor as it could indicate a bacterial, fungal or viral infection.
Suffering from frizzy hair?
Try this simple, quick and easy to make spray. Take slices of two lemon and simmer in two cups of water until it reduces to half the amount. Pour the liquid into a spritz bottle and spray on your hair.
Curd and haldi
Add a little haldi (turmeric) to a small bowl of chilled curd and beat it until it makes a thick paste. Cover your hands with this paste and wash off thoroughly with cold water after 20 minutes. Do this just before your bath every day for 2 weeks and you will soon see results.
According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), in the United States and Europe, an estimated one third or more of women 18 and older and nearly 10 percent of men over the age of 40 dye their hair. Meanwhile Cincinnati based hair color company Clairol released a 2008 study revealing that 75% of American women dye their hair.
Keep lips smooth by exfoliating them
Exfoliate your lips regularly to keep them soft and to sop flakes of dry skin ruining your lipstick. You can buy exfoliating lip scrubs, or you could just gently brush your lips with a toothbrush. Keeping your lips exfoliated will help your lipstick go on smoother and make it stay looking great for longer.
Green Tea and Aloe Skin Toner
This three ingredient toner is so easy to make. It promises to tighten pores, remove toxins, reduce redness and moisturize. Simply blend water, green tea, and aloe vera for a gentle astringent action. Those with extra oily skin can add some witch hazel if they wish.
Vitamin C intake in the form of juices like orange juice/mausambi juice or even a cup of water in the morning with 1 tsp squeezed lime or lemon and half a teaspoon of honey is a great way to start your day. Vitamin A should be an important part of your diet. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water is essential for a hydrated and toxin-free body.