Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Solutions for Dark Elbows

Dark elbows are not a big problem, with a little care we can get rid of it. Here I have suggested some easy home tips for your dark elbows.

Solutions for Dark Elbows

Use oil:
Generally, Olive and coconut oil is widely used in cosmetic products and they have excellent properties to soften the tough and scaly skin of the elbow area. If you use any one of these oils, it could be soften and smoothen the skin area and lead to lighter skin.

Scrub regularly:
Scrub the elbow area regularly to remove the dead skin cell deposits in the area. Take care and not to scrub too hard because that could have the converse effect of skin darkening.

In special occasions you could try bleaching the area rather than waiting to get better looking elbows. This has been seen to be beneficial in many cases.

Use Sugar:
Sugar is an excellent natural exfoliant. It contains glycolic acid which is helpful in lightening the elbow areas.

Use Lime:
Citric acid has been seen to be very useful in treating dark unsightly elbows. It can remove the dead skin and lighten your elbow area. Lemon contains citric acid and rubbing them on the elbows has been seen to work very well.

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Natural Home Made Hair Conditioners

Natural Home Made Hair Conditioners

  • Young girls are looking for natural hair conditioners. But they don’t have any idea about natural hair conditioners. So they are rushing to fancy stores and buy variety of chemical products. These products will cause hair loss and various side effects. Here I have given some natural home made hair conditioners.
  • Apply curd 15 minutes before your bath. Then wash your hair with shampoo and after that apply paste of fenugreek. This will make your hair soft and straight.
  • Beer also acts as a very good conditioner for your hair. Apply it into your hair and leave it for 15 minutes. Then wash your hair, your hair will be smooth and silky.
  • Milk acts as a very good conditioner. Take some cold milk and apply it using brush or use spray bottle.  Comb your hair gently and wait for 30 minutes. Then wash your hair with shampoo, don’t use conditioner after shampoo. Because Milk is one of the natural conditioner and it makes your hair silky and soft.
  • Take two Spoons of fenugreek and add water to it. Next morning grind it like a paste and apply it to your hair like shampoo. It is a very good natural hair conditioner.
  • Mix a little amount of vinegar in warm water and rinse your hair with this solution. This will add bounce to dull and lifeless hair.
  • Egg white is also a good conditioner for hair. 

Monday, 1 April 2013

Tips to lighten dark underarms

Tips to lighten dark underarms

While wearing sleeveless dresses or swim suit your underarms darkness makes you feel shy and conscious. To get rid of dark underarms you have to first understand the causes.

Top 6 Causes For Dark Underarms:
  1. Shaving
  2. Formation of Dead Cells
  3. Excessive usage of Deodorants
  4. Friction
  5. Hereditary Factors
  6. Diabetes
So many women have dark underarms and famous deodorant brands are advertised and promised you to whiten your underarms. Getting rid of darker underarms is not an easy task as we think.

Best Ways to Lighten Dark Underarms:
Lighten Dark Underarms

  • Apply Lemon Juice
Lemon is one of the natural bleaching agent and many of us are not aware about it. Rub your underarms with lemon juice every day before taking a bath. It will slowly lighten the area. After bath, use moisturizer to soften the skin and skip deodorants for a few days.

  • Use Waxing
The main reasons for dark underarms are shaving or apply hair removal creams. Instead of shaving or hair removal creams, try waxing. It will hurt you a lot but the hair will definitely be removed from the root and your underarms will appear fairer immediately.

  • Apply Potato and cucumber juices
Like lemon, Potato also works as a natural bleaching agent. You can rub underarm skin with thinly sliced potatoes and leave it on for 15 minutes and wash. You can also apply potato juice to the affected area. Definitely you can feel the difference. Similarly, you can use cucumber and apply the juice under your arms.

  • Use Lightening Masks

  • You can make a homemade whitening pack and apply it to remove underarm darkness. To prepare the mask at home, mix a handful of gram flour with yogurt, lemon and a little turmeric powder. Keep it for 15-20 minutes, and then wash it off. If you are decided to buy a readymade mask from market then try to buy clay-based lightening skin mask.

    • Try Sandalwood and Rose Water
    One of the greatest ways to remove dark underarms is to create a paste with sandalwood and rose water. Sandalwood has lightening properties and rose water will cool down the skin. Leave the paste for a few minutes and wash it. Use this paste every day to see a difference.

    • Reduce the Use of deodorants
    Deodorant is one of the main reasons for dark underarms. Instead of using deodorants, use natural remedies to overcome body odor for a few days. Anti-fungal powders and alum are also great alternatives. Once your underarms changed to lighter, then use the deodorants that made for sensitive skins.

    Sunday, 24 March 2013

    Tips to remove Dark circles under eyes

    Dark circles under the eyes are the biggest problem for teenagers. It will affect every ones appearance more than wrinkles or grey hair. But still you can minimize the Dark circles under your eyes by following some simple things. In this article I have given the tips on how to reduce and remove the dark circles under  eyes.

    Tips to remove Dark circles under eyes

    Step 1: Sleep Well
    • Deep sleep helps to remove dark circles. Lack of sleep increases the appearance of darkness under the eyes and reduces blood circulation. 7-9 hours sleep is necessary to every one.
    • Alcohol and drugs can deeply affect the quality of your sleep. So try to avoid these things.
    • Lacks of vitamins are also affecting your sleep. Get adequate vitamins that assist sleep.
    • Before going to bed, it is necessary to remove all eye makeup. Otherwise your eyes can look much more tired on a daily basis.
     Step 2: Take care of allergies
    Allergies can cause common skin discoloration under the eyes. If allergy is the root of your problem then remove the allergen from you. If you cant find the allergen then talk to a dermatologist to determine the allergen.

    Step 3: Eat healthy foods
    • Eat healthy food and drink plenty of water. Dark circles and puffiness are often attributed to lack of vitamin K or inadequate antioxidants.
    • Eat fresh vegetables and fruits. Take cabbage, spinach and other leafy green vegetables in a daily basis.
    • Take a daily vitamin supplement if necessary. Get adequate fluids to improve circulation.
     Step 4: Reduce salt
    Consuming too much of salt also can reduce your blood circulation and cause the blood vessels under the
    skin to appear bluer. So try to avoid this habit.

    Step 6: Avoid Smoking
    Smoking is one of the dangerous habits that causes vascular problems and make your blood vessels
    appear more prominent and bluer.

    Step 7:Don’t get tensed
    Always be relaxed. Stress can prevent you from sleeping eating and resting. Skin always reflects the
    emotional and physical ailments. So don't dismiss the need to relax lightly.

    Step 8: Accept what you can't change
    Heredity is also one of the reasons for dark circles. This doesn’t mean that you can’t do anything about the
    conditions, but you should be prepared for minimal success when trying to get rid of them.

    Friday, 1 March 2013

    Home Remedies for Teeth Whitening

    Teeth whitening or bleaching the teeth has now become the beauty appeal. Teeth is one such thing on our face that cannot be accentuated artificially, they have to be good naturally. Many people are looking for a natural approach to dental care and wanted to try out some natural home remedies. Several natural alternatives exist that may bring you quick results without using harsh agents.

    Home Remedies for Teeth Whitening
    • Mashing few strawberries and brushing with the mixture once or twice a week can have positive results.
    • Apples have plenty of wholesome and healthy attributes which help in whitening your teeth.
    • Eat guava, carrot, sugarcane and cucumber fruits to prevent yellowing of teeth.
    • Eat iron rich and calcium rich foods as they keep the teeth strong, white and prevent teeth yellowing.
    • Proper brushing with good brush in the morning and night is a must for maintaining teeth and preventing it from yellowing.
    • Eat green and fibrous vegetables to keep your teeth white and bacteria free.
    • Use homemade tooth paste. Mix baking soda, normal table salt, and hydrogen peroxide with your toothpaste and brush regularly. 
    • Dilute vinegar and water and rinse your mouth with it.
    • Before brushing your teeth, have a drop of clove oil on your toothpaste.
    • Coffee, tea, soda and wine can all cause serious damage to the enamel of your teeth. Try to use straw to reduce direct exposure to teeth.

    Thursday, 28 February 2013

    Lip Care Tips

    Lip care is very important especially when there is a change in season. The skin on your lips is very thin and there are no oil glands to help protect them. Even after applying lip balm regularly, the dry lips hardly cure. So you can do some home remedies to cure dry lips and soften your lips.

    Lip Care Tips

    • Avoid exposing your lips to hot water when you take a shower.
    • Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of water.
    • Avoid lipstick as much as you can as certain brands can dry your lips out, causing them to eventually crack.
    • Avoid licking your lips. Licking your lips will actually dry it out and not moisturize it
    • Keep lips well lubricated at all times and this means at bedtime as well.
    • Always apply a natural lip balm to protect your lips. Applying it before applying lipsticks will prevent your lips from dryness and exfoliation.
    Home Remedies to Soften Lips:
    • Take a drop of honey and gently massage on your dry lips. Honey moisturizes and softens your lips and prevents it from cracking.
    • Take ½ grated apples and 1 tsp of unsalted butted. Mix and spread on your lips for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
    • Take 1 tsp of brown sugar and 1 tsp of olive oil. Mix and massage into lips for about 30 seconds, rinse and finish with lip balm.

    Wednesday, 27 February 2013

    Avoid some habits to stay beautiful

    Skin is a very delicate part of our body that needs absolute care in order to look beautiful and perfect. Healthy, glowing skin is usually beauty priority number one for women. Maintaining a tab on some really harmful beauty habits can actually help you stay away from many skin problems. To make sure you stay looking pretty, fresh-faced and perfect, check out this list and make sure you don’t do any of these habits that ruin your appearance.

    Avoid some habits to stay beautiful

    • Make a habit of removing all traces of make-up from your face before going to bed. Any make-up left on the face aids the growth of pimples/acne, as it clogs the pores.
    • Skipping meals can cause skin to age faster and dry out more quickly. Always try to include vitamin C in your meals to build up your skin’s health.
    • Avoid dehydration by drinking plenty of filtered water. It also helps to prevent the body from aging.
    • Whether its cosmetics, lotions or cleansers we like to try it out. So always test a product out on small patch of skin to avoid an unexpected allergic reaction.
    • Take good care of your hair. You can take your choice from herbal and non-herbal shampoos and conditioners flooding the market. Read the blurbs carefully and see what suits you.
    • Remember to wipe your sun glasses clean because build up and bacteria on your glasses can get into pores around the bridge of your nose causing breakouts and irritation.
    • Cleaning your makeup brushes from time to time is very important not just for keeping them as good as new but also for staying away from various skin infections.
    • A good night’s sleep, between 7-8 hours, is essential to maintain a healthy body and help you to relax and, present a calm and pretty face to the world.
    • Smoking and drinking are both bad habits that will harm you in the long run. So avoid that to maintain a healthy body and look young.