Sunday, November 12, 2006

Beauty Tips and Remedies

Natural ingredients like fruits and vegetables can become a good beauty remedy. When you can get natural beauty remedies,right from your kitchen...why not give it a try ?

1 ) For improving hair - Mix one egg with yogurt,apply onto hair.Keep for 20 minutes and rinse.

2 ) To get rid of dandruff -
Mix One egg, 2 tbsp - yogurt and 1/2 tsp lemon juice.Make a paste and apply to the hair and scalp. Keep for half an hour before shampooing.

3 ) For dandruff - Warm Almond oil or Olive oil or Coconut oil and mix with 1/4 th part lime juice and a pinch of black pepper powder and apply to scalp. Shampoo after one hour.

4 ) Warm almond oil and apply to the hair and scalp,massage the head.

5 ) To cleanse, moisture and condition the hair and scalp - Take 1 part vinegar (apple cider vinegar, optional) and 3 parts water. Rinse hair & scalp with this mixture.
Vinegar maintains moisture level, conditions hair and cleanses scalp.

6 ) Mint paste for pimples - Few mint leaves, few drops of lime juice and little oats powder. Make a paste and apply to the area. Let the paste dry and then rinse off.

7 ) For Pimples - Take tamarind paste, 2 drops lime juice, oats powder and channa flour.Make a paste and apply to the area. Rinse when it drys.

8 ) Rosemary oil - Rub a few drops of rosemary oil daily to your scalp. Rosemary oil is highly beneficial in revitalising,stimulating and conditioning the hair. It prevents dandruff forming, encourages new hair growth and improves scalp circulation.


9 ) Henna - has medicinal properties.Using henna leaves or powder for hair and scalp helps to improve hair growth and have a healthy scalp. But before using, test to see if you are allergic to henna.
Make a thick paste of henna leaves or powder, with amla (
gooseberry) powder, lime juice, butter milk and apply to the hair and scalp. keep for 1 to 2 hours and wash.

10 ) To color the hair the natural way, henna can be used. You will get a deep reddish tint for a natural black hair person and the grey hair will turn reddish. Use tea decoction, to the above henna preparation and then apply to the hair.The paste has to be very thick.Coffee decoction can be used instead of tea.With tea decoction you will get more reddish colour than with coffee.
Coffee will not change the natural colour of the hair. Apply henna to the hair and keep for more than 2 hours. More the duration you keep, deeper the colour you get. Wash hair with water. Do not apply shampoo with this wash. Oil hair and next day shampoo and condition hair.


11 ) Fenugreek - Paste of fenugreek powder applied to scalp helps to get rid of dandruff . Add fenugreek powder along with henna preparation to apply to the hair.

12 ) Papaya - Use ripe papaya pulp on face. Apply a thin paste on face and let it dry. Wash with water. Makes skin soft and bright.

13 ) Lemon / Lime - Juice of lime / lemon has bleaching effect. Apply on face, hand and rinse once dry.

14 ) Tamarind and curds / yogurt - Make a thick paste of tamarind and curds and apply on the face. Rinse once dry. Good to get rid of black / white heads. Face will brightened up with regular use.

15 ) Coconut hair oil - Heat coconut oil, curry leaves and shallots till curry leaves and shallots have browned. Cool & strain the oil. Good for healthy hair growth.

16 ) Coconut pepper hair oil - Heat coconut oil with black pepper. Cool and store. Apply to hair, massage and shampoo after 10 -15 minutes.

17 ) For facial hair - Mix Tomato and lemon juice, apply on face and keep for 20 minutes on the face and then wash. Do daily for results. It turns facial hair brownish.
  • A mixture of rose water, besan, turmeric powder - mix and use this to rub the face. Do daily for good results

18 ) To remove blackness from the face - Wash face with buttermilk. Dip cotton in buttermilk and rub the face, then wash the face with cold water.

19 ) To make your hair shine - Use one beaten egg and juice of one lemon. Mix and apply to the hair.

  • Use 70 ml Brandy, 70 ml warm water, 2 egg yolks - Mix all and massage into the hair. Leave it in hair for 10 minutes and then rinse.

20) For splitting hair - Use 2 tbsp almond oil, 1 tsp honey, 1 egg yolk - mix and apply on the hair for not more than 30 minutes.

21) Adding one teaspoon of honey to your bath water will rejuvenate, smoothen, soften and moisturise the skin.

22) For Dark circles - Mix lemon juice and tomato juice. Apply around the eyes. Works instantly.

23) Mix honey and powdered oats, apply on face. Leave it for sometimes and then scrub it off.


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

hmmmm...Sounds good. Pravs, idhokke pareekshichadhaano..????

Rg.

KennQ29 said...

great post, I really like it. Thanks for posting. :)