Thursday, 30 January 2014
You may know that you need to clean your makeup brushes once a week and toss your beauty products once they’re expired, but that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear when it comes to having bacteria in your products. Bacteria can be tricky, and once it gets into your makeup, it can cause a lot of problems for your skin like acne, redness and infection.
To help you keep your cosmetics free of germs, here are seven ways that bacteria is getting into your makeup, and how to avoid it.
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
It doesn't cost much to take good care of your hair and you can always do so with food items that can be found in your kitchen. This treatment is high in protein which will help strengthen and nourish your hair.
I have been receiving quite a number of e-mails from readers asking me if Nivea lotions cause cancer. It seems they had heard or read somewhere that it did.
I found it difficult to believe because I have been using Nivea products for as long as I can remember. I love, love their lotions, deodorants and lip balms. *love!!*
You asked me to find out if the rumours were true, so I contacted the company and they replied me with the following statement:
Monday, 27 January 2014
Sunday, 26 January 2014
Friday, 24 January 2014
More often than not, it’s likely you’ve thought of cleaning your makeup tools. I know I have! Here’s a simple guide on how to properly clean and maintain your beauty products and tools. Besides keeping things clean and free of bacteria because bacteria happens much more often than you think. Therefore, taking the time to clean your tools will make them last longer and operate more smoothly. Here are ten tips for getting your beauty tools in tip top shape:
Tuesday, 21 January 2014
This is a very effective eye cream. You will see a difference in a month, I promise!!
It is super simple to make using only two ingredients - coconut oil and Vitamin E. Yes, that's all there is to it!
Friday, 17 January 2014
This is a simple moisturizer that you can make at home right in your kitchen. It's swimming with anti-oxidants and oils to help your skin glow!!
· Mash 4 strawberries.
· Add half a teaspoon each of olive oil and coconut oil.
· Mix to make a paste.
· Apply the paste to your face and wash it off after 20 minutes.
That is all.
¬ Neni ¬
Thursday, 16 January 2014
Tuesday, 14 January 2014
1) Olive oil bath
To prepare the olive oil bath, just add 5 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil into your bathtub and you are done! (You can add more if you like). This simple, yet amazing beauty secret can make your skin soft and very smooth.
Here is another variation the olive oil beauty bath: massage your body with the extra virgin olive oil before hopping into your bathtub, after you finish taking your bath, pat your skin dry and wipe away the excess oil; you won’t recognise your skin! It will be amazingly soft and smooth, like a baby skin.
Thursday, 9 January 2014
Wednesday, 8 January 2014
Yep. That's right. Tomatoes and turmeric. This mask is fantastic for problematic skin. It got my skin under control, it was unbelievable.
BE WARNED: Turmeric stains like no man's business, so please use metal utensils where applicable.
Tuesday, 7 January 2014
Sunburn, Razor BurnRemedy: Milk
Dip a clean washcloth or face towel into a bowl of cool milk and dab it on the burned areas. (The coolness can help reduce swelling, and milk's lactic acid has anti-inflammatory properties.) Then rinse it off.
Or try: Olive oil, which has natural compounds that protect against inflammation.
Friday, 3 January 2014
Homemade hair treatments like shampoo and conditioner can be as good as or even better than commercial bought ones. They are a more natural way to clean and condition, rather than putting your hair and scalp through a barrage of unnatural products.
The live cultures and stimulating enzymes in homemade hair treatments make them unbeatable for bringing revitalizing your hair, for a fraction of the cost. Why waste your money on something that either doesn't work, or isn't as good as something you could make at home?
So, the next time your locks need a lift, save yourself some good money by using any of these kitchen fixes.
Thursday, 2 January 2014
Now, this mask is the business! It gets rid of acne scars, hyper pigmentation, etc. This is one of my prized treatments because it packs quite a punch.
· Mix one tablespoon each of yogurt, oatmeal and salad dressing or mayonnaise.
· Then, add a teaspoon of lemon juice in it.
· Apply the mixture on face and neck.
· Rinse it off after 20 minutes.
Apply this mask thrice a week to get good results.
¬ Neni ¬
Wednesday, 1 January 2014
Papaya contains an enzyme, papain which is a natural skin exfoliator. It is very effective in getting rid of acne scars and dark spots.
· Mash unripe papaya.
· Add a tablespoon of sea salt (optional)
· Using a circular motion, apply on the affected areas.
· Leave for 20 minutes.
· Rinse it off with cool water.
Say hello to glowing skin!!
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