Health and Beauty
All of us want to look young and beautiful. But how many really stay that way? As they say, Rome wasn't built in a day, and if you want to look attractive and fresh, you should follow not just an efficient beauty regime, but also a regular one.
For busy homemakers
and corporate executives alike, it is not always possible to
maintain a regular beauty regime, unless it is a habitual visit to
Feeling terrible after a tiring day? As soon as you return home, soak your feet in a basin of warm water mixed with a handful of fragrant bath salts. After 10 minutes, wash your feet (a simple soap and water wash is sufficient).
If you aren't feeling
sleepy by this time, take a foot filer and scrub your heels. Using a
toothpick (orange stick) clean the edges and grooves around your toe
nails, to remove the dirt that gets accumulated. Apply cold cream or
Cleansing your face
before going to bed is essential to take away the dirt you might
have picked up in your day. Walnut scrub is ideal for
The right time to apply any treatment, especially moisturizer - be it for whitening the skin, under-eye cream or simple moisturizing. It will revitalize your facial skin and work wonders on skin, which had been exposed to all the dirt and grime in the daytime. It would be a good idea to use it on your arms and neck, too.
While oil is not the
elixir of life to hair, it IS essential in keeping it well
conditioned and supple. Leave oil overnight and wash in the morning
Heat a little amount of oil (olive oil, almond oil, or plain old coconut oil) by placing it in a small container and swirling it in hot water. After the oil gets considerably hot, massage the scalp with your fingertips, in rotating motion, for at least 8 - 10 minutes. You can do this while soaking your feet in warm water.
Applying pure castor oil to your eyebrows and lashes, particularly those who have scanty growth, will make them grow thick and long. For tired or puffed eyes, place a cotton pad soaked in chilled rose water. Keeping thin slices of cucumber ready in the refrigerator beforehand is ideal.
Grated cucumber, by itself or mixed with carrot juice, can be spread under the eye, to reduce black circles and sagging skin.
And finally, a smear of Vaseline on your lips, and you can sleep like a child and get up like a fairy!
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