April 27, 2010

Beauty is Indeed Skin Deep

The skin is the body's first and foremost shield against environmental impurities that can cause premature wrinkles and aging. Hence, it is only fair that we take proper take care to maintain it to the best of our ability. Here are few tips.

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o Rose water can be added to a tub of chilled water. Splash it several times a day, as it keeps your skin fresh and glowing.

o Acne and pimples can be irritating as it can spoil the overall look. Stick to the regular skin care routine and apply crushed mint on the affected areas on daily basis.

o To lighten the visible marks on the face, grind the dry orange peels into a powder form and mix it with a little milk. Apply this mixture to the face to reduce the ugly marks.

o Keep chilled tea bags or cucumber pieces on your eyes for sometime every day. This keeps your eyes fresh throughout the day.

o To remove blackheads, mix lemon and tomato juice and apply it after steaming your face. Never try to fiddle with them, as you may end up having visible scars.

o For great looking hair, mix two yolks of eggs and massage it thoroughly on the scalp. Leave it for around 30 minutes to an hour and wash it off with a fragrant filled shampoo to remove the stink.

o Massage your hands and legs with olive oil every night before you go to bed. This not only softens the skin, but strengthens the nails as well.

o For wonderful looking feet, soak your feet in a basin filled with warm water. Add a little salt and mild shampoo to it. Soak in your feet for at least 10 minutes, to soften and avoid cracking of the heels.

o Exercising is essential for a well-toned body. Make it a point to walk for at least 30 minutes everyday. Use the stairs instead of the lift.

o Finally, eating the right kind of food can often keep your skin healthy and glowing. Remember, the key to a healthy skin is a regulated diet which is the norm all over the world.


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