Try these simple home beauty treatments for sporting a gorgeous look:
FOR GLOWING SKIN: *Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water everyday. This will hydrate your skin and flush out the toxins from the body. *Try this simple facial routine that you can follow at home: 1.Steam your face for 2-3 minutes. Wipe off the dirt from your face with a damp cotton ball, preferably dipped in milk, as milk acts as natural cleanser. 2.Now rub a cube of ice over your face to close the pores. 3.You can either use a ready made face pack or make one at home that suits your skin(you can choose any one from those mentioned below). 4.Wash off the face pack after 10-15 minutes and apply rosewater for toning up your skin. *Easy to make face packs at home: 1.For normal skin: Mash up a ripe banana and add honey to make a pulp. Leave it on face for 5-8 minutes and wash off with normal water. 2.For dry skin: Mix together 1 egg, 1 tsp honey, tsp olive oil and few drops of rose water. Leave on face for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with cold water. 3.For oily skin: Mix 1 tbsp Fuller's earth with 1 tsp of honey. Leave on face for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. Do not forget to avoid the area around the eyes while applying the face pack. *Exfoliate your skin regularly with this home made scrub: Take 1 tbsp of ground oats or ground apricots, mix it well with 1 tsp of honey. Gently scrub it into the skin of your face.
FOR SPARKLING HAIR: *For oily hair: Take some dry soap nuts and soak them overnight in water. Mash it well next morning, strain the solution and wash the hair with it. *For dry hair: Mix together 1 tbsp castor oil, 1 tbsp glycerine and 1 tbsp cider vinegar. Apply and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse off with water. *For Dandruff: Soak fenugreek seeds overnight. Next morning grind it into paste. Apply it on the scalp, leave it for 20 minutes and wash off with mild shampoo. *Natural Conditioners: 1.Apply a cup of mayonnaise on damp hair, cover with a shower cap for 20 minutes and rinse thoroughly with mild shampoo. 2.Flat or slate beer also acts as an excellent conditioner. 3.Mix together 1 egg yolk with 1-2 tbsp olive oil, apply it on wet hair and leave for 3-4 minutes. Wash off with a shampoo.
FOR BEAUTIFUL EYES: *Add few drops of rose water into cold water and splash the water gently into your eyes. *Place sliced Cucumber on your eyes to lighten the dark circles. *Dip cotton pads in chilled milk or rose water and place them on your eyes for relaxing the muscles around them. Alternatively dip used tea bags in chilled water and place them over closed eyelids. *Grate a potato with its peel and apply it on your closed eyelids for twenty minutes.