Beauty is not just skin deep. In true sense beauty of a person is reflected in the qualities he or she possesses that makes any other person feel warm and welcomed. The dogmas prevalent in today’s world have changed the definition of beauty. Now beauty is associated with the physical qualities. This thought has influenced a boom in the cosmetic industry. Well, have you ever wondered how people in the previous centuries maintained their beauty without the cosmetics available today? To maintain that perfect look you simply have to step inside your kitchen. The ingredients that you use in your day today cooking can also be used to enhance you beauty.
Soak your nails in lukewarm water with few drops of lemon juice. The lemon is a natural astringent and acts as a stain remover. After drying your nails moisturize them well.
Hair Care – dandruff
Pour Vinegar into the hair, massage it well and leave it to dry for few minutes. Wash the hair with a mild shampoo and repeat this process till the dandruff vanishes.
You can directly use Aloe Vera gel to remove excess dandruff. Apply the gel on your scalp 10-15 minutes before you plan to wash your hair. Regular use of the gel before shampooing will keep down the growth of dandruff.
Eye Care – dark circles
Potato and cucumber have cooling effect over the eyes. Take a slice of potato or cucumber and place it over the eyes for few minutes every day. They relax the eye muscles and induces proper sleep.
Take a slice of tomato and rub it over the skin in circular motion. Tomato gently exfoliates the skin and leaves it moisturized.
Skin care – cleansing
Instead of using cosmetic cleansing milk opt for fresh, unboiled and unprocessed milk. Rub it all over with a cotton bud to have the same cleansing effect as your cosmetic cleansing lotion.
Skin care – wrinkles
Banana is wonderful as an anti-wrinkle treatment. Mash 1/4 banana until very creamy. Spread all over the face and leave for 15-20 minutes before rinsing off . Repeat every day or alternate day and before you know it those nasty old lines will be hard to find!
The above are just simple and quick tips to retain and maintain your beauty. A lot of other things can be done on daily basis to make one more beautiful.
- Drink at least eight glasses of water.
- Eat lots of fresh fruits and veggies
- Regular cleansing and moisturizing of the skin makes it more shiny and healthy.
- Avoid smoking as it is bad for the health. Moreover, smoking causes wrinkles and makes one age fast.