Archive for February 2nd, 2018

Wooden furniture care

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Protect the wood from water and other liquids, such as alcohol, food or cosmetics. If water or other liquids are allowed to settle on a wood surface for more than a few minutes, they seep through the pores in the varnish coating, into the wood, staining it.

-Keep the varnished wood free of dust and dirt, as it can make the surface grimy. Using a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment can do the job. A dry, soft, lint free cloth can also help remove dust and smudges and will also give the surface a soft shine. Lightly soiled varnished surfaces can be cleaned by using teak oil.

Great indoor plant for removing carbon monoxide..!

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Spider Plant Great indoor plant for removing carbon monoxide and other toxins or impurities. Spider plants are one of three plants NASA deems best at removing formaldehyde from the air.

A pedicure in two weeks is a must

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If you thought that pedicure is a treatment that should be done only once in a month, then you’re wrong. If you already suffer from cracked feet, it is recommended that you get a hydrating pedicure done at least once in every two weeks. A moisturising pedicure with aloe vera or chocolate is great for your feet.

To make the skin refreshed..!

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Rose water has some natural properties to make the skin refreshed. That is why this is considered the perfect remedy to treat dark circles. Just take a cotton swab and dip it well into the rose water. Now lie down relaxing on your back and place this cotton swab on the dark circles for 15-20 minutes. It will eliminate the sign of exhaustion and slowly will make you get rid of dark circles.

Combat Dandruff

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Mix camphor with coconut oil. You can apply this every night before going to sleep

Ginger peeling easy tips

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When you want to peel the skin of the ginger, never use a knife, by doing so, half the layer of the ginger can be removed. So, always use a steel spoon to peel the skin of the ginger.

Collar stains can be removed with shampoo

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Just pour a little shampoo – any shampoo will do, even the inexpensive, generic kind — onto the collar, rub the collar together to work the shampoo in well, and rinse thoroughly. Then launder as usual

Go for skipping

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Skipping is the best cardio workout and it’s inexpensive as well. It doesn’t just help you sweat out the fat from your body, but gives you sleek and tone arms too. Skipping rope affects arms muscles as you lift your body’s weight as well as move your arms in circular motion. This increases the activity in the arms. Count seconds instead of skipping repetitions to make the process more effective.

Baby Bedtime mistakes most Mums make

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* If your baby has passed 12 months and still wakes up for a feed in the middle of the night, you should not encourage that. However, pat your child to sleep instead of waking him up and feeding him.
* Sleeping with a bottle also increases the risk of ear infections. This habit of sleeping with a bottle in the mouth also causes a tooth decay in the child.
* Teach your child the difference between day and night. Gradually, put an end to the morning sleep timings; and within a month, your baby will only sleep during the night.

Tips to stop snoring

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•Avoid sleeping on your back, as gravity makes it more likely for your tongue and soft tissues to drop and obstruct your airway. Try sleeping sideways.
•Try elevating your head four inches as this may ease breathing and encourage your tongue and jaw to move forward.
•Clear nasal passages as a stuffy nose makes inhalation difficult and creates a vacuum in the throat which leads to snoring.

Reuse Coffee Grounds as Pest Repellent

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Keep ants, slugs and snails from your plants by sprinkling the soil around them with used coffee ground. You can also mix the coffee with orange or lemon peel to keep the flies away.

How to avoid overeating at parties

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* Stand while eating : If all the tables are taken at a party, don’t be disheartened, this is just the time to ensure lesser calorie intake.
* Use smaller plates : So instead of loading your plate with savouries this festive season, opt for a smaller plate, though quantity may vary.The smaller the plate the more portion each item will comsume.