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Salt therapy is ideal for your skin

salt therapy

Salts refer to a range of water-soluble, usually inorganic or organic solid molecules designed to be added to your bath.Bath salts benefit your skin in more ways than one. When used in their natural or pure form — they contain minerals and nutrients that keep your skin soft, smooth and supple. Bath salts contain magnesium, calcium, potassium, bromide and sodium. These minerals are easily absorbed in your pores and are known to cleanse and purify your skin, improving its radiance, texture and tone.

Banana Mask for skin

banana for skin

Banana is a power-house of vitamins that help in maintaining the elasticity and suppleness of the skin. Mash a few chunks of banana, add a few drops of honey and olive oil to it. Apply it all over the face and rinse it off after a while.

Beauty tricks to be followed at night


Dab your face with fresh mint juice mixed with some cucumber juice each night. Cucumber juice applied on to the skin will help keep the skin cool and glowing.

Face oil are Great Hydrants

oil for face

These oils are lipophilic in nature and they penetrate through the lipid layer of the skin and prevent water or moisture loss. For example olive oil, coconut oil etc.

Want a quick beauty fix before a party?


Reach for a handful of chilled grapes from the fridge for a facial. Rub the grapes all over the face and neck and rinse off. If you have oily skin, add some multani mitti (Fuller’s earth) to this. Green grapes are also known to reduce scars and marks. They even out the skin tone and help reduce suntan.

Aloe vera gel prevents tanning

aloe vera for face

Squeeze out the gel from aloe vera stems and mix it with a few drops of lemon. Mash the lumps in the gel so that it becomes easy to apply. Leave the pack for 20 minutes and then wash it with luke warm water.

Goodness: The gel works like a protective layer on the skin and also heals damaged skin.

Homemade face packs to remove Holi colours

remove holi colors

* Make a pack with almond powder, honey, a few drops of lemon juice and little amount of milk. Wait for it to dry and remove gently. It is another great after-Holi pack for dry skin.
* Grind masoor dal and dried orange peel and add rose water to make the paste. Add 2-3 drops of lemon juice. Now, apply the pack on to your face and wash after it dries completely.
* Soak Fuller’s earth or multani mitti in water and apply it on to your face and neck. Wash it after it dries up. Holi colours will be removed while washing your face and hands with lukewarm water.

Eggs nourish the Dry Scalp


In addition to regular scalp massage with oil, you can try this nourishing deep treatment for dry scalp.Eggs act as a deep conditioning treatment on the dry scalp. They provide a lot of moisture to the scalp and nourish your hair follicles. Hair is made of proteins and so are eggs. Eggs make the best bet for nourishing your dry scalp.

Orange pulp for skin


For those who suffer from tanning and pigmentation issues, your best cure lies in applying the pulp of orange on your face on a daily basis. To make the pack thicker, you can combine banana or besan with it. You can alternatively add some rose water while making this paste.

Remedies to prevent Blackheads

Blackheads Acne

Fresh Lime Juice and Groundnut Oil can be used daily to prevent blackheads and pimples. Combine equal amounts of fresh lime juice with groundnut oil and apply it on to your face. Wash this mixture off after 15 minutes using warm water.

Sprouts to stop Hair fall


Eat sprouted green gram everyday in the morning and within 4 weeks you will see that your hair fall has reduced.

Summer Refresher : Cucumber

cucumber for eyes

There’s nothing that can rejuvenate the face like chilled cucumber! Simply slice it thinly and apply it to the face or grind it and remove the juice and apply . This helps refresh the skin, reduce puffiness and tighten pores.