Beauty tip – Vitamin E for beautiful skin

 

vitamin e for beautiful skin
vitamin E for beautiful skin

Most people know that sun exposure can be quite detrimental to our skin. However, studies have recently found that sun damage can be reduced and prevented though the utilization of anti-oxidants. What are anti-oxidants? Anti-oxidants are molecules which basically slow down the oxidation process. Below, we will be looking at a popular anti-oxidant known as Vitamin E, and how it can prevent/reduce damage from UV rays. Continue reading “Beauty tip – Vitamin E for beautiful skin”

Top Five Easy Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

skin care tips for menJust like women, men are also concerned about their physical appearance, most especially the condition of their skin. Some think that only females are the ones who usually go crazy about various beauty and skin care treatments and products,but in fact modern men are just as concerned as women, for they are also prone to develop skin complications. Their skin problems, just like in women, are due to a number of environmental and biological factors.
For instance, men’s skin becomes oiler during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin is notably oilier than women, they really need to take more care of their skin during the hot season. As expected, men can become stressed during these days. But skin care regimens for men can really simple to follow. .

The following are the top five easy summer tips for men’s skin care:

l Cleanse the skin.
During the summer season, a man’s face is prone to clogged pores that often lead to blemishes. As such, it is important for men not to use any type of skin care product that contains strong ingredients that can clog their pores and irritate their skin. To prevent skin irritation and clogging, it is recommended that men use natural skin care cleansing products instead of soaps.

2. Exfoliate the skin
Exfoliating the skin is important to maintain a glowing and smooth complexion. One of the best ways to exfoliate the skin is by means of a body scrub. This skin care treatment is actually best to enjoy during the hot or warm season. In a body scrub treatment, dead cells are removed and the skin’s surface becomes smoother.

3. Tone the skin
Since men love to spend more time outdoors during the summer, their skin is exposed to pollutants and other environmental contaminants. With this, toning is the best way to protect the skin from such harmful elements. Toning the skin keeps it firm and elastic. Check out kiehls facial fuel energizing tonic for men

4.Nourish the skin
After cleansing and toning the skin, men should use moisturizer on their faces. Hydrating the face with a good moisturizing product is important as it keeps the face from drying. On the other hand, body lotion is one of the best skin care products to use as a mositurizing aid during the summer season. This skin care product is evenly applied all over the body after taking a bath or shower.

5. Protect the skin
Since the sun’s heat is at its highest during the summer season, men should protect their skin from the sun’s harmful rays. To do this, applying sunscreen protection will keep men’s skin from drying and blistering.

 

Lemon myrtle – Organic skin care for natural beauty

Lemon myrtle - Organic skin care for natural beauty

Lemon myrtletaking care of your body both inside and out has become one of the most talked about and read about topics in the news these days. There are so many products on the market that a person could go crazy trying to figure out which one is the best. When it comes to organic skin care that uses only the most natural and virgin properties of pure vegetable oils and essential oils then consider lemon myrtle,so reminiscent of lemon, lemongrass, and lime. Continue reading “Lemon myrtle – Organic skin care for natural beauty”

Homemade Natural Facial Skin Care Recipes

 

 

homemade face masks

In today’s beauty-conscious society, women have so many options to choose from when it comes to skin care. They can choose in the variety of treatments and products that promise appealing, yet oftentimes superficial, beauty benefits.

  Homemade beauty treats

 Homemade beauty treats

beauty treatsBut you see, you don’t really need to spend a lot of money just to have a smooth and flawless skin. Availing different kinds of treatments and beauty products to make your skin look healthier and younger is very expensive, especially if your budget is only limited. Why spend thousands of dollars in conventional beauty enhancement regimen when you can pamper yourself with natural skin care treatments in the comfort of your home?

Homemade skin care treatments as an alternative beauty regimen

If you  enjoy using natural concoctions as an alternative for expensive facial treatments and products, then homemade skin care is a perfect beauty option for you. Apart from the fact that homemade skin treatments are inexpensive compared to the ones offered at spas and salons, these treats are also safe and easy to do. It is also actually fun doing this type of beauty regimen, especially if you try it with friends. Homemade beauty treats also save you a lot of time as you no longer need to go the salon or spa for skin care treatments.

Must-try homemade skin care recipes

So if you haven’t tried any homemade skin care treatment before, the following are some of the widely known natural skin care recipes that are worth checking out:

1. Facial mask – cucumber/honey/oatmeal

For a must-try natural skin care moisturizer, one of the most popular homemade treat is the facial cucumber/honey/oatmeal mask. What you need are the following ingredients:

* One to two teaspoons of uncooked oatmeal
* One tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
* ¼ pureed or mashed cucumber
* One tablespoon of organic honey

You need to mix all the ingredients together until a thick paste is formed. You can add additional olive oil if you prefer a thinner texture. After mixing all the ingredients, you can gently apply the mask to your face, and wait for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing with tepid water.

2. Egg white whitening mask

Now for a natural whitening skin care treatment, what you ought to try is the egg white mask. The following are the ingredients you need for the mask

* One tablespoon honey
* One slightly beaten egg white
* Two tablespoons agar-agar powder

In this particular natural skin care mask, you have to lightly beat the egg white until it becomes frothy. Next is to mix the gelatin and honey together, then add to egg white. After mixing all the ingredients together, you can then apply the mask on your face, and wait for 15 minutes before rinsing with tepid water.

banana face mask

3. Banana yogurt natural skin care mask

If you have a lot of bananas in your kitchen, then try concocting a banana yogurt mask for a natural skin care treatment. Below are the ingredients you need:

* ½ mashed ripe banana
* One tablespoon organic honey
* One tablespoon wheatgerm
* One tablespoon whole milk or plain yogurt

Once you have all the ingredients, you need to mix them all together. Apply to the face, then wait for 10 to 15 minutes before washing off with tepid water.

 

 

Strawberry beauty – natural beauty recipes

Strawberry beauty Not just delicious, a strawberry is also a great skincare additive, especially due to its mildly astringent properties. Strawberry flesh and juice is recommended mainly for oily skin to improve texture, minimize greasiness and encourage a healthy and more radiant complexion. The ellagic acids in strawberries appear to inhibit the growth of tumors (cancer cells). They are also a good source of salicylic acid that removes dead cells and clean pores. Continue reading “Strawberry beauty – natural beauty recipes”

Holistic beauty tips – 5 easy holistic skin remedies

 

Flower.jpgHolistic tip 1 – Eat a better diet for better skin

Holistic specialists who deal with dermatological problems will tell you that most skin problems are related to the foods you eat and the quality and amount of nutrients that you ingest. They will most likely point at food based toxins that seem to be keeping your skin from functioning effectively. One possible treatment that might be suggested is liver detoxification, considering that the liver is responsible for filtering most toxins out of the body. Joyoushealth.com provide some delicious holistic recipes. Continue reading “Holistic beauty tips – 5 easy holistic skin remedies”

Beauty tip – Shea Butter For Diminishing Wrinkles

shea butter to diminish wrinkles

Shea butter, also known as karate butter, is a fatty substance made out of nuts from the karate nut tree grown in West and Central Africa. They grow in the wild and take fifty years to mature with a life expectancy of 300 years. The benefits of the butter from the nuts are just now being realized for health and beauty. Continue reading “Beauty tip – Shea Butter For Diminishing Wrinkles”

Beauty Tip – Egg Masks – Natural Facial Masks From Your Kitchen Cupboard

Egg Masks - Natural Facial Masks From Your Kitchen Cupboard

Home made facial masks  Masks that are made from natural ingredients that  you can find in your kitchen and you easily can make, too. These ones are granted to work. Eggs have great qualities that are inherent in the most ordinary things that can make you beautiful, cleansing your skin and brightening your complexion.

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Treat yourself with these dry skin recipes using herbs and essential oils

 

Dry skin mask – Obtain a smooth paste by mixing 6 ounce of plain yoghurt with a few finely crushed almonds, 2 teaspoons of honey and 2 teasppons of wheat germ oil. Apply and massage on your skin for 10 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Crushed almonds exfoliate and eliminate dead skin, whilst honey soothes,rejuvenates and aids in adhering the mask to skin.The vitamin E in the wheat germ oil fights free radicals.

Home made balm for dry, chapped lips – Heat ½ cup almond or grape seed oil. Add 2 tsp of melted beeswax, ½ tsp alkanet root. Strain the oil removing the root. Add 8-10 drops of natural flavoring oil and 3 drops of vitamin E oil. Continue reading “Treat yourself with these dry skin recipes using herbs and essential oils”