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Tuesday, 4-Aug-2009 08:46 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Homemade Face Masks

Oily facial skin is caused by the excessive production of oil by oil glands. While oil in and of itself is actually acts as a shield that protects the skin from drying, when produced in excess amounts, it can cause oily facial skin and numerous other side effects of it such as acne, pimples, and blackheads. Facials increases and improves natural cellular regeneration by aiding in faster cell renewal of skin. They hydrate, moisturize, exfoliate, nourish each facial mask recipe is unique in its ability to bring life and glow to your face. The skin can benefit from a facial mask. A homemade face mask is a mixture of natural ingredients mixed together to make a mask for one’s skin at home itself.

Masks (homemade or otherwise) should stay on for 10-15 minutes, should follow with a cleansing and a thin layer of moisturizer. Exfoliating mask is also homemade fsacial masks. Mix three tablespoons olive oil or any good oil and one tablespoon kosher salt mix and gently rub into dry skin. Do not use around eye area. This works great on elbows and feet, but it can also be used on cheeks and forehead. Mix green and kaolin clays together. Add in the aloe vera gel, rosewater and oils. Refrigerate mixture for up to four weeks.

The greatest advantage of home facials is that you are using natural ingredients that are excellent for your skin. Oily skin, for example, gets cleansed and exfoliated with the appropriate face mask. In general, this inexpensive beauty treatment removes dead skin cells, excess sebum and tones, making your face look bright, healthy and firm. A good face mask makes you feel fresh and confident and leaves your skin looking lovely.

If you get professional facials, always tell your esthetician before starting that you have sensitive skin. She may not be able to extract as much as needed, but it is better than irritating your skin. However, the facial massage is good for you, because it stimulates circulation and relaxes you muscles. Look to have facials in a prestigious day spa or medical spa where hygiene is paramount. If you have extremely sensitive skin, you should visit a dermatologist.

Mix 1 teaspoon oat flour with 1 teaspoon sour milk and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add 0,25 teaspoon kitchen salt and keep for some time stirring slowly. Put on the face and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash with warm water. The mask for sensitive skin. Mix sauce from ¼ banana with 1 teaspoon of grated fresh cucumber and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Put the mixture on the face and keep for 30 minutes. Then wash with cool water. This mask soothes skin well.

Face masks have been part of beauty regimen of women since ancient times. Many fruits and vegetables can also be used to good effect. Take a nicely ripe 1/4th apple and mash it with a fork and add 1 teaspoon oatmeal and 1 teaspoon honey to it and apply it on the face and leave it on till the mixture dries on the face thoroughly and then rinse it off with ordinary water. This is especially good for all types of skin in the autumn. Avocado Facial Mask-Mash half an avocado and apply it.

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Tuesday, 4-Aug-2009 08:38 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Ingredients to a Healthy Heart

Do you ever wonder how the Healthy Heart Diet works to help you lower the risk of having heart disease? Especially high is the risk of heart disease in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Overweight and obesity are among the major contributing factors in heart problems. Heart Smart Diet works by helping you reduce your consumption of saturated fat and dietary cholesterol. These two are replaced with lots of fiber-rich foods that are famous for lowering LDL. These are whole grains, vegetables, fruits, beans, and cereals. Depending on where you obtain your health information, you will find a wide range of ideas for lowering cholesterol. Lowering cholesterol through diet will only be one of them.

The first element of a cholesterol lowering diet will be that it eliminates those foods that are high in saturated fats, primarily meats such as beef and pork. If you are really serious about improving your cholesterol, you will want to avoid them completely until you have reached your goals. These types of foods also are nutrient dense, so that they provide your body with the vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids that it requires. Any diet for lowering cholesterol that does not emphasize high nutrition foods is doomed to fail as cravings will soon kick in.

It is important that you maintain a proper weight according to your build. Being overweight stresses the heart and saps your energy. If you want a healthy heart you need to bring your weight down to what is recommended for your height. In order to do so, you would need to change your lifestyle and food habits - sometimes drastically - so you would eliminate the excess fat from your body. Reducing weight is well worth the trouble, since being overweight (along with obesity and heart problems) are major contributors to heart disease and heart attack.

The use of seal oil is also best for having healthy heart. It is because it contains very less saturated fats which can be absorbed by the body very soon and give you relief from many heart diseases. Another best remedy for a healthy heart is drinking toned milk. It is because this type of milk has the power to prevent your heart from large number of serious conditions like stroke and heart disease. This toned milk contains protein, vitamin D and magnesium calcium which increase the power of milk to have healthy heart advantages.

Choose from the wide array of meals we have in our current menu’s page where you can choose which meal you would be having from breakfast till dinner all delivered to your doorstep. We utilize the latest technologies in food preparation and preservation that allows food to last longer without the use of preservatives or other artificial methods/chemicals. The food you get is assured fresh and crisp each and everytime.

Eating a diet that is low in saturated fats and cholesterol will increase your chances of preventing heart disease. Your body actually turns saturated fats into cholesterol so you want to avoid it as much as you can. Fresh fruits and vegetables are great to add to your diet as well as foods that are not processed and have no preservatives and are low in sodium. Engaging in regular exercise can strengthen your heart and lower your risk of heart disease. Even something as simple as walking can be beneficial. It can also help to lower your blood pressure.

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Thursday, 30-Jul-2009 10:07 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Straightening Of Curly Hair

How to Straighten wavy hair using simple techniques are easy enough to do yourself. Having wavy hair is really enjoyable but sometimes waves can be really dreary and so being able to straighten your wavy hair locks becomes important to most ladies. These days a large variety of hair straighteners are available in the market. These are quite easy to use and even you can use it at home without wasting a lot of money and time by visiting a hair stylist for the purpose of straightening your hair.

Hair can be made permanently straight by using chemical compounds, or they can be made straight temporarily, and stylishly cut and fashioned to frame and enhance the beauty of the facial features. There are many straighteners available in the market, but the best are from the British company GHD, an acronym for the company's name, which is Good Hair Day. The company manufactures and supplies GHD hair straighteners all over UK and the world.

Now let us turn our attention towards the tourmaline hair straighteners. Tourmaline is a precious stone, which is found in varied colors like blue, green, pink, red, yellow, brown, black, bi-colored, tri-colored, and even colorless. And they are mostly found in Brazil, Russia, Burma, Afghanistan, Malagasy Republic, Maine, California. This very stone has been used in water filters for many years. It is only in the recent years that tourmaline has been found to be a very useful thing to be used in hair industry. And the result is the tourmaline hair straighteners that are found these days.

The ceramic heating elements that are used these days for heating purpose are more effective because of their constant heating with a very fast heat-up time. Flat irons with a higher-quality plate is much more desirable as they straighten the hair much more easily and cause less damage to the hair. In good hair straighteners the ceramic coating is very hard and are sprayed in layers and baked on to perform the best. It is true that these units are much costly, while the less expensive units do not have any ceramic coating, rather sometimes have a paint-like coating, which is soon gone off causing a lot more damage to the hair cortex.

Straight hair can now be achieved even easier with the hair iron tool. It use to be that the curling iron was a big deal with everyone having curly hair. The straightening iron is now taking over. Various manufacturers, with products that are more powerful than others but all have the same purpose. This is to let go of the curl and cause straightness. It is however possible that more expensive ones work much effectively than more affordable ones that struggle to keep the hair straight.

Once your locks are clean and conditioned, the straightening process can begin. However you choose to straighten your hair, heat is a necessary to achieve the look; well-chosen styling products can reduce the damaging effects of heat by facilitating the style and reducing the length of exposure, or even by adding extra moisture. Straightening balms are available from a variety of manufacturers, such as Bed Head; these will eliminate frizz and give your hair a glossy sheen.

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Thursday, 30-Jul-2009 09:48 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Beauty of the Bride

Every bride deserves to be the very special lady of the day and look her best. The hairdo, the makeup, the bridal trousseau and how the bride conducts herself is the focus of everybody's attention on this day and you will certainly feel much more comfortable, if you have already done the dress rehearsal first . People say that the bride is the center of a wedding's attention. For the camera often catches unflattering glitter and paleness, making the star of the evening look like a ghost. If that is the thing worrying you then find out what you must look into when planning your wedding makeup that coins well with your wedding dress and personality.

For the next step, you may use a sponge or brush for the application of foundation, which should be the exact color as your skin tone. This serves as the base makeup. Next, work on your eye makeup. You may use the powdered type and apply with a slanted brush instead of just using pencil to define the eyebrows. For the eye makeup, it is important to choose a dark, medium and light color. The medium color of eye shadow can be the base, which you need to apply on the entire eyelid, going inside out.

Apply two layers of waterproof mascara, having few seconds pause between, to avoid smudging Make sure you use smudge proof eye makeup. Wedding ceremonies take a longer time and you might rub the eyes accidentally. Eye shadow should compliment your skin tone and the outfit your wear. Use eyelashes for a dramatic look.

The first step is wedding hair and bridal makeup plans should ideally be formulated at least 3-4 months before the event. Have your hair stylist show you some pictures of their work on brides or of special event hair styles. Bring the wedding hair pictures displaying the styles you like the best. Pictures of wedding hair styles are one of the best ways to avoid bridal hair disasters. Pictures will help eliminate misunderstandings between you and your hair stylist.

Deep warm lip colors such as yellowish and orangish browns; mahogany, deep warm reds and chocolate and deep cool shades such as cool brown, taupe, deep purple, plum and blue-toned burgundy underplay too much thickness of lips. The subtle look can be achieved by using the air-brush a lot and sticking to light shades such as cream, gold, lime green and brown for warm skin undertones and lilac, plums and soft pink for cool skin undertones.

Remember, you have to balance the eye makeup with lip makeup. In case you want to go for dramatic eyes, go for a light-color lip shade. If you are using a dark lipstick, it is better to have natural, light eyes. Never ever forget to apply the foundation on your neck, back, ears and other exposed areas of the body as well. Otherwise, your face will look painted on and your beauty - artificial. When choosing a fragrance for your wedding day, wear one of your favorites. This is no time for surprises! Layer the perfume to create a magical aura of scented pleasure.

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Tuesday, 28-Jul-2009 07:53 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Choosing a Hair Color

If you have always thought about coloring your hair but were worried about choosing the right color, there is no need to wait any longer. By understanding a bit about your hair type, as well as what you wish to have your hair look like after coloring, you can comfortably make a decision on the right color for you. Less of a drastic change in your overall look, but achieving sometimes better results, hair color highlights (and lowlights) read on for the inside tips on getting your hair highlighted.

First and most important when choosing the perfect hair color for you is to determine whether you fall into the WARM or COOL category. Why is this so important? Think of it this way... Have you ever bought the wrong shade of makeup foundation. All of a sudden your skin looks orange. Or too ashy. You must have chosen a color that clashes with your natural skin tone. Just like when picking a foundation shade, you need to look at your skin tone to pick the right hair color that will compliment your tone not clash with it.

If you have dark skin (caramel to chocolate), there are a few great color options for you. Besides basic black and chocolate brown, other colors can look great on you like cinnamon, deep auburn, golden browns, and caramel blond like Beyonce. Dark blond hair can look great if you have warm, medium-dark skin. Brown eyes are best with dark blond and golden brown hair. Blue eyes are good with cinnamon and auburn hair.

Highlights are used to enhance and brighten the base color, and are usually applied more heavily along the top of the head and around the face for a brightening effect. Lowlights are darker in color or tone than the base color, and give the hair depth and the appearance of fullness when applied to the underlying layers of hair. With a multi tonal or color style there is a natural look to the color, and the awful root growth problem of many single hair colors is minimized.

Warm hair colors will be those with a yellow, golden, or amber cast and cool hair colors are ash blonds, ash browns, and black. You will look best in hair colors with the same tone as your skin. For example, warm skin tone will look best with warm hair colors. If you have pink skin that burns easily, and blue or green eyes, you'll look great with blonde hair, but avoid strawberry shades. If you have sallow skin with yellow undertones? Stay away from deep golds.

Hair color looks best when it is either slightly darker or lighter than the natural color. This may not sound very adventurous, but a small change of intensity can actually be quite satisfying and eye-popping. The slight variation is also the easiest to revert to should you desire the old color back. However, a bigger change might be desired. For this, it is necessary to compare skin tones, eye color and general coloring to come up with a complementary shade.

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