Cosmetics

10 Harmful Side Effects Of Makeup

In a world where your life is judged by how great you look in your Facebook posts and Instagram pics, there is a constant expectation to look your best all the time. Wanting to be always selfie-ready, however, comes at a price. The makeup industry has been telling women for years how[.....]

How To Minimize And Shrink Pores On Your Face Naturally

Cleanse your face with gentle products such as an infusion of marigold flowers, pulp of a ripe tomato, plain yogurt, or a mix of beaten egg whites and lemon juice, to remove dirt and oil that can clog your pores. Avoid greasy makeup and do remember to always remove makeup before going to bed. Be sure to exfoliate your skin regularly (about once a week!).

Side Effects Of Lipstick

Lipsticks contain toxic preservatives and heavy metals like lead and cadmium that could affect your heart, kidney, brain, and nervous system. Although most lipsticks are approved for safety by the FDA, unbranded local products could be harmful. To avoid the ingestion of these heavy metals, don't apply lipstick more than 2 or 3 times a day.

9 Effective Tips On How To Get The Perfect Pout

Making your lips look good can boost your confidence. Luckily, this is possible without Botox or surgery! These nine easy tips and tricks will help you get that perfect pout. You won’t have to spend a fortune, either 9 Tips For Perfect Pout 1. Exfoliate Scrubbing your lips will make[.....]

Top 7 Natural Face Toners For A Healthy And Glowing Skin

For oily skin type, use 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar mixed in 1 cup water or 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice mixed in 1 cup filtered water. For all skin types, brew 1 cup chamomile or green tea. Cool it down to use. Or infuse 1 cup water/witch hazel with 1/2 cup cucumber. Equally soothing is rose water. You can prepare it by adding 1/2 cup rose petals (fresh or dried) to 2 cups filtered water.

8 Personal Hygiene Tips For Overall Health

Brush your teeth twice a day and floss more often to help prevent bad breath, buildup of plaque. Shower daily and wear freshly-laundered (aka, clean) socks, undergarments. Get your fingernails, toenails trimmed once a week. Clean your make up brushes more often using a mild baby shampoo. Use a fresh blade to shave, not a dull or old blade.

20 Uses Of Hydrogen Peroxide You Didn’t Know About

An antibacterial, antiviral, and an anti-acne agent, hydrogen peroxide is naturally produced by your white blood cells to boost your immunity. It helps maintain the pH balance of the skin and clean your lungs and ears. Buy a bottle of hydrogen peroxide for your home and use it as an oral cleanser, nail cleaner, and as a foot soak if you have athlete’s foot. It can also brighten up your whites, clean your contact lens, and serve as an antiseptic and hair bleach. Use it to freshen vegetables and clean the kitchen cabinets and refrigerator.

Cosmetic Surgery: Beware Of These 5 Side-Effects

Cosmetic surgery focuses on enhancing the appearance of an individual through surgical or non-surgical techniques. Improving proportion, aesthetic appeal, and symmetry are the vital functions of cosmetic surgery. Some of the well-known surgeries are breast augmentation, liposuction, eyelid lift, facelift, chin and cheek enhancement, Botox, laser hair removal, and laser[.....]

How To Get Rid Of Pimples On Your Lip Naturally

Dip a clean cotton swab in lemon/basil juice, or neem oil+coconut oil; apply to the affected area. Expose your pimple to steam to unclog the pores or press an ice pack to ease swelling and redness. Apply brewed green tea leaves or a mix of turmeric powder, water, yogurt for the inflammation to subside. Avoid using lip gloss or lip balms and never pick at the zit!

9 Daily Mistakes That Age You Faster

Age is what we make and our feelings about growing old is how we feel on the inside, but not outside. Whether you are scared of aging or welcome it smilingly, there are many ways to keep your body healthy and your spirit feeling young. Here are 9 mistakes you might be making that are the culprits in making you age more quickly.

5 ACV Shampoos And Conditioners To Make At Home

Mix 4–5 tsps baking soda in 400 ml water. Massage your scalp with it, then rinse off. Now apply an ACV and water mixture in the ratio of 1:4. Let it sit for 10 minutes, then wash off. The soda cleans your scalp, while the ACV moisturizes it and prevents hair cuticles from damage. You could also mix 2–4 tsps ACV in 300 ml water to use as a hair rinse after shampooing. Add essential oils to this if you wish.

How To Get Beautiful, Glowing, And Healthy Skin Naturally

Clear glowing skin is a dream for every person. No one likes pimples, zits, dark spots, baggy eyes or dark circles. Here are some simple tips to get clear glowing skin naturally. This post covers various types of facial masks, essential oils, toners and moisturizers made with natural ingredients which[.....]

Immunity Booster Honey Lemon Serum [Recipe]

Put lemon chunks and ginger into a mason jar and muddle well so that juices are released. Fill 3/4 of the jar with additional lemon juice and 1/4 with raw honey. Stir together again so that all ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Refrigerate and use whenever needed by mixing a scoop to hot water. This can cure a sore throat and boost your immunity significantly.

Relax Tired Eyes With These DIY Herbal Eye Masks

Cut out a piece of fabric using sunglasses as a template. Soak green tea, mint and cucumber in 6 ounces of hot water. Let it cool, soak your eye mask in it and it’s ready to use. You can mix 1 cup of rice, few drops of essential oils and fresh herbs and pop it in a 350 degree F oven for 15 min in a parchment paper. Fill it in the eye mask and use it.

How To Make Flaxseed Gel For Natural Hair?

Soak ¼ cup flaxseeds overnight in 1 cup of water. Use the same water and bring seeds to a boil. Stir occasionally and lower the flame. Once the seeds stop sinking, the water will turn to a thin, foamy gel. Turn off the heat, strain and refrigerate in an airtight box. Can be used upto 2 weeks to treat dandruff, split ends rough hair, dry skin, acne and blemishes.