Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Some Herbal and Natural Skin Treatments

Some Herbal and Natural Skin Treatments

1) Apply aloe vera juice on the affected area twice a day, as it helps buff up the skin.
2) Take some raw (unboiled) milk and add some nutmeg into it to form a paste. This is an excellent herbal skin treatment, and no scars are left after pimples disappear.
3) Take three tablespoons of honey and mix with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder to make a paste. Before going to sleep, apply this paste on the pimples and wash it with warm water the next morning. Follow this routine for fifteen days and your pimples will disappear.
4)Take a pinch of turmeric powder and mix it with a teaspoon of coriander juice. This is an extremely effective treatment to deal with pimples and blackheads. Before applying this mixture, wash your face properly.
5) You can take mint juice, if coriander juice is not available.
6) You can use the juice of raw papaya to apply it over the affected skin. It helps in quick acne cure.
7) Take one tablespoon of lemon juice and mix it with one tablespoon of groundnut oil. Apply this mixture on your pimples to prevent the formation of blackheads and pimples.
8) A paste of sandalwood powder mixed with black gram dal is a good herbal skin treatment.
9) Apply it on your face and keep it for the whole night. Wash your face with cold water the next morning. Follow this routine, and you will see the difference in a few days. Before you use these remedies, it’s important for you to consult the dermatologist, particularly if you are taking any medical treatment.

Wedding Tips

For Every Bride: Skin Care Tips and Makeup Techniques
All cosmetics and creams are not created equal. Brides should be especially wary of products with ingredients that can aggravate the skin, like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, which can clog pores and irritate acne. For a list of irritants to look out for,
Sunscreen is an important part of any bride's daily routine.
Mineral-based make-ups can be a great alternative for women with acne prone skin.
Changes in seasons and hormones can alter the appearance of your skin. In the summer, your skin may be oily; in the winter it may be dry. Use products to help stabilize your current skin type versus relying on tried and true cleansers and lotions that are no longer appropriate.
Leading up to and on your big day, keep your pucker from being parched by applying a moisturizing balm with Hydraulic Acid and Shea Butter to soften lips and give them a soft, kissable look.
For ultimate wedding skin, consider a series of monthly facials to unclog pores, reduce fine lines, treat acne and even out skin tone up to six months in advance of your big day. Even if you are on a tight budget, one or two monthly or bi-weekly facials can do wonders and help reduce stress.
Do not experiment with new products and facials for the two weeks before your wedding--avoid potential irritation that could occur from new treatments or changes in your skin's reaction to them
Whether you hire a professional makeup artist to do your makeup or you do it yourself, there are a few products every bride should have in her bag

5 Makeup Essentials For Your Wedding Day

Powder to keep your makeup looking finished and to take the shine off in your photos
Lipliner to act as a primer and keep your lipstick on longer
Lipstick to freshen up your pout after the kiss
Eyeliner Pencil to take your wedding look to reception in no time

Waterproof Mascara need we even discuss this
And of-course don't forget some tissue and a small vial of your favorite perfume