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BENEFITS OF CONSUMING HOT WATER

  As we all know water is essential for our survival. We have heard everyone saying drink 8 glasses of water a day. Most of us do not know how hot water and warm water works on our body. It has few positive impacts on your skin, hair, and overall health . And more importantly, drink water only when you are thirsty . Excess water may also have adverse effects. Some of the benefits of drinking hot water: 1.     Reduces Weight. 2.    Aids Digestion. 3.    Detoxification. 4.    Maintains Healthy Skin and Hair. 5.    Slows Down Aging . 6.    Improves Blood Circulation. 7.    Eases Bowel Movements The main advantage of drinking hot water is the complete detoxification of the body. Sipping hot water after a meal and before a meal helps us to improve digestion. To give more flavor to hot water you can add lemon and a mint leaf to it initially. This also helps in weight loss if it is consumed early in the morning to an empty stomach. Drinking hot water is an excellent reme

HAVE YOU GOT BLACKHEADS AND WHITEHEADS?

This is the most common and annoying problem. We all hate blackheads and whiteheads which occur mostly on nose areas and chin. So let’s get rid of these things using some easy and simple home remedies. 1.Rice Flour : Make a thick paste of water and rice flour. Apply this mask on the face and leave it until it dries. Sprinkle some water and gently scrub it concentrating more on the affected area and wash it off. 2.Potato : Grate some potatoes and massage gently on the affected area, leave it for 20min and wash it off. 3.Honey and Sugar : Mix honey and sugar equally and scrub it on your face gently for 10 min and wash it off. 4.Tomato : Take a slice of tomato rub it on your face before going to bed. Let it sit the whole night and wash it off in the morning. 5.Turmeric and Mint : Mix turmeric powder with mint juice and apply it to the affected area and let it dry. A mixture of these two has great healing properties. 6.Fenugreek Leaves : Grind some fenugreek leaves with water make a thin p

GET ROSY PINK LIPS NATURALLY

            Every women wants soft luscious lips. So people who have dark lips want to lighten them. There are several factors that can cause your lips to get darker. The most common causes are using low quality cosmetics, exposure to sun light, less intake of water etc.. There are many natural ways to lighten the darker and chapped lips that don’t require buying some expensive products or treatments. Here are top 10 tips to lighten dark lips.   1. LEMON  is very well known for its natural bleaching property. It can not only remove the dark patches, it also can lighten dark lips. Take half slice of lemon and sprinkle some sugar on it. Scrub this on your lips and wash it off. Do this once a week. One more way is, take few drops of lemon, apply it on lips and leave it overnight. Do this at-least for 2 to 3 months to see the changes.   2. OLIVE OIL   contains many essential nutrients which can be used in many ways for your body. Apply olive oil daily before hitting the bed. It moisturizes

GET RID OF DANDRUFF

Are you fed up with white flakes on your shoulders and itchy scalp? The most common problem which can’t be ignored. At the same time, it is not a big problem too. You don’t have to go to a hair specialist or spa for those expensive treatments, all that is requires is little patience. There are many products available in the market which will help you to get rid of dandruff but, it is not effective and will not keep your scalp dandruff free for a long time. So let’s move towards the natural remedies which keep your scalp healthy and dandruff free for a long time.   1.Yogurt : Apply yogurt on to your scalp and leave it for about 15 minutes. Rinse your hair with warm water by using some mild shampoo. This not only treats your dandruff but also provides moisture to your hair and gives a healthy shine to it. You can also mix some lemon juice with yogurt for better results.   2.Fenugreek seeds : Soak 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Grind the mixture make a thick paste ou

HOME REMEDIES FOR DARK CIRCLES

                                                Dark rings under the eyes are not a serious skin problem. It is mainly caused due to lack of sleep, poor diet, continuous exposure to computers, illness, and stress. Worry not there are several remedies to get rid of dark circles and now I am gonna write about the best of those. 1.Potato:                      Potatoes have a natural bleaching agent which helps to lighten the dark circles. If you have read my previous article about bleaching ( Natural ways to bleach your skin )  you will come to know about it. Grate potato and extract juice from it. Soak two cotton pads in that juice and keep it on the dark circles, ensure that it covers it completely. Leave it for 10 min and then rinse it with cold water. Do this daily for 2 weeks to see the results. 2.Almond Oil:                          Almond oil is a good source of Vitamin E. It is very beneficial for your delicate skin around the eye. It makes your skin soft and supp

HOW TO GET THE BEST OUT OF YOUR SUNSCREEN - By Dr.Preethi Nagaraj

Sunscreen has become a staple in every person’s closet. Irrespective of gender, in India, sunscreen use has become a routine mainly to avoid tanning and prevent skin darkening. There is an overload of information on the web about how you should be choosing the best sunscreen . Despite this, there are a few key factors that you should take note of to get the maximum benefit from your sunscreen.   USE SUNSCREEN EVEN WHILE INDOORS   A lot of homemakers swear that they do not step into the sun. They may not consider the small amount of sun exposure that they get while hanging clothes on the terrace or walking to a nearby departmental store as significant. There is also sunlight entering our houses through glass windows. This is significant to worsen sun-related skin problems like melasma and freckles. Thus, it becomes vital that you use a sunscreen even while indoors.   USE SUNSCREEN EVEN IF IT IS RAINING Cloudy weather with a pleasant, cool breeze is everyone’s delight. You m