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Costume Parties Harm Skin – Here’s How to Keep Them Healthy

Halloween, All’s Hallows Eve or All Saint’s Eve is here. You hang spooky decors in your house and plan something surprising (hopefully scary) for your costume.

Makeup for this occasion is thicker and more aggressive than usual. This may also require putting colors on some of your body parts to make the whole get-up a mind-blowing one.

Makeup and paint are difficult to remove after a costume party, especially if you use greasy makeup. Redness and irritation may occur and it can be a party pooper.

Here are some tips so you won’t have to deal with unsightly skin blemishes after your costume party. Read more

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Essential Oils – Effective Laundry Stain Remover

There are several essential oils you can use and will give you satisfying results. Certain essential oils can help break any stubborn stain.

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Natural Teeth Whiteners

Having chipped, crooked and discolored teeth are sometimes embarrassing, and reason enough for you to conceal your smile in photos or in social gatherings. You get conscious because your teeth are one of the first things people will notice.

In making first impression, your beautiful smile with sparkling white teeth can send an impressive aura, thus it boosts your confidence. In fact, most of you use white strips at home or visit your dentist to gain whitening treatments.

But instead of turning to chemically-loaded oral and dental products in the market, below are some teeth whitening remedies which work and are completely safe and mostly natural! Not only they will whiten your teeth but will improve your oral hygiene in general. Read more

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Matcha Green Tea Face Mask DIY – Exfoliate Face Naturally

Today we are going to be making a Matcha Face Mask. This, again, is super easy, You probably already have the ingredients at home.

Matcha, on the other hand, can be hard to find. You can get it from a health food store. Otherwise, buy it online and that’s quite easy. Read more

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Baby Wipes Safety and How to Make Homemade Natural Wipes

Baby wipes are mothers’ bestfriend!

As the name implies, they are commonly used to clean babies. They are very handy, easy to use and so economical.

True indeed that these baby wipes are so convenient to use, especially when you’re always on the go, but you must still scrutinize every ingredient included in these wipes.

You have to bear in mind that baby skin is super sensitive and even the so-called “baby-safe” wipes might cause skin allergic reaction. Read more

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All About Bra Size – Why You Need to Have a Good-fitting Bra for your Health’s Sake

Most women buy bras for aesthetics. More often than not, women just want to look and feel sexy and bras are women’s favorite item to use for expressing their sexuality.

Women are especially partial to those which are made of lace, net and underwired. Unfortunately, women tend to buy wrongly-sized bras just to achieve a certain feel or look.

It is very important that you should pick the right bra size. At first, the size seems like not a big deal at all but the effectiveness is hugely dependent on the size.

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5 Quick and Easy DIY Beauty Treatments

Now, your kitchen is not just a place to prepare your favorite dishes, but also your source of DIY beauty ingredients.

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Darkening of Lips – Causes and Natural Remedies

Yes,it’s a no-brainer, having soft,smooth and pinkish or rosy lips enhances a woman’s beauty. In fact, many women spend a lot to purchase different lip products to maintain the beauty of their lips.

Lip discoloration, usually unnatural darkening of the lips is not appealing even to people with naturally darker skin pigmentation. So it is not uncommon for women who have discolored darker lips to undergo various treatments to lighten them.

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How to Make a Coconut Oil Eye Mask for Dark Circles – DIY Beauty Tip!

Coconut oil is one of the most favored oils for beauty and skin care. It is more popularly known as an effective natural skin moisturizer.

But not so many people know about the other positive effects of coconut oil to the skin apart from moisturizing. Coconut oil can reduce the appearance of fine lines and lighten blemishes. It is especially effective in lightening dark circles around your eyes.

Here’s a Do-It-Yourself Coconut Oil Eye Mask for Dark Circles Read more

Tight Ponytails – Negative Effects and Treatment

The hairstyle makes or breaks your overall look… and there are hundreds of styles — from the most elaborate ones to the casual and comfortable.

And one of the most common and easiest hairdos is the ponytail and this is mainly due to its practicality and convenience.

Tight ponytail is easy to wear and simple. It’s perfect for gym activities or playing a sport. As casual as it looks, it is pretty much fitting as a red carpet event hairstyle.

If you are fond of wearing tight ponytail, say,almost every day, then maybe you should alternate it with other hairstyles after reading this. Read more

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Hair and Skin Care This Fall

As summer fades away and the air is getting drier, your hair and skin start to become dull too. During fall season, it is important to switch to a different beauty regimen best suited for the season. Read more

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How to properly wash your hair – The right way

After a hard day’s work and exposing your hair on the road, you’d long for a good relaxing shower. It not only cleanses your hair, it’s therapeutic too.

Washing hair is rather mundane — you might not put too much thought on the process but you’d be surprised that there’s more to just “wash-rub-rinse”. There’s a good chance that what you are doing right now could cause more damage to your strands.

Read on and see what you’ve been missing or doing wrong. Read more

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Bamboo for skin care?

Bamboo plants are known to be the tallest grass. In fact, other varieties can reach up to 151 feet (46 meters). They self-propagate, and this is the reason why they are one of the fast growing plants in the planet. They are also a great help to soil quality, and are eco-sustainable.

These plants widely grow in Asia but are now cultivated everywhere, except of course in polar areas, because of their popular benefits – health and beauty advantages. Usually, they are nurtured as source for building materials, clothing fibers, and crafted into a beautiful furniture, or home decor.

Many also include bamboo plants in their garden to simply add beauty and a sense balance. Others love to have bamboo at home because it symbolizes longevity, tenacity, strength, and flexibility.

You might have not thought that bamboo could be a beneficial skincare ingredient. But today, bamboo plants are gradually making their way into the beauty industry. Read more

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Fruit-Infused Water makes Hydration Interesting Again

Water is probably the most basic of needs for survival. Most adults know the importance of hydration and would drink water even without the feeling of thirst. Adults drink to hydrate and not just to quench their need. Read more

Natural Body Hair Removal Treatment

Hair is everywhere and perhaps in some parts we do not want hair to grow. Evolutionarily-speaking, hair’s main function is to protect parts of our body and serve as means to keep us warm on sensitive areas.

Body hair is essential in human physical development. Men may develop hair in some areas more than women but women may also fall victim to unwanted facial hair or growth in areas that give little awkwardness or embarrassment especially if it is out of control. Read more

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Health and Beauty Tips this Holiday Season

Yuletide season is fast approaching. This generally means you’ll be busy buying gifts for family, friends, and loved ones; stuff yourself with food from reunions, gatherings, and seasonal parties. This is the season when you are likely to go to bed late and get less sleep. Read more

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Premature Grey Hair: Causes and Prevention

What does grey hair mean to you?

What does grey hair mean to you?

Seeing your grey hair for the first time may make you feel old. To some the appearances of silver hairs probably are the biggest nightmare of all. Other people would take it in stride and even consider it as a sign of wisdom or experience.

But it would be safe to assume that majority of people want grey hair to appear at a later time of their lives. Read more

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6 Natural Remedies for Scars

Here are the natural remedies to get rid of scars from cuts, acne, stretch marks from pregnancy or due to weight changes and incision due to surgery.

How to Make a Peel-off Mask with Activated Charcoal

Charcoal is the stuff that you need in your barbecue party. But very few know that it is a highly effective detoxifying substance.

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More Coffee Face & Homemade Body Scrub Recipes

There are other all natural alternative coffee face scrubs available. Making the scrub on your own will help you modify the ingredients to your skin needs. And most of the ingredients for the coffee face scrub recipes are all in your kitchen, so it’s not hard to make one. So what are you waiting for? Read more

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Coffee Scrub for Skin Care

We always start our day with a cup of coffee. Its aroma alone is sometimes enough to help circulate your blood and drive away sleepiness. After a cup, you’d be more cheerful — ready to face the day.

But apart from being world’s most popular stimulant, coffee can be used as a beauty scrub and one that is so effective, you’d wonder why you haven’t been using it before. Read more

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The Power of E: Miracle Skin Vitamin

For Sun Damage and Dry Skin

Vitamin E helps in retaining the skin’s natural moisturizers. It also helps by preventing water loss and in restoring the skin’s oil balance. They act as a one of the main protectors of your skin from sun damage. UV light depletes Vitamin E in the skin so it should be replenished for continuous protections. This is the reason why sunscreens and anti-ageing products have vitamin E. Read more

How to apply our infusions

Our 4 roll on infusions are for use on your pulse points. When you apply our beautiful infusions here, it is assimilated by your body quickly and effectively. Read more

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Ginger and salt bath

I was smacked right in the head by a cold for 2 days this week and although I was taking a whole lot of echinacea and swallowing a healing brown syrup that tasted like dirty socks every 3 hours, I really think this bath recipe helped me. Read more

Natural Beauty: The greatest DIY body/face scrub ever invented in history

Over my years as a model I amassed a rather large collection of two things.

Cosmetics and bobby pins.

At one point I was giving away $50 bottles of a supposedly exotic hair oil (it turned my hair yellow). Being someone who is naturally inclined I have been making my own beauty products for a number of years – vis-a-vis Flora perfumes. The bobby pins however, still linger with me and are usually found hiding in draws or handbags resisting their final resting place – the rubbish bin.

Below is a recipe for the most simple face scrub you could have. And one of the most inexpensive. Only 3 ingredients. It is oil based so if you’re like me and have skin that can get dryer than the Sahara desert – then this one’s for you.

Enjoy. Read more