Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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DIY Skin Remedies that Work – Part I
September 4, 2010 – 12:01 am | No Comment
DIY Skin Remedies that Work – Part I
D.I.Y. beauty remedies are a well-liked option to costly beauty cream products & treatments. They are cost-effective, innate and one knows precisely the constituents being applied to one’s skin. However several of the present day costly beauty products have a constituent listing which can’t be pronounced and their interpretation even trickier. However people need to be cautioned that not all innate, D.I.Y. beauty therapies are in fact skin friendly. Here is the truth about which innate skin remedies truly work and which ones are a waste of time. Athlete’s Skin – Does exercising benefit you on the exterior also? Briskly working out proffers a feel-good effect (all due regard to the neurochemical –endorphin), however could just one exercising session improve your exterior appearance? Beyond a doubt, exercising increases blood supply all through the body thus lending a fresh, dewy look. Moreover, exercising improves health that is helpful to swifter regeneration of cells  [...]

Best Skin Care Tips – Part II
June 1, 2010 – 12:06 am | No Comment
Best Skin Care Tips – Part II
Avoiding the use of grease-laden hair care brands is crucial to best skin care maintenance. Hair gel or pomade products could cause pore clogging due to hair brushing against the facial area. Hair cleansing must ideally be done by the use of non-oily, acne-preventing or non-comedogenic shampoos. In case one has greasy hair then regularly shampooing is advised. The facial area should be shielded during application of any type of spray or gel forms on the hair. Keeping hairs away from the facial area Another best skin care tip is pulling longish hair back prior to sleeping so that it does not exacerbate the skin. The same rule could be applied even during the daytimes. One must bear in mind that oil presence in the hair could lead to skin eruptions even when one does not employ hair care products. Avoid touching the face Acne could worsen when one touches or rubs the face. Additionally one must avoid leaning the face on the hands and avoiding mobile phones coming in contact with the facial  [...]

Best Skin Care Tips – Part I
May 27, 2010 – 4:34 am | No Comment
Best Skin Care Tips – Part I
Skin eruptions, blemishes mostly surface on the facial, neck, trunk, shoulder and back areas that have the maximum sebaceous (oil-producing) glands. Many of us are prone to skin breakouts; however one could avert or get good riddance from most acne by adopting a daily routine that ensures best skin care. Here is a step-by-step guide to the best skin care tips that would help you get the most flawless skin ever. It is advisable to not rub alcohol or astringent/toner products that have alcohol presence as it could rob the skin of its innate, shielding moisture, cause skin irritation which could aggravate acne. Such brands could additionally make tolerance to prescribed pimple medicines tougher. Moistness is vital to healthy skin, hence opting for a non-oily moisturizing product which states ‘non-comedogenic’ on its labelling. This translates to the fact that it would not cause clogging of the skin pores or be causal to black or white heads. There is bound to be some form of hesitation  [...]

Beautifying Oneself By The Budget-Friendly Manner - Part II
September 22, 2009 – 9:10 am | One Comment
Beautifying Oneself By The Budget-Friendly Manner – Part II
The best option is to make the most of what one picks up during grocery shopping and whisk up some effectual and pocket-chummy facials one could hit upon. Innate age combatants like the combination of a banana and five to six shredded almonds is an ideal exfoliating, smoothening and anti-aging mask. The well-known age-combating anti-oxidant properties of olive oil are great for all skins especially so for flakiness. Olive oil nearly a quarter cupful blended along with a teaspoonful of brown sugar is a wholesome skin cleanser. A great mask is a combo of half portion of both banana and avocado, two tablespoons of yoghurt and a teaspoonful of olive oil, left for close to half an hour is great for relieving dryness and getting that dewy appearance. For those with pigmented skin, a blend of a cupful of curds or yoghurt along with two small spoonfuls of ground red tea is an ideal scrub for all skin types. Another natural anti-aging, hydrating mask that can be whipped at home is a teaspoonful  [...]

Beautifying Oneself By The Budget-Friendly Manner - Part I
September 21, 2009 – 11:45 am | No Comment
Beautifying Oneself By The Budget-Friendly Manner – Part I
Since times immemorial, women have left no stone unturned attempting the most outlandish do-it-yourself beauty therapies. The Japanese geishas dabbed on nightingale poop, the British upper class employed mercury along with dog urine while the gorgeous Cleopatra was reported to have bathed in tart donkey milk to maintain her ravishing beauty. The need to maintain healthy, glowing, taut and even toned complexion is always perpetual, however, one could do so without the use of rather toxic items on our bodies. Here is a low down on the idyllic skin care regime that that be effortlessly dished out at home. The wholesome breakfast cereal –a staple for the most important meal of the day can positively double up as a fine exfoliate facial cleaner. A simplistic facial cleanser could be whipped up by mixing in equal teaspoon portions of white or brown sugar, corn meal, coffee grounds and baking soda. This blend could be easily inculcated into one’s routine facial cleanser to derive optimal  [...]

Borage Seed Oil- The Magic Bullet
August 8, 2009 – 10:15 am | One Comment
Borage Seed Oil- The Magic Bullet
Borago officinalis or Borage seed oil obtained from borage seeds is faint yellow in colour. It is a popular carrier oil that is rich in omega 6 gamma-linoleic acid or GLA in comparison to any plant source, known for its ability to delay the skin’s ageing process. The high Linoleic acid content aids in maintaining the cell membrane’s structural integrity. It is helpful in renewal of the skin and appropriate for varying skin types, used in 10% strength along with other oils. A good practice would be to inculcate the regular use of Borage oil in facial mixes for those with mature or damaged skin wherein it assists in cell proliferation. Borage seed oil additionally contains essential vitamins, minerals widely used in well-known cosmetic products to nurture and hydrate the skin. The essential fatty acids found in borage seed oil work splendidly with L-methione that aid in healthy nails. It also assists in providing relief from several inflammation problems that crop up around the  [...]

Facial Yoga- For Youthful Skin
August 6, 2009 – 11:00 pm | No Comment
Those eager to put a halt to the ticking ageing clock, fruitful assistance is available in the form of the vastly popular treatment called the yoga facial. Basically, it is a set of exercises intended for toning up the facial muscles and guiding one how to steer clear from frowning that when followed religiously helps iron out fine lines on the face. Routinely adhered facial gymnastics concentrate on the areas of the eyes, cheeks, saggy gut and overall skin invigorating exercises guaranteed to arrest the ageing process significantly. To reduce crow’s feet, one can start with the eye area by moving the muscles around the eye area without creasing the forehead. Then, the palms of the hands need to be vigorously rubbed till they warm up and then place them on the bridge of the nose and then softly circulate them around the eye area. Alternately, the warmed palms need to be placed on the face with repeated hastened breathing till ten seconds count followed by rotating the fingers in  [...]

Load On Some Squalane For An Innate Facelift
August 4, 2009 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Squalane, present in human bodies comprises of ten percent sebum which is a lubricant present in the sebaceous glands that aids in guarding the skin from the vagaries of nature and helps retain it suppleness. As ageing progresses, the production of squalane in the body also keeps depleting accordingly, thus leading to the appearance of wrinkly, sallow and dry skin. It is also found in shark liver oil extract and was used by Japanese fishing folks for several years due to its remedial properties and health advantages like fighting colds, flu, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and several deadly viruses. The shark’s noticeable resistance to cancer and other ailments is an area that has been constantly probed by researchers to unravel the profound advantages of squalane. Squalane is derived from olive oil by the process of steam distillation and has no color or odour. Thus, one could consider squalane to be best for the skin as it is the finest part derived from olive oil. Squalane  [...]