Diwali, a celebration of good taking over evil is here with another reason to visit your favorite beauty salon. But don’t be so quick on shelling out money for products that are most likely to tamper your skin. Instead adopt natural treatments which are not only affordable, but also safe. Stop subjecting your beautiful tresses to ironing or curling machines, why not soothe them with gifts coming directly from nature’s basket. By simply spanning through your kitchen you may find several ingredients which have the potential to heal your skin and hair.
While you may have already shopped till you drop and selected a pretty dress, footwear and accessories, it’s time to focus on looking good the natural way. As it is said, ‘Beauty starts from within,’ so sticking to a diet which is well balanced and saying a strict no-no to calories is a good way to embark. Switch to sugar free sweets or those made out of a natural sweetener, as excess sugar is considered one of the main causes of premature aging. Go slow on fatty foods and consume adequate amounts of water throughout the day.
This Diwali gift your skin natural herbs and treasure the envious eye all around you. Here we have jotted down some points that can make you enjoy natural beauty, starting with the skin:
The most important factor to enjoy a pleasant skin texture is cleansing. Wash your skin many a times and apply grated cucumber. This helps to keep acne and various other skin problems at bay.
Prior to slipping into bed, wash your face well and apply coriander juice blended with a pinch of turmeric powder. If possible massage your face with ghee along with coconut or almond oil before sleeping.
Adopt full body massage everyday as it elevates circulation, helps body to flush out toxins, and tones your skin. Massaging makes your skin look soft, smooth and supple. Throughout the occasion do not skip your skin care regimen.
To get rid of acne, pimples, blackheads, and wrinkles, apply a paste of fresh fenugreek (methi) leaves for 10-15 minutes and then wash face with warm water. Even simply rubbing tomatoes or raw papaya juice for an hour may help to pull down swelling caused by acne or pimples.
Many people face body odor despite maintaining good hygiene. This problem persists probably because of clogged pores. So just dry-brush your skin before every shower, this procedure exfoliates the dead skin and captures all wastes that lead to odor.
Cleansing is extremely essential to keep your skin healthy. For this you may mix yogurt with honey and apply to your face and then wash it off after 10 minutes. In order to remove applied makeup, take a cotton tab, dip it in milk and rub it over your skin.
To get rid of dark circles or puffy eyes, place used tea bags on your eyes as they contain essential nutrients. You can even cut cucumber or potato into two round slices and position them above your eyes.
Avoid applying a lipstick, switch to honey as it restores the softness and suppleness of the lips. Daily application of honey maintains the pinkness of your lips.
While above mentioned steps ensure good looking healthy skin, read further and introduce yourself to the astonishing secrets of achieving distinguishably beautiful hair:
Emo hair styles are in these days, but get a haircut by a professional only. Before finalizing a particular haircut seek necessary advice from your hair stylist. In order to keep your hair well hydrated, drink adequate amount of water every day.
While taking a hair wash, it is necessary that the following steps are taken. Before 30-40 minutes of washing your tresses massage olive oil in circulating motion for over 10 minutes all over your hair. Instead of olive oil, coconut oil can also be employed.
Avoid washing hair in hot water, stick to lukewarm water along with herbal shampoo and conditioner. After a hair wash, rinse it with cold water. Then wrap your tresses in a towel dipped in hot water and dry them completely. This will help to boost circulation in the scalp. Now massage your scalp with fingers and not nails.
In order to detangle your hair, first create sections and gently comb with a wide toothed comb starting from the ends. Say a complete no to blow dryers because the produced heat may damage hair significantly.
Though most women prefer applying makeup, ensure to keep it light and natural. There are several products in the market which are more or less natural and you may count on those by checking their credibility. Before subjecting your skin to makeup, clean your face as well as the makeup brushes. For cleaning the brushes take 2 parts of water and 1 part vinegar. Dip your brush in it and wash under warm water. This process is known to disinfect the brush and keep it clean.
All in all, eat healthy, drink adequate water, stay clean and smell good. Following the above mentioned steps will not only make you look beautiful throughout the festive season, but each day of your life! At the end, the most essential point is to be positive and confident about you. So with a cheerful heart, spread the message of love and enjoy a peaceful Diwali.