Friday, January 7, 2011

Natural beauty


What’s it for?
Aloe gel is 99.5% water, which s why it feels so soothing on the skin. But is also contains polysaccharides, glycoprotein’s, vitamins, minerals and enzymes that are effective moisturizes and inflammatory agents.  Aloe gels moisturize the skin and may prevent hypertension.

Aloe skin-firming mask :

For a quick tightening mask cut a leaf an aloe plant. Slit it open lengthwise and rub the exposed gel on your face.  Leave on for 10-15 minutes and rinse with cold water.


What’s it for?
Avocado is a great moisturizer for dry skin and hair. It is rich in vitamin E and moisturizing oils, the oil absorbs easily into the body.

Guacamole hair mask:  if your hair is brittle and prone to breakage, try this deep moisturizing treatment. Mash an overripe avocado until it looks ready for guacamole. Mix in an egg yolk and 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Massage it into damp hair tuck it under a shower cap and leave for 15 min to 1hour. Rinse, shampoo and condition your hair.


What’s it for?
Coconut oil absorbs easily into the hair and skin because it has a small molecular structure. It is a terrific moisturizer for the hair, but unless for the skin is extremely dray, it is not recommended for skin because   it can clog the pores.

Coconut conditioner
Massage a quarter-size dab of coconut oil into damp hair. Leave it for 10 min , after wash your hair, your hair will be really soft  and shiny.

Coffee :

Coffee  is a vasoconstrictor  , which means  that it can  make  blood vessels constrict  temporarily . Its  rough  texture makes it  effective   for smoothing  rough spots  on the body . it is also a diuretic and  is said to tighten the skin , which is popular anticellulite  creams.

Body scrub :  in the shower  with the help of a washcloths ( or your hands) massage your  coffee grounds all over your damp body from neck down  to slough off and soften  dray , flaky skin.

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