Sunday, December 27, 2009

Beauty & Skin Care Recipes

Health experts say that excessive usage of cosmetics by children enhances their risk to various types of cancer and other problems later in life. Most of cosmetic products use potentially dangerous chemicals like parabens and phthalates. The parabens chemical have been recently found in breast cancer tissues. This chemical can affect the hormone estrogen. The phthalates are linked to lower sperm counts in men, premature breast development and allergies.

What is Beauty?
The phrase "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" suggests that beauty is wholly subjective. Beauty is different for different person. Beauty can be simply related to how someones looks or it can be inside based. Beauty is different to different people.

Beauty is the purity of heart. If you are big hearted, you are beautiful.

Whatever brings a sweet smile on our face is beauty.

Beauty & Skin Care Recipes
The main ingredients and their benefits of different beauty recipes are given below.

Aloe gel: remedy for burns.
Avocado: good source of vitamin E and natural oils, natural moisturizer.
Coconut Milk: for smooth skin.
Cucumber: for dark circles under eyes and wrinkles, under-eye puffiness.
Egg: skin conditioner, egg white for normal and oily skin, yolks for dry skin
Fenugreek seeds (dana methi): for skin scrub, if taken internally purifies blood.
Honey: for wrinkles, skin pores and lose skin, a natural astringent, natural moisturizer.
Milk: for skin nourishment.
Nuts: used in scrubs for wrinkles, skin pores and blackheads.
Oatmeal: for smooth skin, improves complexion
Olive oil: good for dry skin.
Oranges, Lemons, Pineapple: natural astringents, improves complexion, soften the skin, skin bleach.
Tomato: opening the skin pores.
Vinegar: for blemishes, itchy skin, and sunburn, softens skin
Yogurt: softens and hydrates the skin, skin cleanser, skin bleach.
Witch Hazel: body eodorant, for eye puffiness.


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