CategoryHome Remedies

Acne home remedies and facial masks

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Why home remedies? More and more people are resorting to using acne home remedies after numerous attempts to clear out the condition using chemical-filled medications and creams, available on the market. There are many natural ingredients that can be used for acne control and acne treatment. The condition is often a reflection of what is going on with the skin and the body in general...

Natural Ingredients For Hair Care

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An overview of hair structure, functions, and hair care tips As with general skin care, hair care should be taken seriously. Beautiful, healthy hair is a symbol of health and good hygiene but not only that. Hair is so much more. Why is it that some people have naturally beautiful, full volume hair while others have to suffer from thin, brittle hair? Those who do know that it is difficult to find...

Pimple redness – Simple remedies to reduce redness of pimples

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Popular home remedies help get rid of pimple redness and make the breakout less noticeable. It may not get rid of it instantly, but it will reduce redness of pimples. A Word about Acne First of all, if you are suffering from acne there are a few important things you should know. Acne is not caused by dirt or from eating too much chocolate. It is a skin condition that affects the skin’s oil...

Feet scrubs + How to perform reflexology on feet

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Foot scrub recipes that soften and rejuvenate your feet We often find our feet callous and cracked, dried out. A foot scrub is what our feet need so that the dead skin layer can be removed and the new one can emerge. Facial exfoliants and body scrubs have the same effect. They should be applied after you have taken a shower or have soaked your feet in a homemade foot soak. This way the skin is...

Choose a foot soak to either relax or give energy boost to your weary feet

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Feet Bath

A foot soak, also known as a foot bath is a wonderful way to repair and repay our feet. Taking care of our feet is not only applying nail-polish, performing a foot scrub, or cutting our toenails. They work hard for us, and although they are a strong and complex anatomical structure, they need that extra step in foot care to make them even more resilient. These recipes have different effects. A...

Body scrub recipes – from warm brown sugar to cleansing strawberry

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Body scrub recipes meet all your skin’s needs! You can try out different ingredients and look for best results. Skin will respond differently to different oils and different exfoliating agents. The rule of thumb is: apply it when you are out of the shower. Also, if you are looking for extra hydration, apply a moisturizer (body lotion) for best results. Although avocado and apricot body...

Body wax

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Body Wax

Homemade wax for a divinely smooth skin The ritual of body waxing is not recent. Homemade wax goes back to ancient Egypt where women were encouraged to cultivate the ritual of hair free bodies. They paid much attention to beauty and body appearance, and this was a perfect blend of cosmetics and hygiene. The tradition continued into ancient Greece but declined in the mid 10th century. The...

Insect bites home remedy… ouch! no more!

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Insect Bites

I have written about insect bites before when I gave you a home remedy for mosquito bite and bee sting. Both of these remedies have in common the use of lavender oil, an essential oil that not only smells heavenly but also has powerful healing properties. One of our readers sent us this home remedy, a balm recipe that has lavender oil as one of the ingredients. We spend the summers out on the...

Lavender essential oil – heals, soothes, and alleviates stress and depression

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Lavender Field

The use of lavender oil as a healer for many illnesses was discovered in 1937 by the French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse. Although skeptical about treatments by natural herbs, he was fascinated by the properties that essential oils had. Once, in 1910, when he burnt his hand severely and treated it with pure lavender oil, it not only helped him by instantly easing the pain, but it also healed...

Bee sting remedy – Bee sting and swelling treatments

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The application of natural ingredients as bee sting remedy will greatly help in reducing the itching and swelling, which often appears as the result of it. First of all, when you get stung, remove the stinger with tweezers. Use a towel, soak it in cold water and place it on the spot. It acts as a cold compress that will reduce the swelling and redness of the skin. Other bee sting and swelling...

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