Many commercially sold anti-aging beauty products and treatments come with hefty price-tags, and let’s face it–the stuff that keeps people looking younger longer doesn’t always fit into the average budget. If you want your skin to look more radiant and youthful, you can travel back in time right in your very own kitchen. Featured here are 7 natural anti-aging beauty treatments that you can make at home, using simple, effective ingredients that cost much less than the products found at the department store cosmetic counter or local drugstore.
Cucumber Eye Spa
Cucumbers have been used for ages to reduce the swelling around puffy, tired eyes–and time and time again they work like a charm. Slice up a cucumber and place a slice on each eye while you lie down and relax. Leave them on your eyes for about fifteen to twenty minutes and you’ll notice quite a difference. For an even more spa-like experience, place the cucumber slices over your eyes after applying avocado mask and allow both ingredients to work their magic.
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Are you too busy to take time for yourself? Maybe you’ve got a demanding job or family obligations that eat away at your evenings and weekends. If you had more free time, you could finish that book you started last year or improve your golf score. Before you quit your day job or book an expensive weekend retreat at a vacation resort, investigate small ways you can take time for yourself daily.
Your body will thank you when you make physical exercise a priority. Go to the gym or schedule a daily walk around the block, play a basketball game with your kids or a run to the mailbox. In addition to daily exercise, spend time on your physical appearance. Manicures and pedicures are great options on a smaller scale that help you look your best and feel better about yourself. As you age and go through life’s experiences, your skin may start to show the effects. A mini face lift is an option to help you feel more confident about your look. Rotate physical pampering activities daily instead of spending a day at (Read More....)
Changing towards organic food can be a big step when you’ve got a family. Organic food is often harder source, and may require that extra bit of effort to locate – although most small and large supermarkets are now including more organic ranges on their shelves.
For many of us, the benefits of turning organic are confusing, or we just overlook them. We’d rather opt for convenience than spend the extra few minutes searching for the organic counterpart on the shelf. But the benefits of using and buying organic products shouldn’t be overlooked at all. Here we’ll outline just a few of ways your family can benefit from turning organic.
1. You’re setting a good example
Buying organic food, and explaining to your children why you’re doing so – is a great way to introduce these good eating habits to them gently. Make it into a game with them, when you visit the supermarket. Set them challenges to find the organic label or the organic products
– it’ll be fun whilst also setting a great example to follow as they get older. I think buying organic or free range is especially important when ordering meat of (Read More....)
We are indeed lucky to live in this beautiful world as Nature has showered its bounties on us. Wonderful sunshine, air and water keep us healthy and hearty. In our greed to have more of everything we’ve created an imbalance. To have more of vegetables and fruits and other necessary food stuff farmers use hormones to induce faster growth. Genetically engineered fruits and vegetables cause damage to the body over a period of time. Also using pesticides on the plants cause harmful chemicals to enter our body. Even beauty products are made with chemicals that can cause skin cancer and other skin diseases. Rashes, skin irritation leading to patches on skin are all results of harmful chemicals used in beauty products. In our urge to look young and beautiful we use harmful chemicals that can cause permanent damage to our skin and body. Under these circumstances it is better to use organic beauty products that will make you look young, beautiful and is also harmless to the skin.
Massage with Milk and Cream
It is better to massage your body and face with milk and fresh cream. Milk acts as a cleanser and removes the dirt and grime from the skin and makes it look fresh and radiant. Moreover it is harmless also as there is no artificial chemical added to it. If (Read More....)