Friday, March 30, 2007

Milk and sage for eyelids skin

If you see bags and dropsical eyelids, you should use my simple recipe. To take bags away you need to clean eyelids skin with piece of ice made from water or milk every day. Also you should do contrasting eyewashes – warm and cold.

Warm eyewashes are made from milk, which is diluted with water half. Cold eyewashes are made from sage infusion. To prepare sage infusion you need pour 1 tea-spoon of sage with ½ glass of boiling water. Keep for 2-3 hours and then filter. Begin from warm eyewashes and finish with cold ones. It must be about 5 alternations.

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Fruit cocktail for beautiful skin

In the period after long and cold winter your skin needs vitamins, microelements and amino acids more than in any other season. All these elements you’ll find in such simple fruits like apple and carrot. To help your skin you should make a rule to drink tasty cocktail by my recipe. I offer to drink it every day. And your skin will become smooth and elastic.

Choose the apples of summer kinds and big bright-orange carrot. Make fresh squeezed juice from fruits. Mix in 1/2 glasses of every juice and add ground ginger on the tip of the knife. Shake all ingredients and your cocktail is ready. You’ll hear “thanks” not from skin only but from organism too.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Do you like cognac? Use it for hair care

There is an interesting recipe for hair care and I want to offer it for you. The thing is that you can make remedy for reinforcement of your hair based on cognac. You can take any kind of cognac.

At first, make decoction from burdock’s root. Pour 2 table-spoons of ground burdock’s roots with 1 glass of boiling water and boil for 10 minutes on the light fire. Filter and cool it. Then take 1 table-spoon of your favorite cognac and mix with 4 table-spoons of onion juice and 6 table-spoons of decoction from burdock’s roots.

Rub mixture into hair’s roots and put the piece of polyethylene on the head and also Turkish towel above. Keep for 30 minutes and then shampoo your head. Repeat this procedure twice a week and you’ll see the perfect result.

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Vitamin mask for skin

Make intensive vitamin mask for face skin to take winter tiredness away. This mask is recommended for dry and normal skin.

Mix 2 tea-spoons of any liquid cream with 2 tea-spoons of yolk and add salt on the tip of knife. Then add in the mixture 15-20 drops of vitamin A, 15-20 drops of vitamin E and 8-10 drops of vitamin D.

Put the mask on the dry face skin after hot salt compress. Keep for some minutes and take the mask away with wads of cotton wool wetted in the cold tea.

Friday, March 23, 2007

Cucumber mask against wrinkles on the forehead

Many women know the problem of wrinkle on the forehead not by hearsay. I continue the endless theme about helpful role of vegetables in the skin care and offer anti-wrinkle mask from cucumbers. If you see the first wrinkles on the forehead, make the massage and cucumber mask every day.

Move the piece of cucumber from left to right, making circular ring-shaped motions. During massage cucumber juice will be soaked and moisten skin. After procedure don’t wash the face. Cucumber juice will dries and make the pellicle on the skin. In 30 minutes you can wash the face.

Monday, March 19, 2007

Potato mask for your neck

You can laugh but it’s true, potato is very useful for beautiful skin, especially for your neck. I offer to make a potato mask for withered skin of neck. This mask nourishes, moistens and freshens up the neck skin.

Boil 2 potatoes in their jackets, clean and mash. Make “puree”, adding yolk of 1 egg, in 1 tea-spoon of honey, seed-oil, glycerin and lemon juice. Put the mixture on the gauze or cotton fabric and tie round the neck. Put polyethylene film above fabric and Turkish towel also.

In 20 minutes take compress away and wash the neck with warm water. Put any nourishing cream on the neck. Look at the mirror. Can you see the “swan-neck”?

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Eat dried fruits to make your skin beautiful

Continuing the theme about purgation to help the organism to regulate metabolism, I offer the next recipe. Our bowels needs 25 gram of cellulose every day to work well. It helps him to take slags and carcinogens out, to organize the life of gut organisms.

All vegetables and fruits are rich with cellulose, and also nuts, bran and bread of coarse grinding. To diversify your menu I advise you to eat the mixture of dried fruits time to time instead of fruits and vegetables. So you will get the necessary amount of cellulose and at the same time a tasty dish.

Take in half a glass of raisins, prunes, dried apricots, fig and Circassian walnuts, wash them and scald with boiling water. Mince all dried fruits and add in half a glass of honey and unstrained infusion of ground linseed. To prepare linseed infusion take 2 table-spoons of linseed, pour it with 100 ml of boiling water and draw it for 20 minutes. Mix up all ingredients carefully.

Drink in 1 table-spoon of prepared mixture in the morning before breakfast and in 30 minutes before dinner or supper. Prepared mixture from dried fruits is kept in the fridge. Bon appetite!

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Seven glasses of water is the secret of beautiful skin

To make your skin beautiful you should remember about the work of your bowels. You have to purge regularly. Sure you agree with me that this procedure isn’t very pleasant. But I offer you some easy ways to do it. Today I tell about 7 glasses water.

Make it a rule – to drink 7 glasses of clean (non-soda) water every day. The first glass, drunk at once after awakening, helps to increase moving the force of bowels. The next glasses help to dissolve and take out toxins, which appear in the organism during the whole day.

Keep the duty glass of water on the place, where you are. Sip all water slowly, not in one gulp. One glass of water is drunk for half an hour. Stop drinking in 10 minutes before meal and begin to drink in 30 minutes after meal. But during meal you shouldn’t drink at all, because it impedes the work of stomach and bowels.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Choose the mask for your own hair’s color

It’s very important to pay attention to your hair’s color. If your care about hair is wrong, the color of your hair can impair. Remember that the choice of means depends on the hair’s color.
The first mask I offer is for fair hair, and the second one is for dark hair.

It’s an herbal infusion from camomile and rosemary for fair hair. Take 1 table-spoon of camomile and 1 table-spoon of rosemary and pour it with ¾ glass of vodka. Put infusion in the dark bottle into dark warm place. Every day shake the bottle up. In 2 weeks the infusion will be ready. Filter infusion through gauze, pour into clean bottle and close up. Twice a week in the evening rub the head skin with soft tooth-brush, wetting it in the herbal tincture.

It’s a decoction from hop for dark hair. Take handful of hop and handful of a kind of thistle, add 1 liter of water and boil for 20 minutes. Then filter decoction and it’s ready. After washing dark hair are rinsed by hop decoction.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Special mask for your nose

The most beautiful nose loses all its beauty if you can see enlarged pores on it. Mixture of surplus of skin fat with dust bridges pores. And pores become repugnant “black dots” – acne. Even hardest scrub can’t manage them. So you have to use the special mask.

Beat up white of egg, add 1 tea-spoon of sauerkraut juice and mix carefully. With wad of cotton wool put the mixture on the skin of the nose and around it. When the first layer gets dry, put the second one and so on, until mixture will be over. After it keep the mask on the face for 5 minutes more.

Wet wad of cotton wool or piece of gauze in warm strong tea and take away the mask from skin carefully. Wash cleaned face with cool water and dry with soft napkin. Sure you’ll see a charming nose after this procedure.

Monday, March 12, 2007

What about your elbows?

In winter the skin on the elbows often becomes coarse and rugged. But to solve this problem isn’t very difficult. For beginning spoil your elbows with warm bath with baking soda (1 table-spoon for 1 liter of water) and liquid soap or shower gel. Keep elbows in the bath for 10-15 minutes, and then dry them easily.

Now your elbows are ready for peeling. Put any peeling mass for face or for body, which you have. Massage every elbow for 2-3 minutes. Then wash elbows by warm water, dry and put any nutritious cream. You’d better to choose the cream with vitamins A and E.

To keep your elbows in the ideal condition in the future, use my grandmother’s recipe. Take one lemon, divide in half, and put an elbow into every half. Keep for 15-20 minutes, then rinse them with warm water and put cream. The skin will be soft and smooth. Repeat this procedure 2-4 times a month. In the evening you should use rich cream to care about elbows.

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Care about your hands after gardening

Do you like gardening? To care about your hands is very important especially if you like to work in the garden. Your hands work hard caring about vegetables and fruits in the garden and now it’s time for plants to care about overworked hands. You’d better to make the whole course of bathes for your hands.

For one bath you need 3 table-spoons of hips and 1 table-spoon of grinded black-currant leaves (better fresh, than dried). Pour 1 glass of boiling water into enamel saucepan with ready mixture. Boil decoction on the light fire until boiling and then filter. Add 1 table-spoon of honey and keep to brew for 1 hour.

Mix decoction with hot water half-and-half and keep the hands into it for 15-20 minutes. Then wipe hands and put any cream for hands. You’d better to prepare the decoction for some bathes at once and keep it in the fridge. The course from 5-7 bathes helps to recover hands skin after gardening.

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Spa-salon at home

You can make spa-salon at home easily. For example, let’s make relaxing bath. Mix 4 table-spoons of dry lavender’s flowers, 1 table-spoon of cut fresh sage’s leaves and 1 table-spoon of piny-needles. Spill 1/2 liter of water in the mixture and boil on the weak fire for 10 minutes.

Filter aromatic decoction and dissolve 2 table-spoons of honey there. Add this composition in the warm water. Well, the bath is ready. Enjoy it! After the bath you’ll feel that you were born anew and obtain tender and smooth skin.

Don’t remember about allergic effect of honey. The women, who have allergy from honey, prefer to add in the aromatic decoction 2 table-spoons of parsley juice.

Friday, March 9, 2007

Easy recipes to care about dry skin

Pound 1 tea-spoon of clean and dry seed of dog-rose in the coffee-grinder, add 2 table-spoons of sour cream, 1 tea-spoon of lemon juice and mix. Put the mask on the face and tap in the skin by finger-tips slightly for 2 minutes. Then wash the face by warm water and put any nutritious cream. This cleansing mask also has effect of peeling.

Pound 1 ripe apricot by wooden spoon in the enamel ware, add 1 table-spoon decoction of hips and 1 table-spoon of sour cream. Mix and put on the face. In 10 minutes wash the face. This easy mask has emollient effect.

Pour 100 ml. of boiling water over 1 table-spoon of cut dog-rose’s sprouts and keep on the light fire for 5 minutes. Then take 3-5 grapes (without pits), knead them into a mush and mix with 1 tea-spoon of decoction. Put mask on the face, keep for 10 minutes and take away with a wad of cotton wool wetted in the warm water. This effective mask enriches dry skin very well.

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Pay attention to your eyes

All we know that eyes and skin about them need more close care, because there are not hypodermic fatty tissue, elastin and not collagen around eyes. Most of all eyes like combined care: herbal washes, irrigation of skin, eyewash and special exercises.

What infusions can we use for eyes? During the day you’d better to use infusions from different herbs:
- equal parts of hop cones and leaves of sage;
- equal parts of milfoil, buckthorn bark and leaves of plantain;
- equal parts of lime-blossom, camomile, sage and horse-tail.

Pour 1 glass of boiling water over 2 table-spoons of any herbal mixture above. Keep for 30 minutes and then filter. In the morning and evening wash the face with herbal infusion and sprinkle skin around eyes from sprayer regularly during a day, especially in dry weather.

Monday, March 5, 2007

Take a half an hour to care about your hands

You are going to the party. Look at yourself – the dress is nice, beautiful coiffure, refined make-up and your hands… Oh, they are horny, stiff, tired. And you have too little time to put them to rights. Don’t worry, if you have at least spare half hour, use my recipe and your hands will be perfect.

Dissolve 1 table-spoon of starch in ½ liter of warm water. Add 1 table-spoon of kefir and mix. Put your hands into the mixture and keep for 15 minutes. Then dry them out with a napkin and put nourishing cream. In 5 minutes you can put nail polish.

By the way, here are some advices about nail polish. Dark dull polishes dry longer than light limpid ones. Remember about it, estimating necessary time. Also if you use pastes in the manicure, don’t forget to cover them above by clear lacquer. Pastes last longer and sparkle brighter from it. Have a good time.

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Fruit masque for normal skin

Today I’d like to give the recipe of tasty fruit masque for the face normal skin. It is a nice moisturizing masque, which will give you the feeling of freshness and softness of your face skin. You will be surprised how it is easy to make.

Grate a ripe apple or pear. Add 1 table-spoon of grape juice and ½ tea-spoon of vegetable-oil. Put the mixture on the face and keep for 20-25 minutes. Clean the face by soft napkin but not water.

Saturday, March 3, 2007

Make your nails hard

Sometimes fragile nails need more drastic treatment than saline baths. In this case you should use the salutary qualities of herbs. Let’s make vitamin addition for your nails.

Mix the equal amount of grinded herb: Hypericum perforatum L., thyme, camomile and burdock-root. Spill 1 glass of boiling water 2 table-spoons of herbal mixture and stay closed. Put your fingers into warm infusion for some minutes.

After herbal bath rub the mixture of vitamins A and E into nails. To make this mixture you should crush some capsules of these vitamins in the small bowl and mix. Try to rub the vitamins in every nail at least for 30 seconds.

Don’t remember to take calcium every morning and in combination with vitamin procedure, described above, your nails will become hard and beautiful.

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Take a minute for your health and make an apple compress

Look at your heels and see if it is ok with them. Aren’t they soft and smooth? In any way you will be pleasant to make the course of apple procedures for your heels. Before bedtime wash your legs as usual or you’d better to make a bath for them. And then use my recipe and make an apple compress.

Cut the apple into pieces and boil it in the milk until formation of gruel. Put thick layer of warm gruel on the heels, cover with napkin or lock in gauze bandage. Keep the apple compress for 30 minutes.

You should repeat this procedure every evening until you see the brilliant result. Then put on the sandals and enjoy coolness!