Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Chocolate diet

Chocolate dietGenerally chocolate diet, offered today, like any other mono-diet, isn’t panacea in the permanent fight against overweight. But fasting “chocolate” days are able to achieve desired weight loss. You can lose about 6 kg for 5 days of keeping diet. And moreover such diet can become the real pleasure for sweet tooth:-)

Chocolate diet is timed for the course of 5-7 days, not more! After one course you should make the break for 4-6 days. Also don’t forget to ask advice from your doctor before beginning, if you have problems with liver.

Diet: during a day you can eat two bars of chocolate in 40 grams, drink sugar-free coffee with non-fat milk. You have to drink only in 3 hours after meal.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Original lotions against acne

Lotions against acneToday you are offered two original recipes of lotions, which help to fight with acne. Lotions from birch and oak barks are fine means for care of problem skin inclined to acne. Lotions have tonic, antibacterial and antiphlogistic effects.

Pour dried and milled birch bark with cold boiled water in proportion 1:5. Keep infusing for 8 hours and then filter. Use for cleaning of the face every day.

Pour 2 table-spoons of dried oak bark with ½ liter of water and boil for 5 minutes. Then filter the decoction and use for cleaning the facial skin.

Also you can add juice of small grapefruit and 1 table-spoon of spirit to oak decoction. This lotion is usually used 2-3 times a day for skin with acne and pustules. After procedure rinse the face with warm water.

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Are you saved from blue under-eye circles?

Blue under eyesSometimes in the morning we see blue under your eyes. The reason of blue under-eye circles can be hypodermic microextravasation. Vitamin K is responsible for blood coagulability and solidity of vessels walls in our organism. So, if you add foodstuffs rich in vitamin K, in the daily ration, you’ll be able to get rid of blue under-eye circles. Daily need in this vitamin is only 2 milligrammes. Try to eat more spinach, sorrel, cauliflower and white cabbage, tomatoes and pumpkin.

If you use any special cream for zone around eyes, pay attention to its composition. Such additions like cucumber, soy, seaweeds and vitamin C will help your vessels and consolidate eyes skin. If you prefer natural care, use my recipes of masks for skin around eyes.

Yolk mask – Beat one yolk with 1 tea-spoon of honey and 1 tea-spoon of sour cream or olive oil. Put the mixture on the skin around eyes. In 15-20 minutes wash the mask with warm water.
Banana mask - Knead one ripe banana; add 1 tea-spoon of milk.
Peach mask – Knead one ripe peach, add 1 tea-spoon of sour cream or vegetable oil.
Orange mask – Knead one yolk and add 1 table-spoon of olive oil by drops, then also by drops add juice of half an orange and 1 tea-spoon of honey.

Monday, October 8, 2007

It’s time to relax

It's time to relaxTime to time we feel ourselves very tired, irritable, drained and even aggressive. In this time some people want any splash of emotions or changes. Another people want something calm, soft and cozy. How can we get over the time, when vital energy comes to end? In this situation you should master some techniques, which help you to recreate yourself.

Draw attention to massage. There are many types of massage therapy, like as Swedish, shiatsu, deep tissue, but all of them have one of the main health benefits - reduction of stress, anxiety, depression and improvement of sleep. Visit the special salon and ask the procedure with oil of tree Shi. You’ll feel yourself born again then.

Care about your hair and make them shining. To do it, choose new shampoo and conditioner right. Pay attention to production with tasty aromas. It will give energy back to your hair and help you to relax at the most.

Keep the cleansing diet for 3 days a week. Let your organism to rest from meat, sugar and coffee. Eat only fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains. Your organism will repay you with excellent work. You will get high vitality and fine mood.

Look at your feet and try salon pedicure based on mineral springs. Some cosmetic centers offer massage of the feet with brown sugar and other regenerative means. You need only ask. Also you can make some procedures at home. For example, cosmetic envelopment with bee royal jelly or any other products with honey and its components. Fruit acids moisten and cleanse the feet skin very well. Sure you’ll be able to fly after such procedures.

Breathe in the aromatic smells. Place aromatized candles everywhere at home. In the evening, put out the candles and stay in the twilight for some time for relaxation. It recreates forces and cheers up very well. You can try different citrus and fruit smells. Liven up not only a room but also your body with aromas, using cosmetic with smells of flowers and grass.

Nourish the dry skin. During stress the skin usually becomes dry. So you should watch over the condition of the face and body. Use soft scrubs and nourishing lotions and creams.

And finally take a relaxing bath. It is the best way to finish your day and to get forces for the next one!

Saturday, October 6, 2007

Do you want to dance tirelessly?

Do you want to dance tirelessly?How often did you refuse from dance at the party? Though you adore dancing, your legs are so tired and you have to avoid so pleasant enjoyment like a dance with loved man. Remember, you don’t have to deprive yourself the main part of the holiday – dancing. That’s why care about your legs in advance. Make the bath for them. Let your feet to enjoy warm herbal infusion.

Take 1 table-spoon of every herb: lemon-balm, sage, nettle and origanum. Pour out 2 glasses of boiling water and stay before being warm. Keep feet in the warm herbal infusion for 20 minutes and you’ll feel pleasant lightness. Would you like to dance?

Friday, October 5, 2007

Cucumber diet

Cucumber dietThis useful diet is based on the physiological effect of fresh cucumbers. It stimulates digestion, cleans bowels, normalizes water-salt balance, activates metabolism. And as a result cucumber diet improves condition of the skin. Keep to this diet for one week and you won’t regret!

The main dish of the diet is a special salad from cucumbers. Cut 1 kg of fresh cucumbers (150 kcal) and add 30 g of mayonnaise or sour cream (90 kcal). You can add some salt but you’d better to avoid using of the salt. Flavor all with green by your taste (dill, parsley, coriander, basil, celery).

Such salad is divided for 3 food intakes: the first is at 12- 2 p.m., the second one is at 4-5 p.m. and the third is at 7-8 p.m. You can add 1 tea-spoon (not more!) last cucumber meal. Also you can eat about 50 g of black bread with each meal.

If you feel that you are hungry, you can take microcrystalline cellulose: 5 pills during a day 20-30 minutes before meal, drinking 1-2 glasses of boiled water. At 10-11 p.m. eat one big apple or 2 oranges, a pear or banana. Breakfast and coffee/tea with sugar are permitted as usual.

Well, let’s count calories:
240 kcal – cucumber + mayonnaise
300 kcal – 150 g of bread
100 kcal – fruits at night
200 kcal – breakfast
60 kcal – tea/coffee/sugar at work
Altogether – 900 kcal a day.