Thursday, December 27, 2007

Feet skin care tips

Feet skin care tipsWithout doubt, your feet are the most active part of your body, even more than your hands. In fact, most of the time they are definitely overworked. Especially in today’s day and age, the big metros are so widespread that one has to cover long distances to get from one place to the next be it for job or other work. Therefore it is very much essential that one must take extra care of their feet in order to avoid having foot problems. Moreover you can try to make skin on the feet like babies have – soft and silk. Do you want to have such heels?

Then make a rule before going to bed daily pamper your feet with a rich moisturizing cream, vaseline or any child cream and wear cotton socks.

Use hot-cold water technique. Dip your feet in hot water and then after five minutes dip it in cold water. Do this for 20 minutes. This method improves the blood circulation.

Choose your shoes carefully and pick only the best quality.

Do not expose your feet to extreme climate i.e., extreme cold or extreme heat.

Use the special scrub for feet. To do it, mix sugar with olive oil.

If you suffer from excessive sweating of feet, make the fine remedy by yourself. Grind apricot kernels and mix them with water. Put the mixture on the feet for 15-20 minutes before sleep.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Make your nails white and strong

Make your nails whiteMostly smokers have yellow nails. But also the reason of this unpleasant effect can be the bright pigments, containing in the nails varnish. If you want to keep your nails clean and white, just soak them in warm water for three minutes. Then put two Alka-Seltzers in the mix and soak until it stops fizzing!

Also you can clean yellow nails with 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide. Another variant is to use the mixture of glycerin with hydrogen peroxide (proportion 1:5). To get the better effect try to make the mixture of glycerin, perhydrol and distilled water (proportion 1:1,5:4).

If you are not satisfied with result, try mechanic way of whitening. Soak the nails to help them soften in the warm bath with soap and salt water for 10 minutes. And then pumice upper yellow layer of nails.

Keep a little dish of oil (sweet almond is best but any oil will do) next to your bed and before going to bed, gently rub a little of the oil into your fingernails every night and see how strong and shiny they get.

3 times a week soak nails in a cup of milk for 10 minutes. 5 minutes on each hand and watch nails grow fast and their strong as ever!

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Have you seen the first wrinkles on the forehead?

Have you seen the first wrinkles on the forehead?Forehead wrinkles can develop with aging, but sometimes it happens in the young age too. As you age, you will lose elasticity in your skin. Besides your age, there are also environmental factors that can contribute to the creation of wrinkles, such as exposure to sunlight, your diet, and your lifestyle. Wrinkles on your forehead tend to be either vertical lines between your eyebrows, or a series of horizontal lines below the hairline and across the entire forehead. You must admit that it is not very beautiful.

When you see the first wrinkles, everyday massage with piece of fresh or salted cucumber will be very effective. Move the 'circlet' of cucumber from left to right by circular motions. Cucumber juice absorbing, wets the skin and after drying it makes the skin mask, which is recommended to keep for 30 minutes. Then rinse face with cool water.

Generally there are many preventative measures you can take to prevent or slow the process that creates the wrinkles, one of which is to use sunscreen when outdoors, as this will prevent sun damage to your skin.

Being aware of how your face moves is a very important step in the prevention of wrinkles. Facial movements during speaking, laughing, and frowning are great contributing factors to the creasing of the skin in the forehead area. Repetition of these movements in the face will lead to static wrinkles. Training your facial muscles to move differently will minimize the creasing of the area.

If wrinkles are very deep, use my recipe of… paper band. Take the band of smooth white paper (tracing paper or parchment) and wet it in the warm water. Put thin layer of nourishing cream on the surface. Smooth out wrinkles by hand and put prepared paper band on the forehead. Cover with elastic bandage above. At the first time keep the band on the forehead for 15-20 minutes. Then enlarge the time of procedure till 30-40 minutes. Do you want to increase the result? Make the procedure 1-2 times every day. You'll feel the efficiency of the procedure, when trying to knit your brow, and you can't do it. Feeling of the bandage on the forehead will prevent you.