Thursday, March 27, 2008

Traveling to Citrus country. Part 1.

Traveling to Citrus countryCountry of oranges, mandarins, lemons and grapefruit can offer magical skin care. Masks, lotions, tonics and others are good for all types of skin. Masks with lemon are especially good for greasy skin. Masks with lemon juice refresh, whiten and nourish skin greatly. After orange masks skin becomes shining and velvety. For dry and normal skin you can use masks from mandarins. Grapefruit, like lemon, whitens skin, but more softly.

Masks for any type of skin. Clean an orange and slice to thin circles and put on the face and neck. In 20 minutes take mask away and rinse the face with cool water. It’s fine vitaminous mask.
Press a half a lemon and mix with 1 tablespoon honey. Put mask on the face with brush for 20 minutes. Then clean face with cold water. This mask isn’t recommended for sensitive skin.

Masks for greasy skin. Mix juice of half a lemon with 1 white-egg. Put on the face with brush. In 15-20 minutes clean with cool water. This mask draws pores well.
Mix 1 tablespoon wheat flour with grapefruit juice. Put on the face for 15-20 minutes, and then wash face with warm water. Mask nourishes skin well.

Mask for skin with acne. Mix beaten white-egg with juice of half a lemon and add 1 tablespoon ground oaten flakes. Put mask on the face for 20 minutes. Then wash the face with fresh tea added to water.

Mask for normal and dry skin. Reduce mandarin in mixer together with peel. Add 1 tablespoon sour cream. Put mask on the face with brush for 15-20 minutes. Wash face with cool water.

Anti-aging masks. Orange mask is fine biostimulants. Take juice of half an orange and mix it with 1 tablespoon oaten flakes and 1 tablespoon milk. Put mixture on the face for 20 minutes, and then wash face with warm water.
Mix 1 yolk with ½ teaspoon vegetable oil and juice of half a lemon. Put the mixture on the face and neck. In 15-20 minutes wash face with warm water and then rinse with cold one.

And finally the famous recipe from Madame de Pompadour. Mix one lemon grated with peel and 100 ml of spirit. Filter mixture through gauze. Then add a glass of sour cream or cream, 1 beaten white-egg and 1 teaspoon glycerin. Put mask on the face for 15-20 minutes and then take it away with piece of cotton wool.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Tea for beautiful hair

Tea for beautiful hairOrdinary tea can be considered universal mean for hair too. It treats, strengthens, refreshes and so on. Try and probably you’ll like today’s recipes.

If you see that hair has stopped to grow, but become to fall out actively, try to make a 10-days course of tea procedures. You should rub into head skin warm strong tea infusion every day. You can do it separately from washing your head and don’t wash infusion.

If you have dandruff, prepare tea decoction. Pour 1 teaspoon of dry black tea with ¼ glass of boiling water and boil 2-3 minutes. Then add 1 tablespoon castor oil and 1 tablespoon vodka to 1 tablespoon decoction. Put this mixture on the head skin and hair and tie a towel above. Keep it for 2-3 hours. Then wash head with warm water. Make this procedure 2-3 times a week and dandruff will disappear.

Refreshing hair rinse not only refreshes hair but also save them from extra greasiness and makes hair light, silky and docile. Pour 1 tablespoon green tea with ½ liter of boiling water, shut with cover and keep to brew. Rinse hair every time after washing.

Use black tea as a hair rinse to darken hair and add shine. Take 2-3 tablespoons dry black tea for 2 glasses of water and boil 15-20 minutes. Keep brewing before it becomes pleasantly warm. Put infusion on the hair evenly, comb your hair and let to dry. It is the simplest way to give dark hair reddish tint, which lasts till the next head washing.