Beauty Recipes From The Kitchen

1: ALMONDS:

Almond scrub:
Almonds are rich source of vitamin E.

Almond powder mixed with oatmeal and milk can be used to exfoliate dry dull skin.

For dark hands, mix almond powder, sugar, milk cream and lemon juice together and use as a scrub.

Soak 4 - 5 almonds overnight, in the morning peel the skin, and eat it for a glowing skin. You can have 5-6 almonds everyday.


2: POTATO

1: Potato for dark circles:
Dark circles around the eyes can be reduced by applying raw potato juice.

2: Potato as skin toner:
Apply potato juice on the skin, leave it and wash it off after it dries.

3: Potato cleansing mask:
Mix potato juice, lemon juice, oatmeal and fuller's earth (multani matti) and apply it on the face. It is an excellent cleansing mask. It also tightens the skin and reduces pores.

 


3: CURD


1: Curd Hair Conditioning Mask:
Apply curd to your scalp and wash it after 20 minutes with besan or green gram flour or use herbal shampoo.

2: Curd Anti Dandruff Mask:
Mix sour curd with juice of half a lemon and apply on the scalp. Wash it off with green gram flour or a herbal shampoo to get rid of dandruff.

3: Curd Face Mask:
Apply curd on the face and massage in upward direction. Dip a towel in hot water, squeeze it and wipe your face. Then clean your face with cotton soaked in chilled rose water.



4: FENUGREEK / METHI SEEDS



Soak 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds in water overnight and grind it in the morning and apply to the scalp .Wash after half an hour. This hair pack prevents dandruff and stops hair fall. It also makes the hair soft and silky.

Soak half a tsp of fenugreek seeds overnight in a glass of water and drink that water and chew the seeds in the morning on an empty stomach. It promotes hair growth. It has cooling properties. However people with sinus problems should avoid this.



5: SALT



Wash your face in warm water to which a little salt is added. It makes you feel fresh.

Add 2 tbsp of salt to a tub of water and bathe in that water to remain fresh. It soothes tired muscles.

Salt is also used as a scrub. Massage with a handful of salt on to wet skin after a shower. It will make the skin smooth.

Soak feet in warm water to which a little rock salt is added. It removes dead cells.
 

6: PAPAYA



1: Mash papaya and apply it to the skin regularly. It clears blemishes, scars, freckles and wrinkles.

2: For oily skin, mix few drops of lemon juice to papaya pulp and apply it. Rinse it off after 20 minutes.
 

7: CUCUMBER
 



Mix cucumber paste with fuller's earth (multani matti) and lemon juice and apply to the skin. It is a wonderful soother, lightens freckles and an excellent anti-tan pack.
 

8: LEMON

1: Lemon anti-tan pack:

Lemon is a natural bleach. Mix 1 tsp of curd with a few drops of lemon juice and apply it to the face to lighten and bleach skin.
 

9: CURRY LEAVES
 
Curry leaves hair oil:
Boil coconut oil and add a handful of curry leaves to it. Then switch off the gas. After it cools, filter it and use that oil to massage your hair. This prevents hair fall and also delays graying.
 
10: AMLA

Amla oil:

Mix 50 grams of dried amla in 500 ml coconut oil. Keep it in a glass bottle or jar with a tight lid. Keep the glass jar containing the mixture in the sun for 15 days.The oil turns black in colour. Strain the oil and use it .This oil not only gives a black colour to your hair, but also stops hair fall.
 


11: HIBISCUS OIL


Mix equal quantities of hibiscus flower juice and coconut oil, heat it in low flame and switch it off before it boils. Cool it and bottle it. Apply this oil daily for good hair growth. It also prevents hair fall.
 

12: HONEY



Mix honey with raw milk and apply it to the face and wash it off after it dries.

Mix honey with lemon juice and apply it to the face to lighten the skin color.
 

1 comment:

Murali Krishna said...

i heard hibiscus oil is good for hair growth