Posts Tagged ‘eye lashes’

How To Remove Stretch Marks Naturally

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Stretch Marks, how to remove stretch marksStretch marks can occur due to two main reasons- loss or gain of weight. Stretch marks can appear around the chest, shoulders, or thighs, hips and even upper arms. After pregnancy, one might notice stretch marks around the mammary glands and the abdomen too. These stretch marks are bound to happen whenever weight is gained or lost so there is nothing to worry about. The appearance of stretch marks could range from light pink, to white to even red or deep purple. What you could do is get rid of the stretch marks naturally.

Homemade Remedies For Stretch Marks

You must start using these remedies as soon as you start gaining or losing weight. If you’re pregnant, start around the 5th or 6th month of pregnancy. If the stretch marks become more prominent, getting rid of them would be tougher.

  • Cocoa Butter

Using cocoa butter or cocoa butter based creams on the affected area can be helpful. Mix a few drops of glycerin in this for faster results.

  • Olive Oil

Rubbing olive oil on the area twice a day can help one get rid of stretch marks over time.

  • Coconut Oil

Use pure coconut oil on the affected area an hour before bath every day. The results can be seen in 4 to 5 weeks.

  • Grape Seed Oil

Grape seed oil and coconut oil have the same effect on stretch marks so it should be applied in the same manner.

  • Through Diet

Proteins will help the body get back the nutrients which it needs to repair the skin so make sure you take a lot of proteins in your diet. Dairy products and pulses contain high amounts of protein. You could also try medicated creams and protein supplements.

How To Grow Thick Eye Lashes

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Eye Lashes,  Eye Lashes careThere is something very appealing about thick long eyelashes. They can really change the look of a face and give the eyes a more defined look. There are many cosmetics in the market like eyelash curlers and lash mascaras which promise to make your eyelashes look longer and thicker. But using too much cosmetics isn’t good especially when you use eye makeup. It is always advised that if you do use makeup, you should always take it off before you sleep. That’s why you should rely on natural ingredients for better skin, hair and overall beauty.

Tips for getting thick eyelashes

What do you need?

  • Pure olive oil
  • 100% EV castor oil
  • Vaseline
  • Paintbrush
  • Cotton balls
  • Water

Method of application

Take a few drops of castor oil and olive oil and mix them in a bowl. Take the paint brush and dip it in the oil. Evenly spread it over your eyelid on the lash line with the paintbrush. The paintbrush should be clean and free of any other substance like water or paint. Keep it on for half an hour, more if possible. Just make sure that it doesn’t go into your eyes. If it does, wash it off with tap water carefully. After keeping it on the eyes for the given time period, wipe it off with a cotton ball dipped in water. Apply Vaseline carefully and leave it like that. You should do this daily before going to bed and you will see good results within 2 weeks time.