Showing posts from January 25, 2009

Applying Foundation

Choosing the right foundation is the first step to a successful makeup result. Perfect matching foundation can only be assessed by correct estimation of skin type, natural color and skin tone. Since most Caucasian, Latin, African and Asian women have yellow-based skin, they must buy foundation with a yellow base too so that it doesn't look like a mask. To master those skills, need a lot of practice and study. Yet, there are a few points that we can keep in mind while using the foundation at home to give the best possible results, for daily purposes :

1. Blend the cream foundation smoothly using a cosmetic sponge in long sweeping motions.

2. Cosmetic sponge helps you to manage and apply foundation more easily and gives a better and smoother result.

3. For perfect matching, foundations should not be tested on hands or insides of your wrist as the color of your face definitely differs from the color of these areas of your body. The best way is to test the foundation on your jaw line and…

Home Remedies For Hair Loss

Yemeni natural remedy : Soak fenugreek (Hilba) in deep pot of water throughout the night. Massage the liquid into the scalp and wrap with a cloth for 3 hours. Repeat everyday for 1 month.

Massage the scalp with uncooked egg yolk, leave for 1 hour and wash.

Smear Red Henna on the scalp and wait for 1 hour, then wash, Repeat for 10-14 days. Beware- your hair will turn red from the henna!

Smear castor oil on the scalp and the hair roots but not on the hair, wrap the hair with a newspaper, tie with a cloth and leave overnight, wash in the morning. Repeat every 7-10 days (results will come after 6-7 treatments).

Home remedy for hair loss: boil 1 cup of water, add 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds, cook for 5 minutes, cool and drink.

Herbal cure for hair loss: blanch scented geranium leaves in boiling water, strain, cool and use to wash the hair.

Rub olive oil into the scalp to reduce hair loss.

Boil rosemary leaves in water, strain and save the liquid in a glass bottle. Use to wash the hair every day. …

Graduation Dress

For many, choosing a graduation dress or suit is as simple as looking in one's own closet. For others, however, the search takes several months to find the perfect outfit. Before you choose what to wear to your graduation, read the following tips to help you select the best outfit.

Dress Codes
Many schools require students to follow certain dress codes for graduation ceremonies. Shopping for teen clothing, particularly graduation dress clothes, can be tricky. Teens often feel peer pressure to follow what is considered the norm when it comes to apparel. Others, however, seek out a different path when it comes to dress and often favor hip hop, punk, or Gothic clothing instead. Schools with stricter dress codes typically won't allow students to follow their own preferences, and if this is the case at your school, you may be out of luck.

Consider this your graduation is only one night of your life, and even though you may feel that you are conforming to someone else's preferences…

Jewelry Engraving Tips

Engraving jewelry is the perfect way to make an already beautiful piece much more meaningful. Jewelry engraving first became popular during the Victorian era, a time defined by sweeping romantic gestures. Beautiful poems, quotes and meaningful dates were hand-engraved on the back of lockets and the inside of rings for a secret sentimental meaning that only the wearer knows. Engraving technology has come a long way, but the timelessness of engraved jewelry is still the same.

Picking The Perfect Engraving

Once you’ve decided to get a piece of jewelry engraved, the most important part of the process is choosing the perfect words. Engravings can be as simple as “I Love You,” but the most meaningful ones say something unique and personal about your relationship. This is especially true for wedding bands, which are one of the most popular items for engraving.

Here are our top ideas for finding the perfect words to engrave:

1. Wedding Vows, If you are engraving a wedding band, there is no better…

Natural homemade on oily skin

One tablespoon of cucumber juice.
One tablespoon of mint juice.
Half teaspoon of peppermint extract

Mix all the ingredients together and apply this on the face.
Leave it for drying. Then wash off with lukewarm water. This face pack is very effective for oily skin.

Egg white of one egg
Half tablespoon of water.
One teaspoon of multani mitti.
Half teaspoon of peppermint extract.

Soak multani mitti powder in water for half an hour. Beat the egg and blend all the ingredients together. Also mix the soaked multani mitti powder in the mixture. Apply this on the face for 15 minutes. Then wash off with lukewarm water.

One teaspoon of potato juice.
One teaspoon of multani mitti.

Blend both the ingredients together and apply on the face. Leave it until it dries. Then wash with lukewarm water. Finally, rinse with cold water

Apply 2 tablespoons of papaya pulp on your face and let it dry. Then wash off with lukewarm water. One can also mix lemon juice in it.