Showing posts from February 22, 2009

Aloe Vera For Hair

Aloe Vera is a good way to treat hair loss. Many people use various products that contain aloe Vera for maintaining thick and healthy hair.

One can apply aloe Vera gel on the whole scalp and hair so as to treat hair loss.

Actually, aloe Vera includes the enzyme which is beneficial in stimulating the new hair production.

It has properties of anti inflammatory which are helpful in fighting against Androgenetic Alopecia.

Aloe Vera protects the hair and scalp from any type of hair problems. A number of people consider that there is no such type of item that can be very useful to prevent hair.

People pay a large amount of money on many hair items and all the items offer no amazing results and have some side effects. Therefore, aloe Vera is used like the magic material for the production of hairs.

This herb is contained in many hair products such as conditions, hair shampoos and hair oils. An individual can use hair conditioner and shampoo on the whole scalp and then massage it gently and leave i…

Astrology & Sex

Aries (March 21 - April 19)
This one's easy. As long as you can catch up to this hyperactive, physically strong and straightforward type, you can get what you want without too much fanfare. Just ask, "Hey, wanna have sex ?" and that will probably do the trick. Don't count on a lot of romancing or foreplay. The hot, Mars-fueled desire that sexually motivates Aries will push your spring-born love to cut to the chase much more quickly than you might be used to. This strong, powerful lovin' could be the kind of thing you fantasize about, so don't complain if it doesn't come packaged in a formalized, perfectly planned, start-to-finish package.

Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Taurus walks the earth in a state of semi seduction, so it isn't too hard to get this creature comfort oriented individual to succumb to the siren call of sexual gratification. You can communicate with a lascivious glance, a love poem or even some flowers, but that probably won't do the tr…

Fitness program

Embarking on a physical training program brings rewards that can be achieved by little else. Whether exercising to stay fit, feel good, or just to look terrific, you can add power to your efforts by employing the insights and techniques used by high-achievers to obtain that 'look' you've always dreamed of!

Before beginning your journey on the road to fitness you must realise that you are in total control and therefore should have a real desire to be fit. A wishy-washy approach to fitness, or anything else for that matter, usually ends in failure. It is therefore wise to keep yourself motivated.

By realising that the power of your decision adds much weight to the acquirement of any objective, you should fire yourself with enthusiasm for the task ahead.

The first and most important factor to employ is to release any past failures from your mind. Dwelling on past failures will only have an adverse affect on your current training.

If such thoughts occur ask yourself the question &…

Home Remedies For Lightening Dark Underarms

There are many reasons for dark underarms, such as, friction due to tight blouses and tops brushing against the skin, Excessive sweating, infections due to improper washing of underarms, shaving, dead skin build-up, chemicals, alcohol and strong fragrance in deodorants. There are several natural home remedies that are quite effective in getting rid of dark underarms, as also wearing sleeveless outwear !

Rubbing lemon slices will lighten the dark skin tone. It is also better to use alum powder instead of deodorants to prevent the skin from darkening. Apply baking soda or Vitamin E to the armpits after taking a shower. Washing armpits with coconut oil made into a paste with one teaspoon each of lime juice, cucumber juice and a pinch of turmeric powder applied and rinsed after 20 minutes works well.

Another natural home remedy that has proven effective is applying a paste of 1 tbsp. curd, 1 tsp. gram flour, pinch of turmeric and 1 tsp. milk on the underarms. Rinse with cold water when dry.…

Reasons of Falling Hair

Reasons for hair loss vary from person to person but some of the most common and simple reasons for hair loss include deficiency or overdose of certain vitamins, deficiency of protein and iron, some diseases, certain medications or infections and improper hair care.

Vitamin B complex, vitamin B12, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, and vitamin E and Vitamin C are some of the vitamins that are very essential for healthy hair. Thus the deficiency of these vitamins can lead to loss of hair. However it is also important to note that these vitamins need to be taken in right quantities else they can have adverse effect on your hair as well. For instance, intake of excess of Vitamin A has been noticed as one of the common reasons for hair loss. Apart from vitamins, proteins and iron are two nutrients that are considered extremely important for your hair. However, it is again stressed that these nutrients should be taken in right quantities as deficiency as well as overdose can lead to many health proble…

Almond Oil

Almond oil is extracted from Almond seeds. This colorless as well as odorless oil imparts a glow to the skin and it also restores the moisture balance of the body. Thus this oil is also used to make creams, moisturizers and soaps, which are easily available in the markets as well as in the shops. At times almond oil is also used as base oil and blended with Wheatgerm oil, so that it has a long lasting effect, when applied.

This oil is rich in linoleic (polyunsaturated fatty acid) and oleic (monounsaturated fatty acid). It is also rich in fats, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D and Vitamin E.

Benefits of Almond Oil for Skin:
-It is suitable for all skin types.
-This oil can be used as carrier oil as far as massage therapy or aromatherapy is concerned.
-It nourishes as well as softens the skin and makes it smooth
-It also acts as a great moisturizing agent.
-Helps to get rid of dark circles
-Prevents itching, irritation and inflammation of skin

Use of Almond Oil for…

Tips for Wedding Shoes

Just like your wedding day, you'll want your wedding shoes to be absolutely perfect. Here are a few tips and things to consider when shopping for shoes for your wedding.

Comfortable Wedding Shoes
The perfect wedding shoes will need to be many things, but mostly, they must be comfortable. Just think, you'll be walking down the aisle, posing for photographs, greeting attendants, cutting the cake, and possibly dancing in your bridal shoes. This could add up to hours and hours on your feet, so be sure, above all else, that you choose shoes that are comfortable on your feet.

Heels of Wedding Shoes
The heel height of your wedding shoes is of utmost importance. Your dress will be fitted to accommodate the height of your bridal shoes, and if you're not comfortable in really high heels, your wedding may not be the best time to try them out.

If you want a bit of added height, but aren't used to stilettos, you can consider platform heels, or lower kitten heels. And, of course, if you…

Look older

1. Stop wearing your hair in a ponytail and invest in a trendy, yet sophisticated, hairstyle. Look for pictures in magazines and tell your stylist you want to look older. You might go for a shorter hairstyle, which tends to age people.

2. Wear makeup. Play up your eyes or your lips, but never both at the same time. Make sure you always wear mascara at the very least & a swipe of gloss. If you want to go dramatic, try a deep red lipstick, but don't make up your eyes too much. A swipe of mascara will do you. And try putting it on your top lashes only. Makeup will help "age" you.

3. Dress like a 22 year old college graduate. OK, you're a few years away from being 22, but still when you're not going to dance classes and you're going out with friends or shopping, dress like someone with a desk job would. Try heels, a sexy, but sophisticated skirt and a cool jacket.

4. Invest in Lucky Magazine. Lucky is a great magazine for stylish young people (and people in gene…

Get Static Free Hair

Apart from dryness, excessive use of hair products is the reason for your hair sticking straight up. If your hair is full of static electricity for either of the two reasons, then the following tips will come handy. Go through them and know how to get static free hair.

Tips For Getting Rid Of Static Electricity In Your Hair
1. One of the best and the easiest way of getting rid of static in your hair is by lightly running a dryer sheet over your head. Divide your hair into sections and taking one of the sections, run the sheet from the scalp to the bottom of the strand. After stroking a section this way several times, move on to another sections and like this, cover all the hair.

2. One of the basic reasons of static hair is dryness. In such a case, it is advisable for you to use a hydrating shampoo and conditioner, on a regular basis, at least in the winter months.
3. The dryness in hair can also be cured by giving it an intensive conditioner treatment once a week or at least once in two …

Applying Lipstick

A beauty tip I've always sworn by is to pick your best feature and play it up. If you are complimented often on your lips, consider yourself lucky, it's time to play them up. Here's 16 tips on how to apply lipstick.

Don't play up the eyes and the mouth Women who wear heavy eye makeup and dark lipstick can look clownish. If you want to wear red lipstick, keep the rest of your makeup light. If you are playing up the eyes, keep your mouth light with a gloss or light lip color that doesn't stand out.

For "plump" lips, apply liner just outside your natural lipline. Dab a bit of gloss in the middle of your bottom lip.

How to apply lipstick ? I don't believe in rules to applying lipstick. Some women use special lipstick brushes (pictured here). I own one and never, ever use it. Others use their middle finger (I once said this was a beauty faux pas and got reamed by a reader, I have since changed my mind). Most women apply right from the tube. Choose what's …

Apply Liquid Eyeliner

Applying eyeliner is one of the most preferred ways to emphasize a woman’s eyes. No matter whether you will use liquid eyeliner or pencil eyeliner you can easily define your eyes and create a classy look. Although most of the women prefer to use pencil eyeliner as it is much easier for them, the liquid eyeliner is also a great choice for the rest of the women. Before you decide you buy liquid eyeliner you should know that it can be very difficult to apply it flawlessly at first as it needs a lot of practice and patience.

the 8 benefits of applying liquid eyeliners ?

1. frame and defines the eyes
2. give a longer lasting line
3. accentuate the eyes
4. change the eyes’ shape
5. fill in sparse lashes
6. emphasize the lash line
7. deepen the look
8. highlight the shape of the eyes

Many of the cosmetic brands offer a wide variety of textures, hues and types which are appropriate for the different needs, weather conditions, shape and color of the eyes. As you know there are: liquid eyeliners that co…