Give your hair a break from all the harshness and give it some love for a change. Here’s a DIY hair mask that will make your hair go bananas – in a good way! The best part of this hair mask is that all of the ingredients can be found in your kitchen and all of them are chemical-free.
Here’s what you need:
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • Blender or food processor
How to make:
1.  Peel the banana and puree it in the blender or food processor and make sure there are no lumps. If your banana isn’t ripe, stick it in the microwave for about 30 seconds.
2.  Add the lemon juice, honey and olive oil. You should notice it becoming smooth and creamy.
3. Apply it to the scalp and let it set for 1 hour. Rinse it and clean the hair.
Source: prissajean.com


 

Homemade-Beauty-Scrubs-Conditioners

 

Homemade Beauty Scrubs and Conditioners Recipes: 

1. Brown Sugar and Honey Facial Scrub

Brown sugar exfoliates the skin removing the pores of all dirt, oil and dead skin cells which cause blemishes. Honey is naturally antibacterial, so as the brown sugar scrubs away the clogging pores, the honey cleans out the sources for this buildup to prevent future breakouts.

2.  Coffee Grounds in Conditioner

This is a really simple recipe.We usually throw coffee grounds after using them. But insteads of throwing old coffee grounds away, mix them into your conditioner to make your hair extra shiny. It works as miracle!

3.  Replace Conditioner with Vinegar

To get rid of the problems with hair: build up, dullness and just lackluster, replace conditioner with vinegar 1-4 times a month, depending on your type of hair. Just use it as you need it. And don’t worry about buying the best stuff for the best results, common white vinegar will do the trick as well as any other vinegar.

4.  Olive Oil as Hair Moisturizer

It’s easy to see how oil can moisturize your hair. It’s simple to use it as well. Simply cover your hair in olive oil and leave it in for 30-45 minutes. You can also wrap it in plastic wrap to keep it from dripping and some believe it enhances the effect.

5.  Lemon and Egg Facial

Have red splotchiness on your face? Soothe both symptoms away easily by mixing together one egg yolk and the juice of one lemon into a paste. Cover your face with it and leave it on overnight. If this seems like too much work, leave it on your face for an hour. You might not get the optimal results with this time, but you will see a difference.

6.  Replace Conditioner with Baking Soda

Want to be more like a guy and only use one thing to clean your hair? Then just add baking soda to your shampoo. It will remove build up and make hair shinier, and you can use it everyday.

7.  Degrease Oily Hair With Lemons and Aloe

Mix together 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon aloe vera. Mix it together with a normal serving of shampoo. It will get rid of your oiliness in one shower.

8.  Smooth Fizzy Hair With Honey

Add a tablespoon of honey to a litre of water. After shampooing, rinse your hair with this concoction to tame your frizz.

9.  Replace Face Wash With Skim Milk Powder

Switching face wash out with skim milk powder can make your face much softer and give you a smoother complexion. It’s also very gentle, so even the most sensitive can use it.

10.  Moisturize Skin With Honey and Olive Oil

Honey holds moisture extremely well and olive oil hydrates well, too. Mix equal parts of olive oil and honey and add a dash of lemon juice if you’d like to create a pasty lotion. Rub it onto the dry skin and let it sit for 10-20 minutes. Your skin will be hydrated for plenty of time to come afterwards.

11.  Soften Skin With Oatmeal

There are many concoctions and mask recipes that involve oatmeal, but you can use oatmeal by itself to help your skin. Ground up about 1 cup of oatmeal using a blender or coffee grinder, and add it to bath water to soften skin to baby-like quality.

12.  Treat Choline-Damaged Hair

Mix together 1 egg, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1/4 cup of a peeled cucumber. Cover you hair with the mixture and leave on for 10-20 minutes. You’ll see your hair return to normal almost immediately.

13.  Tone and Rebuild Skin With Avocados and Carrots

This recipe can work wonders. Combine 1 avocado, 1 cooked carrot, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1 egg and 3 tablespoons of honey. Leave on for 10-20 minutes and then rinse. These ingredients add a multitude of vitamins, antioxidants and calcium to rebuild natural collagen, tone skin and remove age spots. There is plenty to read about the benefits of each of these ingredients, but all you need to know is that each natural element does more than any store-bought item can.

14.  Lemons or Oranges for Fine Hair Hairspray

Use Lemons for dry hair and oranges for a stronger hold. Chop up the entire piece of fruit in a bowl as to not lose any juice. Boil the fruit with 2 cups of water until soupy or when the liquid has been significantly reduced. Strain through a cloth and put into a spray bottle. The citrus will hold the hair and not damage it due to the fact that there is no alcohol.

15.  Apple Cider Vinegar for Cleanser and Toner

This eliminates dead skin cells easily, so you can use in lieu of expensive toner.

 

Source: prissajean.com


Face mapping, which is fast taking centre stage at most clinics nowadays, combines Ayurveda and ancient Chinese medicine with cutting edge dermatologists’ prescriptions to explain how certain parts of your face are connected to other areas of your body. Put simply, think of your face as a map and blemishes as X’s on that landscape. Spots in different zones correspond to different problems. So, with this “map” as your guide, you can address the underlying causes of blemishes and not only make the unsightly zits vanish but also treat the underlying health problem in time.

Zone 1 & 2- Forehead
This zone is related to the bladder and digestive system. If you have deep lines this could indicate a blocked colon and or gallbladder. If you are experiencing breakouts here it could indicate that you are having a few too many cocktails and your diet may be a little too rich in dairy or processed foods. You should try drinking more water and eating more natural foods

Zone 3 – Between eyes
This zone is related to the liver. Breaking our here may indicate you have a food allergy and are consuming too many rich or fried foods

Zone 4 & 5 – Around your eyes
This zone is also related to your kidneys. If you are experiencing dark under eye circles or puffiness this can indicate you are stressed, drinking too much caffeine and you not getting enough sleep.

Zone 6 – Nose and upper lip
This zone is related to the stomach and intestines. Deep lip lines may indicate that you are not properly digesting your food. If you are experiencing breakouts here you may have a food allergy.

Zone 7 & 8 – Ears
This zone is related to the kidneys. It is pretty rare to breakout on your ears but if you do you need to give your kidneys a little more TLC. You should drink more water and cut back on alcohol.

Zones 9 & 10 – Cheeks
This zone is related to your heart and respiratory system. I can usually tell if a client is a smoker or used to be a smoker by the little broken capillaries that show up along the cheeks. Also if you are eating too much protein or fatty foods you may experience breakouts here.

Zone 11 & 12  –  Jaws
If you are experiencing breakouts or pigmentation problems here is it most likely due to a hormonal imbalance.

Zone 13  –  Chin

This zone is related to your Stomach. Step up the fibre intake, reduce the toxin overload and drink herbal teas to help with digestion.

Zone 14  –  Neck

Zits here can be a sign that your body is fighting bacteria to avoid illness. Give it a break, take a yoga class, take a nap, take time to breathe deeply, drink plenty of water and know that everything always works out!

So the next time you break out or notice dark under-eye circles, look to your face map: your skin is probably trying to communicate on behalf of the internal organs. However, do remember that, as with all medical issues, it is always best to see your doctor or dermotologist for a proper prognosis. This is just a general guide to head you off in the right investigative direction – just becuase you break out between the brows doesn’t always mean you have a bad liver!

Source: thebeautygypsy.com    prissajean.com


Bangles very beautifully adorn the wrists of a lady, simply adding elegance and grace. These gold plated bangles from Tanishq, Glam Gold with floral minakari designs grace any occasion.

 


One of the most beautiful times in the world was also one of the best in art. The Taj Collection from Tanishq takes you back in time. One feels like a Princess with this beautiful and exquisite range of Jewellery. Nothing looks better with your favourite ethnic attire. Visit website for more details.

 

 


CoProdotto is an initiative whereby partners come together to design and manufacture products through a process of self-production. One partner designs the product whilst the other produces it. This particular collection, entitled Keramos, results from a cooperation between Adriano Design and La Castellamonte.  Adriano Design was founded by brothers Davide and Gabriele Adriano, who have worked with numerous high profile companies and won various design awards throughout their careers.