Touch of Nature

Natural Products and their usefulness in our daily life to achieve a healthy mind and body.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Give Your Nail Perfect Care

Now-a-days Nails take an important role in looking your hands more beautiful, but taking care of the nails is not an easy job always. It’s also a part of fashion. Leading a healthy lifestyle today requires perfect care from head to toe. It is also creating your personality. Nail care plays an essential role in not only maintaining healthy nails but also in adding a touch of cosmetic beauty that can attract the attention of others. Now fashion statement are changing and women taking on a extra stylish role, its time to look at nail care alternatives that are fast and simple and at the same time give your nails a natural healthy look and feel.

Here we have follow some easy tips to keep your nails healthy and looking good.

• Firstly, stop biting the nails.

• Vitamin E helps to growing long and strong nails.

• Always try to use non-acetone nail polish remover, because Acetone nail polish remover will eat your nails.

• If your nails start on to raise, have them set immediately. Raised nails are highly susceptible to fungus growth if not taken care right away.

• Soap makes the nails dry and brittle. So, every time after wash your hands, while bathing as well as otherwise, make sure to dry the nails properly and apply a hand cream or lotion, also apply it on the nails.

• To harden soft nails, soak them in lukewarm olive oil for about 20 minutes, on alternate days.

• To get rid of stains from your nails, mix up one tablespoon of lemon juice in a cup of water and soak your nails in this liquid for a few minutes. After it, wash off with tepid water and apply a hand moisturizer.

• The best time to file your nails is when you are already wearing a polish. It will stop splitting of nails.

• To reduce evaporation of water you should apply a moisturizer to your nails before going to bed.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Natural Lip Care Tips

Lips are the major part of our face. Lips color depends on our complexion and the way your body functions. There is no woman or man on this planet who does not want attractive lips, but it needs some proper care. There are some homemade tips to get beautiful and smooth lips.

Cures For Dry & Chapped Lips
1. Cucumber is an excellent choice for curing dry and chapped lips. It is very helpful in keeping dried lips moisturized for a long time. Cut a slice of cucumber and massage on your lips and leave it for half an hour, and then wash off with fresh water.

2. Aloe Vera is a natural cure for dry and chapped lips. Extract the gel from one or two aloe vera leaves and rub it on your lips. Apply the gel whenever your lips become dry. To treat extremely cracked lips, you may apply the gel on the lips at night and leave it overnight.

3. Milk cream has proved to be valuable in treating dry chapped lips. It would remove the dry skin and make your lips smooth.

4. Mix a few drops of honey with a table spoon of glycerin. Apply this paste before going to bed. It is an effective home remedy help to get rid of chapped lips.

Cures For Dark Lips
1. Make a mixture of lemon juice, milk, almond oil and sugar. Scrub this mixture gently on your lips. It will definitely help to get rid of dark lips.

2. During daytime, use lip balm with at SPF 15 or higher to protect your lips against sun UV rays. Massage your lips gently with a good lip balm every night before going to bed.

Get Smooth and Pink Lips
1. To get natural pink lips apply beetroot juice in every night before bed.

2. Crush rose petals and apply it on your lips to get smooth pink lips.

3. Rub a little warm ghee on your lips leaving a thin layer of it on lips overnight acts as a natural protection for lips.

Last of all drink plenty of water and eat sufficient amount of fresh and seasonal fruits, vegetables, seeds etc.