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The regular consumption and the proper external application of soaked almonds can do wonders for your #skin. Given below are some of their great beauty benefits:
1. Soaked almonds can be mashed and applied to the skin as a natural moisturizer. If your skin is dry, you can mix some whipped cream with the almonds and use the mask every day. It would nourish your skin and hydrate it sufficiently. As a result, you will get a soft, supple and smooth skin.
2. If you want to improve your skin tone and regain your lost glow, soaked almonds can help you a lot. It repairs the damaged skin tissues internally and accelerates the formation of new cells. Hence, the tone and texture of your skin are enhanced considerably.
3. Aging can easily be prevented with soaked almonds. Vitamin E and other antioxidants present in these nuts can eliminate the harmful free radicals from your body. As a result, the aging process gets delayed and you remain younger-looking for a longer period.
4. The paste of soaked almonds can be used as a natural scrub for the face as well as rest of the body. You can add milk, lemon, or honey to it and prepare different packs. These are very effective in exfoliating your skin and giving you a fresh, new look.
5. Soaked almond paste can also be used to treat skin inflammation. Be it rashes or chapped skin, the soothing property of the seeds give you relief from itching and irritation quickly.

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The body normally creates melanin as a response to sun exposure in order to protect he inner layers of the #skin from damage. This is the reason why skin changes color after prolonged exposure to sunlight.
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We have all been eagerly waiting for the longer, warmer days of summer after fighting our way through the intolerable cold months of winter. The sunny summer is finally here, but caring your well maintained hair can be trouble some during this otherwise healthy season. Some of these tips may sound quite obvious but not all are aware of these basic precautions for sustaining the #health and beauty of their #hair in summer.

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 Discover the Magic of Sandalwood

Soft, fair and glowing skin is by far the biggest beauty concern of every woman. The over abundance of creams, lotions and other cosmetic products for skin confirms this. Though the claims are herculean, the results are often trivial. Still women splurgea great deal of money on such skin care products or skin enhancement treatments frombeauty salons, hoping to get that vibrant skin they are looking for.
Sandalwood, the magical aromatic wood from the genus Santalum, has lots of cosmetic and medicinal properties that are beneficial to the skin. Unlike other aromatic woods, sandalwood has the ability to retain its distinctive fragrance for decades. The main two varieties of sandalwood are Santalum spicatum and Santalum album. The latter is commonly known as Indian sandalwood which, as the name suggests, is of Indian origin. This is the type of sandalwood mainly used for making sandalwood powder and sandalwood essential oil, which are the basic ingredients of many herbal beauty products. Following are some cosmetic applications of sandalwood that you can try at home.

Apply sandalwood powder mixed with almond powder in 1:1 ratio and make a paste using milk and leave for not less than an hour. Regularly repeating this procedure will give you fairer skin, gradually. Red sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus), a rare variety seen in south India is more effective in improving skin complexion.

Soft Skin
Massaging with sandalwood oil is effective in softening skin. Alternatively, you can add sandalwood powder to your regular massage oil and let it stay on for a day, to get similar results. Mixture made from sandalwood powder and juices of cucumber, tomato and lemon, added with honey and curd may be used as a face pack that delivers similar results.

Prepare a face mask by beating an egg yolk with sandalwood powder, lavender oil and honey or curd. Use this mask daily to gradually eliminate wrinkles and a get a supple and youthful skin. This concoction is also good for tightening drooping skin.

Heat Rashes
Make a paste using sandalwood powder and rose water and pack your face with it for 10 minutes and rinse with cold water to get rid of heat rashes and skin blemishes. For dry skin, replace rose water with milk.

Sunburns and Suntans
To quickly fade sunburns or cure suntans, make a mixture of sandalwood powder, almond oil and coconut oil in 2:1:2ratio, apply on the face and leave for 15 minutes. Wash off in warm water.

Acne and Pimples
Mix sandalwood powder and turmeric powder in equal measure with a pinch of camphor, apply it on areas of acne, pimples and blackheads before going to bed and leave it till morning before washing off. This works wonders in curing acne and pimples.

You can prepare a homemade scrub with equal quantities of sandalwood powder and black chickpea powder mixed with rose water or milk. Apply on the face, massage gently for five minutes and leave it on for half an hour before washing off with plain water. This procedure effectively removes dead cells and other impurities from the skin, giving you glowing, spotless skin.

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Four Major #Herbs Used in #HairCare

Herbal products are becoming more popular in hair care. Having no known side effects, they are good for hair growth and strength and reduces greying and hair fall. Amla, Henna, Jatamansi and Bhringraj are some of the major herbs used for herbal hair care products. The fruits, flowers, seeds or roots of one or more of these exceptional herbs go in every herbal shampoo or conditioner.

The popularity of Ayurvedic herbal hair care products among women all over the world is growing day by day. The main reason for the popularity of herbal shampoos and conditioners is that they have no side effects or after effects on the hair or skin. The ingredients of these herbal hair care products are the seeds, roots, leaves and flowers of medicinal plants and they do not contain any synthetic chemicals.Some of the major herbs used for hair care products are;
·         Amla
·         Henna
·         Jatamansi
·         Bhringraj
Shampoos and conditioners made with these herbs protect hair from dandruff, hair fall, split ends etc. and boost hair growth. These herbal products are ideal for both oily hair and dry hair and they give a natural shine and fragrance to the hair. They strengthen the roots of the hairand even women who are sensitive to certain hair care products can also benefit from them as they basically have no side effects.
Let us now get to know the four major herbs mentioned earlier. Virtually every genuine hair care products contains one or more of these magical herbs.

Also known as wonder berry or Indian gooseberry, Amla gets its name from the Sanskrit word “Amlaki”, which means “fruit from heaven”. The biological name for Amla is Phyllanthus emblica.Amla is proved to be the most hair nourishing herb and it is also observed that drinking amla juice daily effectively reduces hair greying. Amla juice mixed with coconut oil is a good anti-dandruff concoction. One of the richest sources of Vitamin C, Amla contains trillions of nutrients, which is a rare occurrence in a single fruit or vegetable. Along with a high concentration of minerals and amino acids, Amla contains many antioxidants, such as phyllantidine, kaempferol, emblicanin, quercetin, phyllantine, ellagic acid and gallic acid.

The botanical name for Henna is Lawsonia inermis and is not merely a natural colouring agent as widely known. It has excellent properties to accelerate hair growth and prevent dandruff and it also acts as a natural conditioner. Colouring hair with henna is also a popular solution to grey hair. Henna effectively maintains the acid-alkaline balance of the hair and gives a cooling effect to the scalp. The juice of henna plant when applied on the scalp, even provides quick relief from headaches.

Known to botanists with the binomial name Nardostachys jatamansi, this endangered medical herb is a flowering plant belonging to the honeysuckle family. Jatamansi extract is highly beneficial for hair growth and imparts black colour to the hair and controls greying. It prevents hair loss and gives silky, smooth hair. Application of Jatamansi even gives good sleep and prevents many sleep disorders.

Also known as false daisy, Bhringraj belongs to the sunflower family and goes by the botanical name Eclipta prostrata. This wonder herb, when used in hair oils, stimulates hair growth and commendably prevents hair fall and split ends. Bhringraj is also effective in controlling premature greying, baldness and even alopecia. In short, it is a solution for all hair related issues.

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#Hair is definitely one of the main beauty concerns of women since time immemorial. Studies show that women spent an average of 40 minutes a day on maintaining #hair.

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Get relief from ‪hairloss‬ by Aloe Vera
‪Aloe‬ Vera is another of those natural remedies for hair loss which many users will swear by, but whose effectiveness isn't backed up by any scientific evidence.
It does seem that aloe vera can play a big part in promoting a healthy scalp, which in turn can help maintain healthy hair and prevent hair loss. It has an anti-inflammatory effect on the skin and helps balance PH levels, preventing an itchy scalp and dandruff. It can also prevent seborrheic dermatitis.
If you suffer from seborrheic dermatitis, then your scalp produces too much natural oil called sebum. This extra oil combines with dirt and patches of scaly build up begin to form, blocking hair follicles and causing them to swell. Subsequently, the scalp begins to itch and this irritation can inhibit hair growth or even cause hair loss.
Aloe vera, then, with its ability to prevent both dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis, may be an effective hair loss remedy where those conditions are present.
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