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    Skin Care

    How to lighten marks
    Place a lemon directly on spot for ten minutes. Rinse with warm water. The mark will fade away in a few days time.

    How to remove blackheads
    To erase blackheads, mix two tablespoon of oatmeal, four tablespoon of plain curd, one tablespoon lemon juice and one tablespoon of olive oil into a paste and gently apply to skin. Leave it on for five minutes and rinse with cold water. Let your face air-dry.

    How to get rid of pimples
    # Dab with lemon juice a few times a day. Or dab some toothpaste on it. It works wonders. You can also saturate a tea bag in warm water and press on affected area for 5 minutes then rinse.

    # Apply black pepper powder on pimples to get rid of them.

    # Rub ice on an emerging pimple for 30 to 40 seconds. Apply clove oil and leave it on till it dries completely. Your pimple will soon vanish.

    To remove burnmarks:
    # Heeng (asafoetida) mixed in coconut water can remove burn marks in 15 days time.

    To have wrinkle free skin:
    # Soak gram in water and apply on your face. This will improve the texture of your skin and make it wrinkle free.

    Eye Care

    How to get rid of puffy eyes
    Put cool slices of cucumbers on your eyes. Or soak two tea bags & place in freezer for a few minutes, place on eyes & lay back & relax!

    Eye Cream
    Before bed apply castor oil around your eyes. Plastic surgeons use this on their patients after surgery!

    To get rid of under-eye circles
    Here are some easy steps you can take for both prevention and camouflage:* Avoid salty foods and alcohol in the evening. Both cause water retention which aggravates puffiness. * Drink at least eight glasses of water daily. * Upon awakening, place chilled tea bags (caffeinated) on eye lids. Rest for 10 minutes and rinse face with cold water. * Apply a firming eye gel that contains anti-inflammatory ingredients like cucumber, aloe and white willow.(available at drug stores)

    For thick and healthy lashes
    Rub a drop of olive oil at the base of lashes every night. You'll notice the difference within days. Olive oil is a healthier way to define your lashes in the day than mascara.


    How to make a round face thinner
    Sweep bronzer over temples, cheekbones and under the chin using a fluffy brush. Highlight forehead, bridge of nose, cheekbones and tip of chin with light powder.

    How to keep your make-up fresh
    Keep your makeup fresher by applying makeup, spray mineral water on your face and let dry. Do not wipe.

    How to remove make-up
    Almond or sesame oil on a cotton ball will do a great job of taking off makeup, including water-proof mascara!

    How to get smudge-proof eyes
    To seal eyeliner in place, trace over the line with a powder shadow in a matching shade. Another good tip is to use a fine brush, dip it in water then your powdered shadow and then trace over your liner.

    Hair Care

    To give body to soft downy hair, after shampooing give a final rinse in beer. Then let the hair dry naturally. Lower the head and brush the hair starting from back of the neck. After brushing thoroughly, just straighten to a head full of thick bouncy hair.

    For dry hair
    Open up a couple of vitamin E capsules and add them to shampoo once a week.

    For oily hair
    Mix equal amounts of aloe vera gel and shampoo, plus a tablespoon of lemon juice.

    For dandruff
    Rub salt vigorously onto the scalp before washing your hair. This exfoliating procedure helps remove dead flakes giving instant relief from dandruff.

    To prevent hair falling
    Fenugreek should be powdered mixed with warm coconut oil and applied on hair. This will prevent hair falling.


    For instantly smooth feet overnight smother your feet in Vaseline petroleum jelly, then cover with cotton socks. Remove socks in the morning and your dry rough feet of yesterday are baby smooth!!!
    Contributed by Soraya

    To get rid of cracks on heels
    Apply the sap of mango leaves. Alternatively, treat dry feet by splitting open a vitamin E capsule and gently massaging its oil onto the feet.

    To make your hands smooth and fair
    Apply a paste of olive oil, salt and corn flour. Rinse thoroughly with warm water added with a few drops of rose water.

    Tooth Whitener
    Dip a toothbrush in a mashed strawberry and brush vigorously to remove yellowing and stains.

    For beautiful nails
    After filing your nails soak them in warm water and rub olive or almond oil into your nails, then soak again. Towel dry and gently buff nails with a towel pushing cuticles. Apply clear nail polish and see the difference.

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    wow, do these all really work...
    ~Ye Dard Ka Tufaan Guzra kyu nahi..Dil Toot Gayaa Hai To Bikhra kyu nahi..Ek Hi Shakhs Ko Chahta Hai kyu Itna..Koi Dusra Is Dil Me Utarta kyu nahi~

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    these are home made and also doesnot work entirely depends on the skin and its condition...

    Thanks 4 liking..

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