Sunday, October 25, 2009

What is natural skin care?

What is natural skin care?What does the word combination "natural skin care" mean? It is not only some natural cosmetics or masks. Today we lose sense of harmony with our body; we usually don’t draw attention to its needs. We should learn again to feel natural and to do natural things for our health.

Is it natural to spend 8 hours at the office and then to rest on the sofa with potato chips and cola? Is it natural to apply some creams on our skin and entertain a hope that it would stay young in contempt of our mode of life, our referring to yourselves and permanent long face? No, it is some kind of perversion from the viewpoint of our nature. So, what is really natural for our skin?

It is natural to keep healthy skin diet

To have great skin your diet needs to be based around fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, and lean proteins. Also, you need to drink enough of water every day. Try to avoid foods containing white flour, sugar, and trans fats. You should also avoid putting more toxins in your body, read product composition. Avoid fried, high-fat, greasy snack foods, all high-sugar and junk foods alcohol.

Prefer the following foods:
• Boiled and lightly steamed or fresh vegetables;
• Fresh fruits;
• Flax seeds and flax-seed oils;
• Extra-virgin olive oil and macadamia nut oil;
• All manner of nuts;
• All manner of seeds (in particular sunflower seeds);
• Organic, grass-fed beef;
• Oily, cold-water ocean fish;
• Lean bread

... to take gym and massage

Special face gymnastic will help you stay young. Face massaging prevents early aging and stress consequences. Clean your face before massage to remove all traces of makeup. Do not apply any makeup about 3-4 hours after massage. Use a massaging oil or cream. Find a good specialist or a massage guideline.

... to take proper cleansing

Any type of skin needs to a proper cleaning. You should clean dry skin once a day and oily skin twice a day. Pick up an appropriate clearer product, especially for eyes. Use pilling or deep-cleansing lotion from time to time if it is necessary.

... to provide skin nutrition corresponded to skin type

Your skin needs an essential nutrition. There are different cosmetical creams out of number: foundation cream, deep moisturizing cream, oily skin cream, pore cream, normal-dry skin cream, nourishing cream, delicate skin cream, anti-age skin cream and so on. You just need to find an appropriate one.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Homemade face masks from grapefruit

Homemade Face Masks from GrapefruitGrapefruit juice, pulp and peel are widely used in cosmetic. Grapefruit can help you to fight with wrinkles, acne, dry and flabby skin. This citrus plant is universal, so cosmetic masks from grapefruit are great for any type of skin. Find some homemade recipes of natural face masks from grapefruit here.

• Freeze some grapefruit segments in fridge. Make a massage of face and neck with frozen segments for 5-8 minutes. In 10 minutes rinse the skin with water and apply moistening cream.

• Mix 1 tablespoon of grapefruit pulp with 1 teaspoon of sour cream, 1 teaspoon of carrot juice and 1 tablespoon of rice flour. Apply this mixture on face, neck and chest for 30 minutes. Then remove the mask, wash skin with warm water and rub with grapefruit juice. Such mask is recommended for flabby skin.

• Chop the peel of grapefruit and put in the water, when you take a bath. Citrus aroma relieves fatigue and saves from stress.

• Put thin slices of grapefruit on the rough skin, for example, on elbows or heels for 10-15 minutes. After the procedure, grease the skin with nourishing cream.

• Put some grapefruit peel in a china bowl and fill it with cold boiled water, infuse for the whole day, and then strain carefully. The resulting fruit water can be used for cleaning of face skin.

• Mix 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of liquid honey and 1 / 2 teaspoon of grapefruit juice. The mask is great for dry skin.

• Mix 1 tablespoon of grapefruit juice with ½ tablespoon of oat flour. Apply on face for 15-20 minutes and then rinse with cool water. This mask is ideal for oily skin.

• Mash the pulp of half grapefruit with a fork. Mix it with 2 tablespoons of cream. Put the mixture in the fridge for an hour. Then apply the mask on face skin for 20-25 minutes. Finally rinse with cool water.