Do you need a quick glow to your skin
and all over healthier look? Bend over at the waist, as far as you can
possibly go, and hold to the count of thirty.
For cellulite, scrub the skin with a
bristle brush or loofah. Brush in slow sweeps, always toward the heart.
There are gloves and mitts available to do this, but they're not
necessary. Try to do this at least five minutes every day.
Also for cellulite - Copy the
expensive herbal wraps offered by top spas. Mix a cup of corn oil with
1/2 cup of grapefruit juice and 2 teaspoons dried thyme. Massage into
hip, thigh, and buttock areas. Cover with plastic wrap to lock in body
heat. For extra results lay a heating pad over each area for five
Right from the can, Crisco is a big
secret among beautiful women. Use it to remove makeup and as a highly
effective moisturizer. Hospitals even use it to treat psoriasis and
Raw potato slices contain potassium
to take away dark circles under the eye.
To lighten age spots and sun-damaged
skin, mix the juice of 1 lemon, 1 lime, 2 tablespoons of honey, and 2
ounces of plain yogurt. Gently massage into each spot. Use at least once
The best leave-in conditioner for
your hair is nothing other than laundry room fabric softener. It's very
strong, so be sure to dilute it. Suggestions: 1 cup water, 1/2 cup
Parsley is rich in chlorophyll. It is
a major ingredient in leading breath fresheners, such as Clorets and
Certs. Don't spend lots of money for internal breath fresheners, eat
Create your own tinted lip gloss.
Simply mix any of your favorite lipsticks with a dab of Vaseline.
A little bit of red or orange in the
center of the lips makes them look fuller.
To make the whites of your eyes look
brighter, use a light blue pencil under the eyes. Blue eye shadow
lightly applied under the eyes works just as well.
When coloring hair - Color hair that
has not been washed for 1 day. The natural hair oils will assist in
making the hair color application more successful. The color will cling
better to hair that is not dry.
To alleviate puffy, swollen eyes
place bags of frozen peas under the eyes.
Degrease oily hair with witch hazel
when you don't have time to shampoo. Apply to roots with a cotton ball.
To help relieve dandruff, add 30
plain aspirin to a full bottle of your regular shampoo. Apply and rinse
To make you own facial mask, mix a
handful of 100% all-natural kitty litter with a 1/2 cup water and apply
Manicure - Mix one cup of warm water
and the juice of one-half lemon. Soak your fingertips for five minutes.
Rinse and pat dry, pushing back cuticles. Rub lemon peel against your
nails, back and forth vigorously. Finish by buffing with a soft cloth.
Your nail polish will always be
smooth and easy to apply it you store it in the refrigerator. Frosted
nail polish will not separate. However, if it has hardened or is gummy,
place the bottle in a pan of boiling water. The polish will be like new.
Oily skin holds perfume scents longer
than dry skin. So, before applying perfume, rub a very thin layer of
Vaseline or petroleum jelly on your skin and you will smell delicious
To remove the redness from pimples,
rub a tiny spot of visine on the pimple.
Worried about cellulite? Rub used
coffee grounds where the problem exists (cellulite cream is mostly
To raise the ph level of shampoo, add
aspirin to it.
Need an emery board and can't find
one? You can use the strike plate on a book of matches.
Rubbing Pepto-Bismal® on your skin is
a better facial than peel off masks.