This plant that looks like a cactus, is in fact, a member of the onion/lily family. Growing in desert type conditions to heights of five to six feet. There are over 200 varieties but only 7 have any health giving properties. The Barbadensis Miller is the main one used. Only the inner leaf gel should be used as the outer rind contains alloin with can cause stomach upset.
Some people believe that the health giving properties of the Aloe Vera plant really work and there are numerous testimonials from people who have received improvement for many conditions: joint pain, IBS, Crohns disease, Colitis, Diverticulitis, Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eczema, Asthma, Prostate, Urinary, Psoriasis plus many more.
It is also said that Aloe Vera can also help improve and slow the signs of aging. Aloe Vera contains over 72 active ingredients along with 19 of the 20 Amino Acids that our … Read the rest
Girlfriends, what do you need to fight that frizz when the heat makes your hair completely unmanageable and a tangled mess? Anti-frizz serum! This particular serum will not only keep the frizz away from your hair, but it’ll work to keep your hairstyle in tact and keep it smooth looking and oh-so-beautiful! So, when you first get up in the morning, slip on some anti-frizz serum, blow dry normally and watch what happens when you step into the humidity!
Sun Recovery Spray
Remember when I mentioned the sun? Being out in the sun too much will not only dry out your hair, but it can damage it! If you’re hitting the beach all the time, protect your tresses with a spritz of sun recovery spray! This spray will protect your hair, keep it looking amazing and even has SPF tucked into it, so it’ll keep your scalp from … Read the rest
Having your nails professionally done by a saloon technician can be a very relaxing experience. Your appointment can last anywhere from 40 minutes to an hour or little bit over and during that time it’s just you relaxing. Not only are you getting them done beautifully, you are also taking time to interact with another adult which is something we don’t always get time to do.
At the end of the appointment there are only a few things that can ruin your relaxing day at the salon. I know from personal experience that when the saloon technician puts my polish on and feels it with the last topcoat it takes forever to dry. There are different kinds of products that you nail technician may use for you.
The most popular product that’s been used in the salons is usually in acrylic powder that your technician will mix with a liquid … Read the rest
Keep yourself hydrated
Since dry skin is a major cause of wrinkles, keep your skin hydrated by taking plenty of water. Consider it as a natural remedy to prevent wrinkles and fine lines around the mouth. To look beautiful and younger, try to drink minimum of two liters of water daily. Having adequate amounts of water will help your body to stay hydrated and to reduce wrinkles around your mouth.
Switch to over-the-counter anti- wrinkle creams to reduce deep wrinkles and lines around the mouth. Over-the-counter anti-wrinkle creams are more affordable than those professional treatments or prescription medications. Look only for topical creams that comprised of useful ingredients which treats deep wrinkles like retinol, kinetin or alpha hydroxyl acids.
Getting Botox treatment prevents the formation of deeper wrinkles and lines. Its active component, Botulinum toxin relaxes small muscles which help in the development of frown lines around … Read the rest
As mentioned, washing your hair every day may make you feel like you’re taking out all the grease but it encourages the scalp to produce more oils. Limit your hair washing to every other day. Some people, such as Jessica Simpson, limit their hair washing to once or twice a month and rinse it on a regular basis.
A 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner may save time but it makes your hair worse. While trying to strip your hair of the oils, grease and dirt, it is trying to add more oil in. It simply doesn’t give your hair the wash it deserves, let alone helping to deal with greasy hair. Opt for separate products. They may cost more and take up more time but they are worth it for sleek-looking hair.
If you need to use conditioner, keep it away from the roots as much as possible. If your roots … Read the rest
The hair is also a part of your body. You should be able to do to your hair what you usually do to the rest of your body to keep it well-maintained. This constantly removes the dirt on your scalp and prevents air and other nutritional essentials from getting through to the rest of your hair. Use tested and nicely scented shampoos and conditioners for your hair.
Comb your hair
Regular combing of your hair enhances its growth by improving the flow of blood to the scalp. If possible, wait for it to dry before combing it. Blood carries with it oxygen and nutritious substances and removes the wastes and dead cells that are present therefore enhancing its growth.
Feed your hair
Your hair needs to eat just as much as you do. What you eat will determine how well it grows and how appealing it becomes. Eating a … Read the rest