Wednesday, 1 March 2017

12 DIY homemade Onion hair masks recipes for hair growth: Hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair using onion juice

It is very painful and disturbing to see clumps of hair on your comb while combing out and market is bombarded with lot of hair products which claim to treat hair loss fast but all these things are costly and always do not live it to your claim. The best bet is to rely on natural ingredients which can help immensely in curing hair loss and regrowth of hair.  Here in this article, I am talking about onion, an easy available and inexpensive ingredient in your kitchen and almost ignored in your beauty routine. Botanically known as Allium, onions are very helpful in curing hair loss and regrowth. Let us learn in detail. Loaded with folic acid, potassium, magnesium, carotene, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, vitamin C, A, and E, onion coats your every strands with nourishment and boosts hair growth tremendously. To top it off, application of onion juice is beneficial in curing alopecia areata, a medical condition in which severe hair loss is experienced leading to  bald patches.We all know that hair is made of keratin and sulphur is very helpful in formation of keratin.  A high amount of Methylsulfonylmethane, a hugely absorbable source of sulphur, is present in onion outer layers that helps stimulate hair follicles and aids in growth of new hair. 

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 A study checked the efficacy of onion juice for regrowth of hair on some patients.  In first group 23 patients applied onion juice for 8 weeks and in second group 15 people used just plain tap water as placebo. After 4 weeks,in first group, 17 patients noticed significant hair growth and in 6th weeks 20 people noticed growth of hair. People who used just plain water felt no improvement in hair growth. Onion juice hair growth treatment was more successful in men 93.7 percent than women(71.4 percent). It is evident that onion juice works in controlling excessive hair loss but it will not give you results overnight. It may take 2-3 months to show best results. This article presents the top 12 onion hair masks recipes for regrowth of hair.  Read on to know how you can cure hair fall using onions in your hair mask.

 Onion juice hair masks for controlling hair fall and growth of new hair

  1. Onion juice for  hair growth

Grate an onion and squeeze the juice out of this using a thin cloth and rub this mixture on your bald patches or thin portion of hair and leave it on hair for 30 minutes before washing it off.
According to a study conducted b by journal of dermatology in 2002, 74 person who used onion juice on hair saw visible hair regrowth. So use this recipe and see visible difference in one month!

2. Onion juice, yeast, castor oil and hot water hair mask for fighting hair loss

Mix 2 spoons of onion juice with one spoon of yeast, spoons of castor oil and  2 spoons of hot water to dissolve the yeast. Apply this preparation on your scalp and massage gently using gentle strokes. Leave it on scalp for one hour and wash off with mild shampoo.  This recipe will control hair loss drastically if used 3 times a week.

3 Onion juice, garlic, egg yolk, brandy hair mask for hair growth

Combine 3 spoons of onion juice, 4 cloves of garlic, one egg yolk and 2 spoons of brandy and massage this preparation on your scalp using fingertips. Onion juice and garlic mixed togehter stimulate the blood circulation in scalp whereas egg yolk and brandy condition and nourish every strand of hair and help in regrowth of hair.

4. Onion peels and oak leaves, water solution of treating alopecia

Simmer oak leaves and onion peels in water and rub this solution on hair for 10 minutes . This tips is best  for alopecia areata treatment. 2-3 times a week. Keep this mixture in the fridge and make it warm before application. Use this herbal remedy daily for 2-weeks to see visible  hair growth on your scalp.

5.Onion juice, honey, eggs and lemon juice magic hair potion for treating baldness

 Combine 3 spoons of lemon juice, one egg yolk, 2 spoons of honey and 3 spoons of onion juice and rub gently this preparation on your scalp for ten minutes and leave this mask on for 30 minutes, then wash it off completely with a mild shampoo. This onion mask unclogs the hair roots and deep cleanses your scalp to make it bacteria-free.  Study reveals that onions provides your scalp the essential nutrients which has been blocked by DTH.   Dihydrotestosteone or DTH is a steroid and hormone which is very much responsible for baldness. Use this home remedy twice a week to get maximum results.

6. Onion juice, coconut oil essential oil solution for hair loss control and growth of new hair

Massage your scalp with the concoction of 1 spoon of onion juice, 2 spoons of coconut oil and 2 drops of essential oil of your choice and apply on your scalp to stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth. Leave this mix on your hair for one to two hours. Thereafter, wash off with shampoo using lukewarm water.  Use this tip once week. Essential oil is optional but it can remove the bad odour of onion post application of this hair mask.

7. Rum and onion hair mask for fighting hair fall

In 60 ml rum, soak  a small onion and lit  it sit in rum overnight. Nest, strain this mixture and use this on your scalp and wash off after one hour with lukewarm water. This hair mask can dry out your scalp so do not use this recipe more that once a week.

8. Onion juice and honey hair mask for hair regrowth

Blend 2 spoons of onion juice with 1 spoon of honey and massage on your scalp and leave it on your scalp for one hour. This wonderful blend conditions your hair to make it soft and glossy. Regular usage of this remedy will result in growth of new hair.

9.Onion paste, olive oil and beer to curb hair fall

  Paste of a small onion and 2 spoon of olive oil and one cup of beer mixed together makes for a perfect solution for falling and thinning of hair.  Grind one onion with olive oil in a grinder and mix one cup of beer to this and coat every strand with this miracle solution to nourish your tresses. Use this tip to control hair fall naturally.

10. Aloe vera gel, olive oil and onion juice hair mask to regrow hair

Mix  2 spoons of  pure aloe vera gel with 2 spoons of olive oil and  3 spoons of onion juice and massage on your hair for ten minutes. This nutritive hair mask makes your brittle hair stronger and encourage further hair growth.

 11. Onion peels, birch leaves and water brew to treat falling and thinning hair

  Like onion juice and onion paste, onion peels are equally beneficial for hair stopping hair loss and regrowth of hair. Boil onion peels in 300 ml water and rub this liquid on your hair for ten minutes and you can add birch leaves to water to enhance the efficacy of this liquid.  This preparation is helpful in adding volume to thinning and falling hair. This onion peel brew is a sure-fire remedy to treat seborrhoea, graying of hair and dandruff. Use this home remedy 2 -3 times a week.

12.Onion juice, sea salt, brandy and honey brandy hair fall rescue mask

 Take 1 spoon of sea salt, one spoon of brandy, 2 spoons of honey and juice of an onion. To begin with, dissolve the  sea salt using hot water and mix all ingredients to this and massage on your scalp and leave on hair for ten minutes or longer if you can tolerate the smell and burning sensation due.Use this recipe twice a week to get optimal results;

Some tips to remove the unpleasant odour of onion from your hair

As you are aware of the fact that onion is so much beneficial for hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair. But unpleasant smell of onion can be a big turn off which may deter you from using this. Here are few tips which you can follow to remove the bad smell of onion.

  •  Add any essential oils like ylang ylang, lemon essential oil  sandalwood essential oil , tear tea oil to onion mask to eliminate the odour.
  •  Add lemon juice or banana puree to onion mask to minimise the bad odour of onion. 
  •  Wash off your hair with parsley concoction to remove the odour emitting out of hair.
  •  Use apple cider vinegar diluted with water to wash your hair after the application of onion mask.

 All these tips will help you in getting rid of smell of onion of from hair.

By now you are aware of the best 12 DIY homemade hair masks recipes for hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair. Incorporate these hair masks into your hair care regime and share your experience with me in the comments section mentioned below. I will be happy to read your experiences. Feel free to ask me beauty related questions.

Thursday, 23 February 2017

18 proven home remedies to control hair loss/hair fall

In today's time, people are very much conscious about their looks. In quest of looking chic and cool, people try a lot of chemicals treatments like perming, rebonding, hair coloring to spice up their looks. But all these play havoc on your hair leading to thinning of hair and hair loss. To add to the woes, our present lifestyle and lack of nutritious diet aggravate the problem furthermore. But worry no more! This article has come up with some home remedies that can control hair fall and help in the growth of new hair.  Mentioned below are the best natural remedies to cure hair fall/hair loss and regrowth of hair.

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   Best tips for hair loss treatment and cure 

1.Ginger- Ginger is rich in minerals and fatty acids which provide hair follicles proper nourishment for hair growth and reduce hair loss. high amount of anti-oxidants called gingerol that fight free radicals and these free radicals are responsible for thinning of hair, receding hair line and hair loss. Loaded with the wonders of essential oil, it is a boon to falling and brittle hair to make them stronger and health.

How to use ginger-
Mix ginger juice and jojoba oil in equal measure and and massage your scalp with this solution and leave it on your hair for 30 minutes and then wash off with mild shampoo. repeat this process thrice a week.

Onion is loaded with sulphur which enhances the production of collagen in hair which leads to hair growth and treatment of hair loss. According to a study conducted b by journal of dermatology in 2002, 74 person who used onion juice on hair saw visible hair regrowth.

How to use onion on hair-  If you have thin hair, then grate an onion and squeeze the juice out of grated onion using a fine cloth and apply this juice on your hair using your finger or brush and rub on your bald patches or thin portion of hair to improve blood circulation. Practice this recipe consciously for one month to see any visible results.


Potato is rich in vitamin A and B which replenish the hair roots and hair strands.  When your hair is lacking in these vitamins, it lead to hair fall. So try and use potato in hair care routine and curd hair fall right away!

How to use potato

 Grate a potato and squeeze the juice out of potato and massage your head with this juice and keep on your hair for 30 minutes and then wash off with mild shampoo. Use this natural remedy twice a week.

4.Eggs- Eggs are rich in protein which is a boon to hair. In addition, loaded with sulphur, zinc iron, selenium which control hair loss and promote hair growth.

How to use egg-  Take 2 egg whites and 4 spoons of coconut oil and blend them well and massage well on your scalp and wrap with a cotton towel or a shower cap around your head so that  the hair mask does not drip. One hour later, wash off with  lukewarm water. This recipe deep nourishes your hair and controls hair fall to a great measure. To top it off, application of eggs makes your hair silky, voluminous and super-soft naturally.

5. Amla/Indian gooseberry-  Amla juice has vitamin C in abundance which is a elixir for hair when applied topically or taken orally. Application of amla oil is an age- old natural remedy to cure hair loss and premature greying of hair.

 How to use amla-  Mix 2 spoons of lemon juice with 2 spoons of amla juice and massage on your scalp and leave on on hair for 2 hours. This amazing tip will make your brittle hair strong and healthy. Make sure Amla is a part of your hair care regimen to have silky, lustrous and shiny hair naturally.

 5.Green tea-  Rich in anti-oxidants, green tea not only detoxifies your skin, it also helps in treating hair loss and encourage hair growth.

 How to use green tea- Dip a green Tea bags in water and massage this water on your scalp for few minutes. Do not wash off. This tip is a great aid to stop hair fall.

6.Coconut oil- It is rich in lauric acid, it cures all hair related problems and its anti-bacterial properties kill bacteria that stunt hair growth.

How to use coconut oil- Heat coconut oil in a saucepan and massage on your hair till you feel tingling sensation and wrap with a hot towel to let the oil penetrate into your scalp. Practice this remedy  twice a week. You can boil garlic slices in coconut oil and use this mixture as a magical hair potion to control hair loss/fall.

7.Curry leaves - Full of protein, beta carotene, amino acids and anti-oxidants, curry leaves help to curb hair loss, in addition, it  resurrects and moisturises dead hair follicles to speed up hair growth.

How to use curry leaves- Boil one cup of coconut oil and add some curry leaves in this and let this boil for sometime and let it mix cool down and massage your scalp with this solution. Use this recipe daily to prevent hair loss.

 8. Neem- Neem not only kills dandruff and lice, it makes your scalp nourished and healthy. It kills bacteria which induces hair loss. It helps in hair growth

 How to use neem on hair-  Boil neem leaves in water and let it cool down and wash your hair with this solution as a last rinse when your  hair.

9.Aloe vera gel-  It is known for its cooling and soothing properties for skin. Not only for skin, it is an elixir for hair too for softening your tresses or controlling hair loss/hair fall. Alkaline properties of aloe vera normalize the PH level of your hair scalp which creates proper environment.

 How to use aloe vera on hair- Just apply aloe vera gel all over your hair as you use a gel and use this recipe regularly to see positive outcome fast.

10. Curd-  Curd has anti-inflammatory properties that help control hair loss and help in growth of new hair. It cures dandruff, rough hair, dull hair. You can massage your hair with plain curd and even mix curd with honey, lemon juice, eggs also to enhance its efficacy. Application of curd makes your hair strong, thick  and lustrous.

11. Coriander leaves- Coriander leave are rich in iron, vitamin C, which help in curing baldness and hair loss.

 How to use coriander leaves on  hair- Boil coriander leaves in water and rub on the roots of your hair or you can even grind coriander leaves and rub paste on your bald patches to control hair loss.

 12. Fenugreek seeds/methi- Fenugreeks seeds are used for enhancing the beauty of your hair since ages. Fenugreek seeds are rich in hormone antecedent, protein and nicotine acid which speed up hair growth and control hair loss to a great extent.

 How to use fenugreek seeds on hair- Soak up  fenugreek seeds in water overnight and grind them in the morning and add 2 spoons of curd, one egg white and keep on your scalp for one hour. Either,you can fry fenugreek seeds in coconut water and use this mixture to apply on your scalp.

 13. Liquorice root-  As for skin whitening,  liquorice root powder is equally effective in treating hair loss/fall. Liquorice has mollifying properties which soothe scalp and open pores and treats dandruff and dry scalp.

  How to use liquorice powder for hair-  Add one spoon of liquorice and 4 spoons of saffron to one cup of milk and apply on your bald patches to stimulate hair follicles and combat hair loss. You can even drink liquorice tea to fight hair fall from within.

 14 .Hibiscus flower

Hibiscus  or shoe flower is very good conditioner for your hair and application of hibiscus flower paste enhances shine and volume to your hair. Bursting with goodness of phosphorus, riboflavin, calcium, carotene and vitamin C, hibiscus flower is a magical aid treatment of hair loss.

 How to use hibiscus flower on hair-  You can crush few hibiscus flower and mix his with sesame oil and apply on your hair and use this recipe continuously and you will see reduction in hair loss.

15. Henna- Henna is a well known beauty aid for buzzing up the beauty of your hair. Henna is used to adding volume and lustre to hair as well as controlling hair loss.

 How to use Henna on hair- Boil 250 ml of mustard oil with henna leaves for 20 minutes and strain this mixture and apply on your hair daily to combat the problem of thinning of hair, split ends, brittle hair and hair fall. Use this homemade oil daily.

16 Arnica-  You must have heard some medicinal formulations like arnica oil for your hair to control hair loss.  Yes, arnica is a magic plant  promotes hair growth.

How to use arnica on hair- You can apply arnica oil on your hair and massage for 15 minutes gently using your fingertips. You can mix arnica tincture in warm water and massage this preparation on your hair to cure hair loss. Arnica is used with other ingredients like calendula and jobarandi to make hair fall control shampoos.

17. Cinnamon- Cinnamon can be used to control hair loss and stimulate scalp to encourage hair growth. According to a well-known author Victoria Epperly, who wrote Daniel's Lifestyle Fasting Cook Book, paste of cinnamon is immensely helpful in preventing hair loss and regrowth of hair.

How to use cinnamon on your hair- Mix  8 spoons of olive oil,  3 spoons of cinnamon powder and 2 spoons of  honey and apply this as a hair mask and use it once a week.

18. Castor  oil- Rich in omega-6 and 9 fatty acids, ricinoleic acid, minerals, castor oil is a sure-shot natural way for  baldness and hair loss treatment

How to use castor oil on hair- Mix almond oil and castor oil in equal measure and massage your hair with giving light pressure and wrap with a hot towel.This process helps immensely to curb hair loss and facilities hair growth.

Conclusion- By now, you are aware of the best natural home remedies to stop and prevent hair loss naturally. Incorporate these tips into your hair care regimen and counter hair loss problem right away!
Read more  40 home remedies for treating baldness/hair fall naturally

Monday, 6 February 2017

Homemade fairness creams recipes: How to make fairness cream at home

Fair skin is something which is desired by almost all women , especially in Asian countries. Women go to any measure to lighten their skin tone and they try a host of things like fairness creams, getting facial at parlours or even bleaching their skin. But let me tell me tell you one thing that all these are costly and chemical- laden fairness treatments can play havoc on skin in the long run. How nice it would be if we could prepare fairness cream at home!Yes, it is possible to make fairness cream at home with natural ingredients available at home. I want to share with you my homemade fairness creams recipes. Let us learn how to prepare fairness cream at home. Here is presenting  the top 10 homemade fairness creams recipes to get fair complexion naturally.

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 DIY Homemade fairness creams recipes, how to make your own skin whitening/lightening cream at home

1. Sandalwood powder, aloe vera, rose water and almond oil fairness lotion

Take 2 spoons of sandalwood powder with 2 spoon of fresh aloe vera gel extracted from aloe vera plant, 4 spoons of rose water and few drops of almond oil. Blend these ingredients in a grinder and see your fairness cream is ready to use. Cleanse your skin using a mild cleanser and pat dry your facial skin and apply this fairness cream on your face before you go to bed and leave it on skin overnight. Keep this preparation in refrigerator and you can use it fairness lotion up to 4-5 days. This fairness lotion can be used at bed time as night cream or in the morning as a fairness mask too.

2. Sandalwood powder, turmeric power, almonds, curd and lemon juice fairness night cream

Soak up 4-5 almonds in water and the next morning peel them and add one spoon of lemon juice, 2 spoons of sandalwood powder and half spoon of turmeric to this mixture and blend them well to get a lump free mixture and your fairness night cream is ready. Use rose water to cleanse your skin  and keep this preparation on face overnight. In the morning wash off with lukewarm to see radiant glow on face. Continue this recipe for ten day to see any lightening effects on skin. Sandalwood powder clears sunspots and removes tanning whereas almonds powder removes dullness and fine lines to nourish your skin. Vitamin C in lemons bleaches your skin and lactic acid in curd lighten facial blemishes. Turmeric heals pimple and acne scars to replenish skin's health. All these natural skin whitening agents in unison make for a wonderful fairness night cream . Use this fairness cream daily to get fair and flawless skin in a short span of time.

3.Olive oil,  aloe vera gel, liquorice powder, vitamin E capsules and orange juice fairness serum

Mix 2 spoons of olive oil with 2 spoons of aloe vera gel and one spoon of liquorice powder, content of a vitamin E capsule and 3 spoons of orange juice makes for very effective fairness serum for you. Olive oil has emollient qualities that nourish your skin and aloe vera gel removes suntan  as well as evens out your skin and liquorice juice is a powerful skin whitening agent and orange juice bleaches your skin very effectively. Use this fairness cream for 7 days continuously and you will start noticing results. You dark spots and tan will diminish and your skin will recover its lost glow and sheen.

 4.Coconut cream, glyserin, sandalwood powder and turmeric essential oil skin lightening homemade cream

You need 2 spoons of homemade coconut cream and one spoon of glyserin and 3-4 drops of turmeric essential oil and 2 spoons of sandalwood powder and mix all ingredients well to prepare a fairness cream.  Apply this cream on your skin and massage till your skin absorbs the goodness of this cream completely and leave this preparation overnight.  Also, You can apply this fairness cream in the morning as a face mask and then wash off after one hour. Regular application of this fairness cream makes your skin visibly lighter, smoother and more radiant than even before. Sandalwood removes dead cells and lightens skin , glyserin moisturises skin whereas coconut milk has soothing properties that relax the sun burn and unclogs pores and turmeric essential oil acts as preservatives in this homemade cream.

5. Chirongi and milk cream homemade fairness massage cream

 Pamper your skin with this moisturising, nourishing and revitalising skin lightening cream. All you got to do is to soak  up 2 spoons of chirongi(sunflower seeds) with 3 strands of saffron in 3 spoons of milk cream for 2 hours. Next, grind this to get a smooth paste.  Massage the resultant preparation on your face, neck and whole body till it gets absorbed completely. Sleep with this cream on and wash off in the morning with lukewarm water to see the skin whitening effects immediately. This home remedy for fairness cream is a tried and tested aid for improving the complexion of small babies too. Best beauty tip for dark complexion people.

6. Tea tree oil, lemon essential oil, aloe vera gel and vitamin E fairness lotion

Take 4 drops of tea tree oil and 4 lemon essential oil and 4 spoons of fresh aloe vera gel and 3 capsules of vitamin E and blend all ingredients thoroughly to prepare a homemade fairness cream. Tea tree oil has full of anti-fungal qualities purify the skin to remove all sort of impurities from the skin. Vitamin E has ability to repair and smoothen your skin. Aloe vera gel is a natural sunsreen evens out your skin whereas lemon essential oil is a well-known skin brightener. Made from these magical skin bleaching agents, this fairness cream cures dark spots and dark patches to reveal a fairer and spotless complexion

7. Olive oil, almond oil, sandalwood powder ,mulethi, curd, rose water and lemon juice night cream for fairness

 You can prepare a very effective fairness cream to get fair skin by mixing 2 spoons of olive oil, 2 spoons of almond oil and 2 spoons of sandalwood powder, one spoon of mulethi/liquorice and 2 spoons of curd, 2 spoons of rose water and juice of a lemon. All these ingredients add to the beauty and charm of your skin. Use a cotton ball to apply this face mask. You can wash off your face or keep this mask on face at night. Keep this fairness cream in an airtight jar in refrigerator.

8.  Almonds, rose water, aloe vera gel , glyserin fairness massage cream

 Mix 8 almonds with 3 spoons of rose water and 2 spoons of aloe vera gel and add 2 spoons of glyserin and massage this mixture on your face using upward strokes till it gets soaked up completely into your skin. Use this beauty tip just before you go to sleep. This homemade massage cream instantly brightens your complexion and gives immediate moisture boost to your skin.

9Homemade  fairness cream with beeswax, essential oil, coconut oil , liquorice root and water skin whitening cream

Boil liquorice root with water till water remains half and then boil coconut oil with beeswax. Next blend both mixture with essential oil and your fairness cream is ready. Beeswax is natural preservative in this fairness cream, so you can store this homemade fairness cream at room temperature.  Regular application of this fairness cream makes your skin light and even toned.

10. Strawberry, yogurt, multani mitti, jasmine oil, hydroquinone, rose water, sandalwood powder fairness/ skin lightening cream

 Blend 4 spoons of all ingredients,  except strawberry and hydroquine cream, in a food processor and then add 3 spoons strawberry puree and hydroquione cream to complete the process. Cleanse your skin with a foaming cleanser to remove all traces of dirt and make up and then apply this skin lightening cream with brush and keep it on your skin for 2 hours and wash off apply this daily. Boys and girls both use this cream and you can use this a face mask. Use this fairness cream continuously for 15 days and you will notice significant reduction in dark spots, blemishes and tanning and  you will become fairer day by day.

By now you know well how to make fairness cream at home. All these fairness night creams recipes are tried and test by me and my friends. All these recipes really work! Try these fairness creams recipes and do share your experience with me in the comments section given below.

Monday, 23 January 2017

6 skin whitening home remedies with fuller's earth/multani mitti: How to use multani mitti to get fair skin

 Fuller's earth is a type of absorbent and healing clay formed by breakdown of volcanic ash which is known as multani mitti in Hindi. Rich in  lots of minerals such as silica, iron magnesium, calcium to nurture and pamper your skin, it is an answer to all your beauty woes.

 Considered as a boon to oily and acne prone skin, thanks to its high content of chloride. Multani mitti  is a potent ingredient to dry up acne and control the extra oil secretion from the face and keep the natural PH balance of skin on the right track. No only this, it has been used in beauty purposes since ages as skin lightening agent, Here, in this article you will learn about best 6 skin whitening home remedies with fuller's earth/multani mitti.

Skin lightening/bleaching tips using multani mitti/fuller's earth

1.Fuller earth , rose water and sandalwood powder homemade facial mask for fair skin and reduction of the discoloration of skin

 Mix 3 spoons of multani mitti with one spoon of sandalwood/chandan powder and 4- 6 spoons of rose water and spread this mixture all over your face and neck, Let it stay on face for 20 minutes and then rinse if off completely. All these ingredients in this recipe are brilliant skin lightening agents which work magically to whiten and even out skin. Apart from skin lightening, this mask can treat acne and pimples very effectively. Use this beauty tip daily for best results.

2. Fuller's earth, orange peel powder and yogurt for lightening skin and facial blemishes

Combine togehter 3 spoons of fuller's earth with 2 spoons of orange peel powder and 2 spoons of yogurt and smear this paste on your face and relax for 20 minutes so that face pack dries off completely. Then wash off with cold water, On Continuous use of this recipe, your skin becomes flawless and fair, This facial mask works wonders in fading way acne scars and pimple marks to reveal a fairer and clearer skin naturally.

3 .Multani mitti, milk powder, wild turmeric instant skin whitening facial mask

 In 4 spoons of fuller earth add 1/4 spoon of turmeric and one spoon of milk powder and apply on your face and whole body before taking bath everyday to cleanse your skin and eliminate dead skin cells and dark spots. On regular usage of this natural remedy, your skin tones improves and becomes even toned and spotless. Read more 15 beauty benefits of fuller's earth

4. Fuller earth, cucumber juice, honey and vitamin E oil skin lightening face pack

Blend 4 spoons of multani miiti with 2 spoons of cucumber juice and one spoon of honey and content of a vitamin E capsule and scrub your face well with this mask before smearing this mask and let it stay on face and  this mask will do the job of skin lightening rightfully. Once you are done, remove the mask with cold water and follow with moisturiser. An ideal skin lightening face pack for all skin types.

5. Papaya, multani mitti and lemon juice intense skin bleaching mask

 Mix 2 spoon of multani mitti with 2 spoons of papaya pulp and add 2 spoon of lemon juice to this mix and then apply on your face and leave it on your skin for 15 minutes. 15 minutes later, scrub gently to remove the mask and experience a clearer and lighter skin in instant. This mask bleaches your skin excellently and gets you rid of dark spots, pigmentation marks and dark patches. It is highly recommended for daily use if your skin has blemishes.

6. Multani miiti, potato juice and tomato juice for clearing black spots and getting fair complexion

Make a paste by mixing 2 spoons of multani mitti with 2 spoons of potato juice and 3 spoons of tomato juice and slather your face with this preparation. 15 minutes later, rinse off with cold water. This facial mask will unclog pores and remove all sorts of dirt deposited inside your skin. Moreover, this beauty tip is a great aid in treatment of dark spots and brown spots on the face to get fairer complexion the natural way at home.

By now, you are aware of the best 6 skin lightening and fairness facial masks with multani mitti/ fuller'earth. Why are you waiting then? It is time to incorporate these beauty tips into your beauty rituals to flaunt fairer, softer and flawless complexion every day.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

6 Orange peels skin whitening facial masks recipes for fair, glowing and flawless skin:How to make orange peel off facial mask at home

 Rich in vitamin C, the juicy and tangy, orange is a boon to your skin. It is an open secret.  Orange fruit reduces the discoloration of skin and fades away dullness to make your complexion bright and flawlessly fair. To top it off, orange peels contain more concentration of vitamins and nutrients than orange fruit  that can enhance your beauty magically. Orange peel powder is packed with the goodness of vitamin C, calcium, potassium and magnesium to hydrate, resurrect and even out your complexion.  In this article , you will know how orange peels powder can help lighten, brighten and even out your complexion naturally.

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How to prepare orange peel powder

All you got to do is to dry up fresh orange peels in the sun for 2 days till they become dry and tight. Afterwards, grind them in mixer grinder to fine powder and next transfer this powder to an air- tight container and then use this preparation for your day to day beauty applications. Read more 5 skin whitening orange facial masks

Orange peel powder skin whitening/lightening facial masks for fair and spotless complexion

1. Orange peel powder and curd/milk fairness facial mask

This is very popular fairness mask used by women and girls across the world. Just mix 2 spoons of orange peel powder with 2-3 spoons of milk or curd and smear this paste all over your face and neck evenly and let it dry for 20 minutes before rinsing it off. This homemade facial mask enhances the luminosity of your skin by making your skin fairer, flawless and blemish-free.

2.Lemon peel powder, orange peel powder and orange juice skin bleaching mask

Just like you have prepared the orange peel powder, you can make lemon peel powder by drying up lemon peels in the sun and then grind them to fine powder. Mix 2 spoons of lemon peel powder and 2 spoons of orange peel powder with juice of an orange. Apply this mask on your face and leave it on your face for 20 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water. This mask bleaches your skin and facial hair very well and makes your skin even and clear. Best natural remedy for oily skin.

3 .Orange peel powder, Fuller's earth( multani mitti), sandalwood powder, rose water and honey acne-control and fair skin mask

This mask is a boon to your skin which is affected by acne and extra-oil secretion. Just take 3 spoons of orange peel powder, 2 spoons of multani mitti, 2 spoons of sandalwood powder, 2 spoons of honey and some rose water and mix them thoroughly. Next, spread this preparation all over your face and neck evenly and wait for 20 minutes to let the mask to dry completely. This mask will help lighten your skin tone; cure pimples and acne very effectively.  Sandalwood powder lightens the skin tone and orange gives extra boost to your skin whereas honey gently exfoliates the skin to reveal a fresher, fairer skin like never before. So use this home remedy thrice a week to get maximum results.

 4.Orange juice, hot water and gelatin peel off mask

Yes, you read it right. You can make peel off mask at home with orange juice and hot water and gelatin. Gelatin is available in leading grocery shop or you can buy this online too.To begin with, take 1 spoon of gelatin and add 2 spoons of hot water to it so that gelatin melts well, then add 3 spoons of orange juice and blend very well. Next, dab this mixture onto your face and let it dry for 10 minutes. Next, peel off gently to remove the mask and revel in the glow of fairer, brighter skin instantly. What is more, this peel off mask will tighten your sagging skin and smoothen the creases of fine lines and wrinkles to reveal a youthful and beautiful complexion.

5. Orange peel powder, milk, gelatin, milk  fairness peel off mask

 Take 2 spoons of orange peel powder, 4 spoons of orange juice and 2 spoons of gelatin and mix all ingredients togehter  and add 3 spoons of  hot milk so that gelatin melts completely and dab on your face for 20 minutes. Afterwards, peel off gently with hands in upward directions to remove blackheads, whiteheads and dead skin cells. In a instant, you will notice that your skin has become fairer, smoother and tight.  It will remove scars, blemishes and all sort of if facial imperfections too. So and so, only one application will wax your facial hair to get hairless and smooth face.

6. Orange peel powder, honey, agar agar/gelatin and milk peel off mask for  lightening skin tone and pigmentation masks

 Mix  2 spoons of orange peel powder with one spoon of honey and 2 spoons of gelatin. Next, boil half cup of milk in a pan and add this mixture to boiling milk and stir this preparation on low flame till it melts. Let it cool down a bit and then smear this mix all over your face and let it dry for 20 minutes and peel off the mask from upward directions. This beauty tip will resurrect the dull and lacklustre skin to lighten your skin scars.

 Important note

 In all the peel off mask recipes, you can use agar agar in place of gelatin. Agar agar is a  vegan gelling agent which is extracted from seaweed.

Read more  8 beauty and skin care benefits of orange peels

Thursday, 17 November 2016

14 Beauty and skin care benefits of coconut milk: Coconut milk homemade facial mask recipes

 Known as 'nariyal ka doodh' in Hindi, coconut milk is always being confused with coconut water. But coconut milk is different from  coconut water. It is extracted from the meat of mature coconut whereas coconut water is procured from coconut shell. Well coconut milk can be used as milk substitute given the creamy texture to its credit. But the fat and cream content in coconut milk vary such as thick coconut milk is laden with 20-22 percent fat whereas thin coconut milk contain only 5-7 percent of fat. Coconut milk is rich in vitamin C,E,B1,B3 B5, Iron, selenium calcium, magnesium,etc. You can take this nutritious dense liquid to boost your overall heath too. But let me tell you one thing is that coconut milk is really popular for skin care and beauty purposes too. That is why coconut milk is used in cosmetic products.  It is very easy to find coconut milk in supermarket as it is easily available. But you can easily rustle up this at your home. All you need is to grate coconut and pour grated coconut in hot water. Grind coconut meat with hot water and strain this liquid to acquire coconut milk. Here in this article you will find 14 amazing homemade facial masks using coconut milk. Mentioned below are the best beauty and skin care benefits of coconut milk. Let us learn the amazing beauty benefits of milk and simple ways to use coconut milk in your beauty routine

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Home remedies using coconut milk in your beauty regimen

1.Coconut milk, honey skin moisturising face mask

If your skin feels dry, patchy and lacklustre, then coconut milk facial mask can really work in moisturising your skin. Mix equal amount of coconut milk with honey, Apply on your face for 20 minutes, then wash off with water. This beauty tip is best suitable for dry skin types.

2. Coconut milk and yogurt/honey facial cleanser for squeaky clean and supple skin

 You can use coconut milk as your regular facial cleanser. Just mix coconut milk in yogurt and apply all over your face and leave this on your face for 5 minutes and then wash off with warm towel to remove dirt and blackheads from your skin. In addition, you can use honey with coconut milk to cleanse your skin.

3.Coconut milk for make up removal

Make up removal is easy with coconut milk and mix half spoon of coconut  milk with half spoon of olive oil. Dip a cotton in this solution and wipe clean your face to remove any trace of make-up and dirt. The end result will be clearer, smoother and softer skin. Use this natural remedy everyday.

 4. Coconut milk, sandalwood powder, almonds and saffron to make a skin brightening facial mask

Soak up some almonds in water overnight and in the morning, peel off the almonds and grind them well and combine with 2 spoons of  coconut milk and one spoon of sandalwood powder, few strands of saffron. Next, extract the oil out of vitamin E capsule and then add few drops of vitamin E to this preparation. This homemade facial mask is good for erasing fine lines and wrinkles as well as brightening your complexion instantly.

 5. Coconut milk for smooth hair

  Massage coconut milk all over your hair to nourish your dry hair strands.  It promotes the hair growth by stimulating hair follicles and treats bald patches. So much so, application of coconut milk makes your hair straighter and smoother over time.

 6.Apply coconut milk + saffron fairness mask on face for making your skin fairer

Soak up 2 strands of saffron in 2 spoons of coconut milk and smear this mixture all over face to lighten your complexion and dark spots on the face. An Ideal beauty tip for teenager girls.

7. Almonds powder and coconut milk anti-ageing facial mask

Soak up almonds in water overnight and grind them to get a fine paste and mix this with coconut milk and apply this mask all over your face and neck. 30 minutes later, wash off with lukewarm water. High level of vitamin C, Copper in coconut milk smoothen out creases on the skin to make it wrinkle free and youthful.

8.Oatmeal,coconut milk and honey face mask to get you rid of blackheads

Grind 2 spoons of oatmeal coarsely with honey and milk in a grinder and then massage this mixture thoroughly on your skin for 5 minutes and then wash off with cold water. This concoction makes your skin free of any imperfections and banishes blackheads and whiteheads completely.

9. Cucumber juice, aloe vera and coconut milk after sun facial  mask

You must have seen in the market that nowadays lots of sunscreen are claiming to soothe your skin after your skin's exposure to the sun. You can easily soothe and relax your skin after spending time in the sun with this home remedy.  Grate a cucumber and squeeze out the juice out of this and keep this in the fridge and add to this 2 spoons of pure aloe vera gel extracted from freshly plucked aloe vera plant and coconut milk made at home, Slather your face with this soothing and revel in the bliss of cooling sensation of this mask.

10. Tea tree oil, coconut milk, glyserin hair mask for dandruff treatment

Mix  together one cup of coconut milk and few drops of tea tree oil and one spoon of glyserin and massage on your dry and itchy scalp to kill dandruff inducing bacteria and make your hair dandruff free. Coconut milk is an ideal for treating dandruff apart from softening your tresses.

11. Treat dull, dry and rough hair with coconut milk

Take one cup of ripe banana, 2 spoons of honey,  few strawberries and few spoons of coconut milk and massage on your hair for 10 minutes and let it stay on the hair for 30 minutes and then wash off with a mild shampoo to get completely smooth, silky and manageable hair just after one wash.

12.  Make a homemade face wash with coconut milk

 You can easily whip up  a natural and homemade face wash by blending 2 cup of white clay,  one cup of ground oats, half cup of almonds and 1/8 cup of ground lavender, few spoons of rose petals and one cup of coconut cream/milk to make a fine paste. Scrub this mixture gently on your face to cleanse your  skin thoroughly. Keep this preparation in the fridge and it will last up to 15 days if kept in airtight container.

13. Coconut milk and sugar fairness scrub

Mix 2 spoons of coconut milk and one spoon of sugar and massage on your facet ill sugar dissolves completely and wash off to reveal a clearer, fairer and softer complexion instantly.

 14. Home made fairness cream with coconut milk

 Yes, you got it right. I am telling you to make fairness cream at home with coconut milk. For this ,take a thick coconut cream which you extracted by grinding coconut paste and coconut water togehter. Add a pinch of saffron to coconut milk and half spoon of turmeric and one spoon of aloe vera gel to this mix and transfer this mixture to an airtight jar and keep this  homemade fairness cream in refrigerator and use it as your regular fairness cream. Use at bed time for best results.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

15 Beauty and skin care benefits of Tulsi/Holy Basil: 15 DIY Basil homemade facial masks for healthy and flawless skin

Holy basil, Tulsi is known as most sacred plant in India. Known as Ocimum Tenuiflorum in scientific term, It finds place in almost all Indian households because it is considered an auspicious plant from its religious point of view. Dating back to 5000 years back, it is highly lauded for its healing properties for mind, body and soul. We all know tulsi is very much precious also for medicinal point of view and therapeutic use.  It goes without saying that chewing tulsi leaves staves off bad odour from your mouth and tulsi tea is an elixir for curing cough and cold.  Loaded with linoleic acid, vitamin A, C, phytonutrients, essential oil, tulsi is an anti-bacterial and anti-viral herb which deep cleanses, detoxifies your skin. It is also helpful in fighting harmful effects of free radicals.  But tulsi has much more than these qualities in its kitty. Holy basil is a big storehouse of skin-beautifying qualities. Let us find out the other nutrients present in tulsi for enhancing your inner and outer beauty before proceeding to its skin -care benefits.

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 Holy basil/tulsi is rich in beta carotene which is known to be progenitor of vitamin A. Human body can convert beta carotene into vitamin A, retinol which promotes healthy ans younger -looking skin.

 Lutein and zeaxanthin are also found in abundance which speed up production of anti-oxidants to counteract the effects of sun damage.

 It is bursting with essentials oil such as Eugenol, Citronellol, Limonene, and turpineol that have anti-septic qualities.

Rich in vicenin and flavonoids orienten, holy basil plant makes your skin healthy when taken orally also.


 All these nutrients make tulsi an immensely effective beauty aid for your skin. Let us find out the best beauty and skin care benefits of holy basil or tulsi. Mentioned below are the best  15 homemade facial mask recipe using tulsi in your beauty applications.

1.Basil leaves, neem leaves, sandalwood powder, rose water acne and pimple control facial mask

Just few leaves of tulsi can do wonders in treating acne and pimple very effectively. Pluck 20-30 basil leaves and 10-15 neem leaves and grind them together with rose water in a grinder. Next, add 2 spoons of sandalwood powder to this paste. Afterwards, spread this mask all over your face and neck and let the mask dry completely for 30 minutes. Finally, wash off with cold water. Use this recipe for acne and pimple treatment fast the natural way.

2.Basil leaves and egg pore refinement treatment

 Mix basil leaves with egg white and apply on your face and leave this mask on for 20 minutes till you are completely done. This mask will rejuvenate your dull and lacklustre skin instantly and gives your skin an instant lift. This mask will make your skin oil-free and squeaky clean. This beauty tip is suitable for oily skin.

 3. Tulsi juice with coconut oil for curing dandruff

Combine 4 drops of  tulsi juice with few spoons of coconut oil and  massage on your hair for 15 minutes. Leave this preparation overnight and this oil treatment cures dandruff perfectly and keeps dandruff at bay.

 4.Basil leaves paste and rose water for flawless and spotless complexion

 Grind freshly plucked basil leaves and rose water and smear this mixture all over your face and wash off with ice cold water. This process unclogs the blocked pores  and breathes a fresh lease of life into skin and detoxifies your skin to reveal a fresh, spotless and oil-free complexion free of blackheads and whiteheads.

5. Basil juice, tomato juice, coriander juice, mint juice solution for removing pigmentation marks

  Grind mint leaves and coriander leaves and tulsi leaves in a grinder and then strain this mixture with the help of sieve to extract the juice and mix this with tomato juice and dab all over your face and neck. Leave it on for 20 minutes till  face mask is dry completely. This face mask is highly effective in lightening and fading away pigmentation marks on cheeks, nose and forehead.

6.Potato and and tulsi face mask for dark spots cure

 Grate a potato and extract its juice and mix this juice with tulsi leaves paste and apply all over your face and neck. Let it stay on face for 20 minutes and then wash it off. This face mask is very beneficial aid in removing facial dark spots and brown spots naturally.

7.Coconut milk and tulsi leaves paste for blemishes

You can apply coconut milk with tulsi leaves paste and apply on your facial blemishes to lighten them. This home remedies is very good for diminishing dark spots, sun spots and pigmentation marks.

8. Tulsi leaves and curd skin hydrating face mask 

Dry up tulsi leaves in shade and grind them to fine powder and mix this with curd and apply on your face for 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water. This facial mask is ideal for daily use for all skin types.

9.  Gram flour (Besan), and tulsi leaves and yogurt face mask

Grind 25-30 tulsi leaves and strain this mixture to extract tulsi juice and mix the tulsi water with besan and curd and apply on your face to lighten and brighten your complexion. This home remedy will get your rid of zits and pimples on face as well as making it fairer.

10. Tulsi powder, oatmeal powder and milk skin exfoliation face for making your skin fairer

  Grind tulsi leaves with water to obtain a fine paste. Next, grind oatmeal in a grinder with milk. To this mixture, add tulsi paste and then smear on your face for 10 minutes. When mask is dry, scrub gently to eradicate blackheads, whiteheads and deep seated dirt on your face to reveal a brighter, fairer and clear complexion instantly. Do not step out in the sun after usage of this natural remedy.

11. Tulsi leaves, aloe vera gel for  fair skin

Grind tulsi leaves and mix gel extracted from the freshly plucked aloe vera gel and apply this all over skin. This mask will have an amazing skin lightening effect. I used this home remedy and got positive results.

12. Tulsi leaves and tomato pulp herbal face pack for acne scars

Pimples go but leaves an ugly scar behind them. But solution is here! Tulsi paste and tomato pulp mixed in equal amount can lighten pimple scars naturally if applied on face daily. Use this beauty tip for fast results.

13.Whiten your yellow teeth with tulsi

White and sparkling teeth add a charm to your smile but unfortunately,our bad eating habits and poor hygiene make them yellowish. But no worries, here is a home remedy for you. Apply tulsi paste on your teeth every night and rub your teeth. It will whiten your teeth and prevent bleeding of gums too.

14. Tulsi leaves and amla( Indian gooseberry) powder for dandruff cure

 Grind dried tulsi leaves to obtain fine powder and mix it with 2 spoons of amla paste and apply this homemade hair mask on your dandruff-affected hair and leave it on your hair for 30 minutes and then wash off with cold water. Repeat this process twice a week to see positive outcome.

15.  Say Goodbye to itching scalp

 You can make a herbal oil with tulsi leaves and coconut oil to cure all sort of scalp  infections. Boil coconut  oil on low flame and add few leaves of tulsi to this oil and let it simmer for 15 minutes, then to finish off the process, add methi(fenugreek) seeds till they start crackling. Let this mixture cool down and strain this solution. Your homemade oil is ready which can iron out itching scalp, dandruff and lice too.

By now you are aware of these 15 application of tulsi leaves fr enhancing your beauty. Do use these herbal beauty tips and do share your experience with us.

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