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How to Deal with Uneven Skin Tone?

Skin is that part of body which we cannot hide and imperfections like uneven skin tone therefore become very embarrassing. Uneven skin tone also makes you look older, tired and unhealthy so it is very important to get rid of this to groom your personality. There are a number of cosmetics and commercial products which can be used to deal with uneven skin tone but it is always better to seek help from nature. Natural home remedies are there to help you out. Some of these are also listed below:

  • Lemon juice is a great remedy for uneven skin tone. Take a cotton ball and use it to spread undiluted lemon juice over problematical complexion.  Let it dry. You will feel your skin tight and this remedy will prove very helpful in curing uneven skin tone.
  • Lemon juice in combination with honey is also a popular remedy for uneven skin tone. Make a solution of one part honey and one part lemon and apply it to affected area. This sweet solution will work as a magic for uneven skin tone.
  • Mix dried and grounded orange peels with one cup of yogurt. Apply this mixture gently on your skin and let it to stay on your skin for ten minutes. After that rinse off properly.
  • Yogurt can also be used with lime. Make a paste of yogurt with lime juice and apply it on your face. After leaving it for few minutes, wash your face with a normal cleanser.
  • Harsh skin cleansers, sun warmth and dry skin can also cause irritated and red skin. This inflamed skin can be cured by using olive oil. Omega-3 acids in this oil can relieve skin redness.
  • You can also prepare an oatmeal cleanser as it has skin-calming effects and also contains minerals which prove helpful in relieving redness and inflammation. Grind oatmeal using a coffee grinder and make a paste by adding water in it. It will turn into an exfoliating face scrub. For making a skin-whitening facial mask, you can also mix oatmeal with yogurt.
  • Make a baking soda scrub by mixing 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 1 teaspoon of water. Put on this scrub on face in a circular motion and let it stay for a minute. Finally wash your skin with warm water.

These are some of the most popular home remedies for uneven skin tone. You will definitely find them effective but besides these remedies there are some other things which you can do. Eat healthy and add fruits and vegetables in your diet to keep your skin healthy. Exercise is also good for blood circulation which finally leads to healthy skin.

Unique Beauty Tips

Everyone in this modern age wants to look smart and beautiful. Especially the ladies are more conscious about their beauty so they seek for different and unique tips to enhance their beauty. To make it easy for beauty conscious women, I have some unique tips and ideas that sound strange and bizarre but are of great importance and value. If you are really willing to try something unique, then follow these tips to have a beautiful look.

Use of Garlic to Strengthen Nails

Women are fond of having long and shiny nails but most of them have weak nails that break easily. For such nails, garlic proves very beneficial. The method of applying garlic is quite easy and somewhat interesting. Take your nail polish and add a tablespoon of minced or crushed garlic in it. Let the mixture stay for one week and after that apply on your nails. Garlic is very useful for strengthening the nails and prevents them from breaking or peeling. When you will trey this tips, you will find a prominent difference in your nails.

Use of Toothpaste to Remove Blemishes

Most of us know that the only use of the toothpaste is to clean our teeth but interestingly it can be used for the treatment of blemishes. The toothpaste affects in the same way as clay mask works. Toothpaste makes the skin dry by absorbing the excessive oil helping the blemishes dry out. Now let’s move towards the method of applying toothpaste on blemishes.

Take a drop of toothpaste and apply it on the blemish. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Another option is to apply the toothpaste and let it stay on the blemishes over night. But remember to use white toothpaste instead of gels as gel is not as effective as white toothpaste.

Use of Banana for Shiny Hair

Banana paste can be used to make your hair shiny. Isn’t it unique? Make a paste of meshed ripe bananas and olive oil. Apply this mixture on hair from roots to tips and leave for half an hour. After that wash your hair and condition them as usual. You will notice that your hair have become shinier than ever before.

Use of Baby Powder for Greasy Hair

Many people face the problem of greasy and oily hair. They can not wash their hair daily as this process makes the hair very dry. So in that case, sprinkle some baby powder on your fingers and apply it to the scalp. It will make your hair fresher and there will be no need of washing them daily.

Use of Beer for Curly Hair

If your hair is curled and you often find it difficult to manage them, use beer to rinse them. You need to shampoo your hair normally and after that wash them with beer. Beer will help to coat your hair and will repair damage and dryness.

These were some unique and interesting tips that can enhance your beauty. Hopefully they will be of great use for you.

Tips for the Treatment of Cracked Heels

Cracked heel is a problem that mostly occurs in winter season. Cracked heels can make you embarrassed at public places. People do a lot of things to hide this problem like they always wear socks and covered shoes. Are you also among those people who can not enjoy wearing revealing shoes? Don’t worry. There are a number of home remedies for cracked heels but firstly you would require knowing causes of cracked heels so that you can treat them properly. Here are some common causes of cracked heels:

  • Cracked heels may be caused by untidy feet.
  • Cracked heels may also be caused by over weight as in that case, they are under more pressure.
  • Using ill-fitted shoes may be a cause of cracked heels.
  • Standing barefooted on hard surface for longer period of time is also a cause of cracked heels.
  • You may also suffer from cracked heels if you have dry skin and you do not moisturize your feet properly.
  • Some problems like diabetes, thyroid disease and eczema can also result in cracked heels.
  • You may have cracked heels if you have deficiency of essential vitamins, minerals and zinc.

Remedies for Cracked Heels

Here are some remedies for cracked heels:

After washing your feet well, apply vegetable oil and let it absorbed in affected area.

You can also apply a mixture of glycerine and rose water for treatment of cracked heels. Apply this mixture to your feet everyday and within days you will feel the difference.

Raw glycerine can also be applied on cracked heels.

Soak your feet in lemon juice for 15 minutes daily to get rid of cracked heels.

Mix lemon juice and Vaseline and make a paste. Apply this on affected area for immediate results.

Melt some paraffin wax and mix it with mustard oil. Apply this paste on affected area in night and rinse properly in morning.

You can soak your feet in warm and salty water to soften your feet. Then you can use a pumice stone to scrub affected area. This process will remove dead cells. After doing this, apply a moisturizing lotion or cream.

Other Tips for Cracked Heels

  • First of all do not walk barefooted on hard floor and always remember to use soft shoes.
  • Always wear shoes with close backs.
  • Buy footwear with a good sole in shoe.
  • Use medicated moisturizing creams having aloe vera.
  • Make a habit of using cotton socks as they prevent skin from becoming dry.

Food Which you Should Eat

You can not only apply different creams and lotions to prevent cracked heels but there are also some foods which you should eat as well. Take foods having vitamin E as it cures this problem. Some foods containing this vitamin are green vegetables, cereals, nuts and wheat germ. Also take foods which contain calcium, iron and zinc. For this, you can take milk, cheese, yogurt, chicken, beans, brown rice and fish etc.

Designing French Nail Tips

Women are always very conscious about their beauty whether it is about their face, hair, hands or even nails. When it comes to design their nails in different patterns, most women love to have French manicure in which they have white tips and transparent pink coat on rest of the nails. French manicure is very popular among the women as it is suitable for all occasions and matches well with all types of dresses. If you are one of the women who want to have French nail tips but finding it difficult then follow the tips and instructions given below:

  • First of all remove your old nail polish before designing French manicure nail tips.
  • After that, carefully push back cuticles with wooden cuticle stick. You can use cuticle cream or oil before pushing back cuticles.
  • Next step is to trim the nails. Use a nail file and trim your nails to have desired length and shape.
  • Now apply clear base coat. It is necessary to prevent your French tips from cracking. The designing of traditional French tips is finished here. But if you want more colorful French tip designs, you may lay down the color that you have selected for rest of the nails before painting the tips.
  • While designing your French nail tips do not limit yourself to pale shades but instead of it try to use bright, bold and attractive colors like golden, black, red or silver. To create a womanly look, try lilac, light blue and mint green shades.
  • The next step is to decide about the shape of French nails tips. For a traditional French tips, a rounded line is painted across the nail to mark the tip. A chevron shape is used for giving a bolder look to the nails. When you select chevron tips your nails would be in “v” shape having a sharp point in the center and the polish is applied on either sides of “v”.  Diagonal tips are another option. To form a diagonal line across your nails, use a strip of tape. Now paint the area above the line with your tip color.
  • French manicure looks very unique and unusual by just applying the polish but you can add embellishments to give more elegant look to your nails. You can either paste stones along the tips of nails or use nail charms that are of peel-and-stick nature. They would be available at any beauty store. Nail art pens can also be used because they help to draw the designs on the nails easily as they contain nail polish in pen-like container.

These were some tips to have French nail tips. Hopefully they will help you to give a newer and unique look to your nails.


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