Beauty and Wellness Hacks

It is time to look and feel good with these easy to follow beauty and wellness hacks!

Looking your best means that you have not overlooked the details; here are a few beauty and wellness hacks to make you look and feel good.  

Green Tea is a powerful skin tonic and adds radiance. Take half a cup of water and bring it to a boil. Put tea leaves in a ceramic bowl. Pour hot water over it and keep for 2 minutes. Strain and cool. Apply on the face with cotton wool to tone the skin. Leave on. Or, apply a cold compress of chamomile tea to add a glow to the skin, using chamomile tea bags. 

Honey, a powerful natural moisturizer, makes a good scrub ingredient. Coarsely crushed sesame seeds can be mix with honey to make a scrub. Apply on face and hands. After 10 minutes, rub gently on the skin with small circular strokes. Wash off.

A “pick-me-up” face mask can leave your skin clean and glowing. After cleansing, mix honey with egg white and apply on the face. For dry skin, mix honey with egg yolk and a little milk. Leave it on for half an hour and rinse off with water.

Oily skins can also be short of moisture in winter. To moisturize oily skin, mix one teaspoon pure glycerin with 100 ml rose water. Keep in an airtight jar in the fridge. Apply a little of the lotion to relieve dryness, without making the skin oily.

Fruit packs add radiance and may be applied daily. Mix grated apples with ripe papaya pulp and mashed banana. Add yoghurt to the mixture. Apply on the face. Wash off after 20 minutes. It also removes tan and softens the skin. 

The skin around the eyes is thin and delicate. It acquires lines and wrinkles easily. Daily apply pure almond oil sparingly and massage lightly, using only the ring finger, for one minute under each eye. 

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