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    Try this for immediate effect.

    Make a paste of 2 spoon of ordinary cooking oil and 5 spoons of spoonfuls of gram-flour. If you have the time and/or the inclination, you can always add some rose-water and glycerin to the smooth...
  2. Thread: Sunburn

    by aliva
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    Sunburn

    If you have sunburn, I can suggest the application of vinegar to alleviate your suffering! It is extremely effective. Not only that it gets rid of your sunburn, but it cleans away the dirty, dead...
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    Nature is the best cosmetologist, I believe most....

    Nature is the best cosmetologist, I believe most. Natural ingredients not only protect your beauty but also restore it to its natural state. The proof lies in the fact that even big cosmetic...
  4. Thread: after-sun care

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    After swimming, towel off thoroughly. More of the...

    After swimming, towel off thoroughly. More of the sun’s rays penetrate wet skin than dry skin. If you have a tiring day, wash your face with chilled rose water.
  5. Thread: marks on face

    by aliva
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    Here, Indian gooseberry can help you. Just dab a...

    Here, Indian gooseberry can help you. Just dab a little paste of this fruit upon the spot, and praying ‘out, out, damn spot,’ go off to sleep. That is a joke! But the spot will fade away magically.
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    Using the same shampoo makes hair responsive.

    Your favorite shampoo works great each time you work up a lather. But if you have very oily hair or make extensive use of styling products, there could be build-up. In that case, use a clarifying...
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    Lather, rinse, repeat is good for your hair.

    One wash does the trick only if you shampoo your hair everyday. Shampoo is meant for cleaning the scalp and the conditioner is meant for applying on the hair strands. There is no such thing as over...
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    Birth mark on face.

    One of my friends has a birthmark on her face which is black in color. It makes her very self conscious and adversely affects her confidence. She hardly go out with us and she do not know how to get...
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    Dull and patchy skin.

    Dull and patchy skin makes someone feel very unattractive. Even acne scars on face makes the situation worse. Is microdermabrasion or skin polishing help in such case? If so, how often it should be...
  10. Thread: Do not go flaky.

    by aliva
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    Do not go flaky.

    Skin disorder like red, scaly patches on your scalp and seborrheic dermatitis can flare up from time to time, leaving the scalp bumpy, flaky and itchy. If either condition strikes you, consult your...
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    Protect your head when you walk in the sun.

    Sunburn irritates your skin, which responds by creating a natural inflammatory compound called superoxide. Do you know, superoxide is also the messenger that tells your hair follicle to move from a...
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    The yeast – pityrosporum ovale is the main...

    The yeast – pityrosporum ovale is the main culprit for dandruff. This yeast increases abundantly in favorable environment and irritates the scalp and in turn you get scaly, flaky and itchy scalp....
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    When you say ‘sensitive’ skin, what exactly do...

    When you say ‘sensitive’ skin, what exactly do you mean? Does it react to cosmetics? Or does it bruise easily/ do you get rashes if you massage your face? Or do you react to exposure to the sun?...
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    Depending on the quality of your scalp skin, keep...

    Depending on the quality of your scalp skin, keep it oiled if it is dry and keep it clean if it is indeed too oily. Sometimes, people stop washing their hair because they believe that washing makes...
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    I’m really sorry to read about your problem. You...

    I’m really sorry to read about your problem. You are young, that you should be enjoying life and not worrying. But life is not always what we desire it to be. You have led to loss of hair. Please...
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    Our lifestyles and hair care can lead to graying...

    Our lifestyles and hair care can lead to graying of hair. May be, it is hereditary in some cases if anybody in your family had grey hair. Even, drastic change of diet and stress caused by change...
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    Massage your head well to stimulate the natural...

    Massage your head well to stimulate the natural oils. Use slightly warmed oil to massage and keep your hair and scalp clean. Try washing your hair with equal quantities of Indian gooseberry and...
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    The bleaches sold in the market are all...

    The bleaches sold in the market are all chemicals. However, powder bleaches are better than cream bleaches. The only natural bleaches are off the kitchen shelf like lemon juice, oranges, the lactic...
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    Yes, add garlic oil with curd or honey & apply....

    Yes, add garlic oil with curd or honey & apply. But the good way to deal with acne is giving a soothing face masks. For this, 1 part of sandalwood powder may be mixed with 2 parts of mustard seed...
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    Blackhead problem is often compounded by open...

    Blackhead problem is often compounded by open pores. Do not pinch or push them with your nails, as you might infect the skin, leading to lasting marks. Steam your face to dilate the pores. You can...
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    Practically none, if it is with the right doctor...

    Practically none, if it is with the right doctor and right laser. As this treatment has to be done by only medical grade lasers, you must go only to a doctor and should not be taken lightly.
  22. Thread: How do you feel?

    by aliva
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    How do you feel?

    Acne is a common problem and can have psychological impacts on both, which need attention. But before looking for solution elsewhere, amend how you feel about it.

    ‘How does your acne make you...
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    How to get relief from red scaly patches.

    Seborrhea – usually characterized by red scaly patches and in very severe case it can also extend to the chest. This is not excessive skin dryness as one would think, but like many microscopic...
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    How should you pick an AHA product?

    AHA products are classified as cosmetics, not drugs, so manufacturers do not have to prove that they’re safe or effective. Virtually no published scientific studies have compared products...
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    A pea-sized dollop of eye cream or serum, dabbed...

    A pea-sized dollop of eye cream or serum, dabbed under each eye before bed, can take years off your peepers. Most eye creams contain topical anti-inflammatory – chemicals like caffeine that...
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