Using olive oil in homemade treatments for smooth and gentle facial skin

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Every woman knows that in order to have beautiful skin, taking the proper care of it should be a priority. Here you will find a few homemade recipes which will help your skin always look its best. (more…)



Apricot facial mask with whole milk – home treatment for dry skin type

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Ingredients:
1 apricot
3 tablespoons of whole milk
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of corn starch
Puree the apricot. Combine with milk and olive oil. Mix in enough corn starch to form a thick paste. Apply to face. Rinse with cool water after 20 minutes.

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Asparagus eye mask – an effective home treatment for puffiness and circles

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If used regularly, this mask can successfully rid you of dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.
Shred one fresh asparagus and keep the juice. For this mask you will need 2 teaspoons of asparagus juice and 2 teaspoons of each, olive, almond and peach oil.
Dip one thin cotton makeup removal pad for each eye in this solution. Place them over the eyes and keep them on for anywhere between 20 minutes to an hour. For greater effectiveness do this every day for 2-3 weeks.
If you decide to perform this procedure before going to bed, make sure to remove all traces of the mask and do not apply night cream to the area to avoid swelling.

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Collagen – a simple explanation of the notorious ingredient in anti-ageing cosmetics

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Have you ever wondered: what is this collagen that dermatologists talk about? Here we will attempt to answer this question in the simplest way possible.
Collagen is a protein which acts as glue, keeping the parts of the cell together and making the formation of tissue and organs possible. (more…)

Tricks that you can use to make your lips look fuller and more seductive

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Every woman wants her lips to be sexy and full. Nowadays, genetics is not the only way to have them. You can use cosmetics to help you achieve the same effect.
Gently massage your lips with a clean toothbrush. This will exfoliate them and stimulate blood circulation, which will add color to your lips and make them look thicker. (more…)

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Enlarged pores and how to beat them with this homemade peppermint solution

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You will need:
6 tablespoons of fresh peppermint leaves
4 tablespoons of milk powder
½ liter of water
Boil the peppermint leaves in the water. Remove from heat and cover. Let brew for about 20 minutes and strain. Let cool and carefully add milk powder. Mix well and pour into a dark bottle. Use cotton ball to rub solution on face. Peppermint retracts the pores.
Keep refrigerated.

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Makeup for brunettes

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Ladies with dark hair emanate exotic charm. This charm can be either enhanced or destroyed by makeup, so in order to look irresistible brunettes have to pay special attention to the decorative cosmetics they use. (more…)

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