Ideas on how to achieve a stunning look for all shapes and colors of eyes

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There is a huge diversity of colors, tools and techniques, which can be used to give your eyes whatever emotion you desire. (more…)



For a smooth, soft neck area – nourishing masks which you can make at home

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Flour for a silky neck
Mix 3 tablespoons of rice flour with 2 tablespoons of milk to form a smooth thin sauce. Clean the skin of the neck with cleansing lotion. With gentle massage motions, rub in slightly heated sesame seed oil. On top of it apply a thick layer of the mask and leave it on for 20 minutes. The sesame seed oil warms the skin for deeper absorption of the nutrients. Rinse with warm water. (more…)

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Homemade facial mask with honey and almond

Finely mince 12 almonds in a blender. Add ¼ cup of honey and one tablespoon of olive oil. Mix everything to form a smooth paste. Apply to face and leave for 5 minutes. Rinse with cool water.

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Against acne – an egg white and oat bran mask recipe you can make at home

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This homemade egg white and oat bran mask moisturizes the skin and tightens the pores. To make it, simply beat one egg white into foam and add enough oat bran to form a thick but pliable paste. Spread mixture on face and leave until dry. Rinse with cool water and follow up with cold water to close the pores.

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Asian elegance: Secrets for health and beauty from the heart of the Orient

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In Asian culture one of the most important ingredients of health and beauty is the ginseng root. It is also called the fountain of youth and in China it is considered to be a universal cure. Being rich in antioxidants, ginseng tones and nourishes. It is good for the heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver and also improves metabolism, slowing the aging process and reducing wrinkle formation. (more…)

Flax seed eye mask – an easy homemade omega-3 boost for the area of the eyes

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Ingredients:
4 teaspoons of flax seeds
1 cup of hot milk or cream
2 bags of chamomile tea (or 1 tablespoon of dry chamomile)
Wrap the flax seeds in a piece of gauze and dip them in the hot milk or cream for 20 minutes. Take them out and let cool for a while. Place over the eyelids for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse with a cold infusion of chamomile or green tea paying special attention to the eye area.

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The importance of blush in decorative cosmetics and how to make it work for you

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Blush is a very important part of makeup. Without it your image looks incomplete. It can work wonders for your face, giving you a very sexy look, but it can also do harm if it is not used appropriately. The use of blush can easily lead to either of both extremes – a perfect, complete, harmonious look or a cheap trashy look. In order to fully appreciate its advantages and enjoy the result, you will have to invest a little time to get to know the dispenser of rosy cheeks. (more…)

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