Homemade spring mask with cottage cheese

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This cottage cheese mask has a nourishing effect and helps cleanse the skin from dead cells. It is rich in calcium and selenium, which help keep the skin youthful. To make the mask, mix together 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese, 1 tablespoon of sour cream and 2 tablespoons of ground almonds. Apply to face for 20 minutes, the last couple of which massage it with gentle circular motions. Rinse away with cool water and follow up with a moisturizing lotion. Use twice weekly for best results.

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Keeping your eyes healthy

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Prevention of eyesight problems has many aspects, including dietary rules recommended for atherosclerosis prevention, because the eyes have no less blood vessels than any other organ in the body. As with any other part of the body, the best preventive effect can be achieved by exercising the eyes. (more…)

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Springtime care for your skin and cosmetics

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Through the winter, the skin of the face dehydrates and come spring, special care needs to be taken for its restoration. It is possible that the first warmer days will make your skin feel greasier. This is a sign that the heavy winter moisturizer is now too heavy for it. Warmer weather suggests the use of products with a lighter formula which can be absorbed faster and easier by the skin. (more…)



Homemade strawberry spring mask

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This mask is wonderful for dehydrated, tired-looking skin, which has lost its luster.
Boil some water and let it cool. Add one tablespoon of baking soda. Dip a piece of gauze in the solution and apply it to your face. On top of it place a layer of crushed strawberries. Keep the mask on for about 15 minutes and rinse. Do this daily for a week and afterwards reduce to twice weekly. Keep applying the mask until you achieve the desired improvement.

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How to care for oily skin and alleviate the problems associated with it

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Oily skin type is the most unappreciated among today’s women, not only because it requires extra care, but also because of the problems related to it.
The reasons behind oily skin (more…)

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Homemade herbal spring mask

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This herbal mask smoothes and tones the skin and soothes inflammation.
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon of dry salvia
2 tablespoons of dry lavender
2 tablespoons of dry chamomile
Crush herbs and add hot water. Stir to form a thick paste. Cover for a few minutes. Apply mixture to face and neck area and keep for 20 minutes. Rinse away with warm water and apply moisturizer.

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Skin-care lotions and the vitamins they contain

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Most ladies are not completely aware of their skin’s needs and how to satisfy them. This is a guide to the effects different vitamins have on the skin. It will help you choose the cream or lotion that will give you maximum nourishment. (more…)

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