Friday, June 15, 2012

Beauty Tip: Skin Care

Mix equal quantities of cucumber juice, rose water and lime juice. Wash the face and apply it overnight. Rinse off in the morning. This clears the complexion and keeps the skin healthy.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE: WATER

I use to be a pop drinker. I would drink Pepsi or Sprite every day, maybe even twice a day O_o! I've learn better, so I started to drink water and not pop and I've notice the difference in my skin and weight.  I don't like water, but I do when I put a slice of lemon in it. I drink about 8-12 cups of water a day (8oz size).


To keep our bodies hydrated and healthy, we should drink at least 64 ounces of water every day. Add some lemon it o it and enjoy better taste and even greater health benefits. Health benefits of lemon water are ensured by vitamin C, B, riboflavin, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, protein and carbohydrates – all provided by lemons.


Health benefits of lemon water

7 important health benefits of lemon water

Lemon water is good for weight loss
Adding lemon to water is a great way to lose weight faster, especially when you mix lemon juice with warm water and honey. Nowadays losing weight is probably the most important from all the health benefits of lemon water.
It relieves problems in the digestive tract
You can find help from the health benefits of lemon water if you have problems in the digestive tract. Lemon relieves nausea, belching, heartburn, hiccups, and bloating. Lemon also helps you to digest food as it helps the liver to produce bile.
Lemon water is great for dental care
By drinking lemon water you can relieve bad smells, bleeding of the gums and even toothache.
You can relieve throat problems by drinking lemon water
You can relieve throat pain by gargling lemon water. If you have tonsillitis, you can find help by adding lemon to water. Antibacterial properties of lemon help infections clear up fast.
Lemons are full of vitamin C – it is good for skin care
Vitamin C is important nutrient for healthy skin. As an anti-oxidant, vitamin C fights against early aging. It is suggested to drink lemon water on daily basis to have a profound effect on your skin.
Great for people with high blood pressure
Lemon water is also good for people who are having heart problems, due to the high content of potassium in lemons. By drinking lemon water you can control dizziness, high blood pressure, and nausea. It also helps you to relax, so you do not feel anxious or stressed.
You can reduce fever with lemon water
If you are suffering from cold or the flu that is accompanied by a fever, drink some lemon water. Lemon water is increasing the amount of perspiration and helps to break the fever.
Some other health benefits of lemon water:
  • Reduction of stress and depression.
  • Great for treating rheumatism and arthritis.
  • Purification of the blood
It is suggested to drink around two glasses of lemon water each day, by adding juice of half a lemon to one glass of water.
Now you know about the health benefits of lemon water – drinking more lemon water and live a happier and healthier life.
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Friday, June 8, 2012

Beauty Tip: Blackheads Treatment



:To loosen and cleanse blackheads, make a paste of oatmeal, honey and an egg white. Apply to the skin, massage for 10 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE: GREEK YOGURT!

I've decided to change my  lifestyle and go healthy! What I have been eating in the morning or as a snack is Greek Yogurt. The kind that I like is Dannon Oikos, it has the fruits on the bottom. The best flavors is Peach and Strawberry.

It's super thick, creamy and depending on the brand it varies in sourness. It's high in protein, so you will feel full longer. It makes a great healthy snack.


See below for more information on Oikos:

What gives Oikos® Greek yogurt its incredibly rich, creamy texture? It all starts with simple, delicious ingredients.

THE OIKOS SECRET

Are you wondering what makes Greek yogurt different from regular yogurt? We make our authentic Greek yogurt with a centuries-old straining method that removes the whey (liquid) from the yogurt. Called "yiaourti" in Greece, Greek yogurt is thick and creamy, and its production requires about three times the amount of milk used to make regular yogurt.





Friday, June 1, 2012

Beauty Tip: Hair Care

To add extra shine and glow to your hair, add 2 tablespoons of malt vinegar. Use it as a last rinse and towel dry your hair.

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