Thursday, November 1, 2012


1.Never sleep with your make up on as this will not allow your skin to breathe at night, leading to skin  problems.

2.Avoid using cosmetics; and if you have to, use hypoallergenic and preferably herbal preparations.

3.Avoid using styling gels. Use a wide toothed comb to brush your hair. This will reduce hair fall due to friction.

4.Let your hair dry naturally. If you use a hair dryer, hold it 6-8 inches away from the scalp.

5.Washing your hair at least thrice a week with lukewarm water is advisable.

6.Using a scarf to protect your hair from winds and adverse weather conditions.

7.Make occasional use of a therapeutic and rejuvenating hair massage to revitalise those damp roots.

8. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun as this can lead to freckles, sunburns, suntan, increased pigmentation, or even skin cancer.

9.Cream moisturisers are best for normal to dry skin and non-fragrant moisturisers without perfumes are best for sensitive skin.

10.Place thin slices of apple on your face and leave them on for 15 minutes to soak up the extra oil without drying the skin.

11.Apply a mixture of the yolk of an egg with a teaspoon of honey and a pinch of turmeric on your face to nourish your facial skin.

12.Apply a mixture of almond, rose water, glycerine, and lemon juice on your face and leave it on overnight for glowing skin.

13.To get rid of facial pimple scars, apply tomato pulp on your face everyday and wash it off after an hour.

14.Massaging your hair regularly with oil boiled with henna leaves can help to prevent hair loss.

15.Always wear clean socks and well-fitted shoes to prevent fungal infections of the nail bed.

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