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The crowning glory of every person, be it a man or a woman, is a thick shiny mop of hair. To enhance appearance, people have fashioned their hair in innumerable styles, adorned with various decorative accents. And for this everybody tries various types of products and chemicals but they don’t know that hair growth brought about through natural means is safer and enables a healthier lifestyle.

hair growth

You can use 1 red onion and take out its juice by squeezing it properly, then apply it on your scalp and massage it properly. And then wait at least for 30 minutes before washing your hairs.


Mix 2 teaspoons of amla powder or juice with 2 teaspoons of lime juice. Apply this on the scalp and let it dry. Rinse it off with warm water.


 Use the apple cider vinegar as a final rinse after shampoo to get healthy and shiny hair. Sometimes it smells bad but after 30 minutes it will get away, so nothing to worry about it.


 Take 1 egg and then separate its white and yellow part, then by taking egg yolk(yellow part) in a bowl mix it well till it become smooth thick paste. Apply evenly on your scalp and then rinse it off with water after 30-40 minutes of application.

egg yolk

 Take 1 teaspoon of the fenugreek paste and add 2 teaspoons of coconut milk. Leave it for at least 30 minutes and then wash it off with a mild shampoo.


 Application of potato juice is a very good remedy, simply apply potato juice on your scalp and massage it properly, then after 20 minutes rinse it off. It also helps in thicken the hairs.

potato juice

 Mix 1 teaspoon of pepper powder with 2 teaspoons of olive oil and apply on the patches. Then allow it to dries properly, and wash it off with cool water.

ceyenne pepper

 Apply warm green tea all over your scalp and leave it for an hour. Then rinse it off with cool water. It works because green tea is rich in anti oxidants which prevents hair loss and boosts hair growth.

green tea

Soak the cumin seeds in olive oil or Castor oil for overnight. Then make a thick paste in the morning, apply it evenly on the scalp, then wait for 20 minutes before washing.

cumin seed

Blend 2 tablespoon of peppercorns with ½ cup of fresh lime juice to form a thick paste. Apply it on the scalp evenly and then cover your head with a warm towel so that it penetrates well and wash it off after 30 minutes.


Make a paste of the hibiscus flower with coconut oil or sesame oil and apply it on the hair properly. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it off.

hibiscus flower

 12. EGG MASK:
 Take 1 egg, in white of an egg, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and honey and mix it well to form a smooth paste. Apply it all over the hair and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse it with cool water.

egg white

 Take coconut milk and massage your scalp and hairs properly with it. Allow it to dry on your head overnight and then rinse off with cold water the next day.

coconut milk

 Make this paste by mixing 1 cup of dry henna powder with ½ cup of yogurt and apply all over the hair. Leave it to dries off completely and wash off with a mild shampoo.


 15. GARLIC:
 Boil a few cloves of crushed garlic in olive oil or coconut oil and then apply it on the roots of the hair. Use this treatment thrice a week.


 Take a ½ cup of yogurt and add lime juice to it and mix it well. Apply it evenly on your scalp and then rinse it off after 20 minutes.


 Application of coriander juice is very useful. Take out the juice from coriander leaves and then give it 30 minutes time to settle down properly after that washes it off.


 Simply and directly apply the aloe Vera gel in your scalp and hair, and then wait for 20 minutes before washing it.

aloe vera

 Massage your hairs with warm coconut oil, and leave it overnight and then rinse it off next day with cool water. Or you can also add few drops of lemon juice into it.

coconut oil

 Mix 3/4 tablespoon of essential oil of rosemary with 3/4 tablespoon of jojoba oil, massage it well into your scalp and cover your head with a shower cap. Allow the mixture to sit for 2 to 3 hours. And then wash it off.


Want shiny, stronger, longer, white-tipped nails, without spending money at the salon, and without chemicals? Nail Care is important when it comes to personal grooming. Suppose a woman has applied makeup carefully and attired herself with most fashionable clothes, but has been careless about her nails. How do you think she would look like then? Won’t it be a bit shabby? It happens in our everyday life. So, here are some simple steps to follow…!!!



Mix 1/2 cup of tomato juice and 2 tablespoon of olive oil and soak your nails daily in this mixture for around 10-15 minutes. Tomato juice is excellent source of biotin which promotes nail growth.

shiny nails


Clean your nails with nail brush. Cleaning with a nail brush is a gentle way to remove dirt, dead skin, and bacteria from underneath your nails. This is especially important if you bite your nails.

shiny nails1

3. MILK:

Take a small bowl and fill it with milk, soak your nails for 10 to 15 minutes and wash off with clean and cold water. And then moisturize your nails.

shiny nails2


It is the easiest way to clean your nails. Scrub your nails with common toothpaste. This removes the stains and brings a shine on the nails.

shiny nails3

 5.  LEMON:

Soak your nails in water with lemon or lemon slice or Use cotton swabs to rub lemon juice under your nails. Lemon acts as a natural astringent and helps in removing the stains.

shiny nails4


Tear off a piece of the paper bag and rub the surface and edges of your nails. This will remove rough bits, smooth grooves and remove sharpness from the nail edges.

shiny nails5


Rub olive oil over the surface of the nails and cuticles. Rub it in well and allow staying on for at least 15 minutes.
Then wash you’re your hand and moisturize it.

Or, soaking the nails in a mixture of 3 tablespoons of olive oil and1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Follow this home treatment for about 10 minutes to strengthen nails. Preferably, heat the mixture in microwave before soaking.

shiny nails6


Massaging a nail cream or oil into your nails every night helps the fingertips retain moisture. Even moisturize your nails on regular interval when you are outside and if you don’t have moisturizer then you can also use any of your lip balm.

shiny nails7


Using a combination of 1 tablespoon each of baking powder and lemon juice on your nails for a minute and then washing your hands. To replenish moisture, apply a hand cream as well.

shiny nails8


 Mix equal parts of vinegar and warm water. Soak the nail into the warm solution for approximately 15-30 minutes. Do this step twice a day.

shiny nails9

Let’s talk about makeup brushes! The right kind of makeup brush is just as important as the product itself and it’s no secret. You can have the best brand of eye shadow but if not applied with the correct brush, it’s bound to look made-up.




An eye shadow brush has short bristles and is used for applying shadow on the eye lid up to the brow bone. For longer lasting eye shadow, apply a cream eye shadow and top off with a powder version of the same color. Dab a color of joy on the eye lid with this flat brush. Make sure it is stiff enough. Stiff bristles help you pick up enough color.
This is used to blend eye shadow to eliminate streaks and division lines between colors. This brush is crucial because the worst you can do is going out with unblended makeup. It has a rounded tip and soft fibers and can be used to blend colors as well as soften eye shadow applied on the crease. You can create that smoldering Smokey eye look with it and what not. It inspires you to bring out that creative spirit in you.
This brush will help you line your eyes with eye shadow powders or any gel and liquid liners. It’s also a great tool to use when filling in your eyebrows. This stiff brush helps lining the lash lines with perfection. Applying powder eye liner becomes a cake walk with this brush.
The pencil brush is fantastic for smudging pencil and gel liners along the bottom and top of your lids. For those of you with a smaller eye shape, this brush is amazing in the crease! Use this brush for smudging color on the upper and lower lash line. It works wonders when applying color to the crease for a defined look.
This brush helps you apply a thin line of eye liner that glides on smoothly with precision. Try flicking it out with this brush and create that cat’s eye look.
This brush is used for combing eyebrow hair and helping you separate lash hair thus removing mascara clumps. It’s a must have if you are a mascara fanatic like me. Better buy metal teeth lash combs.
This is the brush used to apply mascara. It is so important to choose the right kind of mascara brush.


New Folder

This painter-like brush is great for moisturizer, primer or foundation application. Most people apply foundation with their fingertips or a sponge, and although there is nothing wrong with that, a foundation brush gives a totally flawless finish with no streaks or lines.
This looks like a mini version of the foundation brush. It is used to spot conceal blemishes and discoloration. Dip into your pot of Concealer and pat (don’t brush) on to blemished areas. Finish off with powder to set the Concealer.
A powder is large and fluffy and is used to apply face powder as a finishing touch to your make up look. It gives a more natural finish then a sponge or powder puff. To use, swirl the brush in your loose powder or compact, tap excess product off, and apply on face. This brush works well when applying loose powder in order to set the foundation. It is suggested to have separate brushes each for applying blush and powder.
Used to apply bronzer and blush, this brush looks like a smaller powder brush. Apply bronzer to your cheekbones first and then blush only to the apples of your cheeks. Blend the bronzer and blush together well for a natural looking glow. A brush like the third one in the picture above is recommended for applying blush. Better avoid the small ones that come along with the packaging when you buy blush. Its unique shape makes it easier to blend. Always go for the ones with soft bristles if you don’t want to risk overdoing it.
Highlight those cheeks with this awesome brush. You can also apply blush using the soft bristles of this brush. It applies color like a dream.


New Folder (2)

For those of you who don’t like applying lipstick directly from the tube, or looking for a more precise application, a lip brush is for you.  Although lipsticks are already designed to glide easily on the lips, a lip brush gives a more precise finish and also saves on product. You can also use this to mix different lip colors. Use this brush for a controlled application of lipstick. It helps you blend the lip liner into the lipstick perfectly. You can make use of this brush to apply eye liner too.

Are you tired of chapped lips ?Want those kissable lips ??????It’s easy!!!!!!!


first step to cure chapped lips is exfoliating them!!!!!!
you can do it easily at home….
Just take
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 1 tsp of olive oil


  • Mix for a thick consistency
  • Rub gently with your fingers for around 5 to 10 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water
  • Apply lip balm
You are ready to sizzle with beautiful lips…………..

Cracked heels are a result of your ignorance towards your feet. If you look after and pamper your skin, your hair, your face but not your hands and feet then your beauty is incomplete. Some of the reasons behind cracked heels are dry winds, lack of moisture, improper care of feet, unhealthy diet and wearing wrong types of shoes and so on.  Most of us dream of wearing sexy high heels stilettos and beautiful sandals. But due to bad condition of the heels, simply can’t! The idea of exposing the cracked heels makes you ashamed of your cracked feet, right! Well stop worrying and get set to buy the high heel sandals and stilettos to flaunt your feet in the coming summer.

crkd heels

Take 1 ripe banana and mash it to make a smooth paste. First clean your feet properly and then apply this paste on your feet and allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes. Finally wash your feet nicely with some warm water and then soak your feet in cold water for some time. Follow this natural remedy daily for a few weeks to enjoy soft and smooth heels.


Before going to bed rub olive oil into your dry, cracked heels and remember not to rinse. After applying olive quickly wear a pair of socks. Leave the socks on overnight, as it helps the heels immensely to absorb all the moisture.

olive oil

Add raw salt, lemon juice, glycerin and rose water in warm water. Soak your cracked feet in this warm water for about 10-15 minutes. Scrub off your dry skin from heel with the help of foot file or scrubber. Now take 1 tsp raw glycerin, 1 tsp rose water and 1 tsp lemon juice and mix them well. Apply this thick paste to your cracked heels. If needed, wear a pair of socks and go to bed. Wash off in the morning.

lemon salt

Apply a mixture of glycerin and rosewater to your feet for 15-20 minutes every day, continuously for 15 days and you will be amazed to see the results. Your heels will restore their actual softness and will heal tremendously.

rose water

5. HONEY –
Mix 1 cup of honey to 1 gallon of warm water and soak your feet for 10-15 minutes. All the dryness from the heels will vanish completely and the heels will become soft and supple that you will end up touching them again and again.


Soak your feet in warm, soapy water for 15 minutes, wash and dry your feet completely. Then take 1 teaspoon of Vaseline in a bowl and add lemon juice to it. Rub this mixture on your feet mainly the cracked areas and let the skin absorb this mixture thoroughly. Then rinse it off.
You can also cut a lemon and rub it directly on your feet. While rubbing lemon add few drops of Vaseline to it to make rubbing smooth.


Take the pieces of a regular candle after removing its thread. Now take some mustard oil. Heat the wax and the mustard oil to make a paste like formation. After soaking your feet in warm water and scrubbing the dry skin off, apply this wax-mustard oil paste on your heel cracks. If you have deep cracks, fill this wax paste into those fissures. Then wear a pair of sock. It will be more effective if you do this cracked heels treatment before going to bed. Do it for about a week.


Pamper your feet by soaking it in warm salty water for at least 10-15 minutes. Then put your feet in cold water so that the blood circulation in your feet gets better. It will also help in getting relief from the pain caused by cracked heels. Pat dry your feet and apply some foot cream or petroleum jelly to maintain the moisture.


Take 2 tablespoon of ground rice, and then add a few spoons of honey and apple cider vinegar to make a thick paste. If the condition of the cracks on your heels is extremely bad, add a spoon of olive oil or sweet almond oil. First soak your feet in warm water for ten minutes and then gently scrub it with this paste to remove the dead skin around your feet. Soon you will have soft heels minus the cracks.


Take a neem leaves and crush it properly to make a fine paste and then add 3 teaspoon of turmeric powder. Mix it well and then apply it on the cracks and leave it as it is for 30 minutes. Finally wash your feet with warm water and dry it out with a clean cloth.


Want your own pom pom scarf and stuff,put your style in your way. Show your attitude and style through this funky and stylish colored pom pom scarf…!!!!

pom pom scraf

So, here are some simple steps to make your own pom pom scarf in the easiest way at home without spending money…!!!

pom pom

Why spend money on manicure on every few weekends when you could do it easily at your home…. here’s some simple steps  for you….!!!

 STEP 1:

REMOVE OLD NAIL PAINT– Dapped a cotton ball in a nail polish remover, hold it on a nails for some time to dissolve nail paint, then wipe out smoothly in a outward direction. Ensure that the nail paint is completely removed and your nail is clean.

removrSTEP 2:

CUT YOUR NAILS AND FILE THEM– cut your nails if necessary and then file them, give them a proper shape as you desired. If you’re cutting your nails regularly, then filing alone should be enough.

cut nails

file nailsSTEP 3:

APPLY CUTICLE CREAM – Apply cream to the cuticles. Massage the entire hand with moisturizing lotion. Massage gently for at least 5 minutes.

cuticleSTEP 4:

APPLY RAW MILK – Apply raw milk over your hands and drop few drops of fresh lemon juice and massage it properly as it will reduce the effect of sun tanning. Leave it till it dry. Then clean it by using wet towel.

raw milkSTEP 5:

TREAT YOUR SKIN – Start with the application of sugar or salt scrub or you can use any of the scrub as you like. Just clean your hands properly as to remove any kind of stain from it.

scrubSTEP 6:

SOAK YOUR HANDS – Take lukewarm water in a bowl; add lemon juice, salt and any of the shampoo  or liquid soap to it stir it properly. Then dip your hands into it for at least 30 minutes. Then take out your hands and clean them with a dry towel.

soakSTEP 7:

CUTICLE CUTTER – Use cuticle cutter to cut the cuticle if you required. Or you can also use orange stick to remove it. Be careful while using d cuticle cutter.

cuticle cutterSTEP 8:

APPLY THE MASK – Apply any mask of your choice all over your hand. Let it dry and then rinse it off.

maskSTEP 9:

COAT WITH NAIL PAINT – When you begin to apply nail paint, begin at the center of the nail with one stroke and after it dries again coat it for better result. If you don’t want to go with nail paint then just apply any transparent nail paint, to make your nails shine.

nude shade

nail paintSTEP 10:

TREAT THEM RIGHT – Don’t use your nails as a weapon. Protect them from chips and scratches. Wear gloves when you’re tackling household chores. If you do get a scratch, then try touching up the polish rather than replacing the entire paint job.

tret thm right




Are you tired of trying various creams and lotions, with nothing seeming to work for your oily skin? Are you looking for natural remedies for oily skin? Then it is time for you to go natural! Pamper your skin with the natural skin recipes which are available on your kitchen shelves. Use these easy-to-make herbal face packs to get soft, smooth, oil-free, and glowing skin.
oily skin

oily skin

1. HONEY-TOMATO SKIN TONER:-  Take tomato puree and add few drops of honey into it, mix it well until it appears sticky. Apply this mask on your face and neck for 20 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
honey-tomato toner

honey-tomato toner

2. OATMEAL-EGG WHITE SKIN MASK:-  Make a paste by mixing egg white with oatmeal powder until it comes as a creamy one. Apply this mask on your face for 20-30 minutes and then wait till it dries completely before washing it off. Do this as often as needed.
oatmeal-egg white skin mask

oatmeal-egg white skin mask

3. HONEY-FULLER’S EARTH SKIN MASK:-  Mix ½ teaspoon honey with egg white and 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Add fuller’s earth or brewer’s yeast powder. Mix into a paste and apply it on your face and neck. Remove after 20 minutes with water.
honey fuller's earth skin mask

honey fuller’s earth skin mask

4. YOGURT-FULLER’S EARTH FACE MASK:-  Mix 1 tablespoon yoghurt with fuller’s earth and mix it well to make a thick paste. Apply it for 15 minutes and then wash it off. Yoghurt itself can be applied on the face. It helps to soften the skin and restores the natural acid mantle.
yogurt fuller's earth skin mask

yogurt fuller’s earth skin mask

5. TOMATO PORE REDUCER MASK:-  Combine a tablespoon of tomato juice with few drops of fresh lemon juice. Apply this mixture evenly on your face and other body parts. Let it dries completely before washing it off.
tomato pore reducer mask

tomato pore reducer mask

6. NEEM FACE MASK:-  Mix neem powder with a tablespoon of curd and rose water. Apply this mask on your face for 10-15 minutes and then wash it off with water.
neem face mask

neem face mask

7. ORANGE MASK:-  Dry some orange peels in the sun and powder them. Make a paste of this powder with rose water and apply evenly over the skin. Leave the pack to dry for 20 minutes and then wash your face.
orange mask

orange mask

8. RICE POWDER-CORN FLOUR FACE MASK:-  Make a paste with 1 tablespoon rice powder, 1 tablespoon corn flour and a few drops of fresh lemon juice add water if needed. Mix it well and make a thick paste. Apply this mixture and wait for 15-20 minutes and then rinse it off.
rice powder-corn flour face mask

rice powder-corn flour face mask

 9. EGG WHITE TONIC:-  Whisk an egg white for one minute or until it thickens then add 1 tsp of honey, mix it for some more time and then add 1 tsp of lemon juice. Apply it on your face and neck, rinse it off with water after 15 minutes.
egg white tonic

egg white tonic

 10. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR TONER:-  Mix 1 part apple cider vinegar with 3 parts water, apply and leave for about 5 minutes before washing clean. Or Soak a thin cloth in a mixture of 1 tbs. apple cider vinegar per 1/2 cup of warm water. Apply then layer a hot, wet cloth over top. Rest for 10 minutes then remove and wash your face.
apple cider vinegar tonic

apple cider vinegar tonic

 11. TOMATO FACE MASK:-  Cut a tomato into half; rub the tomato halves on your face. Leave the juice on for at least 15-20 minutes. Then rinse it off with cold water.
tomato face mask

tomato face mask

12. APPLE FACE MASK:-  Take 1/2 an apple and remove the seeds. Blend it with 1 tablespoon of honey to form a smooth paste. Remove in a bowl and add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply the mask and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Wash your face with cold water.
apple face mask

apple face mask

13. CUCUMBER FACE MASK:-  Grate cucumbers into a bowl lined with cheesecloth. Take up the cheesecloth and squeeze out as much cucumber liquid as you can. Add a few drops of fresh lemon juice to the cucumber liquid, cover face and neck. Allow to set for about an hour then wash away.
cucumber face mask

cucumber face mask

14. MANGO SKIN MASK:-  To make this mask, mash a mango until it turns into soft pulp, massage it into your skin, leave it on to dry for a few minutes, and then rinse it off.
mango skin mask

mango skin mask

15. TOMATO COOLING MASK:-  Crush half a tomato and add 2 tablespoon of curd into it, mix it properly to make a fine paste. Apply it on and leave for 15 minutes before washing it.

tomato cooling mask

-> Take 1 red onion, cut it into the half and squeeze it to take out the juice form it or you could extract juice with the help of blender. Once you have the juice from it, apply directly on the affected areas and let it dry for 20 minute before washing it off with mild soap.
red onion

red onion

-> Peel a fresh clove of garlic, crush it or press it to release the oils, and apply it directly on the spots. For better result apply it twice a day.


-> Application of buttermilk directly on the dark spots shows a fine result. Apply it at least for 20 minutes.
-> Or, make a paste made by mixing buttermilk with few drops of fresh lemon juice. Apply it on the affected areas and wait for 20 minutes and then rinse it off.


-> Simply apply fresh lemon juice directly to the dark spots for 10 minutes.  You can use a finger to rub the juice on the spots or apply with a cotton ball soaked in fresh lemon juice. 
-> Or, Squeeze the juice from half a lime into a bowl and mix in 1 tsp. turmeric powder. Stir it properly to blend it well. Apply the paste on the dark spots for 20 – 25 minutes, let the skin to soak the mixture properly and then rinse it with cold water.
-> Or, to enhance the effect, add another natural spot treatment like honey or vinegar on top of the lemon. And apply it on the dark skin spots.
-> Or, take fresh Lemon juice in a bowl then add cucumber juice and rose water into it mix it well. Apply it on the affected areas for 15 minutes and then wash it off.
lemon juice

lemon juice

-> Rub papaya pulp directly on the affected areas to lighten the dark spots.
-> Or, take green papaya pulp and mix few drops of lemon juice into it. Apply the mixture on the spots and then wash it off when it dries completely.


-> Apply pure aloe vera juice to the affected skin areas twice a day. Leave the juice for at least 30 minutes. Dark spots should fade within a month.
aloe vera

aloe vera

-> Puree an onion in a blender and strain out the juice. Mix this with an equal portion of vinegar. Dip a cotton ball into the mixture and rub it directly onto the spots. This remedy takes long time to show results.
-> Or, mix 2 tsp. of vinegar with 1 tsp. orange juice. Apply the mixture onto the dark spots and allow it to dry. Rinse it off with cool water and repeat this once a day.
-> Or, just soak a cotton ball in the vinegar, then dab onto the dark spots.  While it’s not the most pleasant smelling remedy, the smell only lasts a few minutes and then it disappears.
apple cider vinegar

apple cider vinegar

-> Application of a mixture made by mixing a pinch of turmeric, 2 tbs. of milk and few drops of lemon juice. Apply it on the affected areas for 15 minutes and then rinse it off.
Or, make a paste by mixing turmeric, honey and olive oil in equal portion. Apply it on the dark skin spots and then rinse it off.


Apply the oil directly to spotted skin twice a day, morning and evening, avoiding the eye area. This may help lighten spots within a month.
castor oil

castor oil

Take 2 tbs. gram flour add a pinch of turmeric and milk cream into it, mix it well and make a thick paste. Apply it for at least 30 minutes and then rinse it off when it dries completely.
gram flour

gram flour