Hollywood stars use this natural beauty product and it’s amazing

Today, we are giving the spotlight to Apple Cider Vinegar!
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This natural inexpensive product has been in existence as far back as 400 BC by Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. He used it in his time.

Apple Cider Vinegar is formed by fermentation process. Bacteria and yeast breakdown the sugars in the cider. The sugars are first turned to alcohol and it further ferments to vinegar.

Ok so enough with the history and the process. What you really want to know is how does it help your skin glow, how can it get rid of your pimples and make your skin look younger. So let’s get into that.
Apple cider contains acetic acid, vitamins, mineral salts and amino acids. The pH of apple cider vinegar is similar to the outer layer of the skin. So it helps to restore and balance the pH of the skin and acid … Read more

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6 enlightening ways to reduce dark circles

“Have you been sleeping well lately?”, asks your friend while looking at your dark bags under your eyes.

We’ve heard it many times before and it’s true in any shape and form, our eyes are indeed the windows to our souls. However, the dark circles surrounding our view makes it rather less appealing. Plus, it gives the notion of having health issues, sleep deprivation and others.

Donning panda eyes, or some even call it raccoon eyes, can be frustrating as it ruins your whole look. No matter how much concealer you apply over it, some dark under eye bags just won’t give in. Sometimes, makeup, beauty hacks and tricks aren’t enough.

Dark circles is a dilemma for men and women alike. Men are just structured to be less conscious about such issues. Nobody strikes a smile while staring at the mirror getting a clear sight of the exhausted look on Read more

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7 Ways To Get Rid Of Wrinkles And Fine Lines

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Wrinkles And Fine Lines

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Wrinkles are signs of aging that most people are never comfortable with it. Most people struggle with it using various beauty products and others plastic surgery. It reaches a point when the age has gone too far and can no longer be overcome. However, there are wrinkles that are not caused by aging; they are caused by strong beauty products, exposure to the sun and other things that affect the skin collagen. This is the kind that requires the following remedies;

1. Keeping the skin moisturized
Sometimes drying of the skin leads to the formation of wrinkles according to research conducted by Dr Nick Lowe, consultant dermatologist at The Cranley Clinic in Los Angeles. Therefore, always keep your skin moisturized or any other part of the skin to reduce the chances of early formation of wrinkles. Moisturizing should occur especially after coming into contact with water. There are varieties of … Read more

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Top 7 Solutions to Get Rid of Dry Skin in winter

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Winter holidays come with joy and a lot of fun activities. It also comes with a thirsty air

which can be debilitating to the skin .With approach of the winter people prepare not

only for warm clothing but also for solutions to care for the skin. Winter needs extra

efforts for skin care this will involve changing some of your products like the moisturizer

to fit the season, banning the long and hot showers. Dry skin takes away the glow and

radiant complexion of the skin. Our skin has to glow all the seasons including the winter.

Here are some solutions to get rid of dry skin during winter;

1. Get a good humidifier

Worried about the dry air indoors? Hydrate it with a humidifier. Humidifier adds moisture

to the air which is distributed throughout the house to protect your skin from the drying

effect. This gives you comfort even … Read more

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Signs You May Want to Switch to Organic Skin Care

Miranda Kerr is just one on the list of the many celebrities that use organic products. She eats healthy, as well and she also made her own organic cosmetic line. Alicia Silverstone goes one step further and claims that she has solved her acne problem by using the organic cosmetic line and leading a healthy lifestyle. Here are the problems that people claim they have solved by switching to organic products and cosmetic lines. Some of them are not truly solved, but the organic cosmetics have provided a lot of relief and made them way better and far more bearable.

Acne


There are many causes for the acne. Some of them are hormonal, some are caused by the skin dryness, toxins that build up in your body, stress levels and many more. Healthy lifestyle choices are the first step in fighting acne. However, that is rarely enough. You need cosmetics … Read more

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6 beauty remedies you can try from your kitchen!

Want to go out for a hair treatment but the trip to the salon is too expensive for you? Have a really exposed pimple that distracts you (and probably other people too)? These are just two of the main dilemmas that goes on women’s mind.

But hey! Good thing there are natural and easy at-home remedies to solve these issues. Never spend a chunk of your income for beauty treatments when you can pamper yourself in the comfort of your own home with these cool and effective beauty remedies. Add these to your DIY checklist!

1. Lemon juice + baking soda to whiten your teeth

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Simply mix fresh lemon juice with baking soda in both equal parts then grab a cotton ball or a q-tip to apply it to your teeth. Let it sit there for a minute or two then brush your teeth as you normally … Read more

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6 benefits of Argan oil for the skin and hair

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Argan oil comes from argan tree nuts majorly found in Morocco. It contains about 80% unsaturated fatty acids which work wonders to get rid of signs of premature aging.

As a moisturizer
Argan oil can be used as a moisturizer for the skin. It keeps the skin hydrated, smooth and gives it a silky feel. It is rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids and thus is great for making the skin feel rejuvenated.

Anti-Aging benefits
One of the main causes of premature aging is the harmful UV rays of the sun. Argan oil helps to reduce wrinkles by restoring the skin’s water lipid layer and increasing the skin moisture. The fatty acids in argan oil helps to fight free radicals, improve the elasticity of the skin and increase the cell strength of facial skin.
A regular application of argan oil to your skin can help reduce the signs … Read more

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Skincare: Get Those Vitamins

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“A well balanced diet and a good skin care regimen with ample of vitamins in it is the perfect recipe for a Great glowing young skin that will be an asset to you for the whole of your life. The role of vitamins is quite big in human life although you may not feel it until you find a deficiency of one of the vitamins in your body.

The importance of vitamins for skin
Vitamins participate in the smooth functioning of the body at a cellular level. The absence of vitamins is clearly evident in the structure of the human body. Skin is one part of the body that requires nourishment and care from inside and outside equally. Since it forms the protective covering of the body for vital body organs; keeping the skin in the best form is in the best interest of the body. Nourishing the skin from … Read more

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8 beauty secrets to steal from India

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I always saw Indian movies when I was younger, I still do but not as much as I used to. I remember wishing I knew what beauty products Aishwarya Rai uses. Her skin always looks so flawless and don’t get me started on the hair! Anyway after doing some research, I discovered some natural beauty regimen some Indian women use.
Tumeric is a popular beauty ingredient in the world right now, but there are 7 more you guys! Let’s dig into these Indian beauty secrets

1) Herbal steam
Herbal steam can help the skin be clear and healthy. It helps to clear clog pores and balance complexions. Steaming with herbal infusions is even more therapeutic. Add rose petal powder and 1tbsp mint leaves to hot water for a good facial steaming session.

2) Honey and lemon juice facial mask
This mask can draw out excess oil from your skin and … Read more

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9 essential tips for dealing with hot weather in Nigeria

9 essential tips for dealing with hot weather

If you live in Nigeria like I do, you would no doubt be used to the almost constant hot weather. There’s nothing more disheartening than getting your face beat in the morning and then looking all sweaty and greasy in the afternoon. It’s important to stay hydrated all day in this type of weather.

Over time, I’ve found some ways that has helped me battle the extremely hot weather in Nigeria and I’m more than happy to share them with you, hopefully it can be of use to you too.

1) Use sunglasses
The UV rays of the sun can be harmful to the eyes so it’s important to use sunglasses especially when it’s so hot outside. Also it helps limit squinting, which can cause early wrinkles around the eyes.

2) Minimize alcohol intake
Alcohol can be dehydrating, leaving your skin looking dry and dull. You really need to cut … Read more

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