*A Luxury treatment for a smooth complexion. Take a fist full of almonds, powder and Spring Season- Skin Care by home-made cosmetics.
Beauty care during different seasons: Cleanser: To get a supple, problem-free skin, cleanse your skin. 1. Prepare a home cleanser by mixing half a cup of milk with ½tsp of any vegetable oil, like sesame seed oil, or olive oil. 2. Put the mixture in a bottle and shake well. Wipe your skin with this, using cotton wool and keep the remainder in the fridge for 2-3 days. Tone Well: After cleansing, tone your skin with a rose-based skin tonic or rose water. Make cotton- wool pads and soak them in rose water. First wipe the face and then pat the face with the cotton wool pad. This improves blood circulation to the skin surface. Avoid eruptions: Tulsi leaves come useful for eruptive conditions. It helps to soothe rashes and eruptions. Apply a paste of tulsi leaves on the skin and wash off after 15 mts. You can also use sandalwood paste for eruptive conditions. Mix sandalwood with a little rose water and apply on the skin. Wash off with plain water after 30 mts.
For itchy skin, Add 1 tbsp vinegar to a mug of water and pour it on the affected area. It helps in getting relief.
Nourish your skin: Fruit masks are a good option to nourish your skin what- ever type it is. Mix pulp of ripe papaya with grated cucumber, grated apple, mashed banana. Apply this on the face. Wash it off after half an hour. Curd and oats can also be added to this.
Study your Skin Type and Treat: Shiny Face: If you have oily skin, avoid spicy food, tea, coffee, cigarettes & fatty foods. As these foods, aggravates ‘Constipation’, so ensure your diet has natural roughage like raw fruits, vegetables, pulses, legumes, and whole grains. Also drink lots of water and carry on a scrupulous cleansing routine.
Sunburns: If your skin becomes dark, leathery and patchy, you have sun burn. Severe Sunburn can also lead to pigmentation. Treat the sunburn immediately. Drink lots of fluids to keep your body hydrated for sunburns on dry skin can be terrible. ‘A moisturizing sun cream is essential’.
Home Remedy: Mix 3 tbsp Aloe Vera gel, 2 tbsp honey and ½tbsp olive oil. Apply all over the face. This will hydrate, moisturize and rejuvenate the skin. You can also rub slices of fresh cucumber over the sunburn area.
Blackheads: Greasy skin is inclined to be shiny with open pores and black heads. Blackheads are a result of over active Sebaceous glands. To eliminate blackheads, try Scrub treatment twice a week. Moisten your face and hands with warm water, then put a teaspoon of cleansing granules in the palm, work them into the face.
Massage gently for a few seconds. Concentrate on clogged pores and blackhead areas. Rinse off thoroughly with warm water.
Keeping your complexion clean and clear isn’t simple. Find your type of skin and choose cleansing products that keep it looking beautiful all through the year. For Extra Dry Skin: Avoid cleansing scrubs, they can irritate dry complexions. Instead use a soft facial brush to work cleanser over your skin gently and exfoliate dead cells. Oily skin: Face looks shiny or greasy a few hours after washing, may be prone to breakouts, pores are usually visible, complexion can look dull because of oil buildup. Clean away oil and makeup with a soap-free liquid foaming cleanser, gel cleanser or glycerin soap. Gels are great choice for winter months, they remove grease but also contain oil-free moisturizers, so they won’t leave the skin feeling tight or looking flaky. For super oily skin: Alternate your regular cleanser with a cleansing scrub. Gentle Exfoliating Scrub perks up natural skin tone by sloughing away dead cells ‘packed down’ by surface oil. Wash oily skin twice daily, in between pat away oil with blotting tissue. For Problem Skin: Use lipid-free cleanser. Avoid products containing fragrance, lanolin and alcohol. Stir clear of scrubs or cleansing grains, instead gently, massage cleanser over skin with a soft complexion sponge.
Adult Acne-prone Skin: Can’t tolerate the aggressive cleansing. Adolescent skin can use specially formulated for sensitive skin. Water is best remedy: *Use lukewarm or cool water to wet and rinse skin. Hot or Cold water can shock skin and dilate capillaries. *No matter what your skin type, use a soap- less cleanser, if you have hard water. (soap can combine with minerals and leave a film). Rinse your skin thoroughly after washing (30 splashes). You’ll prevent cleanser residue from clogging pores, irritating skin and dulling your complexion. *Use a mild toner after cleansing to restore the pH balance to your skin. *Lock it all in before the water has a chance to evaporate. Pat your skin until it’s damp, then sweep entire face and neck.
Homemade Face Masks: Face Masks are something one can make at home. Our kitchen is a treasure of so many natural ingredients; we can make so many cocktail masks out of these. Vatna- Self tried home-made Mask (face wash), by myself and my daughters. It is generally used as part of an Indian Marriage Ceremony, but can be used as part of your beauty regime, use 3-4 times a week to cleanse the skin.
For oily skin: (Face wash) 1 tbsp besan add 1 tsp curd and 1-2 pinches of turmeric, mix and make a spreadable paste with water. Apply to the face and leave for 15-20 minutes, then wash with warm water, pat dry face. For dry and normal skin: Instead of yogurt add 1tbsp heavy whipping cream in the above mixture. Make a paste and if it is not of the required consistency add water to make it spreadable as above and apply in the same manner.
Homemade Masks are nourishing and inexpensive. They pamper one’s skin with natural Homemade Face Masks: Face Masks are something one can make at home. Our kitchen is a treasure of so many natural ingredients; we can make so many cocktail masks out of these. Vatna- Self tried home-made Mask (face wash), by myself and my daughters. It is generally used as part of an Indian Marriage Ceremony, but can be used as part of your beauty regime, use 3-4 times a week to cleanse the skin.
For oily skin: (Face wash) 1 tbsp besan add 1 tsp curd and 1-2 pinches of turmeric, mix and make a spreadable paste with water. Apply to the face and leave for 15-20 minutes, then wash with warm water, pat dry face. For dry and normal skin: Instead of yogurt add 1 tbsp heavy whipping cream in the above mixture. Make a paste and if it is not of the required consistency add water to make it spreadable as above and apply in the same manner. Homemade Masks are nourishing and inexpensive. They pamper one’s skin with natural ingredients. The following are applied and tested by Beauticians. Also they are easy to make. So, pamper your skin with natural skin care recipes:
Home Masks for normal to oily skin. *Carrot- Honey Mask: Take a carrot, grate and mix with 1tsp honey. Apply this all over the face, leave it for 15mts. Then wash and feel the difference after regular use. *Mashed Papaya with Wheat Bran Mask: Mash 2 slices of papaya; ½tsp milk powder; and ½tsp wheat bran. Mix this mixture with rose water and make a paste. Apply this paste on the face and neck, keep it for 10mts. and gently wash it off with cold water to get fresh and youthful skin. *Yogurt- Strawberry Blush: Take 5 Strawberries mash them with 2tsp yogurt and 1tsp fullerâ€™s earth. Apply this on the face for 10mts. Rinse with lipid water and get radiant glowing skin within a short period of time. *Guava- Oatmeal Treat: *Mash 1 guava and stir it in the mixture of oatmeal and 2-3 drops of lemon juice. Apply on the face for 20mts. Then wash it with cold water. *Orange Peel and Sandalwood Pack with Fuller's Earth: Make a mixture of 1tsp sandalwood powder, 1tsp orange peel powder and ½tsp of fuller’s earth. Mix these ingredients mixture in rose water to form a paste. Apply this on the face and leave it for 20mts. Wash it off to get a more fair, toned and tightened skin.
*Milk-BesanTreatment: Mix 2tsp basen; 2-3 drops lemon juice; pinch of camphor and a little milk and form a paste. Apply it over the face and leave it for 15mts. Then scrub it off with milk. This mask, also treat scars on the facial skin.
Home Masks for Normal and Dry Skin: *Honey, Potato and Egg white: Mix 1tsp honey with white of 1 egg and grated potato. Apply this on the face and let it dry. Wash off with cold water and feel the freshness as a result. *Fresh cream - Spinach Puree Mask: Take 1 C of raw pureed spinach, and 1 tsp fresh cream, mix well. Apply on the face and leave for ½ an hour then wash it and see the charming skin to support your looks. Lemon- Egg Emulsion Lift: Whip an egg white till it gets peaked up. Store it in the freezer for about 15 mts. now add 1 tsp of fresh apple juice. Apply on the skin to get a soft and toned skin. Papaya- Banana Mask: Grind papaya, banana and yogurt together. Apply this on clean face and keep it for half an hour. Then wash with cold water. Apply daily and you will have glowing skin.
Essential Note: All Masks can be applied at least 2-3 times a week. They are the fastest way of giving skin a boost. For best results deep cleanse your skin before applying the mask. Avoid eye areas and do not put masks for more than 10-20minutes, after washing off the mask, apply some light moisturizer.
Home-Made Aids for Beauty: Regular facial help in revitalizing your skin. The cleansing process is more thorough and deep when a rotatory brush, which works several hundred revolutions per minute, is used. It is important to use scientifically balanced creams, for each type of skin e.g. A dry skin, lacks certain esterified fatty acids (EFA). So creams with EFA's should be used. Oily and acne prone skin requires liquid moisturizers, which gently reduce the oil gland secretion without drying up the entire skin. The use of scrubs rejuvenates the skin. A simple homemade mixture of semolina with arrowroot or rice flour makes an excellent scrub.
Home-made Cosmetics: Safe, pure and cheap, home-made cosmetics are simple and easy to prepare and have been proved useful for centuries. Honey with curds makes an effective Skin Conditioner: Makes a good facial to clean the pores and eliminate blemishes, which make you look years younger. *Skin Conditioner: 2 tbsp plain yogurt mix with 1 tsp raw honey. Apply this mixture liberally to your face, let it set for several minutes, then remove with warm water. You will feel clean and fresh. *Cucumber cleanser: Ingredients: 1/2 cucumber, liquidized and strained 2 tbsp lemon juice 2-3 drops vinegar Method: To the cucumber juice, add lemon juice and vinegar, Mix and apply by dipping a piece of cotton in the mixture and dabbing on the face. *Mint Leaves: Use mint leaves to get rid of dark circles under eyes. *Crush some fresh mint leaves and apply around eye areas. Leave for 10 minutes before rinsing off with cold water. Honey Moisturizer for smoothing skin: *Heat 1 tbsp honey for ½ minute on a very low fire. Let it cool and then spread it as a film all over the face. Leave it for 20 minutes, then remove with cotton wool pads and rinse with warm water. Your skin will feel soft and supple after the treatment. To moisturize the face, you can also apply a paste made from a mixture of 1 peach, 4 grapes and a few cabbage leaves. Leave it on your face for 15 minutes before rinsing off with plenty of cold water.
Care of Complexion: The history of beauty aids may be traced by centuries. It is ˜modern” its current form and different from the traditional in its mass production and elegance. Through its process of ˜mill and grind” own the ages, it has emerged as something highly potential and refined. Egyptian Queens relied on the potent powers of home-concocted beauty aids and romantic remedies to lure the Pharaohs. And perhaps the underlying secret of the famed beauty of the Moghul Empresses sprang from the same source. Beauties of Rome purified their bodies with sap of the lily and asses’ milk. Coaxing Beauty: The first step is to coax the glow on your skin, the sparkle into your eyes and teeth and the texture on your hair, by scrupulous cleanliness, and then to conserve it by patience and diligence and care for it for the rest of your life. Note: If proper care is paid to a child’s skin, eyes, hair and teeth from an early age, they will pay off rich dividends in the “teen”. Then the rest of the responsibility lies with the individual, glamor is acquired, not born.
A correct balanced diet is an essential factor. Let your daily menu include fresh crisp salads, plenty of green vegetables, milk, butter, curds, cottage cheese, fresh and dry fruits, nuts etc. Your quota of vitamins, proteins and carbohydrates, starches must all be replenished to ensure health. *A generous squeeze of sour lime juice with warm water taken as a morning ritual will purify your blood and wash away any extra poundage.
Try Home-brewed aids for beauty vigil. Every night, be sure of removing all stale make-up off your face, preferably with warm water. *To ensure a smooth white skin, apply soft bread soaked in milk to your face, throat and hands. Do not wash it off, as it will gradually evaporate. *If your skin tends to be greasy, bathe your face and neck with very warm water, dry thoroughly, then rub an ice-cube gently all over, this will act as an efficacious astringent, leaving you quite refreshed. Sun Tan may be removed with a little patience and perseverance. *It can be removed by diluting gram flour (basen) in a smooth paste with either some fresh cream, milk, ork or water, then apply to the face and body before a soap bath. Scrub your skin till it glows. If the skin tends to be rough, reddish or flaky this is a good and simple remedy. *Application of curds to the skin and hair is considered a healthy base, as a smoothening agent and to revitalize the hair. Weekly Baths: *Fresh orange rinds squeezed and rubbed into your skin, outer side in contact with the surface will stimulate a sensitive complexion and encourage a faint delicate blush. *Indulge in weekly oil-baths. To pep up sluggish blood circulation, massage yourself with til or sweet oil. Leave it on for a quarter of an hour. Now resume your soap water bath. *Almond oil massage for children makes the muscles firm and supple. Dilute with some milk, add a dash of saffron to lend a tint of soft golden glow to your skin. Apply gently and smooth out. Now face the mirror, your complexion will wear a rare warmth and richness.
About Pimples: *To soothe pimples, a simple treatment may be devised from Neem leaves, possessed of antiseptic properties. Leave these overnight in a degchi full of warm water. Remove the leaves and bathe your face in this water every morning. *Boric powder mixed with rose water and applied to pimples acts as an effective cooler. Turmeric powder is likewise efficacious. *Sandalwood paste, a royalty among indigenous cosmetics, is also endowed with curative properties but must be used sparingly. *During uneasy, sticky rainy months take fragrant baths to replace that expensive and caressing feel of the salt-diluted water. *Take a final rinse with water sprinkled with either a few drops of eau-de-cologne or rose water. The subtle scent will help keep off unpleasant odor. Face Masks are something one can make at home. Our kitchen is a treasure of so many natural ingredients; we can make so many cocktail masks out of these. These masks are nourishing inexpensive and easy to prepare.
Manicured and Smooth hands: To keep your hands smooth and well-manicured, avoid dipping them in hard water and hard detergents. To counter-act brittle nails, eat jelly set in gelatin for something, regularly. In order to revitalize them, dip the fingers in warm olive-oil for about 15 to 20 minutes every night.
Herbal Home-madeCosmetic: Home-made cosmetics are a bit messy sometimes, but it's exciting as well cheap and very rewarding. Apparatus you need for this is: Several varying sizes of glass bowls A measuring jar Wooden spoons A clean mortar and pestle Dark Storage jars to store your potions, so light doesnâ€™t reach the contents. Remember not to store for long periods especially if they contain edible food stuff.
A Wonderful Cleaner: ˜ "Crush-in Cleaner” To clean up the make- up, at night which you wear during the day. Cleaning is a must to open pores and prevent blemishes. *Ingredients: 6 finely crushed almonds A handful of rose petals A few drops of lemon juice A mug of hot water Method: 1. Bruise the rose petals by pouring hot water over them. Strain after 15 minutes. This makes the rose water. 2. Now mix together crushed almonds and lemon juice with rose water. Clean the face with this mixture. You can see your stale make-up & dirt coming off to leave your skin sparkling clean. Moisturizer: Dry, rough and tough Skin needs moisturizer. For refresh and nourish moisturizer, drink for your face. *Ingredients: 1C Almonds, soaked and made into a paste 1 tsp yeast 1 Vitamin E capsule Method: 1. Mix all ingredients together well. 2. Apply all over the face, under the eye areas too. 3. Keep till it semi-drie 4. Wash off, and feel your skin soft, supple and glowing. * Herbal Pack Moisturizer: Ingredients & Method: 4 almonds and soak them in enough milk to cover them. Leave them soaked overnight. Next morning peel and grind them to a smooth paste. Mix 2 tbsp more of milk and a few drops of rose essence. Store in a bottle and keep refrigerated. To use: Apply to a clean face and allow the mixture to remain on your face and neck for 20mts. Rinse off with cold water. Tangy Toner: After opening and cleaning the pores area, the pores need to be closed, tightened and cleared of all cleanser. For this, youâ€™ll need an effective toner. Hereâ€™s how you can make one effectively. *Ingredients: ½ a cucumber 2 tbsp mint juice ½ tsp lemon juice 2-3 drops vinegar Method: 1. Liquidize cucumber and strain. 2. To the cucumber juice add mint juice, lemon juice and vinegar. 3. Dab a piece of cotton in it and apply on the face. 4. Feel a tightening and porcelain effect on your skin after this treatment. Kiss“ stick: Herbal lipstick: When your skin is clean, fresh and ready to be made up, enjoy your own home-made herbal lipstick. It not only colors the lips but keeps it soft and dewy too. *Ingredients: 2tbsp white beeswax 1tsp castor oil 4 tbsp olive oil ½tsp beetroot juice Method: 1. Melt wax in a double pot. (i.e. one small vessel placed in bigger one partially filled water) 2. Remove from heat. Add all other ingredients and mix. Your lipstick is ready. Cheeky Pink: Blush If you're on the pale side and want a fresh, natural tint to your cheeks make your blush. *Ingredients: 4-6 drops beetroot juice 5 ml glycerin A little petroleum jelly as base Method: 1. Add juice and glycerin to petroleum jelly. 2. Whisk together and there is your herbed gloss ready in a minute. Clean ˜N clear: When the time comes to take off your make-up, try the following: *Ingredients: 1 tsp peanut oil 1 tsp castor oil Method: Shake well, dab some of the mixture on cotton wool and rub gently over eye. Sheen ˜n Shine. Skin is important but without a shining mop of hair to top it off, some would look really drab. Now if you want your hair to really shine, apply this amazing recipe. *Ingredients: 25 ml brandy 25 ml water Juice of 1 lemon 1 egg yolk Method: 1. Mix all the ingredients well and massage into hair. 2. Leave for 10mts and rinse. Conditioner: Conditioning is good for dull hair. Use this great natural conditioner. *Ingredients ½C curds 1tsp almond oil 1 egg yolk Method: 1. Beat curds and then add oil and yolk. 2. Massage into hair and leave for few minutes. Rinse the hair with warm or cold water thoroughly. To Prevent Hair Fall: *Ingredients Dried peels of Orange, rind of lemon and skin of pomegranate Coconut oil Method: Grind the peels into powder. Mix this powder in coconut oil and apply to hair to prevent hair fall (loss) and also to give shining hair. Split- Stopper: If you have split hair it means your hair needs nourishment: *Ingredients: 1tsp honey 1vitamin E capscule 1 egg yolk 1tbsp any vegetable oil Method: 1. Mix all together well. 2. Put the mixture on the hair and leave on hair for 30-35mts. Then wash thoroughly. This mixture will strengthen damaged and brittle hair Herbal Bath: Mixture of herbs like mint, tulsi, neem, rose petals or lavender make a layer of herbs. Now run your bath over this layer. 1tsp of clear honey also rejuvenates and soothe Extra Refreshing Bath: Turn freshly cut and used lemon rinds inside out and soak them for 5mts in hot bath water. For Dry Skin: 1. Place oatmeal bran in a bag and swirl around while bath water is running. 2. Adding oil to your bath also leaves your skin soft, smooth and glowing. 3. Try a few drops of peppermint and almond oil and feel the difference. 4. For luxurious foaming bath oil, add a little baby oil to 1tsp of any shampoo and shake. 5. Put 1tsp of this mixture into your bath and relax. Healthy Skin Tips: 1. Oil massage, an overnight oil or hot oil treatment to the scalp, rejuvenates and nourishes the scalp, stimulates blood flow and helps the growth of healthy hair. 2. Daily Sleep at least 8 hours at night, will cleanse your skin while you sleep. 3. A cleansing and moisturizing routine is good for clean skin. Aromatic oils for Beauty Massage: Skin Therapy: Dry skin due to tension, stress or weather, can be remedied by oil massage. Use the oils Rose & Naiole (orange Blossom), if you have a little sinus just rub a drop of Euryptus oil before the massage. *Take 6 drops of Rose oil and 2 drops of Naioli. Cleanse the face either with a cleanser or water and soft massage the face with the above oil mixture. Then wipe it with damp cloth. Scrub: Then scrub the face with gel mixed with grains of Sandalwood and Orange peel. The grains should not be either, very smooth or very hard. Scrub is to remove the dead skin cells from the face. Once a week, put a mineral mask (pack). Remove the pack with wet cloth. Then use a toner to remove the residue left by face pack. Facial: Then use moisturizer with sun screen. If the moisturizer has no sun screen then use the sun screen separately as it is necessary for your skin. Don't use excessive moisturizer. Anti-wrinkle Preparation: Most effective way is to take a balanced nutritious and well regulated diet, moderate exercise and adequate sleep and rest. Avoid excess physical and mental strain and undue exposure to the elements like sun and dust. Combine this with a sensible skin care routine and high thinking. Dry Orange Peels in the sun till they become crackling dry. Grind them in a grinder to a fine powder. This can be used in preparing the face masks. Other Face Packs easily made from ingredients average kitchen shelves have. These are cheap, purer and safe. 1. One teaspoon dry yeast, mixed in ½C warm milk and allowed to ferment for 20 mts. Forms a good pack. 2. Apply a thick layer of honey on the face for 15mts. leaves a glowing face skin. 3. Milk and lemon juice bleaches as well as moisturizers. 4. Rose water, mixed with any base like Fuller's earth (Chickni Mitti or Multani Mitti), gives a very refreshing pack. 5. A pack that whitens skin is made of: 1 tsp curd, mixed with 1 tsp Fuller,s earth and 1tsp mint juice. 6. Make a quick and refreshing face mask by grinding bitter gourd to a paste. Add gram flour to it. Apply this paste on the face, keep for 15 mts. and then wash with cold water. You can feel the difference. Moisturizing herbal pack: a) Take 4 almonds soak them overnight in enough milk to cover them. In the morning peel almonds and grind them to a smooth paste. b) Mix 2 tbsp more milk and a few drops of rose essence. c) Store in a bottle and keep refrigerated. d) Apply to a clean face and allow the mixture to remain on the face and neck for 20mts. Rinse off with cold water. Body Odor: Extreme heat in the summer leads to excess sweating. While some are able to manage with simply spraying some deodorant in the required areas, others have a problem handling the body odor that can be quite unpleasant for them and people around alike. Here are some help for dealing with this. *Wet wipes and powder: Wet wipes come handy when the need arises, clean arm pits and neck with them. Then dab some talcum powder in those areas. *Drink lots of water: Consuming about 4-5 bottles of water in a day can be helpful too. *Eat healthy: eating green vegetables and lots of fruits nourish the body and eventually reduce the odor. Green tea also helpful as it is rich in antioxidants. *Exercise: Jogging and basic cardio can be helpful as that reduces the toxins in the body that are otherwise released when one sweats in the day.
Some health tips: Boost your immunity and physical health. Reboots your fertility. Research has proven that if you are trying to conceive then you should pay extra attention to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and being physically fit. Here’s what you need to do. 1. Start with eating right: Too many of us are eating too late in the day or night. When we go to bed, we’re meant to digest our day, not our dinner: Eating at th right time is important as much as following a balanced diet, which is full of multi-vitamins and minerals. Vitamin C is important for women who are planning a baby as it significantly increases the pregnancy rate. Protein in your diet is also essential for your fertility as it helps maintain blood sugar balance. Make sure you include more salads and fresh fruits to your diet. 2. Don’t Sit; Go Out and Walk. Walking is an ideal pre-conception exercise. It is a great cardiovascular exercise especially if you step to a reasonable pace. Apart from this, it also helps tone your legs, back and tummy. All these are very important in treating infertility as being fit is the most integral part of your conception plan. So, go for regular walks at least once a day. 3. Find Your Mental Peace. Find a quiet place away from distractions. Clear your mind and focus on your breathing for 10-20 minutes. Try to do this daily, since it relaxes the mind and body. Listen to some soothing sounds or instrumental music to unwind and eliminate stress. 4. Keep a Check on Your Biological Clock. As we age, our biological clock starts ticking. Women are most fertile in their early 20s and their fertility declines with age. From the age of 35, this fall becomes sleeper. ‘The more fertility aware you are the better it is, so that you can make an informed decision and be aware that it might take you longer to conceive. Don’t hesitate to seek professional help in case you struggle to conceive.
Dry chapped lips are a beauty woe for most women Some Home Remedies for chapped lips during Winter Season. While the situation naturally worsens 'During the colder months', extensive use of drying, long-stay matte lipsticks can also have your lips dehydrated. Are there any hydrating home remedies to get soft, healthy lips? Of course! Stock up on natural oils, green tea, papaya and beetroot juice, suggest health experts. *Natural oils such as coconut oil, grape seed oil, tea tree oil, neem oil, almond oil and jojoba oil are excellent moisturizers. Since coconut oil is widely available, use it as your base. Choose any other form of natural oil and mix a few drops of it to about a spoon of coconut oil. Blend it in and apply generously on your lips. You will notice a difference in just about a couple of days. *Your lips often begin to bleed and hurt when the chapping is extreme. To quickly rectify this problem, you can try the honey-petroleum jelly home remedy. Just apply a thick layer of raw, organic honey on your lips and seal it off with a layer of petroleum jelly on top. Leave for about 15 minutes and then gently wipe it off with a damp towel. *Rose plant in your house will help your lips stay nourished and enhance the beautiful color. Wash a handful of rose petals in water, and soak in milk for a few hours. (If you have issues with dairy products, you can soak them in glycerin instead). Mash into a thick paste and apply 2-3 times a day and every night before sleeping. *Green Tea is rich in tennis, a compound of green tea in some hot water and place the bag on your lips that make your lips healthy and strong. Just dip a bag und that helps repair the damaged skin cells on your lips. Leave it for as long as you can and you will feel the discomfort slipping away. *Dry, chapped skin often brings about itching and discomfort. To combat that hydrate your lips, try using papaya and honey home remedy. Mix a spoon of papaya pulp with a spoon of honey and apply to your lips. *Last recipe has a dual effect. Beetroot juice is full of nutrients that hydrate your skin from the inside. It has a dark red color. This home remedy is ideal to try before you leave home. Apply some purebeetroot juice directly to the lips and leave for about 15 minutes. Then wash if off with cold water. You will find your lips to be hydrated and strained in a beautiful red-maroon hue.