There are some basics things that one needs to do to keep looking beautiful. Drink several glasses of water a day as it helps your body to flush away any impurities from the kidney and bloodstream and imparts moisture to the skin.
Eat lots of fruits and vegetables especially greens which contains vitamin A and minerals.
Get plenty of exercise,especially walking in the fresh air.
If you insist on using sweeteners in your daily diet, try brown sugar, honey or molasses.
When all of these essentials are in operation you can then bring out your natural beauty by turning to the kitchen to make natural products minus the harsh chemicals found in your commercial products.
If you have cracked heels, melt paraffin wax; mix it with little mustard oil and apply on the affected area. Leave it overnight. After 10 or 15 days, your heels will become smooth.
Remove scars on your hands and feet by rubbing them with lemon peel.
To reduce puffiness of your eyes, grate a potato; tie in a cloth and place the cloth over your eyes for about 15 minutes.
Place cotton wool swabs dipped in cold milk on closed eyes for removing dark circles.
Apply the juice of lemon skin for avoiding black colour of lips
To loosen blackheads, mix equal quantities of baking soda and water and rub gently on face for 2-3 minutes rinse with warm water or mix 2 tbsp cornmeal with water to make a thick paste, apply to face and then rinse.
Cut a seedless grape in half, gently crush it on your face and neck. Leave for 20 minutes and rinse with tepid water. Good for crows feet and lines around the mouth.
Make a solution of one part of onion juice with two parts of vinegar. Rub onto the affected skin several times a day. Within a few weeks this treatment will remove liver spots.
Mix two cupfuls of apple cider vinegar with a tablespoon of honey. This makes a good cooling sunburn lotion.
Honey can be used to smooth rough hands and is said to delay the aging process if a little is smoothed into the skin every night before bed.
Put 1 cup warm water in a bowl, add 1denture tablet.Soak hands for 10 minutes, rinse with warm water to whiten nails.
Harden nails by soaking in warm olive oil every 2 days.
Mince 10 cloves of garlic and mix with 150m1 (6f1 oz) of castor oil. Cover and leave for 48 hours. Strain the liquid into a bottle. This scalp cleanser should be massaged into the scalp with the finger-tips. Wrap the head in a warm towel and leave for about one hour. Afterwards shampoo the hair thoroughly
Massage herb or lavender vinegar into the scalp before washing the hair. Repeat this several times each week until dandruff clears.
Add a small pinch of salt in water and wash for bright and sparkling eyes.