Beauty Talk

1. I have a chronic hair fall problem, How do I solve it?

Recipe: Soak the following ingredients overnight: 200 gms. Coconut oil, 25 gms. methi (fenugreek) seek powder, 100 gms. Grated green pumpkin, 2 tbsp. Castor oil. Soak all these overnight. The next day cook on a low flame till the pumpkin gets light brown. Cool and strain. Massage your scalp when clean at least 3 times a week using either a cling film, cap or steam towel to allow oil to penetrate the pores. Shampoo, finally rinsing with 4 lids vinegar in a tumbler of water.

2. How do I lighten my tan?

Treatment: Rub a slice of tomato immediately after you come in from the sun. Leave the juice on for 20 minutes; then rinse.

3. I have large, open pores. How do I remedy this?

Recipe: Blend 1 tsp. Tomato juice, with 2 drops of lime juice and tsp. Honey. Leave this on your skin for 20 minutes every alternate day. Rinse off with cold water.

4. How do I soothe tired eyes?

Treatment: Apply cool tea or camomile tea bags on your eyes daily, for 10 minutes.

5. What is an effective skin cooler in warm weather?

Treatment: Plain yogurt left on skin for just 15 minutes and rinsed off with mint tea water works wonders.

6. How do I treat warts?

Treatment: A little cauliflower juice applied on warts helps them drop off gradually.

7. My skin is always tired and dry. How can I make it glow?

Mask: 1 tbsp. Strawberry pulp with 1 tbsp. Almond powder works wonders when blended and applied on face for 20 minutes. Scrub off with cold water.

8. How do I cure acne?

Mask: Blend 1 tbsp. Crushed mint with enough oats powder. Leave the mask on your face for at least 20 minutes. This reduces pimples.

9. How do I enliven a dead, dull skin?

Mask: combine 1 tbsp. Egg yolk with tsp. Honey, 1 tsp. Olive oil, and 2 drops lemon juice and enough almond powder to make a creamy paste. Apply on face. Remove once the mask firms by rinsing with cold water.

10. My skin is dry. How do I remedy this?

Treatment: Combine 1 tsp. Glycerine, 2 drops lime, tsp. Olive oil, tsp. Vinegar. Massage this on your face, leaving it for five minutes. Rinse off with cold water