- Mix 2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp glycerin, and 3 tsp rose water and apply on your body and rinse with tepid water after 20 minutes.
- Mix lemon juice-1 tsp, yogurt-1 cup, orange juice-1 tsp. Prepare a paste and apply on your face and neck. Leave for 20 minutes and rinse off.
- Take 1 egg, 1 tsp honey, and 1 tsp mineral oil. Beat the egg till frothy and mix with the rest. Apply on face and other dry areas, keep for 15 minutes and rinse.
For herbal astringents, the ingredients are: peeled cucumber-1, rose water-6 tsp, Eau-de-cologne - 4 tsp, glycerin-3 tsp. Blend them in a blender, strain and get a lotion. Refrigerate and apply on face and body daily. Lemon acts as a good astringent when mixed with orange and ¾ cup alcohol. Blend them in a mixture, refrigerate and apply on face. Mashed strawberries serve as an equally good astringent come cleansing mask. Milk is an excellent skin softener and Pineapple juice, tomato juice, oranges, grapes etc. While the more expensive toners are made out of rose water, witch hazel, green tea, and liquid boric acid.
For beautiful and bouncy hair, you can either use regular henna before shampooing or add eggs to your shampoo before it is applied to your hair. Make sure to rinse your hair well with hot water, as egg scrambles on your hair will be really difficult to wash off. For recovering damaged hair mash, use 1 ripe banana and mix with drops of almond oil. Massage it in your hair and rinse thoroughly after 15 minutes. In case you have run out of time to shampoo, then just apply 1 tbsp talcum powder or corn flour to your hair.
For beautiful pouty lips, use an old toothbrush which also makes your lips look plump. For having beautiful skin, you can blend equal quantities of cucumber juice, rose water and limejuice. Wash your face and apply overnight to rinse in the morning. Mix 50 ml of raw milk, and a pinch of salt with 2 tsp limejuice. This makes a great cleansing moisturizer as it does deep pore cleaning. Mixing equal quantities of limejuice, glycerin and rose water gives a lotion which is good for removing pimples, blackheads and other stains of the skin. Mix equal quantities of turmeric powder and wheat flour with sesame oil. The resultant paste can be used for removing unwanted hair. Mix one tablespoon of honey and 2 tablespoon of cream and apply on your face and rinse after a few minutes. It makes an excellent homemade conditioner. To know more about Indian natural beauty tip visit www.theydeserveit.com .