Lighten Dark Armpits

10 Home Remedies To Lighten Dark Armpits

Extended use of products like deodorants, antiperspirants, and hair-removal creams could cause dark armpits. Also, excessive shaving could lead to skin pigmentation. There are many reasons for dark armpits but there is little to worry about this problem you have tested and tried home remedies with no side effects to solve this problem.

  1. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar

Ingredients:

• Apple Cider Vinegar (2tsp)
• Baking Soda (2tsp)

How To:

• Add baking soda to the vinegar
• Apply the mixture to your armpits
• Let it dry and rinse off with cool water
• Repeat it thrice a week

How It Works?

Mild acids present in ACV can easily remove the accumulated dead skin cells and lighten the armpit area. Also, ACV is a mild disinfectant. It can kill the microbes present under the armpits.

Precaution

People with sensitive skin should use 1tsp ACV, 1tsp baking soda, and 1tsp water.

  1. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera

Ingredients:

• Aloe Vera (1 leaf)
• Or
• Organic Aloe Gel

How To:

• Peel the aloe leaf and draw the fresh gel for application
• Apply the gel to your dark armpits
• Leave the gel for 15 minutes
• Rinse it off with cool water
• Repeat it every alternate day

How It Works?

Aloe Vera gel contains aloesin that works as a tyrosinase inhibitor. Tyrosinase is an enzyme responsible for skin pigmentation. Aloe … Read more

Important Factors Of Bridal Packages

8 Important Factors Of Bridal Packages

Becoming a bride is a dream come true and makeup plays a crucial role in transforming your appearance from a simple woman to a bride. The good thing is that beauticians offer bridal packages to help keep everything simple and affordable. But you should see whether a bridal package fulfills your dream look.

There are many things to consider before you choose a bridal package and it could be overwhelming when you are supposed to make your selection in a short time. Here’re some tips that can help find the right bridal package.

  1. Budget
Budget

It is the first and the biggest concern of a bride. You know you need to spend some amount to get a bridal look and the cost of the look could vary from one beautician to another. Also, you will be charged more for an exclusive look. Bridal packages start from 15 thousand and could go up to lakhs of rupees. You should start your search for a bridal package with a minimum and maximum budget in mind. Setting a price bracket for bridal makeup will help find the best at a pocket-friendly price.

  1. The Bride and the Bridesmaids
The Bride and the Bridesmaids

It is exciting to get your close friends and relatives to get the magical touch by a professional. It’s your wedding and you can include your group in the bridal package as a gift. Also, there’s little to worry about the added cost as most bridal packages include bridesmaids. But you will … Read more

Thigh Muscles Exercises

15 Exercises To Tone Your Inner Thigh Muscles For Smooth Hip Movement

You need robust inner thigh muscles for doing simple tasks like standing, walking, running, and climbing stairs. But a poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle could lead to fat accumulation on the inner thigh that could make it difficult for you to do those simple tasks and even maintain a good posture.

Here’re 10 Ways To Strengthen Your Inner Thigh Muscles

  1. Jumping Jacks
Jumping Jacks

Target: Adductors, Lats, Glutes, Deltoids, Quads, Hamstrings

How To:

• Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart and hands by your side
• Jump and open your feet wider than your shoulder width and move your hands above your head
• Again jump back to the original position with your hands by your sides
• Do 3 sets of 20 reps

  1. Side Lunges
Side Lunges Workout

Target: Adductors, Hip Flexors, Glutes, Quads, Hamstrings

How To:

• Stand straight with your feet wider than your shoulder-width
• Bend your right knee and shift your body to the right while keeping your back straight
• Pause for a moment and repeat it on the left side
• Do 2 sets of 10 reps

  1. Curtsey Lunge
Curtsey Lunge

Target: Adductors, Quads, Glutes, Hamstrings, Hip Flexors

How To:

• Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart and hands on your waist
• Lift your right leg and place it diagonally behind your left leg
• Bend your knees and … Read more

Japanese Water Therapy: Why Is Water Essential For Your Skin

Japanese Water Therapy: Why Is Water Essential For Your Skin?

Water is good for your health, especially your skin. The human body is made up of 75% water and if you aren’t drinking enough water, you are allowing the water content of your body to deplete leading to health effects, especially on the skin which is the largest part of your body.

Science Behind Water Therapy For Glowing Skin

Water Therapy For Glowing Skin

Depletion of water level in your body could lead to skin problems like dryness and flaky. Water is fast depleting from your body in the form of sweat and urine and if you aren’t replenishing it, you will face skin issues. Japanese water therapy is a great way to replenish your water content and keep your skin free from dark spots, acne, and blemishes.

Japanese Water Therapy: Do You Need It?

Before you start the therapy, you should know whether you need it. If your skin is dehydrated, you need this therapy. You could find your skin rough but you should check whether it is dehydrated. Japanese water therapy works best on dehydrated skin.

Signs Of Skin Dehydration

Skin Dehydration

Dry Skin: Inadequate production of natural oils called sebum is the prime reason behind skin dryness. Or it could be due to an underactive thyroid gland or an imbalance in hormones. Sometimes it is inherited. For dry skin treatment, you need moisturizing creams instead of water therapy.

Dehydrated Skin: Less water intake, weather changes, unhealthy diet, and excessive caffeine consumption are prime factors … Read more

Toned And Sculpted Butt In 20 Minutes

How To Get A Toned And Sculpted Butt In 20 Minutes?

Toned butts are an asset as they strengthen the glute muscles that help in walking, standing, sitting, running, balancing, and doing chores with much ease and convenience. And it is easier to get a firm and round butt with the following exercises.

Do These Exercises For 20 Minutes Daily

  1. Standing Alternate Cross Kicks
Standing Alternate Cross Kicks

Target: Glutes, Adductors

How To:

• Stand straight with your hands by your sides and feet hip-width apart
• Raise your hands vertically up to your shoulder level to start
• Lift your right leg and try kicking your left hand with it
• Make sure you don’t lower your left hand or bend your back while kicking
• Repeat it with the left leg
• It completes one set
• Do 3 sets of 15 reps

  1. Weighted Walking Lunges
Weighted Walking Lunges

Target: Glutes, Lower Abs, Quadriceps, Hamstrings

How To:

• Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart and hands by your side
• Grab a 10-pound dumbbell in each hand, roll your shoulders back, push your chest up, and look straight to start
• Take a step with your right leg and flex your knees to bring your body down while keeping your back straight
• Get up and move forward with your left leg
• Now repeat it with the left leg forward, bending down, and moving forward with the right leg
• It completes a set
• Do 2 sets of 15 reps
• Walk in a straight line or … Read more

Sunglasses With Face Shapes

The Science Of Matching Sunglasses With Face Shapes

Always wear a pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes from direct sun rays and airborne fine particles that can enter your eyes. Also, fashion is a reason to wear sunglasses. A matching pair of eyeglasses can improve your visual appeal. It is a hassle-free way of completing your makeup.

A pair of sunglasses can do magic for your face. Also, it can save you time lost in doing eye makeup. If you are wearing a pair of matching sunglasses, you have little need to spend time on eye makeup. And you can easily find the right pair of sunglasses by keeping your face shape in mind.

Measure Your Face

Measure Your Face

• Measure your face with a measuring tape from forehead to chin and one end of the cheekbone to the other
• Measure your forehead and jawline
• Note down the measurement to determine the shape like oval, round, and square
• A broader forehead and narrower chin make an oval face
• Equal measurement with high cheekbones makes a round face
• Equal measurement with edgy features makes a square face
• A wider forehead with a narrow chin makes a heart shape
• A face with narrow temples is a triangular face

OR

• Stand before a mirror with a debit/credit card in your hands
• Hold the card vertically
• Place one tip of the card on the center of your nose and the other towards the edge of the eye
• … Read more

Remove Mehendi Color From Your Hands And Feet

10 Ways To Remove Mehendi Color From Your Hands And Feet

Mehendi looks stunning when it is applied but it loses its shine over time. In India, the henna application is a ritual, especially at a wedding where brides apply mehendi all over their palms and up to their wrists. Also, henna is applied to the feet and up to the ankles.

The faded henna color looks dull hence it is better to remove the henna before it loses its shine. And there are amazing ways of removing mehendi at home.

  1. Cleansing Regularly With Antibacterial Soap
Cleansing Regularly With Antibacterial Soap

Washing your hands frequently or every hour can erase mahendi color from your hands. But you should use an antibacterial soap instead of a regular hand wash. Antibacterial soap can give results faster than regular soap.

How Does It Work?

Antibacterial soaps have excellent exfoliating properties. Washing your hands with an antibacterial soap will fade your mehendi color. But it is slightly harsh.

Precaution

Apply moisturizer to your hands after washing as frequent washing could make the skin around your hands dry. While it will remove the mehendi color faster, you should be careful about skin dryness.

  1. A Salt Water Soak
A Salt Water Soak

Salt can clean your body by removing impurities thoroughly and naturally.

How To:

• Take a bowl of water and add 2tsp sea salt to it
• Soak your hands in the sea salt solution for 20 minutes and pat dry
• Do it once a day until the henna color fades from your hands

How Does It Work?Read more

Platonic Relationship

Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between two persons including opposite genders. But you need to be careful about your friendship with the opposite gender if you are serious about maintaining a healthy relationship with your friends. It is called a platonic relationship and it has some rules to follow.

Rules Of Platonic Relationship

  1. Don’t Ever Flirt With A Friend
Don’t Ever Flirt With A Friend

Flirting has no place in friendship. How could you flirt with a friend just to get their attention? If your friend reciprocates your flirt, then it is fine but what if they don’t. In this situation, you will lose a trustworthy friend. So, never think of flirting with a friend, if you want your friendship to grow.

  1. Set Boundaries
Set Boundaries

It is better to set boundaries than fear the inviting wrath of your friend. For example, you should avoid sleeping at their place or drinking hard at late-night parties when you are with your buddy. Setting boundaries stand for maintaining a safe distance from your buddy so they don’t feel offended by your acts.

  1. Be Respectful For Their Partner, As Well As Yours
Be Respectful For Their Partner, As Well As Yours

Treat the partner of your friend with the same respect as you treat your friend. Also, behave respectfully with your partner, especially before your buddy. In short, your partner should feel comfortable when meeting your friend. Similarly, their partner should be happy to meet you. A little negligence on your part could spoil your personal life and … Read more

Multani Mitti Face Packs For Acne Treatment

6 Multani Mitti Face Packs For Acne Treatment

Acne is a common skin condition but sometimes it could become painful and leaves scars on your face. While many skin creams on the market can help fight acne, the best way to prevent this problem with your skin is to keep your skin clean. And the best way to clean your skin of dirt, grime, dead cells, and pollutants is to use Multani mitti.

Just make a facemask of Multani mitti and wear for a couple of minutes or until it dries to get clear and glowing skin. It is easier to make a Multani mitti facemask at home and you can even improve its quality by adding turmeric, sandalwood, and other things to it.

Let’s elaborate on the topic to know more about the advantages of Multani mitti in curing acne and various ways of making Multani mitti facemasks with other ingredients like turmeric and yogurt.

What Makes Multani Mitti Good For Curing Acne And Pimples?

Multani Mitti Good For Curing Acne And Pimples

Multani mitti has the properties that can soak excess oil from your skin pores so you don’t get acne. Also, it can work as an exfoliator and remove dead skin cells that can hide your natural beauty.

The biggest advantage of Multani mitti is it mixes well with aloe vera gel, rose water, curd, and even plain water. You can easily prepare a face pack at home and get the following benefits.

• Multani mitti contains magnesium chloride in rich quantities. Magnesium chloride is the prime ingredient … Read more

Organic Skin Cleansers Made From Kitchen Ingredients

10 Organic Skin Cleansers Made From Kitchen Ingredients

Skincare starts with cleansing the skin of whatever dirt, grime, and cosmetic leftover has been collected in the pores. And you don’t have to rely on chemical-rich skin cleansers as you can make a face wash at home with ingredients easily available in your kitchen. The advantage of the homemade face wash is that it will save your skin from harmful side effects of chemicals.

Homemade Face Wash

Normal Skin/Dry Skin

Chemical-rich face wash products aren’t suitable for dry skin because they can further dry the skin. But a homemade face wash is safe for dry skin. And there are many ways of making an organic cleanser with kitchen ingredients.

  1. Curd And Honey Cleanser
Curd And Honey Cleanser

Ingredients:

• Curd (2tsp)
• Organic Honey (1tsp)
• Olive Oil (1tsp)

How To:

• Use curd and honey for normal skin and add olive oil for dry skin
• Mix the ingredients well and apply all over your face and neck
• Leave it for 2-3 minutes and wash with cold water
• Do it regularly

  1. Honey And Egg Cleanser
Honey And Egg Cleanser

Ingredients:

• Egg (1 piece)
• Organic Honey (1tsp)
• Almonds (6-7 pieces)

How To:

• Make a solution of egg yolk and honey in a bowl
• Ground almond pieces to make powder
• Add the almond powder to the solution
• Stir the solution well to blend the ingredients
• Apply the pack all over your face and neck
• Leave it for 15 minutes
• … Read more