How to revive skin and hair with natural products?

Today we can buy any kind of beauty products from everywhere – beauty shops, drug stores, even gas stations. Their variety is enormous. Our face, skin, body and hair indulge in shampoos, lotions, creams and revitalizing serums. Pharmaceutical industry invests more and more science and money to improve and make all these better, easy to apply, with no side effects and visible results.

But although these efforts, what if a person likes to use only products from the nature, with no chemical substances to freshen skin and hair. Is that possible at all? The answer is YES.

Here are some natural masks for hair growth and skin rejuvenation. They contain only organic elements.
To fight small wrinkles at eye and lip corners, we can use this simple mixture, prepared by following:
– ½ tsp. organic coconut oil / better melt it before use/;
– ½ tsp. yogurt / preferable goat but cow is suitable as well/;
– ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice.
Mix these altogether and apply on dry face for 30-40 min. Be careful when administer the mixture – it is not poisonous but can irritate if get into eyes. Rinse with warm water. No cream is necessary – coconut oil will make skin soft and smooth, milk and lemon will enlighten the complexion. Be persistent – make it 2 time a week and enjoy the result.

All we suffer from season changes – our hair does too. To stop hair-fall here is another useful method. This is one easy way to help our hair while sitting on a couch or do some house work.

To revive it we need:
– 2 tbsp. humus / organic earth clay/;
– ½ tbsp. fresh yeast – 15g;
– 1 tbsp. yogurt;
– 1 tbsp. coconut oil;
– 2 tbsp. warm water.

First mix the water and the fresh yeast until it gets bubbles. /Please bear in mind fresh yeast make colored hair to lose a few tones and uncolored hair lightens. /Then put the humus and stir well until is smooth, add yogurt and coconut oil. It has to be denser than pancake dough but not as paste for simple distribution on hair. Cover the head with bath cap and stay for 1 hour. Rinse with shampoo and hot water. Make it twice a week for better results.

Few easy ways to boost the immune system

Our everyday routine brings in lots of stress, toxins and many other health threatening issues to our bodies. We usually start running errands without considering whether we have healthy breakfast or enough sleep. But in some moment our physical strength goes alarming there is a problem.

Breathing shortage, heartache, cramps are just a few of the symptoms we shouldn’t be avoiding. The overall picture of what we could do to improve the situation starts with small steps.

Enough sleep

Nothing is that important like relaxed body and mind. The normal amount of night sleep hours for adults varies between 7-9 hours, teens and children need even more. In our fast-paced life some may think this is a luxury but depriving the organism of its normal necessities, sooner or later it takes its toll. To avoid the bad side of sleeplessness, it is crucial to go to bed on time so we can stay positive and in shape.

Outdoor activities

Baring in mind we are not an Olympics, morning jogging is a good start of the day. Rhythmic walk is also a good alternative to put some tonus on muscles and lung without stressing.

Nutritious food

After burning some calories with the outdoor exercises, our body should get the right portion of fibers, nutrients, fats and vitamins. Smoothies are one of the enormous varieties of “all-in-one” and “to-go” convenient food suppliers filled with energy, taste and antioxidants. Literally the countless number of smoothie mixtures can satisfy even the most capricious person dared to try this fast-gaining popularity and inspirational food alternative.

Last but not least approach of strengthen our immune system is to avoid alcohol. Irresponsible intake of great amounts of strong alcohol drinks cause liver diseases like fatty liver, hepatitis and cirrhosis.

Fruits and vegetables – in pursuit of youthfulness

It is commonly spread that eating certain amounts of fruits and vegetables is crucial to maintain a good health. But how to measure the right quantity of these required gem stones in our everyday diet.

Specialists advise we should have at least 5 servings per day so it can be a substantial part of the optimum of 2000 calories intake.

To be more specific we need to divide different groups of fruits and vegetables and their profit to get healthier and younger complexion.

Fruits are:

  • citrus – orange, lemon, grapefruit, lime, tangerines
  • berries – strawberry , blueberry, raspberry,
  • melons – honeydew, rockmelon (cantaloupe), watermelon
  • tropical – mango, banana,  papaya, pineapple
  • stone – peach, apricot, cherry, nectarine, plum
  • others – apple, pear, avocado, dates, figs, grapes

Fruits are not only delicious but they contain high levels of vitamin C, potassium, beta carotene, phytochemicals and fiber. To obtain the maximum, the suggested ration of fruits we have to start with is minimum 1.5 cup to 2 cups daily.

We all crave sometime for sweet and without feeling guilt we can have some of the sugar champions among fruits. Natural sugar in fruits is lot more easer to be processed form the cells than white refined sugar and more favorable for taste bulbs.

Vegetables on the other hand are the next step in our age-slowing attempts. These are well known for boosting energy and endurance.

One of the top “power for the body” containers is spinach – the greater source of iron element. Not getting enough of it might cause a medical condition called anemia which means tissues in our organism don’t get enough oxygen of what they need for normal functioning and the result is persistent fatigue. Taking even half cup of spinach, boiled and drained, is enough for covering the daily needs.