Natural Bleaching for face

Being from South India, we get tanned pretty easily.Removing sun-tan naturally with out the  harsh chemicals in creams is always sought for.

Credits for these tips goes to my mom.

Tip 1: Grated Potato

  • Grate potato, apply of face and wait for it to dry.Wash off with plain water and pat dry.
  • Do this for minimum 2-3 days , you will see a substantial difference on you tan.

Tip 2:Tomato juice

  • Cut a piece of tomato and rub the juice that oozes,  on your face.Wait for it to dry.
  • Wash off with plain water and pat dry.
  • Do this for minimum 2-3 days , you will see a substantial difference on you tan.

Tip 3:Plain Yoghurt and Turmeric powder

  • Mix a Tbsp of youghurt with a 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.Apply on face.Wait for it to dry.
  • Wash off with plain water and pat dry.
  • Do this for minimum 2-3 days , you will see a substantial difference on you tan.

Note:Please do not apply these tips if you are allergic to any of these ingredients.

Making Hair oil at Home

My daughter has by birth black hair but it started to turn brown , dry and frizzy.Had to find a solution to calm her hair.This is a hair oil my mom suggested ,that is natural and did prove to work wonders for my whole family.

Oiling your hair weekly is a good way to keep it shiny and healthy.

Ingredients:

  1. Coconut oil – 3 cups
  2. Fresh Aloe Vera – grinded to paste – 1 cup
  3. Tulsi leaves – a handful
  4. Camphor – 1/2 tablet

Recipe:

  1. Grind fresh aloe vera in a mixie – 1 cup required.
  2. Heat up a thick bottom vessel and pour in the coconut oil and aloe vera paste.Add tulsi leaves and boil the mixture on medium flame till the aloe vera paste and tulsi leaves are completely black and fried.You will see the oil is now black in colour.(Note:Make sure the aloe vera paste and tulsi leaves are completely fried, if not the oil can go bad soon; while storing)
  3. Add in the camphor , lightly powdering it your hand.This adds a lovely fragrance as well saves the oil from going bad.
  4. Wait for the oil mixture to cool down.Strain the mixture into a glass bottle.
  5. The oil can be stored for a month or two.