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    Re: Beauty Recipes

    11. Cucumber

    Cucumber is a natural toner that lightens the skin. Cucumber juice is used as an astringent to cleanse the skin. Graded cucumber applied over the face and neck prevents pimples, blackheads and dryness. It has cooling properties.

    Cucumber anti-tan pack:

    Mix cucumber paste with fuller's earth and lemon juice and apply to the skin. It is a wonderful soother, lightens freckles and an excellent anti-tan pack.



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    12. Almonds

    Almond scrub

    • Almonds are rich source of vitamin E.
    • Almond powder mixed with oatmeal and milk can be used to exfoliate dry dull skin.
    • For dark hands, mix almond powder, sugar, milk cream and lemon juice together and use as a scrub.
    • Soak 4 - 5 almonds overnight, in the morning peel the skin, and eat it for a glowing skin. You can have 5-6 almonds everyday.




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    13. Papaya

    Mash papaya and apply it to the skin regularly. It clears blemishes, scars, freckles and wrinkles.

    For oily skin, mix few drops of lemon juice to papaya pulp and apply it. Rinse it off after 20 minutes.

    Papaya toning mask:

    Grind papaya pulp until creamy, mix egg white and a few drops of lemon juice. Apply to face and remain for 20 minutes and wash it off with cold water.


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    14. Fenugreek

    • Soak 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds in water overnight and grind it in the morning and apply to the scalp .
    • Wash after half an hour. This hair pack prevents dandruff and stops hair fall. It also makes the hair soft and silky.
    • Soak half a tsp of fenugreek seeds overnight in a glass of water and drink that water and chew the seeds in the morning on an empty stomach.
    • It promotes hair growth. It has cooling properties.
    • However people with sinus problems should avoid this.




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    15. Curd

    Curd hair conditioning mask:

    Curd is a good hair conditioner. Apply curd to your scalp and wash it off after 20 minutes with besan or green gram flour. If that is not possible, use herbal shampoo.

    Curd refreshing face mask:


    Take curd and apply it on the face and massage in upward direction. Dip a towel in hot water, squeeze it , and wipe your face. Then clean your face with cotton soaked in chilled rose water.

    Curd Anti dandruff mask:

    Mix sour curd with juice of half a lemon and apply on the scalp. Wash it off with green gram flour or a herbal shampoo to get rid of dandruff naturally.



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    Re: Beauty Recipes

    Really useful and simple tips for skin care. Thanks a lot for sharing and keep sharing!!


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