Sunday, 20 December 2009

Bodycare Tips

So, I haven't really researched any body lotions (sorry Verity lol!!) BUT here are some cool tips to get rid of dry skin, help cellulite and other bits..!


Ok, so cellulite...


*Try to drink at least 3 glasses a day of freshly squeezed lemons in 1 cup water and a pinch of cayenne - this will help eliminate cellulite. Green tea is also really good to help detox your body, which in turn dissolves cellulite.
*Essential oils cedarwood, juniper, rosemary and patchouli are really good for cellulite. So, what you can do is mix a few drops of these oils in a carrier oil like say Olive or Almond oil, then leave on for a while then exfoliate off. When you massage, remember to do it quite vigourously to break the cellulite up :-)Massaging frequently helps to improve the body's lymphatic flow preventing future cellulite formation.
*Dry-brush your skin. It helps improve your circulation, and so has the same effects of massage.
*Caffiene is in a lot of cellulite creams. Mix some freshly grinded coffee beans to some of your body cream & apply it as a paste & leave on for a while. Then exfoliate & wash off.
*Coconut oil massage is very effective in treating cellulite problems
*Finally, we can do all these things, but without regular exercise and a healthy diet you really aren't going to see that much of a difference.


Now, dry skin...
*Massage the dry area with almond oil or olive oil every night before going to bed - obviously don't put that much on that you'll feel uncomfortable! Just enough till it's all soaked up, and leaves a slight film on your skin.
*Mix together 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of orange juice,1 teaspoon of olive oil, few drops of rose water and some drops of lime juice. Then apply the mixture to the dry areas of your body (or face!)
*Mash a ripe banana and apply it to the dry areas.
*Blend together 2-5 tablespoons of raw peanuts with milk and make a fine paste. Then add a teaspoon of honey to this paste. Apply this all over the body, as it will leave your skin glowing once washed off. Also, if you leave the nuts a bit grainy, you can exfoliate off.
OR...PEANUT BUTTER!! Ok, sounds weird, but it works!! Just put peanut butter on as a paste wherever you have dry skin like you would a mask, and see the difference!! You can use peanut butter as a face mask for dry skin too....Seriously!!
*Do as Cleopatra, and have a milk bath.
*Apply baby oil on as soon as you get out of the bath. I prefer to do this at night, so the oil residue goes on my pyjamas, rather than my clothes!
* A home made exfoliator of Olive oil, sugar and honey will get rid of flakey skin.
*Vaseline mask...Ok, you can do this on your face or body. Basically, put on a thick-ish layer of vaseline over the dry area for about 30mins or so depending really on the intensity of your dry skin, and then wash off with a muslin hot cloth.


So far these are all the body care tips I have gathered. However, if you have issues you want me to look into, let me know and I'll see if I can find you a remedy!


Thanks for reading...


Love from MyFrostedWorldXXX

2 comments:

  1. Hi your blog is great,
    As for me I am not to great at skincare so this blog will come in handy,
    Signed Dolly,
    http://dollydaydreamsdomicile.blogspot.com/

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  2. Aahh thanks :-))
    If you have any questions, just ask and I'll see if I can answer them for you :-)
    XXX

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