Hair Care Home Remedies

Written by Elizabeth Kiely

Save money and give yourself a break fromrepparttar chemicals found in most hair care products by usingrepparttar 146930 following natural home remedies.

Tame your frizzy hair by rubbing coconut oil into your hands and applying sparingly onto your hair. You don't want to overdo it - too much will make your hair look greasy. Shampooing your hair less frequently also helps withrepparttar 146931 frizzies. Excess shampooing strips natural oils fromrepparttar 146932 hair.

Rinse your hair with baking soda and water to rid your hair of shampoo build-up and styling residues. Rinsing your hair with one juiced lemon and one cup of water is said to bring life and shine back to dull hair. Apple cider vinegar mixed with water will give your hair shine and bounce.

Add essential oil of ylang ylang to your shampoo, conditioner and styling agents as a hair rejuvenator and to stimulate hair growth. Add patchouli to your shampoo if you have oily hair.

Rosemary is an effective hair tonic and conditioner. Rosemary also helps retain color especially in dark hair.

Beauty and Raw Food

Written by Elizabeth Kiely

One ofrepparttar best ways to improverepparttar 146929 appearance of your skin is by incorporating raw food into your diet. Beautiful skin starts fromrepparttar 146930 inside out. People who switch to eating mostly raw food often see an improvement in their skin and look younger.

Heating food above 105 degrees Fahrenheit destroysrepparttar 146931 enzymes as well as 50% ofrepparttar 146932 protein and 70-90% ofrepparttar 146933 vitamins and minerals. Eating cooked food overtaxesrepparttar 146934 body’s enzyme reserves. Eating more raw food decreasesrepparttar 146935 amount of digestive enzymes your body has to produce. Raw foods are foods in their natural state withrepparttar 146936 enzymes left intact. Enzymes are needed to perform many functions inrepparttar 146937 body including digestion, assimilation and elimination of food. A drained enzyme supply can result in vitamin and mineral deficiencies, premature aging and low energy. Raw foods high in enzymes include sprouts, papaya and pineapple.

Free radicals damage your skin and interfere with collagen production causing premature aging. Antioxidants counteract free radicals that agerepparttar 146938 skin. Berries, especially blueberries, are potent antioxidants that promote collagen which reduces wrinkles. Citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons and grapefruit help ridrepparttar 146939 body of free radicals keepingrepparttar 146940 skin looking young. Foods high inrepparttar 146941 antioxidant beta carotene including carrots and apricots protectrepparttar 146942 skin against sun damage.

CoenzymeQ10 is an effective antioxidant involved inrepparttar 146943 energy process and present in every cell inrepparttar 146944 body. CoQ10 levels inrepparttar 146945 body diminish with age. CoQ10 destroys free radicals and slows aging. Spinach, broccoli and peanuts are foods high in CoQ10.

Alpha-lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant that boostsrepparttar 146946 strength of other antioxidants such as Vitamin C and E, and assistsrepparttar 146947 body’s energy production. Alpha-lipoic acid can be found in spinach, brewer’s yeast, broccoli, tomatoes and peas.

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