Skincare Tips: Craving For a Relaxed Sunday? Shahnaz Husain Shares Easy Beauty Hacks
Give your arms, legs and body a good massage with olive oil, sesame seed or almond oil, paying attention to elbows and knees.
Every working person values their Sunday, their weekly day of rest. Save enough time to have a luxury bath! Give your arms, legs and body a good massage with olive oil, sesame seed or almond oil, paying attention to elbows and knees.
You can try one of the following bath additives. A bath which leaves your body soft, smooth and perfumed can make you feel really good.
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Honey Bath: Add two tablespoons of honey to a bucket of bath water. It is said to induce relaxation and leave your skin soft and moist.
Vinegar: Add two tablespoons of vinegar. This helps to relieve itching.
Eau de Cologne: Adding a few drops of cologne makes you feel cool and leaves the body fragrant.
Rose Oil: Add 2 or 3 drops of essential oil of rose to a bucket of bath water. This also leaves the body fragrant and soothes the nerves.
Sandalwood Oil: Essential oil of sandalwood can also be added. 2 to 3 drops are enough. It is also said to calm the nerves, apart from leaving the body perfumed.
Almond Oil: Add one tablespoon almond oil to your bath water if you have a dry skin.
Epsom Salts: If the water is hard, try adding one tablespoon epsom salts to the bath water.
After-bath Body Lotion: Mix together 100 ml rose water with one tablespoon pure glycerin. Keep in a bottle with a lid.
Body and Face Pack: Mix ripe papaya pulp with two parts honey, two parts yogurt, two parts powdered dried orange and lemon peel and 3 parts oatmeal. Apply on face / body and wash it off after half an hour. Mix liquid ingredients gradually, to get the right consistency.
Beauty Bundle for Bath: An ideal way of using natural ingredients is to tie ingredients in a clean cloth, wet slightly and then rub the cloth bag on the skin. You can use besan, oatmeal, dry and ground mint leaves, rose petals, almond meal, a little turmeric powder.
- Your bath or shower water should not be too cold or too hot.
- Give your body a scrub with a loofah or sponge.
- After drying the body, apply a moisturizing lotion, while the skin is still damp to seal in moisture.
- While your face pack is drying, soak cotton wool pads in chilled rose water and apply over the eyelids. Lie down and relax for 20 minutes.
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