Zuri’s 10 favorite beauty tips

Here are some of the most honest beauty tips Zuri would like to share with you all!

Let’s be honest, beauty is skin deep.  Beauty isn’t supposed to be about covering up, but about unmasking and bringing out the real person. There are lots of simple ways to thank our bodies, feel more beautiful, and not have to pay an arm and leg for it. Here are 10 easy, convenient, luxurious and our favorite beauty tips. Enjoy! 


1. Black Head Removal:

Place 4 or 5 drops of raw honey on an open lemon wedge. Then rub the lemon on your face for a minute, emphasizing on the trouble areas. Leave this mixture on for about 5 to 7 minutes and rinse off with cold water. Do this once a fortnight before going to bed for best results.

2. Onion Juice for Hair Growth:

A hardcore home remedy – onion juice. Found in almost all Indian households, this juice not only aids in hair growth but also maintains hair quality and scalp health. On regular application fresh hair growth in areas of the scalp where growth was scanty growth is an added advantage. Do it for month and see the difference for yourself!


3. Besan Baths:

Besan or Gram Flour, straight out of grandmas treasure chest, is one of the best beauty ingredients you could ever find.  Mix it with anything – curd for smooth skin, rose water for maintain oil balance, milk for suppleness, honey for skin tightening, lime juice for skin whitening.. the list is long. Mix it until it becomes a smooth paste. Apply it on face and neck. Keep it on for about 20 minutes. Bathe in lukewarm water Tell us how your skin is doing, post one week of this regime.


4. Petroleum Jelly Magic:

The secret to dealing with dry, sore, chapped lips is to find a way to lock in moisture and protect the lips from the cold, dry air. Vaseline Petroleum Jelly is an excellent choice as it forms a protective layer on the lips and penetrates deep down to rehydrate the skin and speed up the its natural renewal process. We swear by it.

5. Aloe Vera:

The medicine for absolutely anything skin and hair based is aloe vera. Be it soothing sunburn, anti-inflammatory and cooling properties, wound healing, fighting aging, reducing acne, keeping infections at bay, lightening blemishes or tending to skin rashes and burns. Aloe vera is your one stop shop to all skin woes.beauty-tips-11

6. Fragrant Forever:

Want to smell nice all through the night without having to spritz your perfume again? Its possible! Spraying your perfume in strategic spots on your clothes can help with longevity and give off scent from all areas! Spray on some perfume on your hair, behind your ears, inner elbow, on your belly button, lower back, and behind your knees to stay fragrant all night long.beauty-tips-12

7. Ice on the Face:

Use ice cubes to keep fat, acne and wrinkles at bay say the experts. Massaging an ice cube over your face until it melts is supposed to and keep fat cells, acne and wrinkles under control. Do it every night before bed for best results. Sshh! Thank us later!beauty-tips-13

8. Everyday Foot-Care:

Scrub your feet every day with a pumice stone each morning in the shower. Once you step out and dry off, apply a moisturizer to your feet. This will increase the amount of time you can go without a pedicure and will keep your toes healthy and fungus-free!beauty-tips-14

9. Wash. Wash. Wash:

You’ve come back home late. Tired, Bored, Exhausted. Don’t make excuses! If you have time to brush your teeth, you definitely have time to take off your makeup before you hit the bed. You must never go a full day or night without washing your face. You have to get all the dirt and makeup out of your pores if you want to stay beautiful!beauty-tips-15

10. Smile Often:

A woman is most beautiful when she smiles. Other than that, the most valuable tip that Beyonce says she’s learned is always use a skin moisturizer!beauty-tips-16

Always remember that the best beauty tips and secrets are not quick fixes. They require good sleep, stress management, proper nutrition, and physical exercise. While all these little tricks above can provide some oomph to your beauty routine, remember that real beauty is a result of taking care of your body on a daily basis!


by Arati Krishna


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