Oprah winfreys powerful words:

Media  giant Oprah winfrey is well known  for her award winning talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. the most watched host of the show on television, which aired for 25 seasons from 1986 to 2011. She is one of the most popular Americans and also ranked as the richest African- American of the 20th century. As a black women, her popularity broke all the records. She is a philanthropist, She ruled millions of heart for her work and philanthropy. Her opinion, views and words are followed by her fans to such an extent they started calling it as” The Oprah effect “.

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Through  hard work  and perseverance she became media mogul and international idol for hope and success. She was born into poverty  to the unwed teen and was  sexually abused, but her hard work and determination made her way towards the success and worlds only black billionaire of the 20th century. Her show aired all most on  hundred channels across the country and has broken all records and proved to be one of the best female talk show. Apart of her show she is an American media proprietor,  actress, producer and publisher and philanthropist.

                           Oprah winfrey is one of the most influential women in the world, and here are some of her powerful words on success.

  1. ” Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and success will naturally follow”.
  2. “Turn your wounds into wisdom”.
  3. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”
  4. “One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”
  5. “You can have it all. Just not all at once.”
  6. “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”
  7. “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe”.
  8. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”
  9. “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.”
  10. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you”.
  11. “With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.”
  12. “You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe”.
  13. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are”.
  14. ” Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth”.
  15. “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes and dance”.
  16. ” You aren’t your past, you are probability of your future”
  17. “You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.”
  18. ” It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb”.

Pavana santhosh

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These Inspiring quotes from Dhirubai Ambani for those who dare to dream big.!

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             Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani known as Dhirubai Ambani a well known name to every Indian. The founder of Reliance Industries, the largest private limited company. started his journey with only Re 1 and at the same time he has created wealth. He did it with big dream in his mind and strong will power, and his name is etched in the top list of business tycoons in the history.

Here are some of his inspiring Quotes and powerful thoughts which will motivate you to dream big and achieve it:

  1. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  2. “Think big, think fast, think ahead. Ideas are no one’s monopoly.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  3. “If you’re born poor it’s not your fault but if you die poor it’s your fault.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  4. “Our dreams have to be bigger. Our ambitions higher. Our commitment deeper. And our efforts greater.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  5. “For those who dare to dream, there is a whole world to win!” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  6. “Pursue your goals even in the face of difficulties, and convert adversities into opportunities.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  7. You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. Better we keep biscuits and go.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  8. “We cannot change our rulers, but we can change the way they rule us.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  9. “Meeting the deadlines is not good enough, beating the deadlines is my expectation.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  10. “Only when you dream it you can do it.” –Dhirubhai Ambani

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  11. “Often people think opportunity is a matter of luck. I believe opportunities are all around us. Some seize it. Others stand and let it pass by.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  12. “A vision has to be within reach not in the air. It has to be achievable.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  13. “I am deaf to the word ‘no’.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  14. “Challenge negative forces with hope, self-confidence and conviction. I believe that ambition and initiative will ultimately triumph.” –Dhirubhai Ambani
  15. “Reliance’s success is a reflection of India’s capabilities, the talent of her people and the potential of her entrepreneurs, engineers, managers, and workers.” –Dhirubhai Ambani 

– Pavana santhosh

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7 Benefits of drinking coconut water..!

Coconut water  is natural nutrient rich isotonic drink. During summer it is an alternative to aerated beverages, In fact Coconut water contains a unique combination of vitamin C, Vitamin B, calcium, micro nutrients and good source of dietary fibres that are exceptionally  beneficial  to your health. This low calorie drink is naturally fat free and contains more potassium than three bananas. Consumption of this water will hydrate you  and also will help you to feel full for longer  and it will effectively leads you to eat less. It has some really surprising benefits  to over all your health . here are some un deniable health benefits of coconut water.

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Reduces Bloating:  Bloating is  a condition in which u feel uncomfortably full and generally  a gas related problem causes due to high intake of sodium. Bloating is a common complaint among both adults and children. By consuming coconut water on a regular basis it can be cured effectively, since coconut  water contains high amount of potassium which helps  counteract the effect of sodium.

For your Heart health: Coconut water is completely cholesterol free, fat free, low in carbohydrates as well as controls hypertension lowering cholesterol levels and protecting heart. For a healthy heart along with the nutritional food and exercise you can add coconut water to the list.

Prevents  kidney stone.: One of the best benefits of coconut water is, it prevents kidney stones. Kidney stone causes lot of pain and it happens due to lot of factors, it happens when there is accumulation of crystals in your kidney which should be flushed out through urine. drinking coconut water reduces the amount of crystal that is deposited in kidney and significantly reduces the occurrences of it. So make an habit of consuming coconut water on a regular basis and help your kidney to flush out all toxins.

For muscle cramp and bone strength: Daily intake of coconut water strengthens your bone because coconut water contains significant amount of calcium which is necessary  for healthy bone. Potassium deficiency can cause muscle wingding, diet rich in potassium makes your muscle stay perfect. Coconut water having more potassium is perfect for those suffering from muscle cramp and including it into to your daily diet will gradually helps to overcome  from the suffering of muscle spasm.

For de hydration: Coconut water retains the body’s  fluids level, since it contains high water content and rich in nutrients helps replenish your body.

For weight loss: coconut water 99% fat free which is low in carbohydrates, does not have high sugar content and rich source of dietary fiber which keeps you fuller for long time helps you to lose weight effectively. if you are on your weight loss regimen then include coconut water to your diet chart, and enjoy the benefits.

For glowing skin anti aging skin: drinking coconut water hydrates your skin making it more youthful and supple. The antioxidants and cytokinins present in this drink have an age defying effects. you can even apply coconut water to your skin to get that awful skin.

Sip on coconut water or include it on your daily diet and enjoy the benefits of it.

-Pavana santhosh

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Super COOL food for HOT summer..!!

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Summer seems to completely draining us out.  your body can get heat up during the summer season due to the exposure to the scorching sun rays. Many of us feel dehydrated and low on energy in such climate and its quiet common that we look  for the way to cool ourselves. All we need is cooling food which balances our diet and keeps our energy level stable. on the top of drinking water, eating fresh fruit and drinking fresh juice will help your body to get energy and hydration. Here are the  best cooling fruits and drink for this hot summer.

Coconut water:  There are so many benefits of coconut water in summer. you will feel refreshed when you sip on some coconut water on a sweaty summer.    It has wonderful cooling properties. it is filled with essential minerals like zinc, magnesium, calcium, potassium, sodium etc. which will help your body hydrated and also quenches your thirst.

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Butter milk:
One of the best and healthy drink served in hot summer. It is made from fresh yogurt. you can make it according to your taste like salty, sweet or spicy. it helps you to overcome from dehydration problem. It is best drink to serve chilled all time in this hot summer.recipies hubs.jpg

Pomegranate juice: Fresh pomegranate juice further mixed with few drops of almond oil, sipping it every morning controls your body heat. this is one among the best drink which is proffered by  many individuals of all age groups.

Are cucumbers good for youLime water: Beat the heat with  lime water. it is not only refreshing, it also has lot of health benefits. you can have it sweet, or salted. Along with quenching your thirst lime water boosts your energy and rehydrates you. have it chilled.

Cucumber: This crunchy vegetables has lots of fiber in it and helps you to stay cool. you can have it by making vegetable salad and also you can make cool cucumber lemonade,  have it chilled an beat the summer heat.

pineapple-juice-.jpgPineapple: Pineapple provides a good mix of vitamins, antioxidants and enzymes that can protect our body against inflammation. you can have this  as fruit salad combining with other cooling vegetable like cucumber, or can make tasty, chilled pineapple smoothie and consume it.

4240909-juiceOranges: Orange are the best fruit to get relief from scorching heat of hot summer, just squeeze and quench your thirst. Orange contains 80%  water and they will keep you energized and hydrated.


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Water melon: water melon is undoubtedly the most thirst quenching fruit by nature. It is a refreshing choice during the hot summer and keeps you going. It can be eaten simply by cutting into slices or you can enjoy as fruit salad. This delicious fruit can do wonders for your health and improve the functions of your body.
– Pavana Santhosh

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Red Wine for Flawless skin.!

Woman’s best beauty accessory is flawless, slowing skin. Red wine can make your skin attractive, fairer, glowing and younger in a matter of few days. it repairs the skin cells and heals damaged skin. Red wine can help transform a dull complexion to its natural glow. Red wine is rich in antioxidant helps prevent cell oxidation that ages skin. You can get the pinkish glow by using red wine since fruit acid present in red wine improve the blood flow to the skin. Use red wine  to make your skin more healthy and youthful. You can use red wine on your face in many ways such as, as a facial massage, as a face mask, skin toner etc..

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Here is how you can use red wine on your skin.

Red Wine Facial for  younger skin: 

Mix 3 table spoon of red wine with 1 tablespoon of essential oil of your choice, massage it on your skin, followed by scrubbing and steaming, apply the facial ingredients on your skin and let it sit for 15 minutes and rinse your face with cold water.

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For a wrinkle free skin take 1 tablespoon of red wine and 2 tablespoon of multhani mitti with 3 drops of rose water, and make a paste. Apply this paste on your face and let this paste sit for 15 minutes. Wash your face with cold water.


Red wine for polished skin:

Take 2 teaspoon of curds and three spoon of red wine, apply it all over your face. Leave this mask on your face for 10 minutes, and wash your face with warm water.

Red wine for glowing skin:

lovecoffemiraclesPour red wine in to ice tray and keep it in freezer to make ice cubes. Rub the ice cubes on your face for 5 minutes to get instant glow in your skin.

Red wine for fairer skin:

To get fair skin take 4 tablespoon of red wine, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of sugar cane powder and 1 egg white, mix all the ingredients and make a face pack. Apply this pack on your face and neck and let it sit for 10 minutes. Wash your face with warm water.

– Pavana santhosh

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7 Hair Washing MISTAKES that you should Know.

Every girls Dream is to have thick, long, and healthy locks. to achieve that you might have done everything, from oiling to eating hair friendly food, spending huge money over the product which claims to provide you long, shiny and healthy locks. but still you feel that your dream of showing off those locks is not turning in to reality.  if you have done so much, still you are not getting the desired result, then it’s time to check. you must be doing wrong in your hair care routine. most common mistake that you commit in your hair care regimen is HAIR WASH.
Rinsing hair with sweltering water
oops you love to rinse your hair with hot water ? and who doesn’t like to pipe a hot shower  after long  tempestuous schedule. but too hot dries out your scalp and hair and then your hair looks dry and lifeless. Instead of hot water you can try lukewarm wash as that will opens up your hair cuticles and maximizes the effect of your shampoo and conditioner.  at the end of your hair wash regimen rinse your hair with cool water as it will help to close hair cuticle,  retains the moisture and for the overall health of your hair.
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If your shampoo is not producing much lather it doesn’t mean that it’s not doing its job. too much foam can actually prevent your shampoo from working its deep cleaning tact, as it will strip the moisture from your hair and may lead to dryness as well as roughness. Never fallow rinse and repeat technique every time you wash. second round of hair wash with shampoo is a BIG NO, it will really cause your hair to lose its moisture and leads to dull, lifeless, and dry hair. Unless  you have oiled your hair or if it is dirty, shampooing once is more than enough. and if you need a second wash use small amount of shampoo.
Not using conditioner
After shampoo many people doesn’t  fallow this step of using conditioner , especially women with straight hair. Your scalp will regain its natural oils which it stripped off while shampooing after short while. but your hair ends will get dry. So for this reason you need conditioner. First  apply the conditioner at the very bottom of your hair then move till the mid shaft. Conditioner on the other hand meant  to moisturize. And many people apply conditioner to the scalp which  leads to greasiness and weighed down hair. So if you’re not using the conditioner start using it, and if you have a habit of applying conditioner to your scalp stop it right now.
Using too many products
Experimenting at the cost of your hair by using too many products. of course with so many hair care products available in the market, its natural you get confused and you will try many different products. In fact many women feel that their shampoo become less effective after using it for a couple of time , hair texture undergoes change with a change in season. keeping this thing in your mind u must use the right hair care product according to your hair type  instead of trying everything which interests you, and as a result you will end up with damage hair.
Washing hair every day.

Many experts suggests that you should wash your hair only after two or three days, and many says you should wash your hair daily, but it can be just a good suggestion! After all you are the best judge and you know your hair type, if your scalp turns greasy despite shampooing you can wash it next day if not after a day or two, so wash your hair whenever you need.
Rubbing too hard
Avoid rubbing while lathering up your shampoo, because wet hair is weak and prone to breaking, so be gentle rather than rubbing vigorously.
Using Drier to dry hair
Many people use blow drier to dry hair too often, but it’s a BAD  idea. Once you have rinsed your hair just run your finger through your hair from scalp to the end and squeeze the excess water, use a clean and dry towel and pat the hair at the scalp to retain the moisture and further dry the hair. never use drier to dry your hair, it will damage your hair and makes it dry and brittle, unless you have some urgency, that too once in a while by using heat protector spray.
If you have been committing these mistakes then it’s time to stop. Transform your dull damaged stands into sexy, stunning locks, by avoiding these hair washing mistakes.
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-Pavana santhosh

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Time to Check your BRA size..!!

bra3Lingerie is important part of daily wardrobe. although it is not perceptible but it does boost your confidence and comfort immensely. For every women Bra is an essential attire as it has a great impact on the fitting of her clothes. No matter how expensive outfit  you are wearing, a wrong bra can spoil your entire look. Therefore you need some good bra to give you maximum comfort along with the best fit, so that you can feel and look confident from within.

Now the question is what do you mean by good Bra?  is it brand, design, color….? of course it does matter, but above all it is the size of your bra, yes the perfect size.  A good bra is like a good pair of shoes, yes a shoes that doesn’t fit right can throw off your entire ensemble.

Believe it or not, at least 80%  of women doesn’t wear right sized bra! So isn’t it is important to know the importance of wearing right sized bra? let’s find out

Most women wear a bra which is too large in back and cups are too small through which your breasts tend to poke out from sides or front of the cups;

right-size-braThe band of your bra below the cups which goes around your back kneads the sides creating grooves and deep marks. Elastic deep grooves on your shoulders, The wires prick the breast or the rib coop.

If you are experiencing any of the above mentioned point, it’s time to check your bra size.

The cups and the band are the two parts of brassiere. The number depict the band size and the alphabet represent the cup size like 32B or 34C.So these are two important things which you must keep in your mind. Lets learn how to do it so you can figure out your own dimension. all you need a measuring tape .now let’s get down to work.

Measuring Band size.!

measure-band-sizeTake a measuring tape and measure below the bust, don’t inhale and expand your rib cage, the tape should always have a snug fit with body part .

Measure all the way around your body placing the tape measure right beneath your breasts. if your measurement is an even number add four to that number, and if you get odd number, then round of to the next even number. That’s your band size.

For example -31 becomes 32 and the band size will 32+4=36.

Measuring Cup-size

Place the tape across the fullest area of your breast without pulling tight. Make sure the tape measure goes your entire back.

write down that number, this is the bust size, if you get the odd number then round off to the next even number. now subtract the number from your band size, and that will indicate  your appropriate cup size.

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For Example  bust size – band size = cup size.     38 -36 = 2 , hence the cup size would B

Based on fallowing guide.

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2=B

3=C

4=D

I hope this article is useful, well different dress requires different  inner wear, for example when you wear t-shirt you must go for t shirt bra, or when you go for party wearing halter tops then you should go for convertible bra that has adjustable straps,  but the size is the most important thing, so never forget to get the right sized bra as it is an essential part of your look and comfort.

– Pavana Santhosh

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How GOOD you are in Selecting your SUN FRAMES..?

What if  that pair of oversized sunglass gives you that glamorous look? but choosing sunglass that gives star look  isn’t easy. It’s not about finding sunglasses you like, it’s about how do you look with that frames?

Sunglasses_collectionIn fact there are lot of frames you might like that wont suit once you try them on. when it comes to buying a sunglass it is better to determine the shape and size of your face because it will help you find a better fitting and functional pair of sunglasses. take a look below and see which one of these categories matches your face.

Oval– If you are a person with oval face type then you are a lucky. Oval face literally looks awesome with most styles, so count yourself fortuitous  because you can really play with different styles .Cat eye sun glass Just be sure to balance the frame size with the size of your face, choose the sunglass that cover the face from the eyebrows to cheek bones.
Choose Cat eye, Round frames. Skip Extremely embellished glasses.

Round-So with round shape which has remarkable curves with less defined angles must avoid anything too round to complement your features. The eye wear should kink curved features while emphasizing sharp angular lines that will help elongate your face and your face looks thin and sharper.

Rectangular-Sunglasses-Choose Rectangular sunglasses, square shaped sunglasses, retro style sunglasses.

Skip frames that are curvy or round. Stay away from frames that are curvy or round, which will add too much curve to a full face.

Square- Square shaped faces shouldn’t go with anything which is rectangular or square because this shaped faces are characterized by broad forehead with strong jaw line. Round framesPeople who fall in this category should go for rounded lenses with thin frames or aviator styles that will help round out the sharpness of their features and adds an aura.

Choose Rounded, Oval shaped sunglasses. Avoid square shaped frames.

Diamond– These shaped faces are characterized by narrow jaw line with the cheekbones. Diamond shapes often get away with different types of frames.  diamond  faces should avoid wider frames which covers the wearers cheek bones. You should use frames that feature gentle curves and compliment your wide or high cheek bones.

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Choose Top heavy frames or rimless frames or frames that detailing on the brow lines that emphasize cheek bones. Skip narrow frames.

Heart- Heart shaped faces are characterized by wide forehead, thick cheek bones with narrow chin. Glasses of any shape looks awesome, but frames that feature wide lower edges, aviator eyewearrimless or partially rimless round glasses works well for this facial group.cat eye style will flatter heart shaped face.
Pick  butterfly sunglasses, Aviators, Rimless glasses.

Oblong- Oblong shaped faces are long and narrow with few angles. they work well with over sized glasses. Rectangular lenses and sunglasses with thick frames adds width to a long face. People with this shaped faces should avoid small frames.

Choose  Square, Wayfarer and Rectangle sunglasses. Skip Small frames.

This is just a small guide. You never know until you try with different style that suits you. so know your face shape and find the frame that suits you and compliments you features.

– Pavana Santhosh.san2

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What if your NAIL shape tells YOUR Personality..!

It is said Face is the index of mind like that what if the shape of your finger reveals the nature of yours? A recent personality diagnosis trend in Japan suggests that shape of your nails could reveal lot about your personality. here is an interesting personality quiz which actually tells you about yourself. it is very simple, look at your finger nails and try to squelch what shape they have.

If you are unable to find your exact shape then choose the one which is closest to what you have. this is can be a simple test of your personality based on your nail shape but funny.

What if your NAIL shape tells YOUR Personality..!What if your NAIL shape tells YOUR Personality..!

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Looking in to the shape of nails the expert reader can unnoticeably observe all characteristics of a person through once nails. so just go through the article.

This may exactly not give you all the details, but we recommend you to try it for some fun. Have a look at this article and know what your nails say about your character.

Wide and Flat Nails

People with this nail type are trust worthy and known as a reliable person who always thinks and acts. people often turns to you for your advice and suggestion. and no doubt you have a clear mind and you are analytical. creating new things and having your hard work pay off is something which you love. you value usefulness over beauty.

 Long and Rectangular Shape

With this nail shape you can be described as a person who is very outspoken, sociable, and communicative. you like to meet new faces and love to expand your world by welcoming new experiences. you are accurate and detailed and you provide optimal solution to any problem and examine situation and problems from every angle and vie to do the right thing.

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Nail Shapes

Uneven And Short Nails

People with this nail shape are empathetic, sensitive, observant, and insightful. You are soft and emotional from within which people fail to notice. you choose your friends carefully.

Short and  Round Nails

People with this shape of nails are more creative and energetic. you love fun and excitement and promulgate it that’s the reason people like your company. you are loyal to your friends and you may go to any extend to protect the people you love. you are filled with positive thoughts and attitude, at the same time you are stubborn and you know what you want. when you are set your mind to do something you never back down.

Triangular Nails

Person with triangular nails are determined , brave and passionate. they believe in work smart not hard policy, and the smartness pays off well.

Large and Rectangular Nails

You are a persistent, you have a good leadership quality, people count on you as you are a responsible person. you are a hard worker and love to be with great company.

Oval And Long Nails

If your nail shape is this then you are a highly creative and imaginary person. you are someone who gets inspiration from natural world. you work on a well based time table and like to follow the rules and schedules as defined. you love to love and give it with all your heart. you put your whole self into what you do and it shows.

Sword-Shaped Nails

You are very ambitious, colourful, vibrant and never hesitate to achieve your goals. You can’t deal with lazy people and are very relaxed in nature, and people always turn to you, when you are looking for a good time.

-Pavana Santhosh

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Pamper your skin this winter…

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire it’s the time for home” Edith Sitwell.

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How romantic the quote, however winter can be more romantic if you boost your skin for the perfect romantic winter date with your loved one, isn’t it? But winter does make it difficult, dry skin can steal your natural glow, dryness can be uncomfortable, and it’s important to defend yourself against the elements in order to maintain smoothness and suppleness throughout the season    keeping skin and hair beautiful and hydrated in chilling weather requires both internal external care.

KEEP YOUR SKIN HYDRATED IN WINTER

It seems like applying lot of lotion is the only way to go, well that’s in simple way is not true. These tips go beyond the obvious with other alternatives.

Diet

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“You are what you eat” holds true when it comes to your skin. Moisturizing your body from inside is a huge reward for the way your skin appears on the outside. Eating omega-3 fatty acid can improve the condition of your skin remarkably, just in a few weeks. That’s because omega-3 are responsible for keeping skill cells well lubricated, there by contributing to rejuvenated appearance. Add foods in to your diet lie salmon, walnuts, olive oil, soybeans, kidney beans, ground flaxseeds to your regimen.

Drink water

Drink more water3Yes you heard it right. Drinking water is more important than ever during winter. It keeps you hydrated internally. In other water is a absolute essential for good health. While drinking water can help maintain your skins excellent health.

Don’t over wash

acne-face-washAvoid over washing in the shower, since soap and hot water will strip natural oil from your skin, and make sure to apply moisturizer right after to lock in moisture.

Avoid hot water

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It is very common in cold season we to indulge ourselves in hot bath or stand in a hot shower to get that warm feel, by doing this it warms you up and also dry you out. According to experts taking hot shower breaks down the lipid barrier in your skin and makes it easier for your skin to lose its moisture. Taking warm bath are best for preventing dehydrated skin.

Add Moisture Back

18153-how-to-add-moisture-to-dry-winter-skin-1000x0-1After shower pat your skins dry with the towel so that your skin is left slightly damp and apply moisturiser immediately. Apply body oil all over massaging gently of your choice. If your skin is exceptionally dry you can apply a coat of rich body cream after a few minutes. Keep Hands and Feet hydrated.
During the winter hands and feet are prone to excessive dryness. Inorder to protect against winter it’s better to switch from water based to cream based product. Apply good hand cream which contains vitamin E regularly. Before going to bed apply a rich moisturizer to your feet and pull on a pair of socks.

Lip care

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Your lips loves skin care routine, exfoliate your lips once a week to remove all dead skin from your lips. Avoid scented lip products that are heavy in on drying ingredients. Tuck a lip balm in your pocket for quick lip relief.

Use facial moisturizer

If you are loyal to your facial moisturizer during the warmer month of the year don’t give it up in the winter. just add to its potency by combining it with a serum. During the night use a rich oil based cream to deliver plenty of necessary hydration while you sleep. in addition you can try mineral water facial spray or just a plain rose water, if the skin needs a pick me up throughout the day or in case you are traveling.

Use sun screen

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Thus sun rays are effective even in winter though they may be weaker, and sensitive skin still needs protection, those short uv rays can easily harm skin. Apply sunscreen of at least SPF 30 every day no matter what the season may be. Since the golden rule of beauty industry says it is better to protect skin with sunscreen and it applies all year around.

Here is a super food for glowing skin during winter: 

health-and-fitness-winter-diet-healthy-dietIt’s your diet that protects your skin against dryness uv damages, minimize wrinkles and other signs of aging and promote smooth and glowing skin the best weapon for combat trouble spots will always be to eat clean and healthy food. Make sure to incorporate vitamin rich skin food in to your menu. And here is a list.

Avocado

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It’s a good source of vitamin A,C, and E along with a monosaturated fats which helps your skin lock in moisture. Folic acid, magnesium and potassium in the fruit are essential for healthy skin. In this dry winter sooth your skin with avocado. In addition to eating avocado you can make your own hydrating face mask.

 

Carrot

One of the highly popular root vegetable during winter is carrot. it is packed with vitamin A and c that are essential for healthy skin which adds natural glow to the skin. Eating carrot during winters will diminish uneven skin tone, wrinkles and skin pigmentations. Drinking carrot juice daily is a great way to keep your skin hydrated from within.

Almonds

dietSince time immemorial almond is guarantor for beautiful skin. It contains vitamin E that nourishes and moisturizes the skin. It also protects skin from uv rays of sun.

Broccoli

spice-broccoli-help-cancer-fight_139It is one of the super and healthiest winter foods. Natural estrogens and vitamin A and C together make broccoli a wonder tonic for your skin. Broccoli packed with B vitamins that help you to get rid of flakiness and dryness of the skin that is common in winter season.

 

Dark chocolates

dark-chocolate-chunksEspecially that with 70% cocoa content is considered good for your skin. It is rich in flavonols that can help your skin look its best even during the harsh condition of winter season.eat just 2 to 3 ounces of dark chocolate weekly to reap the benefits of glowing and beautiful skin.

Eggs

eggsEggs are rich in vitamin E which has strong antioxidant properties which are skin friendly. Eggs protect skin from damage from free radicals and hence prevent irritation. Other than that egg contain sulfur for skin hydration, lutein for skin elasticity, and protein for skin regeneration.

Grape fruit

grapefruitVitamin c in grape fruit protects the skin from free radical damages. It has lycopene that helps to keep your skin smooth. The amino acids in grapefruit make your skin more firm and soft. Drink fresh grape fruit juice on a regular basis during the winter. You can prepare a face mask with grape fruit and use it once in a week.

Green tea

It is one of the best antioxidant foods available out there. Green tea repairs and prevents what free radicals do to your skin. Green tea is highly effective against dry skin and it reduces flakes which is common during winter. it also improves skin complexion. So do not forget to drink 2 to 3 cups of green tea daily.cup-of-green-tea

Olive oil

olive-oil-600x393During winter when skin tends to become drier olive oil is the best option for your skin. Olive oil is rich in vitamin A and E and several other minerals and natural fatty acids. It helps to hydrate the skin and maintain its elasticity and softness. Before taking bath rub few drops of olive oil to your face, elbows, and knees possibly all over your body and take warm bath, towel dry your skin and wipe away the excess oil and see the amazing result. Your skin will be super soft smooth.

Spinach

07-spinach.jpgYou cannot ignore the benefits of spinach when it comes to healthy skin. Spinach has many nutrients needed for healthy skin cells. Drink ½ glass of spinach with little lemon juice daily to help prevent dry and irritated skin.

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Though it is difficult to keep skin glowing in winter for those irritated, extremely dry, itchy skin staying moisturised, hydrated, and fallowing a simple life style practices will allow you to stave off the dry skin.     

– Pavana Santhosh

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