Best Foods Which Will Give You a Young Look


Looking young is  a dream and desire of almost all of us. Here are seven foods that will keep you looking younger longer.

1. Avocado and Other Good Fats

Avocado has a lot of things going for it not the least of which is its fat content. You’ll notice that as you age those with little flesh on the body, especially in the face, begin to age faster. A little flesh keeps us looking younger. Bathe yourself in good fats like olive oil and avocado. If you’re concerned with cutting the fat, focus on the bad fats like lard and excessive amounts of butter.

Water-Based Fruits and Vegetables

Hydration is a big part of looking young because it helps that skin retain moisture. When the skin is dehydrated it lays flatter on the body and wrinkles begin to show. This means not only drinking loads of water, but also making sure that you’re loading up on water heavy fruits and vegetables. Some really good choices include watermelon, cucumber, and citrus fruits.

Guava

Guava is great for your skin because it’s loaded with vitamin C. It has 4 times as much as citrus fruits. Vitamin C serves as the body’s natural Botox, keeping your skin cells full and wrinkle-free.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have beta-carotene, which is known to balance your skin’s pH, helps combat dryness, and promotes cell turnover, all resulting in smoother skin. Combining good fats like coconut or olive oil with beta-caratene makes it even more effective.

Seasonal Berries

Berries are among the highest is antioxidant content. Berries like blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries have some of the highest antioxidant capacity. These antioxidants fight the free radicals that cause wrinkling on the skin.

Omega Fatty Acids Oil

“Essential fatty acids are responsible for healthy cell membranes, which is not only what act as barriers to harmful things but also as the passageway for nutrients to cross in and out and for waste products to get in and out of the cell,”

Omega 3 can be found in hemp seeds, flax seeds, and chia seeds. DHA and EPA are found in algae, spirulina, blue-green algae, and chlorella. Omega 6′s are found in many vegetarian foods including olive oil, whole grains, and avocados.

 

source:care2.com

 

 

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Go for Facials to have a fresh face and glowy skin


         Be it a birthday party, a wedding ceremony or simply a desire to look glowing, facials are a must for most of the girls especially in the age group of 20-25.

Facials help in reducing ugly blackheads and whiteheads as well as clear the skin of any skin blemishes. Nowadays, so many types of facials are available that you can have it as per your demand, and the occasion as well as keeping in view the skin type. Normal facials are the most common type and also most preferred. They are best prove for normal skin types. It includes cleansing, steaming and massing the face and neck so as to exfoliate and moisturize the skin.

These days biolift facials as well as paraffin facials are much in vague. In biolift facials special emphasis is laid on the treatment of dark circle along with the toning and tightening of the face skin which makes it more youthful. On the other hand, Paraffin facial helps to remove the dead cells of the skin and acts wonderfully as an anti ageing facial. This facial is often considered as a part of bridal beauty packages. Apart from these some of the parlour also apply face packs depending on skin types and go for cleansing and rejuvenation techniques as well. But this is preferably done for those with a sensitive skin.

Yet another kind of facial which is much in vogue today is the acne facials. This is primarily a treatment for those suffering from acne. It is done at regular, 2 week intervals. Since pollution is at its peak especially in summer season, so a new kind of facial-pollution fighting facial is being preferred mostly by working women who have stay outdoors for a longer period of time. This facial uses creams and masks which are rich in vitamin A and E. This should be done at least once in 15 days.

In order to improve the normal function of the skin as well as cure various skin blemishes, dark spots, acne aromatherapy facial is the most accepted of all. This also provides a soothing feeling to mind and soul and relaxes the body. This facial makes use of essential oils which have curative properties.

The women definitely these days have better options a far as facials are concerned with a volley of facials available every girl can now have it as per her desire and skin types.

 

 

Just Take Care of Eyes: Easy Tips to Follow



Eyes are said to be the mirrors of your soul. But they are also the first one show signs of stress and fatigue. Long working hours, setting in front of computer or TV and unhealthy living all seems to take a heavy stroll on eyes. Watering eyes are a common problem mainly because of the increase pollution levels, smoke and dirt. The best remedy is to wash your eyes often with plenty of cold water; putting eye tone and rose water may also help. Lack of sleep, allergies and odd timings of being awake may lead to the problem of dark circles under the eyes. Smoking heavily and drinking too may be a cause. To avoid this, take adequate sleep and drink plenty of water. Apply under eye gel or aloevera cream, almond oil before going to sleep. This too reduces dark circles to a considerable extent.

Always wear sunglasses while going out in the sun. Maintain a healthy regime and take proper 15 minutes break from your work to relax your eyes. Close eyelids for few minutes, this will cool your eyes a lot.

Get Flawless Skin Like Kareena Kapoor


So, you loved that flawless and glowy skin of Kareena Kapoor in Bodyguard! Indeed a look to die for isnt? She is known for her captivating kohl-esque eyes and a flawless, youthful glow, Kareena is the new queen bee of Bollywood. Working with the top Khans of Bollywood she is the regining queen.We at Young Hopes thought of presenting for all our friends some basics of getting that adorable look of our every charming ‘Chammak Challo’. So are you ready?

Kareena’s flawless skin and high cheek bones are her best features. Start with a clean and moisturized face, Lancôme Hydra Zen Cream works wonders and adds a subtle sheen to your face. You need to Work towards creating a smooth airbrushed complexion to get a Kareena look. It is best to use a concealer under your eyes to cover any dark circles or puffiness and blend a foundation to create an even skin tone.

Go heavy on the eyeliner drawing a bold line close to your upper lashes. Apply two coats of mascara and line your lower lash line with a creamy kohl pencil.

To get those awesome cheeks you need to highlight your cheek bones with a pale pink blush and keep the lips nude with just a hint of mauve. And here you are….With the looks to kill !

Ah…would love to have your perfect radiant pics and would love to post them in our upcoming “Our Chosen Pics” section. So guz and galz wat are all waiting for? Just post your pics along with a small bio about who you are and what you do to look the best! you can mail us at: younghopes@gmail.com
with the subject line “pic for chosen pics”….We are waiting frnz

Rose Water for your complete skin care


Rose water has multiple beauty skin care uses; use it for treating acne and skin irritations; Rose Water nourishes and hydrates your skin.  You can use Rose Water in a facial or hair mask, add Rose Water to your bath water and use Rose Water as a moisturizer after your bath.

Use Rosewater As A Moisturizing Cream
Add a few drops of rosewater to your usual moisturizer and mix well. It is suitable for both oily and dry skin because rosewater helps to maintain the pH balance of your skin and it can help to fight several varieties of dermatitis.

Rose Water is also used for smoothing wrinkles and restoring the vitality and moisture balance of facial skin (Apply directly on skin by using cotton ball in circular motions twice a day – before bed and in the morning).

Use on mature skin to rejuvenate and refresh. Use as an aftershave to soothe irritated skin. Lightly mist face as needed to invigorate the senses and mind.
Spray a little rose water on your face before cleansing to loosen dirt and foundation makeup while giving your face lasting softness without leaving it feeling greasy. You’ll spend less time scrubbing and the rose’s natural properties work well for sensitive, acne prone and aging skin alike.

Take care of your hair and skin with Milk


MILK FOR DULL, LIFELES HAIR

Great for fine or lifeless hair, this will add body and luster:
Mix about 1/4 cup dry milk powder with enough water to make a paste, then gently massage the paste into your hair. Cover hair with a hot, damp towel and allow to remain on hair for about 30 minutes, changing the towel when it cools to keep the heat. Rinse and shampoo.

Milk Mask for Normal, Dry, or Mature Skin

Mix a tablespoon of liquid whole milk with 1/4 teaspoon almond oil. Apply a thin layer of this mixture to a clean face and allow to dry. Apply a second layer and allow to dry. Apply a third layer and allow to dry. Finally, apply a fourth layer and allow to dry. Once mask is hard and dry, wash off with a washcloth and lots of warm water.

Skin care in Monsoon


Use a face scrub twice a week to exfoliate.
Avoid heavy moisturising creams or oily foundations and cream-based colour makeup. Use a light mousse or a matte compact or simply a few drops of calamine lotion as a makeup base.
A facewash containing alpha hydroxyl acid (like Ahaglow) helps to freshen the skin, but do not use it more than once a day.
Use a toner each time you wash your face to close the pores and restore your skin’s pH balance.
Chemical peels (skin treatment performed by dermatologists) are also an excellent way to freshen up dull skin and the monsoon is the best weather for them — there is no risk of sun exposure and sensitivity after the peeling session. There are a variety of peels available nowadays — skin-lightening peels, acne peels, peels for sensitive skin, arginine peels for under-eye circles etc. Ask your dermatologist for details.
Have a healthy monsoon!

Beauty Tips to bring glow on your face


Beauty Tips 1:
Take 1 tbsp of un-boiled milk, dip a small pad of cotton wool in this and rub on the face gently. Use circular movements, use upward strokes on the neck area. Leave this on for 15 minutes. Wash with cold water.

Beauty Tips 2:
Take a thick slice of cucumber. Don’t peel the slice, rub in a circular motion all over the face and neck areas. Wash after 15 minutes.

Beauty Tips 3:
Halve a tomato, gently rub over face and neck and wash after 15 minutes.

Beauty Tips 4:
Take the half of a lime peel, from which the juice has been extracted, rub this firmly on the face and the neck. Using a Scrub-(once in 3-4 days).