Beetroot- The magical vegetal

How we loved as kids to scare our parents with this blood colored vegetable. As grown ups, it is essential to know the resourcefulness of this plump shaped vegetal. It is one SuperFood that covers three main aspects of looking beautiful- slimmer figure, glowing skin and healthy hair.

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It serves as a great source of iron to make your immune system stronger. A glass of beetroot juice also increases the level of oxygen during workout and increases stamina during exercise.

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Beetroot also serves as a natural hair dye and a hair-nourishing ingredient. Mix regular henna powder with beetroot juice for an auburn tint in your hair and for a soft conditioned feel to it.

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For glowing pinkish skin, blend beetroot juice with a readymade fruit mask or any facemask, and leave it on till the mask dries up completely. Use this mask regularly, 5-7 times a week, to get rid of the blemishes and dark spots completely and have a flawless radiant skin. Just using beetroot raw on the skin, feeds your skin with iron and vitamins directly, making it pink. Use it like natural pink rouge if you have wheatish to fair skin.

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Lastly, beetroot and carrot juice has been proved to have all the benefits to improve your skin and hair with all the essential vitamins, minerals and iron. So, don’t try to beat the beetroot away from your diet!

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Monsoon Skin Tips

Monsoon gets with it beautiful weather, but not so beautiful skin. As promised, we have got you skin care tips for protecting your skin in monsoon –

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  1. Oily skin-
  • Wash your face twice-thrice a day with lukewarm water to get rid of excess oil.
  • Don’t use oil-based or cream based cosmetics.
  • Scrub face on a regular basis to help unclog the pores.
  1. Dry skin-
  • Cream based cleanser is a must.
  • Toning using an alcohol free toner should follow cleansing.
  1. Combination skin-
  • Gentle moisturizing non-soap cleanser to strip away excess oil on the T-zone.
  • Moisturize and hydrate the dry areas on the skin.
  • Scrub your face at least twice a week to remove dust and blackheads.

Avoid heavy makeup and use waterproof make up when necessary

On Sunday don’t forget to read our blog on home remedies to curb hair and skin menaces.

Monsoon Hair Tips

Apart from the mushy-slushy monsoon streets, rains and the humidity in the air also causes hair menaces. We have few tips to help you get through the ‘Hair Woes’-

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• Refrain the use of hair products and styling, especially the ones for oily hair, to avoid greasy scalp.
• Keeping the hair dry is the mantra for less hairfall.
• Eat healthy- Protein and minerals are the most important: salmons, eggs, carrots, kidney beans, soya, whole wheat, oats, nuts, etc.
• Wash hair immediately after hair has got wet in the rains to avoid lice.
• Use of mild shampoo and conditioner is the key as often as possible to avoid making the scalp moist and dirty.

Come back tomorrow to read about tips to get through skin problems in Monsoons!

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