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Curd

Curd for Hair and Skin

Curd or yogurt has a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals. It is also a rich source of calcium. It is easily digestible and is not only good for our health but is also a wonderful beauty aid. Find few beauty recipes using curd to enhance the beauty of your skin and hair below.

Curd for hair 

Curd hair conditioning mask:
Curd is a good hair conditioner. Apply curd to your scalp and wash it off after 20 minutes with besan or green gram flour. You can even use a mild shampoo to wash your hair.

Curd Anti dandruff mask:
Mix sour curd with juice of half a lemon and apply it on the scalp. Wash it off after 20 minutes.It is a natural treatment to get rid of dandruff.

Curd for Dry hair
Soak a tbsp of fenugreek seeds overnight, grind it to a paste and mix it with curd. Apply this to your scalp, leave it for an hours and then wash it off with warm water and besan.This natural treatment helps  persons with dry and frizzy hair.

Curd For face 

Curd refreshing face mask:
Take curd and apply it on the face and massage in upward direction. Dip a towel in hot water, squeeze out the excess water, and wipe your face. Then clean your face with cotton soaked in chilled rose water.

Home made skin cleanser
Curd or Yogurt (plain & natural) is a wonderful natural homemade skin cleanser. It can be used to massage and cleanse all skin types.

Curd for sunburn

Mix a tsp of besan (kadalai mavu) with a little curd and apply it on the face.Wash with cool water after 15-20 minutes. It helps in treating sunburn.

Anti tan mask 

Apply curd mixed with a few drops of fresh lime juice on your face to remove tan instantly.

Go ahead and pamper your skin and hair with these natural treatments using curd.

 

Dry hair

Dry Hair Care tips

Dry hair looks dull and lifeless due lack of moisture and oil. It needs plenty of nourishment and care. The causes of dry hair may be due to environment conditions, poor diet, harsh shampoos, presence of chlorine in water used for washing hair, improper care and styling practices, chemical treatments to your hair etc. All you have to do is to take special care of your hair and keep it well moisturized  and nourished.

Find below easy dry hair care tips which will help combat dryness of hair.

Excessive shampooing will strip the hair of its natural moisture and makes it dry. Before shampooing your hair, apply natural oil like coconut oil, olive oil or avocado to your hair, leave it for 15 -20 minute and then wash with a mild shampoo. Avoid shampooing often.

A good moisturizing shampoo helps to combat dry hair.

Use creamy conditioners, apply it on your hair, leave it for 2 minutes and rinse your hair well. Use cool water to rinse your hair.

Warm oil massage helps to combat dryness of hair. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo after an hour.

Do’s and don’ts

It is advisable to avoid treatments like bleaching, coloring, perming, straightening as far as possible as they make the hair brittle and weak.

Also, the heat from hair dryers, curling iron dries the hair further. Hair spray also aggravates dryness of hair. So avoid or limit using these products.

Wear a hat while you are outdoors to protect your hair from the heat of the sun as exposure to strong sunlight can dry your hair further.

Wear a swimming cap while swimming to protect your hair from chlorinated water.

Trim your hair regularly to get rid of split ends.

Drink enough water to keep yourself hydrated and include a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, greens, safflower oil, nuts, sprouts and beans . Also see to it that you have a good protein intake. Lastly maintain a healthy lifestyle.