Friday, March 16, 2007

Care of Hands

To keep your hands looking pretty all the time you have to pay some attention to it regularly.
If you have flabs on your arms , it'll be unsightly.

Always maintain your arms by doing some simple exercises , like swinging or rotating your arms, playing tennis, badminton etc. Keep doing some exercise or the other to keep your arms supple and shapely all the time.

The next problem the hands usually face is the rough skin. First give an oil massage to your hands and then wet it with water.

Scrub no 1. Apply table salt to it and rub in soft circular motions from the fingertips to the upper arms. Do not scrub hard with salt, you might hurt your skin. Wash off with cold water to get the smoothest of skins.

Apply hand lotion regularly. Mix rosewater, limejuice and glycerin in equal parts and refrigerate in an airtight container. Apply a little of this regularly at bedtime for 15 minutes and then wash off.

Scrub no.2 Soak oatmeal in milk for five minutes. Massage it well into your arms and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with water to get smooth arms and fair skin to boot.

Suntan: To remove suntan, mix equal parts of tomato juice, lime juice and milk. Before taking bath apply this on to your arms for 10 minutes. Scrub using besan / gram flour and a pinch of kasturi turmeric and wash it off.

In winter your skin will get drier. To combat the dryness apply a mix of olive oil and a few drops of milk to your arms. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash off.

If it is very oily, then rub Eau de Cologne to your arms and then powder nicely to cut down the supply of excess oil.

To lighten the elbows, keep your elbows in to the empty shells of the lemon for 15 minutes.
Apply lime juice and milk with a little kasturi turmeric to your elbows, leave it for 15 minutes and wash off.

This mix will lighten and soften the elbows. To avoid darkening of the elbows, never lean on your elbows while working at the table.

Do soak your palms in the warm water for 10 minutes and then scrub it off. Clean the nails and shape them. Apply hand lotion and leave it for 10 minutes. Wash it off.

Remove that unsightly hair by waxing or by using depilatory creams. If you want to go in for permanent hair removal then try out Electrolysis and laser treatments.

Follow all these guidelines and get a shapely, supple, beautiful arms which you show off to the world with sleeveless tops and blouses.

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