Thursday, May 2, 2013
Skin, especially of the dry type, gets easily dehydrated, loses its elasticity and strength. Furthermore, the attack of harmful rays from daily computer use can lead to premature wrinkle formation.
German scientists have discovered that tomatoes and cabbage are excellent means for protecting the skin from the harmful rays. They recommend daily consumption of a combined weight of 500-700 grams of cabbage and tomatoes.
Their colleagues from the Netherlands advise that after working on the computer for prolonged periods of time, relaxing compresses should be done by placing a towel dipped in a solution of mineral salts or red cedar over the face for 2 minutes.
Chinese doctors recommend drinking a few sips of water every half hour in order to refresh the face while working on the computer. Lemon or grapefruit juice can be added to the water for a stronger effect.
They also recommend drinking 300ml of fresh green tea every day, because it neutralizes the influence of the harmful computer rays.
Rubbing the skin of the face with a piece of fresh apple or frozen fruit juice also has a beneficial effect.
Japanese specialists advise placing potted cactus plants around the computer monitor, because they attract 50% of the radiation. Research results also show that cactus plants refresh dry air, supplying it with oxygen.
Canadian scientists are of the opinion that spraying water on the face is the best way to counteract the harmful effects of prolonged computer use. Simply spray your face with a spray bottle of mineral water or rub it with a wet tissue. If you are wearing makeup you can use deep hydration thermal spray, which will not only restore the natural moisture of your skin, but also fixates the makeup and makes it longer lasting.
Against dryness Lithuanian doctors recommend washing the skin with rye bread. Cover a piece of rye bread with hot water and when it cools strain. Use the water to wash your face several times throughout the day.
Interesting right ! :D
As you age, your muscle will become so tight and the range of motion of the joints will be minimized. Simple activities you have done in the past will become extremely difficult because of this. Stretching regularly solve this problem to a greater extent.
Stretching is important to people of all age groups. It helps to elongate and loosen your muscles. One of the major benefits of stretching is that you will be able to increase the range of motion, which means your joints and limbs can be moved further before an injury occurs. There are several other benefits of stretching.
- Increases mobility and flexibility
- Improves blood circulation
- Improves body balance and coordination
- Helps reduce lower back pain
- Improves cardiovascular health
- Improves posture
Most of the people have a misconception, they think that stretching is the first one to perform before starting the workouts. You have to do at least 5-10 minutes warm ups before stretching. Your muscles will be trained to face the challenges of stretching through warm ups. Now you can do stretching. Never forget to stretch before and after workout. It is very important to avoid injuries. To reap most of the benefits of stretching, always make sure that you are doing proper in proper form and in right time. Stretching should target your hips, thighs, calves, back, ankles, shoulders, arms and neck. Bridging, knee stirs, calf stretch, rotating the necks, touching the toes, alternate leg touch, shoulder shrugs, wall touches are the major stretching exercises that target these areas. There is no need to stretch till you feel pain in your muscles. You have to stop stretching before that. Stretching is to make your muscles more movable and to improve your whole body, not to make your body more painful.
Everyone can stretch, regardless of their flexibility, age or gender. Whether you exercise or not, try to make the stretching exercises part of your daily routine. It does not have to involve a huge time or commitment to do those exercises, but stretching can give you unbelievable results!
Rejuvenate your skin with an easy homemade green apple mask for your skin type
Green apple for youthful skin
Green apples are rich in minerals (calcium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, iron, etc.) and vitamins (B vitamins, vitamins C, E, PP, folic acid, etc.). When used cosmetically, they make the skin youthful and improve its elasticity. They successfully neutralize free radicals thanks to the flavonoids and polyphenols they contain. Green apples are a great anti-oxidant.
Green apple mask for normal skin type
Combine 2 tablespoons of shredded green apple with 1 teaspoon of corn starch and 1 egg white, beaten into foam. Apply mixture to face and neck. Rinse in 15 minutes with cool water.
Green apple mask for dry skin
You will need:
100gr of green apples
1 teaspoon of olive oil
1 teaspoon of milk
Wash, core and shred apples on a plastic grater. Mix with milk and olive oil. Apply mask to a clean and dry face and neck area. Rinse away in 20 minutes with cool water.
Green apple mask for oily skin type
1 tablespoon of blended cooked green apple puree
1 egg, beaten
Combine ingredients and apply mixture to clean, dry face and neck. Remove in 15 to 20 minutes with a cotton ball dipped in warm water. This mask is suitable for winter weather.