Thursday, August 26, 2010

Tips for Damaged Hair

Hair is the crowning glory of a person. That is why we need to take care of it everyday. When our hair is damaged it looks dull, brittle, curly and flying away. But what are the common causes of damaged hair? Some causes of damaged hair are hair dyeing, poor diet or heat from dryers and pollution of the environment. But you can restore the luster, strength and quality of your hair by following some of the simple tips.

1. Combine one egg yolk with two tablespoon olive oil in a bowl. Apply it to hair especially on the ends. Leave for few minutes and rinse before applying shampoo. It can be done once a week for about a month to help restore the damaged hair.

2. If you have vitamin E capsules at home, then open six capsules and combine it to your shampoo, because vitamin E helps hair look healthy, shiny and smooth.

3. It is advisable to have regular hair trims once a month. This is to get rid of damaged and split ends and it also encouraged hair growth.

4. Try to use the lowest heat setting when blow drying your hair.

5. Ideally, you need to shampoo your hair 2-3 times a week to prevent from drying.

6. Rinse and shampoo your hair immediately after swimming from salt water or in a chlorinated pool because prolong stay of the water into your hair can cause it to brittle.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Fashionable Hunter Wellington Boots

Most people in every side of the world pay attention to fashion. They make it sure that the wardrobes and accessories that they wear are in the step with the times and even indulge in a trend or two each season. Fashion is always changing, slightly elusive, and extremely seductive. It is one way of expressing yourself. It has the power to transform an image and make a social statement. It is also an art which uses wide imagination of the designer to come up with a product.

Fashion statements can be made with clothes, accessories, shoes or boots, hair, makeup or even to cellphone. I would like to talk about boots. I know for sure that only few of us wear boots, specifically hunter boots. Then you must have to try it like what I did. First thing I really don’t have any attraction to it because I only saw one design in the market. Until I discovered a unique and fashionable design at This is an online store which specializes premium, authentic and with high quality country clothing. They have variety of products and I tried their hunter wellington boots. I choose the Hunter Original Adjustable Wellington Boots-Fuchsia. I like it because they are waterproof and are made from rubber or poly vinyl chloride (pvc). It has a discreet gusset concealed behind the buckle which allows my feet and legs to move and feel comfortable wearing it. I decided to buy it because of the weather condition that my place is experiencing right now which is rainy season, since it protects my feet and legs from the muddy ground and keeping my feet dry even from heavy rain showers.

The company also manufactures different kinds of hunter wellies, like boot socks, boot bags, umbrellas and many other fashionable accessories for everyone’s need. Hunter Wellington had been existing since 1856 until at present. They keep on improving and increasing the variations of their products for a wider range of choices of their customers. They always follow their motto of " Better Fit, Better Comfort, Better Durability, Better Performance". As part of the company's services they offer free worldwide delivery for every product you order online and you can also chat live their customer representatives if you have some inquiries about the product. Visit their online store now and grab the chance of discounted items they offer.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Health Benefits From Sweet Potato

Do you know that sweet potatoes have a number of health benefits which can be a good supplement to your diet? The most nutritious way to prepare sweet potatoes is to roast or bake them. It is not advisable to boil sweet potatoes because loss some significant vitamins and nutrients during the process. Below are some of the health benefits which are present in sweet potatoes.

1. Vitamins and Nutrients – they are excellent source of vit. A, B6, copper, iron, manganese, potassium and dietary fiber.

2. Beta Carotene – it contain as much as beta-carotene in the form of vitamin A which can help prevent cancer, heart disease, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. The darker the flesh the more beta-carotene it contains.

3. Carotenoids – this will help in stabilizing blood sugar and lowering insulin resistance.

4. Antioxidants – it helps removes free radicals from the body by protecting the cells from damage and repairing damaged cells.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Foods That Will Help Look Beautiful

They said that you are what you eat. And it is true because whatever you eat reflects on your physical appearance. We should take extra careful of the food that we intake, we have to see to it that they are all nutritious so that we can achieve a healthy body and will give us a good looking skin. Below are some foods that will help us look beautiful and healthy.

Red Bell Pepper. Believe it but one red pepper has 2 to 3 times more vitamin C than an orange fruit. Vitamin C keeps skin healthy because it helps protect us from the sun, which prevent from anti-aging, and it’s a key nutrient in collagen production, which keeps skin firm.

Avocado. This unsaturated, heart-healthy fat helps keep skin moist and it contains vitamin E, it has powerful antioxidant, which help protects the skin from aging.

Shrimp. This iron-rich protein helps us achieve shiny and thick hair, it also give us strong nails while the zinc in shrimp is great for our skin.

Sweet Potato. It has a ton of beta-carotene which is important for new skin cell turnover.

Wild Salmon. This fish is loaded with omega-3 fats, which keep toxins out of cells and allow good ingredients in.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Ways to Stop Picking At Acne

1. Identify high risk areas: Set a limit for how much time you spend looking to mirrors.
2. Blow it off: Inhale deeply. Exhale completely, this can help release tension and create an overall feeling of well-being.
3. Touch if you must: While avoidance of pimples is probably the best choice, some of us "need" to touch the pimple. Gentle pressure or in circular massage can alleviate the urge and tension.
4. Practice Alternate Behaviors: Redirect your energy. Activities such as, exercise, and self-hypnosis can all help squash the impulse to squeeze. Leave your home when the urge to pop is very strong. And avoid popping on public.
5. Scar Scare. Visualize the damage that squeezing or picking produces, like scarring and redness.
6. Pick Up The Phone: If popping and picking is taking over your life, consider contacting a mental health professional.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Why Is Picking of Acne So Addicting?

Yes it is really addicting and I cannot resist from picking it whenever I saw and feel something on my face. But it is not anymore a big problem these days, because there are plenty of acne treatments that make no traces. Over the counter products containing benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid or retinol can help. If not, or if you see things like scarring, open wounds, it’s time to head to the dermatologist. He or she can put you on a prescription-strength plan. But remember, treatment takes time and patience. “The best over the counter, the best prescription product, is going to be one to three weeks before we see any significant improvement. Therefore it needs patience to get over from acne