21 beauty tips using kitchen ingredients

Beauty ingredients from your kitchen are more natural and beneficial than the cream and lotion that you purchase from expensive shops. All you need is to go to your kitchen and take a look. It has all the ingredients that are requiring to you to beautifying yourself. Chemical found in beauty cream may damage your skin and put the harsh result on you throughout your life cycle. You can easily find many ingredients in your kitchen which gives you much better and fast result than any expensive cream which you bought from the market without any side effect. Today I give you kitchen beauty tips for glowing skin, clean teeth, beautiful nails, long and shining hairs and long and deep eyes.

Sugar

You can easily create body and face scrub with the help of brown sugar and simple sugar. Sugar gives you a fine, smooth, soft and soothed skin. Sugar is act as a great exfoliate. It is also good for your lips to make it great.

sugar

1. Mix 2 teaspoon of oil in 2 teaspoons of brown sugar. You can add any essential oil like lavender or rose for relaxation and scent. Add 15 drop of essential oil in it and make a scrub. Rub it on your face for at least 15 minutes. Start with your toe and working all way up.

2. Mix white sugar with gram floor. Add rose water in it and make a scrub. Rub it on your skin to get rid of the dry and dead skin.

3. For lips mix honey and sugar together and rub it on lips for five minutes to get yummy lips.


Coffee

Coffee is not only helpful in wakeup you from dull mood but also help to avoid dull and dries skin due to exfoliating property. Coffee beans also contain vitamin E and other antioxidants which help to even your skin and they are anti-bacterial.

Coffee

4. Mix three tablespoon of coffee with one tablespoon of salt with few drops of water and milk on your whole body before a shower.

5. For face wash, you can add the coffee powder in your face wash and you get your own facial scrub.


Oatmeal

Oatmeal is not only good for your health and keeps you smart and active it also helps to clean your skin and always keep you looking youthful and glowing. It helps to remove dead skin cell from your face and work as an excellent scrub.

oat meal

6. For the face, pack mix ¼ cup of oatmeal with the ¼ cup of milk and made a paste. Apply it on the face and leave for 15 minutes and scrubbing your face in slow circular motion. Then wash it.

7. Add 1 tablespoon of oatmeal in 3 tablespoons of yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply this blend on your face, leave for 10 minutes and wash.


Gram flour

Gram floor is used as a beauty ingredient since ages. Mainly it helps in deep cleansing and exfoliates the skin. You can use it as a face pack.

gram flour

8. Mix it with 1 tablespoon of yogurt, one tablespoon of lemon juice and the pinch of turmeric. Apply it on a face and continue rubbing in slow motion for 15 to 20 minutes. After that wash it with water.

9. For pimples, mix sandalwood paste, turmeric, and milk. Make a paste and apply on the affected area for 10 minutes then wash it.


Garlic

Garlic is helpful in to make your nails strong, long and shiny.

garlic

10. Crush 3 to 4 cloves of garlic and apply them on the edges of the nails. Leave for 15 minutes and wash your hands with soap.

11. You may also soak your nails in garlic juice for 10 minutes.


Cucumber

Cumber is a watery vegetable. It is a natural toner and skin lightener. Cucumber is good for your skin and also good for your eyes. Cucumber has a capacity to remove dark circle which appears around your eyes.

cucmber

12. For the face, crush one cucumber and scrub it on your wrinkles and fade areas. It smooths your skin and gives whitening because it is also used in bleach.

13. For the dark circle, cut the cucumber in round slice and place it on your closed eyes. Leave for 15 minutes and feel relax and stress-free.


Honey

Honey contains moisturizing property. Benefit on honey is reducing breakout, containing antiseptic quality, encouraging wound healing and reduce rash and scars.

honey

14. Take 2 tablespoons of honey on your hand and spread gently on your face. Wash after 15 minutes.

15. For the exfoliator, add two cups of honey in the bathtub and soak for 15 minutes.


Potato

Potato is useful for hairs and face. It removes sun tan from the skin, reduces pimples and wrinkles. It provides shine, growth and makes them strong.

potato

16. Grind potato with rose water or simple water and made a thick paste. Apply on face and leave for 30 minutes. Wash with water.

17. You can also rub potato slice on your face for 20 minutes. It gives smoothness to your skin.

18. For hairs, make a paste of potato and apply it on the scalp. Leave for 1 hour and wash.


Ghee (clarified butter)

You keep covering your lips with balm about a several time in a day. Lip balm some time shows side effects and destroys your lips. You can apply ghee on lips to protect them.

19. Message lips with ghee and leaves a thick layer of ghee on your lips for overnight. It protects your lips naturally.


Lemon Juice

One of the main problems with your nails is they don’t grow fast. Lemon juice is useful for your nails growth.

lemon

20. Soak your nails with lemon juice to make them strong and your nails grow faster.

21. Lemon peel also helps to brighten your fingers, knees, and armpit. Just rub the lemon peel on these place and see the magic.

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10 brilliant ways to reduce food wastage

Food wastage not only produces wastage of nutrients that food contains but also wastage of money and energy and when you waste food you also insult the God blessings. Rotten food that you throw outside from your house produces methane. Methane is 10 times more harmful than carbon dioxide.

There are many ways to reduce food waste, but one of most common and easy way through which you may save your meal for a long time is, use your fridge. Here are some ways; you can reduce the amount of edible food that ends up in your bin.

Don’t buy in bulk

There are many things which you don’t have to buy in bulk because after some days they become rotten and you have to throw them out from your house. Fruit and veggies are become rotten and produce a smell after three to four days. We all normally buy these things in bulk because buy these things from bulk can save our money. If you don’t have a very big family or many children to feed their mouth then stay away from buying an item in bulk. Buy as many fruits and vegetables as possible to finish in three to four days. If you buy more, they get to spoil and you may not use them.

Store meal properly

It is obvious that sometimes the small quantity of your meal is left which you have to store properly. Don’t put your leftover in the fridge straightaway without chilling. Because when you put the hot meal in your fridge it increases your fridge temperature, which is not great. You don’t need to leave your leftover for overnight for chilling, leaving them for a short time as it comes in room temperature. Second thing freeze your meal separately in small boxes like if you want to freeze curry and rice put them in the separate container and then put them in a fridge. If you don’t do this, the chances of meal worsen are may increase.

store meal properly

First come, first eat

Try to eat the things which are already present in your fridge and pantry. It’s not good to buy things which you already have in your fridge and pantry. It is not only wastage of money, but also wastage of food. If you continuously add items in your pantry and avoid items which already present in your pantry, the avoided items become spoiled and get rotten especially bread, brown rice, black beans, and meat. You need to rotate items in your pantry. Don’t leave the half container in your fridge, first finish half container then go for buying more milk.

Grow your own

Make your own garden and grow your own fruit, veggies, and herbs. It also supports you financially. If you start growing food in your house, you don’t want to buy in bulk. It reduces the chances of food wastage because you can easily take the needed fresh items from your garden and use them at a time. Nothing goes to waste. Canning is also a beneficial method like you can preserve your excess garden products in a form of pickle and stock and use them when you need. You can easily preserve them in a form of pickle and stock for months.

Don’t overstuff your freezer

Most of the ladies complain that: they store meal in freezer or fridge but they still get rotten. The main reason behind this disaster is they overstuff their fridge and freezer. When you overstuff your fridge and freezer cold air is not flow in it, due to not adequate space. If space in small, heat and warmth does not leave your fridge and the temperature of your fridge become inconsistent continuously. So first you need to clean your freezer and fridge properly then place the meal in it but in a range. Don’t overstuff your freezer and try to clean your freezer and fridge at least after one month.

don't over stuffed your freezer

Donate extra food

Much food remains when you host any big event or party. Don’t full your freezer with this food, Try to make a habit to donate extra food. Not donate all food but some food which you feel extra and due to this, your freezer become over stuff. It’s tough to find a specific person who deserves your donation but you can easily find food banks near you. Donate the meal to them. In this way, you not only save yourself from food wastage but also the source of removing hunger of someone which is a blessing.

Understand what Expiration Date is

Turns out those expiry dates don’t generally need to do with food well-being; rather, they’re typically producers’ recommendations for top quality. If you store food in the proper place or put them in the refrigerator, most nourishments (even meat) remain new a few days past the “utilization by” date. You check the food, if a food looks, smells, and tastes fine and fresh, then it surely fine and you can eat it after the expiry date. On the other hand, if any of this component is missing, then you have to take it seriously and the only option remains is “waste that food”.

Pickling

Cucumber, meat, peppers and a few vegetables might be protected by pickling. This strategy includes plunging the sustenance in some fluid synthetic that keeps the development of microorganism life forms yet keeps up edibility of the nourishment. The safeguarding fluids utilized are vinegar, brine, liquor and some different oils. This procedure is known as synthetic pickling. The other method for pickling is by maturation or you can also say that it is called fermentation pickling. In this processed food itself produce preservation agent.

Picklong

Compost your leftover

The kitchen garden is now in fashion. If you want to reduce your food wastage, then sow your leftover in your kitchen garden. Put potato peels and withered veggies to great use by tossing them in your garden as a supplement rich manure. You can also take little pots, fill them with soil and sow your leftover in it. Take them to care properly and after some time enjoy your home grow veggies, fruits, herbs etc. In fact, you can do this with nuts peel and see what you get.

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31 facts about left-handed people

We live in a right-handed world but there are some left-handed people about 10% to 15% of the population. It is at first observed on 13th August 1976 that there are many left-handed people also. So at 13th August in every year, we celebrate their uniqueness and differences and also promote the awareness of the inconveniences faced by left-handers in a world full of right-handed people. It’s been 41 years, but there are thousands of people who are left-handed have adapted to use right-handed tools and objects.

Today I tell you some unknown and interesting facts about left-handed people.

General Facts

1. Between 10-15% of people on the earth are lefties.

2. Left-handedness come more likely in twins babies.

3. Left-handed people mostly use the right side of their brain.

4. Left-handed people are able to do many tasks at the same time, they are better at multi-tasking.

5. Lefties are more genius than right-handed people and they have greater IQ level.

6. Left-handed people lose their temper more rapidly than right-handed people.

7. According to the research, there are some pieces of evidence that left-handed people are more creative like they have better in thinking, idea generation, problem solution and even they have many possible solutions of one specific solution.

8. Left-handed people have less tendency to bear fear than right-handed people. As left-handed people use their right side of the brain and both sides of the brain have different roles in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and right-hand-side of the brain seems to be involved in fear.

9. They are expert in the fight and will always win because they show more evenness between sides and believed to be more balanced.

10. Lefties are champions and the best in some sports and no one can beat them in it. Sports like basketball, tennis, boxing, video game, and fencing.

11. This fact is the little bit interesting that the premature babies have the risk of being left-handed. A theory shows that the left-handedness is caused by slightly brain damage due to the early birth and do not complete the process of brain development.

12. Lefties are more likely to suffer from allergies, traumas, insomnia, migraines and have some psychotic disorder and problems.

13. Lefties don’t hold grudges and any type of bad thoughts in their mind or heart about others. They are short temper but they forget others mistakes when they become calm.

14. Left-handedness also linked with pregnancy stress. If mother touches her face more with her left hand during stress, it is the first sign of the left-handed child.

15. Left-handed people are more likely to hesitate to do anything as compare to the right-hander. Right-hander tends to jump in a bit more.

16. I don’t know it is a curse or disadvantage but it is a fact that left-handed people earn less money than right-handed people.

Leftie women

17. Women are less likely to left- handed.

18. Research shows that left-handed woman less than men by about 5 percentage point.

Leftie death facts

19. In a year, more than 2,500 left-handed people are killed by using products made for right-handed people.

20. Lefties just have more accident than righties especially car accident.

21. Lefties were 3 times more likely to suffer from the immune disorder and 2.5 times more have been hospitalized at some point.

22. Left-handed people die earlier than righties and its claim that left hand died nine years earlier than right-handers.

leftie women

Famous Peoples

23. I guess left-handed is the sign of success because there are many celebrities whose are a left-hander.

24. Tom Cruise, Whoopi Goldberg, Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey and many decreases celebrities like Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, and many others.

25. In fact, at least the seven presidents of US are left-handed including three of the last five.

Love fact

26. Left-handed people are awesome and incredible at making the adjustment.

27. They have an outstanding scene of humor.

28. They don’t have dominant in nature so they are perfect for the life partner.

Left-hand statics

left hand static

29. They have the ability to adjust seeing underwater quicker.

30. Nails grow faster on left hand.

31. They are not able or less able to roll their tongue just like righties.

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Best Beginner Full Body Workout for Weight Loss

When your body is not in shape, you always feel conscience and no dress suits you. But when you shape up your body you feel confident even in your swimming suit and you feel free to wear whatever you want. Start with your favorite skinny jeans to any sexy cocktail dress, every dress suits you. It’s not about any special place on your body where fat start gathers and look bad. Fat seems bad in every part of your body; head to toe. So it’s better to start the workout that affects your whole body not only one or two parts of your body.

Most of us don’t like to work out but if you want to get perfect body shape or if we start exercise we want to result in the shortest amount of time. Today I’m going to tell you some exercises which help you to reduce fat from your whole body and shape your whole body in a very short time. You just need to spare some time every day from your busy routine. These full body exercises are easy to do. Let’s start.

Burpees

It is a full body exercise used in strength training and it is an aerobic exercise. With every step you’ll work your abs, arms, quads, glutes, hamstrings, and legs, basically, it gives strength to your whole body. For this exercise, you don’t need any equipment and go for a gym but it needs your own body weight so you don’t have the real excuse for not to do it.

Burpees

How to perform: Basic movement is performing in four steps, begin in a standing position.

  1. Get in squad position and put your hands on the ground
  2. Keeping your hand extends and kicking your feet back in plank position
  3. Instantly Return your feet in the squat position
  4. Now jump up from a squat position

Step-ups

For this exercise, you may use an elevated platform, which must be rigid and smooth. This exercise targets your full body especially your legs and down body and make them thinner and back in shape. You need to straighten your knees, chest, and back against resistance and also straight your body and feet. When you do it in speed, you get sweat, when you get sweat extra fats start melting.

Step up

How to perform: You can perform this exercise just in a two-step, start from standing position. Stand in front of any low height bench or stair.

  • Take a step and place your right foot firmly on the step and press your right foot into the step and push your body until your right leg is straight.
  • Now lower your body back down until your left foot touches the floor again.
  • Repeat same with left leg.

Criss-Crosses

This exercise is the little bit tough and when you do it, your body is paining but you listen to this simple phrase “no pain no gain”. This exercise basically targets your whole body starting from your neck to your feet but especially your lower abs. You need to keep your body tight throughout the exercise. You can also use a rope to get proper form but without the rope, it also works.

criss crosses

How to perform: You can perform this in 6 steps

  • Lie on the floor on your back and put your hands behind your head.
  • Bring you both legs at the same time in tabletop position.
  • Now together squeeze your inner thighs,
  • Rotate your ribcage to right and exhale.
  • Bend right knees and push it toward your left arm.
  • Switch and do same, bring your left knees toward your right arm as possible.

Dips

This exercise is used in strength training. It works on a large number of muscles in your arms, shoulder, and chest at the same time. You need two dip bars that should be parallel, stable and fixed. Don’t do dips on rings or between benches, it may hurt your shoulder or your body. Parallel bar is best for dips, so use parallel bars.

Dip

How to perform: You can perform this set of exercise in four simple steps, these are given below.

  • Grab the parallel dip bars and push yourself up.
  • Keeping your elbows at your side.
  • Start lower yourself until your triceps are parallel to the floor.
  • When you hit parallel, explode back up just before you are able to lock your elbow.
  • If you want, cross your legs and bend your knees.
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Healthy recipes for blood pressure

A food without salt lost its taste. No one likes to eat food without salt. But when you are suffering from blood pressure, it is necessary for you to skip salt from your meal or if you can’t skip at least use in little amount. There are many foods that are not only healthy for blood pressure but also delicious in taste and today I tell the recipes of these dishes.

You won’t miss the salt when you taste these dishes. Healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, dessert, and drinks. Have a look:

Breakfast

Start your day with a breakfast filled with nutrients who known to helpful for blood pressure. Getting enough potassium, it lowers your blood pressure and prevents sodium. Calcium and magnesium are also must for your diet because calcium low your blood pressure and magnesium regulate it.

1. Scrambled egg white

Ingredients

  • Egg: 1
  • Toast: 2
  • Oil: 2 teaspoon
scrembled egg

Method

Add oil in the pan. Beat egg and put it in a pan. Heat it for 10 to 15 second and scrambled it. Take off the stove when it became done. Eat it with slightly toasted bread.

2. Sweet porridge

Ingredients

  • Buckwheat: 1 cup
  • Milk: ¼ cup (fat-free)
  • Maple syrup: 2 teaspoon
  • Nuts: 2 tablespoon
sweet porridge

Method

Mix buckwheat in hot milk. Add nuts. Topped with maple syrup.


Lunch

Making dieting change is essential to lower your blood pressure and improve your health. If you don’t do it, it may damage your ears, arteries, heart, and kidney. Packing certain nutrients in your lunch, like potassium, fiber, right fats and ditch sodium. In this way, you can start down the path toward lower blood pressure.

1. Paste with spinach

Ingredients

  • Pasta: 1 cup
  • Spinach: ½ cup
  • Chicken: ½ cup (boneless, shredded)
  • Black olives: 5
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Black pepper: to taste
  • Olive oil: 2 tablespoon
pasta with spanich

Method

Boil pasta, spinach, and chicken. Mix pasta, spinach, chicken and olives with oil. Add a pinch of salt and black pepper.

2. Grilled chicken breast

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast: 1
  • Soy sauce: 2 tablespoon
  • Beans: ½ cup (boil)
  • Black pepper: to taste
  • Oil: 1 tablespoon
grilled chicken breast

Method

Marinate breast with soy sauce and pepper. Leave for 10 minutes. Bake in preheated oven and pour oil on it. Eat with boil beans or any other boil vegetable.


Dinner

Your midnight snacking could be harming. Experts say that if you eat late at night it may trigger the release of a hormone that raises your blood pressure. It is the alarming situation for heart attacks and stroke. If you eat after 7 pm then keep it light and healthy.

1. Roasted sweet potato

Ingredients

  • Sweet potato: 1 medium (cut in cubes)
  • Bell pepper: ½ (cut in cubes)
  • Jalapeno: ½ (minced)
  • Garlic: 1 clove (minced)
  • Onion: ½ (chopped)
  • Lemon juice: 1 ½ tablespoon
  • Black beans: 1 cup (boil)
roasted sweet potato

Method

Put sweet potato, jalapenos, bell peppers, jalapeno, and garlic in the preheated oven. Toss with olive oil. When it done add onion, black beans, and lemon.

2. Red curry with vegetables

Ingredients

  • Red Thai curry paste: 2 teaspoon
  • Brown juice: ½ tablespoon
  • Lime juice: 3 tablespoon
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Green beans: ½ cup (boil)
  • Canola oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Broccoli: ½ cup
  • Sweet potato: ½ cup (boil)
  • Vegetable broth: 1 cup
red curry with vegetable

Method

Heat 2 teaspoons of oil and add all things in it according to sequence. Mix well and leave it until curry start boiling. Turn the stoke off and serve with boil rice.


Snacks

Snacking is not bad if you keep it healthy and do it in moderation. Whole grains, low-fat dairy products, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetable are all proven major players to lower your blood pressure. Healthy, good for your snacks are a part of a healthy life and helps you to live healthily.

1. Hand full nuts

Walnut, almond, pistachios, hazelnuts

2. Vegetables

Leafy greens, berries, beets


Desserts

If you love dessert but are afraid of negative health result then there are also some healthy desserts which amuse you and keep you healthy as well. Chocolates that made up of cocoa have the positive effect on the human body. Dessert regulates your blood pressure and even lowers it.

1. Double apple crumble

Ingredients

  • Apple: 1 (sliced, peeled)
  • Flour: ¼ cup
  • Oats: ¼ cup
  • Brown sugar: ¼ cup
  • Cinnamon: 1 teaspoon
  • Butter: 2 tablespoon
  • Cooking spray
double apple crumble

Method

Combine apple and butter. Arrange in the baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine flour, oats, sugar, cinnamon in a bowl. Mix it by using the blender with butter. Sprinkle mixture over apple and bake till it becomes golden brown.

2. Strawberry Oats Pudding

Ingredients

  • Strawberries: 2 cups (cut in cubes)
  • Quick Rolled Oats: ½ cup
  • Almonds: ½ cup
  • Milk: 1 liter
strawberry oat pudding

Method

Combine strawberries and quick rolled oats in lukewarm milk. Mix well. Add Almond in it. Chilled well in the refrigerator. Serve with strawberry syrup.


Salad

Salads are the best option for blood pressure patient. Add olive oil and it will give you a healthy salad and life. Salads provide a low calories way to enrich your diet with potassium and fiber. Do add salad in your diet if you don’t from any disease.

1. Chicken Charred tomato broccoli salad

Ingredients

  • Chicken: 2 cups (boneless, shredded, boil with salt and black pepper)
  • Broccoli: 4 cups (boil)
  • Tomatoes: 1 cup
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Lemon juice: 5 tablespoon
chicken charred tomato and broccli salad

Method

Mix chicken, broccoli, tomatoes and toss well. Add salt, chili powder and lime juice in it. Mix well.

2. Three Beans Salad

Ingredients

  • Red kidney beans: 1 cup (boiled)
  • White chickpeas: 1 cup (boiled)
  • White kidney beans: 1 cup (boiled)
  • Onion: ¼ cup (finely chopped)
  • Tomato: ¼ cup (finely chopped)
  • Basil leaves: 2tsp (grated)
  • Garlic: 2 tsp (grated)
  • Lemon juice: 2 tablespoon
  • Salt: to taste
  • Black pepper: to taste
three bean salad

Method

Combine red kidney beans, white chickpeas and white kidney beans in a bowl. Add onion and tomato and mix well. Take another bowl mix lemon juice, salt, black paper, garlic and basil leave in it. Spread this seasoning on beans and toss beans in this seasoning. Serve with plain crackers.


Drinks

If you want to reduce your blood pressure then think beyond squashes, fat, and calories. Add vegetables and fruit natural juices in your diet. You can also make a milkshake from fresh fruits.

1. Pomegranate Valentina

Ingredients

  • Pomegranate Juice: 2 cups
  • Grapefruit juice: 1 cup
  • Salt: to taste
  • White pepper: to taste
  • Mint: 1 teaspoon (ground)
pomegranate valanitini

Method

Blend pomegranate juice, grapefruit juice, salt, white pepper and mint in a blender with ice. Blend well. Serve chilled.

2. Strawberry milkshake with basil

Ingredients

  • Strawberries: 1 cup
  • Sugar: 2 tablespoon
  • Milk: 1 cup
  • Greek yogurt: ¼ cup (plain)
  • Vanilla extract: 1 drop
  • Basil leaf: for garnishing

Method

Combine sliced strawberries and 2 teaspoons of sugar and freeze it for at least 1 hour.
Once frozen, combine frozen strawberries with all the other ingredients and blend it. Blend well and garnish with basil leaves.

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