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Which Food Increases Skin Complexion? Mango is Number 1!

Today on OiB, surprisingly I am going to tell you about the amazing benefits of Mango for our skin. These will be explained clearly for you all who has skin complexion issue. Do not you just eat mango for dessert? No. Check it out below all the benefits.

  1. For amazingly glowing skin

Mango is a very good agent to fight acne, blemished skin, dull skin, and dark spots. It contains Vitamin A and beta-carotene which are good to rejuvenate and glow your skin.

What do you need?

  • 1 mango fruit – chop it into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon of organic honey
  • A little amount of drinking water

How?

  • Blend all the ingredients in food blender until become smooth mixture. If it is too thick and difficult to be blended, you can add a little more amount of drinking water
  • After that, apply it on your face until it dries. Usually, it will dries for about fifteen to twenty minutes
  • Rinse your face with water until clean and feel soft.
  1. Blackheads Remover

To remove blackheads, mango is one of the good agent as I experienced by myself. You can make your own recipe in home by yourself. These are the steps.

What do you need?

  • 1 mango fruit – chop it into small pieces
  • A little amount of drinking water
  • 1 tablespoon of crushed raw almonds

How?

  • Mix all the ingredients well using blender
  • Apply the paste onto your whole face or necessarily on blackheads area
  • Leave it for about fifteen to twenty mnutes until it dries
  • Clean and rub gently the blackheads area in your face. It will not just remove the impurities but also will brighten your face.
  1. Good Anti-Ageing Agent

To have a supple and smooth skin like a baby’s skin, you just need a mango in your larder because mango contains anti-oxidant to fight fast process of skin aging. This is the easy step.

What do you need?

  • 1 mango fruit – chop it into small pieces
  • A little amount of drinking water
  • ¼ cup of plain milk
  • 1 tablespoon of plain yoghurt

How?

  • Mix all the ingredients together until it changes into a form of paste
  • Apply onto clean face until dried then clean your face gently
  • Do it regularly to give the best result of skin complexion
  1. Improves Skin Complexion

Containing rich Vitamin A, mango is a vital nutrient for daily skin maintenance. To have healthy brighter skin complexion, check the lists below.

What do you need?

  • Skin of mango
  • 1 teaspoon of condensed plain natural milk cream

How?

  • Easily put the condensed plain natural milk cream on mango skin
  • Rub it onto your face for about five minutes. It is okay then if you want to have a longer masking time
  • Wash off your face until clean
  • If you feel uncomfortable to mango pulp, just eat fresh organic mango daily for skin health maintenance.

Do you still mind using mango as your face mask?

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How to get rid of skin discoloration? Try Milk Thistle!

Today on OiB, it is an honor with you all to share about my experience of skin discoloration and stuff! First I am going to tell you about what causes skin decoloration as you all might wonder about. Skin decoloration is caused by melanin as skin’s natural pigmentation that over produce in a certain area of skin. It could be appeared on your hand, face, body, or leg in a time or appear together in the same time. skin discoloration leaves the topmost of the skin layer brown patches. Yet, it is not necessarily melanin that is wrong to cause it all. It happens because you are often have sun exposure.

You may be a worker who is working under the sun in the day or you like to sunbath on the beach. An excess sun exposure is the main cause of skin discoloration appearance at last. But do not worry guys, do not rush yourself to go to skin doctor while I have a natural remedy for that. Welcome my bestfriend remedy of all time for skin discoloration, milk thistle. How to get rid of skin discoloration with milk thistle? Check it out.

  1. To keep you Young

Milk thistle is a kind of flower colored violet that has other common names such as Cardus Marianus, Blessed Milk thistle, Mary thistle, Marian thistle, Saint Mary’s thistle, Mediterranean mik thistle, etc. It consists of many beneficial properties inside. One of them is anti-oxidant agent to be an important nutrient for clear skin. It has an equal benefit as Vitamin C and Vitamin E. For you who want to saty young, milk thistle helps to fight aging process. It is usually provided in the form of serum, powder, or extract oil essential. A bit expensive price will be equal to the result you will get in losing skin discoloration.

What do you need?

  • Milk thistle petals
  • Condense milk
  • Yoghurt

How?

  • Mixed all the ingredients
  • Apply onto your face
  • Let stand for a few minutes
  • Clean your face
  1. To Fight Free Radical

As pollution is a big issue for skin health, milk histle comes to fight free radical from daily activity. It contains in high level tha comes from the seeds of the plant. In other way, it give directa action as bioflavanoid antioxidants to prevent fast aging skin process due to free radical. Besides, it also increase skin immunity in order to protect your skin from bad effect of the unstable weather and season nowadays. Oxidative stress that experienced on your skin will fast cause skin discoloration taht will affect also your physical appearance. To use, it, you should first clean your face and then apply in onto your skin discoloration or face regularly to give the best result in a relative quick time.

What do you need?

  • Milk histle flower petals
  • Olive oil
  • Honey

How?

  • Mixed all the ingredients
  • Apply onto your face
  • Let stand for a few minutes
  • Clean your face

Are you ready for new bright skin?? Yes, I am!

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Seed + Skin – Which food Moisturize My Skin Best?

Today on OiB, I will take about the two words Seed and Skin. Have you ever thought how retaining and helpful some skin fruits can be? And how you have been wasting these blessings ruthlessly and carelessly in the bin! Hence if you really want to know how be naturally beautiful through the skins of some fruits as well as vegetables then this is a must read as these tips have greatly helped each of my colleagues whom I advised them to.

First of all, you should know which eatables are important as seeds and which of them are important when it comes to their skin. This will help you know what to incorporate into your shakes and smoothies and what to throw away. It will also give you many different tasteful combinations of shakes on the other hand besides knowing what they contain to make you healthier and beautiful.

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  1. Apple

Skin: Anti inflammation, anti-oxidant

Seed: Harmful as it contains Cyanogenic Acid that mild poisons causing headaches, dizziness, anxiety, confusion, increased blood pressure, difficult breathing, increased heart rate, kidney failure and vomiting.

How: It contains fiber and a lot of Vitamin C

  1. Pumpkin

Seeds: It treats Ascites, Dysuria, Asthme, Dysentry and prevents Prostate Cancer. It also rectifies diabetes and hypertension along with perishing tapeworms and roundworm parasites.

Skin: Good for giving an anti-biotic effect.

How: It contains Cobalt

  1. Grape

Grapes for your skin!
Grapes for your skin!

Seed: It reduces risks of cancer, heart diseases, Alzheimer’s, oxidative disorders

Skin: 100 times more effective and beneficial in all aspects rendered by the seed.

How: It contains Resveratrol, Vitamin C, Linoleic Acid and many other antioxidants.

  1. Apricot

Skin: It prevents numerous deficiencies

Seed: Harmful as it contains Cyanogenic Acid which causes the same cons as the Apple Seeds.

How: It is a great Vitamin C and Beta-carotene source.

  1. Peach

Skin: It brings about skin revival and is anti flammatory and is a great antioxidant as well.

Seed: Harmful because of cyanide traces

How: It contains Vitamin A and Vitamin C

  1. Lemon

Seed: It has low saturated fat, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Dietary Fiber.

Skin: It fights cancer and reduces oxidative stress, cholesterol and fat

How: It contains 5 times more vitamin that is present in the fruit and also has great vitamin B6, Fiber, Salicylic Acid, Bioflavonoids and dietary fiber.

  1. Kiwi

Seeds and skin: It is an anti-oxidant and strengthens the heart and joints. It also improves the overall metabolic health.

How: It is the best, the greatest and the only source of easy omega 3 fatty acids and also isrich in vitamin E.

  1. Strawberries

Skin and Seed: It prevents many different types of ailments and reduces many Vitamin C deficiencies as well.

How: It is rich in great amounts of Fiber and Vitamin C

Hence, the best part is that you now know what many different common fruits and seeds contain when it comes to their benefits and nutritional value. You also know what to eat and what to stay away from. You can also add these to your shakes and juices, and share these nutritional benefits in the comments below in order to know how they have benefitted you in your own way.

5 Hamstrings Yoga Stretches

Hamstrings are one of the most important muscles of our entire body that allows powerful legs and helps us walk smoothly. Hamstring consists of 3 main muscles that cover from the sit-bones to the knees. They help you bend your knees and run fast. A strong and flexible hamstring is very important for having a better physical fitness.

With all these yoga postures, you can easily strengthen your hamstrings and enjoy its awesome flexibility.

  1. Gate Pose

Gate Pose

  • First of all, kneel down on the floor. Your legs and bottom should be straight up to your hips. Put your inner knees together. Keep your thighs to the ground perpendicular.
  • Then, stretch your right legs directly out to the side. Put your toes towards your right side while your kneecap points to the ceiling. Move your pelvis a little bit to the right. While keeping your legs straight, try to touch the bottom of your right foot.
  • Inhale and stretch your arms out to your sides parallel to the floor, keep up the arms at shoulder height and put your palms towards the floor.
  • Relax your right arm alongside your right thigh, ankle, and shin. Turn your left hand up and stretch it upwards to the ceiling.
  • Put your left hand over your head towards the right. Your biceps will rest on your left ear. Move your head facing towards the ceiling. Continue moving your left hip to the front and move your torso up from the ground.

Stay 1-2 minutes in the pose. For releasing the post, pull your left arm to draw your torso upside and keep your arms stretched. Afterwards, lower your arms and move your right knee next to your left to regain balance. Afterwards, push your right knee towards your left while lowering your arms for regaining balance. You can do the same pose on the opposite side.

Gate pose is effective to stretch both sides of your body – hips to the finger. It also builds core strength, stimulates digestion, and increases the flexibility of the spine, circulation, and respiration.

     2.Triangle Pose

Triangle Pose

  • Stand on your feet, keeping them wide apart about 3 feet. Put your right toes towards your right wall and your left toes inwardly a little bit. As you inhale, push your left hips to your left while sliding both of your arms to the right, aligning parallel to the floor.
  • As you exhale, start moving your arms only. Elevate your left arm while putting your right hand on the right leg. Keep your palms forward.
  • Push with your feet while pulling up your knee caps. Keep your legs be strong. Touch the fingertips away from each other while your arms along with your shoulder create a straight line up-to-bottom, like the picture.

In the state, hold on for 5-10 breaths. Depending on your stamina and flexibility, you can hold longer. After that, release the pose by returning into a 5 pointed stars position. Continue the same steps on the other side.

This pose engages all the parts of your body. It stretches your hamstrings, reinforces the core, releases the hips and shoulders and most of all, and stretches your legs.

      3.Intense Sliding Stretch

           Pose – 1      

    Pose – 2

 

  • Starting from the Mountain Pose, step your left foot back, making a V like shape with 45° angles. Both of your legs should be straight.
  • As you exhale, make sure that your feet stick to the ground. As you inhale, widen your toes, allowing your legs to be activated. Keep your legs strong and as you exhale, move the tops of your thighs backward while widening your sitting bones apart.
  • Move your right hip backward while your left hip forward. As you exhale, stretch your legs further through your bones.
  • With an inhalation, pull your chest up. As you exhale, stretch your spine by bending your body from your hips. Put your hands on the both sides of your right leg. If you want a better stretch, you can bend your elbows to reach the deeper bend.

Hold the pose for several breaths, maintaining the stretch of your spine and your hamstrings. To return back to normal, step forward with your right leg into Standing Forward Bend. Then, continue the steps on your left side.

If you feel too much pressure on your hamstrings, you can follow the “Pose – 1” to get accumulated with the pose. This pose with strengthens your hamstring while making it loose for more flexibility.

       4.Head to Knee Forward Fold

Head to Knee Forward Fold

  • After sitting on the floor, extend your legs to your front. Inhale and bend your left leg, bring your left foot to the inside of your right thigh and keep your left knee on the floor.
  • Keep your right leg in the center and put the toes pointing to the ceiling. While keeping your spine long, move your torso putting your chest and navel. Line up with the center of your right leg. Stretch both of your hands to a side of your right leg. Exhale and fold your torso forward, rest your hands on either side of your right leg, keeping your elbow up and off the floor.
  • Bend your torso forward as much you can, let your lower belly touch the thing first, then your chest and lastly, your nose and head.

Stay in the pose for 1-3 minutes and come up with an inhalation. Hold for about 30-60 seconds. To release the pose, draw your tailbone towards the ground as you inhale and lift your torso. Extend your left leg and repeat the instructions on the opposite side.

With regular practice, this pose your groins and hamstrings will loosen up. One thing keeps in mind, never force yourself in the pose.

      5. Reclining Hamstring Stretch

                          Reclining Hamstring Stretch

  • Lie down on your backs while keeping your legs relaxed and straight and arms relaxing on your sides. Just breathe normally.
  • Raise your right leg as high as you can while keeping your pelvis straight on the ground. Let your leg move straight towards your head as much as possible. Relax your foot to stretch your calf muscles as well.
  • Use a yoga strap or a towel on your foot. With the strap, pull your leg further towards your head. When you’re likely to reach your limit, hold for about 10-20 seconds.

After the pose, just release your leg, let it relax on the ground. Start again with your leg.

This is extremely helpful for your hamstrings. It’ll increase the flexibility while making it stronger, allowing fewer chances of getting injuries and muscle pulls.

Thank you,

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Still Skeptical About Coconut Oil Pulling?

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Still Skeptical About Coconut Oil Pulling? – Organicisbeautiful.com

A lot of hubbub has been going around recently about coconut oil pulling, so it made me curious. After doing some reading, I was pretty amazed by the effects of coconut oil on oral health. So today on OiB, I would like to introduce the awesomeness of coconut oil, because you might be skeptical about this trend like I was once.

What is Oil Pulling? 

As explained on WebMD, oil pulling is a “type of Ayurvedic medicine that dates back 3,000 years… [that] involves swishing approximately 1 tablespoon of oil—typically coconut, sesame, or sunflower oil—in your mouth for about 20 minutes and then spitting it out.” The idea behind oil pulling is that the oils detoxify the oral cavity by drawing out toxins to create a clean, antiseptic environment.

I know what you are thinking. That sounds kind of like pseudo-science. But, recent studies have proven that oil pulling has many benefits.

Benefits of Oil Pulling 

A study in 2015 looked into the benefits of coconut oil pulling and the effects it has on plaque-related gingivitis. At the end of the 30 day period where the participants swished coconut oil, the results showed a “statistically significant decrease in the plaque and gingival indices” that was noted since day 7. The “scores continued to decrease during the period of study,” reports the head researcher.

The Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine published a full report on oil pulling in 2016 that details the following benefits:

  • Prevents dental cavities
  • Improves overall oral hygiene
  • Decreases oral microbial count (the lauric acid in coconut oil is great for this)
  • Reduces the stickiness of plaque
  • Reduces gingivitis
  • Decreases halitosis (bad breath)
  • Swishing strengthens the mouth and jaw muscles
  • Whitens teeth

Pretty cool, right? After reading the the studies, I could not wait to try it.

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Still Skeptical About Coconut Oil Pulling? – Organicisbeautiful.com

How To Pull Oil 

Okay, first, let me just say that while 20 minutes of swishing is how the ancients did it, you do not have to. Next, remember to buy organic, non-GMO coconut oil for maximum results.

Here is how I like to do oil pulling:

  1. Pour 1-2 teaspoons of coconut oil into your mouth (either with a spoon or from a medicine cup). Some people recommendto dothis right in the morning before drinking or eating, but I say whenever it works best for you.
  2. Swish for 5-20 minutes. Because 20 minutes is a long time, aim for around 10 minutes to receive the benefit.
  3. Go slow. Gentle swishing and sucking the oil through and around the teeth is all you need.
  4. Do not swallow. Spit the oil out in atrash can. Never spit it down the sink, because the oil will clog the pipes.
  5. Immediately rinse your mouth out with same warm sea salt water.
  6. Brush and floss as normal.

Final Thoughts 

I was skeptical about coconut oil pulling at first, but I am astounded by the results. That is why I wanted to share my thoughts and findings with you today on OiB. If you have tried coconut oil pulling before, feel free to share your experiences!

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