Best Body Care Tips – Our Top 10

Written by , Beauty & Lifestyle Writer Jyotsana Rao Beauty & Lifestyle Writer linkedin_icon Experience: 4 years

As much as we all vie for that perfect face and look, there’s probably one area where we all tend to get a little lazy – taking care of our bodies. While makeup and various other beauty products will do much to enhance our looks, unless and until we take good care of our bodies, the end result won’t always be pleasing. So here are a few body care tips to make sure you take care of your body – inside and outside.

Body Care Tips For Women

1. Treating dark elbows and knees:

  • Squeeze out some fresh lime juice
  • Alternatively cut out some fresh lime wedges
  • Rub these over the dark/discoloured areas around the elbows and knees
  • Leave on for about 20 minutes
  • Soak a towel in hot water and scrub over the area

2. Soft glowing skin:

  • Take 1 tbsp rose water, 1 tbsp glycerine and 1 tbsp lime juice
  • Mix together and store in a bottle
  • Apply this daily for about half an hour before bath or at bedtime for soft glowing skin

3. Treating warts around the fingers:

  • Take a raw potato and slice it
  • Apply the juice on the area around the nails where you have warts (dried out damaged skin)
  • Using a piece of cotton, massage the area gently
  • Wash off after about 10 minutes

4. Treating puffy tired eyes:

  • Take some cotton balls and rose water
  • Dip the cotton ball in the rose water and place these over the eyes
  • Keep on for about 20 minutes
  • Lie back and relax
  • It will help treat any puffiness you have around the eyes and also help relieve tired eyes

5. To get smooth skin:

  • Take 5 tsp olive oil and about 50 gm papaya paste
  • Mix the two together
  • Apply over dry areas on the skin
  • Do this twice daily to get naturally smooth skin

6. Face mask to treat wrinkles around the eyes:

  • Take 3 tsp raw milk and 3 tsp honey
  • Mix both together
  • Warm the mixture slightly
  • Apply this around the eye region and leave on for about 30 minutes
  • Wash off with warm water
  • This is a natural solution to reduce and prevent wrinkles around the eye region

7. Natural conditioner for hair:

  • Take some raw milk (preferably cold)
  • Before bathing, apply this over your hair using a brush to comb through, or using your fingertips or using a spray bottle
  • Leave this on for about 30 minutes
  • Wash off with your regular shampoo
  • Milk acts as a natural conditioner, leaving your hair soft and silky

8. Reduce dark spots:

  • Take 1 cup of curd and 1 egg
  • Mix both together
  • Apply on your face, especially over any dark spots
  • Leave on for about 1 hour
  • Wash your face with water
  • It will help lighten and reduce any dark spots on your face
  • Will also make the skin naturally glowing

9. Reduce dandruff:

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  • Take a hibiscus flower and mash to get the juice out
  • Apply this on your scalp, especially over dandruff-affected areas
  • Leave on for about 1-2 hours
  • Rinse off with cold water
  • Do this twice a week to reduce dandruff

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10. Softening rough hands and feet:

  • Take half cup of curd and half tsp vinegar
  • Mix together
  • Massage this over your hands, palm and feet
  • Leave on for about 5-10 minutes
  • Wash off with regular water

Hope you will find these body skin care tips useful. Do let us know once you try!

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