25 May 2009

Masker Fruits : Healthy, Easy, Saver, Fresh and Home Made

So, your mind is not the only one who can get stress. Your skin also can be stressed too. But, you can relaxing your skin by applying masker. Masker also can open your clogged pores by dust, and cosmetic residue which can not be removed with ordinary cleanser. Your moisture and softness also can be maintained by applying masker.

Apply it regularly, 1-2 times a week, your skin will be look shining and thigh. If you still confuse with all the masker instant options which sold on the beauty shop, why not make your own masker from fresh fruits? It’s easier, saver and home made. Want to try it? Here are some fruit masker receipts. Have nice to try!

STRAWBERRY
Benefits :
This red fruit contains lots of salysilic acid (one of beta-hydroxy acid which help to tightening your skin), silica, vitamin B, C, E and K. With its ability to salutary and rejuvenating skin, this masker is really good for all skin type. It can be use twice a week.

How to prepare and use :
• Smash couple of strawberry (peel the leaf and stem).
• Wipe 2 sp of smashed strawberry on the face and allow it for 15 minutes.
• After that, rinse with sterile water or lukewarm water.
• To get stronger toning effect, you can add a little egg-albume, 1 sp rose water and couple drops of safe essential oil, then stir it.

AVOCADO
Benefits :
Avocado is rich in amino acid and vitamin, so it’s very good used as antiaging masker for your face, especially for dry skin.

How to prepare and use :
• Pound the mature avocado flesh with fork.
• Apply it on the face, and allow it for 30 minutes.
• Rinse with lukewarm water or rose water using beauty cotton.

For you who had normal skin, you can try this receipt :
• Add egg-albume, stir it for 5 minutes.
• And if you had moisture skin, you need to add honey on it ( organic honey is better).

LEMON
Benefits :
Lemon Contains vitamin A, C, B1, B2, and B3. Very good for oily skin. Lemon lotion also effective for normal skin. You can use it every day.

How to prepare and use :
• Add 1 tsp of lemon juice into stirred egg.
• Apply it on the face and allow it for 10 minutes.
• After that, clean it with rose water or lukewarm water.

Besides, lemon cam be use as day lotion. Here are how to make it :
• Add 1 tsp of lemon juice in to 100 ml of rose water and 50ml witchazel.
• Wipe it on the face using clean beauty cotton.

ALMOND
Benefits :
Almond can smooth your rough and stiff face because it has lots of vitamin A, B, and oleic acid. You can make almond as masker or even lotion. Almond masker can be use once a week.

How to prepare and use :
• Smash about 50 gram of peeled almond using mortar or food processor.
• Stir it with 3 sp of full-fat milk until become soft pasta (doesn’t have to be to long).
• If necessary, add 1 or 2 drops of rose essential oil.
• Apply it on the face and allow it until dry.
• Then rinse it with lukewarm water and beauty cotton.

TOMATO
Benefits :
Tomato contains protein, phosphor, iron, sulfur, vitamin A, B1, and C. All these components can smoothing you face.

How to prepare and use :
• Take mature tomato, shred and wipe it on the face.
• Or you can use this method: squeeze tomato, take the filtrate and then apply it on the face ever day.

Not only smoothing your face, tomato also can protect your face from sunlight and UV. Here’re how to make it :
• Take tomato leaves at sufficiently.
• Then knead it with some water.
• Apply it on the face as face refresher.

GRAPE
Benefits :
Grape contains high trace mineral, calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamin B1, B2, b3, B5, B6, C and flavonoids. Almost all grape type with different color can be used as lotion. Grape lotion can be use every day and good for all skin type.

How to prepare and use :
• Smash couples grapes to make 2 sp of grape juice.
• Sieve the juice.
• Apply it on the face using beauty cotton.
• After 20 minutes, rinse it with rose water.

BANANA

Benefits :
Banan contains serotonin, pectin, tannin, noradrenalin, 5 hidroxyitritamin, dopamine, vitamin A, B complex and C . Can be used as face moisturizer.

How to prepare and use :
• Take mature banana then smash it.
• Add olive oil into the smashed banana and mix it.
• Use and repeat it regularly as beauty powder.

23 May 2009

Does Flowers Have Positive Energy? Yes Of Course, Big One!

Flowers have positive energy for health. Flower energy therapy is not aromatherapy. The making process and the utilizing of flower energy/essence therapy is different from aromatherapy. Aromatherapy use distilled oil from flowers to be used as massage oil or room fresher, while essence therapy, use energy which taken from fresh flowers.

A matter of fact, flowers have many hidden special qualities so you should made the best use of it. You can use the flower energy by take a flower bath. In this way you can feel the positive change inside you, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, more active cakra (vishnu's mythical weapon), stronger and brighter aura. To make the utilization of flower be more effective and fresher, check this few steps.

First of all, prepare container made from crystal, it because crystal, has high absorb capacity so it can increase the vibration power. Place into the container the full blossom flowers which have positive energy, such as rose, jasmine, ylang-ylang, then our water into the container. You can also add another flower which also have big positive energy, such as purple orchid, white rose, or lotus.

Dry it on a sun for about 3 hours, the longer the duration is better. Sunlight helps to release the flower energy into the water. When the flowers have wilted, the energy has been ally with water and ready to use for bath.

When you do the drying process on the sun light, you should do it yourself. Try not to accept anyone else to help you or touch the flowers. It was connected with the energy transferring of the flowers.
After considered it is the time, let it for a while. You can use the flowered water after it cold. Enjoy the freshness, and absorb the energy. You can suggest yourself to get more enthusiasm, and more energy which can make you stronger.

The flowered water also can be drink as medicine. To maintenance the energy, transfer the water into tight lightproof bottle and keep away from sunlight. You also can mix the flowered water with alcohol or couple drops of brandy before it stored.

This simple method is often used as relaxation purpose. In certain people, this method also used as therapy for mental disorder, like depression and stress. This flowered water also can be use to bathing people ages more than 30 years old, but still hasn't married. Believe or not, prove it yourself the peculiar property.

20 May 2009

The Average Cost of Laser Skin Resurfacing

The national average of 2007 for cost of laser skin resurfacing was $2,484 (Source: American Society of Plastic Surgeons). This fee includes only the physician's costs, not include related expenses and this estimate is only for one treatment session, but multiple sessions may be needed. You can arrive at a better total estimate after your doctor has evaluated your condition and goals, and created a treatment plan.

Mean while, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the national average surgeon's fee for ablative laser skin resurfacing is $2,128. For non-ablative laser skin resurfacing, the national average physicians fee is $1,359.

The cost of laser skin resurfacing generally includes certain ointments, dressings, and creams. Some additional cost will be charge for the antibiotic medications and other prescription pills that doctor will give you. General anesthesia in a hospital costs a lot more than local anesthesia in a doctor's office or outpatient surgery center. The extent of treatment makes a cost difference. For example, if deeper layers of the skin must be penetrated to remove the imperfection, the use of general anesthesia and a hospital may be required. General anesthesia in a hospital costs a lot more than local anesthesia in a doctor's office or outpatient surgery center. You can arrive at a better, more complete cost estimate after your doctor has evaluated your condition and goals, and created a treatment plan.

The treatment cost also does not cover the camouflage makeup that some practices offer for use after surgery. The extent of treatment makes a cost difference. For example, if deeper layers of the skin must be penetrated to remove the imperfection, the use of general anesthesia and a hospital may be required.

Typically, the cost of laser skin resurfacing is comprised of the surgeon's fee, the facility cost, anesthesia, and pre- and post-operative care. Cost of laser skin resurfacing generally includes any necessary ointments, dressings and creams, although not included in the cost of laser skin resurfacing are antibiotic medications and other prescription pills such as pain medicine or sleeping pills. Fees within various regions may vary depending on whether the doctor’s practice is in an urban, suburban or rural area.

Cost of laser skin resurfacing issues should be discussed early in the process, ensuring that prospective patients understand the true cost of laser skin resurfacing. Because skin resurfacing is a cosmetic procedure, most insurance packages will not pay the cost of laser skin resurfacing. Patients can inquire about financing through the clinic, or can find means to meet the cost of laser skin resurfacing independently of the practice at which they receive treatment.

>Unfortunately, most medical insurance providers do not cover cosmetic surgery procedures. However, most surgeons do offer multiple financing options. On rare occasions, the procedure can be performed to modify scars or remove pre-cancerous growths on the skin. These conditions could then meet criteria allowing insurance companies to cover the procedure. Check with your cosmetic surgeon and insurance provider for more information.

More information about the cost of laser skin resurfacing can be obtained from plastic surgeon. Because factors in the cost of laser skin resurfacing can vary depending upon the location of the practice, questions about the potential cost of laser skin resurfacing should be addressed to the practice the patient intends to use.

19 May 2009

Laser Skin Resurfacing Results And Benefits

Laser skin resurfacing has gained popularity recently because of its advantages over alternative approaches that may cause discomfort, bleeding, and bruising, all of which mean a longer recovery time. One of the most recent innovations in anti-aging remedies has been laser skin resurfacing, which improves the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles, scars, and hyperpigmentation, primarily around the eyes and mouth. It can also be used to treat large areas of the face. The result of more youthful-looking skin means laser skin resurfacing can be psychologically rejuvenating as well.

Laser skin resurfacing recovery and results vary depending upon the type of laser that is being used and the size of the area you wish to have treated. The most invasive treatments may produce enormous improvements, but may require an extended recovery time of multiple weeks. A gentler laser skin rejuvenation treatment may reduce the appearance of some imperfections and may require little or no downtime.

New collagen production and tighter, smoother skin, as well as a diminished appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin coloration, sun damage, scars, and other facial imperfections are what you can get from Laser Skin Resurfacing.

12 May 2009

Consult Your Laser Treatment With a Qualified Doctor

Consult a plastic surgeon and a dermatologist who have extensive experience using a laser. Only experienced and knowledgeable doctors will know which laser is most appropriate for each condition and will have received appropriate training on the device. For example, acne scars may be best treated with a CO2 laser, while other lasers may be preferred for other types of scars.

Using a qualified doctor will increase your odds of success and reduce the risk of complications. I strongly recommend that you consider choosing a doctor who is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Here are some tips to consider when consulting a doctor :
  • Ask about credentials, training, and the number of times the procedure has been performed in the practice. Ask the doctor to show you his certificate and photo before and after treatment.
  • Which equipment will be used, where the procedure will be performed, and the extent of the procedure.
Ask these questions bellow to your doctor before decide to do the treatment :
  1. How should I prepare my skin for the treatment?
  2. Where is the procedure performed? How long will the procedure take?
  3. What kind of anesthesia is used?
  4. How much does the procedure cost?
  5. Is there any complication before? How many of them? And what is the cause?
  6. Will you repeat or correct procedures if it does not meet agreed upon goals? And if the procedure must be repeated / corrected, will I be charged again?
  7. Could I observe the exact procedure I am considering before I decide to have the procedure?
  8. What should I expect after care treatment, in terms of soreness, what to watch for, medication, bathing, and level of activity?
  9. Who will be assisting during the procedure? What are their qualifications?
  10. Do you have privileges to perform laser resurfacing with a CO2 laser at an accredited hospital?
Be sure to :
  • Tell your doctor about any allergies you have and medications, herbal supplements or natural supplements that you are taking, especially Acutane before the surgery. This medication affects the skin’s ability to heal after laser resurfacing.
  • Be sure to tell your doctor if you smoke. Smoking can lead to complications and poor healing.
  • Tell your doctor if you have been exposed to significant amounts of radiation, have a history of unusual or poor scarring, or cold sores– like herpes or shingles or serious medical conditions
  • Tell your doctor if you have had previous facial surgery.
  • Arrange for someone to drive you home after the procedure.

06 May 2009

Complications, Risks And Limitation of Laser Skin Resurfacing

Case for any complications for this procedure is rare. When they occur they may include skin discoloration, pigmentation changing, burning, scarring and virus infection. One thing you should know, laser skin resurfacing does not stop the aging process. That’s why, wrinkles, discoloration, and other imperfections can reappear throughout your lifetime.

Pigmentation Changing
Semi-permanent or permanent skin lightening may occur in the treated areas. This is unpredictable and hard to treat without permanent tattooing of the skin. The skin may also become hyperpigmented (darker) immediately following the surgery. Often this darkening treats itself, lightening on its own or responding to various skin care regimens that include hydroquinone (a bleaching crème) and alpha hydroxy (fruit) acids.

Scarring
Laser skin resurfacing may not sufficiently tighten the skin, and surgical excision may be necessary to achieve the results desired. It is most often worthwhile the try to perform laser procedure first to avoid the possibility of scarring, so do not be dismayed if a secondary procedure is necessary.

Burns and Injuries
Heat from the laser may cause burns or injuries. To reduce the risks involved in this procedure, carefully follow all of your surgeon’s instructions, both before and after surgery.

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