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Baking soda for your skin

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Baking soda for your skin
Never heard baking soda and skin care being mentioned in the same sentence? Baking soda is known for being a staple in the kitchen but it's also one of the most useful and not to mention inexpensive ingredients around when it comes to DIY skin care! Grab a box of baking soda from your kitchen and get ready to see some big changes courtesy these baking soda beauty fixes!

Face wash
Make a thick paste out of two teaspoons baking soda and one teaspoon warm water. Wash your face with water and apply the mixture that you have prepared in gentle circular strokes. Rinse off the mixture with warm water.

Exfoliate
Baking soda makes for an excellent as well as gentle exfoliator. Add one teaspoon of baking soda to your cleanser and massage face gently to slough off dead skin cells. If you have oily skin, you can add one-teaspoon baking soda to two tablespoons of uncooked oats. Mix this with water and scrub your face and skin in circular motions gently. Oats combined…

Most Stupid Talents

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1. The man who can get kicked in the crotch without injuring himself
Yong Hsueh, a Shaolin monk, appeared on the Chinese version of Britain's Got Talent to demonstrate his ability to get kicked in the crotch without suffering injury. He told the audience: "Steel crotch Kongfu is an ancient art, with roots stretching back to ancient China. "It's a practice to strengthen and protect the male genital organs so there is less chance they are injured or incapacitated in battle." Cross legged male members of the audience watched in shock as various members of the panel were invited to boot the monk – who simply bowed and smiled after each blow – between the legs. The monk said this skill could only be learned by a student that started in childhood – and it involves pushing the testicles into the body where they could not be hurt. 2. The man who can stretch his skin for over 6 in

Garry Turner (UK), better known as the Stretchy Skin Man, is able to stretch the skin of hi…

Anti-aging skin treatments: Skin care myths and truths

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Anti-aging skin treatments: Skin care myths and truths (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)
Beauty may lie in the eye of the beholder, but every woman needs the perfect skin care to radiate her beauty and youth.

The cosmetic industry has flourished in recent times, with several advertisements and commercials, in a variety of media, constantly focusing on the importance of having beautiful and younger-looking skin. If you're among the ones who desire attractive looks and wish to appear younger than your real age, you must ensure that you are using the right products and following the right regimen. Here, we will discuss some of the most common myths and the truth behind them.

Anti-Aging Skin Treatments Myth #1: Sunscreen isn't necessary during winters or cloudy days

Anti-Aging Skin Treatments Truth: This is among the most popular myths and a large number of women actually fall for it. Regardless of whether it is sunny or cloudy outside, it is essential to remember that the UV rays…

5 most common skin problems and solutions

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5 most common skin problems and solutions (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)
Your skin has to face pollution, direct sunlight, stress, infection and sweat, among other factors.

This can have negative effects on your skin. Since it takes a lot of effort to add a skin care regime in our daily busy schedule, we help you by listing out the most common skin troubles and their effective solutions.

*Data Credit: Samantha Priest is an Australian guest blogger, a health expert, and a part time basketball coach, specialising in teaching players how to jump higher.

Acne
Many teenagers suffer from acne. Unfortunately this skin condition does not disappear with puberty. Many adults keep having troubles with acne. High levels of humidity, stressful situations as well as sweating cause acne. Cleaning and washing your skin on the daily basis might be useless. It is very difficult to deal with acne on your own. That's why you need to visit dermatologist to find an optimal treatment. Acne requires s…