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Haircare for garba – If you feel your hair is dull and lusterless, go for a hair mask that you can make at home and apply it all by yourself. So before you shampoo your hair, you can apply a quite helpful mask for your hair and see the difference after you have cleansed the hair properly. Take a teaspoonful of vinegar and a bit of almond oil. If you don’t have almond oil, 1 egg would also do. Mix these stuffs and then massage this mixture on the hair. Wrap your hair with a hot towel and leave it for 30 minutes.
If you have frizzy and bushy hair, take a cream hair conditioner in a spray bottle by adding some water in it. Whenever you are set to go out, spray it on your hair and then comb the hair well.
Hairstyles for garba –
· If your hair is long, go for wavy and curly style of hair. Create big natural waves on the lower part of the hair, it looks really feminine and charming.
· Side-swept fringe hairstyle is also very IN. However, if you are wearing maang tika, then part your hair in the centre. For long and large or oval face shapes, layered fringe looks the best.
· If you love ponytails and side braids then go for it. Add some embellished hair clips and ribbons, that looks super cute!
Skincare for garba –
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Toning the skin : Take some rose water and dip cotton balls in it. Let the cotton balls soak in it for quite sometime and keep the bowl in the refrigerator. After 20 minutes, take out the bowl, and with the soaked cotton balls, wipe your face. Use an outwardly upward stroke while you wipe your cheeks. Be gentle. Afterwards, pat dry your face with a soft napkin.
Scrubbing : You can make homemade scrubs and use it on your face and exposed areas of the body, this really makes the skin bright by removing the dead skin cells.
If you want a peel scrub, take yogurt and grounded almonds. Add to it, dried and powdered peels of lemon and oranges. You can also use dried mint leaves. Apply this mixture and leave it on your face for few minutes. Using circular movements you can rub the face gently. Then wash it off with water.
For walnut scrub, use walnut powder, lemon juice and honey to make a paste. Apply it on the face, let it dry. Rub it gently and then rinse it off with water.
Facial masks : You can try out different facial masks in order to get a glowing skin. Here I have mentioned about 2 facial masks that can be made at home, and is really very helpful for skin.
Fruit facial pack can be made with mashed up bananas, sliced and grated apples, pulp of ripe papaya. Add in yogurt or lemon juice in this mixture. Make a paste with all these and apply on the face. Keep it for 20 minutes and then rinse it off.
Take ½ tablespoonful of honey, and mix it with 1 tablespoonful of milk powder and 1 tablespoonful of rose water to make the rose water pack. Apply this mixture and keep it for 20 to 30 minutes. If you have oily skin, instead of milk powder use multani mitti. After you apply this mixture, you can take 2 cotton balls dipped in rose water and place them on eyes and take a short nap. After 30 minutes, you will get glowing and refreshed looking skin.
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