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If you want pure AHA, go to the official website and get the one on sale there. It's a great product that I use every day and it has evened my skin tone, gotten rid of my scarring, made my skin softer and prevented more zits. (the Neutrogena is great too and works the same but the one online is cheaper and doesn't have sunblock (so you can use it at night too).

Two things to know about AHA:
A. It stings and burns when you first apply it. Don't give up though! It lasts about 10-15 minutes after application and your skin gets used to it within a week. Don't put it near your eyelids.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. QUESTION:
    Homemade Remedies?
    i want to brighten up my tone & remove blemishes. does anyone know any homemade remedies you can suggest to me? i don't like buying products because my skin is easily irritated & i don't like buying anything i can't pronounce half the ingredients.

    • ANSWER:
      Hello butterfly!
      I have many homemade remedies, but you havenot exactly mentioned which kind of problem you have and why is it caused.
      If you are interested, here's my e-mail address:
      rythm_poet_16@yahoo.co.in

  2. QUESTION:
    Homemade remedies...?
    DOes anyone have any easy homemade remedies for a sore throat, and like how not to get sick
    i have just been drinking fluids and taking some airbourne as directed, any other suggestions?

    • ANSWER:
      dissolve 1 tablespoon of sea salt in half a glass of warm water and gargle with it last thing at night (do not rinse away) salt is a natural healer / cleanser and will kill the germs in your throat. i am 56 and never get ill neither does my family the only thing i can put that down to is that we all eat the same (Ive even converted my daughters-in-law), fresh fruit veggies (all home grown, no chemicals) i live the same way as my mother and grandmother before me, i make all my own cakes, biscuits, breads, jams, chutneys and pickles avoiding serious additives, it makes life cheaper and we don,t get ill or obese, as a matter of fact my one daughter-in-law who came into my family 3 years ago was grossly obese (5.3 and 18 stone!) she's not now (now 9 stone) she hasn't 'dieted' at all, I'm doing something right in my kitchen, cant be bad can it. lol

  3. QUESTION:
    homemade remedies?
    i have grease all over my kitchens wall by the stove and i was wondering any homemade mixtures i could use to get it off easily. My parents have really neglected cleaning these past few years and its driving me crazy i think i have OCD but, i need to know what i could do to get it off.

    • ANSWER:
      Ammonia and alot of elbow grease. Try using a microfiber wash cloth.

  4. QUESTION:
    Are there any good homemade remedies fo getting rid of groundhogs and repelling mosquitos?
    Has anyone tried any of the homemade remedies to repel groundhogs from your gardens and mosquitoes? If so, which ones REALLY do work? I have gone on the internet and tried some of them, but nothing seems to work.

    • ANSWER:
      I do not know how to repel groundhogs (sorry) but I do know how to repel against mosquitoes from your garden:
      Listerine
      Who knew that it would not only fight off gingivitis and bad breath, but will also get rid of those pesky blood-suckers.

      What You Need:
      -1 Bottle of Listerine
      -Spray Bottle

      Directions:Just pour the Listerine in the spray bottle and spray around your yard. Don't spray directly on a wood surface (such as the front door or your deck flooring). Instead, spray around the frames of doors and windows. Spray around your chair, around children's swing area, and even inside the dog house if you have one.

      In The Garden
      Growing Savory and Castrol oil plants near and around entrances and in your yard will help keep them away. Garlic also repels against mosquitoes, which is why there are no mosquitoes present in garlic fields. Garlic has a natural sulfur that repels insects such as mosquitoes, ticks, fleas and black flies.

  5. QUESTION:
    best natural homemade remedies for tanning of skin?
    best natural homemade remedies for tanning of skin?
    i have been playing tennis for a month now in the sun. i dont use sunscreen but i am going to soon. but my question is that i have tanned a lot and i want to get my original color back. what are some natural homemade remedies for this?

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  6. QUESTION:
    What are some oily skin homemade remedies?
    I've got oily skin in the t-zone. I don't have a lot of money to buy certain toners, cleansers and moisturizers. I rally want to start taking care of my skin better. Do you know of any homemade remedies that could help with all three of these things? Thanks

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  7. QUESTION:
    any homemade remedies to make nails grow faster,quicker and longer?
    any homemade remedies to make nails grow faster,quicker and longer?

    • ANSWER:
      haha yes playing the piano helps but its only because your stimulating the fingertips more then the average. Just tap your fingers, it the same thing. Now to make then stronger you can peel a potato and just jab your nails into it. The vitamins and minerals help strengthen them so that when there are long they wont break. Just do it for a few minutes each day and you should start to see a difference in about 2 days. Good luck and NEVER ever use acrylic nails, they may look nice but the damage they cause is not worth it.

  8. QUESTION:
    Do you have any homemade remedies for minor ailments?
    In my family, we always drink warm grapefruit juice for a sore throat. It tastes nauseating but it seems to do the trick. Do you have any homemade remedies for minor complaints... What are they?

    • ANSWER:
      Yeah... Stay in bed... As long as you don't get bedsores you should be safe...

      As for preventive medical care... Drink apple juice with a tablespoonful of apple cider vinegar daily... It will prevent everything from baldness of the head to ingrown toenails... I used this remedy and I have never had baldness of the head nor ingrown toenails nor have I spent a night in a hospital and I am 60 years old... And tomorrow, I need to get a haircut...

  9. QUESTION:
    Are there any good homemade remedies for pain relief?
    I have fibromyalgia, and was just wondering if there are also some homemade remedies out there for pain relief. I take grape seed caplets every day, and that just barely takes the edge off. If you can help me, that would be just great!!!!!

    • ANSWER:
      I am looking for an answer to this question, too.

      I will share my experience so far.

      Heat and ice on, the other or alternating 15 min at a time

      Anything that helps you relax, scents, sounds, touch.

      Anything that distracts you from the pain - -a good movie - -a favorite hobby - playing with an animal or just petting them - - a good book - - talking with a friend about nonsence.

      massage, if you can tolerate it, if not full massage, a refleology massage if you can tolerate that.

      getting a good nights rest.

      I dont think you're looking for medications, but Tylenol and a product called tylenol arthritis - it is still plain out tylenol, but it is slow release, so it lasts for 8 hours instead of the usual 4

      don't push your body too hard. Give yourself lots of breaks to stretch and wonder around. Almost any position can eventually leave stiff, if not sore if you stay in it too long.

      Keep moving (but don't push it) keep the blood flow going well and keep your muscles strong. Both of those will help you deal with the pain.

      I have known a few people in your position and they often also suffer from depression. If this is the case for you, you might concider some therapy - I have a therapist who specializes in treating people with chronic pain. She is helping me learn to seperate my mind from my body so that I fell like I have more control.

      There are many great recorded meditations out there for relaxation and for coping with pain. I like to lie down in a quiet, dark, cool space and do those medations.

      One other thing I have recently learned, focus your breath. Pay attention to your breath (a kind of meditation in itself) and get it deep and even. You want you breath to fill up your diaphram - out your hand on your stomache and feel the breath going all the way down there before you let it out. The deep breathing (slow and controled) really combats pain and calms you body and mind.

      Good Luck and Good Health

  10. QUESTION:
    Do You Know Of Any Homemade Pimple Remedies?
    I've been having problems with pimples lately and I'd like to know a few homemade remedies for it. I'd prefer nothing with garlic, unless it has a very minimal amount. Thank you and please type all your remedies!

    • ANSWER:
      Have you tried toothpaste. I have tried it. It does dry them out. Also, proactive has a refining mask that is a good pimple remedy. Whatever you do - DON"T DIG IN IT with your fingers. That creates infection and acne scarring.

  11. QUESTION:
    What's a good homemade remedies for a cough?
    I've been having coughing fits and it's horrible. I want to know a good homemade remedies for this. (I've already tried honey and tea)

    • ANSWER:
      Following are some of the simple tips to prevent cough:

      Avoid cold foods as these can aggravate the throat further. Drink warm water. It will give relief to your infected throat.

      Avoid consuming any fruits or vegetables that may cause excessive cooling in your body. Do not eat cucumbers, green bananas, papayas and watermelons when suffering from cough.

      Take proper balanced diet and avoid mutton, caffeine, any type of oily and spicy food, sugar, chocolates, etc. Avoid cold drink and ice cream.

      Remedies:

      ~ Onion is very effective in the treatment of cough. The juice extracted from finely chopped onion helps in loosening the cough, and clears chest-congestion. Take 1-2 teaspoon of onion juice and add 1-2 teaspoon of honey into it. Keep this mixture aside for 5-6 hours, and then give a teaspoon of it to the patient at east two times in a day.

      ~You can also try this very simple and effective homemade cough syrup made from onion juice, lemon juice and honey. Mix 1-2 teaspoon of onion juice with 1-2 teaspoon of lemon juice. Pour little amount of water and allow it to boil, later add 1-2 teaspoon of honey into it. Keep this cough syrup aside for 5-6 hours and give a teaspoon of it to the patient at least two times in a day.

      ~Ginger is also very effective home remedy for cough. Mix ½ tablespoon of ginger paste, and a half tablespoon of pepper powder. Further add equal amount (one tablespoon) of vinegar and honey into it. Add 2-3 tablespoon of water and keep it aside. Take this cough syrup 2-3 times a day. This is commonly used homemade cough syrup for getting relief from cough.

      ~You can also prepare this easy and effective herbal tea to get instant relief from cough and chest congestion. Add a small piece of ginger cut in small slices, 1-2 garlic seeds, and small amount of lemon juice into the boiling water. Boil it around 15-20 minutes. Strain the liquid and keep it aside. Add a little amount of honey into the solution and give it to the patient. The lemon juice added to it will loosen the cough and make breath easy.

      ~Black pepper has also very significant role in treating cough. It looses the mucous membrane and open chest congestion. Take 2-3 black pepper seeds and chew it. If patient find difficulty in chewing it because of its strong bitter taste, add 2-3 pepper seeds in a glass of milk. Another easy way of taking black pepper is with cumin seeds. Take both black pepper and cumin seeds in small amount and add 1/2 spoon of salt to it. Chew it slowly. It is very effective home remedy for cough.

  12. QUESTION:
    Does anyone know of some homemade remedies for mosquito bites?
    Ok, now, I think I am allergic to a specific type of Mosquito or at least depending of the amount of saliva they mix with my blood (confused? look it up). Sometimes, the mosquito bites are "regular" size and sometimes the bites tend to swell as big as a human's palm. Does anyone know of homemade remedies to cure them or at least bring down the itch and/or swelling?

    • ANSWER:
      meat tenderizer

      dab with vinegar

      make a paste with baking soda

      dab with alcohol

      ice

  13. QUESTION:
    Homemade remedies for mite bites on rats?
    Does anyone have any homemade remedies for mitebites on rats, like pet rats..I know that cleaning their cage more often is a solution to prevent them butwhat about the bites and scars already on them? Thanks
    Iam not sure if their diethad to do with it. We usually get the Kaytee brand for small animals. I also give them small amounts of human food, like fresh carrots, meat occassionally, eggs, but mainly fruits and veggies. I have never actually seen a bug on them but i say 2 small, flea-sized, crawling bugs at the bottom of the cage when i was cleaning it.

    • ANSWER:
      The only home remedy for killing mites is slathering the rat's coat and skin with about 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil. This has been discussed at length on my Holistarat group.
      http://group.yahoo.com/group/holistarat

      The down side to this method is that since rats are so fastidious about the way they look, some rats may freak out over the feel of the oil in their coat and this causes them some stress as they try to groom it out.

      A holistic way of treating mites is with Dr Goodpet products
      http://www.goodpet.com/library/pharmacyFiles/flea.asp
      http://www.goodpet.com/library/pharmacyFiles/scratch.asp
      http://www.goodpet.com/library/pharmacyFiles/calm.asp

      Another user here at Y!A is having success with this product
      http://store.vetsbest.com/shopferrets.html#smanimitch
      Flea and Mite Itch Relief

      A medical treatment is using Ivermectin
      http://search.yahoo.com/search?search=Ivermectin+treatment+for+rats&ei=UTF-8&fr=ks-ans&ico-yahoo-search-value=http%3A%2F%2Frds.yahoo.com%2F_ylt%3DAmDB9saBgyM7HZRy_ooYbNkazKIX%3B_ylv%3D0%2FSIG%3D11ia9h9a2%2FEXP%3D1192007258%2F*-http%253A%2F%2Fsearch.yahoo.com%2Fsearch&ico-wikipedia-search-value=http%3A%2F%2Frds.yahoo.com%2F_ylt%3DAiVSHUo68YCkU3XeoVqkljYazKIX%3B_ylv%3D0%2FSIG%3D121fvo3ig%2FEXP%3D1192007258%2F*-http%253A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FSpecial%253aSearch&p=Ivermectin+treatment+for+rats

      spazrats
      "my life has gone to the Rats"

  14. QUESTION:
    does anyone have old homemade remedies for getting pregnant?
    Hello! My husband and I are trying to get pregnant. I'm 25 and he is 26 and we have been trying to get pregnant for about 8 months now. I was wondering if anyone had any old homemade remedies from their grandmother or something that could work. I think it is a little to early to start talking to the doctor about infertility as they usually say wait a whole year of not getting pregnant first. Please help! We want a family so so so bad. Thanks in advance and have a blessed day!

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  15. QUESTION:
    are there any homemade cold remedies to kill germs, elimintate cold faster?
    I drank a mix of hot water with galic and cayenne pepper. will this work? are there any homemade remedies to get rid of a cold? the sore throat and stuffed nose and head is unbearable and im willing to try anything to get rid of this. what works well for others?

    • ANSWER:
      Actually..... the honey and lemon are definitely good for you, however if you want to expel the cold faster you can. This would require the ingestion of a lot of cayenne pepper (or anything with "heat") this will help to relax and open your glands allowing for the mucous to flow out of your body, you WILL NOT be better right away but you will be able to shave a few days off the normal expulsion time.

  16. QUESTION:
    How do i remove the pigmentation from the body?any homemade remedies?
    i have pigmentation in my elbows and in my hand and leg finger folds.
    its very dark in colour.If you know any homemade remedies to remove the pigmentation please do suggest..
    thankyou

    • ANSWER:
      rub lemon over the affected areas everyday , do not rinse it out until u take a shower.
      (big yellow lemons)

  17. QUESTION:
    does anyone know a web for diet plan for 30 days.and any homemade remedies for easily pimple skin?
    i want to take care of my skin.so i've to eat right.is there any website that have diet plan for my skin.i easily gets pimples and i used to suffered from eczema.but now im getting better.but my skin is kinda sensitive.i can only use organic and herbal on my skin.Is there any homemade remedies for face mask and scrub for face?i also want body scrub that i can make my own.

    • ANSWER:
      here the great method to loss your weigh in few a days. http://tinyurl.com/yaz8452

  18. QUESTION:
    How to Get rid of Black heads homemade remedies?
    I don't want to use any of that neturogena face washes etc. because i have sensitive skin i want to try homemade remedies because good healthy and yadayadayada get the picture

    Thanks :D HELP NEEDED

    • ANSWER:
      i use hot oatmail its REALLY GOOD for the skin

  19. QUESTION:
    what are the homemade remedies to make skin glower?
    like what shoud we eat n drink to make skin glow? what should we not eat? how can we remove pimples by homemade remedies???

    • ANSWER:
      we should not eat oily foods, aerated /caffienated drinks or alcoholic drinks. reduce your spice intake and drink plenty of water.

      here are a few remedies for you....

      Take 1/2 tablspoon of turmeric powder, 5 tablespoons of sandalwood powder, 1 tablespoon of almond oil and mix with milk.
      Apply on face, neck and the back. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes and wash off

      or

      Massage your face, daily, with a combination of fresh cream, lemon juice and honey.
      Then do a five-minute scrub of powdered almonds, walnuts and honey mixed with a little fresh cream milk.
      try it out... gud luck!!!

  20. QUESTION:
    Any special homemade remedies for you?
    I love hearing about people's ideal homemade remedies for beauty/health etc. Feel free to tell me yours! I'd love to hear them!

    • ANSWER:
      Very handy tips!

      Did You Know That? Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately -- without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional "pain relievers."

      Did you know that Colgate toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns.

      Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed nose.

      Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of horseradish in 1 cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oil, for instant relief for aching muscles.

      Sore throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 tablespoon six times a day. The vinegar kills the bacteria.

      Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer . Just dissolve two tablets in a glass of water and drink it at the onset of the symptoms. Alka-Seltzer begins eliminating urinary tract infections almost instantly -- even though the product was never been advertised for this use. (Note: Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine is not the same..and contains aspirin, which can cause stomach bleeding if you have ulcers.)

      Honey remedy for skin blemishes... Cover the blemish with a dab of honey and place a Band-Aid over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin sterile, and speeds healing. Works overnight.

      Listerine therapy for toenail fungus... Get rid of unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash. The powerful antiseptic leaves your toenails looking healthy again.

      Easy eyeglass protection... To prevent the screws in eyeglasses from loosening, apply a small drop of Maybelline Crystal Clear nail polish to the threads of the screws before tightening them.

      Coca-Cola cure for rust... Forget those expensive rust removers. Just saturate an abrasive sponge with Coca Cola and scrub the rust stain. The phosphoric acid in the coke is what gets the job done.

      Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer... If menacing bees, wasps, hornets, or yellow jackets get in your home and you can't find the insecticide, try a spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the ground instantly.

      Smart splinter remover...just pour a drop of Elmer's Glue-All over the splinter, let dry, and peel the dried glue off the skin. The splinter sticks to the dried glue.

      Hunt's tomato paste boil cure....cover the boil with Hunt's tomato paste as a compress. The acids from the tomatoes soothe the pain and bring the boil to a head.

      Balm for broken blisters...To disinfect a broken blister, dab on a few drops of Listerine ... a powerful antiseptic.

      Heinz vinegar to heal bruises... Soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing process.

      Kills fleas instantly. Dawn dish washing liquid does the trick. Add a few drops to your dog's bath and shampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse well to avoid skin irritations. Goodbye fleas.
      Rainy day cure for dog odor... Next time your dog comes in from the rain, simply wipe down the animal with Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly making your dog smell springtime fresh.

      Eliminate ear mites... All it takes is a few drops of Wesson corn oil in your cat's ear. Massage it in, then clean with a cotton ball. Repeat daily for 3 days. The oil soothes the cat's skin, smothers the mites, and accelerates healing.

      Quaker Oats for fast pain relief....It's not for breakfast anymore! Mix 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water in a bowl and warm in the microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and apply the mixture to your hands for soothing relief from arthritis pain.

  21. QUESTION:
    What are some good homemade remedies for hair?
    if you want shinier less frizzy hair, is their any homemade remedies you use?? or websites that you know of??

    if you could help, it would be much appreciated! [and 10 points might come your way!]

    • ANSWER:
      - For falling hair squeeze the juice of a lemon in a bowl and add a part of the root of a banyan tree into it. Use this solution to wash the hair. When the bath is over, apply coconut oil on the scalp. Repeat this therapy for a few days. It is very effective in preventing hair loss.

      - If you want to get rid of dandruff, mix some camphor in coconut oil. Apply this oil daily on the scalp. The application should be done nicely, with the fingertips working at the hair roots in the scalp. Dandruff will be easily removed in about fifteen days.

      - Prepare a mixture of lemon juice and coconut oil. Apply this mixture on the hair and massage it deep into the scalp. Do this regularly for a few days. It will solve the problem of dandruff.

      - For oily hairs apply lemon juice on your hair and keep it for 10-15 minutes and rinse off.

      - You can also wash your hair using triphala powder, a natural and herbal hair care for oily hair.

      - Olive oil is very useful for dry hair. Massage your hair using olive oil, as it nourishes hair and helps in its growth.

      - Another easy home remedy for dry hair is honey and edible oil. Take edible oil and honey in a ratio of 1:1, mix it well and apply on hair, keep it for 15-20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

      - You can also try this simple and effective home remedy for dry hair. Apply a paste of egg yolk and water and keep it for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off the hair with cold water. This is very useful hair care for dry hair.

      - Regularly hair massage with hair oil like coconut oil, castor oil and olive oil are also useful home remedy for dry hair.

      - You can also apply a mixture of egg yolks, vinegar and any hair oil on scalp and keep it for 10-15 minutes then wash your hair with cold water. This is an effective hair care for dry hair.

  22. QUESTION:
    Homemade remedies for bloating and cramping?
    On my period and just wondering if there are any good homemade remedies..like any sort of teas or anything that would help eleviate some of the bloating and cramping.. not one for taking pain killers cuz they upset my stomach.

    • ANSWER:
      There are a lot of good herbs that can help with cramping (having crampbark tea can help). Also B vitamins are very helpful (especially B6) and Magnesium is a muscle relaxant which can help to alleviate the cramping. Try to avoid the salty food and as much as you might crave chocolate it actually makes the situation worse (it contains constituents that aggravate PMS). If you have bad periods and PMS you should really do some hormonal regulation and liver detoxifcation (since its your liver that processes and break down your hormones). Working on your overall health will help to reduce the incidence of PMS and uncomfortable periods.

  23. QUESTION:
    What are reliable websites for green-living, homemade remedies and organic/vegan food?
    What are reliable websites for green-living, homemade remedies and organic/vegan food?

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  24. QUESTION:
    what is a homemade remedies that removes spots?
    i didnt use to have spots before and im starting to get spots and i want a simple homemade remedies that will remove spot and please tell me something that you tried and worked =)
    thanksxoxox

    • ANSWER:
      soluble aspirin dissolved in water- apply with cotton pad.

  25. QUESTION:
    What are some homemade remedies for thinning hair (female)?
    I'm a girl but I'm getting female pattern baldness..are there any homemade remedies..eating more of one food?? ANYTHING without getting hair surgically put in my head.

    • ANSWER:
      yes they are but also finding the cause will do more as you will be aware of what is going on and what treatment work best. stress should be off your list.
      http://hair-loss-cause-in-women.com/naturalhairlossremedies.html
      good luck

  26. QUESTION:
    any homemade remedies to get rid of leg hair?
    hey
    any homemade remedies to get rid of leg hair? my leg hair sticks out and i cant shave yet. so any things that might help my leg hair to stay down or like come off. i need things that i can like make myself! thanks!
    like things that will keep them smooth and flat

    • ANSWER:
      Good luck with finding something that makes the hair on your legs smooth and flat. Sounds too hairy for me.
      Try sugaring. To make your own homemade body sugar, you'll only need a few inexpensive ingredients. You'll need one cup of white sugar, one quarter cup honey, and one ounce of lemon juice. You can add a bit of molasses if you have any on hand, just to make the mixture stickier. But it's not necessary.

      Place all of the ingredients in a small microwave-safe bowl. Mix them around a little bit, though it's going to be hard right now. Then, microwave the mixture on high for a couple minutes. Remove the bowl with pot holders-it's going to be hot- and stir it well. If it's smooth, it's ready to use. If it's not, microwave it for another 30 to sixty seconds. Remove it from the microwave oven and allow it to cool a bit. The body sugar mixture should be warm, but not burning hot when you use it.

      To use your homemade body sugar for quick hair removal, you'll need some popsicle sticks, or small, plastic spatulas. You'll also need some strips of cotton or muslin material. Old bedsheets work well for this purpose. Strips that measure approximately three inches wide and are a foot long seem to work the best.
      Now, to remove the hair on your legs, underarms, et cetera, make sure your skin is clean and dry. Then, use a popsicle stick or spatula to spread a thin layer of the body sugar onto the area. Place a strip of the cotton or muslin material over the body sugar so it's completely covered. Use your hand and rub the material upwards. Do this a couple times to press the cotton into the sugar mixture.

      You're now ready to quickly remove the hair. Take hold of one end of the cotton material. Then, pull it up and off of your skin in one quick yank. Since you're taking the hair out by its roots, this process is going to sting a little. But, the stinging only lasts a minute.

      Continue the hair removal process using your homemade body sugar until you have removed all of the hair you desire. You can reuse the strips of cotton or muslin material several times until they don't work well. Then, pitch the used one and use a new piece. As the body sugar cools down even more, it may get a bit thick. If it does, then microwave it for another thirty seconds.

      After you're done using your homemade body sugar, you should wash any residue off your skin with warm, soapy water. Apply a good moisturizer to your skin to help replenish the lost oil and soothe the irritation.
      The best way to store the leftover body sugar is to keep in a sealed microwave-safe bowl or other container. That way, you can pop it in the microwave when you're ready to use it again. You don't need to refrigerate it. It will stay good for a long time.

  27. QUESTION:
    Are there any homemade beauty remedies I can use for dark circles around my eyes, wrinkles, bags......?
    Due to the poor economy, I can no longer afford to purchase all of my over the counter beauty supplies every month. Therefore I am forced to search for homemade remedies for dark circles, wrinkles, bags, smooth skin, etc.. What are some of your beauty tips and homemade remedies to keep yourself looking young and vibrant?

    Also Mac make up can be very expensive. What are some substitutes that works just as well as Mac?

    • ANSWER:
      Wet tea bags... they contain caffiene which stops the puffiness. Now apply a "peachy" colored lipstick on dark circles BEFORE applying your foundation. That should do it!

  28. QUESTION:
    homemade remedies for wrinkles around the eyes?
    is there any homemade remedies for wrinkles around the eyes. or any that prevent them?

    Thanks a Bunch

    • ANSWER:
      Hi C

      I perform medical aesthetics and Aromatherapy and love helping people with wrinkles. I am unsure how deep are your wrinkles, your age factor and skin damage but I will do my best to answer your question and help you out.

      Your First Ingredient: Select a Carrier Oil (below I have listed a few options, there are many more but this is a great start)

      Jojoba Oil: a little heavy but very soothing and great in cold weathers
      Almond Oil: people with dry skin find this oil very lubricating. great for dry skin
      Grape seed Oil: known as a great antioxidant, light and great for mature skin

      Go to a good health food store and if possible try and purchase organic carrier oils. A small bottle will do as you only need 4 table spoons for your first jar.

      Second: Pure Vitamin E capsules

      Great as a natural preservative and also very nourishing

      Third Ingredient: Pure Essential Oil of Sandalwood not bigger than 5ml

      Sandalwood: is one of the ancient healing oils used for the skin in biblical times. It helps wrinkles, scars and renewing tired skin.

      Fourth Ingredient: Pure Organic beeswax but only a small piece (try and find a cosmetic grade dont go for cheap hard beeswax)

      Organic Anti-wrinkle Cream from Sandalwood

      4 Table Spoon of your selected Carrier Oil
      1 Table Spoon of grated bees wax

      warm carrier oil with bees wax on med heat in a very small stainless steel pan until the bees wax in melted and remove.

      1 capsule of vitamin E
      4-6 Drops of Sandalwood

      puncture the vitamin E capsule with needle and squeeze oil into your carrier oil and bees wax. Place 4-6 drops into mixture as well. Mix lightly and poor into a glass jar. The cream will take at least one hour to be fully cured.

      For Next Time you make cream! If you find the eye cream not creamy enough add more carrier oil. If you like your cream thicker add a little more bees wax. Once you have done it twice its very fun and easy.

      Start looking into herbs, and different oils. You can use this basic recipe for many uses simply by changing the oil combination.

      Products, herbs and oils really do work but that being said its not the only thing to keep in mind. There are always many factor in aging skin; not drinking water, not sleeping well, smoking,over exposure to the sun, harsh soaps and stress are just a few examples that affect our skin.

      I hope you enjoy the recipe and it inspires you to discover the beauty and benefits of herbs, oils and natural treatments.

      Best of luck
      Deborah-jean

  29. QUESTION:
    Any homemade remedies for controlling hair fall?
    Any homemade remedies for controlling hair fall?

    • ANSWER:
      some tips:
      1.don't comb in wet HAIR
      2.oil your with a combination of almond oil and castor oil mixed and warmed together
      3.don't expose your HAIR to extreme heat or temperature
      4.manage to trim off your spilt ends
      5.apply henna at least once a week
      6.do not back comb
      have this homely treatment and can avoid the hair falling

  30. QUESTION:
    what is the most fastest, and the most effective way to lighten skin color- homemade remedies!?
    Experienced people can answer. What is the best homemade remedy to lighten skin color that ACTUALLY WORKS! Please help. and till how long do I have to wait till I achieve results.

    • ANSWER:
      yes there are many remedies

  31. QUESTION:
    Does anyone have any homemade/natural remedies for damaged nails?
    Lately my finger nails have become really dry and nasty looking and they keep splitting at the top. Does anyone have any homemade/natural remedies? thank you.

    • ANSWER:
      You may need more moisture or less stress. Try rubbing a little warm olive oil into your cuticles every night and cover your hands with lotion whenever you can -- especially at night. I find it helpful to use a heavier cream at night. If you use nail polish and remover, try to go without for a few weeks, and use a nail buffer and buffing creme, like Barielle. Nutrition can also play a role - make sure you're getting enough protein and calcium, and stay away from any extremely low-fat diets - a little healthy fat (like olive, peanut, or canola oil) helps to keep your skin and nails healthy. If you have been under a lot of stress, try exercise or relaxation tapes to help you handle it without causing your body to suffer as much.

  32. QUESTION:
    What are some homemade remedies to get rid of acne and acne scars?
    Ohkay, everyone has acne, and acne scars, is there like a homemade solution to getting rid of acne and acne scars? Are there some kind of links,recipes or anything to get rid of acne amd acne scars. I need to get clear skin in 3 weeks for my Quincenera. I dont want to have a face with acne and acne scars. I want clear skin, please. I need help, and alot of it. Also, are there homemade solutions to getting of acne on your back?

    • ANSWER:
      I also have acne scars but they are getting better. here is a facial mask recipe
      -1 tsp apple cider vinegar
      -2 tsp green tea (organic is best)
      -5 tsp sugar
      -1 tsp honey
      -another 2 tsp sugar

      massage it into your face for a few minutes, leave it on for 10 minutes and then gently rinse it off with luke warm water. do it twice a week. You can store the rest in a jar in the fridge and it will be good for 2 wks. oh and make sure to cleanse your face before applying. I would recommend a cleanser with more aloe to help with scars and redness. Neutragena works well for sensitive skin. and of course to prevent scars, try not to touch or pick at your skin and never pop a zit. But if you must, only pop them when they are whiteheads and wash ur face and hands before doing so. most importantly drink lots of water and cleanse no more than twice a day and stay confident! ^_^

  33. QUESTION:
    What are some homemade remedies to prevent my hair from becoming frizzy and limp in humid weather?
    Like many days, today was another muggy, humid day in Michigan, so my hair is limp and frizzy.

    Does anyone know of any home remedies that I can do in the shower to prevent my hair from becoming like this on hot, humid days?

    I would especially like if they were things that are common, so that I won't have to go to the store to get them.

    Thankyou so much!

    • ANSWER:
      check the links below for * Natural Homemade Beauty Tips to - Haircare Recipes
      http://homebeautytips.blogspot.com/2006/12/avocado-deep-conditioner-ingredients-1.html#name1

      check the links below for * Natural Homemade Beauty Tips to - Hair Fruit Pack
      http://homebeautytips.blogspot.com/2006/11/home-beauty-tipshair-fruit-pack.html#name1

      Natural Homemade Beauty tips to Haircare
      http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-gnA4Lmo_b7TZZTuzQA--?cq=1&p=6

  34. QUESTION:
    What are some homemade remedies for poison ivy?
    i have poison ivy in a "sensitive" area, if you know what i mean. And it sucks, i have tried this poison ivy spray and toothpaste but it doesn't help and it seems as if it is spreading. So if you have any home remedies then let me know! Thanks!

    • ANSWER:
      Make a paste out of baking soda and water. Then apply it for as long as you need to. This will kill the itch.

  35. QUESTION:
    What are some homemade remedies that will help my african american hair grow and reduce damage and breakage?
    I'm trying to get my hair to grow and I need some inexpensive remedies, tips, or whatever you can offer to help my hair grow....

    • ANSWER:
      I can tell you this much, TRY NOT TO BRUSH YOUR HAIR. When u brush your hair as an African American you are pulling out your hair and causing breakage at the end. I know! I really don't know about any home remedies. I'm going natural. Keep it moisturized. THE BEST I CAN TELL U IS TO SLEEP WITH YOUR HAIR WRAPPED UP. You might don't notice it, but when you sleep with your hair not "sheltered (wrapped/covered)" at night it rubs up against the covers and pillow case when you toss and turn and that causes it to break. It's true.

  36. QUESTION:
    My nails have been breaking lately. Any homemade remedies?
    I used to have very hard and long nails and my diet was not as goog as it is now. But lately, as soon as I grow them a little bit they break or peal. I eat well, sleep well, and take vitamis. Can you tell me what kind of vegetables should I be eating? Or is there any homemade remedies that I can employ? Thanks in advance.

    • ANSWER:
      If I were you I would drink more milk.Because the same situation has happened to me befor,and what I had to do was drink a lot of milk I know I din't like it but it will help.

  37. QUESTION:
    Simple and cheap homemade remedies for oily skin?
    My skin's really oily on my forehead and nose, so I'm looking for a cheap and simple (not those ones that call for milk of magnesia/beeswax and stuff, just normal kitchen ingredients) homemade remedy for it. Please help?

    • ANSWER:
      Apply milk+honey for 30 mts and wash with cold water daily.

  38. QUESTION:
    What website can I use for homemade remedies for my face?
    I want a website that gives me info about my skin type (combo to dry). And it also gives me detailed homemade recipes. It is suppose to give me tips and hints to control my acne. Also, my skin is kinda thin but isn't sensitive, so whats up? Please answers those two question, all answers are very appreciated.

    Oh, you can also just give me some info you know if you don't know a website.

    Thank you!

    • ANSWER:
      you can try this website hun i go on it all the time (: hope it helps you

  39. QUESTION:
    How to clear acne quick, with homemade remedies?
    It's my birthday NEXT WEEK. And I want to get rid of my blemishes on my nose, this pimple below my nose; right above my lip, AND there's one STARTING to form on my cheek! ):
    So I need some home remedies that will work QUICK. OR some products I can get at Target or Walmart or RiteAid or something ! PLEASE PLEASE HELP. Thanks(:

    • ANSWER:
      No real remedies, although cleansing with a mild drying agent like witch hazel will help things along. But for next week, if you need to, just cover it up with some blush that matches your skin color,

  40. QUESTION:
    What are some homemade remedies to catch trout bass perch, etc?
    I need some homemade ways to catch regular river fish. Anything that doesnt include dough balls or whatever.

    • ANSWER:
      plain old maggots fished through a feeder or a stickfloat with loose fed hempseed. will catch you roach,perch,chub,gudgeon and barbel amonst other things .

  41. QUESTION:
    Which are the homemade remedies to cure irritable bowel syndrome ?
    Hey friends,

    Please share some homemade remedies to cure Irritable bowel Syndrome .I have found a link where you can get some remedies for IBS http://www.brendawatson.com/digestive-conditions/irritable-bowel/

    • ANSWER:

  42. QUESTION:
    What are some natural oils or fruits that are good for your skin? Any natural homemade skincare remedies?
    Please list any homemade skincare remedies I can make for my skin..

    • ANSWER:
      This is the best one ever: Organtic rice water wash
      1.) Buy organtic rice
      2.) put about 2 handfuls of rice in a bowl
      3.) put 1/2 cup water in bowl
      4.) let it sit for 5 minutes
      5.) stir
      6.) drain as much water in a jar or bowl as possible
      7.) repeat make sure the water is still cloudy
      8) soak a napkin in bowl with rice
      9.) let the napkin soak on your face for about 15 minutes
      10.) DONE YAY! (:

  43. QUESTION:
    How can women get rid of thick hair growth on the their face. Any homemade remedies?
    Please suggest simple, cost effective remedies.

    • ANSWER:
      Do not remove, it will become thicker.

  44. QUESTION:
    are there any homemade remedies for evening your skin tone?
    i have skin that is darker than other parts of my face do you have any remedies to help me

    • ANSWER:
      Wow the same thing happened to me, my skin and this scrub made it all better now i dont need foundation every day they have it on this site it works and is natural and real easy to do you'll love it try it http://beautyssecret.wordpress.com/ facial scrub

  45. QUESTION:
    How can I PERMANENTLY cure the cold/sore throat using HOMEMADE remedies?
    Are there any homemade methods that can cure this sickness permanently? I have a somewhat sore throat with green mucus, and my nose creates a lot of mucus too...

    I need to get rid of this because my talent show performance is in 4 days! D:

    • ANSWER:
      If you manage to cure the cold permanently then fame, fortune and the nobel prize awaits you.

      No you can't do it, especially with homemade remedies.

  46. QUESTION:
    Does anyone know any homemade remedies to add volume to your hair?
    I would lovee to know some homemeade remedies to add volume to my hair! but i'll take any products i can buy too! thanks guys/girls!
    i'll give you 10+ points! (:

    • ANSWER:
      Natural hair care is what you need to turn to if your hair has been excessively dyes, bleached, or damaged in any way.
      Before you start making some of these natural hair care products, consider these hair care tips:

      Make sure you are using the right shampoo. Always get a shampoo that is suited for your hair type. A shampoo for dry hair might smell better, but it doesn't mean that it will fit your hair's needs.
      Change the shampoo often. Hair gets immune to a certain shampoo if the shampoo has been used for too long. Try a new one, see if you notice any changes.
      Apply the hair packs and balms once or twice a week. The more nourishment you provide, the more heathy the hair will be.
      Avoid using a hair dryer. It makes the hair brittle and dries the scalp out which may lead to dendruff.
      Trim your hair regularly. Remove the damaged ends.

      Combined with homemade hair conditioners that are prepared within minutes, the effects that you will get will be multiplied.

      Banana hair pack

      Ingredients:

      1/2 banana

      1 tablespoon of lemon juice

      1 tablespoon of honey

      Mash until creamy. Hair has to be dry to do this. Leave it on your hair and wash out after 20 minutes. After that, use a shampoo.

      Milk based Hair Balm

      It is simple as this: after you wash your hair, wash it with some milk and leave on for about 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water. It helps bring back the softness and natural shine.

      Sour Cream Hair Pack

      Ingredients:

      2 teaspoons of sour-cream

      1/2 teaspoon of wheat germ oil

      1 tablespoon lemon juice

      Mix it all together, apply to hair and rinse off after 10-15 minutes.

      Olive oil for shiny hair

      Ingredients:

      1 teaspoon of olive oil

      1 egg

      Mix the two and apply on hair. Leave it on for about 10 minutes and wash off using warm water, then shampoo.

      Egg white for oily hair

      1 egg white (more if your hair is thick or long).

      Beat the egg and simply apply on dry hair. Leave it on until it is dry and crusty. Wash off with warm water and shampoo. Doing this a couple of times a week will help reduce the oiliness and remove the excess oil.

      Hair pack for damaged hair

      Ingredients

      Juice from freshly squeezed lemon

      2 egg yolks

      1 egg white

      1 tablespoon of honey.

      Mix all the ingredients, apply on hair and let it rest for 10 minutes. After that, shampoo and rinse off.

      For soft and silky hair

      Ingredients

      3 tablespoons of olive oil

      2 tablespoons of honey

      Mix it all well, apply on hair. Wrap the hair with a towel or shower cap and let it rest for 15 minutes. Shampoo and rinse the hair.

      Increase hair volume

      Ingredients

      1 tablespoon of vinegar

      1 tablespoon of honey

      1/2 cup of warm water

      Spray bottle - pharmacy stores usually sell them for a couple of dollars, get a smaller one.

      Mix the ingredients in a bottle and shake well
      After you wash the hair with shampoo, let it dry a bit.
      When it is damp, spray the mix you have prepared.
      Massage the scalp so the liquid gets absorbed better
      Don't rinse the hair off, simply let it dry

      For shiny and soft hair

      Ingredients

      1 tablespoon of coconut oil

      3 tablespoons of sour cream

      Mix the ingredients and apply them on hair.
      Wrap a towel around it and let it rest for 30 minutes
      Shampoo and rinse off well

      Grease control

      There is a simple way to get rid of greasy hair.

      Every time you shampoo your hair, mix a little bit of freshly squeezed lemon juice in. Shake the bottle well (you could use a smaller bottle for this purpose) and shampoo the hair. Rinse off well.

      This way, you will control the oiliness of the scalp and also, if you have blondish hair, you will actually help keep it light longer.

  47. QUESTION:
    What products or homemade remedies work for treating pimples and blackheads?
    I have been using so many different products and none seem to work!I use them as directed but they still don't work. I don't know what to do please help!

    • ANSWER:
      The tricky part about acne is that the problem can actually become worse if you overmedicate. That's because acne medication can overdry the skin, causing a boost in your skin's Sebum (oil) production. This results in...you guessed it - more acne.

      So what's the long term solution? Find gentler solutions or even natural acne cures that won't shock your body into more breakouts. Here's what I recommend:

      - Use a glycerin based facewash. Glycerin is gentler and will balance the ph levels in your skin.
      - For body acne, try using an antibacterial soap to slowly dry out the skin. If your skin gets too dry, switch to a moisterizing soap like Dove to counterbalance the effect.
      - Wash your face only 2 times a day max and gently pat dry with a towel.
      - Use a gentle face moisterizer if the glycerin based face wash drys you out too much.
      - Eat almonds, fiber, drink lots of water and avoid excess sugar intake.
      - If acne medication isn't working or causing new breakouts, try applying egg whites to the pimples at night before bed. This natural remedy works great.
      - One of my favorite natural skin conditioners is wearing an "oatmeal mask". The oatmeal with smooth your skin while simultaneously absorb toxins and oils from your pores.
      - Lemon juice also dries up pimples and kills any bacteria in the infection.

      For more great remedies, check out the Source link Below.

      Best of Luck!

  48. QUESTION:
    Do you know any homemade remedies that work to die asian jet black hair?
    I want to change my appearance and everyone I know is okay with dying my hair. I have tried lemon juice, but it works only a bit.

    • ANSWER:
      You can buy natural dark shades of henna at a beauty supply store, Bigen and Waterworks are two brands. Although not homemade, they don't have the nasty smell of chemical dyes and are much healthier for your hair.

  49. QUESTION:
    Any good homemade remedies for a sore throat?
    Like the title says, any good tips or secrets to get rid of a sore throat?
    Thanks much.

    • ANSWER:
      Gargle with warm salt water
      Drink hot tea and chicken soup.

  50. QUESTION:
    What are homemade remedies for horrific migraines?
    I suffer from bad migraines. I have no insurance so no CT Scan or MRI. I suffer from nausea, fatigue, upset stomach, severe reaction to light and movement and just feeling lousy.

    • ANSWER:
      Try yarrow tea. 1 teaspoon per cup pour boiling water on it and leave to brew for 2 - 5 minutes. Drink as hot as possible. One cup per day should be drunk to prevent further migraines.