At night our skin heals and repairs cells, balances oil production and expels impurities. This is the reason why what we put on our skin before going to bed is very crucial to our skin’s health. It’s also a really great time to reap the benefits of overnight face masks.
(Warning: These masks can get a little messy. If you want to avoid staining your favourite set of sheets, have an old pillowcase handy to use on these nights.)
Potato juice is known to be an effective anti-inflammatory ingredient. It’s also high vitamins A, B, and C. Green tea is high in antioxidants and contains catechins, which are antibacterial and powerful acne fighters.
1 tablespoon raw potato juice
1 tablespoon green tea
Take a clean, washed potato and juice it to extract 1 tablespoon of potato juice. Steep 2 bags of green tea in hot water for 10 minutes, then set aside to cool. Once cool, remove 1 tablespoon of green tea from the cup and mix it with the potato juice. Dip a cotton pad in the solution and apply to a clean face, taking your time to apply on any clogged areas or blemishes. In the morning use your normal facial cleanser and follow with your daily routine.
Here are the Top 10 Super foods for Hair and Skin, that need to be in your shopping basket this week.
(Image: Blueberries, with granola and vanilla yogurt)
2. Wild salmon (not farm-raised) is one of the best food sources for omega-3 fatty acids, which helps keep your skin supple and moisturised. Salmon also has selenium, a mineral that protects the skin from sun exposure. The vitamin D in salmon keeps your bones and teeth strong and healthy, too. You won’t have a problem adding salmon to your diet since there are hundreds of ways to enjoy this beauty super food. Try it grilled, baked, in your pasta, with a salad, in sushi, or just with a side of asparagus.
(Image: Baked Salmon with new potatoes & Green beans)
3. Spinach. This leafy green vegetable is rich in nutrients and antioxidants. Spinach is loaded with lutein, which keeps your eyes healthy and sparkling. Spinach is also a good source of vitamins B, C, and E, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids. Trade your lettuce for spinach, or saute spinach for a quick, healthy side.
(Image: Penne Pasta, with spinach & chicken)
4. Oysters. They are a good source of zinc, which aids in skin cell renewal and repair. Zinc also keeps your nails, hair, and eyes healthy.
(Image: Oysters Platter)
5. Tomatoes. Tomatoes are the best source of the anti-ageing antioxidant lycopene. Surprisingly, lycopene in tomatoes is more easily absorbed by your body when it is cooked or processed, so make sure to stock up on canned tomato sauce, tomato juice, and ketchup.
(Image: Tomato & Mozzarella salad, with added olives and lettuce)
6. Walnuts. You don’t need to eat cupfuls of walnuts to enjoy their many benefits: smoother skin, healthy hair, brighter eyes, and strong bones. Get your daily dose of nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E by eating a handful by themselves or throwing some in your salad, pasta, or dessert.
(Image: Vanilla ice cream with a side of walnuts, Great for cheat day)
7. Kiwis. This small, brown, fuzzy fruit is loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants, which keep skin firm, help prevent wrinkles, and are great for healthy bones and teeth. The antioxidants in kiwis also protect you from cancer and heart disease.
(Image: Kiwi & pomegranate fruit salad)
8. Dark Chocolate. We won’t judge you if you keep a secret stash of chocolate in your purse or desk (or both). In fact, we recommend you do — especially if you’re willing to share. Dark chocolate helps skin stay hydrated and protects skin from sun damage, and contrary to popular belief, chocolate does not cause acne. Before you make a mad dash to Godiva or Ghirardelli, however, keep in mind that the best kind of chocolate has a high flavanol content and should be at least 60 percent cacao.
(Image: Few bars of dark chocolate with a side of berries)
9. Yogurt. One cup of low-fat yogurt has more calcium than a cup of fat-free milk, which is great for your posture, nails, and teeth. Mix it with fruit or granola for a healthy breakfast or that essential mid afternoon snack.
( Low fat natural yogurt topped with some berries)
10. Sweet Potatoes. You should be eating this superfood more often than just at Thanksgiving. Sweet potatoes are packed with beta-carotene, an antioxidant that fights ageing. Hate them mashed? Try them cut up and roasted with herbs or onions for an easy, awesome side.
(Image: Sweet Potato Wedges)
Olive oil is very popular for its moisturising properties for dry, frizzy and damaged hair, while the honey also posses the same benefits. Olive Oil and Honey Hair mask works perfect for normal to dry hair and will help you to treat your dandruff, split ends and other hair problems quite easily. Its regular applications will give your hair a natural thickness and shine.
What you will need:
-4 tbsp of olive oil
-2 tbsp of honey
– Heat up the olive oil for 20 seconds in the microwave
– Mix in the honey
– Apply to you hair and put on a shower cap
– leave on the hair for 20 mins
– finish by rinsing your hair with shampoo and style as usual.
Anti-ageing Melon Smoothie
Hey girls so today i have a tasty was for you to stay young! Its an anti-ageing smoothie.
What better way to stay looking young, Then enjoying a tasty refreshing smoothie in the sun whilst looking half your age.
So here is the secret ingredients:
1 cup diced Cantaloupe
1 cup diced honeydew
1 cup diced seedless watermelon
1 tablespoon lime juice agave syrup
10 fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup young Thai coconut water (optional)
Blend together, pour in a glass and sip away in the sun. Enjoy 🙂
Everyone wants their nails to grow long and strong as they add beauty to our hands, so here are some Prity tips to help you achieve this 🙂
Nails are made of the same protein, called keratin, as that of hair. Fingernails grow faster than toenails, although growth is still very slow. On average, fingernails grow about one-tenth of an inch each month. But sometimes they grow even slower.
There are Several factors that contribute to slow nail growth. These include the ageing process, hormonal changes in the body, health problems, chemotherapy, medications and nutritional deficiencies. On the other hand, faster nail growth can be seen among children prior to puberty and pregnant women.
Slow or poor nail growth can also be accompanied by brittle nails, breakage, splitting and other nail problems.
Eating a healthy diet and following proper nail care are easy ways to keep your nails strong and growing at a healthy pace. You can also promote nail growth with some easy natural remedies using simple ingredients.
1. Olive Oil
To help growth, it’s important to keep your nails moisturise. Olive oil is the best when it comes to nail care. It penetrates deep into the skin and nails and therefore helps nourish your nails. It also contains vitamin E which improves blood circulation, which then helps to repair damaged nails and promotes nail strength and growth.
2. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil works well for healthy nail growth. It contains important nutrients to keep your nails moisturised and strong. It also strengthens your cuticles, which play a key role in nail growth. Plus, it helps cure hangnails, cuticle infections and fungal nails
3. Orange Juice
Another remedy that can boost nail growth is orange juice. Its vitamin C content encourages the production of collagen and keeps your nails healthy. Also, it has folic acid, which is essential for nail growth.
Lemons contain vitamin C that is essential for nail growth. Also, it helps treat yellow nails and gives your nails a nice shine.
Beauty Tips For Eid
Hey guys and welcome back to Pritys Blog. As you know Eid is coming up so i though i would share with you some tips to ensure your all looking beautiful for Eid day 🙂
Step 1. Eyebrows and Facial Hair Removal
Its Important that your eyebrows are looking on Point and all unwanted facial hair is removed from the face as the first steps of looking beautiful for Eid day.
Eyebrows enhance our eyes and face giving us a nice clean fresh look. Getting rid of any unwanted facial hair will also give a nice clean smooth base to apply our Eid make-up on too.
It is very important to ensure your eyebrows are the correct shape for your face shape, and are not too over plucked/threaded/waxed. We all may have experienced that one therapist who has messed up our eyebrows, so its important to go to someone who you can trust. Here at pritys we have highly experienced beauty therapist who can give you the perfect shape you need.
Here is an example of how much the correct shape can change your face:
2. Glowing Flawless Skin.
During Ramadan we may get spots or tired looking skin due to our new sleeping and eating routine. Its important to ensure when opening and closing our fast we drink lost of water, this will help keep our skin hydrated and clear throughout Ramadan. Try to avoid fried oily food too when opening and closing your fast, as a high intake of oily food can result in a bad break out of spots.
Come and have one of our famous Prity facials a few days just before Eid, just to give your skin the pampering it deserves and a refreshing glow. You could also use our Pritys skin care collection at home throughout Ramadan just to keep your skin looking good and hydrated.
Check out our SHOP section to see which skin care products would best be suitable for you skin type and its benefits.
3. Eid Make-up, Smokey Eyes
As we all will be wearing our beautiful new clothes for eid, it is vital we have nice hair and make-up to match and complete the look. Here is a Brown smokey eye make-up look i think would look good with whatever colour or style you are wearing for eid as it is quite versatile and easy to create. You can watch many different YouTube videos to help you recreate this look on yourself. The one i would recommend is: Simple Brown Smokey Eyes | Valentines Eye Makeup Tutorial | Makeupwithjah.
4. Eid Hair- Big Glamorous Curls.
Here is a hair inspo idea i think would look beautiful to complement your eid clothes and Make-up, and is also easy to re create on your self. To recreate this look check out Big Glamorous Curls | Hair Tutorial with BabsBeauty on youtube.
Skin Whitening Tips.
Skin tone can darken from tanning or as a result from exposure to sun rays. UV rays damage and darken skin. Prolonged exposure to polluted air, hormonal imbalances, heavy usage of cosmetics, ageing, unbalanced diet, stress, heredity, certain environmental factors, dry skin, genetics, certain medical conditions, and improper lifestyle choice, are all potential causes of dark skin.
But not to worry, that’s why where here to help.
At Pritys we have a great collection of Skin whitening products that will work wonders for the skin.
like all our products these products are made purely from herbal and all natural ingredients from plants and fruits.
Firstly we have our Pritys Rose & Gold toner, which we recommend to use as the first step with all of our skin care range as it is good for all types of skin. It extracts dirt from the skin, providing you with a clean fresh base Morning & Night whilst Refreshing and nourishing the skin.
We then have our Pritys Skin Whitening Face wash, which is great to use as a daily face wash. It has vitamin E and Fruitmin Extracts along with many other pure natural plant extracts. This face wash will deeply clean the skin to wash away impurities as well as making your skin fairer and radiant over a few week period of using the products daily.
Along with this we recommend you use the Skin whitening Anti- Blemish Cream. Again containing all natural herbal ingredients such as argan oil and mango butter. This cream is great for not only whitening the skin but also removing blemishes.
To exfoliate the skin, we would recommend using the Pritys Hand Pounded Organic fruit scrub twice a week. This is an excellent skin tightening scrub that eliminates dead skin cells, enabling new cells to reach the surface, giving you instant fairer radiant looking skin.
All products can be bough on our website in the SHOP section. Any questions and enquires please don’t hesitate to contact us 🙂
AND to finish off here we have a great DIY Skin whitening Tip for you guys.
Lemon juice contains natural astringent properties which tighten pores and reduces sebum secretion. It bleaches the skin to whiten the complexion with its natural acidic composition. Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants which help new skin cell growth and create a fair skin complexion.
– Avoid direct sunlight for 1 – 2 hours after application as lemon juice makes skin extra sensitive.
-Never ever apply lemon juice to open wounds.
-Use moisturiser as lemon juice can cause dry skin.
-Dilute lemon juice with water prior to application, especially if you have sensitive skin.
This process also prevents scars development.
-Use a cotton ball to apply lemon juice to the dark skin.
-Leave for 20 – 30 minutes and rinse with water.
-Repeat daily for best results.
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Here are Pritys we love our Tomatoes as they have so many great skin benefits.
Tomatoes are known to get rid of those unwanted Blemishes and skin pigmentations, as well as many other benefits such as protection from UV rays, delaying skin ageing, skin cancer and tighten large pores.
What’s more, tomatoes have a natural acids in them which help regulate oily skin, and also clear acne, deep cleanse pores, fight premature ageing and skin lightening.
Let’s look at the nutrients found in tomatoes which promote healthy skin:
Vitamin A- Fades dark spots and blemishes. Smooths out rough skin
Vitamin B- Slow down the ageing process of skin. Fight off free radicals that cause fine lines and damage to healthy skin cells.
Vitamin C- Helps build up collagen and maintain skin tautness and elasticity.
Calcium- Composes the uppermost layer of skin. Heals dry withered skin.
Potassium- Solves dry skin by moisturising and hydrating skin cells
Magnesium- For youthful radiant skin. Slows down the ageing process of skin.
At Prity’s we do a great Tomato and Pomegranate Facial which is great to get rid of blemishes and pigmentation.
The tomato and lactose extract reduce the blemishes and improves skin clarity by reducing skin discolouration.
We recommend this facial at least once a month for 3 months before you start to notice a difference.
We also have a Great DIY Tomato and lemon Facial for you to try at home too. Its great for skin lightening and again getting rid of any pigmentation and blemishes.
Both lemon and tomato have natural skin lightening properties which can help even out skin discolouration, hyper-pigmentation and lighten acne scars.
The lemon Juice is a natural astringent and toner. Tightens and shrinks large pores. Has antibacterial properties that destroy germs on skin. Lightens skin tone. Fades blemishes, acne scars and dark spots.
What you will need:
1/2 ripe tomato
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1. Blend 1/2 a tomato into a smooth puree.
2. Combine the tomato puree with 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice.
3. Using a clean cotton ball, apply the mixture all over your face. Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. When the time is up, rinse off with cold water. Pat dry.
4. Apply a drop of olive oil to moisturise.
We Would recommend doing this at home at least 1 or twice a week along with a treat facial at pritys once a month to really get rid of those unwanted blemishes and pigmentation problems.
If you try this out be sure to tag us your results on instagram and facebook at @pritysalon.
Healthy, Beautiful & Luscious Hair Tips!
As well as treating your hair with Prity’s Hair Growth Oil we recommend following these tips on a daily basis to achieve maximum results!
Eat healthy foods that will keep your hair strong and lustrous.
Diet is a major factor in preventing and treating hair loss.
o Salmon, tuna, mackerel, and other fatty fish
o Flax seed oil
o Walnuts, almonds, and milk
o Vitamin B-6: bananas, potatoes (both white and sweet) and spinach.
o Vitamin B-12: meat, poultry, fish and dairy products.
o Folic acid: citrus fruits, tomatoes, whole grain and fortified grain products, beans and lentils.
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@pritysalon or Prity – Hair, Beauty & Spa
Hair Skin and Nails magic with the one and only, ‘liquid gold’ Argan oil….
Often called ‘liquid gold’, Argan oil is an organic product extracted from the kernels of the argan tree. This tree can only be found in Morocco, so it is no wonder this oil is a very exclusive oil to get hold of pure. I got mine from Holland and barrett, 59ml for £12.99. Quite pricey but well worth it 😉
It is extremely rich in beneficial nutrients including fatty acids and vitamin E. Its properties make it particularly beneficial for the hair, skin and nails, which makes it a popular cosmetic choice for many celebrities. It’s not just for the rich and famous, though – anyone can reap the argan oil benefits for their body.
Here are some of its most common uses:
Argan oil can be used as a skin moisturiser to hydrate and soften skin. With its high vitamin E and fatty acid content, argan oil is the ideal product to give skin a natural boost. It absorbs easily and is non-greasy and non-irritating, which makes it a great natural moisturiser.
Not only does argan oil act as an effective moisturiser, it can also give skin a youthful glow and reduce the visibility of wrinkles. Its anti-oxidant effect makes argan oil the ideal anti-aging product. It restores elasticity and leaves skin feeling plumper and softer.
The best way to apply argan oil for the most prominent anti-aging effects is to massage a few drops into your face and neck before bed. It acts as a moisturiser and anti-ager all in one.
Dry Skin Conditions
People suffering from dry skin or conditions such as eczema which can leave skin raw, flaky and itchy will benefit immensely from argan oil. The vitamin E and fatty acids in argan oil are excellent for repairing damaged skin and providing it with nutrients which will prevent further dryness and irritation. Argan oil also contains ingredients which soothe skin. Applying a small amount of oil directly to afflicted skin and massaging in gently can provide relief and encourage healing.
Where many oils and moisturisers can exacerbate skin conditions such as acne, argan oil actually soothes afflicted skin and promotes healing. Acne is often the result of oily skin. Since argan oil is non-greasy, it helps to balance skin by providing natural moisture. Argan oil also contains anti-oxidants which help to heal damaged skin cells and reduce inflammation.
Applying a few drops of argan oil to skin afflicted by acne after cleansing and patting dry ensures that essential moisture and nutrients are introduced to clean, dry skin. Rubbing in gently and repeating twice daily can help clear up mild acne as well as balancing oily or dry skin.
Stretch marks are an issue for many pregnant women, but argan oil is the ideal protection against stretch marks and sagging, puckered skin after birth. Argan oil increases the elasticity of skin due to its vitamin E content. Using a few drops of argan oil to rub into breasts, stomach, bottom and thighs during pregnancy will reduce the likelihood of developing unsightly stretch marks.
Foot, Hand and Nail Treatment
Argan oil’s softening properties are ideal for brittle nails, dry hands and cracked, hard skin on feet. It both moisturises and softens skin, leaving hands and feet supple and soft and nails strong and healthy. Try massaging a few drops of argan oil into cuticles, hands and feet before bed each night.
Especially in cold or dry weather, lips can easily become sore, dry and cracked. Argan oil is the ideal product to ensure lips stay plump, soft and supple. Rub a drop or two into dry lips as a balm – but be sure to wipe off any excess.
Argan oil is proven to make hair softer, silkier and shinier. It is the ideal hair conditioner, and it can even help to treat split ends and tame frizzy hair. Using argan oil to condition your hair is extremely easy. It comes in several types of applications and products and has so many ways to use it for different results that we decided to write an in-depth guide to using Argan oil for hair.
Sleek and Shine Styling
Due to its ability to tame frizz and give hair shine, argan oil is also commonly used as a styling agent. It makes hair more manageable and adds a healthy, attractive shine to any hair style. This is an ideal step to add to your daily routine after blow-drying. Rub a few drops of argan oil over your palms and then comb your fingers through your hair to apply.
Prity's exclusive, high-end beauty treatments use all of her own recipes and her new line of exclusive products which she has recently developed using natural Ayurvedic techniques.
With anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant properties, these soothing botanical formulas helps increase water content in the skin and enhances skin cell renewal in order to give it a fuller and healthier look.