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Mistakes You Make When You Use Hair Dryer

Hair dryer is an instrument that we use very often. But do we use it correctly? In order to help you to get a good result when you dry your hair, I’ve selected the most common mistakes that can make it harder to dry or even damage your hair. Here are some common mistakes you should learn to avoid when it comes to “hair care” chapter!

1. Your hair is too wet

We know it’s hard to believe, but your hair should be 80% dry before using the round brush and begin to dry it with the hair dryer. If you try to arrange it, do it when it’s not dry, because it will take you a longer time and it will affect your hair. To reduce heat exposure as much as possible, start drying your hair with a towel.

2. You don’t use thermal protection products

No matter what type of hair you have – straight or curly – you should always use a thermal protection product before exposing your hair to the heat of the dryer.

3. You don’t use the right products for your hair type

Depending on your hair type, the use of too many styling products can load your hair. For fine hair, just to blow your hair, doesn’t create a lot of volume. To maximize the effect and last a longer time, use a volume spray.

4. The hair dryer is too old

An old hair dryer or a bad quality hair dryer can damage your hair. The hair dryer can be used on average for 600-800 hours. A good quality hairdryer will always make the difference between an impeccable hairsryle and a less successful hairstyle

5. You are using the wrong temperature

Most hair dryers have three temperature steps: high, low and cold. If you do not have your hair very harsh and rich, you should always use the lowest temperature. Use the cold air at the end, for the last retouching.

4 Plants That Keep Women Away From The Gynaecologist

Throughout a woman’s life, a woman goes through several stages that affect her genital health: menstruation, fertility, pregnancy, birth, menopause. Let’s remember that some of us are taking contraceptive treatments for long periods of time. That’s why it’s not a myth when we say women are “more sensitive.” In this article you will discover 4 plants that will keep you away from the unpleasant visits to the gynaecologist

Dong quai

This plant has Chinese origin and is extremely useful in case of irregular menstruation, premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain). It is rich in vitamin B12, ferulic acid (a muscle relaxant) and a coumarin derivative, a substance that improves circulation, but can be toxic in large quantities at the same time. The plant is useful for women with gynecological problems, but it is forbidden to pregnant women as well as those who suffer from diarrhea or endometriosis.

Blue cohosh

A medical plant from North America that has been used since ancient times for the health of the uterus. Recently, it has been discovered that its beneficial action is due to an alkaloid that has an antispastic role. Also combat menstrual pain, regulate blood loss. In the past, American Indians used it as a contraceptive method.

Cinnamon

The sweetness of this spice warms the body, acts as a general tonic and relieves menstrual cramps. Women who always have cold and dry hands or feet, or who have a high risk of osteoporosis, are the big beneficiaries of a cinnamon-rich diet.

Vitex agnus-castus (The Fruit of Chastity)

It was used in the past by medieval monks who, by adding this plant in their daily diet, sought to suppress their sexual desire. So the plant has the property of reducing exaggerated sexual appetite and relieves hormone function by acting directly on the pituitary gland. It also solves problems such as infertility, abundant, irregular menstruation, premenstrual syndrome. Its taste is bitter, but good results appear after a few months of treatment.

Your Ears Have a Secret! Discover It Right Now!

Every human is unique, but do you know there are only two types of ears for all humans on Earth? Discover the secret behind your ears. It is very interesting to find something about you according to your type of ear!

 Type 1 has the earlobes attached to the head and the second type has them a bit far away. This fact is strongly connected with genetics.

Individuals, whose earlobes are connected to the head, have weaker genes than the second group, the one with detached earlobes. Chances are, kids will inherit more traits from the parent with stronger genes.

There are also a few personality traits that experts managed to assign to both groups. The group of people whose earlobes are detached display more scientific traits, are independent, sure of themselves and owners of a strong character.

The second group on the other hand, is often characterized as antisocial, difficult and less friendly people. At the same time, most of world leaders have been known to be part of the second group.

Here Is What You Should Do If a Dog Attacks You

Dog bites are quite common, but how should one react when a dog attacks? Dogs don’t usually attack people, but there are various cases, and you should be prepared for anything. Specialists have a bit of advice of what is to be done in such cases:

Before attacking, a dog will bark, showing you his teeth, or he may stare at you and seem to freeze for a few seconds. You should pay special attention to dogs that seem scared or injured, as well as those that keep their tail parallel to the ground.

Here is a list of things that should be done when a dog suddenly starts barking:

-avoid eye contact

-don’t stand facing the dog, try to turn sideways

-cross your arms

-ignore the dog

-freeze for a few seconds, then move away really slowly

-try to find a barrier between you and the dog. Any car, bench, parked car will do the trick

What if the dog is clearly going to attack you?

-stand still, don’t move

-try calling for help, without yelling

-if there is nobody around you, get down to the ground, and try getting your knees as close to your chin as possible, protecting your face and neck from his bites

Should you adopt a friendly attitude?

-ignore the dog! It will eventually lose interest in your persona if you don’t try anything out of the ordinary. Trying to communicate will make him even angrier.

Should you use your pepper spray?

  • using the pepper spray on a barking dog is a very bad idea, it will only make him act more aggressive. Don’t try and fight back with aggression.

How should you act when you see the dog jumping to attack?

  • try and find any object he could bite instead of you, a jacket, a bag, anything could help
  • try and take shelter on a high ground such as a bench or fence, out of the dog’s reach.
  • don’t scream, it will make him even more aggressive
  • don’t try hitting the dog, this will boost his adrenaline levels and his rage will be worse. Stay calm, ignore him and try to walk away, but don’t turn your back towards him.

The Magical Formula For The Best Sleep Ever

Do you manage to get a good night’s rest? Or are you one of those people who never seem to get enough sleep? A famous fitness instructor shared his formula for the best sleep ever that boosts his energy all through the day. 10-3-2-1-0 is the magical formula for the best sleep ever. Do you know what it’s all about?

Craig Ballantyne spoke about his secret formula, saying it would imply a few changes, but all worthwhile.

 10 hours before going to bed your systems is cleaning itself, so try to stay away from Coca Cola, black tea and other energy drinks that could interfere with your sleep.

Avoid and stay away from alcohol and food especially with 3 hours before sleep.

2 hours before going to bed stop thinking about your work problems. They are not going anywhere, you will think about them tomorrow.

Turn off your computer and phone 1 hour before going to bed. Don’t give in to the temptation of checking your Facebook page, Twitter or emails.

Try to hit snooze 0 times in the morning. Wake up and get out of bed immediately after your alarm goes off. You will get used to it in a few days, and will feel better and refreshed if you will avoid hitting snooze and sleeping for 10 more minutes.

Get Rid Of Toxins While Sleeping With 1 Tablespoon Of THIS Before Bed

Garlic is considered a miraculous food containing some rare essential minerals such as germanium, selenium and tellurium. In addition, garlic is a rich source of vitamins, in its composition being mentioned vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, and minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium, copper, potassium, iodine and calcium. Today you will discover how to eliminate toxins from your body while you sleep.

Cut two fresh garlic cloves and leave for 5-6 minutes to release an enzyme called allinase. Smash the garlic in order to be easier to swallow it. Before you go to bed, take a tablespoon of garlic; drink it with water. For a better taste, you can mix the garlic with honey. While you sleep, garlic will travel along the entire digestive tract, eliminating all the toxins, all carcinogens viruses and all bacteria that can harm your body. In addition, they will detoxify the liver of sulfur components, eliminating toxins and other heavy metals that are hazardous in the blood.

The next morning, drink a large glass of water.

Caution:

Considering the fact that garlic is a powerful herb, 1-2 cloves of garlic consumed every day is enough to maximize results.
As mentioned earlier, garlic has blood thinning effects, this is one of the reasons why you should avoid consuming garlic in combination with other anti-clotting medicaments. Try to avoid to consume garlic in large quantities because it can cause diarrhea, bloating and anemia

The Easiest Slimming Diet During Summer

I cannot  say that is a diet in the true sense of the word – nutritionists recommend also eating regular food, but enter in your diet as much watermelon as you can. Do not think you’ll gain weight – on the contrary! Watermelon contains 92% water, so you will get rid of hunger and cravings for sweet and you take off those extra kilos.

Summer is the perfect period for this diet because you find watermelon at every corner, is cheap, you will always be hydrated and of course, you will look better.

What should you do?

Rule no 1: Quit drinking juices and eating sweet fruits and replace them with watermelon and water. Watermelon contains natural sugars necessary in a diet. In addition, the feeling of fullness that gives you will make you to get rid of overeating.

Rule no 2: Reduce your food portions. Continue to eat normally, but reduces the quantities in order to reduce calories and forcing the body to burn the stored fats. Complete your portions with watermelon. So you will not feel like forcing you to lose weight or stay hungry.

Rule no 3: Eat watermelon for dessert. We know it’s hard, but quit for five days of desserts full of calories and opt instead for a delicious watermelon. No calories, full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, is sufficiently sweet and refreshing – what can you want more?

This Japanese Method Will Help You Quickly Get Rid of Belly Fat

Japanese actor Ryosuke Miki found an interesting method that, after only two weeks, he lost 13kg and his waist was thinned with 12cm. The purpose of the exercise was not to lose weight but removing an annoying back pain, and the one who prescribed him this method was his doctor. In addition, you only need two minutes of your time each day.

 How it works

Ryosuke tells that the diet is based on expiration. The technique must be performed in a certain position and involves inhaling for three seconds, then strongly exhale for seven seconds.

More and more doctors support to use breathing exercises to combat obesity and explains why these exercises are so good: fat is made of oxygen, carbon and hydrogen. When the inspired oxygen arrives in fat cells, they are divided into carbon and water. In addition, the more oxygen the body uses, the more fat burns.

What should you do:

Perform daily this exercise between 2-10 minutes:

– Stand up and put one foot in front and one foot in back.

– Tense your butt and transfer the weight of the leg support.

–  Easily breathe for three seconds while you raise your arms.

– Vigorously exhale for seven seconds, tensing every muscle in your body while you let your hands down.

Experts say that this technique strengthens the muscles of the body and increases metabolic rate.

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Cut Your Cuticles

Manicure is not only about to choose your perfect model for nails, but also to look healthy and groomed. And this involves taking care of the whole of hand, including skin and cuticles. Cutting cuticles is practiced in all wards, but is this and healthy? It seems not. In this article you will read about some reasons you shouldn’t cut your cuticles.

Cuticle links the skin and the nail, forming a bridge against infections. Therefore, their removal is not the best decision you can take. That is why we must leave uncut your cuticles!

Your manicurist has no idea what is doing – It may sound like a horror story, but at manicure special courses this process simply is not done. At the courses that future manicurists make, they learns to push nail cuticles to clean and remove the excess of skin, not to entirely cut the cuticle. Therefore, often, your nails look as if it had been hacked.

You allow germs to get under the nail – The cuticle is a bridge that protects the rest of the nail and skin. If you cut it , you do no more than show the germs the way into in your body. These seeds can be viruses, herpes, fungi, bacteria or warts. Does not sound too good, right?

The cuticles become painful, and may inflame – Your cuticles may look good few days, but then become red and painful. Also can appear white spots on the nail when the root is affected in the process of removing the cuticle. Sometimes the inflammation can turn into real infections because is a favorable environment for bacteria to develop. You even risk to lose your nails!

You have to keep to cut them all the time – If you think your cuticles growth process is too fast, then it is. Just because you cut them often, they tend to grow faster and increasingly unsightly. Some day you will think the some fish scales grow on your nails. The ideal solution is to push the skin under the nail and cut only the excess without going too deep. In this way, the is no infection risk and cuticles growth process is slowed.

Get Rid Of Joint Pain After First Application Of THIS Miracle Mixture

With ageing, health problems arise, one of which is the apparition of joint and bone pain. Pain is quite strong, so often represent a problem when it comes to activities of daily life. Ageing affects our health, especially when it comes to proper joint and bone function. This is a real problem because they support about 80% of body weight.

Joints are affected by incorrect body position or greater increase in weight. However, you should not panic because there is a quite effective treatment that help you with this problem. There are nno side effects and is completely natural.

The most important factor is to act in time to not let chronic pain or illness to advance too much.

Natural treatment below will save you!
Ingredients:

• a teaspoon of ground pepper

• 1/2 cup of warm olive oil

• a teaspoon of ginger powder

Instructions:

In a recipient, put the pepper and ginger and hot oil, and blend until you obtain a homogeneous paste.

How to use it:

Apply the paste on the painful areas twice a day and leave it for 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes, wash with warm water and soap. This mixture has the ability to quickly calm the pain giving a feeling of warmth and relieve discomfort.

After daily use, after a period of time, the pain will disappear completely!

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