Beauty se­crets

Herworld (Malaysia) - - HER LIVING -

Given that it has anti-in­flam­ma­tory and an­timi­cro­bial prop­er­ties, mix­ing some of its ex­tract or pow­der with yo­gurt, honey, or aloe vera would be ideal in calm­ing down an itchy scalp or re­duc­ing hair loss – es­pe­cially if it’s due to a fun­gal in­fec­tion. To give your hair a sub­tle pur­plish-blue tone with­out ex­pos­ing it to harsh chem­i­cals, boil a hand­ful of flow­ers in wa­ter be­fore rins­ing your hair thor­oughly with it.

If you’re look­ing to brighten up your skin and keep wrin­kles at bay, beauty guru Farah Dhukai loves mix­ing but­ter­fly pea pow­der and agara­gar pow­der to­gether – boil­ing it un­til she yields a thick and sticky con­coc­tion. Spread­ing it across the face, and giv­ing it a few min­utes till it dries and hard­ens – the agar-agar will en­sure the mask moulds to your face – al­lows your skin to re­ally reap the ben­e­fits.

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