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25 Interesting Facts About Strawberry

25 Interesting Facts About Strawberry



This time I will post my first favorite fruit, strawberry fruit. Strawberry is a red fruit and shaped almost like a heart, is a fruit that is quite famous in the world. Its sour and sweet taste makes this fruit a pleasure to eat. Here are some facts about Strawberry fruit that you should know !!!

1). Strawberry is the only fruit that has seeds on the outside.

2). Strawberry is the only fruit that first ripens every spring.

3). Strawberry is not included in the berry family, as is blackberry and raspberry. Included in the berry family are blueberries, tomatoes, chili, cranberries, eggplants, and kiwi. According to scientists, berries have seeds on the inside, while strawberries have no seeds on the inside.

4). Strawberry contains vitamin C which can strengthen the body's resistance and help lower blood pressure.

5). Strawberry has about 200 seeds on its surface.

6). Belgium has a museum dedicated to strawberries. In a souvenir shop at Le Musee de la Fraise (Strawberry Museum), you can buy everything from strawberry jam to strawberry beer.

7). In one study, more than half of 9-year-olds chose strawberries as their favorite fruit.

8). Strawberry is a member of the rose family.

9). Ancient Romans thought strawberry was a medicine to cure disease.

10). Strawberry is believed to help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.

11). California produces around 80% of strawberries in the United States.

12). In addition to the fruit, strawberry leaves are also edible and are useful for relieving diarrhea, because there are astringent substances in strawberry leaves.

13). Strawberry is very good for pregnant women. Birth defects such as spina bifida (a condition in which the fetal spinal cord cannot develop properly) can be significantly reduced if you consume strawberries regularly.

14). Strawberry is not always red. There are also strawberries that are yellow, blue, white, black, even purple. There are also some apple-sized strawberries.

15). The size of strawberries does not affect the taste of strawberries.

16). Strawberry contains more vitamin C than oranges.

17). Although strawberry has many health benefits, there are also people who are allergic to this fruit from mild to severe, such as anaphylactic shock which is a serious allergic reaction.

18). A large number of different pests, such as snails and fruit flies, are very fond of eating strawberries.

19). Strawberry is a low-calorie fruit. One cup of strawberry only contains 55 calories.

20). Sugar content in strawberries is less than lemon and lime.

21). Madame Taillen, a prominent woman in the Emperor's Palace of Napoleon, is famous for bathing with fresh strawberry juice every year.

22). In Ancient Greece, strawberry is a symbol of Venus, the Goddess of Love.

23). Eating strawberries can make teeth white, because the acid in strawberries can help remove stains.

24). Strawberry can make the brain and muscles work better.

25). Strawberry which is at room temperature (20-25 degrees Celsius) is sweeter than cold strawberry.

43 Facts About Dogs You Need To Know!



Dogs are mammals that are often made humans as pets, house keepers, hunting, and others. Here are some interesting facts about dogs that you should know right now !!

1). Apple seeds and pears contain arsenic, which might be deadly for dogs.

2). Small amounts of wine and raisins can cause kidney failure for dogs.

3). Dogs have sweat glands between their legs.

4). Ancient Egyptians were very respectful of their pet dogs. When his pet dog dies, the owner will shave their eyebrows, apply mud to their hair, and mourn for days.

5). Dogs have 3 eyelids.

6). Puppies are born blind, deaf and toothless.

7). The largest dog owner is Kublai Khan who has around 5,000 dogs.

8). In Ventura County, California, dogs or cats are not allowed to have sex without permission.

9). A wet dog's nose can help it to smell.

10). In Iran, it is against the law to have a dog as a pet. However, if the owner can prove that the dog is a guard dog or hunting dog, then this restriction does not apply.

11). Dalmatian does not have a black spot at birth, or is said to be completely plain white.

12). Alexander the Great founded a city called Peritas, to commemorate his dog.

13). Male dogs lift their legs when peeing as a sign of the area of ​​power.

14). Dog urine is able to make iron rust.

15). At the end of World War I, the German government trained the first guide dogs for war-blind soldiers.

16). Dogs can hear sounds four times farther than humans.

17). One dog's ear consists of 18 or more muscles.

18). Basenji is a race of dogs that cannot bark.

19). The US has the highest dog population in the world.

20). Prints on the dog's nose are as unique as human fingerprints (have unique and different patterns) and can be used to identify them.

21). Zorba, a Mastiff from England, is the largest dog ever recorded. It weighs around 155 kg and is 3.1 meters long (measured from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail).

22). The smell of dogs is 10,000 times sharper than humans.

23). The average dog can run around 30.5 km / hour. Greyhound is the fastest dog in the world and can run at a speed of 72.4 km / hr.

24). Dogs can recognize more than 150 words.

25). The oldest dog ever recorded is an Australian dog named Bluey, aged 29 years 5 months.

26). The dog can easily identify the owner standing a mile away if the owner waved his hand.

27). A lost Dachschund dog was found ingested in the stomach of a giant catfish in Berlin in July 2003.

28). Dogs are as smart as children 2 or 3 years old.

29). Dog bites cause a loss of more than 1 billion dollars per year.

30). Dogs have 13 blood groups, while humans only have 4.

31). In South Carolina, Columbia, the punishment of hitting dogs is longer than the punishment of hitting one's own wife.

32). In ancient times, the Nazis tried to teach dogs to talk and read.

33). In Switzerland, eating dog and cat meat is legal.

34). Husky dogs have been banned from Antarctica since 1994.

35). 30,000 dogs were slaughtered in China a day to get meat and feathers.

36). More than 86,000 people are injured by tripping over their cats and dogs every year in the United States.

37). Dogs wag their tails right when they are happy and left when they are scared.

38). Once a dog is 10 years old, the probability of death from cancer is 50%.

39). Dogs can distinguish happy and angry human faces.

40). Hitler killed his dog with cyanide capsules. He also shot five puppies and buried them with their mother.

41). An estimated 1.2 million dogs are smuggled in shelters every year.

42). President Franklin D. Roosevelt kept 11 dogs in the white house for 12 years.

43). Dogs can kiss their owners from a height of 11 miles.

85 Mysterious Facts About Space and Universe You Need To Know!



Universe and Space is a place that is quite mysterious to humans in general. Because of that, many people are trying to research space. Here are some facts about space that you must know!

1). The biggest star known today is UY Scuti, located around 9500 light years away in the Scutum constellation. Its size is 1,708 times as large as the sun.

2). The universe is estimated to be 13.82 billion years old.

3). There are more than 100 billion galaxies in the universe.

4). In 1962, the US detonated a hydrogen bomb in space that was 100 times stronger than the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

5). Astronauts on the International Space Station watch about 15 sunsets and 15 sunsets every day.

6). The International Space Station is the most expensive object ever built, namely US $ 150 billion.

7). There are more than 300 billion stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way.

8). The first person to look into space with a telescope was Galileo Galilei, almost 400 years ago.

9). In space, no sound is heard.

10). Mercury and Venus are two planets in the solar system that have no satellites.

11). The largest galaxy in the universe is IC 1101, 30 times larger than the Milky Way galaxy.

12). Although Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system.

13). Saturn has seven different rings.

14). Jupiter has 67 satellites.

15). The highest mountain ever known is Olympus Mons, which is located on Mars. Its size is almost 3 times higher than Mount Everest.

16). The footprints left by astronauts on the moon will remain there forever because there is no wind blowing on them.

17). The width of the Milky Way galaxy is around 100,000 light years.

18). Pluto is smaller than the moon.

19). There are more volcanoes on Venus than any other planet in our solar system.

20). The closer you are to the black hole, the slower the time goes.

21). In the Milky Way, the average distance between stars is around 5 light years, or 30 trillion miles.

22). The brightest star in the universe is R136a1. This star is 8.7 million times brighter than the sun.

23). Light takes 8 minutes 22 seconds to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun.

24). Astronauts in space will lose about 1% of their muscle mass every month if they don't exercise at least 2 hours a day.

25). More than 100 artificial satellites are launched into space every year.

26). The sun is actually not yellow. Because the sun's temperature is 5,726.85 ° C, it can be just one color, white. Yellow looks from Earth because our atmosphere is yellow.

27). Little stars live longer than big stars.

28). The hottest star in the sky is type O star, which reaches 40,000 ° C. It's 7 times hotter than the sun.

29). Wind on Neptune is the fastest wind in the solar system that has a speed of 2,400 km / hour.

30). Because of its unique slope, one night on Uranus lasts for 21 years.

31). Neptune takes 164.79 years to make one orbit of the Sun. This means that since its discovery in 1846, there was only one orbit.

32). A day on Pluto lasts 6 days 9 hours.

33). If you drive 121 km / hour, it takes 258 days to surround one of Saturn's rings.

34). The International Space Station circulates the earth every 90 minutes.

35). The time of the Earth's revolution increases by 0.001 seconds every year.

36). Inside the astronaut's helmet, there is a Velcro patch that functions as a rake if it is itching.

37). NASA is developing a 3D print pizza for astronauts.

38). The International Space Station is the size of a soccer field.

39). Saturn's ring isn't solid. They consist of pieces of ice, dust and stone.

40). The Great Wall of China is not visible from outer space.

41). If the sun is the size of a beach ball in space, then Jupiter will be about the size of a golf ball and the Earth will be as small as a nut.

42). Day and night on Earth only lasts 45 minutes from the International Space Station.

43). It's impossible to belch in space.

44). Mariner 10 is the only spacecraft to ever visit Mercury.

45). February 1865 and 1999 were the only months in history that were recorded as having no full moon.

46). Saturn is the lightest planet in the solar system.

47). The moon moves away from Earth about 1.6 inches per year.

48). NASA astronauts can vote in general elections in space.

49). The United Nations plans to launch its first space mission in 2021.

50). If you weigh 68 kg on Earth, then the weight will be 11 kg on the Moon.

51). The sun loses up to 1 billion kilograms per second due to the solar wind.

52). Mercury has no atmosphere.

53). On average it takes 1.3 seconds of light to travel from the moon to Earth.

54). All astronauts must learn to speak Russian and all cosmonauts must learn to speak English.

55). Astronauts cannot snore in space.

56). Gloves included in the space suit have silicone rubber fingertips that allow astronauts to feel touch.

57). The sun travels around the galaxy every 200 million years - a journey of 100,000 light years.

58). If you enter a black hole, you will stretch like spagetti.

59). Contrary to black holes, it is estimated that there are white holes that spray material and light like a fountain.

60). The stars in each constellation are named according to the Greek alphabet.

61). Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit Jupiter in July 1994, it was the biggest accident ever witnessed.

62). Hipparchus was the first astronomer to try to find out how far the sun was.

63). The red Mars is caused by rusting iron in the soil.

64). Jupiter has no surface for landing spacecraft because most of the surface is made of helium and hydrogen gas.

65). The largest satellite in the solar system is the Jupiter satellite, namely Ganymede.

66). Saturn is not dense, almost entirely made of gas, mostly from liquid hydrogen and helium.

67). The object that can rotate quickly in the universe is the Neutron Star. This star can spin 500 times in just 1 second.

68). Summer on Uranus, the sun doesn't set for 20 years.

69). Winter on Uranus, darkness will last for 20 years.

70). Autumn on Uranus, sunrise and sunset every 9 hours.

71). Neptune's satellite, Triton is the coldest place in the solar system. The surface temperature is around -236 ° C.

72). The first space telescope was Copernicus, sent in 1972.

73). The brightest star seen in the night sky is actually not a star. That is the planet Jupiter, Venus, Mars, or Mercury.

74). Quasars are the farthest objects known in the universe. Even the closest is about billions of light years away.

75). Neutron stars are so dense that they are very heavy. One spoon of a neutron star weighs 10 billion tons.

76). In order for a satellite to fly into space, its momentum must be greater than the pull of the Earth's gravity.

77). Halley's comet will pass Earth again in 2061.

78). Stars look twinkling because light must pass through various gases in our atmosphere. Think of it as light passing through water, which distorts light so it makes it sparkle.

79). The closest star to the sun is Proxima Centauri, about 4.24 light years away.

80). At present there are more than 500,000 pieces of garbage in space (such as damaged satellites, etc.), which currently orbit the earth and are tracked, because it can cause damage to the spacecraft.

81). Astronauts cannot whistle while wearing a space suit.

82). On the International Space Station, having sex is prohibited.

83). Before going into space, astronauts are forbidden to eat peanuts. Because if you throw away the wind in a space suit, it will endanger them.

84). Comets will accelerate if they approach the sun and slow down if they stay away from the sun.

85). Without the gravitational force in space, the spine of the astronauts will grow higher. This high addition can cause pain.

22 Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally


Best Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally - Lips are the one part of a face that has a big role in your look every day. Even though your facial skin has been treated well, but if your lips condition isn't healthy and not brightly colored, then your look won't perfect enough.

Just like the rest of the face, your lips are also very susceptible to many common problems. From the problem of dry and broken lips to the problem of dark lips, all these problems have the potential to be experienced by anyone indiscriminately.

If you have experienced the dark lips problems, then your facial look won't be optimal. In fact, almost 90 percent of a person's appearance will depend on the appearance of that person's face. So you want to lighten dark lips permanently and naturally, cause it won't have side effects.

22 Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally
Before we talk about the most efficient tips to lighten dark lips permanently and naturally, we must talk about the main causes of dark lips. Overall, there are three main things that cause the lips to look dark and burnt. The three causes are:
  • Because of genetic or hereditary factors
  • Because of the bad habit of smoking/eating hot food
  • Side effects of the improper use of lip care products
Normally, dark lips caused by genetic factors tend to be very difficult to remove. While dark lips that appear due to bad habits or side effects of using inappropriate lip care products tend to be removed quite easily.


22 Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally


In general, there are three alternative ways that can be used to overcome the problem of dark lips. These three ways are by using lip gymnastic techniques, using ready-made lip care products and using natural ingredients.

Well, specifically for this time, we will only discuss alternative ways to lighten dark lips problem using only natural ingredients. And those natural ways to lighten dark lips permanently and naturally are:


Lighten Dark Lips Using Honey


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Honey

Honey is a natural ingredient that is very rich in benefits. From the health benefits to the benefits of beauty, everything we can get from this natural ingredient.

Because of its complete nutritional content, several well-known cosmetic manufacturers currently use honey as one of the raw materials for making their cosmetic products. You can read about it more in here.

Well, to be able to remove black on the lips using honey, you only need to smear the entire surface of your lips by using pure honey regularly and regularly every day. Besides being able to make your lips look glossy, honey will also make the surface of your lips becomes smooth and soft.


Lighten Dark Lips Permanently Using Olive Oil


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Olive Oil

Olive oil also has a very complete nutritional content. Thanks to its super complete nutritional content, olive oil is believed to be used as a natural ingredient to overcoming dark lips problem completely.

To be able to lighten dark lips using olive oil, you only need to smear the surface of your lips skin regularly using pure olive oil.

The surface of your dark lips will gradually turn pink. In addition, the moisture level of your lips will also be better maintained so you won't experience dry and cracked lips no more.



Efficient Way to Lighten Dark Lips Using Almond Oil


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Almond Oil

The majority of people usually only know almond oil as a natural ingredient to treat and nourish their hair. In fact, besides being used as a natural ingredient to nourish hair, Almond oil can also be used to treat other body parts, including dark lips.

If you want to, you can use Almond oil to get rid of the dark lips permanently.

How to use it? You only need to smear the entire surface of your lips using Almond oil regularly every day. If necessary, you can use it twice a day, which is in the morning after taking a bath and at night just before going to bed.

Besides being used as a natural ingredient for whitening the face, lime can also be used as an alternative way to effectively lighten dark lips permanently and naturally.

As we all know, lime has very high levels of vitamin C and acids. Because of the two types of nutrients, lemon juice is believed to help speed up the regeneration process of skin cells in your lips. And also it can increase your metabolism.

To be able to remove black on the lips using lime, you can follow the steps below:
  • Clean your lips using warm water
  • Prepare cooked lime, then cut it in half
  • Squeeze the lime and apply the juice out of it to the entire surface of your dark lips
  • Let stand for about 15 minutes, then rinse your lips using clean water
  • Do this regularly every 2-3 times a week


Lighten Dark Lips Permanently Using Sugar


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Sugar

Sugar is not only useful as a source of energy for the body and sweeteners of drinks and food. More than that, sugar can also be used as an alternative way to lighten dark lips which is very effective.

According to the results of some research, like from WikiHow, sugar is very good to be used as a natural scrub material to remove dead skin tissue in the skin.

When applied to dark lips, sugar is believed to help lift the tissue of dead skin cells on the lips while accelerating the regeneration process of the lip skin tissue.

How to use sugar to remove dark lips? You can follow the instructions below:
  • Prepare 3 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons of butter
  • Mix the two ingredients using a mixer or blender until they become soft
  • Clean your lips using warm water
  • Apply a mixture of sugar and butter that you have prepared beforehand to all parts of the surface of your lips
  • Let it for 30-60 minutes, then rinse your lips with clean water
  • Do it regularly once every 1 week


Honey and Mint Leaves as Natural Dark Lips Lightener


How to lighten dark lips using a mixture of mint and honey is quite easy to do. The steps for use are as follows:
  • Prepare 1 handful of mint leaves and 2 teaspoons of honey
  • Mix into the two ingredients, then mash until they become soft
  • Clean your lips using warm water
  • Apply the mixture of mint and honey that you have prepared beforehand to the entire surface of your lips
  • Let it for 30 minutes, then rinse your lips with clean water
  • Do it regularly every 2-3 days


Using Toothpaste to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Toothpaste

The toothpaste that we use to clean teeth turns out to be also beneficial for removing dark lips naturally. In fact, toothpaste is proven to be able to whiten your teeth naturally.

Why is that? Because the content of toothpaste is containing magnesium, selenium, calcium, potassium, and various other minerals serve to accelerate the process of skin regeneration. Wow, it's amazing, isn't it?

The way to apply it to your dark lips is also quite easy, just apply toothpaste to your lips, let stand for about 15 minutes. After that, rinse your lips. Do this way of lightening dark lips regularly, at least 2 times a week to get the optimal results.



Ice Cube is Effective to Lighten Dark Lips Naturally


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Ice Cube

The next way to lighten your dark lips is by using an ice cube, This ice cube is useful to make the blood vessels in the lips become narrow so that blood pressure will increase so that your lips will look rosy. You just have to rub the ice cubes on your lips for 15 minutes every day.


Lighten Dark Lips Using Aloe Vera


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera, which is well known for treating and blackening hair, is also beneficial for removing dark lips naturally and permanently.

You can use this plant to get rid of the black on the lips which are very annoying to you. How to use it? It's easy, take enough aloe vera gel, make sure it's not the sap because it can make your skin itchy. Then apply it evenly to your lips.

After the aloe vera gel is evenly distributed, let it for about 15 minutes until it seeps into your lips. Then, rinse your lips using clean water. Do this treatment regularly, at least 2 times a week, so the results will become more optimal.


Using Rosewater to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Rosewater

Who would have thought that this beautiful and fragrant plant could also be made as a natural ingredient to lighten dark lips naturally? How do you do it using rose water? It's really easy actually. Pick some roses, then soak them in water for 2 hours. After that, apply the rose water to your lips evenly. Let it for about 30 minutes, then clean your lips using water.


Potato as Natural Dark Lips Lightener


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Potato

You can also use a potato as natural dark lips lightener. Just mash the potato until it has a soft texture, then apply it to your dark lips regularly.


How to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently Using Cucumber


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Cucumber

The next way to deal with dark lips is to use cucumber. This cucumber is useful for moisturizing the lips so that your lips can become naturally rosy. The trick is to rub the inside part of the cucumber on your lips regularly for optimal results.


Using Pomegranate to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Pomegranate

Furthermore, you can use pomegranate to overcome dark lip problems. Pomegranate contains Polyphenols which are antioxidants that can counteract free radicals.

How to use it? Please follow the guidelines below:
  • Blend 1 pomegranate until the texture is soft
  • Apply it to your lips evenly
  • Let it for 15 minutes, then rinse thoroughly

Steps to Lighten Dark Lips Using Strawberry 


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Strawberry

A fruit that has sweet and sour taste is also useful for lightening dark lips naturally and permanently. The content of vitamin C in it is beneficial to redden the lips naturally. How to use it? Please follow the steps below:
  • First, wash a strawberry until clean, then cut it into 2
  • Then rub the strawberry slices on your lips
  • Let it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse your lips with clean water

How to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently Using Avocado


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Avocado

You can use avocados that are rich in antioxidants and vitamins that are good and useful for skin health because avocados contain more than 25 nutrients that are important for your body.

Here's how to use it:

  • First, puree the avocado until it's soft
  • After that, apply it to your lips
  • Let it for 15 minutes then wash with clean water.

Turmeric as Permanent Dark Lips Lightener



Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Turmeric

Turmeric, which is a traditional yellow spice, is also useful stuff for lightening dark lips permanently and naturally. 

The method is quite simple:
  • First, mash 2 turmerics until they become smooth
  • Then apply them to your lips
  • Let it for 15 minutes
  • Wash your lips using clean water

Using Milk as Natural Dark Lips Lightener


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Milk

Then you can use pure milk to turn your lips healthier and brighter. The content of lactic acid in milk has proven effective for brightening your lips and lightening dark lips permanently. How to use it? Follow the instructions below:
  • First, apply pure milk to your lips.
  • Let it for about 15 minutes.
  • Finally, wash your lips using clean water. This method is also useful for removing dead skin cells.

How to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently Using Castor Oil


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Castor Oil

In addition to having a variety of health benefits, castor oil has also proven effective for dealing with chapped lips that make the lips darker. Just apply castor oil to your lips every day, it will soften the texture of your lips naturally.


Get Rid of Dark Lips Using Coconut Oil


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is useful to help the skin regenerate faster so that it will make the lips quickly blush. For its use is almost similar to how to use castor oil as dark lips lightener.


Steps to Lighten Dark Lips Naturally Using Lemon Juice and Sugar


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Lemon Juice

We can use sugar that has a sweet taste to become a natural scrub to remove black lips. This scrub treatment is useful to help remove dead skin cells that cover the beauty of your lips.

Follow the instructions below:
  • First, take 1 tablespoon of sugar and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Then mix both of them and stir it well
  • Don't let the sugar dissolve too much in lemon juice
  • Apply it to your lips evenly
  • Finally, rinse your lips using clean water

Using Banana as Dark Lips Lightener


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Banana

You can also use bananas to get rid of dark lips. How to use it? Mash a banana, then apply it to your dark lips and let it dry by itself, then wash your lips clean. This treatment should be done twice a week to get a better result.


How to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently Using Tomato


Tips to Lighten Dark Lips Permanently and Naturally Using Tomato

The last tip, you can use tomatoes to lighten the dark lips that you experience. Taking care of your lips using tomatoes is beneficial to moisturize your lips naturally. 

How to use it? Please follow the instructions below:
  • First, mash a tomato until it's smooth
  • Then add 1 tablespoon of pure honey
  • Stir the mixture until it's well blended
  • Apply it to your dark lips
  • Let it dry by itself
  • After it's already dry, wash your lips thoroughly


Best Tips for Preventing Dark Lips



In addition to the above treatments, it's also a good idea to avoid some habits that can worsen the dark color of your lips, those bad habits are:

Smoking


Tips for Preventing Dark Lips - Stop Smoking

Stop smoking right now, because tobacco and nicotine will make your lips darker and blacker.

Excessive Use of Lipstick


Tips for Preventing Dark Lips - Excessive Use of Lipstick

Make sure you don't use different types of lipstick too often. Because it can damage the health of your lips and will affect your lips color.

These are the best 22 tips to lighten dark lips permanently and naturally. All these tips are using natural ingredients and proven effective to make your lips brighter and sexier, so there will be no side effects except you have a specific allergy to one of them. Hope this article is useful to all of you. Stay healthy!

6 Benefits of Cooking for Your Mental Health

For those of you who don't like cooking or even rarely go to the kitchen, maybe after reading this article, you won't think twice about spending more time in the kitchen. Various reasons such as no time, impracticability, or not being able to cook are usually the main reasons for someone not to cook at home. Though the benefits that can be gained from cooking activities are far greater than what people know. In addition to being able to physically work because the nutrients we eat can be managed by ourselves, cooking is also beneficial for your mental health.

Benefits of Cooking for Your Mental Health

In recent years, mental health clinics in the United States began to make cooking activities as a therapy for various mental problems, known as therapeutic cooking. Usually, therapeutic cooking consists of two types of programs, namely cooking and making cakes. This program is proven to help the treatment of several mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, depression, and other mental illnesses. Here are 6 benefits of cooking for your mental health:

The Creativity when You Cook Feels Fun

The first cooking's benefit for your mental health is about creativity while cooking. In a study conducted in 2016, following an easy recipe turned out to have a positive impact on your mental health. Cooking is considered a medium to express feelings. By following an easy cooking recipe, someone will avoid a lot of anxiety. In addition, someone will be more creative, have lots of ideas, and feel happier.

Improving The Quality of Life


Improving The Quality of Life

Cooking is a way to improve a person's quality of life in the simplest way. Research conducted in 2018 on therapeutic cooking patients shows that cooking can develop social skills and confidence.

For someone who has difficulty making social contact, cooking for others and then eating together at the dining table can have a very positive effect on mental health. Because some people with mental illness usually feel socially isolated.

Maintaining Brain Health


Maintaining Brain Health

Mental health experts say that good nutrition is the most basic aspect of maintaining brain health. Cooking and making cakes teach someone to care more about what they put in their bodies. Green vegetables, nuts, fish, and fruit are claimed to be good nutrition for people with mood disorders. But not everyone has the same reaction to specific foods. By cooking, they can choose foods that contain good nutrients for their brain and mental health.


Cooking Activity Gives You A "Reward"


Cooking Activity Gives You A "Reward"

According to a psychologist from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, therapeutic cooking can successfully treat several mental illnesses because participants will get tangible results for their efforts. Cooking is a type of behavioral activation therapy which aims to reduce depression by increasing goal-oriented behavior. The result of delicious cooking is a reward that will make someone feel happier.

Saving More Money


Benefits of Cooking for Your Mental Health

Jamie McNally, an assistant professor of psychology, once mentioned that financial problems will generally worsen a person's mental health and relationships. This can be seen in the conflicts in the household that are often triggered by financial problems. Cooking is one of the right ways to save more money. That way, you can use your money for other needs, such as going on vacation or buying some stuff.

Bringing Calmness


Bringing Calmness

The last benefit of cooking for your mental health is bringing calmness. For someone who is experiencing anxiety and many negative thoughts, cooking activities can be used as a way to meditate. Simple things in the cooking process such as cutting meat and vegetables can bring peace. Because by cooking someone will forget the time and more focus on what they do. Without realizing it, cooking will distract your mind from various pressures of your life and relieve your tension that can arise in the body while you feel anxious or depressed.

These are 6 benefits of cooking for your mental health. There are lots of ways to overcome your mental illness, and one of the simple ways is cooking. Don't forget to share this article with your friends, family, or others. See you later!
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