Updated from 11th March, 2016. Free radicals are notorious for their aging effect on the skin. Topical application and ingestion of anti-oxidants is the only known way to combat their effects. However, bad lifestyle and other regular habits can also lead to the formation of free radicals in the body and if un-combated for long, they can result in serious diseases like cancer and auto-immune diseases. How Free Radicals and Antioxidants affect our Bodies? #DidYouKnow the very thing which we … [Read more...] about How Free Radicals and Antioxidants affect our Bodies?
What do you do after coming in from hot sun? It is the peak of summers and I have to go out at noon. My skin feels scorched and I am usually sure all the sunscreen I have applied is also not enough to keep my skin protected. Skin exposed to sun must be calmed down as soon as possible. How do you soothe your skin after sun exposure? One of the biggest effect of sun exposure is the continuing damage from the sun rays even after coming indoors. The damage from sun rays can continue even hours … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Soothe Your Skin after Sun Exposure
If you have been following me long enough, you would know by now that I really like charcoal based products. Ever since the concept came out, I have used various face washes and masks from different brands. I currently have the ones from L’Oreal and The Body Shop, both I am really liking. And, I have my eyes on the Aroma Magic bamboo charcoal face pack as well. So, anyways, let us see how does a charcoal soap do for our body. The charcoal powder in the soap gives a nice gentle scrub to the … [Read more...] about Satliva Hemp with Shea Butter and Activated Charcoal Soap Bar
I am pretty sure most of us have seen Breathe series which was highly publicized in the month of January and aired on Amazon Prime. The series was made to encourage organ donation in India. The protagonist is a desperate father of a 5 or 8-year old son, who needed an organ transplant for a long life, who goes on a killing spree to get a donor. It was well-played out in spite of the unsatisfying finale. In few cases where a person’s brain has stopped showing any kind of activity even though … [Read more...] about What should you know about Organ Donation?
If you have been a regular reader of the blog, you would already be aware of the fact that I love using essential oils. I use them in all possible places and diffusing is one of my favorite ways to relax. Diffusers are the easiest ways to make your home smell amazing. Many say burning aromatic candles gives the same feel but then I have not really come across the good ones. Do you know that essential oils have effects on our emotional brain? Smells can evoke memories more powerfully than any … [Read more...] about 3 Eco-Friendly Ways to make Your Home smell Amazing
Updated from May 1st, 2015. Collagen is one of the most important nutrients which plays a major role in how young your skin looks. There are a lot of documented articles and research which prove the importance of the role of collagen role in anti-aging skin care. So, let us have a look at understanding this nutrient and how to get it from our food. What is Collagen? It is the most abundant protein in the body! The collagen is found in the dermis layer of the skin which is the second layer of … [Read more...] about Role of Collagen in Anti-Aging Skin Care
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers. The earlier it gets detected, better are the chances of survival and you should make sure it is included in your health insurance. What should you know about Breast Cancer? Causes of Breast Cancer As with other cancers, the exact cause is not known. However, there are a few risk factors which might increase your chances of succumbing to this condition. Older women are more prone to development of breast cancer. Breast cancer and … [Read more...] about Facts You Should Know About Breast Cancer
All the time that there is - past, present, future - is already here. We just interpret it linearly for our survival. There are multiple possible universes, and we create the universe we live in. Humans determine the outcome of Feynman’s probabilities and probability amplitude, and the force that we exert determines the outcome of events from the subatomic level up. Tenth Avatar - The Plot The above paragraph describes the book the best. We have two stories running in parallel to each other. … [Read more...] about Tenth Avatar by Dr. Kanchan Joshi
Which is your favorite beverage? As for me, I am an all rounder. I like my milk tea, herbal teas, infusion teas, coffee, hot cocoa, juices and wines. But, if asked which one I love the most, nothing better than sharing a cup of tea with my mom. It is more of a ritual than a beverage. There is something so familiar and zen-like with that hot glass in my hands and I take my own sweet time to drink it off. So, when Teamonk (absolutely love the name) approached me for a review of their teas, I … [Read more...] about Teamonk Global Speciality Teas
Turning 30 is a milestone. You are almost half-way through your life and possibly settled with a decent and stable job, already own a home and have a family. All the rush and indecisiveness of the 20s are way behind you and it is time to face the adult life. The first thing to take stock of is your body. Your body is changing and slowing down. Time to listen to it and respect it. So, here are a few tips to make your life and health post 30 easy. How to take care of Health post 30? Keep an … [Read more...] about How to Take Care of Your Health Post 30?