Who does not want a glowing skin? Getting a fresh and bright looking skin which looks the same all day long is a tough job but not impossible. What it needs is a lot of discipline in terms of lifestyle and loads of skin brightening tips. What follows are the top 5 tips for glowing skin. #1 Cleansing your Skin Skin cleansing is one of the most important steps in your skin care routine. The cleanser should neither be too harsh nor too gentle, just the right one which can cleanse skin of its … [Read more...] about Essential Skin Care Tips to Get Bright Glowing Skin
Summer in India can be one giant vacation of bathing in sweat and heat. The heat is so much along with the heat wave that it is difficult to even step out during the day. During the summers, you can expect your skin to come up with some or the other issues due to the excessive heat and humidity. Skin problems in summer The extreme heat of Indian summer is not really favourable to skin. Here are some of the common problems one might face in summer in India. Heat Rash Heat rash is a common … [Read more...] about Skin Care Problem During Summer in India
Recently I got another very interesting and extremely basic query about skin care routine. The reader in question has mature skin. I shall try to answer this by creating a very basic skin care routine which everyone must follow, whatsoever the age. My skin is very dull and tanned and dry. Can you please suggest the best cream which I would like to apply to my total body. Basic Skin Care Routine Morning Skin Care Routine So, morning needs something light and something easy for you. You … [Read more...] about Reader’s Query – Basics of Skin Care Routine
When I started on this post, I realized that it has been a year exactly since I have done any of the hair or skin diary posts. That officially proves that I have done nothing for my skin or hair in 2016. So, I guess it is a good start to this year with a skin diary post. I have been more or less pretty diligent for the last two months in my skin care and there are a lot of insights to share. So, let me begin. Sunscreen helps with Blemishes If you have been a regular reader on the blog for … [Read more...] about My Skin Diary December 2016
We are already in the middle of winter and my skin is showing definitive signs of dryness, Hyderabad being even more dry. I thought it would be a good time to talk about winter skin care routine. So, let us start. Winter Skin Care Tip #1 - Take Care of your exfoliation Winters is all about more of dead and dull skin. It is time to move away from granular or physical scrubs. And, if you are a fan of sugar, I really hope you are not using the granulated one. It is just too harsh for skin. You … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Enhance Your Winter Skin Care Routine
It has been so long that I have myself followed applying sunscreen rule that I could not justify a post on it. Since almost two months though, I have been consistent and seeing the results. One of the major grouches with using sunscreen for me has always been determining how much sunscreen should you use. What you are applying - is it too little, is it too much, it is getting greasy, it is sticking out on the skin, making a whitish cast on the skin. There are just too many problems with … [Read more...] about How much sunscreen should you use?
Updated on 1st December, 2016 I love using a bath oil though these days I am more interested in body lotions and butters since winter needs extra care. Also, I have noticed that oil gets a little greasy on the skin and leaves a dirty layer behind which I do not like. So, I shifted to body butter. I am also planning an interesting DIY. Lets see if it comes through. Did You Know? A very good idea to moisturize your skin. Apply oil immediately after the shower and rub the towel … [Read more...] about How else can you use a Bath Oil?
Imagine having a fresh and glowing skin in the sweltering heat! How would you like that? Getting a constantly glowing face is not easy taking into account the varied and extreme weather conditions in India. For me, personally, sunscreen is a huge factor when I go out in the morning to get that fresh look. You need to apply a lot of amount of sunscreen for proper protection and that does not harmonize with fresh and dewy look. Although, skin care routine plays a major role as well. Check out … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Glowing Skin
#DidYouKnow facial shaving is the new craze! Have you ever tried shaving? It is one of the most convenient and inexpensive ways to get rid of hair. It is also useful when you have an emergency and lack time for a salon trip. Lately, shaving has gained prominence in the alternatives of hair removal though there are quite a lot misconceptions surrounding the procedure. It is said that shaving results in coarse and thicker hair growth which is why girls usually avoid it. If these … [Read more...] about Facial Shaving and Shaving tips for Women
Update: This post is chosen as one of the 10 Must Try DIY's by Blogadda. Congratulations Nayantara and thanks for such a wonderful DIY :) My skin was totally acting up a couple of months back. I don’t really suffer from acne though I do have combination skin. I was getting dry red patches, itchiness and irritation especially around my mouth. All the usual face washes and cleansers were only aggravating the problem and no amount of moisturizers or facial oils were helping. I figured the … [Read more...] about DIY Oats and Almonds Cleanser for Sensitive and Dry Skin