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?
So, remember my review on Forest Essentials sea salt crystal rose body polisher? I had mentioned that the brand also gives away a bottle of same oil mix used in the salt scrub which I did not need to use at all so I could do a DIY salt scrub using the same infusion. I got the himalayan crystal salt from the organic store and it is a beautiful pink in color. A perfect ingredient for a salt scrub DIY. So, let us check out the simple process of this DIY. Forest Essentials Hydrating Sea Salt … [Read more...] about Salt Scrub DIY with Flower Infused Oil
I finished using the forest essentials hair vitalizer serum just this week and that reminded me that I could probably share my best products from Forest Essentials just like I did with Kama last week. Recently, I did quite a few product reviews from the brand and almost all of them are a huge hit for me. In fact, I can not wait to buy the tejasvi emulsion but I am holding my horses because of the cost and also because I am getting a few other amazing products which I am dying to try. Yeah, I … [Read more...] about 3 Personal Favorites from Forest Essentials
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
I remember the first time I came across The Body Shop products, I found the brand too expensive (that was in 2011). I did my first haul then and after that I did not revisit the brand till they launches Oils of Life. Since then, and more so because my father discovered the body shop body butters, I have become a pretty regular customer of the brand. Okay, yes, their body butters are definitely worth a try but I did like a few others as well. So, check out my favorites from the brand. The Body … [Read more...] about 5 Personal Favorites from The Body Shop
Updated from 19th September, 2015. After a long long time, I am back with a skin care post. Yea!! I do have a lot of good news in my kitty but I shall go slow this time. I do not want to overwhelm myself :D So, yeah, lets go back to do you really wash your face in the morning or more correctly does your face need a wash in the morning? Well, I am sure you obviously wash it! You would rather ask me if I had gone mad!! Anyways, you remember the huge and awesome haul I shared with you a few weeks … [Read more...] about Do you need to wash your face in the Morning?
Kama Ayurveda is one brand which appeals to me a lot personally though I have to say I have not used a lot of their products. I have their essential oils in my stash and I love them. I used their hair oil the first time and fell in love with it. Their body oils were amazing. And, their body butter is scrumptious. All the products I have used from the brand has proved to be a success. But, I do have the top 3 favorites from the brand. Kama Ayurveda Rose Jasmine Bath & Body Oil (review) A … [Read more...] about 3 Personal Favorites from Kama Ayurveda
Updated from 29th April, 2015. I have never personally believed in striving for fair skin. In fact, I am wheatish to brown in skin tone and I love my skin. I like to keep it glowing and thus my fetish for using different products. So, here is my take on the popular 10-step Korean skin care routine for glowing skin. Since quite long, I have been seeing a trend of questions from people who are either getting married or who have darker skin tones. They always want to know how to lighten … [Read more...] about 9+1 Steps to Glowing Skin