If you are skin care fanatic, you would know how it is to have your shelves overflowing with products. I was just cleaning my dresser a few days back and I found I have quite a collection of face masks. All masks I have are clay based. I wish I had something soothing and hydrating to use after a long day in sun and do not have to struggle while taking off. Any recommendations? Sheet masks are a good choice in those cases but somehow they have never really worked for me, even the super-expensive … [Read more...] about On the Shelf Vol. 1 – Face Masks
I love using skin care but I am not the 10-step skin care routine person. I prefer to keep my things simple and uncomplicated though with recent posts you would not feel so. Lately, I have slipped into the habit of layering my skin care in which I end up using around 5 products easily but I am finding it too cumbersome. Then, I decided to stick to my basic skin care tricks which will keep my skin and me both happy. You should ideally have a toner / face mist, serum, facial oil, moisturizer, … [Read more...] about 5 Skin Care Tricks I have Adopted Over the Years
When I got my cysteine treated and coloured last year, my hair stylist had almost convinced me that hair oil is not really necessary. In fact, he went so far as to claim it does nothing, nothing at all, for the hair and is best avoided as not applying means you can use milder shampoos. As much as this was sounding right, I always had this skeptic at back of my head saying may be this needs a bit of investigation. I did go for four to six months without oil and I would not say that my hair was … [Read more...] about Why Hair Oil is a Waste of Money?
Finding the right moisturizer for your skin is downright the toughest task I have come across. It is easy to find a cleanser (not that easy, I admit, but then t gets washed off in a minute) or serum or even facial oil for that matter. But, not the moisturizer because it is supposed to stay at least 6-8 good hours. So, whenever I try a new moisturizer I am not usually optimistic and it was in same frame of mind I started using Satliva red raspberry face cream. Over and above that this product … [Read more...] about Satliva Red Raspberry Face Cream
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?
How often do you go to a parlor? Once a month, may be? Ever since I started going to the parlor, some of the practices I found were completely unhygienic even in the best of them. Then, they would also not carry the same moisturizers and sunscreens. So, I started developing a habit of carrying my own go-to-parlor kit. My go-to parlor kit has must haves for salon sessions. You could also carry your own manicure and pedicure kits just to be on the safer side but I am lazy enough to skip … [Read more...] about What are your 5 Must Haves for Salon Sessions?
The costliest skin care product may turn out to be a dud. Skin care products need not be costly for them to be effective. True but which product available today falls under inexpensive category? For example, Lakme to Olay regenerist to Forest Essentials to The Body Shop, all of them are above 1000 INR mark. I am talking about the anti-aging products I have come across so please feel free to let me know if there are products under the 500-600 INR mark. The depreciation of rupee, increase in … [Read more...] about 5 Bloggers share their Costliest Skin Care Product
Updated from 13 January, 2015. Bloating is a issue which I have personally faced and seeing it with my friends and family. Mr. P bloats up a lot! Anything and he bloats and then it becomes gas in the tummy. Rice, fried foods, even untimely munching bloats him up. And, this is a problem with everyone today whose lifestyle does not follow a routine. Eating at correct times in sufficient quantities is a good way to start fighting gastric problems. Anyways, let us get back to the post and see what … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons for Boating and Tummy Bulge
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