Updated from 15th September, 2013. Wow! This is an old post and almost of the time when I was about to get married. Nostalgic... Anyways, I found a new comment on this post and how the reader mentioned this was a helpful piece of information and she faced the same issue of sinus attack due to deficiency of vitamin D. Hope you find it useful as well. After like a long time, I am doing a health post. All the credit goes to my friend who had suffered from severe sinus issues for the past 10 … [Read more...] about Your sinus issues may just be due to Vitamin D deficiency!
The body mists and face mists have always baffled me! I never really understood what they were for and how to use them until I almost used up half of the bottle of forest essentials body mist. And, I am so glad I did not give up hope since using The Body Shop Aqua Mist once upon a time. In fact, they are now my go-to for smelling awesome though I must say Forest Essentials does not come cheap! A bed of roses and the spiciness of cardamom comes through. I love the spiciness which keeps on … [Read more...] about Forest Essentials Body Mist Rose and Cardamom
Updated from 8th June, 2016. As much as I can preach to the choir about the benefits of sunscreen, I can not reap those benefits myself. I am lazy and have a very undisciplined routine in that way. But, I can see the dark spots and blemishes and hyperpigmentation on the skin on my bad days which acts as a constant reminder to why one should apply sunscreen diligently. So, check out the five reasons not to skip this routine. As much as I love to preach that you should NEVER skip sunscreen, it … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Must Apply Sunscreen Everyday
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
So, last time I wrote about the products I was hoping would turn out great but instead they turned out to be duds, there were many scrubs in the list. All scrubs I have used till date were the physical ones with apricot or walnut granules which would tear the skin so I wanted something which would do a deep exfoliation instead of a superficial one. When I came across the body shop vitamin c microdermabrasion, I was not very hopeful but anyways thought of giving it a try! And, boy am I glad that … [Read more...] about The Body Shop Vitamin C Microdermabrasion
Updated from April 2010. A few days back when I was discussing something about best hair products, we came to discussing what is a preferable method to wash the hair. My friend said she washes her hair upside down and she has done so forever. The best part is that her hair does not get entangled. That go me thinking as to whether you are washing your hair the right way. In fact, it has been since we were young school going kids that me and my friends used to wash their hair upside down as … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to Washing your Hair the Right Way
Updated From 22nd December, 2009. A few days back we were planning to go for a girl outing and decided to go all decked up for it. Unfortunately, the plan fell through but my entire focus that day was to look the best with flawless skin. And, somehow while going through my archives, I found this one of the earliest written posts. So, thought of re-sharing it with you! Everyone is busy in Christmas and New Year preparations. There would be parties all around so how to look best with … [Read more...] about 12 Steps to Flawless Skin for any Event
Another bane of my life apart from finding the perfect moisturizer is finding a good soap or a body wash which does not dry me up. LÓccitane almond shower oil seems to be a perfect choice for such a body wash but it is too pricey to be used daily. I was definitely intrigued by the British Rose range of body shop and wanted to try it for myself. And, then, the prices were reduced or sale was on or some such thing so I got these two body shop shower gels for myself among other … [Read more...] about The Body Shop Shower Gels – British Rose and Moringa
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
Updated from 25th January, 2015. A forgotten post which clarifies a lot about our skin care confusions related to moisturization and why skin is dry. Did you know hydration and moisturization are two different things and they come under two different skin problem categories. A skin can both be dehydrated and unmoisturized or it could just be dehydrated or just be unmoisturized. This winter has been particularly dry in the city and after ages of time, I experienced flaky and cracked skin! … [Read more...] about Do you know why your Skin is Dry?