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
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