DIY Face Scrub for Whiteheads

I have combination, acne-prone skin. Occasionally, I suffer from whiteheads on chin and nose. I use a simple 2-ingredient home-made scrub to get rid of whiteheads. Ingredients : Almonds Milk powder (preferably full cream) Procedure : Grind handful (or more) of almonds and make fine powder. (Pay close attention while grinding. We don’t want it…

How to rejuvenate dull skin – III

Find first 2 parts of this series here : Part I & Part II I had written about nutritional supplements briefly in Part I but I realised that those play far more important role in skin health (and in general health). I will write about a bunch of supplements I have been consuming and some…

Some new products/brands on my radar

I am particularly biased towards products with vegan formulations and sufficient quantity of active ingredients. Currently my routine comprises of a combination of Aroma Magic, Yves Rocher and Biotique products. However, I am always looking for new brands with innovative formulations. If those are made to order or made in small batches, that’s cherry on…

DIY Hair Mask

Today, I am sharing a recipe for do-it-yourself hair mask. I often see ready-made hair masks on Amazon or on fellow bloggers reviewing those on Instagram. But I find those expensive. And even at that cost, I am not sure about active ingredients and how effective it’s going to be. (This does not mean that…

Monsoon Health Tips

Its Monsoon here in India. Sometimes it rains heavily, other times just drizzles. It is hot and humid in the day and chilly at night. Here are some tips for staying healthy in this season. Eat a tablespoon of Chyavanprash in the morning. Chyavanprash is an traditional Ayurvedic health tonic made of gooseberries, herbs, sugar…

How to rejuvenate dull skin – I

As we know that skin is the largest organ in human body. So everything that happens in the inside, gets reflected on outside – sometimes it’s immediate, other times it takes time. For last few days, my schedule has been erratic – late nights, skipping meals, unhealthy food, minimal skincare routine. And today I woke…