Our skin is a thin membrane with high absorbent properties. So, anything that you apply to the skin is readily absorbed by it. Hence, one needs to be highly cautious about the products that one applies to the skin. Many products in the market claim that they are natural but you cannot trust their authenticity. It is better to go for some homemade products but make sure that these skin care remedies that are made using a trusted recipe. As we are in the initial months of 2016, we have collected some counterintuitive tips for Natural Skincare:
Sunday, 31 January 2016
Saturday, 30 January 2016
Multani Mitti also known as Fuller’s earth is a hugely popular, natural skin and hair treatment product valued across different countries of the world for its healing properties. Owing to its multiple skin benefits, Multani Mitti is widely used in skin and hair care products. It is a cleanser, toner, face pack, hair pack- all in one. Rapidly gaining popularity as an economical beauty product, Multani Mitti guarantees a blemish free skin with no side effects. It is also an amazing hair care product that promotes hair growth and straightens the hair follicles. Let’s have a look at variety of benefits that multani mitti provides:
Friday, 29 January 2016
Everyone desires a flawless and blemish free skin! In order to accomplish that many of us use different kind of moisturizers, creams, scrubs, face packs etc. It is not a very good option to subject your face to the use of cosmetics as it can lead to skin damage in the long run. Your skin is precious and deserves proper care. Going green is the most effective and environmental friendly way to take care of your skin.
Thursday, 28 January 2016
Cosmetics have become a part and parcel of our lives as everybody today wishes to look presentable. However, synthetics laden cosmetics can do more harm to the skin than good. Yes, you might obtain flawless skin after putting on a matte compact but it might leave your skin dry and dehydrated on sustained usage. These products contain chemical ingredients that can be harmful for skin and trigger allergies. Moreover, it is difficult to know what is there in the product because labels on cosmetic products are hard to crack. You cannot trust the authenticity of the product even if it claims to be “organic” or “natural”. Most of the so called organic products contain only 70 percent of natural ingredients while the remaining 30 percent are still ambiguous.
Wednesday, 27 January 2016
Are you too drained from every day’s hectic lifestyle? Is workload of your office taking a toll on your mind and body? If the answer to the above questions is yes, then we suggest you take a little extra care of your mental and physical health. Unhealthy food habits, tight work schedules and irregular sleep patterns can lead to mental problems like depression, insomnia and bipolar disorder. If you are not at your mental best then, your physical health is also bound to get affected.
Most of the folks are busy in spending lots of money on cosmetics and visiting beauty parlors without realizing how much benefit they are actually yielding for your skin or if you are risking your health by using toxic products which are harmful and temporary too. So, we have collected some of the best natural tips to enhance your beauty. They are easy and quite simple that you can do it by yourself at home.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016
You are never fully dressed without perfume. With the world, now shifting from synthetic and artificial products to the natural and pure ones, there has been a drastic change in people’s preferences for attars – natural perfume oil derived from botanical sources. Attar finds a mention in the holy Quran also as it is devoid of alcohol and its pleasant aroma helps in making the environment conducive for prayers. Attar has been also used among Hindu and Buddhist meditational practices. Since attars are the most unique and special perfume that the world has ever got, so there are also some points to keep in mind for wearing attar.
Monday, 25 January 2016
Do you know your zodiac fragrance? Yes, these days there is a segment in the niche of fragrances that caters to zodiac signs. The zodiac collection of scents is prepared by adding the extracts of flowers, essential oils, herbs which are then processed together to manufacture a heavenly fragrance. Different fragrances affect mind and body differently and if you are finding it hard to reach the best fragrance for you, then narrow down the search based upon your zodiac sign. Scroll down to find out which fragrance is best for you:-
Fragrance for Aries: Rejuvenate and Motivate
Fragrances that have traces of grapefruit and lavender are perfect for Aries. It will stimulate blood flow and will uplift your mood and will leave you highly motivated. These fragrances will influence you to the core of your mind and body and will leave you with a positive outlook.
Taurus: Fragrances for Contentment and Pleasure
Fragrances that are fine fusion of peppermint and chamomile flower are suited for those under Taurus sunsign. These fragrances can reduce their stress levels and can help them unload their mind. Soothing properties of peppermint and chamomile can fuel the spirit of contentment in body.
Scents for Gemini: Calm and Relax
Rosemary and sage scents are perfect for Gemini. The calming properties of these two will affect your mind, will calm it down and will stimulate clarity in thought. If you are a Gemini and have an unstable mind, or if you suffer from anxiety, then these fragrances will help you restore the peace of mind!
Sunday, 24 January 2016
Aromatherapy is an ancient science that traces its origin to Middle East. It’s not surprising that this science is becoming equally popular in North America, Europe and Asia. Aromatherapy is an all-natural way of dealing with a host of problems including alternating gloomy mood, cognitive function or health. These days, as more and more people are relying upon aromatherapy for relieving stress and rejuvenating the mind and body, we bring to you the top 5 aromatherapy scents that are valued across the globe.
1. Sweet Sedating Scent of Lavender
Lavender is well known for its mesmerizing and enchanting smell. According to researches this scent is highly helpful for those suffering from high levels of anxiety because it instantly relaxes the nerve cells. Its aroma is highly helpful to those who are suffering from insomnia.
2. Improve Your Mental Performance through Rosemary
Rosemary essential oil is mainly used in face packs. Few people know that rosemary’s scent is very effective in stimulating the brain cells. It temporarily changes the chemistry of your brain in order to improve mental performance.
Friday, 22 January 2016
What is a Dream pillow? Probably heard this term for the first time? So, let us explain it to you. Fragrances have deep impact on our mind and have the capability to trigger memories. When you sleep in a calm and soothing environment, surrounded by mild fragrances then you are likely to dream better. The concept of dream pillow involves filling your pillow with specific herbs and oils, so that their fragrances when inhaled during sleep can help you feel relaxed. So, a dream pillow is basically a comforting device that induces better sleep during night. Use of dream pillows may help deter night terrors and nightmares and sleep disorders relating to stress.
Those suffering from the problem of dry and itchy skin best know the significance of skin moisturization. Dehydrated skin not only looks dull but is susceptible to rashes, irritations and itchiness. Higher water content in the body is the most natural way of keeping the skin soft, supple and well hydrated.
Thursday, 21 January 2016
Are you wondering what does really odor print mean? Let us explain then, odor print is actually the very own smell that a person or a place possesses, like during your childhood days, you felt a unique smell in your mother’s lap or a special scent you received at the arrival of your favorite teacher. You can always remember a person with the fragrance aura that the person carried around. If I talk about myself, I still remember my classmate from college who always used a pungent smelling deodorant giving others a headache and another one who smelled of sandalwood and tangerine essential oil. Just sitting around her imparted a sense of serenity! However, this blog is not dedicated to odor print of a person but to the odor print of your own home.
Relaxing in your lawn or terrace garden can be counted among the most blissful experiences in today’s modern life. However, bugs in the garden area or lawn can prove to be deterrents in your relaxation and need to be wiped out from your house. In fact, some of us are bothered by bugs that are present indoors. Pests like cockroaches, flies, mosquitoes and some other rodents are a problem of every household. We suggest you to take an essential oil road map to solve this buggy issue. In this blog, we are going to tell you about some essential oil remedies that will keep bugs and pests away from your house.
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
Pulse Point therapy is highly influenced by aromatherapy and involves the use of essential oils to provide relief from various physical and mental medical conditions. The therapy is useful in revitalizing and calming the entire body. It can effectively cure physical and emotional disorders and its results stay for long. Therapy is conducted by applying appropriate amount of essential oil on top of feet, wrists, behind the ears or at the acupuncture points, so that it affects the targeted organ and renders quick results.
We all have a favorite shampoo that we simply love because of it smells good, leaves our hair soft, tamed and shiny. But, do you know that your shampoo might have harmful ingredients, which may cause allergies, hair damage, hair loss, scalp irritation and may even stop hair growth? You probably have not found it yet because reading a shampoo label is like trying to understand a foreign language. So, here we have listed some hazardous ingredients that most of the commercial shampoos contain and that you should definitely try refraining from.
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Head Lice is one colossal problem for many people, especially school going children and getting rid of these little monsters might become an uphill task. Head lice are basically tiny parasites that cause itchiness in scalp and hair shafts as they live and suck blood from your scalp. We do not advise you to use harsh chemical drugs to get relief from this problem because that can cause damage to your hair. We suggest you to rather go for more natural, toxin free and homemade solutions.
Here is the list of some highly effective homemade remedies to get rid of hair lice:
Essential oils have a mesmerizing and enchanting fragrance. Most of the people use them as perfumes and massaging agents but not many folks know that they are excellent room diffusers as well. No matter how expensive a room freshener you purchase from the market, the fragrance will not last very long and if you get one with high synthetic content then it might cause irritation as well. Hence, we suggest you to try essential oils as room diffusers. Essential oils can fill your room with a natural aroma and the scent can remains for days.
Monday, 18 January 2016
In our previous blogs, we have already mentioned that more and more people are heading towards natural hair care and skin care products due to their long lasting results and no side effects.
With the advent of 2016, we are noticing that herbal hair care products are gaining even more popularity than the previous years. Many spas and hair saloons are tilting towards herbal products to give their customers an effective hair pampering and nourishing experience.
If you are suffering from the problem of hair fall, head lice, dandruff or scalp acne, we suggest you to use Shikakai, a renowned natural scalp healer and hair growth promoter. Since this product has a low pH value and a variety of vitamins and minerals, it promotes hair growth and gives you bouncy and lustrous hairs.
Sunday, 17 January 2016
One of the common medical conditions related to the respiratory system nowadays is sinus; which is caused due to the inflammation of nasal passage. The reason for inflammation may range from pollutants to allergens present in the air, bacteria, fungi and viruses. The symptoms of sinus include fever, headache, bad breath and sore throat. If you are tired of trying heavy medication then resort to nature and trust natural oils for unclogging your sinus. Below is the list of top four essential oils that can help you deal with your sinus sans the side effects.
Saturday, 16 January 2016
Extracted from botanical sources like plants and flowers, essential oils have been around the beauty arena for quite some time now. Not only are these applied directly in their raw form but also infused as ingredients in some popular cosmetic products. Finding extensive applications in aromatherapy and perfumery, essential oils have certain other uses too that are not very common. There is much more to the bottle of your blissful essential oil and all these uses are discussed below:
Friday, 15 January 2016
Neem Oil is one of the most widely recognized natural remedies that have been used by people since the ancient times. There is also a special mention of Neem in Ayurveda, an ancient Indian medical science, for providing solution for numerous health and skin problems. Even today, this blissful oil is regarded as the best natural elixir owing to its countless benefits.
People these days are more aware about the importance of natural and organic products than their previous generations. Everybody is following the trend of going green and purchasing natural products due to their guaranteed long lasting results. Natural Shampoos have become quite a rage across the globe owing to their countless benefits.
Thursday, 14 January 2016
In order to have a soft and blemish free skin, most of us try a variety of skin care products available in the market. Many people these days are also realizing the importance of body detoxification and going for various kind of healthy diets to clean themselves from inside. However, a crucial thing that most folks fail to notice is that our skin is a very good absorbent. It can absorb chemicals and toxins, present in the cosmetic products that we use on daily basis.
Are you also obsessed and fascinated by the exotic aroma that rises in those hot summers when temperatures are at their zenith and sudden rains come to the rescue! The captivating aroma arises when hot earth comes in contact with the cold rain water drops! The fragrance is so rejuvenating that it will calm your mind and soul. Mitti attar is inspired from the earthy essence that emerges when rain quenches the thirst of earth and now you can experience the essence anytime as it’s available in bottles! Among many exotic and exclusive fragrances, mitti attar holds a special significance, as it is so scintillating that no one can resist it!
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Today, the market is flooded with myriad of perfumes loaded with harmful chemicals. Most of the people prefer using branded perfumes, but regularly using these perfumes might lead to infections or skin irritations. Owing to this homemade perfumes have become quite popular in the recent years as these are safe and also, more personalized. There is a change in people preferences and people are shifting from synthetic to natural perfumes. You can also think of opting for homemade perfumes for the following reasons:
A miraculous and versatile herb that can do wonders to your skin and can eliminate multiple skin problems is, Mint! Mint is popularly known as Pudina, and has numerous medicinal properties, which make it a valuable plant. Mint leaves and its extracts have wide beauty applications and are used to prepare many herbal remedies for skin care, while its captivating, exotic and strong fragrance will significantly reduce the stress level.
Monday, 11 January 2016
It is not only the face that attracts attention but personality as a whole!! As we have stepped into the New Year it is important to take care of your skin and overall wellness with renewed vigor. Let us start by highlighting some beauty trends that will make your new year merrier. Add these beauty tips to your beauty regime for a glowing 2016.
Sunday, 10 January 2016
Nowadays men are as serious regarding skin care as women. And why shouldn’t they be? Men toll equally hard all through the day and their skin also needs a breather. The recent increase of men’s skin care products is testament enough for the growing inclination towards men skincare. It quite evident that when men face skin problems like acne, wrinkles, redness in certain areas and blackheads they are quite serious about treating them too.
Friday, 8 January 2016
Skin care is very essential for women and men both! Not very long back, it was a common perception that men do not pay emphasis on skincare or it is not essential for men to engage in any skincare regimen but this perception is changing rather fast. Men and women have different skin types and so have different skin care requirements, which artificial and chemical infused products cannot cater to. Natural products have a wide array of ingredients that can do wonders to men’s skin. Rough and tough looks do define physical appearance of men, but if supported by well-groomed and healthy skin one will stand apart from the crowd!
Regular skincare is a must as it will keep the skin problems at bay and will keep the skin well-nourished and moisturized. Skin care as essential and relevant for men as women because it adds a lot in defining your personality!
Today’s fast paced life does not allow ample time for following a proper skincare routine. Packed working schedules and approaching deadlines take a lot of toll on our mind and body. The tiredness of mind and body caused due to various reasons such as environmental pollution, relationship issues, work load directly reflects on your face and skin.
Thursday, 7 January 2016
New Year has arrived with brand new beauty tips. In 2016, we are witnessing amazing shifts in beauty trends as compared to the past few years. People are most focused upon sporting a natural look with minimal amount of make-up. More attention is being paid to follow a regular fitness regime in order to have a fit and good looking body. Most of us are also looking for spa solutions in order to detoxify ourselves from inside. In our previous blog we brought some eccentric skincare tips for the year 2016 and this blog the predictions for the year ahead will continue.
Nothing can be better than going for natural products in order to maintain and enhance your health and mental well being. Most of the food products that we consume nowadays come with contamination and lack the requisite nutritional value. The tight work schedules also do not allow us to take out extra time for physical exercise. The only way by which we can ensure our mental and physical well being is by adding some natural and health enhancing products in our daily life.
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
Do you know what best compliments and completes elegance? An exotic fragrance! Exclusive, exquisite and exotic attars are must haves. The aroma of attars will give you a heavenly feeling and will calm your mind and soul. Attars have a long history and have travelled decades of evolution to reach their modern forms and latest versions such as scents, deodorants, perfumes and more. Many ancient civilizations have concrete evidences that show that attars were very commonly used in those times too. Attars are fundamentally aromatic distilled oils that are extracted from herbaceous plants and herbs.
Do not ignore the need of Natural oils as they can give you glowing, unblemished and younger looking skin. Essential oils might have been an ancient invention, but it still holds the old charm and benefits. Diverse skin care and health care applications makes them a preferred choice of skin experts from all across the globe. This 2016 make a resolution for healthy skin and keep up the resolution by adding 5 most essential and amazing oils to your makeup kit to achieve supple and youthful skin.
Read ahead to gather more information about the benefits of essential oils and what makes them so essential!
Tuesday, 5 January 2016
You still not believe that natural perfumes are truly natural? You also have this misconception that like other synthetic perfumes, these natural perfumes also consist of chemicals. Well, in that case why don’t you make your favorite natural perfume at home? This way you can be 100% sure about the ingredients that are going into your favorite fragrance!
Essential oils are extracted from plants, herbs, and flowers. Essential oils support a wide range of therapies and medical treatments for multiple diseases, which adds more to their worth. These natural oils contain various significant minerals, vitamins and substantial medicinal properties that offer best beauty treatment and heal various ailments. Some commonly used and widely popular oils are Jojoba, Rose, Lavender, Sandalwood, Sandal Rose and more. Essential oils are concentrated and processed without chemicals, which is why it is important that one must consume them after taking expert’s advice and use them in the quantity recommended by experts.
Monday, 4 January 2016
Gone are the days when people used to apply expensive moisturizers or creams on their face to for obtaining that perfect, blemish-free skin. These expensive cosmetic products have been replaced by the essential oils which are trending these days. This popularity is not only because of the enchanting fragrance of these oils but also because these oils are rich in fatty acids which strengthen your skin barrier. Essential Oils advance skin elasticity, preventing skin breakdowns and also balance the skin’s pH level. Not only this, essential oils are also rich in a variety of vitamins, minerals and active antioxidant.
Sunday, 3 January 2016
Migraine is extremely common nowadays. Many people suffer from problems like headache, stress and anxiety on daily basis. Fortunately, essential oil remedy treatments can assist in alleviating migraine pain and other headaches. Today, we are going to discuss top three essential oils for treating migraine.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint is known for its cooling and soothing properties. It works amazingly to ease stress related headaches. The fragrance of this versatile essential oil uplifts the mood. The Peppermint essential oil soothes the mind significantly whenever a migraine attack creeps up.
Saturday, 2 January 2016
Therapy and healing through fragrance is an ancient science. Several ancient civilizations such as Chinese civilization, Egyptian civilization, Arabian and Persian civilization relied upon healing through fragrance and scents of various flowers and plants with medicinal properties. Nowadays, healing and mind regeneration through fragrances is commonly known as Aromatherapy. This technique is slowly gaining popularity due to its effective and long lasting effects. In this blog, we are going to tell you about 5 essential oils that are highly recommended for a soothing Aromatherapy session.
Friday, 1 January 2016
Having a beautiful, blemish-free skin is not only important from the beauty perspective but helps in augmenting your confidence level too. When you have a skin that glows from outside, you will pretty much be feeling good from inside too. Many cosmetic products and synthetic fragrances are available in the market to enhance your skin and keep you smelling good but these artificially synthesized products may not be ideal for your skin as they may pose certain side effects.