Rose water is a common face toner used by millions across the globe. However, there is much more to roses that can be explored in the realm of beauty and skincare world. Rose petals are known for being effective skin-treating ingredient; they have abundance of antioxidants that help in unleashing clear, glowing skin. Even oil extracted from rose petals can be used in various ways to get many beauty benefits. Also, rose petals are rich in anti-bacterial properties, Vitamin K, C and B. Here are two of my favourite face masks made with rose petals.
It’s been 15 years since I got my first period; amidst this long span of time, my body has changed in many ways and so has my lifestyle—I have put on weight (almost 20 kilos more), I have a sedentary lifestyle, exercising is once-in-a-blue-moon kind of affair, I don’t have a fixed eating schedule, I often skip meals, I drink too much coffee (almost 3 to 4 cups a day), I live in one of the most polluted cities of India (New Delhi) and the list is too darn long… However, in the middle of all these life-modifications, one thing that has been a constant for me ever since my first period is – unbearable cramp. My mother tried homeopathy on me for a while when I was younger, it didn’t really work wonders for me.
We all know, sugar is bad for health; but, it is a magical ingredient for buttery soft skin. Did you know that? I often make this simple homemade sugar scrub for exfoliation. It’s easy to make, simple to store, supremely effective and can be used as both facial and body scrub.
I love trying out varied homemade face masks; especially because they are such a healthy alternative to chemical-induced cosmetic products. Plus, they are super effective and easy to make. Here are a few simple homemade face packs that I have tried over the years for instantly glowing skin.
Blackheads are blocked pores in the skin and they mainly occur to people with oily skin. Nobody likes painfully daunting ways to remove blackheads. So I have compiled a list of easy, effective homemade remedies that will help you get rid of these tiny, black dots off your skin. I have tried them out and they did help me bid adieu to blackheads for good!