For me, winter is all about cozying up, comforting hot beverages, barbeque parties on the rooftop, sitting by the fireplace and of course, soaking in the magic of festive celebrations. Winter really does feel blissfully beautiful unless the flu gets the better of you! I am perpetually sneezing and coughing during winter months but over the last few years, I got introduced to various kinds of herbal teas that are not only great for your body and immune system but also, are great agents of detoxification and healing. So let me show you my three best friends for winter months.
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.
Our face is sensitive and it demands undivided attention during winter months. With cold winds brushing against our skin and sweeping away moisture, it is very essential to stay hydrated and rejuvenated to retain radiance. To keep your skin hydrated through the dry weather, opt for facials with ingredients that provide moisturizing properties. Aloe Vera mixed with honey is a great combination that works wonders on the skin, especially in winters.
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!