Kandaghat – travel journal by Vernika Awal

Kandaghat

Kandaghat

Imagine waking up in the morning to a steaming cup of coffee, at a place surrounded by lush green hills, chirping birds and a nip in the air. Wouldn’t it be an ideal setup for all of us who’re craving for simplicity in the hectic urban lives that we lead? Well, you know you deserve a break like this once in a while. So head to the hills and breathe in some freshness into that exhausted body!

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Homemade moisturizer for winters

Photo Credit: www.doterraeveryday.com

Photo Credit: www.doterraeveryday.com

I love moisturizing my skin all throughout the year. However, winter months are special, because I love making homemade moisturizers during this time of the year. Today I am going to share one of my favourite winter moisturizers that is not only super easy to make but is very beneficial for the skin too—I like to call it my ‘skin food’ for frosty months.

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How I cured menstrual cramps

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Photo Credit: blog.pslove.co

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.

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Natural Ways to Remove Blackheads

 

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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!

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Mascara Guide for Your Eyes

Look created by Sonic Sarwate, Global Senior Artist, M.A.C India

Look created by Sonic Sarwate, Global Senior Artist, M.A.C India

Mascara can make or break any makeup look; too little or too much is not acceptable—you need to apply just the right amount to nail the look! I have made many mascara-mistakes when I started putting on makeup about 4 years back. After much trial and error sessions, I have finally got the basics right. So here’s a list of beauty tips that will help you create strikingly beautiful lashes.

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