I am not too fond of summers. The heat and perspiration give me acne breakouts that are painful and often leave behind ugly blemishes. Now, I use Cetaphil face wash religiously. It has worked wonders for my skin. But, when it comes to using face packs and face masks, I like to whip them up in my kitchen with natural ingredients.
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.
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.
With festivities and celebrations being at its peak, MoMo Café at Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon brings forth Awadhi food festival in a lovingly platter. The festival offers some of the most regal delicacies that will take you to a gastronomical journey back in time.
Dermatologist and laser surgeon, Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj is the founder and CEO of her own initiative, The Skin & Hair Clinic at D-306, Defence Colony, New Delhi.