Last weekend, like I mentioned in my previous post, I went to The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa, and I experienced the most amazing SPA therapy. For the very first time in my life, I opted for Shirodhara (also known as the third eye therapy), and I was transported to a different world altogether. I think, I had an astral projection-kinda experience.
Last weekend was all about surprises, celebrations, tranquility and lots of love. I started my Monday morning with a bundle of positive notes. Tomorrow is my birthday, and my beloved husband gave me a wonderful weekend retreat as one of my birthday gifts. He took me to The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa. And dear lord, it was sheer serenity for 48 hours.
In the era of startups, three IIM Calcutta Alumnus have come out with a unique service providing app—StyCity. This app caters to women (mostly) and men; and it offers beauty, wellness, fitness and sports services. They are only functional in Gurgaon for the time being; but, they plan to invade greater territories soon. The founders, Ajay Bansal, Alok Sinha and Abhishek Reddy speak to The Lifestyle Potpourri about what lead them tap this market, and their special Women’s Day plans.
“We conceptualized Stycity sometime back in June last year. We could sense a business opportunity looking at a number of problems and inefficiencies in the way customers (including ourselves) interact with the beauty, fitness, and wellness ecosystem—lack of reliable information about various options (both in terms of services as well as service providers), lack of transparency in pricing, lack of relevant, structured content and knowledge to list a few… Also, despite a few branded chains doing well in these segments, the market today is largely unstructured, and businesses can do well with all the help they can get in terms of not just marketing and showcasing themselves, but also in running their operations in an efficient way (read: capacity utilization, moving away from blind discounting, etc.),” says Alok. Continue Reading
My skin becomes extremely wired during winter months. I generally have oily skin issues but during frosty times, I often get flaky skin; and I hate the feeling. This is where homemade, organic body scrubs come to play an important part in my daily beauty routine. I don’t like letting the cold weather affect how my body feels. Today I will share some simple homemade body scrub recipe that nourishes my skin intensely during winter months.
Last Sunday was all about self-pampering. Great food, sparkling city-lights marking the onset of festivals, fragrance-laden autumn air, a soul-stirring SPA therapy and some comfort food kept us real busy.