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.
With the onset of winter, comfort food comes to mind; and what’s better than a bowl full of creamy pumpkin soup with a dollop of butter on top. I also love dunking crispy garlic bread in my soulful bowl. This soup is packed with goodness of health and is very easy to make. It takes about 20 minutes to cook.
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.
A good homemade face pack can be a quick mood enhancer on rather dull weekends. With the onset of winter months, I bring to you simple and super-effective home remedies for soft, supple and radiant skin. Try making these very basic face-masks and apply twice or thrice a week for visible results.