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.
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.
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.