Winter Care

Most of us are well aware of what damage the summer sun can do to our skin, but forget the toll winter can take on our face, arms and legs. During Mother Nature’s coldest season, a wintry mixture of low humidity, chilling winds, and freezing temperatures can create epidermal chaos. So don’t let winter get under your skin. Let Fashion ...

Health for Her

Mom’s diet linked to allergy risk in breast-fed baby Woman outlast men during exercise Exercise : Even Late in Pregnancy, seems beneficial Leucorrhea(Sweta Pradara) Menstrual Pain Menopause Female sterility Reduce Weight by Natural Way Diabetes in pregnancy FAQ related to Menopause Why is my period late? Relieve stress while you work Pain during sex – Five common causes Teen Health ...

Pamper your feet

Women’s feet have inspired many poets to pen couplets on them. Popularly called “Lotus feet” a pair of dainty, clean, well shaped feet have indeed been many an owner’s pride and a neighbors envy. There was a time when women were- covered from head to toe. In fact, they wore veils and one could not see their faces. The feet ...

Natural Cleansers

A face care begins with a good wash. Cleansing creams and lotions are used to remove stale make up and dirt. If this is not regularly done, then the pores get clogged leading to numerous skin problems. Here are some easy to make and even easier to use, face cleanser suitable for different types of skin. Chickpea powder and turmeric: ...

Herbs for Beautiful Skin

Lemon: It is great natural bleach and cleanser and can be used to lighten the skin and remove tan. As a hair rinse, it adds bounce and shine to the hair. Tomato: Rubbed raw on the skin, it is very effective in shrinking open pores and toning the skin. Almond: Is an excellent skin nourisher and exfoliate. When powdered and ...

Fresh natural toners for summer

A good toner is a non-alcohol refresher that helps remove the residue of all the previous procedures. It refines the pores and tautens and tones the skin, making it ready for moisturizing treatment. Aftershave is basically a toner. However, because most aftershaves are primarily made of alcohol and perfume, they damage the skin by further drying the skin. Rather than ...

Natural Moisturizers

All types of skin need moisturizer, even those that are oily by nature. Moisturizers protect the skin from the elements by acting as physical barriers. It also protects the skin from invasion by bacteria and keeps makeup out of the pores. Moisturizing action is two fold. It plumps up the outer layers of the skin, making it soft, silky and ...

Natural face pack for beautiful skin

Face packs are softer and more porous types of facemasks. They improve circulation as well as cleanse and tauten the entire face. Because they are soft, they allow the skin to breathe more and are gentler than masks; they can be on longer, even during a full body massage. The face packs discussed here are made of variety of fruits ...

Nails and your health

Time was when perfectly groomed nails meant that you were a member of the idle rich who only used your hands “to sew a fine seam and eat strawberries and cream. “Today your nails tell tales about your personality – whether you are fun loving or no-nonsense, a professional or a pianist, a sophisticated or a student. Nails are Important ...

Become the Dream Bride

Marriage is the fusion of two souls. But it calls for intensive planning and extensive organising ability to bring the souls together to fuse. Prudence lies in trackling one thing at a time at the planning stage. The foremost aspect you need to deal with is beauty and personal grooming. Being the centre of attraction of all onlookers, a bride ...

Homemade scrubs that make your skin glow!

A scrub should be mild enough to be used everyday. Scrubs stimulate circulation and cleanse the pores, preventing blackheads by efficiently removing the dead scaly outermost layer of the skin. It helps bring lustre to your complexion and stimulates new skin growth. Avoid scrubs claimed to be natural that use crushed apricot pits or nutshells, as they are too rough ...

Natural ways to keep your skin healthy and glowing

Ayurveda mentions many simple natural ways to maintain healthy and glowing skin, thousands of years ago. The vital force of the body, which is called Ojas is responsible for glow and luster, is depleted by the modern lifestyle we lead. Lack of proper exercise, pollution, irregular eating habits etc. all contribute towards weakening of our energy. Therefore, using these natural ...

Vaginal Dryness

The discomfort of vaginal dryness is experienced by almost every woman at some point in life. A dry vagina can feel itchy and burning, and can take the joy out of sex. In fact, vaginal dryness is a leading factor in female sexual dysfunction and painful intercourse. Causes of Vaginal Dryness A woman’s vagina naturally produces a clear, relatively odorless ...

Fibroids

An extremely common condition in women, fibroids are benign growths in the uterus. While generally referred to as uterine fibroids, there are actually three different types of uterine fibroid: intramural fibroids; suberosal fibroids, and submucosal fibroids. The different names refer to the various locations these fibroids may be found within the uterus. However, fibroid tumors are not only fund in ...

Pregnancy

The most favorable time to have a baby is when you are between 18 and 35 years old. Your body has completed its own growth and with proper dietary habits is well prepared to nurture a developing baby. Whatever your age, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as you think you might be pregnant. Signs of Pregnancy ...

Hair and Your Health

Hair is a complex and delicate part of your body. Keeping it healthy and beautiful is a challenge. Here’s a guide that will help you do just that . Hair is cylinder of dead tissue. Damaged hair can never be fully restored to its original condition. The main factor in growth of the hair is the kind of cells that ...

Sparkling Teeth

Looking after your teeth is very important. If teeth are cleaned properly it prevents the formation of plague around the gums of teeth. Plague forms easily after food is eaten, and bacteria thrive in it. This starts decay in tooth enamel and encourages inflammation of the gums. Gum diseases are as destructive as tooth decay. The most important thing is ...

Remove Unpleasant Stretch Marks

Stretch marks can be a nuisance and they are not easy to get rid of. If you already have them, keep in mind that it takes time, patience and regular skincare before you can fade stretch marks away. What can you do? If you massage your body regularly with coconut and almond oil, it will keep stretch marks away. Consult ...

Busy Women Need Advanced Skincare

As an urban Indian woman you have many roles- career, family, friends, community being some of them. While a busy and active life can be satisfying and rewarding, it often places a lot of demands on your body, specially your skin. So if you are one of those leading an active life, take special care of yourself, and your skin, so ...

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Are you one of those women for whom having a period is almost torture? There you are getting on quite blissfully with the business of living… and then the big M – menstruation, blights you. And this happens on a regular basis. You rail against the laws of nature that have gifted the ‘curse’ of menses to women. Your head ...