Artisanal Skincare Blog

Benefits of Jojoba Oil

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Jojoba (pronounced ho-ho-ba) Oil is a very versatile oil, extracted from the nut of an indigenous American shrub called Simmondsia chinensis. It is almost waxy in nature and closely resembles sebum produced the human skin glands. It has a slight nutty smell and clear golden color in the raw form. This oil is rich in important vitamins like Vitamin E and B-Complex and also has minerals like Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Iodine and Chromium. It restores the natural balance of the skin and hair by keeping them hydrated always. It is non-sticky, odorless, light, and has a long shelf life. Its...

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Detoxify your body this Summer

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Detoxify your body this Summer

Summer is here with a bang. With the rising heat wave, every part of India is withering under the hot sun. One of the ways you can bring your body back to equilibrium is by including a few simple practices in your life. These easy steps will go a long way in keeping your body cool and protected. There are several ways in which you can detox your body. These include pranayama (breathing exercises), foods that you consumer, stuff that you put on your skin and liquids that go in your system. Here are my top tips to keep it...

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Sandalwood …The wonder wood

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Sandalwood …The wonder wood

Summer is almost here, if not already. Most parts of India are seething in the heat and in this weather; one organ that ends up being the most affected is our skin. Our skin bears the brunt of the harsh sun; resulting in oily skin, open pores, pimples, acne, tan and even a sun burn. Welcome Sandalwood or Chandan as its commonly known in India. This wonder wood, commonly found in south India, is a miracle worker when it comes to skin related issues. Here are some its common benefits Anti-ageing: Sandalwood with its cooling effect helps in shrinking open...

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Homemade Air Freshner

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They have such a good advertising machinery at work. You are so convinced their products are “cleaning” your home, making it “fresh”. But really, these air fresheners in the market are a serious threat to health and environment. Stop using them. Make your own. It is perhaps the cheapest product you can make. Simple. Economical. Quick. Non Toxic. Distilled Water 2 tablespoons Baking Soda 2 to 3 drops of your essential oil Add a few drops of the essential oil to the baking soda. Mix it well. Pour the baking soda into the empty spray bottle and fill it to...

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Cough-Cough: Go AWAY!

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Cough-Cough: Go AWAY!

It’s this season as the doctor said. So it must be the season. All the coughing. All the people. Where ever you go. So here is a little something. Worked wonders – 2 teaspoons before going to bed and in the morning my cough was 85% gone. ¼ teaspoon white pepper ¼ teaspoon ground ginger (sonth) 2 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon water Mix it. Drink it. You may warm it a little. It really irritates the throat as its going down. You may cough more for a few minutes too. Just live with it for...

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