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Simple Steps on how to treat Oily & Acne Prone Skin during Monsoons

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Simple Steps on how to treat Oily & Acne Prone Skin during Monsoons

With the monsoon season hitting hard, it's not the best time for your skin, particularly if you have oily and acne prone skin. Although oil secretion is good for your skin, an  excess leads to many problems, including clogged pores and acne, making it a pain. Here is a skincare regime that you can follow which keep your skin squeaky clean and fresh with zero zits and minimal pores: 1. Use foam free face cleansers: Although you may feel that foam really cleans the skin, but in reality it removes even the "good oils" from your skin, leaving it completely...

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How to Make your own Massage Oil Blend

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How to Make your own Massage Oil Blend

Massage can soothe aches and pains, encourage relaxation, stimulate blood blood, encourage the flow of lymph, reduce tension in the skin, calm and uplift the mind.   Massage is Therapeutic While there are many styles of massage, using an appropriate oil is key. Usually, there are two parts to any massage oil: Carrier Oil and Essential Oil. You can choose a single carrier oil as a base or a combination of 2 or 3 carrier oils. And you can add up to 3 or 4 essential oils, depending on the benefit you want.  Just keep in mind that never use...

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How to make your own Turmeric or Curcumin Powder

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How to make your own Turmeric or Curcumin Powder

How do you make Turmeric or Curcumin Powder at home? 1. Take about a kilogram of raw turmeric roots, scrub and wash them to remove as much mud off them. 2. Put them in a big pan or a rice cooker and fill the vessel with water, about two inches above the top layer. 3. Let this boil for about 45 minutes. 4. Remove and drain. Peel the skin off once they cool down. 5. Grate. I use the manual grater. This is the tiring part. But then I am not losing kilograms myself just like that. 6. Spread the...

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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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