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Winter skin care essentials- Tackle your dry skin issues the right way!

Brace yourselves, Winter is coming!! It’s almost time for that part of the year wherein you would want to stay cozy, sip on some hot chocolate and watch Netflix. Yes! I am talking about winter. I feel it as a magical season with lots of surprises and happiness. Amidst these magical feels comes one of the major woes, dry skin!! Dry and patchy skin could be a major problem during the winters and often find it difficult to handle them. Don’t you worry, cos there are some of the major winter skin care products which will help in sealing the moisture and keep you hydrated. Here are some Winter Skin Care Essentials- Oils: 1) Argan Oil: Rich in vitamins and anti oxidants. They help in hydrating and softening your hair, face and body. Lakme’s Argan oil lip colour and Radiance Oil-in-creme will keep your lips and face moisturised. The Body shop’s…

Discovering the essence of Japanese beauty

I have been living in Japan for quite some time and have been admiring the beauty of the Japanese women. They have flawless and radiant skin. Wondering what would be the secret to such even toned skin, I interacted and found out that they use very simple techniques. Japanese food culture is one of the best in the world, as it consists lots of proteins and fibre. They are very important in maintaining the skin quality and the essence of Japanese beauty. Among them, rice water and green tea play a very important role in maintaining skin quality. Rice water: The leftover water after rinsing the rice (preferably Japanese or Basmati rice) is not wasted by the Japanese and is preserved for beauty usage. The rice water can be cooled to ice cubes, which you can gently rub on a freshly washed face using a cloth. This gives you instant…

8 Kitchen Items That Can Improve Your Skin And Hair

Skin and hair care routines are things that vary from person to person. Different products affect different people differently. Not only can they be expensive but it is also tedious to find products that suit you well. So what could be better than natural, inexpensive ingredients?  Would it not be great if you could just grab something from your kitchen and look fab? Here are 10 kitchen items that could do wonders to your skin and hair: #1. Olive oil Olive oil is one of the most versatile oil you could find. You could use it as a moisturiser for your face and dry body parts like elbows and knees. Oiling your hair with it will leave it silky and conditioned. For best result, warm equal parts of olive oil, almond oil and coconut oil and apply on your hair. Also, adding a little salt to olive oil would act…