Sunday, 4 October 2015


Try This Festive Season

We are always excited for festive season in India. Trousseau shopping is one of the few things in festive season that excite an Indian woman. Now traditional wear has to strike the right balance between trendy and traditional not in terms of styles and cuts but colour as well.Women are seen making some really experimental, unconventional and exciting choices.
So for all the beautiful ladies, its time to think beyond the traditional color palette of the traditional wear as I bring to you  some of the hot and trendy colors of the season


This color is from the family of red. It is the color of this year.This color lies in the red maroon palette but definitely makes a bold statement. Ladies you should add this color to your trousseau.

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Glamorous, rich,and earthy this is what it stands for. The color itself is sufficient to create a style statement, you can go minimal in terms of embellishments. So let this color do the talking.

Royal Blue

The name itself explains its royalty. The royal blue is one of the colors that will never be out of trend or fashion. For a classic look royal blue is a great choice. Try some exciting colours like gold, maroon, beige to create a royal combination. A blue saree with gotta patti or blue anarkali with gotta patti or royal blue lehenga with golden work will do the trick.

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Gold has been a big hit this year. The color which is used to embellish our traditional wear is one you shouldn't stop yourself  from trying. I suggest you to make a bold statement in head to toe gold and look glamorous.

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 Tangerine color is close to the red pink family of colors, yet so different and vibrant. So, look different and vibrant this season with this tasty tangerine color. It will make you stand out of the crowd. combination of gold and tangerine is unbeatable. One can also add toasted almond color instead of gold to give it a new twist.
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Pastel Greens

Pastels are a rage now and this color will give you an elegant look. It might not be everyone's favourite , but this color will sure make you stand out of the crowd. There are so amny beautiful creations in this color this season, you will definitely be tempted to pick one.
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Toasted Almond

If gold is to shiny for you and you feel shy with it then this mellow color will also succeed in creating an impact that is difficult to ignore. This is the best option in neutral color. It is earthy and its high on the list of organic colors. Must give a try.

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Hope you like these ideas and will give them a try this festive season. If you have any other suggestions please let me know. I will put them in my next post. Please give me your suggestions in comment box. 

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Tips to prevent hair fall

Tips To Prevent Hair Fall

 There is nothing more attractive than head with beautiful hair. Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair.No one wants to loose their hair, it is traumatic. Hair loss affects both men and women. The main causes for hair loss are hormonal imbalances, an under-active thyroid gland, nutritional deficiencies, insufficient blood supply in scalp area,aging, too much stress,excessive smoking, scalp infection, use of chemical enriched products and genes also play a vital role in hair loss.  In my this post I am going to discuss the tips to prevent hair fall.

Eating A Balanced Diet

It is highly important to eat a balanced diet full of nutrition to prevent hair fall. Increase the amount of iron, vitamins and minerals, lots of green vegetables need to be included in your healthy diet to reduce hair fall.

Avoid Junk Food

All unhealthy eating habits and unhealthy lifestyle are also reasons for hair loss. Try to avoid junk food and oily food as far as possible. Increase intake of water in order to remove toxins. Do some daily exercise to increase blood flow to head and scalp to prevent hair loss.

The Chinese Hibiscus

The Chinese hibiscus has many natural properties that can help in treating hair fall. This flower can also be used to cure dandruff, prevent split ends, thicken hair and prevent premature graying. To stop hair fall add 10 Chinese hibiscus flower in two cups of coconut oil. heat the solution until charred. Strain it to collect the oil. Apply this oil on your scalp and hair and leave it overnight. Wash hair in the morning. Do it 3 times a week.

Lime Seeds

Lime seeds and black peeper are also effective in preventing hair loss. Powder the dried lime seeds and add this to fresh grounded pepper powder. Mix this powder with some water to make a smooth paste.  Apply this paste to your scalp and massage it to rejuvenate the scalp. Repeat this process once a week to see hair growth in your scalp.

Oil Massage

Oil massage in the scalp will increase the blood flow in the hair follicles, condition the scalp and improves the strength of hair roots. Massage any hair oil onto your hair and scalp by applying light pressure with your finger tips. Do this at least once a week.  You can use any hair oil.

Castor Oil

This is healthy and nourishing natural oil that is beneficial for promoting fast hair growth. It is enriched in omega 9 amino acids that are good for the health of scalp and follicles. Mix some castor oil with some other oil like coconut oil,olive oil, almond oil to dilute it. You can massage this oil into your scalp and hair for 10 minutes and then leave it for 1 hour. Wash it off with mild shampoo. Do this at least 2 to 3 times a week for best results.

Rosemary Oil

Rosemary oil is one of the best oils to reduce hair loss. It is proved to be very effective for hair growth. Rosemary oil increases the cell division and accelerates the blood circulation. It is the best hair tonic for hair growth. Mix equal proportion of rosemary oil and olive oil and massage your scalp and hair with it. leave it for 20 minutes and then wash it off. You can also take 2 table spoon of shampoo and 2 table spoon of rosemary oil into it.Shampoo your hair with this mixture.

Vitamin E oil

Vitamin E oil helps to increase oxygen in the body and increases the blood circulation in the scalp. Massage your scalp with this oil before going to bed. Wash it with mild shampoo the following day to get silky smooth hair.


Fenugreek, or methi dana is also very effective in treating hair loss. It  enhances hair growth and help  rebuild hair follicles. Soak one cup of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. In morning grind them to make a paste. Apply the paste to your hair. Keep it for 45 minutes. After that rinse your hair. Follow this tip daily in the morning for at least 1 month for the best results.


Garlic has high sulphur content. this is why it is used in traditional hair growth medicines. Crush cloves of garlic and add coconut oil to it. Boil the mixture for few minutes. Let it cool down and then massage it on your scalp. Leave it for half an hour and then wash it with mild shampoo.


Onion is also rich in sulfur content. It helps improve blood circulation to the hair follicles, regenerate hair follicles. Extract the juice of one onion by grating it and then strain it. Apply the onion juice to scalp and leave it for 45 minutes before shampooing your hair. Follow this tip at least 2 to 3 times a week.

Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

Indian gooseberry or amla is very good for hair. It is rich in vitamin C, of which deficiency in the body can cause hair loss. The exfoliating properties present in amla can help maintain a health scalp and promote hair growth. 
Heat coconut oil with dried amla until the color of the oil turns black. Cool this oil mixture and then apply it on your scalp. Massage your scalp with this mixture properly for 10 minutes. Leave it on the scalp for half an hour and then wash it off. Do this once a week for effective results. You can also grade the amla fruit. Mix this amla pulp with lemon juice. Massage your hair with this mixture thoroughly. cover your hair with shower cap. Leave it on overnight and shampoo your hair in the morning.

Honey And Olive Oil

Mix equal amount of honey and olive oil in a bowl. Add a tablespoon of cinnamon powder in to this mixture to make a smooth paste. Apply this mixture to your scalp and hair for at least 30 minutes. And then rinse it. Apply this mixture once a week to see visible results.

Egg White And Curd

Take egg white of two eggs and mix it with 2 table spoons of curd in a bowl. Mix it well and add 1 table spoon of shikakai powder in to it which is easily available in the market. Apply this mixture generously on your scalp and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash it after 30 minutes. Repeat this remedy once a week for effective results.

Neem Leaves

Neem leaves has a lot of medicinal properties. It is also effective in hair loss treatment. Boil handful fresh neem leaves in water until water reduces to half its quantity. Cool this water and wash your scalp and hair with this water. Repeat this process twice a week regularly to prevent hair loss.

Curry Leaves

Remedies for hair growth are incomplete without curry leaves. Curry leaves are most effective herbs for grey hair that also helps in promoting hair growth.
 Make a hair tonic to prevent the hair loss. Take few curry leaves  and some coconut oil in a bowl. when it mixed with curry leaves, It increases hair growth. Boil this mixture until black deposit start forming. After the deposit is formed, let it cool down. Apply this mixture all over your scalp. Keep this mixture for 1 hour and then wash it off with a mild shampoo. Apply this tonic twice a week and you will see results in just few days. This is the best way for healthy hair and hair growth.

Make a hair mask to stop hair loss. Take some curry leaves and make a paste of them. Mix it with curd in a bowl. Apply this pack on your scalp and hair for 30 minutes and wash it off with mild shampoo. Apply this mask once a week to make your hair grow healthy, shiny and bouncy.

Enjoy long, healthy and shiny hair by following these tips. Happy scalp Happy hair

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Tips To Get Rid Of Pimples

Tips To Get Rid Of Pimples

Pimples are small inflammations of the skin. They are oil glands which are infected with bacteria, swell up, and then fill up with pus. Pimples are also known as spots or zits.  Excess sebum secretion by the oil gland is the primary cause behind this problem.It affects the teenagers the most. Though not a critical condition, pimples can make a person feel miserable due to their appearance. 
Many natural and home remedies are effective in treating pimples. In this post I will discuss some of the best tips to get rid of pimples

Lemon Juice

Lemon is rich in vitamin C.Its a citric acid so it helps exfoliate the skin.It is also a natural skin whitener. Lemon juice is the quick way to get rid of pimples. Rinse of any lemon juice from skin before going out in the sun. Be sure to use fresh lemon juice and not bottled juice which has preservatives.
Dip a clean cotton swab in lemon juice and apply it to the pimple. Leave it overnight and wash it in the morning. Lemon juice helps pimples dry up faster.


Toothpaste can also be used to treat pimples quickly. You must use white toothpaste, don't use gel toothpaste.
Apply some white toothpaste on pimple. Leave it overnight and wash it in the morning. You will see a significant result in swelling.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar kills bacteria. Its an astringent, like lemon juice, and will help dry up excess oil.
Mix 1 part of vinegar with 3 parts of water i.e. 1:3 ratio. Wash your face with water and pat dry. Dip  cotton ball into vinegar and apply it to the pimple. Leave on for 10 minutes or overnight. Apply several times a day. Wash your face thoroughly after each time. Apply moisturizer after wards.


Papaya is a natural pimple remedy that removes dead skin cells and excess fat from the surface of the skin, leaving it soft and smooth. Papaya also help in reducing inflammation on skin.
Wash your face with water and pat dry. Apply mashed flesh of the papaya to your skin. Leave it for 10-15 minutes, and then wash it with water.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera   the wonder remedy for a genre of a disease is a good natural remedy. Apply the pulp of the leaves directly to the surface of the pimples. It is anti bacterial and prevents inflammation. 

Baking Soda

Baking soda exfoliates the skin. It reduces Inflammation and it clear up the skin. It is cheap, natural and does not contain any harmful chemicals.
Make a paste of baking soda with warm water. Then apply the paste to your face like a mask. Leave it for an hour, and then rinse it with water. You will be amazed at results.

Egg White

Egg white also make a great home remedy for getting rid of pimples. Take egg white and apply it your face with your fingers. Your skin will glow and begin to tighten. Leave it on your face for up to an hour for best results.

Orange Peel

Orange peel is rich in vitamin C. Its a Citric acid. It also has astringent properties. Pimples caused by bacteria, dead skin cells and extra oil can be treated with an orange peel face mask.
Grind up orange peels in a blender and add a little water to make a paste. Apply it to your face or problem area. Wait for 20-25 minutes. Wash it with water, pat your face dry and apply a good moisturize.


Garlic is a good natural remedy for acne. It has anti bacterial properties. The sulfur in garlic also promotes quick  healing of pimples. Eating one raw garlic clove daily can also help purify your blood. If you can get the juice from the garlic, great, if you can't mashing it up and putting it in some water is fine. Never, ever apply it to your skin without diluting it first.
Mash the garlic clove or get juice extract from it. mix it in 2 tsp of water. apply it on your pimple with the help of a cotton pad. wash it after 15-20 minutes.

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Remedies for Dandruff

Treating Dandruff At Home

Dandruff is a common scalp disorder.It occur due to dry skin,growth of bacteria, fungus on the scalp, irritated oily skin and other such factors. It causes itchiness along with excessive formation of dry skin flakes on the scalp. Although, it is most common among the  adolescent, but it can affect people of any age group. In most cases, the problem of dandruff itself is not very serious but it is embarrassing and irritating indeed. In some cases it can lead to other skin problems such as, pimples, acne, or even worse it can lead to lowered self esteem. Have you ever thought that cause of this  problem may lie in simple things, like our diet, stress, lifestyle etc.Lets first see the reasons for dandruff
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Reasons for Dandruff

Improper Diet

The modern diet is also responsible for dandruff. Now days our diet consist of processed food, fatty and fried food that causes inflammation, which in turn lead to lead to flaking and dandruff. 
Include lots of leafy vegetables and protein rich food in your diet.

Oily skin

Oily skin causes formation of white to yellowish flakes to oily regions of the body such as scalp, eye brows, sides of nose, back and inside of ears.

Excessive Use Of Hair Products

Use of hair sprays, gel, mouse, and other heating elements aggravate the problem of dandruff. You should reduce the use of hair products that contains chemicals.


Excessive stress either emotional or physical lead to dandruff and hair loss. Stress has impact on us both physically and mentally.But try to stick to a routine.

Bad Shampooing

It is always recommended to wash your hair every other day with a mild herbal shampoo because the detergent and chemicals present in common shampoos causes rough and frizzy hair. If you are using a conditioner make sure that you apply it to the length of the hairs and not to the scalp and rinse it thoroughly so that no residue is left in hair.

Treatment For Dandruff

Yogurt And Pepper

Yogurt prevents the scaling of scalp and pepper is anti fungal.The combination of yogurt and pepper is one of the best methods to cure dandruff. Make sure the yogurt and pepper you use is fresh.
Take 2 spoons of pepper and grind it finely. Add this  pepper to 1 cup of yogurt. Mix it completely and apply on the scalp. leave it on the scalp for 1 hour and rinse. Use mild shampoo after that.

Baking Soda

This baking ingredient is of great use when it comes to fighting dandruff. Take a spoonful of baking soda and rub it thoroughly in your wet hair and scalp.Leave it on for a minute and then wash it off. Continue this four times a week for few weeks. the result may take time to appear, but this one is the sure remedy for flakes. 


Mix mehendi, tea liquor,and curd in a glass bowl and add lemon juice to it. keep aside for 8-10 hours or say overnight. Apply it to hair and scalp in the form of a pack. Leave it for 1-2 hours, rinse it of and wash thoroughly with a mild shampoo. Repeat it once a week for best results.


Take a handful of neem leaves and boil them in water for some time. strain the water in a bowl. Let it cool down. Wash hair with this water. this method keeps dandruff at bay. You can also make a thick paste by grinding neem leaves in a food processor and apply this paste to the scalp and wash it with water after 10 minutes.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Mix one part of apple cider vinegar with equal part of water and keep aside. Wash your hair normally and then apply the mixture to wet hair. Massage your scalp thoroughly with this mixture. Leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with water. Repeat it daily for a week and say goodbye to dandruff.

Coconut Oil And Lemon Juice

Mix lemon juice and coconut oil in equal proportion. apply it to scalp and leave it for 20 minutes. Repeat it for 3-4 times a week for effective results.

Methi Pack (Fenugreek)

Soak methi seed in water overnight. Make a paste and apply on scalp and hair and leave it for an hour. Rinse it off and wash hair with mild shampoo methi seeds have anti fungal properties. Repeat this pack 3-4 times a week for effective results.

Home Remedies for Glowing Skin

Home Remedies For Glowing Skin

Everyone wishes to have a glowing and flawless skin. Here I will tell you some easy and useful tips from your kitchen that can do wonders for the skin. These natural remedies can return your lost charm and glow, that too instantly. so don't waste your money and time in salon, just try these tips for instant glowing skin


Take 1 tsp turmeric powder and mix 1 tbsp gram flour and  curd in it. Make a paste and apply it on your skin. Let the mask dry, and then, wash off thoroughly with cold water. this will give you an instant glowing skin. 


For tan removal or to get rid of dark circles apply juice of potato on your skin daily. Take a potato, grade it and rub it on your face and neck and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with cold water after 15 minutes. Try this for sun burns and dark circles. It is very effective.


Take a tomato and rub the tomato pulp on the skin. Rub it all over your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Tomato contains natural bleaching properties, which help in lighten the skin color.Rinse thoroughly with cold water after 15 minutes.

Honey and Lemon

Take one tbsp of lemon juice and one tbsp of honey mix them well until honey dissolve properly. moisten your face and apply it on your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Wash your face with cold water after 20 minutes. It will make your skin glowing and radiant instantly.

Baking Soda

Baking soda helps deal with problems like acne, pimples and spots. Mix 1 tsp of baking soda with 1 tsp of lemon juice to make a paste. Cleanse your face and use the paste to gently exfoliate your skin. Finally rinse your face with lukewarm water and pat it dry with a towel. Follow  this tip two or three times a week.


Cucumbers contain hydrating,and astringent properties which are very good for skin. It repairs damaged skin cells and a fresh glow to the skin. Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices, and rub them thoroughly all over your face. Leave it on overnight and rinse it with lukewarm water in the morning. Do this daily before going to bed.


Mash the banana and mix well the egg white and curd in it. Apply on face and wash after 15 minutes,
Banana is best for glowing skin it gives  the effect of a parlour facial.

Bread crums

Mix bread crums and malai (fresh cream)  and keep it for two minutes, so that bread crums get soften. Apply this face mask for 15 minutes and get a fair and glowing skin.


Prepare the paste of oatmeal, tomato juice and curd, Apply on your face for 20 minutes. After that wash with cold water. It will scrub away the dead skin and the dirt from your face. This face pack will also help you to get fair skin.

Milk cream and Safron

Mix safron in the milk cream and leave it overnight. In the morning blend the cream with fingers and apply it on your face. The above home remedy will lighten the skin tone and give a very healthy glow to your skin naturally.