Not only is ghee a super food, it is also a skin care and hair care agent. Ghee has been used for managing and beautifying hair since time immemorial in India. It has a place of pride in Ayurvedic treatments, and is widely considered a miracle ingredient. Ghee for hair care Ghee is a very

We all know how effective banana is and we generally throw its peel in the dustbin but you’ll be surprised to know that Banana peel is one such rare-gem-like treatments. Here is a list of the 5 different ways you can use banana peel to get rid of acne. Rub banana peel Wash your face

If you are the kind who likes all natural, paraben-free skin care products, you might want to try Plum’s Hello Aloe Caring Day Moisturizer. Plum is India’s one and only online beauty company. It does not retail its products in brick-and-mortar stores. You will have to place an order on its website, The company

The use of beauty oils in India dates back to several millennia. References to beauty-enhancing oils can be found in ancient Ayurvedic texts that describe in detail how royals and elites used skin oils as part of their daily beauty rituals. Precious herbs such as saffron, manjistha (Indian madder) and lodhra (lodh) infused in a

Most of you must be taking basic care of your skin. You know, the cleansing, toning and moisturizing routine. While that might be good enough when you are very young, by the time you step out of your twenties, you need to have a specialized skin care routine. You cannot just slap on any cream

Charcoal purifying face masks are not that big in India, but they are all the rage in the West. However, they are available, especially online. A charcoal mask is all about unclogging your pores and cleaning out environmental pollutants, oil, and dirt from the skin. Charcoal is especially good for people with acne and blackheads

How many of you have heard about Plum, India’s one and only online beauty brand? Don’t know anything about it? No issues, after all, it is a new company. Plum offers an exclusive range of beauty and skin care products, but you will not find them in retail outlets. You will have to order the

Finally, we have a face cream that does not sing paeans to fairness! Homegrown personal care company, Vini Cosmetics, which manufactures Fogg deodorants, has launched Pretty 24, a face cream that debunks the fair-is-beautiful myth. Pretty 24 seeks to dispel the notion that you can become fair by using fairness creams. The fact is that

So you enjoyed partying on Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year. Great, but how is your skin faring? In all probability, not too well. Winter does tend to dull the skin, and the party season makes things worse. Other than dullness, other issues like griminess and flakiness also crop up with irritating regularity. Thankfully,

The New Year is here, and many of you will have made New Year resolutions (if only to break them!). But there’s a resolution you can really keep – taking care of your skin. Here are some easy tips to help you keep your New Year promise. Stick to them and you will have healthy,