December 31, 2006

Best of the year 2006

A collection of posts which you liked and some which I wish you had liked… Skin care Oily skin , Normal skin , Combination skin ...






December 29, 2006

Postage stamps as nail-art?

Did you know that you could use postage stamps in a unique way to decorate your finger nails? Here are the pictures from a Swiss-German si...




December 28, 2006

Sleep deprivation-Consequences

A good night’s sleep will leave us fresh and ready to face the world. Sleep plays an important role in conserving the energy levels and ref...




December 27, 2006

Does a woman’s skin age faster than a man’s?

There is bad news for beauty conscious women who are desirous of preserving their youthful charm and would like to have a taut and firm skin...




December 26, 2006

Laser Eye Surgery – Weighing Up The Pros And Cons

Poor eye sight is something which afflicts most people at some point in their lives. While for some people this means nothing more than wear...




December 25, 2006

Home Remedies for tonsillitis

Though tonsils provide local immunity to the oral cavity by devouring the bacteria that make their way to the body through the throat, they...




December 24, 2006

Home-made face packs for wrinkles

To counteract wrinkles and excessive dryness , apply these face packs- they will keep your skin supple and smooth. 1) Mash a ripe banana , m...




December 22, 2006

Winter lip care

Dry chapped lips are a common problem in winter. Some of these tips may help: * Apply Vaseline or butter on your lips as many times as poss...




December 21, 2006

Strengthening weak nails

Nails which are brittle and break easily can be very irksome, as it takes months together to make them grow to a reasonable size again. Un...




December 20, 2006

Tulsi (Basil) to cure skin problems

Tulsi (Basil is revered by the Hindus as a holy herb. This belief is not entirely due to any dogmatic religious conviction, but rests upon s...




December 19, 2006

Multani Mitti (Fuller’s earth) cleansing mask

Multani mitti or Fuller’s earth makes an excellent cleansing mask, and possesses highly absorbent qualities. It is rich in minerals and w...




December 18, 2006

Beauty on a Budget

This article from “ The Beauty Newsletter ” is all about how you can manage to get a classy look by making use of the products that you alre...




December 17, 2006

Pavanamuktasana (lumbar stretch)- the yogic posture

With the kind of lifestyle that we lead, back pain is very common nowadays. Pavanamuktasana is an excellent yogic posture which improves mus...




December 16, 2006

Coloring your hair-remember these points

If you want to color your hair then remember these points: First coloring should be done by expert hands. Consult a beautician about the co...




December 14, 2006

Medicinal/Cosmetic uses of Rosemary

Rosemary is an attractive evergreen shrub with pine needle-like leaves. There are different species of this evergreen shrub. The differences...




December 13, 2006

Home remedies for hoarse voice (laryngitis)

Hoarse voice (laryngitis) is the term used to denote the inflammatory condition of the larynx- the voice box. In Ayurveda this is called ‘...




December 12, 2006

Skin care in the 40s

Today women in their 40s feel much younger and vibrant than their earlier generation. The 40s today reflects the age when women are in their...




December 11, 2006

Teeth whitening remedies

Teeth could be naturally dark or could be discolored by repeated exposure to beverages like tea, coffee or red wine, smoking and also medica...




December 10, 2006

Vaseline makes eyelashes grow longer and thicker

Vaseline a.k.a. petroleum jelly is the oldest and the most popular cosmetic product used all over the world. Its versatility can be reco...




December 9, 2006

Home-made cleansing milk, astringent and toner

Home-made cleansing milk Ingredients: 1 tsp yeast 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon carrot juice ½ tsp curds 1 tsp orange juice 1 tsp oliv...




December 8, 2006

Know your fragrance

Fragrance is an essential feature of your grooming. A mind-boggling range of perfumes has hit the market, so take time in choosing the perfu...




December 7, 2006

Develop a positive attitude

A positive attitude or outlook on life can lead to positive behavior and success. A person with a positive behavior draws others’ like a ma...




December 6, 2006

Cleaning your hands

You may be washing your hands at odd moments during the day, whenever they are dirty or you may be applying soap on them and washing them d...




December 5, 2006

Eye make-up

Use eye make-up to emphasize the eyes. The type of eye make-up varies depending upon the occasion, the time of the day (whether daytime or n...




December 4, 2006

Kapalabhati Pranayam

‘Kapalabhati’ Pranayam breathing exercise is an excellent way of maintaining good health and fighting diseases. ‘Kapala’ means ‘skull’ (an...




December 3, 2006

Home remedies with cumin seeds (jeera)

Popularly known as jeera in most Indian languages, cumin seeds are one of the most common ingredients in Indian cuisine. The sweetened ver...




December 2, 2006

Home-made henna (mehendi) hair dye

Does that premature gray in your hair embarrass you to no end? Has the natural process of ageing made your hair turn gray, with those first...




December 1, 2006

Fix torn nails at home

The most useful techniques for fixing torn or split nails quickly are by gluing and patching and you can do this at home. Gluing Place torn...




November 30, 2006

Count to 10 to control anger

Which is the oldest and most recurrent advice offered when you are angry? Obviously the answer would be - Count to 10, before you speak. Si...




November 29, 2006

Applying Blusher

A blush highlights the cheekbones and lifts up the face in no time. But to use it on a regular basis or not is up to you. The kind of profe...




November 28, 2006

Keep backaches away with these tips

The muscles of the back support it much like a tent pole that is supported by ropes. Any slackening in the ropes and the pole tilts. Our li...




November 27, 2006

Handbag as an accessory

The Handbag is undoubtedly the most important accessory for a working woman. A lot of things have to be considered for the correct choice ...




November 26, 2006

Orange for health and beauty

An orange is one of the most common citrus fruits liked by one and all. It is widely grown in warmer climates, and distributed worldwide. T...




November 23, 2006

Yogasanas – some points to remember

Asanas are certain (yogic) body postures which bring stability of body and mind. The body should be firm, yet relaxed without experiencing...




November 22, 2006

Powder and blusher

Powder: Once you have finished applying and blending the foundation and concealer, you can now apply powder . Use a good compact or tran...




November 21, 2006

Instant remedy for a dull face and unsightly nose

Dull face Sometimes our face simply refuses to brighten up or even to look clean. It is caused by dead skin cells clinging to the skin sur...




November 20, 2006

Skin care in the 30s

A woman stepping into the 30’s can look vibrant, radiant and as youthful as she was in her 20’s, particularly if she has pampered her skin ...




November 19, 2006

BMI (Body Mass Index)

Weight is the keyword in health care . If you are in control of your weight, then you are in control of your life. So know your BMI and con...




November 18, 2006

Hair loss-a herbal remedy and herbal hair oil

Hair-loss- a useful remedy If you are losing hair excessively on your scalp then try out this remedy. Ingredients: Brahmi(Asiatic pennyw...




November 17, 2006

Home remedies for tooth aches

What to do when your tooth aches? Besides analgesics what helps? Grandma and naturopaths recommend: 1) Tulsi (basil) leaves ground with a ...




November 16, 2006

Walking, skipping and breathing exercises

Walking: It is the easiest exercise. The act of walking combines the exercise and the actual striking of feet on a hard surface promotes th...




November 15, 2006

French manicure

A French manicure is one of the best and most versatile looks your nails can carry off. It is clean, sophisticated, looks natural and goes ...




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