Ingredient Spotlight : Dried Chamomile Flowers For Skin & Hair

chamomile for skin

This month I started a new series called Ingredient Spotlight in which I talk about the benefits of a particular skin/hair care ingredient and how it can be used in your DIY recipes in simple yet effective ways. The first ingredient about which I wrote was Kaolin Clay – the gentlest clay for skin . Today I thought to write about the ingredient I have been using for past 6 months in […]

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Handmade , Natural & Sustainable Skin and Hair Care With Jiva Vrksa

Jiva Vrksa Products Review

I was recently introduced to a brand called Jiva Vrksa . This skincare line is different from the brands I have used till now – the reason I was too attracted towards their products. They promote the concept of ‘ayurvedic skincare’ in true sense by using a combination of traditional skincare recipes handed down through many generations.  Every ingredient that you will find on the list of their products can be […]

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Natural Skincare With That1too.com

Natural Skincare With That1too.com

Let us admit – Shopping is our mood buster. Right? For me , shopping for clothes and food for my skin makes all my worries go away for a while. Skin Food? Yes! That is the term I use for anything I put on on my face Okay, so let’s come back to my shopping. I had an important exam yesterday , which had made my all week go in […]

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Conscious Care For The Hands

take care of dry hands

Our hands age faster than we imagine : I think we all can agree. Everyday our hands are exposed to pollutants more than any other part of our body. Especially in winters our hands face the harsh climate which makes them worn out , dry and dull. We often neglect our hands and pay more attention to our face. But our hands require the special treatment as well. To keep […]

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Stealing My Grandmother’s Beauty Secret – Washing Face with Soap Bars

organic soaps

With the introduction of face washes and face cleansers , bar soaps have gotten a bad rapport in the market. People claim using bar soaps to be drying. I agree with them in saying this that bar soaps steal moisture away from your skin but not all bars are made the same way. Conventional soaps available in the market only contain chemicals which are more harmful for our skin cells […]

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The Best Carrier & Essential Oils You Need For Healthy Hair

oils for hair

I experiment a lot when it comes to taking care of my skin and hair. Since the day I started using 100% organic or natural ingredients for my hair , the quality of my hair started changing a lot for good , especially there is a huge noticeable difference in the texture. My hair had always been thin which is why I used to chop my hair off as soon […]

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The Rad Deets On Hibiscus Flower Powder

DIY hibiscus face mask

I am simply obsessed with using flowers in my skin care. I have been using dried lavender , chamomile , marigold and rose for a long time now in my face masks and facial steams. But hibiscus was new to me. I read hibiscus as an ingredient in a skin care product two-three months back which made me want to try it in my DIYs. After numerous tries , I […]

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DIY Body Butters , Scrubs and Lip Balms

meraki essentials

Today’s post is written by Shubhra Chaturvedi , co-founder , Meraki essentials . Winters are kicking in and all I want to do is curl up and drink some Chamomile Rosehip Tea while reading a Haruki Murakami book. But not everything about winter is fun, your skin and lips cry out for hydration and love – fortunately for me, most of my skin issues are addressed at work. Personally I […]

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