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12 Incredible Benefits of Buttermilk for Hair and Skin: Adding Chaas to Your Beauty Regime

It’s a shame that buttermilk doesn’t get much attention in most other culinary traditions. However, we in India, have devised innumerable ways to make this cooling beverage a dedicated part of our diet. One of the most loved summer drinks of India, buttermilk is an outcome of the separation of butter from milk. It is extremely nutritious, light on the stomach and palate appeasing. While many like savouring a tall glass of chaas on a hot summer afternoon, others don’t budge from experimenting and adding a dash of buttermilk into…

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8 Amazing Benefits of Tea Tree Oil for Your Skin and Hair

“Tea tree oil is a natural wonder,” claims Dr. Reema Arora, Medical Facial Head, Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation, New Delhi. It is an old medicinal plant derivative, also known as Melaleuca. It is derived from an Australian native plant Melaleuca Alternifolia. “It can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions due to its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-microbial and nourishing properties,” says Dr. Ranjan Upadhaya, Max Multi Speciality Centre, Panchsheel Park. Dermatologist Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj says, “It is excellent for combating oiliness and can be used in routine face…

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Yoga for Hair Growth: 6 Effective Poses for Healthy and Strong Hair

Our urban lifestyle is never stress free. There’s just so much happening all the time and we are constantly running around to make ends meet. We already know that it is taking a toll on our body yet we neglect to take care of ourselves. The truth is that stress is the root cause of many problems in our body. Various research studies have pointed out that stress could lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, mental problem and as well as beauty trouble. Take hair fall for instance. Stress…

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12 Amazing Cucumber Juice Benefits for Your Skin, Hair and Overall Health

Ever wanted to find a magical elixir that can improve your overall health and give you that glow you’ve always wanted? Presenting: Cucumber juice. Shilpa Arora (Health Practitioner, Nutritionist and certified Macrobiotic Health Coach) says, “Cucumber juice is packed with nutrients like Vitamin K, Vitamin C, magnesium, phosphorus, riboflavin, B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, iron, silica, calcium and zinc.” That’s perhaps why actress Liv Tyler swears by drinking cucumber juice to keep her skin flawless. Here are 12 reasons you need to start drinking cucumber juice and reap the benefits: 1….

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15 Incredible Benefits of Jeera Water for Your Skin, Hair and Health

Want to lead a healthy lifestyle? “Start your day with a glass full of jeera water”, advises Bangalore-based Nutritionist Dr. Anju Sood. All you need to do is boil a few seeds of jeera (cumin) in water, then allow it to cool and drink it early in the morning on an empty stomach. Jeera water also referred to as ‘Jal jeera’ in Hindi, jeeragam or cumin water can be used as a natural remedy for various health problems and is of great advantage to our bodies. “It is essential to…

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How to Make Your Hair Soft: 5 Natural Ways

Dry, frizzy hair can be one of your worst nightmares. We know how hard it can be to battle brittle hair or even think about stepping out on a bad hair day but not anymore. Regular hair-drying, pollution or over exposure to the sun, these are just some of the reasons that can make your hair dry. Besides this, some people may have naturally dry hair. The first step to bring back your hair’s shine and moisture is to identify the cause and then work to repair the damage.The hair…

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