Beauty For Dry Skin

Take one tablespoon olive oil and mix with two tablespoons of fresh cream. Leave it on the face for 10 minutes. Remove with cotton wool pads soaked in warm water. To one tablespoon honey, add 15 drops of orange juice, one tablespoon fuller’s earth and one tablespoon rose water. Mix well and apply on face….

Unmask Your Spirit

ONE of the oldest forms of beauty treatments is the application of masks for the face and body. History is full of instances of women making use of various natural and organic substances to preserve the youth and beauty of their skin and hair. Masks have a most stimulating effect, improving blood circulation, toning the…

Crusty Potato

Ingredients:- 4 parboiled potatoes 1tbsp crushed garlic 1 tbsp crushed ginger 2 tbsp tomato sauce 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp chilli sauce 100 gm grated paneer 1 tsp oil 1 onion finely chopped (optional) Salt to taste Method Cut each potato lengthwise into 2 halves. Carefully scoop out the centre portion. Heat oil in…

LEGUME PLATTER WITH SESAME POND

Ingredients: ½ cup Bengal gram ½ cup dried peas ½ cup black gram ½ cup whole moong dal A few curry leaves 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 chopped fine green chillies Turmeric powder (optional) 1 tsp mustard oil Salt to tatse FOR SESAME DIP: (Add the following ingredients and chill) 1 cup beaten yoghurt 1…

Coconut Mango Salad

Ingredients: 1cup grated raw mango and ripe mango 1 cup grated fresh coconut 2sliced fine green chillies 1 tsp red chilli flakes 1 tbsp fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp tamarind paste/lime juice Salt to taste Method: Mix together all the ingredients. Serve cold.

CLASSIC TWIST

Carrot Idlis Ingredients: 2cups soaked and ground to paste split moong dal 1cup grated carrot ½ cup coarsely ground fresh green peas 1tsp green chilli paste ½ tsp eno fruit salt 2tbsp oil Salt to taste Method: Combine dal paste, carrot, peas and salt. Blend well and keep aside for an hour. Mix in fruit…

GOODNESS ON THE PLATE

  Every food twist brings truck loads of internal satisfaction, richness in taste, and health goodness on your plate besides giving a tremendous aesthetic value. You can make umpteen of them with some twist. Be it an accompaniment to your main course, a side dish or an evening healthy snack, a simple twist in the…

Skin Rejuvenation :

  DERMATOLOGISTS and cosmetologists agree that the skin that has been properly cared for, stays youthful for a longer time. The converse is also true. Neglected skins develop the symptoms of ageing prematurely the youth of the skin. Today, cosmetology techniques offer corrective techniques, in the form of external care, after ageing changes have appeared…

Beauty from the Kitchen Shelf

EGGS: Give yourself an egg face lift. Beat a raw egg and apply it as a mask on the face and neck. Lie down and relax for 20minutes and then rinse off with water. Eggs helps to tighten the pores and nourish the skin. They can give you a quick “face lift” after a tiring…

Plants unique benefits

These are some of the plants unique benefits. It is no wonder that plant products are ideal ingredients for cosmetics. Eucalyptus : Also has antiseptic qualities. Soothes, heal and refreshes the skin. Ideal ingredient for skin problems associated with oily skins. Lavender: It is one of the most versatile cosmetic aids. It has several actions…

Guard Your gums

  Gum disease begins when sticky bacteria-laden plaque builds up around the Teeth. Mild gum disease also known as gingivitis, usually improves with brushing and flossing twice a day. Dentist also recommend cleanings twice a year to prevent the bacteria from gaining a foothold. But left untreated this condition can turn into periodontal disease which…