Skin Care

5 Reasons to Use a Hand Cream

Just like we never skip the moisturiser after washing our face, we should never forget to do the same for our hands! Given that we use them to do most of our tasks, here are 5 reasons to start using a hand cream. 1 Our hands age faster The skin on the top of our hands has fewer sebaceous glands and hence dries faster. Moreover, they are often over-exposed to several environmental stressors including the sun, water, dryness, pollution, etc. These factors cause them to develop early signs of aging such as pigmentation, wrinkles, and thinning of the skin. 2...

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5 Ways to Use Cucumber for your Summer Skin Care Routine

Cucumber is a boon for your skin care needs especially during summers. Filled with essential nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it is suitable for all skin types. You can use it to- 1 Hydrate your skin Constant exposure to the scorching heat, sun and pollution takes a toll on your skin and makes it lose moisture during summers. To make up for it, the skin starts producing excess oil or sebum. The hydrating properties in Cucumber can help your skin restore hydration and rejuvenate at the same time. 2 Reduce Sun Damage Cucumber also heals the damages caused...

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4 Natural Ways to Remove Acne Scars

Nobody likes unwanted acne breakouts and the scars which they leave behind are even more bothersome. However, they do not have to be permanent given the numerous homemade solutions at our disposal. 1 Apple Cider Vinegar Did you know that the inflammatory properties and acids in Apple cider vinegar reduce the appearance of scars by promoting cell regeneration?  Here’s what you can do. 1. Mix 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with 2 tablespoons of water2. Gently apply the mixture to the scars using a cotton ball  3. Leave it for 5-10 minutes, then rinse off with cool water4. Repeat once...

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5-Step Night-time Summer Skin Care Routine

Did you know that regeneration is crucial to your skin’s recovery from daytime damage especially during summers? Constant exposure to harmful environmental elements such as UV radiation, pollution, dirt, and free radicals eventually results in skin damage and accelerates the process of aging. What you need is a regular night care regime to help your skin rejuvenate and restore its natural radiance. 1 Cleanse Always begin by clearing away all traces of makeup and dirt from your face with a cleansing lotion or Coconut Oil. This allows your skin to breathe and unclogs facial pores that otherwise lead to breakouts. Look...

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The Surprising Benefits of Banana Peel for Skin

Ever thought of using the peels from your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, for your daily beauty routine? For example, you would not want to throw away banana peels if you knew what they could do for your skin. Banana peel has high amounts of essential nutrients and makes for a versatile addition to one’s skin care routine. You can use it to -   1 Treat Acne and Sun Damage The vitamin C and anti-inflammatory properties in Banana Peel can treat acne and various damages caused by prolonged exposure to the sun. Here is what you need to...

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