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CARE FOR YOUR SKIN, NATURALLY

A gentle everyday regime based on skin type is essential to maintain its health Caring for you skin can at times, be both challenging and confusing. With the range of products available in the market, picking and choosing the right and suitable mix for your skin is tougher than it seems. A basic Skin Care regime involves cleansing, toning and moisturising. Choosing the right product, free from harmful chemicals is essential for healthy, balanced and nurtured skin. To begin, with finding a Skin Care routine that works for you, a necessary step if understanding your own skin type. For those...

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The Route to Beauty with Benefits

Every now and then I am asked what I am doing in the business of beauty where 90% of our customers are women and a big portion of our product range is for women too; all the truer for our recently launched Beauty range. I must admit that I did not imagine building a beauty brand when I started my entrepreneurial journey. My desire to contribute to sustainable development through business led me to the farmers practicing organic farming. Located in Uttarakhand, it was natural for them to be growing medicinal herbs along with other food staples. It is common...

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CALM IN THE STORM: WITH HAIR KING HIBISCUS

While the drizzles turn to downpours and the rhythmic rain increases its pace, taking care of yourself can be tougher than usual. You may dance to the tune of monsoon, but it is not just rain that falls this season. Your hair is one of the many casualties of this weather and beautiful singsong. From falling to losing its strength, from dandruff to dampness, the side effects are many. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, the glorious tropical flower, also known as the Kingof Hair Care, comes to the rescue. Called by many names like Japa Pushpa (in Hindi), Dasavala (in Kannada), GolapaPhula (in...

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Hair Comes Monsoon

The drizzles pouring down your window, with the rhythmic rains humming to you, means that the season of bliss is almost here. But not for your hair! While the rains bring much needed relief from the hot summer, they can be a testing time for your hair. The humid weather can take its toll both on the scalp as well as the hair. Not washing can lead it to feel grimy. On the other hand, regular washing with a conventional shampoo can dry out your scalp and hair. It may lead to your hair becoming rough & dull, thus leading...

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Ruins to Roses 2.0

While destruction takes minutes, construction can take months, or even years. Rebuilding something is even harder as one has to overcome the grief and despair of the loss and bring forth fresh energy and enthusiasm. This is one of our learnings from the Ruins to Roses project. The journey to create a garden in place of a ruin has been very challenging but we have good news! This April, during our visit to Uttarakhand, we were able to see the first bloom of roses.Not only were we able to see them but also took part in the collection process. Consuming...

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