As the monsoon bids adieu and the festive season beckons, it's time to revitalize not just our homes but also our skin and hair. After the humid downpours, it is time to unveil the secrets to achieving that coveted glowing, radiant skin and voluminous, silky smooth hair.
The key lies in embracing the right products, nurturing a dedicated skincare routine, and exercising a pinch of patience. And fret not, it won't dent your wallet! Brace yourself for a skin and hair transformation that'll leave everyone in awe.
Skincare Advice For The Holidays: Establish A Regular Schedule
Cleanse and moisturise
Achieving radiant skin during the festive season involves a tailored skincare routine that emphasizes cleansing and moisturizing. Begin by thoroughly cleansing your face to remove impurities, allowing your skin to breathe. Follow this up with moisturization to maintain a healthy skin barrier.
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Use face serums
Look for face serums that brighten your complexion and counteract the effects of sun exposure and pollution. Saffron, lemon, amla, licorice are some of the excellent natural serum ingredients that help manage wrinkles, acne, dry skin and dullness.
Zuame’s Swarna Radiance Face Serum has anti-aging ingredients like saffron, cow milk, lotus, almond oil etc. It deeply nourishes and hydrates, while also softening fine lines for an improved overall texture.
Exercise every morning
Physical activity boosts blood circulation, delivering oxygen and nutrients to your skin cells, resulting in a natural glow.
Eat nutrient-rich foods
Opt for nutrient-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. These foods provide essential vitamins and minerals that nourish your skin from within.
Ensure you drink ample water throughout the day to maintain skin moisture and elasticity. It helps in preventing dullness and dryness, common concerns during the festive season.
Oiling your hair
Nourish your hair's vitality by treating it to the natural goodness of jojoba and argan oils. Their enriching properties not only promote a healthy scalp but also restore luster and strength to your locks. Avoiding heat styling allows flourish your hair in authentic and vibrant state.
Herbs And Spices Can Save Your Skin And Hair
Cinnamon gives a glowing complexion
Cinnamon is a flavorful addition to treats and drinks, rich in antioxidants that combat skin damage. For a simple antioxidant boost, add half a teaspoon of cinnamon to coffee grounds before brewing.
Garlic for healthy hair
Despite its impact on breath, garlic emerges as a savior for thin hair. Garlic, rich in cysteine—an essential amino acid—nourishes follicles and promotes healthier, thicker hair growth.
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Green tea for sun protection
Green tea boasts rich reserves of catechins, potent for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-aging prowess on the skin. Green green tea application can bolster the epidermis, hasten wound healing, and restrain pigmentation-causing enzymes, translating to reduced sunspots.
Turmeric reduces inflammation
With a legacy spanning millennia in India, turmeric wields remarkable anti-inflammatory advantages due to curcumin, a potent antioxidant it harbors. The topical application of turmeric demonstrates potential in combating melanoma.
Chamomile to calm beard burn
With potent natural anti-inflammatory properties, chamomile alleviates redness, itchiness, and swelling, offering a cortisone-free alternative. Applying the cooled tea bag directly onto irritated facial patches provides immediate relief, harnessing nature's soothing prowess.
DIY Packs For Healthy Skin
Glowy Besan Face Pack
Besan (Gram flour): 2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Yogurt: 1 tablespoon (for oily skin) or Milk cream: 1 tablespoon (for dry skin)
Honey: 1 teaspoon
In a mixing bowl, combine besan, turmeric powder, and your chosen base ingredient (yogurt or milk cream. Blend the mixture well after adding honey. After cleansing your skin, put the paste on the neck and face, excluding the eye area. After 15-20 minutes, gently scrub off the pack using circular motions as you rinse it with lukewarm water.
Besan is a natural exfoliant, removing dead skin cells and unclogging pores. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory and brightening properties. Yogurt/Milk cream provides hydration and nourishment to the skin, leaving it soft and supple, and honey offers natural antibacterial benefits.
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Papaya Face Pack
Ripe papaya (a few chunks), Honey (1 tsp), Lemon juice (1 tsp).
Mash papaya chunks, mix with honey and lemon juice. Apply to face, avoiding eyes. Leave on for 15-20 mins. Rinse with cool water.
Papaya's enzymes exfoliate dead skin, honey moisturizes, and lemon brightens. The pack rejuvenates skin and promotes a healthy glow. If you have any hypersensitivity or delicate skin, perform a patch test.
DIY Packs For Healthy Hair
Fenugreek Hair Mask For Dandruff/Hair Fall.
Fenugreek seeds (2 tbsp), Yogurt (1/2 cup), Lemon juice (1 tbsp).
Soak fenugreek seeds overnight, and blend with yogurt and lemon juice to form a smooth paste. Apply to scalp and hair, massaging gently. Cover with a shower cap for 30-60 mins. Rinse with lukewarm water and shampoo if needed.
Fenugreek seeds are rich in protein, promoting hair strength and growth. Yogurt's probiotics maintain scalp health, while lemon juice's acidity combats dandruff. Massaging enhances blood circulation, delivering nutrients to follicles. Warmth under the cap aids ingredient absorption.
Banana-Almond Nutrient Hair Pack
Ripe banana (1), Almond oil (2 tbsp), Honey (1 tbsp).
Mash the banana, then add almond oil and honey to create a paste. Apply the mixture to your hair, focusing on the roots and working through to the tips. Leave the pack on for 30 minutes before rinsing it with a gentle shampoo.
Bananas provide vitamins for hair health; almond oil nourishes and smoothens, while honey locks in moisture. This hair pack revitalizes dull strands, adds shine, and improves manageability. It is wise to perform a patch test, especially if you have nut allergies.
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This blog has been written by Ms. Sayani Bhattacharjee, a Zuame health and wellness research expert, with deep-rooted knowledge in plant science and biochemistry. Holding degrees in Botany and Biochemistry, her academic interest is in the field of Stem cell research, exploring its regenerative potential. She has written thought provoking articles in diverse fields and her passion lies in researching and using the power of plant science in healthcare.