Do not let the polar vortex get the better of you as temperatures plunge below zero. We totally understand what your health and beauty concerns could be and we are here to help you glide through these freezing months. Your annual winter wellness guide is here! Harsh winters can cause an imbalance of melanin inFebruary, 05 2019
Everyone knows someone who has an enviable metabolic rate. So they eat, and it doesn’t even show! Metabolism is the rate at which calories we consume, are broken down to produce energy that fuels all our life processes including breathing, heart rate among others. In other words, quicker the metabolic rate, easier is the absorptionJanuary, 17 2019
Winter marks a shift in the amount of daylight available to us which creates an imbalance of melanin in our body. Longer nights slows down the nature, the skin dries up and a general sense of fatigue sets in. Not just the skin, but for a lot of people, their sinuses and joints begin toJanuary, 14 2019
According to the ancient healing system of Ayurveda, problems of the scalp arise from an imbalance in Kapha and Vata, two of the three Ayurvedic humors or Doshas in Sanskrit. While Kapha brings the quality of softness, nourishment, fluidity and stickiness, Vata is more about qualities like roughness, dryness, air and movement. When these doshasJanuary, 07 2019
Psoriasis is an auto immune skin disease where the skin cells grow faster than it ordinarily should, which is about 27 days. One of Psoriasis’ biggest enemies is dryness and dry weather when it results into scaling and peeling of the skin’s outer layers of the skin. The itching could cause redness and wounds inDecember, 14 2018
An essential part of skin care is to make sure your skin pores are clean and healthy and unclogged from the oils, pollutants, kilos of makeup and dead skin cells that settle on it and stretch it out enough that they start becoming noticeable. Clogged skin pores over time leads to blackheads, whiteheads or acne.November, 21 2018
Come Thanksgiving and all the diet plans go for a toss, as you sit around the table with family and friends to gorge on all the delicious and painstakingly cooked food on the table, granted the meals far exceed your daily calorie intake. But you can break a few rules. It’s Thanksgiving after all! HereNovember, 16 2018
As the winter sets in, it brings along with it winter dryness, itchy and rough skin, and stiff muscles and joints. Winter, according to Ayurveda, is the time dominated by Pitta Prakopakala that is a time when the Pitta dosha or the fire element in the nature is vitiated. When not managed properly, the imbalances can lead to digestiveNovember, 10 2018
Intensity is the word we are looking for when it comes to describing the Pitta Dosha. Pitta is the agency of transformation and controls the digestion and metabolism functions. It is one of the three Doshas or bio energies in our body that regulate all natural processes in the creation. They function as a combination ofNovember, 01 2018
The biggest victims of dry winter are your lips. That is for two reasons- the skin on your lips happens to be far more sensitive than the rest and secondly, unlike your skin, your lips do not have sweat glands, which opens it up for drying and discoloration more quickly, if you do not takeOctober, 26 2018
This golden yellow oily liquid sitting in a jar on the kitchen shelf is a storehouse of health benefits, for your hair, skin, body and internal organs, especially digestion apart from the nice heady smell that wafts through the kitchen when you uncork the jar. It is near perfect remedy for those with vitiated VataOctober, 18 2018
The natural quality of your skin reflects the health of your liver. A stressed liver will show up on your skin as itchy red acne and flare-ups on your skin. One organ that is directly affected from the kind of lifestyle we lead, our food habits and circadian rhythm is the liver which works asSeptember, 30 2018
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