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5 drinks to give you a glowing skin

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Moringa Tea:

Moringa is bursting with nutrients like calcium, vitamin A, B, C, D, E; minerals like copper, iron, zinc, magnesium, silica and manganese. It has moisturizing and nourishing properties as well as cleansing properties that aid in flushing out toxins from the body. Moringa leaves also contain Sulphur which is considered a key ingredient for collagen and keratin.

The unsung skincare ingredient is also packed with an impressive amount of vitamin E, which makes it perfect for dry flaky skin, external pollutants. Need we say more, we think not. Say hello to health, dewy skin with Moringa.

Green Tea:

The natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory ingredients in greem tea have the potential for fighting off a variety of skin disorders. Antioxidants in green tea slow down time, at least in skin years whereas the catechin EGCG is especially beneficial in reactivating dying skin cells. Moreover, the tannins found in green tea can shrink your pores and reduce your sebum production resulting in deacreased oil production and hence clearer, acne-free skin. When applied tropically, green tea is known to bring down eye puffiness and dark circles, give skin a healthy glow, act as a skin toner and a face scrub.

Apple cider vinegar:

Brace yourself because we are about to beauty-crush on ACV real hard. Mixing a tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar in warm water helps in easing digestive ailments, accelerating weight loss, slowing down the aging process, balancing the PH level of the body and skin, fighting against free radical damage, healthy detoxification of the liver and other organs and much much more! One drink literally fixes your entire body AND if this wasn’t enough it acts as a toner when applied tropically. We are thinking of renaming ACV to magic potion for healthy dewy skin!

Beetroot juice:

Beetroot is also known as crimson blessing for skin and hair. Packed with the goodness of Vitamin C and A, Calcium, Iron, beetroot juice helps in fighting a number of problems, which once fixed, lead to healthy, beautiful skin. Beetroot juice is known to slow down signs of aging,reduce pigmentation and blemishes, improve liver function, boost hemoglobin level, detoxify, moisturize dry skin and give it an overall dewy glow.

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Age is just a number: Tips for women with mature skin

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Don’t let fine lines, wrinkles, age spots and crow’s feet dull your shine. We’ve outlined the five basic changes you need to make in your life today for healthy, youthful looking skin.

Use an egg white mask

Egg white is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, and zinc, making it a tried and tested anti-aging beauty trick. It is known to tighten the pores leaving your skin firm and smooth. Take a teaspoon of honey and one raw egg (just the white – no yolk), and mix it till you have a smooth and consistent texture. Spread this mask onto your face and neck and relax for fifteen minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat your skin dry with a clean towel.

Invest in a good anti-aging day cream

After the age of 25, your skin needs a bit more TLC. Invest in a good day moisturizer with anti-aging properties. Try Pond’s Age Miracle for a hydration boost and to prevent fine lines and wrinkles before time.

Use a cream blush and highlighter

Nothing says youthful glow than a flush across the cheeks and that lit-from-within glow. When you go makeup shopping and take your time to pick what really suits your skin. Mature skin loses its elasticity so it’s best to pick cream blush or strobe cream to prevent a dry and cakey appearance.

Keep these tips in mind when going on your next beauty haul and thank us later.

Massage your face

A nighttime skin regimen may seem trivial but the results will work wonders in the long run. Use a cleanser or oil and massage your face upwards to tighten loose skin and give your face a lifted look. Massaging helps exercise your face muscles and stops them from drooping. Make sure your cleanser or oil has a good dose of Vitamin C so that you can also boost collagen production while you massage your face.

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Summer skincare regime in under Rs. 1,000

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  1. Cleanse regularly

With sunny season going SPARTA on our skin it is necessary to have a facewash in your beauty regime that only removes oil from your face but also gives deep cleansing to your pores. Our two favourite this season are Pond’s White Beauty Facewash for everyday use and Pond’s Pure White with Activated Charcoal for that deep cleaning people with trouble skin really need on a regular basis.

 

  1. Moisturise your hair

You’d be surprised just how much cotton pillowcases and air-conditioning damages your hair. If you’re on a budget, choose a shampoo that not only cleanses your scalp, but also provides moisture to your hair like Dove Nourishing Oil Care Shampoo.

 

  1. Give your body some TLC

Summer is the season when your body needs you the most from inside and out. Perspiration, body odour and open pores can all lead to irritated, angry skin. Toss out drying soaps and go for something more moisturizing and fragrant like Lux Moisturising Soft Touch Bodywash that leaves a subtle, rosey scent on your skin, making you feel like a luxurious queen for hours.

 

  1. Embrace the BB cream life

Nothing irritates your skin more in summers that heavy makeup that is loaded with all sorts of wack stuff that is not all-that-great for your skin. Go easy, breezy and flawless this summer with Fair & Lovely BB Cream that is bursting with the goodness of micro vitamins that improve the overall health of your skin and SPF 15+ that acts as a shield between you and the big blazing yellow guy in the sky.

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