Turmeric – The Ultimate Healing Spice

It’s very natural to assume that most people have this specific spice always available in their desi households – that spice being turmeric. We use them in our everyday cooking, as no desi dish is complete without a pinch of turmeric aka ‘haldi‘ in it. Since childhood, we’ve always heard […]

Spring Allergies and Eczema

For some people spring season is all about blossom, buds, green grass, flowers and their splendor. But for many others it’s about coughing, sneezing, having watery eyes, skin rashes and breathing issues. My family comes in the latter category. My husband and I just have the standard symptoms and we […]

COVID-19 – Overall Impact on Skin and Hair

The year 2020 seriously took a toll on minds and bodies all across the globe. The human race was put in a constant state of stress and anxiety. Even in 2021, the hot topic’s still the same – Life with COVID-19. It’s a common knowledge that the main symptoms of […]

Dust Mites Allergy – Common Yet Ignored

Our son’s dermatitis always made us extra cautious, especially when it came to spotting the allergens in the environment. But to our folly, we ignored one extremely common allergen – the dust mites. One day I casually glanced at my bedroom side table and noticed minute white specs all over […]

Skin Soothing Oatmeal Bath

Oats are considered as a “super grain” that are equally good when either consumed orally or applied externally. I’m a huge fan of colloidal oatmeal and use it on regular basis as a skin soothing agent for my eczema prone son. It contains compounds that have anti-inflammatory and moisture-retaining properties […]

Perfumes – Pleasant to Some, Nuisance to Others

According to a famous saying “You’re never fully dressed without a perfume”. And ,I for one, took this quote very seriously, as there was hardly a time where I left my house without wearing a perfume. This interest was instilled in me because of my father; he was a perfume […]