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Grapeseed oil- The Super Skin Food

  Who doesn’t like a glass of fine chardonnay on lazy winter evenings?  Grapes not only make great wine but also possess amazing health benefits, especially for your skin. Well, they are not just amazing looking flavourful berries: they are also loaded with amazing health benefits. They contain antioxidants such as resveratrol, anti-inflammatory properties, vitamin C – a great immunity booster, simple sugars, vitamin A, vitamin B6 etc. Scientific name – Vitis vinifera Family-Vitaceae Grapeseed oil is a lightweight and non-comedogenic (doesn’t clog pores). For this reason, it is a perfect ingredient in serums and moisturizers. It is also known to treat acne, tighten skin, helps diminish dark circles around the eyes, prevents sun-damage, moisturizes and reduces scars, restores collagen and fights...

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Acacia Catechu or Terra Japonica in Skincare: A Natural Astringent

Terra Japonica or Acacia Catechu (Khadira in Sanskrit) is cultivated in the western ranges of the Himalayas. Its leaves and wood are valued in Ayurveda and natural cosmetology for their nourishing and astringent qualities.  What is Acacia Catechu oil? Known locally as the Khair, Khadir, or Kanti, the Acacia Catechu is a medium-sized deciduous tree found largely in India and Myanmar. With almost every part of the tree being useful in some format or the other, the tree is especially beneficial for the health and is known as a remedy for numerous ailments. Acacia catechu oil, extracted from the wood of the tree itself, is slowly growing in popularity due to its wonderful effects on our body. Skincare benefits: Acacia catechu is...

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