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How to Combat Pollution and Dull Skin? Antioxidants are the Answer

Environmental Stress Factors that Impact our Skin Health - Pollution, UV rays and lifestyle factors Living in urban cities and highly polluted areas can affect the quality of your skin to a great extent. Polluted air and UV rays present in the atmosphere produce huge amounts of free radicals which lead to many skin problems like acne, pigmentation, sunburns, inflammation and premature aging. Research states that extrinsic skin aging is driven to a large extent by environmental factors and external stressors such as ultraviolet radiation (UVR), pollution and lifestyle factors which have been shown to stimulate the production of reactive oxygen species and generate oxidative stress. If free radicals take over the body’s natural immune system they are responsible for...

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Treat dark spots and aging with this wonder ingredient from Ayurveda

Lush green grass with flowers and pleasant breeze? Yes, we love them too. In that case, you might have already seen Vetiver, without probably noticing it. Vetiver is amazing for your skin as it removes dark spots and helps you get a smoother, younger-looking skin. Sounds like something you've been looking for? Read on... Vetiveria Zizanioides or simply Vetiver, grows upto 150 cm with beautiful purple flowers and a mesmerizing fragrance that is deep, shadowed, astringent, earthy like newly tilled soil, and balsam-woody, and is also a treasure of numerous skincare and healthcare benefits. Old Tamil literature mentions the use of Vetiver for medicinal purposes. Vetiveria is known as khus in a native Indian language. Garlands of Vetiveria grass are used...

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