January 2012

Herbal remedies for Skin

By popular demand from my blog followers, here is an article on skincare. One should use herbal products or remedies, specially if they have sensitive skin. The products available outside have harsh chemicals and can spoil your skin. Always try and use natural products or ingredients which will never harm your skin. Here are some of the herbal remedies you can try for your skin:-

  1. Use Almond or Jojoba oil for cleaning your face, They are the best cleansers. you can formulate your own natural cleansers.
  2. Comfrey steeped in water can act as a wonderful toner.(Pic of Comfrey Plant posted above.)
  3. For exfoliating your skin, make a mixture of grapefruit with oatmeal. Table sugar has wonderful exfoliating properties not known to all of us.
  4. Make a face mask from any fruit you like. You need not mix any ingredients, for example, just crush cucumber/fruit and apply the juice on your face and keep on your face for sometime and then rinse with water.
  5. Cucumber and yoghurt act as best face mask for sensitive skin.
  6. Licorice is a good product specially for sensitive skin. Look for skincare products that contain Licorice.(Picture of Licorice plant showed below)
  7. Green Tea has anti-inflammatory properties which can help to prevent skin reactions.
  8. Aloe Vera is a wonderful product and it can soothe skin which is red, irritated and blotchy. It can be directly applied to the skin. Fresh Aloe vera is preferable.
  9. Make a paste from Basil (Tulsi) and water to use on skin affected by pigmentation.
  10. Last, but the most important, drinks loads of Water ! There is nothing like water on this earth, to do wonders for your skin.
Homemade skin products can be FUN! CREATIVE! VERSATILE! & SOMETIMES YUMMY!

P.S.- All the products used above suits certain skin types really well. But when you are trying a new ingredient on your skin, make in small quantity and do a 24 hour patch test on your wrist or under your jawline before you proceed to apply on your face. This will let you know, if you are allergic or sensitive to any ingredient.

Happy Good glowing wonderful skin !

Mikyajy Black I

Today I will review one of my favourite product from the brand- Mikyajy. For those who don’t know this brand, let me tell you that Mikyajy is one of the best Arabic brands and its products are not available in any other stores other than the brand stores at different locations in UAE. Black I is one of Mikyajy’s all time bestsellers and comes in the category of “Boxed Beauties‘. 

Boxed beauties, according to Mikyajy is a unique and trendy collection of cosmetic tins which are a great value for money and unique to the Mikyajy brand! It is a perfect product for smoky-eye look and you would not need any additional product. It is portable and really completes your look for black colour cosmetic products.

It has got 5 products-

  1. Black Line and Shadow pencil
  2. Black Dip Eyeliner  
  3. Black Mascara
  4. Black Eye crayon
  5. Black Eye shadow
All these products are of high quality and very economical. The products are very well pigmented and the black eye shadow is good and matte, which makes it a great plus point as it becomes easier to blend. Moreover, the eye shadow has also got a mirror and an applicator/brush.
It comes with a step-by-step instructions to create the perfect smoky-eye look, every time you apply. You can also check their website www.mikyajy.com for details and tutorials.
I strongly recommend this product as it has many products for less and a great makeup asset or a must have product! What are you waiting for girls? Go, Grab it!

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