Tip:How to make your hair behave for special occasion

Does your hair fail to co operate with you on the time you really need ? ๐Ÿ˜ฆ . Well with this tip you have gorgeous hair and flaunt it with less effort

Tip:

  • Shampoo and condition your hair the day before.
  • Next day apply conditioner and wash off.
  • Apply hair serum and style as usual .

This helps in locking the moisture, reduce frizz and tangle , less maintenance . What are you waiting for !! Go try this ๐Ÿ™‚

Good luck !!

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Quick and Easy skin brightening facemask

This quick and easy mask cum scrub helps you to brighten your skin, remove blackheads and impart a natural glow to your face. All you need is Rice paper.It’s suitable for all skin types and can be used in any season anytime of the day .

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Things needed:

  1. Rice paper mask
  2. Green tea
  3. Lemon juice

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How to prepare:

Make your green tea as usual with hot water. Add a teaspoon of lemon juice and soak the rice paper mask on the mixture. Once the rice paper is translucent, put the paper on face. Leave it for 15 minutes and gently scrub it away. Voila ! Your super easy DIYย face mask cum scrub is ready and can be made at home without spending bucks on products available in market .

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Benefits:

  1. The rice paper will help smooth and soften the skin.
  2. Rice water was used back in history and is still used today to help keep skin looking young, soft, smooth and bright
  3. Green tea is used to help treat your acne with its detoxifying properties, and soothes tired dull looking skin.
  4. Lemon juice is a great partner with rice water because they both help brighten the skin.
  5. Lemon juice lifts scars, and helps fade pigmentation.
  6. This mask is natural.
  7. Easy on pocket

Good luck !

Quick and delicious dosa

Well the origin of the recipe is “turning my sour dosa batter” into something new and interesting . This can be prepared at ease within 10 minutes. Its tasty, delicious and healthy too ๐Ÿ™‚ Your family will be surprised and you will get applause ๐Ÿ˜€

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Ingredients needed:

  1. Dosa batter – 1 cup
  2. Rava or sooji – 1/2 cup
  3. Masala Oats – 1 packet
  4. Onion chopped
  5. Cumin seeds – 1 tea-spoon
  6. Coriander leaves
  7. Curry leaves
  8. Salt – as needed
  9. Water – as needed

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How to prepare:

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and set it aside for 10 minutes. Take you kadai and prepare dosa as usual . That’s it . Your dosa is ready and it tastes good ๐Ÿ™‚

Good luck !

One pot vegetable rice – Indian style

Again I’m back with one more 1 Pot recipeย .Today’s post is about a healthy vegetable rice in Indian style. You can serve it as lunch or call your friends and family to a fabulous dinner ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s hassle free and you can wow your family with handful of ingredients and vegetables available at your home.

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Ingredients:

  1. Oil
  2. Ghee – optional
  3. Chilli powder
  4. Coriander powder
  5. Garam Masala
  6. Turmeric powder
  7. Ginger garlic paste
  8. Green chilli coarsely grounded
  9. Rice – soaked in water for 20 minutes
  10. Fennel seeds
  11. Salt

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Vegetables:

  1. Beans
  2. Carrot
  3. Cabbage
  4. Green peas
  5. Fresh corn kernels
  6. Capsicum
  7. Beetroot
  8. Onion
  9. Tomato

Optional:

  1. Curry leaves
  2. Mint leaves
  3. Coriander leaves
  4. Lemon juice

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How to prepare:

In a pressure cooker or pressure pan , add oil and ghee. Let it heat up . Add fennel seeds, mint leaves, ginger garlic paste, grind green chilli and finely diced onions. Add pinch of salt and saute it until onions are tender and translucent . Now add all your vegetables except tomato and saute it for 2 minutes. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and Turmeric powder. Now add chopped tomato and cook for 5 minutes. Add soaked rice, salt and water. Let it come to boil.

Taste it and adjust salt or spice as needed . Put the pressure pan lid on and wait for 2 whistles or pressure cook for 7 minutes. Let it cool off for 15 minutes.Now open the pan and garnish with coriander and curry leaves. Add lemon juice and mix the rice well.

Your Indian style vegetable rice is ready to serve along with a salad or raitha of your choice ๐Ÿ™‚ You have cooked a delicious meal in one pot ย ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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You can add other vegetables like cauliflower,potato ,french beans,paneer and mushrooms in this . Let your creativity speak ๐Ÿ™‚

Good luck !

Lotus Herbals Lip therapy – Cherry review

When I ran out of my favorite Maybelline baby lips , I searched in my nearby local store for lip balm. Unfortunately they didn’t have baby lips ๐Ÿ˜ฆ The shopkeeper recommended Lotus herbals and I have picked up this Cherry flavour. Why not take a chance, it claims as herbal and from trusted brand. Also the word “Lip therapy” caught me. I know !!! Silly me ๐Ÿ˜‰

They have other variants too like Cocoa, Vanilla. Mint,Strawberry,Orange,Raspberry,Velvety Rose and Fruit Fusion.You can check more from their site

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Product description :

A 3 in 1 product, which hydrates, Heals and Protects the lips while leaving lips soft, smooth and supple.

How to apply :

Apply evenly to lips as necessary especially before going out in the sun. Use twice daily.

Key Ingredients:

  1. Shea Butter โ€“ Excellent skin emollient & skin softening properties. Restore skin moisture & suppleness.
  2. Kokum Butter โ€“ Excellent skin emollient & skin softening properties. Restore skin moisture & suppleness.
  3. Flavored extracts( e.g. cherry lip balm will have cherry extracts)

Price:

135 rupees for 4 g

My lips type:

Dry lips and sometimes tend to chap in winter

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My experience:

I liked this product and I have been using it for the past 1 and half weeks. It’s true to the claims . It has SPF 15 as well , which is a bonus. I really made my lips soft and supple. I’m not going to miss my baby lips.

ย Pros:

  1. It helps to heal lips
  2. Moisturize lips
  3. Prevents chapping
  4. It has SPF
  5. Stays in lips for 2 hours without any drink/meal
  6. Doesn’t feel sticky
  7. Doesn’t leave a stain or residue
  8. Nice smell

Cons:

  1. The retractable tube is hard to put back , once you have turned it fully
  2. Doesn’t give any color to lips . It’s ok for me ๐Ÿ™‚
  3. Bit pricey

Do I purchase it again:

Yes ๐Ÿ™‚ Why not , It works and good for price and quantity. May be I’ll try their other variants

Do I recommend to others:

Yes ๐Ÿ™‚

Rating :

4/ 5

One pot dinner

Making dinner is fun , but washing the dishes ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ย Here is the one pot recipe you can prepare using kadai with a handful of ingredients at home.

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Ingredients:

  1. Pasta(uncooked) ย – 1 cup
  2. Sweet corn
  3. Store bought pasta sauce

How to prepare:

In a large kadai,let the water boil with salt as needed. Add pasta and fresh corn kernels . let it cook for 10 minutes. Drain the water. Now add store-bought pasta and your herbs like parsley, basil . Sprinkle Oregano powder. Stir in low flame for 5 minutes. Your Dinner is ready ๐Ÿ™‚

You can use any vegetables available with you . Broccoli, Carrots, Sun Dried tomatoes will go good with this

Good luck !

Happy Valentines Day :)

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Let the love spread and happiness be around ๐Ÿ™‚ Love is the elixir of life and the fuel which makes ย man/woman as human rather than a psycho. Love is not just between couples, its universal . You will feel it in a warm smile from your friend. A hug from your sister or brother. It’s the binding glue for families and make it worth a living ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

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Happy Valentines day ๐Ÿ™‚ ย Express your love and let your heart out ย ๐Ÿ™‚

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Good luck !

Get the pout girl

Here is the quick scrub to get smooth lips and plump up your lips. Girls get ready to kiss your love on this Valentine’s day ๐Ÿ˜€

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Ingredients needed:

  1. Sugar – 1 teaspoon
  2. Olive oil or coconut oil – as desired
  3. Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
  4. ground cinnamon ย – a pinch

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How to prepare :

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and gently scrub on your lips . Wash it off. Viola your kissable lips is ready ๐Ÿ™‚

Good luck !

1 recipe and different quick meals :)

In the morning rush , who has time to think of lunch ? Oh waitย  not only lunch, a post evening healthy snack or healthy dinner that’s ready when you come home after work , that would be heaven ๐Ÿ™‚

Today’s post is about a healthy recipe you can make , store in fridge for a week. when its time you can toss it ย with Rice, or have it with chapathiย or have it as a salad .Tada isn’t it awesome and the great thing you can make this at home with handful of vegetables and its quick and super easy to make.

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Ingredients:

  1. Cumin seeds
  2. Oil or ghee
  3. Mint leaves (optional)
  4. Curry leaves (optional)
  5. Coriander leaves (optional)
  6. Garam masala – pinch
  7. Chilli powder – as per taste
  8. Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
  9. Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  10. Salt
  11. Sugar ย – 1 teaspoon
  12. Tomato ketchup – as desired

Vegetables:

  1. Cabbage
  2. carrots
  3. Green peas
  4. Capsicum
  5. French beans
  6. Beet root

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How to prepare :

Wash and dice all the vegetables finely . In a kadai, add oil or ghee . Add cumin seeds, once its roasted put all the vegetables except capsicum. Add mint leaves and curry leaves.Saute for a minute . Add small amount of water. Let it cook for 2 minutes. Now add turmeric powder, chilli and coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes. Now add sugar and ketchup . Keep the flame high and stir until all the water is evaporated. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Its ready ๐Ÿ™‚

How to prepare the meals :

Meal 1: If you have leftover rice , warm it up or use the freshly cooked rice. Add 1 tea-spoon of ghee and mix the vegetables . Your lunch is ready ๐Ÿ™‚

Meal 2: If you have tortilla wraps or chapathi, warm it up . Spread the vegetables mixture in one half of the wrap. Add mayo or your favorite sauce. Your wrap is ready to go ๐Ÿ™‚ You can have it for breakfast or post evening snack

Meal 3: In a bowl have this vegetable mixture and 2 dollop of greek yogurt or curd. your snack is ready.Increase the portion and add almonds or peanuts for crunch. Your dinner is ready ๐Ÿ™‚

You can use any vegetable available with you. Cauliflower, broccoli,sweet potato, potato,corn kernels, garbanzo beans works good .

Good luck !

Tip: Heal your heels

If women spend half the attention that are showing to their face to their heels, they will get most beautiful and healthy foot and come out of sore /cracked foot. Well you can get back your smooth foot at home with less effort ๐Ÿ™‚

Tip: Wash your foot and pat dry . Apply castor oil to your feet and gently massage. Wear socks and sleep

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Follow this regularly for 2 weeks and say hello to your happy feet ๐Ÿ™‚

Good Luck !