How to Make Exfoliating face Scrub for oily skin

Make this exfoliating face scrub with curd and rice powder to get a glowing skin even when the summer is in its peak. Protect your face from being dull and losing its glow. It gives wonderful results for the people with oil skin. You don't need to rush to any shop or parlour to give you the instant glow.

Exfoliating face Scrub with curd and rice powder for oily skin:

Benefits of using this homemade facial scrub with rice powder and curd will keep the pores free of clogged oil, remove the sun tan, dead skin cells and pigmentation. It also lighten your skin color with regular use.


1. Take one teaspoon of rice powder.
2. Take one tablespoon of curd.
3. Mix them well and wait for five minutes for the scrub to get smooth.
4. Moisten your face. Take your own time to rub gently in circular motion.
5. Wash off.

Go out with the glowing skin with the rice powder and curd face scrub.

Check out the other interesting homemade face packs/masks:

Orange peel face mask
Turmeric face mask
Neem Face Pack
Gram Flour face mask

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Beetroot Poriyal Recipe(Beetroot Stir Fry)

Beetroot is a very good healthy vegetable especially for increasing the HB count. It has natural sweetness. So, kids will easily fall in love with it. Even me too:-)

Beetroot Poriyal:

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Easy Vegetable Sambar recipe

Sambar Recipe:

I will easily get bored to have rice with other kulambu repeatedly. But I am always ok to have rice with Sambar. Sambar recipe is a simple and very easy one. If you are just learning about cooking, you should start learn this sambar recipe in addition to Rasam which is another easy recipe. You can easily prepare this and make your guests happy by this excellent South Indian Sambar recipe:-) You can use the left out Sambar as a side dish for Idli and Dosas for dinner too!!


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Amla Oil Reviews - Amway Persona Amla Hair Oil Review

Amla Oil Reviews - Today I am going to share Amway Persona Amla Hair Oil review with you all.

It is well known that amla hair oils are very good for hair. Most of the amla oils available in the market received great response from customers as Amla has lot of benefits especially for your hair. There are 3 hair oils which are widely used in India because of their goodness. They are Coconut oil, Amla Hair Oil, Curry Leaves hair oil. There are lot of brands selling coconut oil and amla hair oil. It is tough to find curry leaves hair oil in the market. But you can make all those oils at home itself. Coconut oil is little bit difficult to make at home. But if you have pure coconut oil in your hand with fresh amla pieces, you can easily make your own amla hair oil at home. You can also make curry leaves hair oil at home if you have pure coconut oil and a bunch of curry leaves.

Recipes for making amla hair oil and curry leaves hair oil at home - Homemade Curry Leaves Hair OilHomemade Amla Hair Oil.

Okay. Now let us move onto Amway Amla hair oil review now.

I have started using this amla hair oil from Amway because of my uncle's wonderful experience with this oil. I have tried two more different amla hair oils after using one bottle of Amway Amla hair oil. Since I felt that this amway amla hair oil suits my hair much, I started using this again. I am happy with this oil and planning to continue this oil. Click here to read the review of Amway Persona Preimum 3 in 1 soap.

Amway Persona Amla Hair Oil:

Pack size : 200 ml
MRP : Rs. 72

What the Amway brand claims about their amla hair oil ?

Healthy, Shiny and Strong hair

Amway Persona Amla Hair Oil is enriched with goodness of Amla that conditions hair to make it soft and shiny. Regular use of this amla hair oil prevents dry scalp and strengthens hair roots so that hair becomes healthy and strong.

Ingredients of Amway Amla Hair Oil:

Vegetable Oils
Mineral Oil
Amla Seed Oil
CI 61565
CI 12150
CI 47000

Amway Persona Amla Hair Oil Review:

There is no significant reduction in my hair fall. But I am happy I didn't have much hair fall which will happen when you try using some other hair oils. When I tried using Parachute Advanced Ayurvedic hair oil, I had very negligible hair fall. After switching to this Amway Persona Amla Hair Oil, I can see my hair fall coming back but not much.

The main advantage of using this oil is it gives you stunning black color for your hair. My mom told me that she can see a very good difference in the color of my hair since I used not to have good black color. 

The other notable thing is, my very few grey hairs are not so much visible. So, the people who have grey hairs can definitely see some difference in the visibility of the grey hairs. It is sure to make your grey hairs less visible.

I also got two more good reviews from my uncle and friend. My uncle has been using this oil for one year. His mustache started getting greys but not his head:-)
His friends were started asking him the secret of his black color hair. He also told me that he used to have 4 to 5 grey hairs before using this oil and now nothing is there. It seems to be a miracle. Also, he told that when he left a gap of 1 week without using this oil, he started getting grey hairs back. I have to believe this magic since he is my uncle.

My friend told me that she has also being using this Amway Persona Amla Hair Oil and she also had some grey hairs turing to black color.

These are the comments from my friend and uncle. I did not have experience grey hair turning to black color. They have been using it for more than one year. So, you have to use it continuously to get the results as like other products.  I just saw it lessens the visibility of grey hair. They are not outstanding.

Advantages of Amway Amla Oil:

Not at all expensive
Product from trusted brand
Contains Amla which is known to give shiny black hair
Can apply it even before going out because it does not make you to look so oily
Hair does not become so greasy even large quantity of oil is applied
Prevents premature greying
Grey hairs will not be more visible

Cons of Amway Amla oil:

Some may not like the fragrance but the product is not the one to be ignored by the smell
Can be bought only from Amway business owners and medical shops but not too difficult to find them

Overall Thoughts - Amway Amla Hair Oil Review:

My recommendation to you all about Amway Amla hair oil is to try it for 2 months. By the time, you might be able to judge whether you can continue using this amla hair oil or not. If you find it is useful, you can continue using it for 6 months. There should be significant improvement and you should be able to maintain the health of your hair well. In that case, you can continue using this amla hair oil itself.

Still I am yet to try and write reviews on few more amla hair oils available in the market. Dabur Amla hair oil and Patanjali Amla hair oil are the top 2 amla oils which I want to try desperately.

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Homemade instant health tonic for kids

Hello friends,

The below recipe for homemade instant health tonic is sure to protect the health of your kid. We use the below recipe to prepare health tonic at home. Prepare and use it immediately. It is healthy for adults too.


Dry Ginger(Chukku in Tamil, Soonth in Hindi)   - 1 inch
Omam(Carom seeds in English,Ajwain in Hindi)                       - 1 teaspoon
Garlic                        - 1 clove
Pepper                      - 2
Asafoetida                 - A pinch


Betel(Vetrilai)           - 1/2 leaf
Neem(Veppilai)        - 4 tender leaves


1. Grind the dry ginger, omam, garlic clove, pepper separately into fine powder.
2. Take the juices of Betel and Neem leaves.
3. Put all of them in a pan and add asafoetida.
4. Add 1/2 cup water and boil the mix.
5. After the quantity gets reduced to half, stop boiling.
6. Filter it to get the tonic.


You can use mixer or stone for grinding and taking juice.
Use your hand finally to extract more tonic.

When To Give:

You can give the above health tonic twice a week to your kids who are more than one year old. Old people say that it is good to start giving this to your kid on Thursday in good time. After that you can give anytime on every Thursdays and Sundays.

How To Give:

Start giving in small quantity and increase the quantity gradually if it suits your baby without any side effects.
You can vary the quantity of the ingredients to a small extent.
This is purely herbal and it has no side effects. Stop giving it if you kid has any adverse reaction due to allergies.

Have honey, jaggery or any other sweet your kid loves to have with you to give it now and then.


Dry Ginger(Chukku) - Good for circulatory, digestive and respiratory systems.
Omam                     - Good for digestion. Your kid can enjoy variety of snacks without fear.
Garlic                      - Very good antibacterial and antibiotic
Pepper                    - rich in nutrients like Vitamin A, C, B, Beta-Carotine etc.
Asafoetida               - Removes flatulence and stomach problems
Betel(Vetrilai)          - To get rid of cold
Neem(Veppilai)       - Kills worms and germs, help to get rid of tooth ache, bad breeth. It also has anti malarial property.

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