My new Preethi Zodiac Mixer Grinder and tips on choosing the best mixer-grinder

Throughout my childhood, I saw my mother use a battered old Sumeet mixie to grind masalas for my favorite Kara Kulambu or batter for that weekend special dosa. It was her most trusted appliance. Over the years, her kitchen was remodelled, new appliances were added, and old ones were discarded, appliances that replaced manual processes or made them easier and less time-consuming. But, her mixie was her constant partner in every change.

My first mixer-grinder was not my chosen by me as I got it as marriage gift. It was a basic model and I thought to try something new and advanced. A single google search made me realise, the plethora of brands available today. There are multinational brands like Philips, Panasonic and Morphy Richards, and then there are home-grown brands like Preethi, Bajaj and Butterfly. Not only that, there were several kinds of mixer-grinders too. 

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Banjara's Samvridhi Hair Oil Review

Banjara's Samvridhi Hair Oil Review:

When it comes to hair, it is quite normal to get scared to try any new product loaded with chemicals. Though we can take a little risk with skin products, we always try to be in safer side while trying any hair product. Most of the skin products might lead to acne, allergies, rashes and breakouts if not suitable and these problems can be mostly reversed with good skin care. But that is not the case with hair products. Wrong hair products might lead to even gray hair which cannot be reversed easily. So, it is always worth to pay attention on what you are putting on your hair. I always like my homemade hair oils like amla oil and curry leaves oil. However, it is not always possible for everyone to make at their home on their own. There are some hair-friendly products from natural brands that can be really helpful for such people. One such natural hair care products I recently came across are Banjara's Samvridhi hair care range of products that include a hair pack and a hair oil. This review is all about the Banajaras Samvridhi hair oil.

Banjaras Samvridhi hair oil review 1

What does the brand claim?

Under clinical test conditions, hair fall was reduced by 64% and hair growth was increased to the extent of upto 8 cm over a 8 week period. The oil acts on your hair at 3 levels. It coats the hair shaft and prevents it from breaking. The oil penertates into the scalp and stimulates hair follicle to grow thereby increasing the anagen gair.

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The hair oil helps in reducing all hair problems and damages leading to strong and lustrous hair.

The brand suggests to use the oil at least 3 times a week to see best results.

Price: Rs.199 for 125 ml bottle.

Directions for use:

Apply the Banjara's Samvridhi hair oil to the hair ans scalp. Massage and leave it for at least 30 minutes so that the oil gerts absorbed well and then wash.

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Serein from Tata Housing, India's first Wellness Homes with relevant amenities

What about a soothing and calming residential area beside the beautiful Upvan lake, Yeoor hills, Sanjay Gandhi National Park? What about living amidst a beautiful greenery area? If living in such a residential location is your long time dream, then Serein is just the right place for you.


Serein is a residential project by Tata Housing in Thane, an emerging prime location. Pokhran road 2 located in Thane will also soon be known as the Malabar Hill of Thane due to the natural green environment it provides. Having wellness as the theme, it enables the users to immerse in nature's elements. When you are in Serein, you never need to worry about sunlight and ventilation which are not abundantly available in by many residential projects. Whereas many residential projects call themselves as wellness homes but fail in providing in relevant amenities, Serein is the first real wellness project with relevant amenities. It is just the center of luxury in the poshest location of Thane.

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Hair spa treatment - How to do hair spa at home for dry hair and hair fall problems

Hair spa treatment at home step by step procedure - How to do hair spa at home for dry hair, hair fall, and damaged hair:

Hair spa at home has a lot of benefits more than you think. Though the procedure takes more time, the actual effort you have to put in is quite easy like any other simple hair care treatment. Hair spa treatment at home is a series of steps aiming to repair your damaged hair and maintaining the overall health of your hair without spending too much in the parlor. Hair spa at parlor might look less stressful as you have someone else to work on your hair spa and you can just sit and relax. Hair spa at home requires you to be active and do everything from scratch yourself . Well, that is not as difficult as you think. It is just simple and easy to do good hair spa at home. The another great thing about doing hair spa at home is you can prefer using natural products instead of loading your hair with chemicals. Treating the hair with chemicals frequently might do harm in the long run.

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Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel Review

Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel Review:

Hope you all know how good Aloe Vera gel is for the face and hair. Natural and fresh aloe vera is the best bet for anyone who loves to reap the full benefits of Aloe vera. However, it is not always possible to reach out to a fresh aloe vera all the time. People who have aloe vera plant can use it anytime as they wish which is not the case for the people who do not have fresh aloe vera plant at home. In this era of apartment life, it is hard to have an own aloe vera plant. Due to this reason, we need to rely on something from the market. There are so many beauty products available with aloe vera as primary content. However, I find Patanjali Aloe vera gel as one of the products available in the market with least amount of chemicals added. Since I do not have aloe vera here, I thought of trying Patanjali Aloe Vera gel from a nearby supermarket.

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FAB BAG January 2017 Review

FAB BAG January 2017 Review:

Hope you had a fantastic beginning of this new year. Fab Bag of January 2017 is definitely going to please you with its first fab bag of this year. The fab bag has arrived so early this month. I received it on the first business day(January 2nd) itself. The bag is very cute and in shiny pink color. The bag itself won't disappoint any of the girls for sure. Come on. Let us see whether this month's fab bag is worth the money you pay.

Theme of January 2017 Fab bag - Bring It On

Fab Bag January 2017 review:

January 2017 Fab bag review

SUGAR Lash Mob Limitless Mascara - Black with A Bang:

Full size price - Rs.699.

I have received full size product inside the bag. As usual, I got the option to choose a make up item of my choice from a list of selected make up products. I have chosen mascara from Sugar cosmetics. I have tried liquid eye liner and lipsticks from Sugar brand before. Since both of them were too good, I blindly chose SUGAR mascara this time. I personally feel that this mascara is a little bit dry when compared to the mascara of few other brands. Otherwise, it is long lasting. It gives a neat finish. As the texture is creamy, it is easy to apply. But I am not sure how many of you will love the creamy texture.

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Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India

Best ayurvedic fairness cream:

It’s a goal of every women to have a beautiful shining face. There are lot of fairness cream and beauty products available in the market which helps you maintain the skin. The main skin problems are acnes, pimples, dryness, tanning and too much of oil extracts. There are so many beauty products and fairness cream available in the market that are mixed with lot of chemicals which gives only for a short term, they are quite expensive and you have to use them continuously to maintain the nourishment of the skin. Excessive use of these chemicals may also lead to side effects in a longer span of time. It is always better to choose herbal products that gives you best result in short span and has no side effects.

You can still see old people with a very healthy skin, the only reason is that the herbal products which they use. But in this fast world people do not have time to make home- made herbal products as they all are very time consuming. There are many herbal fairness cream available in the market that gives best results and they are 100% herbal and has no side effects.

Let’s see some of the best Herbal fairness creams available in the market.

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India:

  1. Vicco turmeric fairness cream:

Vicco turmeric ayurvedic cream

Vicco turmeric fairness cream is one of the old brand available in the market. It is enriched with the goodness of turmeric and helps remove the dirt and tan from the skin. It gives a very good nourishment to the skin. This cream also comes with a combination of sandalwood oil which helps in eliminating acnes and pimple marks. This is the no.1 best ayurvedic fairness cream in market. 

The best thing about Vicco turmeric ayurvedic cream is its natural ingredients. There is no need to worry about harmful chemical ingredients anymore.

Personally, I feel that this ayurvedic fairness cream suits best for dry skin instead of oily skin. It makes you feel a little bit oily after applying the cream as it has sandalwood oil.

  1. Fair & lovely ayurvedic cream:

best ayurvedic fairness cream - fair and lovely ayurvedic fairness cream
Fair & lovely ayurvedic cream is also a very good fairness cream that is enriched with the traditional beauty ingredient called “Kukumadi Thailam”. This helps in reduction of dark spots given by pimples and acnes. It gives a very smooth and supple texture to the skin. It also helps you to get an even skin tone.

The company claims it as a golden glow treatment than just a cream. It has unique blend of 16 ayurvedic ingredients to give your skin a golden glow including lodhra, khas, neelotpal, manjishtha, kesar, padmak, milk, bargad, wheat germ oil. The disadvantage is the fact that the cream has some chemical ingredients too.

  1. Himalaya herbal fairness cream:

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India - himalaya herbals fairness cream

This herbal cream reduces the blemishes in your skin, and keeps your skin moisturized. This cream contains saffron oil which lightens your skin tone and also keeps your skin very smooth. This cream is suitable for all the skin types and helps in controlling excess oil in the skin. The cream looks good in nice pink color. I personally feel that this cream is not very greasy like other ayurvedic fariness creams available in the market. 

The company claims to lighten the skin tone, evening the skin tone, reduce blemishes, reduce darkness, reduce under-eye circles, nourish the skin and moisturize the skin. 

The key ingredients are alfalfa and saffron. 

  1. Biotique Bio- Coconut whitening and brightening cream:

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India - Biotique Bio- Coconut whitening and brightening cream
Biotique is one of the best brand available in the market when it comes to beauty products. Biotique Bio coconut whitening cream is enriched with coconut water and majistha which evens out your skin tone and gives a fair look to the skin. Manjistha helps in removing acnes and blemishes. This cream is suitable for all the skin types.

  1. Organic harvest anti pigmentation cream:

Organic harvest anti pigmentation cream

Organic harvest anti pigmentation cream is a fully natural cream which has no chemicals. The cream is made of daisy flower extracts that helps in lightening the skin tone. White mulberry is rich in vitamin C that helps reduce the production of melanin which causes darkness in the skin. This is one of the best product available in the market.
  1. Nature’s essence timeless beauty mattifying day cream:

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India - Nature’s essence timeless beauty mattifying day cream
This cream comes with a great nature’s combination of passion fruit, nutmeg and tamarind. Passion fruit is rich in antioxidant that helps remove wrinkles. Nutmeg helps in removing tan and tamarind extract protect the skin from UV rays and helps remove blemishes. This helps in protecting the skin from damages.
  1. Lotus herbal’s cocofair cream:

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India - Lotus herbal’s cocofair cream
This cream is made of the nature’s essence of coconut. It moisturizes the skin and help in giving a natural smooth look. The coconut essence helps in giving a very smooth look to the skin. This cream is suitable for all the skin types.

  1. Ved rasaa ubtan fairness cream:

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India - Ved rasaa ubtan fairness cream

This is a great fairness cream that is made of the extracts of almond oil, sandal wood, turmeric and saffron. All these are excellent combination that helps the skin in maintaining the glow and helps in preventing skin from sun damages and other skin problems. This is suitable for all skin types.
  1. Shanaz Hussain fairness one natural fairness cream:

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India - Shanaz Hussain fairness one natural fairness cream

Shanaz Hussain is the best brand for the beauty products available in the market. They are made of natural ingredients and gives very good result. This fairness one cream is made of lemon, honey, cucumber, and saffron that helps in reducing the melanin production in the skin. This cream is also suitable for all the skin types.
  1. Ayush suvarna poshak:

Best ayurvedic fairness cream in India

Ayush suvarna poshak is an excellent cream for the skin. This is made of 100 percent natural products and is suitable for all the skin types. The result is very evident in a very short time. You can use in twice a day, morning and night to get earlier results. This is a must try ayurvedic fairness cream for best results.

Natural Ayurvedic Fairness treatment tips at home:

Apart from all these fairness cream we can also spend some time at home to make some face pack and cleansers which will give best results and also be economical too. They have no side effects and gives a natural nourishment to the skin. They are also easy to make as they are all available at home and there is no necessity to search for exclusive shops that sell these products. Some of the skin tips to follow at home are given below.
  1. You can apply nutmeg powder mixed with rose water and apply it on the skin. Lave it for 10 minutes and then wash it off. There may be a slight irritation in the skin, because nutmeg has a natural property of cleansing the skin deeply.
  2. Curd mixed with oatmeal is a natural scrub that removes black heads and white heads in the skin and helps in exfoliation. That one spoon of curd with one spoon of oat meal gently massage on the skin concentrating on the nose and chin, then wash it off with water.
  3. Make a puree of papaya and apply it on the skin, leave it for 15 minutes and wash the face, this helps in removing the tan
  4. Take one tea spoon of lemon juice and mix it with one tea spoon of tomato juice. Apply it on the skin and leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off. Lemon juice helps in removing dirt from the skin and tomato juice helps in giving glow and maintain the moisture in the skin. This will make the skin look brighter.
  5. Take a piece of aloevera, remove the outer skin and extract the gel from it. Now apply it on the face and leave it until dry. Aloevera nourishes the skin and help in reducing the wrinkles and blemishes.
Continuous use of the above mentioned tips will make your skin look ten times brighter in a very short span of time. These can be made using the materials available at home and they are very natural and free from chemicals. This is also very pocket friendly and you can come out of spending thousands of rupees buying the skin products filled with chemicals. Hope this article has given you plenty of tips to maintain the glow in the skin. Use these tips and become a natural beauty.

Also Read - Best Fairness cream for oily skin and dry skin in India.

Hope you find the list of best ayurvedic fairness cream useful for you. Please let us know your favorite ayurvedic fairness cream.

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