Argan oil has long been embedded in Middle Eastern culture – and is now catching the eye of the world. The strip of land between Morocco’s Atlantic coast and the Atlas Mountains is home to the argan tree. Its fruit is harvested by more than two million people, the majority being Amazigh women, who rely … Continue reading
Why has humbled turmeric become the beauty industry’s new obsession? Alkassandra discovers the benefits of turmeric and the little-known merits of this miracle spice What Is Turmeric Used For? Scientists have only recently only recently dubbed turmeric a ‘super nutraceutical’ – a nutrient and a pharmaceutical – yet its incredible benefits have been extolled for … Continue reading BEAUTY | Everything You Need To Know About The Benefits Of Turmeric
5 Ancient Skincare Remedies From Across The World That Still Work Today While technology is rapidly advancing in beauty industry, we’re also seeing the return the centuries-old, tried-and-tested approach. Alkassandra goes around the world to find 5 ancient remedies that are still just as effective today. The old adage, “if it ain’t broke don’t fix … Continue reading BEAUTY ELIXIRS | 5 Ancient Skincare Remedies From Across The World That Still Work Today
If Epsom salts have caught your attention lately, this article is for you. For a while now, the salts have been touted as popular remedy for many ailments. From muscle pain and soreness to stress, these salts are being used widely. They are also affordable and easy to use, and if you are looking to … Continue reading BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT | Have You Tried Using Epson Salt Yet?
Rose, a classic ingredient in skincare products, has been a popular DIY remedy in countries like Turkey, Egypt, Morocco and India – and for good reason. The essence of the flower is packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can hydrate and calm the skin, and its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties work against acne and … Continue reading IT’S TIME TO HEAR YOUR GRANNY’S ADVICE | 5 Hydrating DIY Skin And Hair Masks That Harness The Benefits Of Rose Water
Coconut oil is hardly a stranger to Indian beauty shelves – we’ll give you a minute to indulge in a throwback to those leisurely childhood evenings spent with your grandma massaging a vat of the elixir into your hair. While you may have managed to evade her apocalyptic warnings of feeding your hair with too … Continue reading IT’S TIME TO HEED YOUR GRANNY’S ADVICE |How Coconut Oil Can Give You The Best Skin And Hair Of Hair Of Your Life
Priyanka Chopra’s glowing skin and shiny mane have garnered just as much interest as her global career and smart business moves. How does she keep her skin and hair healthy even with such a hectic schedule? By sticking to what she knows, being open to learning new things and adjusting to where she is and … Continue reading BEAUTY | Priyanka Chopra’s Top Beauty Secrets: Ayurveda, Positivity And Coconut Oil