Indian culture is all about amazing rituals that have been followed through generations. It is all about rich traditions, cultural stories, and so many beauty hacks! Nowadays, the Indian kitchen has become all natural that is filled with organic spices, herbs and other ingredients that double as beauty products. We all are aware of the classics that our moms have been telling us to use, such as coconut water for glowing skin to rice steam as a pore opener.
These Indian beauty remedies are the best options to go for if you want that perfect bridal glow. To help you out we brought to you 4 of the best-kept Indian beauty hacks that can be a part of your adopted beauty ritual.
Deep conditioning with Amla Oil
Amla Oil is known as one of the best ingredients in Ayurveda. It contains many fatty essential acids that strengthen the hair follicles and conditions the hair like no other. Plus, it also helps in treating treat dry, itchy scalps. You can make a DIY Amla deep hydrating hair mask and apply it after shampooing your hair instead of your usual conditioner. Massage it into the strands from the roots to the tips and then cover your hair with a shower cap for 10-15 minutes, and then thoroughly rinse the hair with warm water. Make it a routine and apply this oil twice or thrice a week. This will surely add shine and strength to your hair.
Under-Eye Treatment with Sandalwood
We all are in love with that scent of sandalwood and not only this, it also helps in obtaining bright, healthy and radiant skin. You can use the sandalwood powder to remove dark under-eye circles, puffiness, and bags. Add some rosewater to create a paste and then apply under the eyes. Leave the paste for a few hours at night, or overnight for best results. Then, rinse it off lightly and thoroughly with cold water for best results.
Neem has been used for healthy teeth for centuries. During the old times, Indians used Neem sticks to brush their teeth instead of toothbrushes. In fact, chewing on Neem twigs is a preferred way to avoid gum diseases and maintain healthy teeth. You can Today, buy one toothpaste from a pretty decent selection that contains Neem right in them. It’s the perfect way to balance traditional health solutions in the modern world.
Besan + Haldi Facemask
There is a reason, Indian weddings have Haldi ceremony before the weddings. It is considered to be a perfect way to make the bride’s skin glow before the wedding. You can use home-made turmeric face masks to get rid of dark spots to pigmentation and all the way to cracked heels. Make a DIY facial scrub by mixing turmeric with gram flour (besan), that will help you remove dead cells and gives a fresh glow to the skin. Mix them both equal portions, and trust us this will be as effective as salon facial. You can also add two tablespoons of lime juice and apply to the face evenly and let it dry. Then, after 10-15 minutes, rub in a circular motion for a few minutes and wash it with water. Repeat this two times a week to get a glowing, bright complexion.
Pro Tip:Please check your allergies before going ahead with the above-mentioned ingredients.