Archive for July, 2012

July 27, 2012

Brighten up your skin with the divine king of fruits-the mango!!


Look like a queen with the help of the yummylicious mango -any wonder the Mango is called the king of fruits???
The lovely golden mango  is simply bursting with the goodness of vitamins ,minerals a nd antioxidants.It has large quantities of Beta carotene which gets converted to vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant.Isn’t it  great to know that we have a natural source like  mangoes at hand to fight the age old problems of acne&aging 🙂

Skincare and Haircare  Beauty Benefits of the Mango:


1.A treasure house of  Vitamin A  : Vit A  is universally known for its anti aging ,rejuvenating properties and helps heal acne &pimples as well. Vitamin A is the greatest friend to good skin and its deficiency can cause dull skin, open pores, acne, as well as horny eruptions on the arms, elbows and knees.
2.Antiaging: Promotes collagen formation,Moisturises  dry skin &Regenerates new cells,thus helping in reducing wrinkles and fine  lines.
3.High in Fibre&Iron ,low in calories: Rich in vitamin A , B and C as well as Potassium, Calcium and Iron..
4.Mangoes for Healthy skin and hair:
High content of  antioxidants,the enzyme mangiferin,&vitamins are very beneficial for healthy skin&hair
5.Rich in AHA:the skin of the fruit is rich in AHA which sometimes gives that tingling feeling

6.Protects against eczema&wrinkles: Even the mango kernel which would otherwise be thrown away ,yields valuable mango butter on cold pressing.Mango butter is a very  effective emollient,moisturizing the skin and protects the skin from dry skin conditions like eczema and  is very effective in reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

So, what are you waiting for? Include those ripe and juicy mangoes in your daily diet and begin leading a healthy and beautiful life!
Do keep watching this space for some yummylicious mango recipes&DIY mango facials…..:)

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July 25, 2012

Our special Raksha Bandhan contest-Participate&Win a herbal skincare hamper!!


 

Share a special moment shared with your brother/sister and Win a fabulous gift hamper of natural products!!

Prakriti Herbals and Florista  brings  you a golden opportunity to grab a lovely herbal skincare hamper from Prakriti Herbals!!!


About Prakriti Herbals

Prakriti Herbals” is a name synonymous with nature and goodness of Ayurveda. Mankind has always turned back to Mother Earth for cures and that is Prakriti –Nature. At Prakriti Herbals, We believe in the Vedanta philosophy, which emphasizes that nature has always provided an abundance of plants, roots, flowers and herbs rich in vitamins, enzymes, proteins and minerals that have been used in body and skin-care from time immemorial.More details about the benefits &ingredients of these natural products on http://www.prakritiherbals.in
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July 15, 2012

Refreshing Luscious Watermelon Kulfi Candies


Can’t get fresher than this one!!!A refreshing delicious dessert to beat the summer heat,bursting with the goodness of luscious watermelons!!This queen of fruits,the red juicy watermelon  is truly a powerhouse of antioxidants  like Lycopene&Vit C truly making it a beauty food which makes you glow!!


Watermelon Kulfi-Recipe Courtesy Nayana Shetty
Ingredients:

2 cups- Watermelon Deseeded Chunks

1 Cup- Thick Set Yogurt

4 Tbspn- Sugar

Method:

1.Blend the listed ingredients and pour it in the candy or kulfi  moulds.

2.Freeze it for at least 6 to 8 hrs.

3.To add a yummylicious twist,you could add pieces of crushed strawberry as well into the mixture before freezing into moulds

4.Remove from freezer,Unmould and Serve with a smile 🙂

Enjoy this refreshing treat  and pamper not only your taste buds ,but your skin as well!!!!:)

July 9, 2012

Glow a healthy pink with luscious watermelons!!


Luscious Watermelons are  simply super beauty Food for your skin& excellent summer coolers as well!!!
Red juicy watermelons can combat ageing due to damage from free radicals with its high antioxidant Lycopene and vitamin C content,and act as a perfect skin toner.They contain 92 percent water, which makes it a cooling low calorie summer drink&ideal to curb sugar cravings as well.

A few slices a day of luscious watermelons can give you a youthful complexion as they are a storehouse of powerful antioxidants like lycopene which gives watermelon its attractive red colour,and vitamin A and C.The yellow-orange varieties,contain citruline,an amino acid credited with helping skin’s healing and regenerative processes,and delaying ageing.

Refreshing  Watermelon Skin Toner:

1/2 cup watermelon pulp
1 tbsp witch hazel
1 tbsp mineral or distilled water

Purée watermelon chunks in a processor or blender. Strain the liquid and discard the solids. Mix the strained liquid with the remaining ingredients, stir and pour into a glass bottle. Dab on face using a cotton ball. This is rich in sugar and vitamins A, B and C. Watermelon has astringent properties, and the super high water content makes it an excellent skin refresher.

So go on ahead pamper your tastebuds and skin with the refreshing luscious watermelons!!!