DIY Recipe: How to Make Rose Oil for Face, Skin & Hair + Uses & Benefits

I am sure many of you are rose fans, just like me. I love anything that is made with fresh roses and this rose oil recipe with dried rose petals is no exception. Regular readers…

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How to Make Turmeric & Coconut Skin/ Face Massage Oil for Girl Babies

Massaging helps babies to sleep peacefully, reduces colic pain, relieves constipation and helps parents to bond with babies better. I am a firm believer of massage and I used to do it regularly, to my…

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How to Make Virgin Coconut Oil at Home for Hair, Skin, Body & Massage (Urukku Velichenna)

Since the summer has started, I was busy last week making fresh homemade coconut oil for this year’s use in cooking. We store the homemade coconut oil in huge jars, after it is sun dried…

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DIY: Easy Natural Homemade Lip Gloss Recipe

After I made my homemade Vaseline, I wanted to try my hands on homemade lip gloss with homemade Vaseline as a base. This homemade lip gloss has so many benefits. It is great for dry…

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DIY: Natural Homemade Vaseline Recipe

My son always takes a bottle of Vaseline/petroleum jelly with him, when he goes to his boarding school, as it is very cold there. I also have a small tub of Vaseline in my bed…

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DIY: Homemade Hibiscus Shampoo Recipe

I have always tried to use homemade, natural products on my son, when he was a baby. For his hair wash I used to use gram flour mixed into a paste with little water. But as…

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Bindi (Forehead Decoration) – How to Design Your Own Bindis (Pottu) at Home

If you ever happen to visit a village fair in India, you will find these bindi stamps (pottu achu in Tamil) sold by small vendors. I got mine a long time ago and I have…

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How to Make Kajal (Surma) at Home| Kan-Mai Preparation

Any makeup for women will be incomplete without applying eyeliner. We call this traditional eyeliner kohl/kajal/ kan-mai. Though I am not a person who loves makeup, I love to apply eye kohl. In fact most…

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DIY: Natural Homemade Face Paint Recipe for Kids

It is always a big struggle for parents, when it comes to dressing up children for fancy dress competitions. It is even greater struggle when the fancy dress competition involves face paint. It is mainly…

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DIY :Natural Homemade Mosquito Repellent Recipe

Mosquitoes are a huge problem all over the world and it is the major cause of  of deaths every year. I still remember watching a TV channel listing of the top 5 organisms that are…

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DIY Best Homemade Night Cream for Fairness & Glowing Skin

I had a lot of fun making this homemade almond oil night cream. This cream is silky smooth and has a beautiful smell of fresh roses. It leaves the skin fair and glowing, if used…

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DIY : Best Homemade After Shave Lotion Recipe

This homemade after shave lotion is very fragrant and will make a great holiday gift. There is something deeply satisfying, about making our own things and presenting it to the people we love and of…

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