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: Homemade Salt & Mint Tooth Powder Recipe

This homemade salt and mint tooth powder recipe is excellent in preventing tooth decay and helps fight mouth odor very effectively. This is a natural home remedy that was prescribed for anyone who suffered from…

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DIY: How to Make Orange Candle

I have always felt amazingly calm whenever I light an aromatic candle or burn a soothing incense at home. I always have a stock of incense sticks at home. But lately I am into aromatic…

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Top 5 Health Benefits Of Sunflower Seeds For Skin, Weight Loss, Pregnancy & Hair

    Sunflower seeds have amazing health and skin benefits and they are a very popular snack, especially during baseball games. They are high in vitamin e, vitamin b and have a good amount of…

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Chuna/ Slaked Lime/ Sunnambu Medicinal Uses: Cure For Throat Infection!

This is a home remedy that my mom used to use regularly. When she was younger she used to regularly get this infection in the throat, which was not painful but made talking very difficult.…

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DIY: Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizer Recipe

Sanitizers are great because when you are traveling or in emergency, you don’t have to search for water to wash your hands. Just rub a small portion of sanitizer, the alcohol and antibacterial properties of…

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Ginger & Honey Medicinal Use: Home Remedy For Cough!

Ginger and honey makes a wonderful home remedy for indigestion and cough (Irumal Marunthu in Tamil). Though they have their individual benefits when used separately, this combination provides the best results for treating cold and…

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Homemade Cucumber Eye Gel: Benefits + DIY Recipe

Whenever I think of cucumber eye gel, the only words that pops into my mind are cool and refreshing. When we are stressed, tired or ill, it reflects first in our eyes. Our eyes get…

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Homemade Walnut Face Scrub Recipe

It is always fun and relaxing to do facial treatments. It is even greater fun, when it is done during the marriage ceremonies with all our cousins and friends. We all want to look our…

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Cumin & Palm Candy (Panakarkandu): Cure For Throat Pain

This home remedy for throat pain made with freshly ground cumin/ jeera and palm candy, commonly called” Panakarkandu”in Tamil is a very effective Indian home remedy for throat ulcer. When we get throat ulcers, it…

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How to Dry Amla at Home in Sun: Dried Amla Recipe + Benefits

It is easy to make dried amlas at home and it has wonderful health benefits. The wonderful thing about amlas is that even if we dry them, they don’t lose their nutrients. Amlas have a…

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Neem Mouthwash: The Benefits + DIY Recipe

This natural, homemade mouthwash is made with one of my favorite ingredients, neem. In India, neem mouth wash is used for dental health for centuries. The tender branches of neem tree were used as a…

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