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Is It A Pimple Or A Whitehead? Find out the different types of acne and their treatment! (Product suggestions available in India)

          There is something more painful than a huge puss-filled pimple on the face right before an important outing... Yes! You guessed it right! A bunch of uninvited red bumps all over the face. But don't worry, you are not alone, acne is a common skin condition typically caused by clogged pores. A range of different factors like dead skin cells, bacteria, hormones, diet, certain skincare, and makeup ingredients could clog the pores. Most of us go through the phase of acne during the age of 11-25 but it could occur during the later stages of life as well. Even though acne can make us feel conscious, it is something temporary and treatable. Understanding the different types of acne and including the right ingredient to treat them in the routine can play a significant role in improving the condition of the skin.  Types Of Acne With Pictures Acnes are majorly of three types:   (1) The Non-Inflammatory Acne:-  In simple words, inflammation correlates to redness and swelling, In this
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How To Tackle Anxiety!

For as long as I can remember, I was always a ‘Straight-A’ student, which along with being a reason for my happiness was also a reason for my anxiety. I constantly pressured myself to always perform better than others. Coming second in class was never an option. This led me to overthink and create scenarios in my mind like “ What if I failed to come first in class? ” or I would think about being a disappointment to my family if I did not outperform all other students . This had a positive effect, that it kept me on my toes all the time and be the best in everything I did, but it rooted the seeds of anxiety and overthinking in my mind. As I grew up, studies were not the only thing that made me anxious, everything I cared about including my future, relationships, family, etc made me stressed. Because of the symptoms like nervousness, feeling worried, etc, I knew I had mild-to-moderate anxiety. I was not an anxious ball 24*7 , it was only during certain situations that I felt anx

Rice Water Hair Mask Worth A Try!

   Lately, I have been seeing a tons of articles and videos on using rice water for hair. So, I decided to give it a try! Most of the articles suggested using rice water as a final rinse but I decided to do something a little different. I made a hair mask using rice water and fenugreek since my scalp was a little irritated and there is nothing better than fenugreek for scalp irritations.        Rice water is rich in starch, flavanoids, phenolic compounds, Vitamins like A, C and E, etc. It helps in strengthening the hair because of its high nutrient content. Rice water can be prepared in two ways: (1) Wash uncooked rice with plain water to get rid of all the dirt and when it is completely clean wash it again with water,slightly press the rice grains while doing so. Store the water in a glass jar at room temperature overnight. Rice water is ready to use! (2) Collect the rice stock after boiling the rice. Store it in a glass jar at room temperature overnight to prepare the rice water.

Different Ways To Use Hair Conditioner!

  Conditioner is the most important part of my hair routine, if I skipped it my hair becomes really frizzy and have some of the most stubborn knots. I recommend using silicon free conditioner as it is   lighter, more moisturizing and easier to wash off. We all know the 'traditional' way of using conditioner that is applying it after rinsing the shampoo off. Here, are some other amazing ways to incorporate conditioner in your hair care routine so as to make the most of the product. Multi use products are more budget friendly as you don't  have to invest in other products which are meant to serve the same purpose. (1)Detangler  By using conditioner you can get rid of the most stubborn knots in just few minutes because of the slip it has. Emulsify the conditioner with water in your palms and apply over dry hair. Don't take a lot of product, all you need is a dime sized amount. Start combing your hair starting from bottom making your way upwards. This will get r

Styling Plaid Suspender Pants In Four Different Ways!

   Styling any statement piece of clothing is always a challenge as they are really over powering. When we use such pieces while putting together an outfit, the outcome can be really loud at times. You might wonder that can every day outfits be created using such pieces and the answer is Absolutely Yes!  In this post, I have styled a high waist plaid pants in four different ways but you can create these looks using any kind of statement pants. So, lets get started! (1)With A Hoodie    I don't know about you, but whenever I don't feel like putting any efforts in my outfits, I throw on a hoodie with some comfortable pants. This look is stylish yet comfortable, all I have done here is paired a black hoodie with the pants as black pairs well with almost everything. The length of the hoodie was not flattering so I  cropped it using a belt. For all the looks, I have kept the accessories minimal with black stud earrings and a wrist watch so as to not make the final outcome l

How To Style Jeans In Ten Different Ways!

    We all own at least one skinny jeans which fits us as it was made just for us!. We always style it in the same boring way and think that different outfits require different jeans and there cannot be many variations. This is definitely a misconception, in this post I will tell you how 10 different outfits can be created using a single jeans! (For all the looks I have used a dark blue high waisted multi button jeans which I bought from a local store) (1)Brunch Date      On a brunch date, our outfit should be casual, comfortable and look like we have put a little effort. For this look, I paired the jeans with a nude coloured drawstring top with floral prints. This top is perfect as it is flowy but because of the drawstring it accentuates the natural waist and the soft colour and prints add a feminine touch to the feminine look. I completed the look with some hoop earrings, a shell bracelet and a mesh ballerina flats because of the entire soft theme of the outfit. (2)Colleg