Santoor body lotion with sandalwood and sakura extracts review

Hi everyone 🙏

In my recent visit to a shopping mart ,I came across sntoor body lotion this lotion was on offer of buy one get one so I bought it because winters are here and body lotions are must product for winter. It’s been 3 – 4 weeks since I am using this lotion so in this post I am reviewing Santoor Perfumed body lotion whitening and UV protection.

Price: Rs. 215 for 250 ml

Packaging: It comes in a pump Despenser bottle

Colour and texture:

white coloured medium consistency product

Smell: very soothing and refreshing sandlewood like fragrance.

Ingredients:

Product claims:

  • All seasons moisturising lotion.
  • Skin whitening and UV protection.
  • Moisturizer and soften skin. throughout the day.
  • Improve skin texture and have anti-ageing properties.

My experience: As above I mentioned 4 major points which this product claims to be ,now here is my experience does these Four claims proven true or not.

True claims:

It is a good moisturizer for your skin .It makes your skin smooth and soft whithout making it greasy.

This is a very good moisturizer for mansoons and summers .

Improve skin texture and have anti -ageing extracts.

False claims:

It doesn’t provide moisturisation throughout the day in winters.After 3-4 hrs. you need to apply lotion again .

Not lightens skin tone.

You need to apply separate SPF cream for sun protection.

This is a very good body lotion for summers but for winters you can use this lotion as a face moisturizer and hand cream because in winter your body needs heavy moisturisation.

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5 different kajal /kohal looks for makeup beginners

Makeup is an art and it enhances your features. After makeup you feel more confident and beautiful. If you are not comfortable with full makeup look or beginner in this makeup world so don’t worry just start by applying kajal or eyeliner. Single stroke of kajal /eyeliner can make a bigger difference in your looks. In this post I am going to share five different styles of wearing Kajal or eyeliner.

Kajal in lower lash line

This is very simple everyday kajal /kohl look,for this look apply double stroke of kajal on your lower water line & you are ready to go.

Kajal on upper lash line (tightlining)

To achieve this look apply kajal on your upper water line. This look enhances your lashes and makes them look bigger.

Winged liner look

To achieve above look apply kajal on upper eyelid and make a small wing at the end. This look goes very well with bold lips.

Bold kajal look

For bold eyes look apply 2-3 strokes of kajal on your both water lines and lash lines. You can block kajal with eyeliner so that it don’t smudges off.

Smoky eyes

This is simple and quick eye makeup look for night parties. For this look apply dark stroke of kajal /kohl pencile on upper lash line as well as on lower lash line and then smudges it with your finger. It gives your eyes sexy and bold look & it looks perfect with nude lip shades.

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Top 5 tips to boost your Mental health

Our mental health plays major role in our life . A mentally healthy person have a positive outlook towards life and he enjoys every bit of his life .While a person having poor mental health lives a hectic and stressful life which leads to anxiety, depression, dyslexia like mental disorders.

We can avoid these mental problrms by doing small changes our lifestyle .So in this post I am going to share 5 basic and small habits which are necessary for our mental health

1. Meditation or breathing exercise

Like physical exercise mental exercise is also necessary to conditions our minds. Daily 5-10 minutes breathing exercise is very helpful to avoid stress and anxiety.

2. Spend some time with nature

Flowers, birds,sky and our green sorroundings always makes us happy .So try to spend 15 to 20 minutes outside and feel the nature.It is a great instant mood enhancer therapy for our stressful life.

3. Eating healthy

Green veggies, fruit and nuts makes us healthy internally , physically and mentally .food with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids is very important for our brain cells. It is found in nuts ,fish and flaxseeds. So eating right food is necessary for our brains nourishment and mental health.

4. Reading

Reading is a good habit for our mental health. It nourishes our brain cells and helps to improve memory. Daily readings makes us focused and avoid stress . Motivational books are very helpful for mental growth.

Sleeping

A good 6-8 hrs sleep is very mandatory for our mental health. Good sleep rests the brain ,repairs brain cells and helps them to grow. Sleep rejuvenates our mind and improve our mental health by avoiding stress , anxiety , depression etc.

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Home Remedies for Nail care.

Every girl wants beautiful, strong , shiny nails. But due to fast life we don’t care them properly, here is some nail care tips.

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1. Use scrubber on your nails once a week to make them shiny.

2. Massage your nails with olive oil for strong nails.

3. Rub Vaseline on nails after taking bath for nourishing cuticles and nails.

4. For soft nails make paste of honey and olive oil apply it on nails for 5 minutes, then wash it off with cold water. Repeat this tip thrice a week for best results.

5. For dry and brittle nails massage gently for five minutes with vitamin E oil or almond oil before going to bed. Follow this remedy daily for noticeable change.

6. For instant shiny nails clean your nails with toothpaste and soft toothbrush and then massage with baby oil .

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7. For brighter and whiter nails soak your nails in lemon juice for 10 minutes or rub squeezed lemon on nails.

8. For stronger and healthier nails dissolve a tablespoon salt in warm water. Add few drops of olive oil and add a tablespoon lemon juice. Soak your nails for 15 minutes in thi solution, rinse with lukewarm water pat dry massage with almond oil. Repeat this tip two times per week for best results.

9. Soak your nails in lukewarm mustard oil for 5 to 10 minutes then rub each of them gently and slowly to ensure the circulation this tip will provide nourishment to your cuticles and makes your nails strong.

10. Soak your nails in warm milk for 10 minutes to strengthen and whiten your nails and grow them faster.
Beside all these tips drink lots of water to keep your nails and cuticles hydrated.

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5 ways to use milk in your skin care regime

Milk is one of the best known home remedy for various skin related problems.Milk helps to prevent premature aging, remove blemishes on the face, make the face look more radiant, lower allergic skin reaction, heals wounds, nourishes and softens the skin and removes dead skin cells. So in today’s post I am going to share some tricks to use milk in your skin care routine.
Tips to use milk in your DIY beauty treatments.

1.Milk as a Cleanser

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of milk
+
1 teaspoon of honey

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Procedure: Mix both the ingredients well and apply all over your face and neck evenly . Now gently massage your face in circular motion for 3 to 5 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water after 5 minutes. It makes your skin soft, prevent acne and hyperpigmentation.
Or
Cleanse your face with raw milk it will remove all the dirt from your face

2. Milk as a exfoliant
Ingredients: Milk+oatmeal

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Procedure:
Lactic acid in milk is works best to exfoliate dead and dry skin. Just mix 1/2 cup of oatmeal with milk in bowl to make paste. Rub this paste on your face or body,let it rest for 5 minutes and rinse it off .

3. Face Mask:
Ingredients:Milk + Almond

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Procedure: Soak 5-6 almonds in water or milk overnight. Next morning peel off and crush them to make fine paste with a teaspoon of milk. Apply this paste on your face or neck area, let it dry and then rinse it with lukewarm water.
This mask will help to get rid of blemishes, fine lines,dark circles, age spots and also helps to lighten the skin .

4. Milk as a toner:
Ingredients: Milk + Cucumber juice

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Procedure: Milk has natural lipids which moisturize your skin and cucumber juice helps to tightens your skin. Mix cucumber juice in milk and apply it to your face. Leave it on for 15 minutes then rinse and get glowing skin.

5.Milk as a moisturizer
Milk is a good moisturizer for dry skin .Just dip a cotton ball in raw milk and dab all over your face. Allow it to dry and then wash it off with cool water. Or
Massage your body with milk before shower.

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Milk bath is also a easiest way to get smooth and soft skin in winters. For this just add 1 or 2 cups of milk in your bath water.

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Top 7 home remedies for dehydration

Dehydration is a common problem during summers. Excessive lose of water and other body fluids can give rise to a dangerous situation called dehydration.
Some common causes of dehydration are diarrhea, vomiting, excessive sweating and increased urination.
Dehydration disrupt the normal metabolic functions of the body.

There are so many home remedies which can helps to overcome the dehydration.
1) Water

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The best way to prevent dehydration is to drink plenty of water. People who are suffered from dehydration should drink minimum of two liters of water every day.

2) Lime Juice

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Freshly prepared lime juice is also helpful to cure dehydration.

3)Sugar and salt water

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Sugar salt water contains electrolytes which helps to reduce dehydration.Boil 1 litre water and add some salt and sugar as per your taste ,drink this water when it’s cool.lntake of this water at regular intervals increases your fluid as well as mineral levels.

4)Fruits

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Fruits having high water content like watermelon, cucumbers are also helpful to overcome dehydration.
Bananas are also effective as this fruit is rich source of potassium which is a valuable natural cure for dehydration.

5)Coconut Water

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Coconut water is also quickly cure your dehydration as it has high electrolytes as well as high potassium and iron content.

6)Curd

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Curd helps to restore the levels of sodium and potassium and thereby cures dehydration.you can add ginger power and salt into it.

7)Buttermilk

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Buttermilk is an excellent home remedy for dehydration. Drink freshly prepared buttermilk to hydrate your body.Add a pinch of mint powder ,cumin powder and a pinch of salt for added taste. You should drink buttermilk several times a day to recover from dehydration.

Beside these remedies you should avoid coffee ,tea and spicy food.

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5 benefits of alovera gel on skin

Nowadays aloe-vera gel is well known natural beauty product available in market. It is loaded with vitamins, minerals and fibers which makes it beneficial for our skin.

It can be easily extract from leaves of the aloe-vera plant and in ancient times people used aloevera gel as a medicine for healing various skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, cut, burns.

Here are some benefits of aloe-vera gel on your skin

  1. For Dry skin

Take some aloevera gel and mix it with few drops of almond oil and apply on your face and with gentle massage. Repeat this daily before bed to get fast and visible results.

2 For acne and pimples

It’s anti-inflammatory properties helps to cures skin problem like eczema, acne, pimples and also fades blemishes.

3 Prevent skin aging

Due to Antioxidant properties it fights with free radical which causes wrinkles and fine lines on face. So regular application of aloe-vera gel helps to prevent early aging signs by restoring skins elasticity and keeping your skin hydrated.

4 For Sunburn


cooling properties of vera gel makes it a great ointment for soothing UV burns and chemical burns.

5 For oily skin

Aloe-vera gel also helps to tighten the skin pores and gives instant matt look to your skin in summers. So it can be used as tonar.

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