neem oil

Neem oil! What the who? Derived from the fruits and seeds of the neem tree, a plant indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, neem oil is a long-kept Indian beauty/health secret. I remember my grandmother's neem tree and how often she'd use its leaves/oil for both cosmetic and medicinal purposes. Neem is jam-packed with fatty acids,…

turmeric and besan

gram flour, turmeric, and milk mask

Growing up in an Indian household provided a treasure trove of natural beauty and skincare solutions. Not to mention delicious food, beautiful saris, yoga, and Ayurveda (a system of holistic medicine)...but that's a story for another day... via Pinterest Now that we've all been captivated by Aishwarya Rai, let's get back to business. Growing up,…