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Natural herbs are considered best to use in hair care. Like herbal shampoos, hair wash, hair packs etc. One such herb that is widely used and gives extremely amazing result for hair is shikakai. Basically we use Shikakai fruit pods that contain tiny seeds that we throw away. Other than that shikakai has various benefits and its plant’s bark and leaves are also used. You can get shikakai from the market in powder or dried fruit form. Shikakai can be used as a hair wash, herbal shampoo or even hair pack to get rid of various hair related problems. Let’s see what the benefits of shikakai are first before starting off with the uses of shikkakai.

We have been listening to our mothers and grandmothers praising the oil’s amazing properties right from the time we were kids. But then, how many of us are actually aware of the wide array of benefits it offers?

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Do you see soft, supple, radiant, glowing, blemish-free skin? Or do you see age spots and new wrinkles?

The skin is the first “aging” sign we tend to see in ourselves. We all want to find ways to keep our skin beautiful, soft, and, we hope, wrinkle free. We will each get some wrinkles, but nobody wants them prematurely!

If you swear by petroleum jelly to help keep your lips hydrated, here are a few innovative ways you can use it, other than as a lip balm.

Do you have a small bottle of petroleum jelly lying in your dressing table drawer at all times? A common ‘go-to solution’ for most beauty problems, petroleum jelly  is cheap and very effective.

Turmeric is a spice known in India as ‘haldi’ and it is derived from the roots of the curcuma longa plant. Native to South Asia, turmeric has been used in Indian cuisine for centuries and as an herbal remedy for many different ailments as well as being used as a dye and in cosmetics. Truly versatile spice turmeric is ingrained in Indian culture and here are twenty ways that you make use of what is known as the ‘Indian Saffron’:

Tusli or Holi Basil is a wonder herb that has been used for thousands of years in India. It has numerous health, skin and hair benefits. This article will cover some of the benefits of Tulsi in all three segments.

Have you ever wondered why you see Tea Tree Oil mentioned on so many healthcare and beauty product labels? The reason that it’s used in so many different lotions, creams and washes is that it is a naturally occurring product that has some amazing skin care and hair care properties.

Strawberries taste good and are great to make tarts and pudding but they can do lot more for the skin too. Yes, there are so many skin benefits of strawberries as they are nutrient rich and can be used for beauty recipes.

The use of Shikakai for hair care is well known but you will be surprised to know that it can be used for skin care too especially in treatment of skin diseases. It can treat diseases like scabies, dry skin and its regular use on skin can prevent further infection.

Tulsi or basil is one plant you are sure to find in most Indian homes. Considered a herb with several medicinal and healing properties, tulsi leaves are added to dishes or even eaten raw for its numerous benefits. What you perhaps may not know are its beauty secrets.