8 Easy to Make Homemade Beauty Treatments

Posted by: at 9/30/2016 12:14:00 pm

There are so many ingredients available in your kitchen which are very beneficial for you. These ingredients can be used in many home beauty treatments for skin, hair and health. Here is a list of home beauty treatments you can do with the things easily available in your kitchen.

1) Facial Mask for Glowing Skin

Facial Mask for Glowing Skin

To get glowing skin instantly try making a face mask using egg. As egg white is known to make your  skin tighter and firmer and egg yolk can nourish and hydrate your skin. To make this amazing face mask you will need 1 whipped egg and 1 tablespoon of oil (Olive/coconut oil). Mix it well and apply the face mask on your skin, making sure you avoid the eye area. Let the mask sit there for about 10 minutes and then wash it off using lukewarm water. This homemade facial treatment will make your skin rejuvenated, nourished and glowing. Apply this mask once a week for best results.

2) Homemade Makeup Remover

Homemade Makeup Remover

The best way to remove makeup safely and efficiently at home is by using coconut oil or olive oil. Both these oils are very beneficial for your beauty, whether you use them to cook or you use them in your homemade beauty treatments. To naturally, safely and easily remove makeup you can apply a little coconut or olive oil directly on your skin and gently massage your face for two minutes so that the oil dissolves the makeup. Now soak a clean washcloth in warm water and keep it on your face and gently wipe your makeup off till the oil is completely gone. Coconut oil can also be used to remove eye makeup as well. Natural oils are very gentle on your skin and nourish, soften and hydrate your face.


3) Homemade Hair Conditioner

Homemade Hair Conditioner one ripe banana and one ripe avocado

To make an amazing rejuvenating homemade hair conditioner all you need to do is mash one ripe banana and one ripe avocado. Using a blender make a paste of it, to this add one tablespoon of sunflower oil and one tablespoon of honey. Apply this mix on your damp and shampooed hair. Leave this conditioner in your hair for 15 minutes. Now rinse your hair thoroughly. This is sure to leave your hair feeling soft and healthy.


4) Natural Body Scrub

Natural Body Scrub

Sugar is one of the best natural exfoliator and for the same reason is an important ingredient in many store bought scrubs. Store bought body scrubs are not only expensive, but also, are usually, loaded with chemicals which are harmful for your skin in the long run. So why not make your own natural homemade body scrub, using some basic ingredients available in your kitchen. To make your own homemade sugar scrub all you need to do is to mix 3 tablespoons of sugar with 3 tablespoons of oil (Olive or Coconut oil), To this add a drop of any amazing smelling essential oil that you like. Now apply this mixture on your entire body and scrub for couple of minutes and later rinse your body using warm water.

5) Avocado facial to nourish your skin

Avocado facial to nourish your skin

Avocados are rich in vitamins, natural fats and oils which work as natural moisturisers for your skin. To make this homemade avocado facial mask you need to Mash half ripe avocado to which you add 1 tablespoon of oil (Coconut oil or Olive oil or Sweet Almond oil), apply this paste on your face and let it sit there for 10 minutes. Later rinse your face with lukewarm water. This homemade beauty treatment helps in treating dry skin problem by gently nourishing and moisturising your face.

6) Home Remedy for Baggy Eyes and Dark Circles 

Cucumber slices Home Remedy for Baggy Eyes and Dark Circles

For ages cucumber has been used as a home remedy for dark circles. Place a slice of cucumber over each of your eye while you lie down, keep the slices on your eyes for 15 minutes and later splash your face with some cold water. Cucumber slices are known to be very effective in reducing puffiness of the eyes and refreshing the skin around your eyes which helps in reducing dark circles. You can also substitute cucumber with potato slices.


7) Remedy for Dark Underarms

Turmeric and lemon Remedy for Dark Underarms

Are you trying to get rid of dark underarms then this remedy is sure to do the trick. For this remedy you need to mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder with 1 teaspoon of lemon and make a paste by mixing it. Apply this paste on your underarms and leave it there for 10 minutes , later rinse your underarms with water. Another remedy is to make a paste of honey or plain yogurt mixed with lemon and apply it. Using a mix of baking soda and water to exfoliate your underarms regularly also can help you get rid of underarms darkness by removing dead skin cells accumulated in that area.


8) Get Stronger and Faster Growing Nails

Lemon Juice Get Stronger and Faster Growing Nails

To make your nails grow stronger and faster, you can soak your nails in lemon juice or milk for 5-10 minutes, this will make them stronger and whiter. Applying olive oil or coconut oil on your  nails and massaging your cuticles will make your nails stronger and lighter. Also always wear gloves while washing the dishes as the harmful chemicals cause damage to your nails. 
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Picture of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Posted by: at 9/30/2016 11:40:00 am

India 01 September 2016: Picture of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
  Picture /Photo of Farhan Akhtar in the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
 Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial
Picture from the new Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx Nature Challenge TVC - Tv Commercial

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Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor

Posted by: at 9/30/2016 09:00:00 am

India 30 September 2016:  Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor


Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
  Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL

Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
  Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL

Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
 Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL

Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
 Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL


Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
 Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL

Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
  Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL

Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
  Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL

Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
 Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL
Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
 Good Knight
Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
 Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL

Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
 Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On -  4 Dots to be applied on clothes and protects for 8 hours against mosquitoes outdoor a product of Godrej Consumer - GCPL
Images /Photo of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd  (GCPL) Good Knight launches Fabric Roll-On : For a Mosquito Free Outdoor
Fabric Roll on -100 percent natural 

Here is the video of it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8WOzh2VpAw




The campaign "khul ke jiyo ghar ke baahar" was launched with a panel discussion that has celebrity parents lara dutta and mahesh bhupathi  - consultant pediatrician at bombay hospital and sunil kataria.
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Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Posted by: at 9/30/2016 08:32:00 am

India 30 September 2016: Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

Picture/ Photo of Deepika Padukone and Myntra champion self-belief in their new brand campaign for All About You

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IIMs asked scale up capacity. Will quality get compromised?

Posted by: at 9/30/2016 06:33:00 am

India 30 September 2016: Hon’ble Union Minister of HRD, Prakash Javadekar has asked the Indian Institute of Managements (IIMs) to ponder over ways in which their intake capacity can be increased.

A meeting with heads of various IIMs was held to discuss on how to raise the bar in terms of quality education and to scale up the existing intake capacity. Directors of Old, New and ‘Baby’ IIMs, some of which are mentored by old IIMs, are supposed to submit their respective plans with respect to the proposed expansion plan.

Presently around 20 IIMs offers seats to nearly 10,000 students every year and HRD ministry is keen that this number be taken close to 20,000. Candidates are selected for admission at IIMs strictly based on ranks on the aggregate score based on CAT/GMAT, Academic Rating and WAT  and PI scores for all categories.

Apparently, many new and baby IIMs have been struggling with existing challenges of meeting expansion targets, infrastructure, creating a balanced eco-system and finding quality faculty. Many of the new and IIMs do not have their own campus and operates out of shared campus or shared infrastructure of the state. Even for some of the established top IIMs filling up existing seats while maintaining quality of students, has been a challenge as IIMs need to abide by the reservation policy laid down by Government of India - 27% of the seats are reserved for NC-OBC, 15% for SC and 7.5% for ST candidates.  3% seats are reserved for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) candidates - a) low-vision/blindness, b) hearing impairment, and c) loco motor disability, cerebral palsy.
As per a RTI response by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM A), the minimum CAT percentile for ST students has fallen from 83 % for 2010-12 batch to 80 % (2011-13) and 60 % (2012-14) to 38.34% (2013-15) session.


According to Dr. Jitendra K Das, former Dean IIM Lucknow (Noida Campus) also having taught at IIM Ahmedabad & Kozikhode, currently Director, FORE School of Management, New Delhi,
“Considering the large requirement, it is a good initiative to increase admission seats in the IITs and the IIMs. However, it seems that the government is ignoring the contribution to higher education by the non-government institutions which collectively provide many times more than the seats on offer by the government institutions. It would be a paradigm shift if the government gave equal attention to the non-government institutions of higher education to bring them at par with the same or similar regulatory framework as enjoyed by the government institutions akin to a common corporate law that governs government as well as private companies.”

Many new IIMs do not have their own campus.


Echoing similar sentiments,Dr. P.K. Biswas, Director, Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Chennai, said, "It is welcome move but may backfire due to lack of quality faculty. The brand of IIM is already getting diluted with the mushrooming new IIMs. At IFMR, we have strong Ph.Dprogramme, initiated in 1982 before PGDM was launched in 2000.Currently we have 23 Ph.D Students with better stipend & facilities than IIMs or IITs.Government has to recognize contributions of top private B-Schools & support them too.Like Indian economy, which cannot survive without private sector, contributions of Private schools cannot be ignored.Energy should be drawn from synergy with private B-Schools, with track record and testimony."

Hon’ble Minister also expressed his desire to increase seats for Doctoral Programs, as that will address the shortage of faculties in the institutes.  For creating more PhDs, the Minister said that, better avenues of fellowship will be offered to willing candidates. He added that in line with the IIT Council, where it has been decided to award PM's scholarship for PhD program, government approval will be sought for PM's scholarship for best of PhD scholars in IIMs. Incidentally, according to earlier reports IIMs and other top B Schools in the country have a shortage of more than 5000 quality faculties.
IIMs asked scale up capacity. Will quality get compromised?


Talking about the quality issues, Dr. Jitendra Das, who has been a member of many Policy Level Committees of the Government of India, said, “Sudden and substantial increase in admission seats in the IIMs will bring forth the quality of education issues in these government institutions focused on shortage of quality faculty. A mere allocation of fund and creation of infrastructure cannot guarantee quality education. An open compensation structure for faculty, as is prevalent in some well-known institutions/universities in USA and Canada, will help fill the gap by attracting international faculty to work full time in these government institutions and thus, the government should let go of the fee that can be charged for these degree programs. It must be understood that higher education is a choice to be exercised by individuals and such a decision is always based on price-quality levels, if available. A similar policy for the non-government institutions/ university will do a lot good to meet the national need and as well create a competitive environment in the higher education space.”  

Incidentally, some of the top B Schools from the private sector which are well equipped with infrastructure, having quality facility and faculty in place, are yet to receive approvals from AICTE on their expansion plans.


Author – nirmalya pal
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