DIY – AHA Chemical Peel at Home for Rejuvenated and Clear Skin

In my previous post, I have shared BHA Chemical Peel or Salicylic Acid Peel. Salicylic acid peels are known for its superficial chemical peel that only affects the outermost layers of our skin. It is a two step process, where you apply acid first and later apply a neutralizer to stop the acidic process. And I have clearly said; use this peel once in 15-20 days. This peel not just helps in reducing the pimple or acne production but also helps in reducing marks and scars.

However, in today’s post I am sharing DIY Chemical Peel but AHA Chemical Peel or Glycolic Acid Peel. AHA stands for Alpha Hydroxy Acid and it is the mildest chemical peel one can try at home. It is mainly for skin lightening, removal of fade pimple marks or scars, etc. However, regular treatments can help with removing fine lines, brown marks and dry spots due to aging or sun damage as well. Alpha Hydroxy Acid is mainly derived from fruits and vegetables. The main acids used for this treatment are – Citric acid, Glycolic acid, Lactic acid, Malic acid and Tartaric acid. These acids are used in a combination to get the best result out of it.

AHA Chemical Peel

Side Effects – After using this peel, one need to be very particular about the sunscreen usage. And moreover, I suggest apply this peel in night before sleeping because after applying this peel one should not step into sun for 3-4 hours. Nevertheless, it’s just a 30 minutes procedure so it’s easy to spare at least 30 minutes for your skin. Another thing, if your skin irritates a lot stop using it however little tingling on skin is okay.

For lactic acid I am using yogurt but if you have a dry skin you can use full cream raw milk (not boiled). This facemask will help in lightening the pimple marks but also helps in rejuvenating the skin cells.  Yogurt contains zinc that helps to attain a clear skin, and also removes blemishes and acne. I suggest you to use normal yogurt not those fat free ones. Yogurt is also known for its excellent scrub qualities for sensitive skin and you left with moisturised and glowing skin.

Now let’s talk about another acid i.e. glycolic acid or citric acid. You can combine any of these acids in lactic acid (yogurt or milk) to make the AHA Chemical Peel. I am using Citric acid i.e. lemon juice or Orange Juice. For Glycolic acid you can use sugar (sugarcane) also. I prefer lemon juice because of its known properties for removing scars and marks and also provide enough of vitamin C which rejuvenates our skin cells. You can also use lemon or orange essential oils.

Let’s note down the procedure and ingredients to make this wonderful AHA Chemical Peel at home. Continue reading DIY – AHA Chemical Peel at Home for Rejuvenated and Clear Skin

Protein Strengthening Hair Pack – To Combat Hair Fall and Hair Re-growth

Results after using the protein hair pack for 3 months 🙂

Beauty Tips By Sud

After Using this pack for 3 months – hair fall is just negligible, hair is soft and shiny and its growing healthy can’t say much about volume, I guess I need to use this pack for at least an year to find out the drastic change; right now I am absolutely in love with this pack!<No Filter, No edits for this Picture>


Since I am combating with hair fall and hair thinning; I keep ensure to eat healthy and do regular hot oil massages and follow the other remedies and tips for hair regrowth. In this list, I want to add this wonderful hair pack which has done wonders on my hair. Hair fall is absolutely reduced and now my hair is more manageable, soft and silky. This protein pack consists of legumes, egg, amla & shikakayi, hibiscus flowers, fenugreek seeds and other goodness which helps in keeping your…

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Winter Hair Care: Papaya Banana Hair Mask

Winter means dryness whether it’s chapped lips, dry skin or hands but also dry and lifeless hair. Winters absorb all the moisture and make our skin and hair dry. One of the important tip is keep yourself hydrated throughout the day. Moreover, in winters we even don’t feel like drinking water but the truth is our body still need water to flush out those toxins and keep your body hydrated and moisturized. So, make sure you drink enough water to keep yourself hydrated.

In winters, we mostly take care of face, hands, feet, but forgets about our hair. Our hair needs nourishment and food so that they can keep at bay the effects of harmful winter atmosphere.

Winter Hair Care: Papaya Banana Hair Mask
Winter Hair Care: Papaya Banana Hair Mask

In today’s post I am sharing a nourishing hair mask which is not just hydrating but also nourishing for hair follicles. We all know how papaya is great for your skin as its rich in enzymes and maintain the PH balance of the skin. Similarly, our scalp needs nourishment and the PH balance should be maintained. What happens in winters, due to dryness our scalp skin starts getting flaky which results into dandruff and later hair fall. Moreover, enzyme in papaya also known as papain is known to break down protein and when used on the skin it dissolves dead skin. And also Papaya contains carotene, potassium vitamin A, vitamin C and other essential minerals which are completely delight for your body and skin.

Likewise, banana is another delightful fruit if you want to get rid of dryness. Bananas are not just yummy but they are absolutely healthy.  It contains potassium, iron, B Vitamins including B6 and B12 and it is good for a whole host of issues, including anaemia, constipation and diarrhoea, maintaining healthy bones and teeth, regulating blood pressure, kidney health, and improved nerve function, and stress relief.

Nevertheless, let’s make this amazing hair pack, there is one more amazing protein hair mask that you can try 12 months a year – Continue reading Winter Hair Care: Papaya Banana Hair Mask

DIY: Collagen Boosting Eye Cream

These days’ women as well as men spend plenty of money over eye creams. And the reason is puffy eyes, eyes bags and dark circles etc.  One of the major reasons of this symptom is lack of sleep, tiredness, stress and not drinking enough water.

Another factor is the skin under your eyes gets thinner which results puffiness. It happens because of the depleting collagen level from our body. As our age increases the production of collagen also decreases. Secondly, people who are anemic can also face dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.

DIY collagen boosting eye cream

What an eye cream does? It stimulates the production of collagen. An eye cream mostly contains vitamin A, vitamin C and Vitamin e. If you want to improve the collagen level start including foods which are rich in vitamin A and C. Secondly foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.

There is a myth that eye creams can remove wrinkles and puffiness completely. One needs to understand, with the age you cannot prevent eye bags completely. However, if you maintain a healthy lifestyle i.e. healthy diet, workouts, enough sleep and drinking enough water then you can definitely slow your aging.

Now why collagen is important? Because collagen is a protein found in connective tissues of our body. Collagen works to reduce the signs of aging by plumping up the skin, making it firm and flexible due to the fibrous and stable structure of the substance.

Here, I am making an eye cream using ingredients like coconut oil, aloe-vera gel, vitamin e and rose essential oil.

Coconut oil is not just good for hair but it is amazing for our skin too and coconut oil good for under eye bags. It also got the properties of anti-aging face cream, it repairs tissues and damaged cells, and it also hydrates the skin. In fact it helps in removing the burn marks too. Coconut oil is absolutely soothing for skin and it never cause any irritations as well.

Next is aloe-vera. We all know the benefits of aloe vera – it contains 18 amino acids that work together to heal and soothe dry, irritated skin. It contains essential vitamins and minerals that help to fight off free radicals that may cause wrinkling.

Next is rose essential oil. It is a complete bliss. It got all the properties that help in fighting aging. It helps in removing dark spots, wrinkles, etc. It contains Vitamin C and is rich in anti-oxidants. It is also known for its aroma therapy.

So, now we have discussed the ingredients and benefits of it. Let’s jot down the procedure to make this wonder DIY collagen boosting eye cream.

Note: Use little froze state coconut oil for the creamy consistency and store the cream in the refrigerator because cooler the cream is more soothing is the effects. Continue reading DIY: Collagen Boosting Eye Cream

DIY – Lemongrass and Green Tea Toner

 lemongrass and green tea toner

Coming soon!!

As I promised that I’ll make an amazing toner for acne prone and dull skin. So, I am making this amazing lemongrass and green tea toner!! Keep looking this space for the whole recipe.

Toning is the essential part of your daily skin care routine. Toning helps in tightening the pores and also helps in cleaning the pores. Generally one can try rose water or rose toner for toning process and you can make your own DIY rose toner at home. Click Here to read the procedure.

I was more curious to make a toner which not just reduces the acnes scars but helpful in reducing the occurrence of acne as well, moreover it makes your skin hydrated and youthful too. This toner helps in reducing the pore sizes and also gives an instant glow, removes aging signs and helps in getting that youthful skin.

Now why I have decided to make a lemongrass and green tea toner is because of its beneficial factors. Lemongrass is an anti-microbial and anti-bacterial herb which means it will help to limit bacterial or microbial growth on your skin. It can also help ward off skin infections as well as lessen skin issues caused by bacterial infections, such as folliculitis and cellulitis. This herb also acts as an astringent, which constricts the skin. This helps to minimize pores, limit the secretions of oil and provide a temporary skin-firming treatment.

lemon grass

Now if I talk about Green Tea, we all know that caffeine is really great for your skin. It not just provides youthfulness but it is a great anti-oxidant for your skin. Now, these anti-oxidants are effective against free radicals. These free radicals, which are formed when the skin is exposed to the UV rays of the sun, are accountable for premature aging. So it guards you against sunburn and tanning. You can read more about green tea benefits for skin here.

Lemongrass and Green Tea

So now when you have read the benefits and facts about this toner; lets just jot down the ingredients and method to make this toner. Continue reading DIY – Lemongrass and Green Tea Toner

DIY Rose Toner for a Healthy Supple Skin

<Let’s welcome our buddy writer Dimpy Panwar. Dimpy called me one day that she got handful of organic roses and what she can do with it. And immediately we both decided to make a nice Refreshing Toner or Rose Water. As I have already discussed why you need to tone your skin and how toning is important in the skin regime disrespect to what kind of skin you have. Whether you have an oily , combination, normal or dry skin; toning is essential. You can read about Basic Care, Here.

I am also working on a DIY Skin Toner especially for oily and sensitive skin. I am going to share the recipe soon here. But This Rose toner is suitable for all skin types. Just remember, you can vary the additives or natural preservatives as per your need and choice. Dimpy as has added jojoba oil in it since jojoba oil controls the sebum production in your skin. Sebum is the main root cause for oily skin and pimples. However, it makes this toner as an oil and water mixture which means you have shake-well before use. The other preservatives you can use are Rose essential oil, lavender, lemon/orange essential oil and tea-tree essential oil etc. Essential oils are the concentrated oil which is extracted from flowers and fruits which makes them suitable for any water based or cream based carriers. Moreover, essential oil are water soluble and helps in increasing the shelf life of the product.

Although whenever you are doing such DIY projects always make small batches of it. Since we don’t use any artificial preservatives therefore the life of the product lessens down. Nevertheless, let’s jot down the steps to make this wonderful DIY Rose Water/Toner. And All thanks to DIMPY 🙂 Continue reading DIY Rose Toner for a Healthy Supple Skin

Quick Post: DIY Honey–Cinnamon–Nutmeg

Who likes marks on their skin and specially pimple marks and acne scars? We try different types of creams and face packs just to get rid of these marks. However we mostly forget that solution is in our hands itself in fact in the kitchen.

In today’s quick post I am sharing a mask which is not just tasty but it is an absolute delight for your skin. It will not just make your skin supple and fresh but it helps in reducing those pimple marks and scars.

It smells great and taste yummy too. EEEee.. I actually can’t stop myself but to lick it! 😛

honey cinnamon nutmeg

Just remember this face mask is completely herbal and harmless for your skin. And this face mask needs to be applied on every alternate days if you are trying to get rid of scars.

All you need – Continue reading Quick Post: DIY Honey–Cinnamon–Nutmeg