Archive | October, 2013

DIY Relaxing Ginger Winter Foot Soak

28 Oct

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With winter here, I pay special attention to my feet as I tend to get dry around the heels. I love to soak my feet in warm water once a week, and to make the experience more relaxing, I made a foot soak with the goodness of ginger, ylang ylang and tangerine.

 

Ginger, when used as a foot soak, is said to warm and relax your muscles, thus releiving stress and aches.

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To make youself this footsoak, combine:

  • half a cup of sea salt
  • half a cup of Epsom salts
  • 2 tbsp of ginger powder
  • 5 drops of tangerine essential oil
  • 3 drops of ylang ylang essential oil

IMG_1333 IMG_1337Transfer the soak into an airtight container to elongate its shelf life. And there you have it! A great foot soak that you can use for your beauty and relaxation regimes this winter. To use the soak, just add a couple of spoonfuls to some warm warm water, and soak those tired feet for ten to fifteen minutes.

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This foot soak also doubles up as a great gift for Christmas.

Let me know if you try this one and I’d love to try any similar soaks you have made/used.

 

 

Enjoy the rest of your week my lovlies! Till later xoxo

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The Vellvette Bag

25 Oct

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For all you beauties living in India, here’s something interesting that will make the beauty addict in you swoon – beauty boxes by Vellvet!

 

 

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Every month, the Vellvette team sends registered members three beauty product samples in the Vellvette Bag. The products are said to be hand-picked by their beauty experts. They also advise members on how to make the best use of the products sent to them. They also have a magazing that aims to keep beauty enthusiasts informed about the latest beauty and fashion trends.

When you register with them, they give you subscription options as mentioned below:

  • INR 499 for a one month subscription
  • INR 1099 for a three month subscription
  • INR 1999 for a half yearly subscription
  • INR 3599 for an annual subscription (works out to INR 300 per month and is the most cost effective option)

After registration, there is a questionnaire they ask you to fill in to get to know your beauty needs better. They mention on their site that they send ‘exciting beauty and makeup products specially picked as per your preferences’. If thisis true, I am really excited about receiving my first Vellvette box!

Have a great weekend my lovelies and I will be back to review my first Vellvette box, as soon as I get it.