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Monsoon Skincare Tips

The monsoon season not only brings along with it the sweet smell of sand and lush green surroundings, but also high humidity levels which is different from the heat and oiliness that piles on the skin during the summer. Due to this, it becomes extremely crucial to know how to take care of skin in the monsoon. With just some minor changes in your skincare routine, you can ensure that your skin receives the right amount of hydration, moisture and nourishment. A normal skincare routine consists of cleansing, toning and moisturizing. We present some additions and alterations to this routine to maintain your skin’s PH levels this monsoon. Cleansing - Use a face wash that suits your skin type this...

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Colourism Goes Global

Recent events have significantly highlighted the colourist stereotypes played out in the criminal justice system around the world. Light-skinned individuals have been repeatedly reported to be favoured in employment opportunities, family alliances, and brand representations. Popular media culture has amplified this ideology globally by setting such colourist standards for mainstream models and actors who are expected to look a certain way.   Continuing our conversation with Shweta Aggarwal on colourism, we unravel many more secrets. As a victim of colourism, she also had the opportunity to study it from different perspectives, by living globally.

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Colourism - Ghosts Of Past Perceptions

Since the British colonised India, there seems to have been a particular perception about power and wealth being associated with lighter skin colour. Several academics have written their thoughts and analysis on this bias but today we take a look through a new perspective as part of our ongoing 'Say no to Colourism' series. It is empowering to see women recognizing that this distorted perception is far from the truth. One such amazing pioneer of the #NocolourismMovement is Shweta Aggarwal who has generously contributed her thoughts on this topic. She is also publishing her book Black Rose through which she wants to uncover dark ideologies around skin colour and shed some light on what needs to be changed. She says, “The...

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3 Trendy Beauty Tools For Face – Are They Worth The Hype?

To all you skincare buffs out there – the onslaught of new skincare tools, trends keep piling up daily and you might end up getting confused on what to hit and what to miss! Don’t look any further, read more to know what will suit you the best. Take a quick look at 3 types of game-changing beauty tools!

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Why is Acne so hard to cure?

Wonder why is it a herculean task to get rid of blemishes and scars from your face? The answer is different types of acne – It keeps making appearances when we least expect it! Acne prone skin is caused due to clogging of pores, hormonal changes, stress, lack of sleep etc.  Acne is divided into two types – inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne. Let’s understand why some acne is difficult to treat than others.

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