Easy home remedies for dark circles

Easy home remedies for dark circles

Dark circles can be caused due to various reasons like stress, lack of sleep or even due to heredity. They make a person look very tired and much older than their age. Treating dark circles is not difficult; it just needs extra care to be given to the skin. Follow these basic home remedies to cute dark circles.   1) Cucumber Slices   Cut round slices of chilled cucumber and apply them over eye lids. Keep it for 10 minutes and relax with your eyes closed. You will notice that the cold cucumber slices will turn warm by taking away all the heat from the eyes giving you a very fresh feeling. Cucumber has lightening properties and thus is very effective.   2) Tea bags After using tea bags keep them in the refrigerator till they cool. Once cooled, apply them over the eyes. This helps in taking away all the tiredness from the eyes, giving a refreshing feeling.   3) Rose Water Dip cotton balls in cool rose water and apply them over eyes. Keep for 10-15 minutes while the rose water does its magic and moisturizes the skin around the eyes.   4) Raw potato juice   Grate raw potato and keep the juice aside. Dip cotton balls into the juice and apply all over the eyes. The bleaching properties in the potato help to get rid of dark circles. Let the juice stay for 10-12 minutes and then rise with cool water.   5) Almond Oil   Massaging almond oil around the eyes helps to lighten dark circles while moisturizing the sensitive skin around the eyes....
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo First Look

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo First Look

Just off the press guys, only for you. Check out the latest trailer of Salman Khan’s latest movie with Sonam Kapoor, “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo“. The trailor alone is giving loads of ideas to be used in a wedding. Salman Khan & Sooraj Barjatya come together after a span of 16 years to mesmerize you! PremIsBack with his charm in this magnum opus! Also starring Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Anupam Kher and others. Produced by Rajshri Productions (P) Ltd and presented by Fox Star Studios, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo releases this Diwali on 12th November 2015! Check it out!       And remember, You saw it first on Sparkle My Shaadi. Keep sparkling...
4 Unisex home remedies to control excessive sweating on the face

4 Unisex home remedies to control excessive sweating on the face

Every girl wants her makeup to stay absolutely perfect. But due to excessive sweating the makeup always becomes messy and starts leaking. The foundation doesn’t spread evenly, the eye liner smudges, the compact powder becomes clumpy and so on. Excessive sweating is not just a problem that women faces, infact men suffer too. Thus to control excessive facial sweating, follow these basic home remedies.   1) Apple Cider Vinegar   Dip cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and then apply the cotton ball on the area where there is excessive sweating.  Let this stay overnight on the skin and wash it the next day.  This ingredient is known to be extremely helpful to curb sweating.   2) Aloe Vera Aloe Vera gel should be applied to the area and should be kept over night. It has medicinal properties. Aloe Vera juice can also be consumed as it is known to be a cleanser and an anti-stress cooling drink.   3) Lemon juice & Baking Soda   Mix equal amounts of baking soda with lemon juice and apply on the area with cotton. Keep it for few minutes and then wash off. The properties of lemon includes being antibacterial while baking soda absorbs moisture.    4) Talcum Powder Talcum powder provides a barrier on the skin. It closes the pores and thus absorbs the excessive sweating. It is a great option as it also helps to fight body odor. These days many brands have come up with talcs that can be used even on the face.   One must definitely try these easy home remedies to help control excessive sweating before...
Fashion Designer Bandana Narula

Fashion Designer Bandana Narula

Studio Bandana Narula is the genesis of a passionate Fashion Designer. Her label ‘Bandana Narula‘ specializes in customized Indian Bridal Wear and Pret wear for Women and has interests in any clothing that offers the chance to portray her love for colors, style and creativity. Bandana Narula, believes in the purity of creativity and that can only happen with Purity in imagination! Where one expresses one’s soul and heart beat through Fashion. Armed with a strong Academic background in Fashion and 7 years of fashion designing experience, Bandana Narula rose to prominence through her perfect fits and creative designs that grabbed much attention. This paved for display of her work through fashion shows that include the Chennai Couture Fashion Week 2014 and 2015 and as the Guest of Honor at the Jaipur Alumni Fashion show. Bandana Narula, creative director and head designer at the studio believes in making every client look gorgeous on her special day. In her words The feeling of a client walking out of the studio satisfied and excited about wearing her piece of art is priceless. Label Bandana Narula specializes in bespoke Indian bridal wear and made to order Indian and western wear. Her label is synonymous with opulent contemporary Indian wear. Her intention has been to create glamorous ensembles with Indian traditional colors, textures, embroideries and craftsmanship which has fetched her loyalty from customers in USA, Dubai, Srilanka and of course our beloved Bollywood as well. Say hi and follow Bandana Narula on Facebook and on Instagram.   P.S.- We don’t charge any commissions or any kind of fee from anyone whom we refer....
The top 5 different Bridal Mehendi (Henna) Styles and Designs

The top 5 different Bridal Mehendi (Henna) Styles and Designs

Mehendi holds deep cultural significance. It is an important part of every wedding, infact one entire ceremony like Mehendi or Mehendi ki raat is dedicated to the Henna ceremony. Every bride wishes to apply a design that suits her personality the best. Below are the top 5 henna styles a bride can choose.   1) Intricate Traditional Style   Image Source1, Source2, Source3. The intricate traditional style is just like its name. It is extremely intricate with detailed work. It usually tells a story in its design. Some brides prefer the Radha Krishna story while some prefer the entire wedding scene story which includes the bride, groom, the doli etc 2) The Arabic Style   Brides from every culture apply Mehendi. It is not restricted only to Hindu or Sikh brides. There is a very high level of Arabic influence in various Henna design styles. Some brides prefer this style as it looks extremely modern yet elegant. 3) The Simplistic Style   Henna has a very unique fragrance. While some brides love the smell, there are also others who simply cannot stand its fragrance. For such brides it becomes extremely difficult to follow traditions as well as follow their own personal choice. For such brides, the best option is to opt for a very basic simple design so that the design doesn’t take time to apply, as well as there is no strong fragrance. 4) Ultra Modern Tattoo Style   For those brides that want to make a style statement and completely be different, than this is the perfect style. The ultra modern tattoo style is extremely stunning and...
Bollywood actresses and their Wedding Chooras

Bollywood actresses and their Wedding Chooras

A Choora is a set of bangles that are usually red and white, sometimes the red bangles are replaced with another color, but they are usually only two colors. Traditionally it was made of ivory, with inlay work, though now its made with plastic. They are worn by an Indian bride on her wedding day. This is a tradition originating in Punjab, North India and is worn by all Sikh brides. Nowadays brides from other religions and cultures love to flaunt the choora due to fashion and style. The choora is worn by the bride for 40 days from the day she puts it on and on the 40th day only her husband can remove it for her. She can wear other choora after that also as many girls like to wear it for a year. The choora is flaunted by many of our B-town actresses, have a look at the top 5 –   1) Rani Mukherjee   Even though Rani Mukherjee is Bengali but she married Aditya Chopra who is a Punjabi. Thus, Rani was seen flaunting the traditional choora of red and white bangles. Her choora had more of white bangles giving it a very Benali look to it.   2) Mira Rajput   Even though Mira is not a Bollywood actress but she is definitely a trend setter. She opted for a pink choora set to match her wedding lehenga. It was very subtle and elegant.   3) Eesha Deol   Eesha Deol’s wedding look was an excellent blend of North and South. Her jewellery and outfit gave a very traditional South Indian look while...