Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet: Indian Traditions in Beauty and by Sharada Dwivedi, Shalini Devi Holkar

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By Sharada Dwivedi, Shalini Devi Holkar

A countrywide bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus toes is the fictitious memoir of a smart Indian princess, who recollects the methods the ladies of the Indian courtroom discovered friendship, religion, and love via their attractiveness traditions. We trip together with her as she recounts a life of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, shades, and fragrances, beautiful jewels and adornments, and various health and beauty secrets and techniques undergone generations of ladies by means of note of mouth.In Almond Eyes, Lotus ft, Sharada Dwivedi, a local of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess by way of marriage, draw at the oral histories of privileged Indian girls to seize and revive their many very good and clever good looks traditions. the result's a wealthy cultural tapestry, choked with old treatments, recipes, and tonics used to melt dermis, silken hair, increase the physique, and raise the spirit like no store-bought items can. also, the booklet deals a word list of vegetation, plants, spices, and grains and easy domestic treatments for ladies in all levels of existence — from puberty to being pregnant to menopause — including:

• Almond-Saffron for detoxification and exfoliation
• Papaya-Mint-Tea for zits and pimples
• Cream & Honey for dry pores and skin and wrinkles
• Cress & Rosewater for post-natal strength
• Tulsi Kadha (Basil Tea) for coughs or morning sickness

Replete with attractive photographs and illustrations from a bygone period, Almond Eyes, Lotus toes is a treasure trove of primary beauty and health customs that would satisfaction the senses of contemporary ladies in every single place.

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