By Sharada Dwivedi, Shalini Devi Holkar

ISBN-10: 0061979627

ISBN-13: 9780061979620

A countrywide bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus ft is the fictitious memoir of a sensible Indian princess, who remembers the methods the ladies of the Indian courtroom came upon friendship, religion, and love via their good looks traditions. We trip along 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 through note of mouth.In Almond Eyes, Lotus toes, Sharada Dwivedi, a local of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess through marriage, draw at the oral histories of privileged Indian ladies to catch and revive their many excellent and clever attractiveness traditions. the result's a wealthy cultural tapestry, jam-packed with old treatments, recipes, and tonics used to melt pores and skin, silken hair, improve the physique, and raise the spirit like no store-bought items can. also, the booklet bargains a thesaurus of crops, plant life, spices, and grains and straightforward domestic treatments for girls in all phases of lifestyles — from puberty to being pregnant to menopause — including:

• Almond-Saffron for detoxification and exfoliation
• Papaya-Mint-Tea for pimples 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 wonderful pictures and illustrations from a bygone period, Almond Eyes, Lotus ft is a treasure trove of generic beauty and health customs that would pride the senses of contemporary girls all over the place.

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