By Sharada Dwivedi,Shalini Devi Holkar
A nationwide bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is the fictitious memoir of a smart Indian princess, who remembers the methods the ladies of the Indian court docket discovered friendship, religion, and love via their attractiveness 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 gone through generations of ladies through observe of mouth.
In Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet, Sharada Dwivedi, a local of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess by means of marriage, draw at the oral histories of privileged Indian ladies to seize and revive their many brilliant and clever good looks traditions. the result's a wealthy cultural tapestry, packed with historic treatments, recipes, and tonics used to melt dermis, silken hair, improve the physique, and raise the spirit like no store-bought items can. also, the e-book bargains a thesaurus of vegetation, plants, spices, and grains and straightforward domestic treatments for girls in all phases of life—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 epidermis 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 Feet is a treasure trove of known beauty and health customs that may pride the senses of recent ladies all over the place.