Coffee Mask

The coffee mask is a quick and easy way to rejuvenate your skin and give it an amazing glow. It is absolutely necessary for some people to kick start their day in morning. Coffee is considered such an energizer due to its main content caffeine. Caffeine has a lot of beneficial properties for our health. It is said to protect against diabetes, certain cancers, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and may also reduce UV damage. It even helps to boost your workout performance, improves reaction time, logical reasoning, and blood circulation.

In the recent times the beauty products all include caffeine as an important ingredient. Caffeine has some miraculous qualities for the benefit of our skin. Some of the benefits are:

1) Caffeine stimulates blood flow – which can aid collagen production and help to target a range of skin conditions.

 2) Coffee has the same pH as your skin – so it won’t damage or dry it out.

 3) Coffee is high in antioxidants – which target the free-radicals that cause many skin imperfections.

Caffeine is used as an anti-aging ingredient in skincare. Antioxidants make it a potent free radical fighter, protecting skin against premature aging. Caffeine also draws excess fluids out of cells, creating a tightening and toning effect. Caffeine has natural anti-inflammatory properties which help to calm swelling and redness. It is good for acne and other inflammatory skin issues as well.  If you have dark spots, redness or wrinkles due to sun exposure, then you must include coffee in your skin care.

Now that you are well aware of the amazing benefits of Caffeine, let’s try this simple and easy DIY face mask.

Ingredients: Freshly grounded Coffee, Honey, Coconut oil, Bowl, Spoon

Method: Take 2 spoons of the freshly grounded coffee; add one generous spoon of honey, add one teaspoon of coconut oil and mix the three ingredients well into a thick paste. Your Coffee face mask is ready.

Now apply the mask onto your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Note: Please wear a messy or rough T-shirt while you’re waiting for the mask to do its magic as it tends to make some mess.

You can avail all these benefits if you also try this Mask at home. Go on and grab those ingredients and get started. If you do try this mask please do let me know and share your thoughts.

Disclaimer: As with any skin care regimen, a test patch is always recommended to see if your skin is allergic to any of the ingredients. This post is only for informative purposes. Please discontinue use if any of the ingredients do not react well with your skin.

Have a beautiful Day!


Hershey & Deej

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Master Your Life

The pace at which this world is evolving is uncanny. The hustle and bustle of all the different fields like technology, entertainment, media, education, industries, etc. might leave some individuals very confused and lost. The most important thing in today’s world, I believe, is to realize that your existence matters. It is not important what others think of you or say about you, it’s rather imperative what you think of yourself. Self-worth is a gift if you know how to achieve it. There are varieties of personalities in this vast sea of earth. An individual who is aware of themselves and their capabilities, who knows the power of self-worth, is a person who can accomplish anything. The way to a productive life is to utilize the powerful gift of self-worth and put it to good use in anything that interests you. The more a person is aware of themselves the more they are passionate about something in life. The passion is what drives people into becoming successful in life. Here is where productivity is most necessary, as you are on your mission to becoming successful. Dedication, consistency and productivity are essential on your path of success.

If you want to start something new, there is never going to be a right time, especially if you are waiting around for it. The best thing to do is dive right into it, if you believe in something and you have the passion for it. Start with setting little goals for yourself and fulfill them one by one. This way you can reward yourself when you reach to a certain point. Focus on the positive and leave the negative thoughts behind. Embrace the positivity in your journey. Make a Schedule for yourself and follow it. Follow the schedule in a way that it becomes your habit or more like a lifestyle. Keep you energy flowing by keeping yourself hydrated and taking intervals between your tasks so you don’t overwork yourself. Take baby steps and mature up to taking leaps forward. Everything is possible with will power, dedication, consistency, and productivity. The key to remaining on your path is to always remember why you took the first step and never forget it. You have to trust your capabilities and keep doing what you love. I am not an expert but I strongly believe that you are the person you choose to be.  Life is a beautiful gift which we tend to not appreciate most of the time. There will be days when you will not be able to achieve all that you had planned, or you may start feeling weak and lost but that is OK. At the end of the day, you need to put yourself together and once again remind yourself of all the people that love and care for you and for whom you may mean the world. As each time I feel weak or I am falling apart, I think of Simba (my puppy), who is my world. His unconditional love teaches me something new every day. The tail wagging, the wet nose rubs, the big smiles when I return from work, makes me realize that no worry is more important than our life and our loved ones.

Loads of love,

Hershey & Deej


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Skin Care by Clinique

Moisture surge extended thirst relief

Imagine a hot summer day and when you step outside, all you can think about is rain or a pool or the ocean. Your throat feels dry and your voice is hoarse and all you wish to have is water….. And all of sudden you have it in abundance. Hydration is so important not just for our body or internal organs but for our skin as well. Clinique’s Moisture surge extended thirst relief is exactly that, hydration for our facial skin. It is a gel – cream formula which multitasks and provides soothing hydration for up to 24 hours. It is an amazing solution for dryness. It works wonders for all skin types (normal, oily, combination, dry, and sensitive). This refreshing, oil-free gel – cream is a “drink” for skin, continuously plumping its appearance with hydration. The luxurious, addictive texture and ultra-hydrating formula makes it everyone’s favorite. It improves the appearance of fine lines, flakiness, and tightness, leaving skin looking and feeling happier and healthier, even during humid weather. It immediately cools and refreshes leaving a soft and smooth complexion. It can be used as a five-minute moisture mask, or over makeup for a luminous glow. This product is allergy tested, fragrance-free, and oil-free. It helps keep skin hydrated in ultra-dry locations and makes a great prep-step for makeup application. Touch on over makeup any time of day to add a fresh-looking glow to skin. I have personally experienced a bad phase with my skin suffering from severe dryness, redness, and break-outs in the past but ever since I have come across Clinique’s moisture surge my skin feels amazingly hydrated and wonderful. Why keep it dehydrated when you can just jump to using moisture surge extended thirst relief. I hope your experience is as delightful as mine while using this product.

How to Apply: Use daily for immediate moisture. For midday boost, tap on over makeup. To use as a five-minute mask, massage onto clean skin and blot off excess with a tissue.

Price: INR 1,950/30ml
INR 3,550/50ml

Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen Face Cream

Depending on where we all live, we are very well aware that weather conditions can be extreme, harsh, and unpredictable for our skin; especially the SUN. Hence, the need of a kickass Sunscreen that does it all. I have been using this product for quite some time now and I have to say that it is by far the best sunscreen I have ever tried. I have a very sensitive skin and I had hit a rough path with my skin freaking out on me due to the harsh sun rays and it was a struggle to even step out of the house to do my daily errands. I tried a lot of things from skin medications to supplements but nothing seemed to be working. Eventually I started being careful and picky about the products I was using on my face. I set upon the journey of trying different products to see which ones worked for me and gave me good results. Throughout this journey I stumbled upon Clinique’s Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen Face Cream and it gave me the best results. This product is not sticky and does not leave any white residue behind like some other sunscreens and it lasts all day and I have never needed to reapply it during the day. I would really recommend it for everyone with sensitive skin and others as well because I have experienced the amazing transformation in my skin after using this product, and I strongly believe it’s worth the try if you are suffering from sensitive skin issues or in general, if you are looking for a new sunscreen. Since it did wonders for my skin, it has become a definite part of my daily morning routine. Clinique has used innovative solar smart technology that stabilizes high level protection against aging and burning effects of UVA and UVB rays. This technology triggers a repair that helps prevent signs of aging with solar activated antioxidants that help prevent visible damage. The formulation also includes a boost of antioxidants to shield skin from environmental aggressors. This is an oil-free, non-acnegenic, water and sweat resistant, and dermatologist tested product. I hope that this helps you along your journey to finding the best skin care. As always do leave me your feedback as to what you guys think.

How to apply: Apply liberally before sun exposure and as needed. Reapply every 2 hours or after towel-drying, swimming or perspiring. Children under 6 months of age: ask a doctor.

Price: INR 2200/ 50ml

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