New PDF release: Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet: Indian Traditions in Beauty and

By Sharada Dwivedi,Shalini Devi Holkar

A nationwide bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is the fictitious memoir of a sensible Indian princess, who recollects the methods the ladies of the Indian courtroom came upon friendship, religion, and love via their attractiveness traditions. We trip along with her as she recounts a life of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, colours, and fragrances, beautiful jewels and adornments, and diverse health and beauty secrets and techniques gone through generations of ladies by way of notice of mouth.

In Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet, Sharada Dwivedi, a local of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess via marriage, draw at the oral histories of privileged Indian girls to catch and revive their many exceptional and clever attractiveness traditions. the result's a wealthy cultural tapestry, jam-packed with historical treatments, recipes, and tonics used to melt epidermis, silken hair, enhance 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 easy domestic treatments for girls in all phases of life—from puberty to being pregnant to menopause—including:

  • Almond-Saffron for detoxing and exfoliation
  • Papaya-Mint-Tea for pimples 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 attractive pictures and illustrations from a bygone period, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is a treasure trove of well-known beauty and health customs that might pride the senses of contemporary ladies far and wide.

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