Easy and effective beauty home remedies

Let’s talk about some beauty home remedies!

Well, we all have tried a few of these beauty home remedies at one point. Be it rubbing ice cubes on face to reduce puffiness or applying some nourishing natural ingredients on hair. While not all home remedies may work on your skin, some might. Knowing your skin type, understanding how it reacts to it before trying out any beauty home remedies is always the smart move.

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Here are few of my favourite beauty home remedies: 

Disclaimer. “ I am not a skin expert, I just like to share skin care tips that work for me. Figure out what’s best for your skin type and decide which natural home remedy suits the best for you. No matter what, Be gentle on your skin. 🙂 “

Beauty Home Remedy #1 Turmeric Face pack for acne and acne scars

When it comes to natural ingredients for skin, Turmeric is my fav, followed by other ingredients that suit my oily skin. I tend to break out on and off, I usually get acne on my chin and around the jaw lines. So on times when I quickly want to calm my acne prone skin, I opt for this easy DIY Turmeric face pack which I mix with other natural ingredients I can easily find at home, such as; curd, lemon, honey and rose water. CHECK OUT THE TURMERIC FACE PACK RECIPE HERE with before and after transformation. 

#2 Castor oil for hair growth

Castor oil is known for its rich omega-6 essential fatty acids and ricinoleic. These essential nutrients play  a significant role in increasing hair growth and improving the hair quality. I always count on castor oil when I want to grow my hair faster. There are times I would cut my bangs so short and regret for weeks until it grows out a bit or I get a little used to it. Since castor oil has a thick consistency, it’s always suggested to use it with other carrier oils such as coconut oil or olive oil.  FIND OUT HOW I USE CASTOR OIL FOR HAIR GROWTH HERE

#3 Rosemary essential oil for hair growth

Essential oils are expensive and highly concentrated. You will have to use them in very little amounts, mostly adding it with other carrier oil.

Rosemary Essential Oil For Hair Growth Recipe:

You’ll need:

How to:

  • In a pan gently heat the base oils for a few seconds. DO NOT OVERHEAT.
  • Carefully take the pan off flame and add 4 -5 drops of rosemary essential oil and give it a quick stir with a spoon.
  • Massage this oil into your scalp .
  • You can leave the oil overnight or wash it after 30 mins. CHECK OUT MY HAIR GROWTH JOURNEY HERE

#4 Baking soda for blackheads

While I don’t suggest using baking soda on your face on a regular basis, but If you are at home running out of facial scrub and thinking about how to remove blackheads at home instantly using natural ingredients then give this a try.

To make this Natural Face scrub you’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • Half a lemon

* If you have dry or sensitive skin, replace lemon with honey.  

Use it to remove blackheads on the nose or areas such as around the chin where you usually get blackheads and white heads. Be very gentle. Wash your face with lukewarm water, followed by rose water to close the pores.  KNOW MORE 

Best Neutrogena skin care products for oily skin

A good skin care regime is necessary for a healthy looking skin. While finding a skin care routine for oily skin might seem a little difficult, but choosing from the same brand can make it simpler.

Neutrogena skin care products offers oil free skin care products which you might love to give it a try. Their products are reasonably priced and since their skin care products don’t clog pores, it makes it an ideal pick for oily skin beauties.

Neutrogena skin care products
Neutrogena skin care products

Here are some of the best Neutrogena skin care products :


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Neutrogena Hydro boost water gel is a light weight gel cream with unique oil-free moisturiser. It gets easily absorb and hydrates the skin without any sticky feeling.


  • Light weight & non greasy
  • Hydrates the skin without leaving it look or feel oily
  • Dermatologically-tested.
  • Amazing texture.
  • No SPF.


  • Contains parabens.
  • A little on the expensive side considering the quantity and the brand
  • The Scent might bother you if you have a sensitive nose.

Quantity : 50ml

Neutrogena hydro boost water gel price in India: 950 Rs

How I use:  My Neutrogena hydro boost skin care routine starts with a mild gel face wash, followed by rose water which I have been using as toner for years, and finally Neutrogena hydro boost gel. 🙂

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Neutrogena oil free moisturizer

Neutrogena oil free moisturizer moisturises the skin and also provides the right base for makeup. It has no fragrance as such and the texture of the cream is also not thick or too runny. It’s just perfect for oily skin beauties. It doesn’t have Spf , so you can wear it at night too. 


  • Affordable
  • Lightweight
  •  Non-greasy
  • Moisturizes without making the skin look oily


Can’t think of any 🙂

Price: 349 INR  Buy Here

Quantity: 118 ml

If you are someone with oily and acne prone skin, and have been  thinking to start a  skincare routine in a pocket friendly budget, Neutrogena acne skin care kit can be an option.


Neutrogena skin care products

Neutrogena UltraSheer Dry Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ It’s cream based but non sticky sunblock. It also gives a very matte finish look. It can also be used underneath makeup.  


  • Gives non sticky finish
  • Matte finish & shine free look
  • Oil free formula
  • Feels really light on skin
  • Easily available
  • Won’t Clog Pores


Can’t think of any

Price :199 Rs

Quality: 30ml

How to Apply: 

After you have your face moisturized, take a pea size amount and apply on your face in a tapping motion. When to apply? Apply 15 minutes before sun exposure.

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Neutrogena hydro boost water gel review

After using the product for more than a month, I am so excited to finally write a review on Neutrogena hydro boost water gel.

Having extremely oily skin, I am super conscious on picking the right kind of moisturizer or hydrator for my skin. While, both the terms are usually used in the same line, but there is quite a big difference. So, how do I determine if I need a hydrator, moisturizer or both? Something I thought about before buying the Neutrogena hydro boost water gel cream.

A quick look at Moisturizer vs hydrator:

Understanding your skin is a must while deciding if you should go for a moisturiser or a hydrator. I am not a skin expert, but I know how my skin feels. It’s oily and acne prone.
In case you notice you have dry & flaky skin , then you might want to go for a moisturizer to lock moisture in your skin.
On the other hand, if you have a combination to oily skin, you don’t like the way a moisturizer feels on your skin , and have always been using water based moisturiser for your face. Hydrator can be a great option.

For instance, if your skin looks dull and has fine lines appearing, it just indicates that your skin is dehydrated and needs some hydrator to provide all the nourishment.

Dermatologist tested. Oil free. Non-comedogenic. These were the three things that actually convinced me to try the product and go about writing this blog post. Well, I’ll tell you my experience with the product , but first lets have a quick glance on what the product has to claim and other details before we jump into the Neutrogena hydro boost water gel review.

Neutrogena hydro boost water gel review

Product Description:
Introducing the NEUTROGENA Hydro Boost Water Gel, a unique oil-free moisturiser with a light texture and the long lasting, intense nourishing power of a cream, that absorbs instantly and keeps skin hydrated all day.
The formula contains hyaluronic acid, which is naturally found in the skin. This moisturiser’s innovative Continuous Release System helps to replenish the epidermis with a boost of hydration and protects the skin barrier, continuously releasing moisture all day, leaving skin smooth, supple and renewed.

Neutrogena hydro boost water gel review

Neutrogena hydro boost water gel ingredients:

PR-016935 Aqua, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Dimethiconol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Laureth-7, C12-14 Pareth-12, Polyacrylamide, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Carbomer, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Methylparaben, Benzoic Acid, Parfum, CI 42090.

How to use Neutrogena hydro boost water gel:

Apply every day on a perfectly cleansed face and neck with circular movements for better penetration.
Quantity : 50ml
Neutrogena hydro boost water gel price on India: 950 Rs

Where to buy: You can buy it in store or online at Amazon or Nykaa


Light weight & non greasy
Hydrates the skin without leaving it look or feel oily
Amazing texture.

Contains parabens.
A little on the expensive side considering the quantity and the brand
The Scent might bother you if you have a sensitive nose.

My take on Neutrogena hydro boost water gel:

My first impression on the product was like “wow! it ‘s really gel based and light on skin, but the scent … hmm”. The scent is very mild and refreshing, but if you know me, I always like skin care products, especially for face to be fragrance free or have natural ingredients fragrance type.Anyway, the fragrance of the product is not too strong, so it goes away after some time of application. Best thing about the product is that a little goes a long way.
I could see the result in 10 days or so. My skin looked more supple and hydrated. I use it twice a day, morning and night. Since it’s Oil free & Non-comedogenic, I feel it works great on oily skin.My only concern was the paraben in it.

I like the product, but next time, I’d love to try hydrator from some other brand which is free of parabens. 🙂

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