I wanted this to be one of the first posts of 2018, but got sidetracked with a couple of developments! Nevertheless, before the first month of 2018 ends, I have to share with you the most viewed posts on my blog from 2017. From natural baby products, to choosing organic skin care products, reviews, DIY recipes and more! 2017 was a super busy year that made me write on a wide variety of topics.
Pratsmusings most viewed posts from 2017
If there is something that you want me to write, drop me an email and I would include it in my content list. Here are Pratsmusings most viewed posts from 2017. Have you missed reading any of these? Or if you have read them, which one is your favourite? Leave a comment and let me know.
Safe and natural baby products in India
This post on natural and organic baby products in India has been one of the most read posts. It is a wonderful feeling when parents come back to me and even suggest brands that need to be included. I am in the midst of updating the list as well and there will more brands added to it. Choosing natural baby products has just gotten easier for you! Read my post about natural baby products here.
Best massage oils for baby
Massaging a baby is one of the most common rituals that mums follow for their new-borns and toddlers. A child is given a massage before the bath or at night time before they sleep so that the nourishing oils penetrate deep in the skin keeping it soft and supple. A massage has lots of health benefits and it plays an important role in the growth and development of baby’s body. A compilation post with the mention of some of the best massage oils for baby available in the market. A must read if you have a new-born or a toddler! Read the post here.
Uses of coconut oil that you should know
There is more to coconut oil than just cooking food in it. Coconut oil’s uses extend far beyond the kitchen; it is a complete all rounder when it comes to home remedies! Ayurveda recommends using coconut oil for alleviate a lot issues – ranging from skin and hair care to healthy living. Read on to know more about how you can use coconut oil in your wellness, skin and health care routine. Read the post here
Best organic skin care brands in India
My quest to know more about organic skincare brands in India started post the birth of my twin boys. Apart from looking for options for them, I was also actively searching for natural and organic skin care products for me. There is a lot of green washing that happens today. Brands list their range of products as natural and organic, yet fail to disclose the complete list of ingredients either on the website or the product packaging. Here is my list of 100% organic skincare brands in India. I am in the midst of updating this list too and there will more brands added to it. Choosing natural and organic skin care products will be easier once the list is updated! Read the post here.
Krya natural hair colour
Even after I chose to move to natural products completely, I am guilty of cheating. With the numerous greys showing up much before they should, I would colour my hair, sometimes on a whim different colours too. In this blog post I spoke about my experience with the Krya Natural Hair Colour. I still believe that this is a product that is going to be a game changer in the market for hair colours and it will resonate with you if you are ready to make that switch to natural options now. Read my post here.
How to increase breast milk production
An inadequate supply of breast milk can pose a risk of malnutrition, weak immune system and other health issues. Breast milk is known to be source of nutrition for the babies. If you do face a low supply of breast milk, do consult a doctor who may put you on medicines. You can look up these easy home remedies that can help to increase breast milk production. Read the post here.
Best natural exfoliants for your skin
Everyone loves skin that is clear, smooth and glowing. Yes, we love radiant skin and one of the best ways to get it to ensure you exfoliate the dead skin regularly. Did you know that there are best natural exfoliants for your skin that are completely chemical-free? These natural exfoliants for your skin can also be made with ingredients that are readily available at your home. Read the post here.
9 recipes for infused water
Infused waters are healthy in comparison to the aerated drinks or the flavoured drinks that are available in the market. Infused waters are healthier because they are naturally sweet and have no excess calories. What you get is hydration in every refreshing sip. Look up this post for some easy recipes for infused water that you can include in your daily life. Read the post here.
5 ways to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali
Looking at ways to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali, then book mark this post. It is a collection of ideas that you can use for almost every festival. And you know what? There are many ways to indulge in an eco-friendly celebration that won’t burn a hole in the pocket too. Diwali doesn’t have to be about extravagant spending on decorations and crackers and more. Let’s look at some easy ways to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali. Read the post here.
Harmful ingredients in baby products
Did you know that there are harmful toxins to watch out for in baby products? Since your little one’s skin is very sensitive and also the fact that their tender skin absorbs close to 60% of what is applied on it should make you read the labels and choose the right products. Let’s get to the point, yes there are harmful toxins in baby products and there are ways for you to find out what is right and what is not. The next time you buy a product, look at the ingredient list to know if there are harmful toxins in the product you are about to buy. Harmful Ingredients In Baby Products that you should avoid. Read the post here.
Why should you choose natural baby products?
Having a new baby is work, but it’s also a lot of fun. There’s that lovely baby smell, lots of cuddles and of course – shopping for baby stuff! Among all the things you need to buy for baby, baby products are probably right at the top of your list, along with diapers. There are so many brands of baby products available today, but most of us usually choose based on what our mothers used or whichever brand has the best ads on TV. However, what you really should be looking for is whether the product is a natural one or not. Here are 6 reasons to choose natural products for your baby to ensure the best start in life. Read the post here.
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