You have two extremes when it comes to skin care. At one end there are those whose skin care begins and ends with a face wash (and maybe a cream). At the other end are folks who are looking for *that* product to use in between the 3rd and 4th steps in their 9-step regime. And the rest of us (which includes me) are somewhere in the middle. We understand CTMP, we use a sunscreen, a night cream and also face pack every Sunday. And guess what, I even bought a bottle of serum when the sale was on, because it looked good and was at a great price. But the BIG question - what do I DO with it? Read more...View full article →
Read our founder, Shankar's scientific, easy-to-understand take on a vexing skin care debate: should face oils be used before or after using moisturizers?View full article →
Alright. You have a bottle of oil in front of you. What do you do with it? The answer: it depends. On whether it is a face oil or an essential oil. And they are very, very different. Read on to find out everything you need to know about when to pick what. Click hereView full article →
Name a skin care ingredient that’s as good for dry skin as it is for oily skin. That’s as good for skin as it is for hair. That nourishing and yet non-greasy. And best of all, is 100% vegan and natural. Drumroll, please, for argan oil: one of the most loved ingredients here at the Goodness Labs. Time to get smart about argan – in under 5 minutes! Click hereView full article →
For your skin, winter has to be one of the toughest seasons to get through. Lower moisture levels, continued UV exposure, higher pollution levels, and a host of other factors tend to make it tougher to "keep glowing" through the winter. We get asked quite a few "winter" questions, and we thought of compiling 5 of them here for you. Hope you find these interesting and useful.
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Serum - Moisturizer - Face Oil: Which one should you use?
If you’re updated on the basics of the ideal skincare routine, you will know that it prescribes the use of facial serum, face oil and moisturizer. But, don’t they all do the same thing—hydrate the skin? Well, yes and no. All three types of products are designed to nourish the skin, but in very, very different ways. Here’s everything you need to know about serums, oils and moisturizers, and which one’s the best suited for your skin.
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The first rainfall of the monsoon season is nothing short of pure bliss. While we partake of the monsoon delight, it might be worthwhile to take a moment and think about what our skin may need from us this season. Just as it’s important to switch up your skincare routine for the summer and winter, it’s a good idea to do so for the monsoon season as well. Here's how!View full article →
Hey, there! The summers are here - and PlumBlogs is here to pack you up with some cool, practical tips that go beyond the usual "wear SPF" advice that you're likely to hear at this time of the year. It's time to get smart about skin care! Read more...View full article →
From fresh dew drops on grass, to the tickle of grains of sand on a beach, the touch of our environment on our feet is a constant, and invisible, part of our existence. But our feet are also among the most overlooked parts of our body - ignored until they demand attention. While they are constantly, and inevitably, exposed to harsh, varied environments, a few things for simple, everyday care at home can keep them looking healthy, fresh and beautiful! Read more...View full article →