Can I use face scrub in winter? And 4 other winter FAQ's answered


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.

 

 

Read more

Serum - Moisturizer - Face Oil: which one should you use?

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.

 

Read more

5 ways to pick earth-friendly packaging

Plum Blog 5 ways to pick earth-friendly packaging

Packaging is necessary. Packaging helps us choose. Packaging keeps product safe. But packaging also consumes plastic. And paper. And glass, metal and a host of other inputs that are derived from mother earth. And much of it goes back as trash. In this cycle of creating, using and dumping, can we make better, more earth-friendly choices? The answer is a resounding YES. Here are 5 easy ways to get you started.

Read more

Plumster of the Month: Shloka Nayak

Shloka Nayak - Plumster of the Month

 At Plum, we love getting to know our customers (a.k.a. Plumsters) better. Every once in a while, we meet a truly special Plumster who amazes us with his/her life story. This week, we meet one such Plumster with a kind heart filled with goodness. Her story inspires us, and hopefully, will inspire you too! Read more...

Read more

7 Monsoon Beauty Bag Essentials

7 monsoon must-haves in your beauty bag

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!

Read more

Simply Speaking: Surfactants

The term surfactant may sound like one that is straight out of a chemistry textbook (which it is), but did you know that we use surfactants almost everyday? Surfactants are common ingredients in soaps, shampoos, detergents, body washes, face washes, and more. What are surfactants? Are they good or bad? Here’s everything you need to know, in simple English! Read on...

Read more

9 WOW Prism-Box Inspired Eyeliner Looks That Shook Instagram

Prism-inspired eyeliner looks

Hey there!

We're sure you've seen the stunning new box that NaturStudio All Day Wear Kohl Kajal now comes in! It's prism-shaped and looks super cool! Nothing like anything you've seen kajals in before. Inspired by the unique shape of the 'Prism-Box' a whole lot of beauty bloggers as well as other kohl-enthusiasts took to Instagram to showcase their Prism-Inspired eye-liner looks. Here are a few that blew us away!

Read more

4 Easy Early Morning Habits Of People With Glowing Skin

Early morning habits for glowing skin

Great skin starts with a good morning, quite literally! If you observe the morning routines of people with naturally healthy and glowing skin, there are quite a few practices that you will find in common. Let’s take a look at these early morning habits that are sure to give you clearer, healthier and radiant skin. Read more..

Read more

Licorice - An All-round Wonder Herb

Licorice (also known as liquorice) is an all-round wonder herb and a real skincare superstar. Many gels, serums, cleansers, moisturizers and spot correctors contain licorice root extract. Read on to find out about its many skincare benefits.  

Read more

5 Pro Tips for Finding the Right Sunscreen

pick your sunscreen like a pro!

You deserve a sunscreen that rocks. One that is perfect for you. Here's how to find it.....!

Am I using the right sunscreen for my skin type? Is it offering full range protection? Should I change to one that is less patchy? The process of choosing a sunscreen (or changing your current one) may be a long and confusing one. But we boil it down to 5 solid tips that will ensure you pick your sunscreen like a pro-every time!  Read on..

Read more