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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 court docket chanced on friendship, religion, and love via their attractiveness traditions. We trip together 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 undergone generations of ladies via 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 ladies to catch and revive their many exceptional and clever good looks traditions. the result's a wealthy cultural tapestry, packed with old treatments, recipes, and tonics used to melt pores and skin, silken hair, improve the physique, and raise the spirit like no store-bought items can. also, the publication deals a word list of vegetation, flora, 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 detoxification and exfoliation
  • Papaya-Mint-Tea for zits 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 stunning pictures and illustrations from a bygone period, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is a treasure trove of known beauty and health customs that would satisfaction the senses of recent ladies all over.

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