Saturday, July 24, 2021

Memories with Grandma


 The lovely moments spent with my grandma . The pampering I received from her .

I still remember her favourite de-tan remedies. Her appalled  look when I came back tanned from my matches Weary and tired, I would come back and collapse .

She would come with her remedies. Dearly  putting my head in her lap and massaging all the remedies surreptitiously into my skin. 

She would say” Isse Tan jaata”!

And then one after the other , over the years , I would be treated to so many.

Today seeing my skin, I owe it all to my grandma.

For years my face wash ,was gram flour( besan), neem, orange peels dried and powdered.

Sitting majestically in my washroom counter.

My hair oil was made with Almond oil, olive oil and coconut oil with curry leaves and methi seeds.

So many things . 

In winter she would just put cream( malai) on my face .

Naturally hydrating my skin . It would feel heavenly after that .

She was a pro in using all the natural ingredients right from the kitchen .

Summer time ! She would make all the seasonal juices. Specially her false juice .Saying “ Nourishment from within is also equally important for the skin”! 

Which is so true.

I follow her best skin remedy which nourishes the skin

“ A cucumber a day”!

Keeps your skin radiant and glowing.

She would end it saying “ Keep smiling”!

Keep stress at bay.

Life is short , so do what your heart wants you to do always”!

Listen to the dictates of your heart ❤️ 

A vivacious persona, she carried at all times .

Reminded by my dear aunt about her home made Kajal with castor oil. Every morning lining her almond shaped eyes. She would so  sweetly give it to all the Kajal lovers .

“ Miss her warmth!

Miss her remedies.


4 comments:

  1. So true. She was a darling. Beautiful soul inside and out. May Allah grant her the highest place in Jannath Ameen ya rabbul alameen

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  2. Thank you Jaffery ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฅฐ. Ameen

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  3. Beauty Queen I must call her! It's so lovely to read your memories it's truly fantasizing!! And much thanks for these magical remedies๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜
    Please keep sharing more from your memory diary!❤❤❤

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  4. Thank you Almas ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€Would love to ๐Ÿ’•. I’m going to come up soon with my favourite lipsticks ๐Ÿ˜€.

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