The healer within

The healer within

Sumitra Daswani is the founder of Born From The Earth – a natural healing company – and is a holistic health practitioner, trained in Ayurveda, medical botany, nutrition, meditation and sound therapy. She guides others on how to heal themselves naturally and achieve optimal well-being. She writes about her journey to becoming a healing practitioner and how everyone has the innate capacity within themselves to to heal.

The Perfect Bouquet

The Perfect Bouquet

Jo Moody, Design Head, La Fleur, takes us through the nuances of creating rustic bouquets, including an arrangement in a fish bowl, a wedding bouquet and rustic chic arrangement that seemed plucked straight from the woodlands. With over 15 years of experience in the horticultural industry — including teaching floristry at Hadlow College in Kent — she has helped develop bouquets for major high street retailers in the UK and brings her love for flowers to La Fleur too using only locally-grown Indian flowers of the highest quality.

Your ultimate guide to organic deodorants Made in India

Your ultimate guide to organic deodorants Made in India

We have shortlisted nine mindful brands brands which have tried to revive the nature-human connection through a range of organic deodorants. These deodorants are free from scary chemicals such as Parabens, Aluminum, Silica, Triclosan, Talc, Propylene Glycol, Steareths, and TEA/DEA (triethanolamine/diethanolamne).However, a word of caution, they do not contain aluminum chlorohydrate and aluminum zirconium, ingredients in anti-perspirants that stop you from sweating. These chemicals can clog your lymph nodes which sweat out toxins and accumulate them along with the aluminum, plugging close the gateway to our lymphatic system which is a big no-no.

BeejLiving X Vedary Pause/Refresh

BeejLiving X Vedary Pause/Refresh

This year we want you to live your best life ever. And for that, we at BeejLiving are stepping out to collaborate with like-minded brands. Our aim is to create journeys which will help you to look within and develop an inner resilience. In May,…

The Summer Skin and Hair Special

The Summer Skin and Hair Special

We ask founders of popular and eclectic sustainable skincare and haircare brands to pick their favourites for the hot season Summer. A belligerent sun and relentless humidity whip up a potent cocktail of frizz and shine. But it isn’t only the mere mortals who struggle…

The Printmaking Yogini

The Printmaking Yogini

Printmaker and artist Rachana Jacob transformed her life and her art with her yoga practice and self care rituals. She speaks about her journey of strength that took her from Bangalore to London  Yoga: To unite, to join A woman, wearing saffron-hued yoga pants is…