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By Sharada Dwivedi, Shalini Devi Holkar

A countrywide bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus toes is the fictitious memoir of a sensible Indian princess, who remembers the methods the ladies of the Indian court docket discovered friendship, religion, and love via their good looks traditions. We trip together with her as she recounts a life of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, shades, and fragrances, beautiful jewels and adornments, and various health and beauty secrets and techniques gone through generations of girls by means of notice of mouth.In Almond Eyes, Lotus toes, Sharada Dwivedi, a local of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess by way of marriage, draw at the oral histories of privileged Indian ladies to catch and revive their many great and clever attractiveness traditions. the result's a wealthy cultural tapestry, jam-packed with old treatments, recipes, and tonics used to melt pores and skin, silken hair, enhance the physique, and raise the spirit like no store-bought items can. also, the publication bargains a thesaurus of crops, flora, spices, and grains and easy domestic treatments for girls in all phases of existence — 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 dermis and wrinkles
• Cress & Rosewater for post-natal strength
• Tulsi Kadha (Basil Tea) for coughs or morning sickness

Replete with lovely images and illustrations from a bygone period, Almond Eyes, Lotus toes is a treasure trove of accepted beauty and health customs that would satisfaction the senses of recent ladies in all places.

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