Sep 12, 2007

And if you thought...

Multani Mitti was a good face pack for YOUR skin only, think again.
Read this

Let me pick up a few lines from there.
"The Taj Mahal is being saved from the corrosive effects of industrial pollution by an ancient face-pack recipe - a blend of soil, cereal, milk and lime once used by Indian women to beautify their skin.
The sticky brown mixture is smeared on the smut-stained marble surfaces of the 17th- century Mogul tomb and washed off with warm water after 24 hours.
The formula - based on a method discovered in a 16th- century Mogul journal, Ain-I-Akbary - has proved to have such restorative qualities that it is now being exported to Italy to clean grimy monuments there."

I read the news in TOI frontpage today and googled for the same. It made a lot of sense.
Now we know for sure that there is a lot of research behind all those home-made therapies and treatments. These are time tested and can do wonders.
So, let me go and grab that face pack and become the eigth wonder of the world!!!


aargee September 12, 2007 at 10:19 PM  

That's cool. Now there will be a competition for the 8th too planning to grab it hehehhe

~nm September 12, 2007 at 10:41 PM  

Hahaha WIAN! 8th wonder of hte world!

Now that you have shared this piece of beauty secret openly, I'm sure lot will be vieing for being the 8th wonder..hehehehe...

(quietly where can I get multani mitti....)

WhatsInAName September 13, 2007 at 10:16 AM  

Aargee / NM:
Oh well :) I think I made a mistake by sharing this secret! Chalo, never mind. The more wonders, the merrier.. :D

ddmom September 13, 2007 at 11:08 AM  

hmm... So that's your secret. The last time I applied any type of mask on my face was 2 years back, when my daughter refused to come near me :(

Just Like That September 13, 2007 at 12:17 PM  

LOL! Reminds me of a dear roommate of mine, who mistakenly applied Multani mitti on her head! She mistook it for Methi paste... No adverse side effects reported. So for all we know, it might be good for hair too! LOL!

Swati September 13, 2007 at 2:50 PM  

btw..tagged u again :P

Peridot September 13, 2007 at 6:52 PM  

I've always loved multani mitti..

Parul September 13, 2007 at 9:05 PM  

Just hope the Taj doesnt become too dry after this face pack.

Fuzzylogic September 14, 2007 at 9:23 PM  

Who would have thought the beauty of Taj lies in a mud pack!!:)By the way I'm already up to go get myself one of those mud packs:)God knows my face can use some wonders!!

dame's diary September 14, 2007 at 10:11 PM  

Thanks for the beauty tip!

WhatsInAName September 18, 2007 at 1:48 PM  

DDMom :) Imagine a combo of multani mitti on your face with Henna on your head :( That was me !!!

JLT :) hmm many a mistake leads to greatest of discoveries !

Swati :) will take that up. Just need to ride on a time machine ... back in time

Peridot :) hmmm you too in competition for the 8th wonder?

Parul :) Nah. I dont think you can take moisture out of marble! Can you?

Fuzzy :) Yes, this news of the day did just that to me as well! Reminded me too

DD :) you are most welcome !!

timepass September 18, 2007 at 1:52 PM  

Pls get multani mitti (my share)for me too. sone pe suhaga will be someone gently applying it on my face and washing it off when it dries hahaha

Hip Grandma September 20, 2007 at 4:36 PM  

The age old turmeric works wonders as well as a massage with fresh cream obtained from cow's milk.multani mitti too has been used for ages long before our 'fair and lovely' made its way to cosmetic stores.You have been tagged.Check my blog.

Usha September 21, 2007 at 7:26 PM  

aha...can it also work on wrinkled and saggy skin? can it restore youth to my ageing skin?
Tell me the composition and proportion - I dont mind burying my face in mud.

WhatsInAName September 26, 2007 at 11:24 AM  

Timepass : Will surely get you some :)

HHGmom : Will take up the tag! Need some time please :)

Usha : LOL. You reminded me of the hero you glorified in one of your posts :) Rajni Saar :D

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