This week we visited Qalbish by Inqalab Centre for Ayurvedic treatments and consultation. After spending three hours being educated on what is good for our Chakra and being pampered enough feel refreshed for the whole month – we decided to dig in a little more and find out what else they are offering.
Tell us a little about the Inqalab centre?
As by name INQALAB it’s a healing Center with revolutionary things happening inside operational since 1997 from last twenty years serving people with all kind of alternative medicine under one rough traditional chides medicine , Acupuncture ,Hikmat ,ayurvedic treatment , Homeopathy and much more And giving best results DR A.M Chauhdry being a Western practional and PhD traditional Chinese medicine , Ayurvedic specialist ,FTJ, Homeopath and Ayurvedic specialist in pain management is our main consultant Dr Masooma Zehra MD Acupuncturist, Tcm Specialist, FTJ, Hijama specialist and Ayurvedic pain and beauty consultant Combination of these two make this Center the best alternative medicine Center of PUNJAB Moto of INQALAB “WE CARE FOR YOUR HEALTH”
Where did you get certified in Ayurvedic Medicine?
From Sri Lanka
How did you decide ayurvedic treatment was the way to go?
In 2015 we went to srilanka for world alternative medicine conference and got gold medal on our best performance and thesis there during our tour we went to different Ayurvedic Center and were delighted to see best results in pain management and beauty so decided to learn more and went again in 2016 for love of knowledge and found that it’s just not effactive in pain and beauty but also it helps to maintain healthy life and cure many diseases After retiring back we decided to open a unique Ayurvedic spa by name of QALBISH BY INQALAB and here we are.
What is the Panchkarma treatment?
Panchakarma is the purification therapy used in Ayurvedic medicine The word panchakarma means five actions and refers to five procedures intended to intensively cleanse and restore balance to the body, mind, and emotions. Panchakarma is used by Ayurvedic physicians as a treatment of a wide variety of health conditions and as a preventative measures
The first step of any Ayurvedic treatment is a thorough examination and diagnosis by an Ayurvedic practitioner, who determines the type and extent of panchakarma treatment required. According to Ayurvedic theory, physical and emotional traits are classified as three doshas—vata, kapha, and pitta. Each individual has all three doshas with one predominating. If an imbalance occurs, diseases/conditions appear. Panchakarma rebalances the doshas, bringing them back to equilibrium and the individual back to good health. The physician may prescribe herbal remedies and recommend dietary and lifestyle changes that may be enacted before, during and after panchakarma.
Five treatments are selected by physician according to patients health issues or client who just came to have punchkarma for general well being but mainly they are First step of punchkarma is oiling Abhyanga (body massage ) or Marma massage Shrudhara (oil pouring in head )
Swedana (sweating with medicated steam This is the main part of punchkarma And rest like vamana (vomiting), verchana (purgation) , nasya (nasal oiling and steam) , karnapurna (ear oiling and steam with medicinal herbs and vasti (oil tank for pain relief) is given according to the health condition of the client.
What are the most popular treatments at the clinic?
Could you tell us more about them? Ayurvedic manicure and pedicure Along with Ayurvedic facials are getting more popular And SHRODHARA Is also getting very popular It’s an oil pouring treatment of one litre of oil in head for good 45 minutes which relaxes your nervous system and take you to an other world
How has the response been since you guys opened up in Lahore ?
Alhumdullillah ALLAH has been so kind people not only from Lahore even from Multan, Faisalabad, Islamabad are coming to take different treatments as we have a unique thing about our spa it’s first ever spa in Pakistan where you can get Ayurvedic therapies under supervison of Ayurvedic physician for beauty, general health and different chronic or acute diseases as well
10 Beauty Tips For This Winter
You may notice that along with rosy cheeks, winter also results in dry, cracked or chapped skin. Winter air is drier and humidity is lower.This weather change, coupled with dry indoor temperatures from heaters, zaps our skin’s moisture. Here are a few tips to retain some of that moisture:
1. Moisturize Daily
Cold weather and cool winds aggravate dry skin condition. Moisturizers and cold creams are a must during winters. Tone and moisture after each cleansing to preserve and replenish the moisture in your skin. Use a moisturizing night cream every evening. Apply a daytime moisturizer around your eyes and on dry areas EACH morning!
2. Lip Balm
Keep lips covered with a good balm applied several times during the day. Lip balms are now commonly available with an SPF factor. Make sure the lip balm contains SPF 15 or 20. Other ingredients to look out for while buying a lip balm or chap stick are vitamin E and shea butter. Avoid licking your lips and don’t bite the skin on the surface of your lips.
3. Apply Sunscreen
On bright winter days, the sun’s rays increases your risk of exposure. And don’t be fooled by darker, dreary days in winter, either. The sun’s harmful UV rays can permeate clouds and still cause damage. Before you go outside, apply a moisturizing, broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 50 or higher to all exposed areas of your body.
4. Lemon and Water
Squeeze fresh lemon into a mug full of hot water and drink when you wake up. This helps flush out and purify the body internally, potentially reducing toxins and bacteria in the small intestine that can lead to acne. You know how your diet can sometimes make you break out? This is like the reverse of that.
5. Petroleum Jelly
Petroleum jelly is easily available and comes very cheap. It can be used on dry skin, dry lips, and cracked heels – the remnants of winter on our body. Petroleum jelly is an emollient and has skin moisturizing properties. It helps to get rid of the above-mentioned dry skin conditions. But if your skin is prone to breakouts, do not use this remedy.
6. Olive Oil And Egg Yolk Face Mask
Add 3-4 drops of olive oil to 2 egg yolks and whip them to get a stable mixture. Apply it on your face and keep it on for 20 minutes. Wash off with water. Olive oil is rich in natural antioxidants and vitamins E and K. Egg yolk contains vitamin A and lecithins that nourish the skin and treat dryness effectively.
7. Milk Cream And Honey
Milk cream or malai is one of the best natural moisturizing creams that you can apply on your skin to make it supple and soft. Trust honey to clear your skin off the bacteria that are responsible for the growth of pimples and acne on your face. All you need to do is to take a tablespoon each of milk cream and honey in a bowl and mix them well. Apply the mixture on your face and skin and leave it for about 15 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. Pat dry your skin and see the result; your skin will feel moisturized like never before.
8. Avocado And Honey Face Mask
Mash the avocado and add the honey to it. Apply the mixture on your face and neck. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes and then rinse with water. Avocado and honey are both humectants and help cure dry skin problems during winter. Avocado contains healthy fats, vitamins E and C, and carotenoids. They protect the skin from free radical damage and keep it hydrated.
9. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil makes the skins softer and provides moisture to the skin naturally. It is rich in fatty acids and prevents moisture loss. During the winter months, apply coconut oil at night before going to bed.
10. Banana Mask
Mash 1/2 banana and add 1 teaspoon honey. Mash the banana well so that no big lumps remain. Apply this on your face and keep it on for 15-20 minutes. Then rinse with water. Banana moisturizes and nourishes the skin with its vitamin C, B6, and A content. These help in retaining water in the skin and keeping it hydrated. An additional benefit of using this face mask is that banana also possesses anti-aging properties and will smooth out fine lines and wrinkles.
BEAUTY EXPERIENCES BY BEYOND BEAUTIFUL
BEYOND BEAUTIFUL TO CREATE BEAUTY EXPERIENCES WITH MASTER CLASSES
Beyond Beautiful is ready and set to bring a change in the beauty industry of Pakistan with its movement, “Beyond Beautiful” . The purpose of this movement is to enforce that beauty isn’t dependent on age, skin tone, body shape and the other stereotypical standards set by the society. Expected to be held from 26 to 27, Beyond Beautiful will break just these barriers and will open new doors for the health and wellness industry.
Bringing aboard geniuses from the sector, Beyond Beautiful will be hosting a Master class that will introduce new ways of grooming and styling one’s self. From skin training to skin care routine and from styling to grooming, this Master class will be covering multiple areas in the field.
The event will feature Master classes from multiple maestros of the sector, including, Zeena Feygina, who is the creative director and Makeup trainer. Feygina is best known for enhancing the natural beauty and bringing out the best in people’s true selves. She will be educating everyone on how to improve their makeup skills or to polish the ones they already have. Not only Feygina, but the bests of the bests from the industry will also be taking part in the Beyond Beautiful Master classes. Saba Ansari from The Sabs Salon will also be creating multiple makeup looks depending on different features and skin tones. Her skill lies in her hands, she crafts perfection and this is why her focus will mainly be on telling everyone how to use makeup to enhance your natural features and not to undermine them. Another name in the Beyond Beautiful Master class list is none other than Nabila. She knows no introduction, as her experience and contribution in the field cannot be summarized in few words. It is enough to tell that even the best in the makeup industry want to learn from her and how she creates magic that transforms everyone for good.
“Beyond Beautiful is not just an event; it is a movement to celebrate and enhance beauty. I’m very excited to introduce the first of its kind beauty experience. I have always enjoyed my role as a pioneer in the fashion industry and I think this annual event will bring great brands and their capabilities to the forefront as well as introduce the latest beauty trends in the global market for the consumer as well as connect all these businesses on one platform.” Catwalk Event Management & Productions is hosting Beyond Beautiful Awards & Expo under its initiative Catwalk Cares, which aims to empower beauty and education by sharing the life-changing techniques and giving out self-grooming sessions and scholarships to those who deserve.
Nailed it: shockingly easy manicure trends for 2019
If you think that nails are something that can be ignored in your overall look, you are wrong.
Well done nails are the little details that can add or take away value from the way you look. A good manicure can go a long way and makes you look polished, neat and clean. But we all have busy schedules and manicures can take a lot of time.
Thank goodness for these new trends that can be done at home and barely take more than five minutes. Try some of these latest trends for this year and thank us later.
Just a few lines with black and white. This manicure will match every dress.
2- Glitter Cuticles
A little sparkle never hurt anybody.
Use any colours you like and you’re good to go.
4- Half & Half
Unique and fun! Save time and save your nail polish.
5- Pastel Tips
We love pastels but you can go bold if you prefer.