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They say every destination has a story behind it. A story of you got there. With your wedding as the ultimate destination, the Dream Team is committed to making this journey one that is worth telling. Allowing you to not only plan your entire wedding under one roof, but also enjoy this magazine as guide to the married world and tips that will help you get there successfully. Success comes from being happy and stress free on you big day. This, iDreams fashion magazine, and Dreams Wedding Show is here to help you achieve that. This edition of iDream Fashion Magazine is especially focused on culture. Being a multicultural wedding show, we consider it our duty to educate you on vast varieties of traditions in this world. In the end, you will find the same thing. People sharing their love and combining their lives as one. However, to get there, every culture has a different dress code, ceremony, tradition, and way of expressing their happiness. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the diversity of this world.
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A wedding is not the place for cultural faux pas. Some officiants of differing religions are open to conducting the ceremony jointly and can help you design one that honors both ethnic and religious traditions. but teaching both sides of the family a few key steps of the hora or some salsa moves (or whatever specialty dancing you’ll have at your wedding) will make them more likely to enjoy participating. and know their rules. finances. the Japanese sake pouring ritual that reaffirms the bond between friends. If they’re not 100% happy with your choices. looks just like a souped-up Jewish chuppa! 10. but don’t forget to showcase your own personalities. Pick a ceremony site that will accommodate your wedding. called a mandap. provide brief explanations of their significance in your wedding program so that your guests can appreciate their symbolism. Did you know that the breaking of a wine glass after the “I dos” is not only a Jewish custom. Or personalize the wedding favors—chocolates from Ghirardelli Square where you had your first date. Personalize your ceremony. If your backgrounds present too sharp a contrast to be equally represented during the ceremony. 9. 7. Take advantage of ethnic traditions that do double-duty. “Research by-Valerie” iDreams Fashion Magazine www. Not only is this a fun ice-breaker. such as the Hispanic custom of wrapping the couple in a lasso. If you’re including unusual elements in your wedding. there are other opportunities to give each family its due. Put your favorite songs on the play list and teach Cousin Habib and Tia Elena how to rock the house. reserve the ceremony for the bride’s heritage and turn the rehearsal dinner into a celebration of the groom’s. yet you also want to make your families’ customs a part of your day. don’t sweat it. 8. If you or your groom is South Asian. 5. and childrearing should be discussed in detail before you walk relatives will enjoy expressing their inner artist through decorative henna designs. Communicate openly with both sides of the family early in the process to discuss which traditions they would like to incorporate. 11. Consider getting pre-marital counseling. and they’ll probably come around once they see the awesome party you’ve put together. For example. but for a multicultural marriage to stand the test of time important topics like faith. so make a cutting-edge gourmet statement while demonstrating how well two cultures can blend together. Schedule dance classes for family members before the big day. Alternatively. 3.” or introduce guests to o-shaku. Get inventive with the food. It may be the differences that first attracted you to each other. It’s the perfect occasion to explore the African custom of “Tasting the Spices.05 12 TIPS FOR PLANNING A MuLTICuLTuRAL WEDDING 1. Talking over the big stuff with counselors can clarify expectations and help you avoid trouble down the line. for example. Don’t feel you have to put all your cultural eggs in one basket. Make it clear that this is your wedding.com . If you want to get married in a religious center like a church or synagogue. 12. Educate each of your families on what would be considered inappropriate behavior in the other’s social world. your officiant can clue everyone in. 4. Fusion cuisine is super popular nowadays. The important thing is you tried. but an Italian one as well? And the canopy covering an down the aisle. why not host a mehndi party for your bachelorette gathering? All the female Indian ceremony. 6. 2. Help your guests understand any special wedding rituals. Just make sure the ceremony doesn’t try to incorporate too much and run too long.dreamsweddingshow. you may need to take classes or follow special guidelines before you can marry there. Honoring your families’ cultures is great.
3. If he’s working and you’re a stay-at-home mom. 2. It would help if you were clear about your expectations as well and shared chores. Nagging is most men’s #1 complaint about their wives. Just get rid of the kids and spend an evening alone -. Surprise him. If you’re laughing at each other.com .com/articles/socialissues/5-amazing-ways-to-turn-men-on-in-marriage. This cannot be overstated. Husbands and wives can drift apart over time without even realizing it’s happening. or something else enjoyable and relaxing. right? Every now and then. Ideally. Anything that goes on for that long is bound to hit a few rough spots. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make an effort to keep things upbeat and happy. or out to dinner. Make home a happy place for the two of you. you’re going to have many hours each day when you’re not only apart from each other. Variety is the spice of life. it means you share a common sense of humor. some valleys between the peaks. but doing very different things. Communication and compassion are vital. 1. which may become once a month when you have those lovely kids that you’ve talked about. do something he’ll like that he knows is out of your usual patterns. The wedding was a success and you have your whole life to look forward to.articlesfactory.home watching a movie. Laugh. All of this lets your husband know that all the hassles and pressures of daily life haven’t made you forget about him. sweet and in love and there is not a thing that he won’t do for you. 5.08 SECRETS TO A HAPPy HuSBAND Right now he’s cute. Send e-mails or text messages during the day or make phone calls if possible. Be positive.html iDreams Fashion Magazine www. use Skype or even Facebook if you are in different cities. marriage is supposed to last for a whole lifetime… or maybe even seven. It will be hard on you. but what you will gain will be priceless. 4. We’ll let you do your own research for this one. Don’t become a stereotypical wife who complains constantly to her husband. it means you’re able to affectionately tease and play together. If you’re laughing together at something else. Stay connected with him.dreamsweddingshow. Schedule at least one night a week as an official “date night”. And you’ll see he hasn’t forgotten about you. either. Let him know you love him as often as possible and always look on the positive side of things. Here are five things that turn a man on after marriage. or if you’re both working. just in case your mother starts reading this magazine. Articles Factory . Don’t let this keep you apart more than it needs to. Laughter is the key to happiness in marriage. A refuge from the world.Cucan http://www. Keep the passion alive. with the company of this wonderful man. It’s a bonding experience.5 Amazing Ways To Turn Men On In Marriage .
Brides love to personalize their wedding as a reflection of their own personality. businesses. famous actress Jessica Biel wore a light pink wedding dress for her marriage to pop star Justin Timberlake. Queen Victoria was the most influential trendsetter.dreamsweddingshow. including furs. In previous times blue was a symbol of purity and of the Virgin Mary. Surprisingly. western relatives living in Europe wore gowns of all different colors. Prices for dresses range from $500-$10.09 WESTERN WEDDING DRESSES By Danielle Ward Nowadays. but this is not the case. Replication of a bride’s personal style often translates to the style of dress they choose. One of the first to wear the stark white dress was Phillipa of England in the year 1406. Nowadays. even countries. and added touches of grey to her ensemble.000 dress. similar to the ideal of finding the perfect man or soul mate. richest of colors were worn… and the most exclusive of fabrics. in the western world. a gothic style Halloween wedding often features a black dress. as brides scrambled to emulate their Royal Queen. a $1000 can look much better on a bride than a $10. which leads to many unique styles. personality. The modern day bride often looks at finding ‘the dress’ as a quest to find something that is meant just for them. Often times the deepest. Weddings weren’t just the joining of two people but they united two families. Themed weddings dictate other trends. Many decades ago. iDreams Fashion Magazine www. who wore white in the 1840’s so that she could show off her prized lace. 75% of dresses bought currently are strapless or sleeveless because it’s easier for the dress to be altered to fit the bride’s body perfectly. Impressing the adjoining family meant showing wealth through lavish jewelry and materials seen in the grandest garments the family could muster up for the occasion. and coloring. the typical bride is a vision of sparkling white… but how did this become the western symbol of a blushing bride? It may not be what you think. even though she married Frenchman Frances Daughin. and time it takes to make the dress. Her highly publicized wedding pictures started the popularity of using this color in wedding attire. It’s all about finding the flattering shapes that fit the bride’ distinctive body type. in essence acting as a symbol of the family’s social standing. Later. when she wore white to show off her finest silk.000+ depending on the designer. For example. and was a showing for the families and community at large. The wedding dress was to signify a family’s wealth. whose country regarded white as a color of mourning.com . off-whites are seen as typical as well. Most believe that white is worn as a symbol of purity. in 1559 Mary Queen of Scots wore white because it was her favorite color. Recently. materials used.
The Bengali bride has to tie her hair up in a bun. drops. she can adorn the bun with shimmery accessories. pearls. the bindi. And often times. They are white and red coral bangles. Subsequently. there is a durga puja and sindoor daan on dashami. it is accompanied by small white and red dots that arch stylishly on top of her brows. the ornaments made of gold are considered to be auspicious and are compulsory for the bride. Bengalis flaunt it on every special occasion. The Alta. The Bengali bride may also choose to wear various gold chains and gold rings on her finger.com . The Bengali brides wear red. That day is traditionally reserved for wearing the white garad silk saree with red border. and/or pink colored saree on her wedding day. The Bengali bride might also have exquisite jewelry passed on to her by het mother or grandmother. maroon. The Bengali bride wears this saree to represent her high quality wedding. This is decorated on her in a particular design that includes colored fingertips and a circle in the middle of her palm. butterflies. that adorns the face of the Bengali bride. On the bride’s forehead. The mukut is available is different shapes and designs that is compulsory for her to wear. Every Bengali wife is supposed to wear an iron bangle along with her white shankha (shell bangle) and red pola (coral bangle) apart from the usual sindoor. The heavy necklaces can be decorated with beautiful designs of peacocks. They end near the end of the brows or it may even extend out a little. If the bride likes. Both these sarees have a very unique style of draping in Bangal.11 BENGALI BRIDAL TRADITIONS Red is a loved color in Bangali Bride. For the ceremory. Next. ruli. and more. After that. Also known as nowa. A traditional pooja saree is generally white with red or maroon details on it. The hugely popular heavy banarasi saree. is completely bright red silk with gold zari or buta work on it. Then. The bangles are made from lac. is applied in generous amounts on the bride’s hands and feet. iDreams Fashion Magazine www. gold and have traditional designs on them. a red liquid. etc. which is a must for Bengali brides.dreamsweddingshow. the bangles that the Bengali bride wears are customary and really traditional. Then she has to wear a veil over head along with a mukut for the final finish. is quite huge.
white shirt-like apparel. The bride’s neck is one whole mass of chains. and another two branches extending across the forehead up to the ear and then the sun and moon ornaments are placed on the right and left respectively on the head. Starting from the Nalalpata pendant. The moondoo itself was worn in a style different from Hindus. Christian Dress Styles: men wear a white moondoo and sometimes. Peti Malaya means a garland of flowers or petals. Women also wear white. The Kandyan bride in her traditional costume of the Osariya (sari) and the complementing regalia looks like a queen. from food to jewellery. the Kandyan bridal jewellery also consists of seven pendants The headgear. called moondoo. The Peti Malaya is the last and longest chain encircling the rest. Sri Lankans are extremely superstitious when it comes to numbers. with pearls. beads. The number seven is considered a magical number in their tradition. in addition to the moondoo. typically made of embroidered cloth. Padakkam or the pendants are the important part of the chains. it is certainly a Sri Lankan bride. a special kind of blouse and moondoo that is worn in a special way. each successive chain shows off beautiful pendants. One edge of the moondoo remains folded fan-like into multiple folds and this section is hanged at the back. It is a gold gem-studded forehead plate. The Kandyan bride opts to be lavish in everything she wears. and wear sandal tika on their chests and forehead. on the middle of the forehead at an auspicious time one stem extending down the middle parting of the hair. brides wear armlets made of gold or silver and is studded with gems. Some Hindu Dress Style: men are dressed in a hand-woven cotton cloth. The Nalalpata placed by the mother. Seri Valatu is a broad bangle with three smaller bangles joined together. When going outside. Nalalpata or the headband is attractive and significant.dreamsweddingshow. with typical Sinhala designs. Odd numbers are always considered lucky. and sequins. stones. Muslim women wear a full-sleeve blouse.13 TAMIL BRIDAL TRADITIONS If there is anyone who strongly attracts attention and admiration towards themself. A Kandyan bride will certainly be incomplete if she chooses to drop even the smallest piece of jewellery from the traditional ensemble. any piece of bridal jewellery or for that matter any jewellery is not made with even numbered stones. a special kind of moondoo and a cloth to cover their heads.com . iDreams Fashion Magazine www. Thus. number seven crops up in every Sinhala event. Muslim Dress Styles: men wear a shirt-like apparel and a Muslim-style cap. A grand sari often worked profusely in gold or silver thread. they throw a smaller cloth over their shoulders. Hence.
while southern areas would tend to wear the two-piece Cheongsan. either strings of beads or a solid piece of fabric covering the face. Most of the dresses worn these days arise from the Qing dynasty. During a modern wedding ceremony.dreamsweddingshow. the more prominent the family. This is very much like Western cultures in that aspect Aside from the elaborate dress.Qipao is the Mandarian name of this dress. would not wear red. Tibetian. There are also other styles of dress arising from the varied cultures that are contained within China. the last dynasty of China and are called Qi Pao. More northern areas would wear a Qi Pao. showing the union of male and female sides. Taiwanese. Around the neck. or should we say dresses -. It is also referred to as cheongsam in Cantonese. while still dressing formally and more decorative than normal. the collar would be high to help secure outfit.with a plural.Caroline Baker One of the most prominent features of a Chinese wedding is the wedding dress. it is not uncommon for the bride to change her outfit three or more times during the night. Interestingly enough. down to the feet.com . iDreams Fashion Magazine www. the original qipao looked very different from the versions today. Known these days as the “traditional Chinese dress”. often so heavy the bride could do nothing but bow her head and keep it steady. The style of the dress often emphasizes the origins of the family. which literally translates to “long dress”. In more modern Chinese weddings these days. The most typical designs on the dress are those of the dragon and phoenix. it was often not unusual that the first time the groom would lay eyes upon his bride would be after their wedding.15 CHINESE WEDDING DRESS Guest Author . The general characteristic of the early qipao was a single piece of cloth that would cover the whole body. with slits on the side only to allow for easier movement. Though the color white is associated with death. Since red is the color of luck in Chinese culture. the men. The more dresses. The material was loose. Men are more commonly in the normal black or grays. it is not unusual to find Chinese women dressed in a traditional Western white gown. or dressed in their formal station clothing. A veil would sometimes be present. much attention would be paid to the hair. such as Mongolian. the bride would normally wear an all red dress. the acceptance of this practice shows the growing influence of other cultures on the Chinese. In ancient times. in their betrothal bed. Often the dress is embroidered with many designs made of gold or silver thread. Very complex headdresses would adorn the bride.
iDreams Fashion Magazine www. The groom is dressed in dhoti or salwar and kurta. The postwedding rituals are divided into two phases. or sherwani. Overall. which is also kept short and sweet. This is followed by the wedding ceremony. The wedding ceremonies last for about three days (including the pre-wedding and post-wedding rituals). The rituals followed in the marriage are reflect the indigenous Maharashtrian vibrant and colorful culture. yet very impressive.17 MAHARASHTRIAN BRIDAL The Maharashtrian wedding is full of pomp and show. Most commonly the Paithani type of sari is used. The typical Maharashtrian seven pearl studs are worn by the bride for the wedding. The bride wears a traditional Maharashtrian green colored sari. Maharashtrian wedding ceremony is truly delightful to look at. wherein packet of sugar are exchanged between the prospective bride and the groom. (known as pre-wedding rituals). The rituals followed during the occasion are simple. we provide you complete information on the rituals followed in a typical Maharashtrian wedding ceremony. wherein the bride bids goodbye to her home and enters her groom’s to start a new life with him. which makes the spectator say that Maharashtrian wedding is truly amazing! The preparations for the Maharashtrian marriage start well before the wedding. marriages among the Maharashtrians take place in the morning. The bride wears green bangles considered to be very auspicious for any function. exhibiting magnificent grandeur.com . usually. Here in this section. Toe rings. because the auspicious time (muhurat) chosen for the wedding generally falls in the day time. pearl and bead nath (nose ring) and a bright bindhi are worn by the bride. followed by a couple of pujas and the Haldi ceremony. right from its pre-wedding to the post-wedding customs.dreamsweddingshow.
Sometimes. The bride wears bangles made of ivory known as Chooda. which is a hanging ornament made of gold or silver hanging from the bangles. iDreams Fashion Magazine www. These are white and dark red in colour and hold great significance to the bride. Isn’t it interesting…both these cultures are so different yet some of the traditional practices they follow are similiar. and who so ever gets the Kalire first is expected to get married within a short period. The Patiala Shalwar has many pleats that gather towards the waistline and drape below gracefully. Like most Indian cultures. The outfit is usually of Patiala style. The Kameez is a knee length fitted top. The parting in her There is a similar tradition practiced by Catholic brides.19 SIKH BRIDAL A traditional Punjabi bridal wears a Shalwar Kameez along with a heavily embroidered Dupatta. Friends and sisters-in-law(s) tie a Kalire.dreamsweddingshow. Usually the outfit is in hues of Red with a lot of embellishments intricately embroidered with unique motifs and sequence. and whichever girl catches it is expected to get married next. the bride and groom’s names are engraved on her bangles as well. which would cover her head. Kalire’s are encrusted with dried coconut and beetle nuts. . when the bride is about to depart. This was originally the attire of hair is decorated with a gold ornament called the Tikka. It is said that after the wedding the bride rubs her hands against each other to drop the Kalire on the heads of unmarried girls. she throws her bridal bouquet to a group of unmarried girls following her.com . Towards the end of the wedding celebrations. the royal families of Punjab. Punjabi brides traditionally wear gold jewelry and matching footwear.
The day is very special for any bride and it is not about any religion. mid-thigh length tunic). They were representative of the status of the person wearing them. in the 1950s and 60s with popular public figures like Fatima Jinnah and Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan wearing them. and most importantly. It consists of a kurti (a short. Today’s Muslim wedding dresses come in various varieties of fabrics and with a variety of artwork. Ghararas originated in the city of Lucknow during the era of the Nawabs. Some of these include the jhumar and netth. The Muslims for their wedding dresses prefer mainly salwar kameez. It becomes very heavy to carry but is still preferred by Muslim brides. called the goat in Hindi and urdu. They are. Ghararas were very common in Pakistan. ruches at the knee so they flare out dramatically.dreamsweddingshow. This is why brides are very specific about their wedding dresses. iDreams Fashion Magazine www. They now consist of skirts and jalabeeb which is a long cloth and also known as the burqa. Nowadays their wedding dresses are meant to get a stunning and modern look. The basic dress in salwar kameez but it is embroidered or is decorated with zardozi work. The Gharara is a traditional Lucknowi garment. is often elaborately embroidered in zari and zardozi work. The Muslim wedding dress is so stunning that one can’t stop staring at it.22 THE MuSLIM WEDDING CELEBRATION The traditional look chosen by almost muslin brides makes them stunning in appearance. She wants to look more beautiful and more stunning compared than everyone on this special occasion. and were replaced by sarees and shalvar qameezes. it was considered everyday attire among North Indian Elite Muslims like women folk from Nawab and Taluqedars families. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries.com . a dupatta (veil). And Muslims wear the jibab in their daily lives as well as in their weddings. they gradually fell out of favour. but it is about the feeling of every bride. Over time. traditionally worn by Pakistani and North Indian muslim women. a pair of wide-legged pants. often silk. The jewelries and other accessories are matched with the Muslim wedding dress for a smashing combination. still very popular as wedding attire among Pakistan as well as Muslim brides in Northern India as they reflect a rich cultural tradition that brings a unique elegance to the bride. Each leg of a traditional gharara is made from over 12 metres of fabric. The knee area. however. It has become a fashion among Muslim women as well as a tradition.
Every Rajasthani woman treasured the bridal Odhni through out her life. the wedding costumes of the Rajasthani people are a fantastic combination of brilliant hues.Green is the color of fertility. Timaniyaan. Red is the most preferred color of the bride but many women also prefer wearing sizzling orange. Grooms can wear a sherwani. Bajuband is an armlet bedecked with gold and stones. that is knee length or longer. depending on the region in India.com . During the ceremony. The Rajasthani bride also wears Odhni. Hanging Earrings. like Sindoor is red in color. Bichhiya is toe-ring for feet and Nath is the nose ring made of stones. bright yellow and charming pink color costumes. like tights or jhodpuris. traditional motifs and enchanting floral patterns all over. It is adorned elegantly like a sari and covers the head of the bride in a short veil. a lot of clothing in hindu weddings and other cultures have been The saris or the ghagras are matched with blouses and cholis. Moreover the planet that rules the marriage i. white and gold sari. the bride changes into a red. White (on a women) if the color of widowhood and Red since it is associated with the rising sun is regarded as the color of a new life.23 HINDu BRIDE Hindu wedding attire is defined by the relationship. Another very famous traditional dress is lehenga. jodhpuri suit and kurta pyjama. Chooda. The most famous traditional Indian dress is a Sari. but the fundamentals are the same. with churidhar pyjamy. just like a pair of trousers. which is long piece of cloth of the length of 3 meters by 2 meters.e Mars is reddish in color.dreamsweddingshow. Chooda is actually a set of gold and ivory bangles. Among Hindu’s . However. Hence the bridal wears or anything auspiciously related to marriage. semi precious games. For instance. Along with the wedding dress comes the fabulous jewelry of the bride including Rakhri. You can also see some grooms dressed in the western corporate suit. This Odhni is worn over the sari on the wedding day. Hindu bride generally arrive at the ceremony wearing an outfit provided by her parents. breeches instead of trousers. The stunning bridal attires of the Rajasthani women are created generally on silk base with colored stones. a sari can be tied in a variety of different ways. iDreams Fashion Magazine www. silken threads. Timaniyaan is a choker studded with diamonds. Rakhri is the bridal jewelry for the forehead. Orange / Saffron is the color of renunciation. wealth and purity Hindu attire. colours representing fertility. etc. but many wear saris or lehengas in red. Gold Anklets. Bajuband. purchased for her by the groom. a long embroidered jacket. influenced by the traditions of Rajasthan. Traditional Hindu bridal attire varies. Nath. a long top or shirt worn on the upper body. These are usually in a colour that contrasts the sherwani. The superb embroidery work enhances the splendor of the Rajasthani wedding sari or Ghagra. while a salwar is worn on the legs. Bichhiya.
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25 WEDDING IN THE EyES OF THE COORDINATOR… Writter:Sherly S. everyone has their own dream wedding. it is just fair enough to have a smooth flow of preparation. A wedding is like no any other event that once you failed on something you can always catch it up on the next round of event. One year might seem long for an event preparation but for a wedding. the coordinators will always be remembered because a wedding is an event that will forever be remem- bered. it’s all worth it. Reality is the wedding become a coordinator’s own event because in reality coordinators becomes more stress than the couple not because of the preparation but because of the weight of the event that is upon me. Enriquez When we talk about wedding. It’s not how much quantity of wedding I was able to organize but how much quality I can give to every wedding. iDreams Fashion Magazine www. it should a passion that’s really to be taken to heart. Organizing a wedding must be one of the hardest works to do because it does only cost a couple their finances. the couple could not even see the flaws but in the eyes of the coordinators nothing is hidden. As a wedding coordinator. I know when there is something that has not been implement well although the couple was not able to recognize it. No matter how many weddings a coordinator was able to handle. organizing a wedding is more than just a job. still complacency has no place in my profession because every wedding is unique and it was always a make or break for me. a wedding is not a job but a lifetime commitment because it will be a lifetime memory of someone else life. As a coordinator.dreamsweddingshow. it gives me too many sleepless night not until the wedding is finally over. it gives me a roller coaster ride. every wedding has its own stress and trials. For couples who does not the luxury of time to prepare their own big day and who wants to avoid the stress that it could bring. The couple only thing to think about is to walk in the aisle. Whatever happens on their wedding. Coordinating a wedding is actually a privilege to be a part of someone’s life…it is a blessing to be part or God’s own written love story. Even if I stop coordinating a wedding. it involves their emotions. In my eyes and in my heart. Indeed wedding is one of the most important events in everyone’s life. wedding coordinator is the answer. Sometimes. couple has different ideas. Wedding coordinator take cares of everything of the preparation up to the day of the wedding. From smallest details up to the major details of this event. there would be even a point that I would want to stop but of all these things.com . because I know that what the couple has given me is not a work to do but they have given their emotional investment. And I will always enjoy coordinating a wedding. the mark and the memories I would leave to a couple’s life will always be remembered. I know deep inside me. however it is also the most meticulous and time consuming occasion to prepare.
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STRONG & HEALTHy HAIR By SHAIL GuGGALI. In addition to the benefits provided by the herbs. it naturally raises a lot of concern and also a lot of health questions. people with Pitta constitution (prakruti) are more prone to hair loss. Aloe Rosemary Gel is another good tonic which as to be massaged into the scalp and washed in 2 hours. Recommended application . There could be many reasons for Hair Loss. When it starts falling prematurely. Herbal Oils with Brahmi and Bhringraj (Eclipta alba) are very useful too. Excess Pitta Dosha in the Hair follicles or inflammation of the hair root leads to hair fall. Hair is a by-product of Bone formation and hence Hair health is directly related to the health of the bones. iDreams Fashion Magazine www. M.dreamsweddingshow. the most important being – Hereditary hair loss where the genes trigger hair loss at a certain age Pitta Dosha imbalance causing premature graying and hair loss.31 STOP HAIR LOSS – THE AyuRVEDIC WAy TO LONG. the act of massaging improves blood circulation to the scalp and hair follicles. Increase in Vata or dryness can also lead to hair loss. Magnesium and Zinc We will focus here on the most common cause of hair loss which is related to Pitta Dosha Aggravation.com . According to Ayurveda. -Herbal dandruff therapy and antifungal agent : Aloe vera gel with extract of Neem and Tea Tree oil (Neem Gel) has excellent antibacterial and antifungal properties and can be applied once a week or fortnight mixed with the Jaswand Gel. Dryness and dandruff which can lead to dry. Hair problems could be an indicator of potential bone problems such as osteoporosis. This is the leading cause of Hair loss in most people. Some of the therapies presented here to help with hair loss would also help in improving bone health. Ayurvedic recommendations to stop Hair Loss : -Oil Massage of the Head – “Shirobhyanga” Ayurveda recommends head massage with a Pitta Pacifying hair Oil 2-3 times a week.SC. AyuRVEDIC LIFESTyLE COACH your hair is your crowning glory and is the first thing that anyone notices about you. Hence. thereby providing nutrients and strengthening them.. That is why it is very important to consult an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Coach to identify the precise problem and get the appropriate treatment. frizzy hair with split ends and tendency to break easily Fungal infection and hormonal imbalance Mineral deficiency – Calcium. split ends and breaking of hair.every time one washes the hair. Another effective way to pacify pitta is to massage the soles with Cooling Oil (with Sandalwood oil) and apply a few drops to the vital spot on the Head at bedtime. -Herbal Hair tonic : Aloe Vera based gel with extract of Jaswand flower (Hibiscus) is a good leave in tonic which not just stops hair loss but also improves the quality of the hair.
-Tips on Ayurvedic Hair Care : Oil hair and leave overnight before washing. Aniseed and Dashamoola (10 herb mixture). -Pitta Pacifying Detox : A pitta detox would help remove the Pitta toxins and balance the doshas. Nutrients and Minerals A Pitta pacifying balanced diet* with dairy products such as milk. Coriander seeds. yoga and Meditation. front and back.32 -Relieve stress in the neck : Stress in the neck has also been seen to contribute to hair loss. left to right and back. -Yoga and Exercises to improve blood circulation to the scalp and relieve neck ten- sion : yogasanas such as Camel. Magnesium and Zinc are useful mineral supplements for Hair health and could be taken at bedtime. not on the crown Wash hair after showering the body. Cutting out fats totally from the diet can contribute to hair loss too. use luke warm water. Cooked apple. hence. Simple neck exercises such as turning the head side ways.dreamsweddingshow. you can write to him at info@ herbalmystique. Anti-stress Tea with Jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi)and Brahmi (Bacopa Monnieri) once or twice a day. would be beneficial too. an intake of 1 tbsp Cow ghee per day is recommended. Cobra and Cow poses along with Spinal twist are very useful. Cardmom. Herbal Pitta Pacifying Tea made with a coarse ground mixture of Cumin seeds. © copyright Shail Guggali iDreams Fashion Magazine www.ca. It is based on do-It-yourself herbal oil massages and does not require any oral medicines to be taken. white radish. cabbage and coconut are nourishing too. use a thin towel to dry hair. not hot water. use mild Herbal shampoo with Neem and Tulsi. use a Nourishing Hair Pack once or twice a month About the Author : Shail Guggali is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Coach specializing in Ayurvedic Detox or Panchakarma. Calcium. Ayurvedic Detox or Panchakarma also improves the overall strength of the body and its ability to heal itself. untangle wet hair with your fingers. let the water fall on the back of the head. Skin and Hair care. Shoulder and Neck massage for 5-10 min with Herbal Body Massage Oil followed by a warm shower will help in relieving stress. -Herbal tonic and Herbal Tea : 1 tbsp fresh Aloe Vera Gel (scoop aloe gel from fresh aloe leaf) with Cumin powder is good to reduce Pitta in the Hair. Take care if you have high cholesterol or are unable to digest dairy products.com . -Food for healthy hair : Diet. cheese and yogurt is recommended. Comb hair when dry with a wide-tooth comb as it stimulates circulation to the root o the hair. Do not comb hair while they are wet. use rock salt instead of regular salt as it does not aggravate pitta. While washing hair. Boil 1 tsp of the mixture in 1 cup water for 10 minutes and drink 2-3 times a day after meals.