As a mom, we have to make an extra effort to take care and pamper ourselves. I remember, my early years of mommyhood, I used to feel so guilty even to plan something for myself, let alone actually execute it.   “You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people” This is something that all us moms need to believe in and follow.  Since Valentine’s day is around the corner, why not make the most of it and indulge in some self-love and pampering.

Since ages, “Love” has become synonymous to the color red, roses, and diamonds and chocolate.  9 out of 10 people love chocolate and the 10th person is always lying. So, an awesome chocolate filled pampering it is.

A balanced diet is – Chocolate in both hands

When it comes to consuming chocolate, many of us(not me;), I LOVE chocolate, can always run off the extra calories) are worried about the high amount of calories that it contains. But the fact is, that if chocolate –  especially the good one, which is 60-70% dark is consumed in moderation is really good for us and comes with a lot of health benefits like

  1. It is good for the heart and circulation
  2. Chocolate reduces risk of stroke
  3. It reduces cholesterol
  4. Chocolate can help you lose weight (Really??)
  5. It is good for the brain. Know of some tips on how to boost your memory
  6. Chocolate makes you feel better

For more details on how chocolate benefits us read “Health benefits”

Pamper yourself with Chocolate

And while we are at enjoying chocolate, here are some amazing chocolate products that can be used to pamper ourselves without consuming them r worrying about the calories.

Chocolate and Honey Body Butter by Khadi



Cocoa is an anti-wrinkle agent. It contains powerful anti-oxidant properties that prevent damage to the skin’s elastin and collagen, restoring and maintaining our youthful glow. It also works to moisturize and nourish the skin. Honey is also a gentle, healthy, natural moisturizer.


Click on the image to buy the product. This is available for Rs 140/-

Plum Choco Latte Creamy body wash


Gentle blend, yummy chocolate aroma that lingers and a soft, cared-for sensation after use. In a convenient pump pack. Soap-free, SLS-free body wash with a creamy, non-drying bathing experience.


Click on the image to buy the product. This is available for Rs 323/- at a 20% discount.

Wild Earth Dark Chocolate Lip Balm



Lip balms help protect your lips from harmful UV rays and harsh weather like cold and wind while providing nourishment to them. These lip balms are made with a blend of shea butter, cocoa butter and kokum butter which leaves your lips soft and supple. SLS, SLES, Parabens, Animal Derivatives Free


Click on the image to buy the product. This is available for Rs 199/-

Elle 18 Color Pop matte lip color, Shade Chocolate day


Matte is in trend and this lipstick form Elle 18 is just what you want if you are looking for a pocket-friendly matte lip color. This range of lipsticks gives high color payoff from a single stroke because of its new formulation.


Click on the image to buy the product. This is available for Rs 100/-

Maybelline New York’s nude eye palette

This palette is on the wishlist for most of us especially because of the amazing and versatile shades that can be used as an eyeshadow and also to contour and highlight.

Click on the image to buy the product. This is available currently for Rs 708/- at a 25 percent discount, saving you around Rs 250/-

So, what are you waiting for? Got these amazing products and enjoy in some self-love and pampering this Valentine’s day.

This post is a part of Blogtrain #ShareUrLove hosted by Minakshi & Dipika, wherein 18 lovely female bloggers from different genres are talking about some aspect of ‘Love’. Thanks  Farhat from handing over to me. The next post lined up is fromYogeeta who blogs at She is a #lifestyleblogger from Pune settled on the coasts of Sindhudurg where she assists her husband for online software support. Blogs as a hobby and holds a degree in Adv.Dip. in FD.  On her blog she strives to raise awareness about natural products and encourage discussion around organic products.Handing over the baton to her for her views on “Love”

Photo by Jasmine Waheed on Unsplash

About Author

Sabeeka Lambe

I have been working in the software technology services space for over 15 years. In my professional life I help in implementing quality standards like ISO, CMMi & Six Sigma to make developers and testers jobs easier & process oriented. Through this blog I am sharing similar techniques coupled with age old wisdom from my mom and grand mom to make our living healthier and medicine free. To work in any new field, it helps if you read and train too, and I did the same. Have got a diploma in Naturopathy from Mumbai to enhance my knowledge and skills on this topic that I am passionate about


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    Gurjeet chhabra on

    What a chocolatish valentine ,pamper yourself with chocolate. Love your post chocolate see badh k kuch nahi kuch nahi

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    Those are some great idea to include cocoa for self care, real cocoa fruit has many great properties, it’s actually the processing and sugar with fats which harm in overall chocolates!

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