Sunday, 11 Jun, 2023


Dark stripes make you look slim

Out with the spanx! The latest in the slimming business is the dark stripe running down the side of your outfit.It`s no rocket science but optical illusion and it has caught the fancy of Hollywood A-listers like Miranda Kerr and Melanie Griffith. Such is the craze that a British retail

Ways to protect your kid’s skin this season

It`s that time of the year when your child`s skin is more prone to dryness due to the lack of humidity. Here are simple ways to ensure that your child`s skin remains smooth during the cold season.Moisturise: It is necessary to moisturise your kid`s hands at least twice a day. Use

7 eats to look gorgeous

Did you spend the pre-Diwali weeks attending to your looks by making several trips to the spa? There`s an easier, cheaper and a healthier way to look better and it leads straight to the refrigerator (now, isn`t that a sentence you have always wanted to hear?). Just by adding a few

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Undone Side Braid’. Take your makeup box and try…Undone Side BraidWhether you’re looking to style your hair quickly, or find a way to conceal second-day strands, a piecey side braid like Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra’s is a chic and

The Fat Storing Hormone

Overweight people usually eat less food than their normal weight counterparts.It’s one of those –“life is unfair situations”- because being overweight causes many health problems and early death. In reality, however… it is the toxic condition that is the real problem. Solve the

Foods to fight immunity in winter

DHAKA: A diet rich in a variety of produce like lean proteins, whole grains and low-fat dairy products along with adequate sleep, moderate exercise and minimal stress contribute to a well-functioning immune system and may promote a faster recovery if you come down with a cold or a

Staying stress free ‘key to looking young’

Scientists from NYU have revealed that stress is the real culprit behind grey hairs.The study, carried out on lab mice, suggest that constant worrying affects melanocyte stem cells, which produce the melanin pigment that is responsible for the colour of hair and skin, the Daily Express

Quick and simple ways to prevent skin cancer

Following some simple steps may help people reduce their risk of developing skin cancer, the most common form of cancer, says expert.The easiest way to prevent skin cancer is to protect your skin with clothing, said board-certified dermatologist Zoe D. Draelos, MD, FAAD, consulting

Easy and healthy food substitutes

Simple replacements for what you eat can give you improved health and wellbeing.Choose biscuits made of whole-wheat flour instead of refined flour.You don’t have to deprive yourself of all things tasty, if you’re battling cholesterol, diabetes, weight or blood pressure – to name a

Ways to boost your self-esteem revealed

Two Huffington Post contributors have brought out 11 ways in which people can boost their self confidence in one hour or less.Firstly, people should sit up straight, as research has suggested that people having good posture have more confidence in their thoughts.Secondly, people should

Obese patients face higher risk of multiple diseases

Patients, who are obese, face a higher risk of multiple other diseases, according to researchers.Jessica Bartfield, MD, bariatrician at the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care, said that now it is known that excess adipose (fat) tissue is active rather than inert.She

Childhood pneumonia rate higher in urban apartments

Incidence of childhood pneumonia is still high in urban modern cities, it has been revealed.Professor Hua QIAN and his group from School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University set out to find out which home risk factors affect the incidence of childhood pneumonia in modern urban

Oil therapy: the best oil for your body

A relaxing massage also gives body`s immune system a boost, say experts.Our ancient medicine and sciences hold the most spellbinding rejuvenation therapies. The magical healing properties of herbs and oils in Ayurveda, in fact, always told what research worth millions now only confirms -

Why you must moisturise regularly

If you wish to have healthy, glowing and fuss-free skin, the trick is to keep it hydrated at all timesDaily moisturisation is vital for healthy looking skin. Regular use of a hydrating lotion or moisturiser should be a part of any good skin care regime. Says beauty expert Amyn Manji,

Makeup tips to get perfect party look

Make-up can make or break your party look. An expert says using products in the right proportion is the key to the best look.Makeover expert Aashmeen Munjaal suggests some easy tips to glam up your party look.- A right start up for party make-up is as essential as its finishing is. Basic

How to lose weight before wedding day

In order to lose weight, there are two paths to be followed by a bride-to-be, either hitting the panic button and achieve nothing or plan out and follow a bridal bootcamp and be at one’s svelte best.Following are some pointers to plan out the most effective exercise routine for some

Exposure to loud noise can damage hearing

An Indian-origin audiologist in the US has warned about the impending dangers to hearing because of loud noise.Jyoti Bhayani, a certified audiologist at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, part of Loyola University Health System, said that once hearing is damaged, it cannot be repaired.Bhayani

Give your home a space lift

Living in Mumbai is not easy; it is all about the challenge of fitting our entire lives into tiny, little places like a studio apartment or a one-BHK (Bedroom, hall and kitchen). But we have come to accept this and for most, this is now an unimportant aspect of the fast-paced life we all

Yoga helps in achieving healthy lifestyle

The benefits of yoga can only be experienced or seen when we live and practice it regularly. Yoga teaches you to live with nature, with total harmony between the head, heart and hand i.e. the intellectual, emotional and physical aspects of the personality.Lord Krishna says in the Gita –

Women more prone to allergies and asthma than men

A new research has revealed that adult females are at higher risk for allergies, asthma and autoimmune diseases.Renata Engler, MD, allergist and ACAAI Fell said that more prepubescent males have rhinitis, asthma and food allergy than females. However, roles change. When females enter

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