Saturday, 25 Mar, 2023


Ways to help your man de-stress

There may be days when your man may not wish to do anything but just curl up and relax on the couch after a hectic and tiring day. What you need to do is take the cues and help him unwind instead of making it all the more exhausting for him. Here`s how.1. Be a good listenerIt`s time to

Decorating Your Home on a Budget

Decorating and updating your home does not need to involve a large budget or extravagant ideas; It`s about knowing what small changes you can do to update your home and stay within a budget. Lifestyle blogger at, Destiny Alfonso, has some tips on decorating your home

5 types of women men should avoid

DHAKA: Women are always quick to state what they hate about men, trying to prove that it`s them who should work towards keeping the relationship going. However, it`s not always men who are to be blamed. Let`s face it, as there are things women hate about men, there are also quite a few

Super foods for glowing skin

All of us, regardless of age and gender, crave for healthy and great looking skin. Many suffer problems such as acne, age spots and dry skin, but nature has a cure for all your woes. Though moisturizers and beauty products help, what you eat matters more than what you put on. We list 10

Makeup colours this party season

To begin with, know your skin tone. Usually, earthy colours look good on Indian skin tones. Pick colours that have orange or yellow tint as they go well with most of Indian complexions. To make sure you look your best this party season, we`ve put together a list of colours that are hot

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Subtle Liner’. Take your makeup box and try…Subtle LinerKenyan actress and filmmaker Lupita Nyong’O made quite the statement at the New York Film Festival screening of ‘12 Years a Slave’ by teaming her blue dress with a bold red lip, but

Make your own night cream at home

They play a crucial role to help maintain a youthful skin. And now, you do not even have to venture the market and spend a lot on buying a suitable night cream for your skin as you can make one of your own at home.-Stir a tablespoon of aloe vera gel and rosewater in a bowl and set aside.

How to get rid of stretch marks

Every woman hates the arrow streaks or lines that develop on the surface of the skin, which mars their natural beauty. Stretch marks not only affect pregnant women, but they also affect kids that grow quickly and people who gain and lose weight rapidly.During pregnancy, the skin first

Couch is everything a living room needs

It goes without saying that a living room set up is incomplete without a pleasant seating. An aptly designed couch makes for a complete interior experience. Comfort seating and loads of aesthetic value are big plusses that go with a well chosen sofa. A seating system that complements the

Beauty uses of papaya

Since the fruit is a good source of Vitamin A and Papain which is a kind of protein, it helps in removing dead skin cells, along with breaking down the inactive proteins.If you apply a finely grounded paste of raw papaya on your face, it will help reduce pimples and blemishes!Mashed

10 Yoga health benefits

However, very often, yoga is only partially understood as being limited to asanas (yoga poses). As such, its benefits are only perceived to be at the body level and we fail to realise the immense benefits yoga offers in uniting the body, mind and soul. When you are in harmony, the journey

6 Hair styling secrets you didn`t know

Short, thick, soft, wavy, curly, poker straight - no matter what the style or type of your hair is, there are some beauty secrets we bet you didn`t know! We reveal a few...To keep your waves bouncy: Simple, yet effective - sleep on a satin pillowcase, if you want to keep your hair from

Dietary advice for heart failure

Many people need to work with their GP to find a way of reducing their sodium intake and limiting their fluid intake. They should also try to maintain or increase body weight with high-calorie, nutrient-dense foods and food supplements. Maintain a healthy weightIt is important to

Bursting the bubble – a chewing gum revolution

Who doesn’t remember that feeling… sitting at your school desk, a victim to the horrible habit of putting bubble gum under the table when you suddenly find it’s stuck to your skirt! Followed by vain attempts on your mum’s part to remove the gum, which by now, had become deeply

Keep your head with fruit and veg!

In addition to vitamins and minerals, many fruits and vegetables contain polyphenols, which protect the brain’s neurons. So let’s have a closer look as these anti-ageing foods…  Keeping your head’s neurons healthy and happyIn general, regularly eating fruit and veg has a positive

Does drinking tea make you slimmer?

The tea plant is widely renowned for its fat-busting properties. However, in reality tea doesn’t have a magic effect on weight loss. If you examine the properties of tea closely, it doesn’t actually have an effect on fat cells or cellulite and doesn’t prevent absorption of fats

Dealing with gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is usually diagnosed during the second or third trimester of pregnancy when the body may become resistant to the hormone insulin, which is what enables body cells to take up glucose from the blood. The resistance occurs because hormones produced by the placenta have

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Tawny Nude Lip’. Take your makeup box and try…Tawny Nude LipA nude lip has the amazing ability to stand out and blend in all at the same time, but finding your perfect hue can be tricky.Lighter colours run the risk of looking chalky, while

So, Will Your Next Marriage Be Better?

According to research by Jennifer Baker, of the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Missouri, while 50% of first marriages end in divorce, 67% of second marriages and 74% of third marriages end in divorce.Is this surprising?From my experience, most people who end

Overcome Your Addiction to Shopping

With the possible exception of window shopping – and, let’s face it, who can do that for any length of time – then a shopping addiction can be a very expensive habit. It can lead to all sorts of problems if it gets out of hand. But how can you turn yourself from being a shopaholic