Friday, 22 Sep, 2023


How to decorate home with mirrors

Gone are those days when a mirror was used merely for the dressing table; it has now become an essential piece of home decor. According to the space and proportion, mirrors can be aesthetically used to reflect your taste and create drama. Says Subbanshu Jaiin, director of Blackberry

For the Stans and First-Timers

Many of us dream about sitting in the first three rows of a New York Fashion Week runway show. There may be a few of us that will attend in the next few years. Regardless of your case, here’s what any New York Fashion Week stan and first-time attendee should know about the semi-annual

Baby Safety Gate

I personally think that baby gates are one of the best inventions of modern times! As a mom with an 11 month old, I thought that I could get away without having one, boy was I wrong. It all started last December when Miss Lily learned to crawl, and our lives changed forever!At first she

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Tangelo Lipstick’. Take your makeup box and try…Tangelo LipstickWith the final days of summer approaching, it’s time to break out your bright lipsticks while you still can, and we’re loving the vivid tangelo hue we spotted on singer

Gift Ideas for New Dads

While the birth itself is an exciting event, the anticipation and celebration prior to the big day is almost as important. Most buzz is around the expecting mother, including the preparation and hosting of the traditional baby shower. Sometimes, the expecting dad is forgotten in the

Don’t touch these foods post workout

An intense workout always makes you feel great. But your first thought post workout is food! A right diet, being psychologically motivated and a regular physical activity is a must in your quest to lose weight. However, you might be surprised to learn that certain combinations of foods

Discover a More Beautiful You

Sometimes, when we get stuck in a routine, it can feel like we`re losing our charm, or our mojo. Luckily, this is something that can be changed with a couple small steps. Without lots of makeup or losing some weight, learn 9 ways to discover a more beautiful you.  And, whether you’re a

Must-Haves in Men`s Fashion

Women change their hair color, cut and overall style with a new trend to keep up with everyone else and to look good. And there’s no reason why the man in your life can’t look good too. You’ve got to keep the man in your life, whether it’s your dad or spouse, up-to-date with

Best Plus Size Dresses

Clothes shopping can be hard enough for some of us. Add in the aspect of being a plus-size woman, and that almost doubles the challenge. Dresses aren’t the easiest to shop for, either. So when all of these factors are combined, it can make shopping for a plus-size dress that is

4 Things Every Guest Room Needs

When you have your own home, it’s a point of pride to host guests. You’ve worked hard on making your abode warm, welcoming and stylish and it’s exhilarating to get the chance to share that.Sometimes, though, it’s easy to forget the little things that can make or break a guest’s

To make your relationship last longer

A new research has suggested that the longevity of a relationship is pre-determined by the type of attachment a couple shares.You can find your perfect match and transform your relationship by identifying whether you are an `avoider`, `anxious` or `secure`.The science of attachment is

The Best Nuts for Your Health

 Many people shy away from nuts because they hear that they`re high in calories and fat. But what people might not realize is that most of the fats found in nuts are the really good heart-healthy kind known as monounsaturated fats. So the fat you`re consuming is only benefiting your

Destressing helps curb obesity among women

Mastering simple eating and stress-busting techniques helps prevent weight gain even without dieting among women, suggests a new study by University of California - San Francisco (UCSF).Women in the study who experienced the greatest reduction in stress tended to have the most loss of

Keep secrets from your hubby!

“Within any marriage, there are invisible boundaries that define what can and cannot be discussed.”Hotelier Megha Ajgaonkar, 31, and her husband Samit have been best friends for over a decade. “Since we started off as friends, our friendship still stands stronger than our marital

Are you a shopaholic?

Which woman in her right mind hasn’t sighed while watching ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic?’ After all there is something about being able to buy all those beautiful stuff (which may or may not be on the ‘best deals’ section) that seems to make them grow weak in the knees. And now

5 new fun apps for you

Move over Facebook, Instagram is here to steal your thunder. How fun is it to click your lipstick shade for the day, or your bagel sandwich or your neighbor`s cutlery collection. While clickety-happy we are at the moment, we have to say the filters and editing options are getting rather

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Copper Eye Shadow’. Take your makeup box and try…Copper Eye ShadowWhen an ultra-dark smoky eye seems too severe, opt for a toned-down metallic version like American actress Lizzy Caplan`s, which combines the sexy, smudgy allure of the original

Why eating less helps brain to stay young

Many studies suggest that obesity is bad for our brain, slows it down, causes early brain aging, making it susceptible to diseases typical of older people as the Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s. In contrast, caloric restriction keeps the brain young.A team of Italian researchers at the

Which is the best diet in the world?

On our earth, different people eat different foods and in varying combinations of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. From the Inuits who eat a diet very high in fat and protein but little carbohydrate to the Okinawans of Japan who eat a lot of high fibre carbohydrates and minimal oil or to

Weight loss tips for software engineers

I have had several queries from desperate IT professionals, struggling to manage their weight issues while working most of the daytime and into the nights too, spent sitting at their cubicles with hardly any physical movements. I sympathise and understand as my daughter is an IT

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