When it comes to health, having some kind of exercise routine as a part of your life  is essential. But what people forget is that what you eat is just as important. But have you ever wondered how your kitchen can provide you with more than just nutrition. As a yoga exponent, I often understand that while practicing yoga might be important, my kitchen offers me a number of opportunities to …
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Hi, I am an 18-year-old student. I have dense facial hair growth which is kind of genetic. Most of the times, while shaving I suffer from cuts. This also causes acne problems. Could you please tell me how to shave properly? Shaving is the key to look presentable, both officially and socially. Hence, it is very important to keep in mind the importance of treating your skin right and also …
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The back is often ignored by many as you don't have to flaunt it too much. It is usually hidden under the clothes and since we cannot see it much, there is a lack of care towards it. But when you have to wear backless blouses or dresses, then the first thing you perhaps worry about is your back. Problems such as back acne, uneven skin tone, pigmentation, etc are common concerns women have. But …
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I have heard that using products which contain kojic acid can help lighten one's complexion. Is this true? How much time does it take to show results? I also want to lighten some scars on my face.  Kojic acid is essentially a by-product of the fermentation process of rice. It is largely prevalent in the Japanese culture where it is obtained after making sake -- a traditional rice wine. But is …
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 Do you often have to wear fake eyelashes or volumising mascara to make your lashes appear long and strong? If yes, you can now make them grow faster and longer in a natural way. This will not just reduce your time in getting ready but also make sure that you don't have to apply too many chemicals in or near your eyes. After all, eyes is a very sensitive organ and any harm can lead to …
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Singer Courtney Love says she doesn't like to physically shop, so she buys fashion items from popular online shopping destination Net-A-Porter. The singer is so obsessed with her retail therapy sessions that she was told she was one of the site's top customers in the US, reports femalefirst.co.uk. 'I hate shopping, so I order off of Net-a-Porter. A girl interviewed me for their magazine - this is …
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Hi, I am a middle-aged man and for a few months, I feel like my skin looks much older than usual. It has become dry and wrinkled. What could be the reason for such old-looking skin? Is heavy smoking causing this problem? Suggest some tips to fight this. The moment you hit 35 years of age, your skin starts losing its shield. It becomes weaker as time passes. It loses its elasticity and glow. All …
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You may have read that washing your face twice is essential to keep your skin soft and beautiful. But what you use to wash your face is also important. Using harsh soaps which you bathe with is not recommended by skin specialists. This is because, these contain harsh chemicals which can strip your skin of its natural oils and leave it feeling dry and itchy. Regular use will only worsen the …
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Hair loss, thinning hair, brittle hair, are not too uncommon these days. Even women complain of hair breaking easily despite using the best shampoos and conditioners. If you too have any of these problems, you will be surprised to learn that a regular oil massage on your scalp can boost blood circulation and not just prevent these problems but also make your hair healthier and stronger. Not …
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If you are someone who does not step into the pool as you fear you do not have the perfect body for it then this article is just for you. From selecting the right swimwear which accentuates your curves to simple ways which can help create an illusion of a trim figure, you'll find all your answers here.  Tips to pick the right swimsuit by designer duo Shivan and Narresh If you have a …
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Members of British-Irish band One Direction are expanding their global reach by launching a cosmetics collection. The 'What Makes You Beautiful' hitmakers released a perfume for girls and a jewellery range last year, and they are now capitalising on their international success with a make-up line, reports contactmusic.com. (Read: Make-up tips by expert ) Band member Niall Horan unveiled the …
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Even though the trend of hair colouring has been around for quite a few years now, people still opt for it. Every season, there are different shades which are in fashion and many people opt to change their hair colour based on such trends without knowing if it will suit them or not. Most of these trends are celeb-inspired but blindly following them can be a fashion disaster especially if it is a …
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Actress Cameron Diaz thinks singer Rihanna always looks "incredible" in whatever she wears. In an interview to French Grazia magazine, she admired the singer's fashion sense, reports contactmusic.com. "My style icon is Rihanna, she's incredible. She transcends everything she wears," said Diaz. Rihanna's sartorial choices haven't always been well received, namely the see-through custom-made Adam …
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I am 29 years old and my skin looks dull. I hardly get any time for a beauty regimen and I have started to notice pigmentation around my eyes. What should I do to get rid of them? How can I manage my skin better? Skin often looks dull when you don't take care of it and age factor and your lifestyle also plays a part in skin-related problems. You need to start using products which will help add …
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