Tuesday, 16 Aug, 2022

Lifestyle

Top fashion mistakes that men make

Just having a face that fits Prince Charming isn`t enough. If you look like you just made the biggest wardrobe blunder of the year, it`s time to sit up and get that error out of the way. Here are style no-nos that most men make and ought to avoid:Too much shine: This one just doesn`t cut

Warmth, love and joy make our home

Tara Sharma`s 2,100-sq ft home is all about her family and her colourful, elegant taste in home decor. We speak to this South Mumbaikar about her home...When did you move in to this house?We moved here around two years ago, but moving here was sort of like returning home for me, as I grew

How to Feel and Look Lighter

It`s going to be fall soon. That means cold weather, Thanksgiving gravy, and the end of swimsuit season–hooray! But not so fast: all that hard work you put into your bikini body shouldn`t go to waste. In fact, fall is a great time to put new habits to work to make you feel thinner. Read

Too much exposure to TV bad for kids

A new study has suggested that preschoolers who have a TV in their bedroom and are exposed to more background TV have a weaker understanding of other people`s beliefs and desires.Amy Nathanson, Molly Sharp, Fashina Alade, Eric Rasmussen, and Katheryn Christy, all of The Ohio State

Quick ways to remove nail polish stains

Freshly painted nails look pretty only on women`s hands and not on the couch or in the hair.When nails are wet, the paint gets easily transferred, but the stubborn nature of nail polish makes it hard to remove the stain. Fret not, as there are ways to get rid of it.BDST: 1609 HRS, Nov-25,

5 benefits of using eye pillow

  Eye pillow not only soothe your eyes after a long, tiring day at work but also benefit you in a couple of other ways. Here are a few...1. Eye pillows are not only designed to soothe and relax tired eyes but the aromatic effect of essential oils and herbs that are infused in the flax

10 Things a man wants in a woman

DHAKA: Are you a single woman who has kissed umpteen toads but not yet landed the Prince? Or are you just holding on to something that was never meant to be? If you want to know what makes a man fall for a woman and willing to walk her down the aisle, read on...1. A woman with her own

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 -