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Stick to your beauty routine during rains

Don’t let rainy days get you down! From less is more to saying no to oily skin, experts give a plethora of tips and tricks to maintain your beauty despite the downpours. Experts have listed down some tips:   * Say no to oily skin: Excess oil and shine is a common humidity-induced concern. To combat it, turn to specific ...

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Alleged Russia agent Maria Butina ‘offered sex for job’

An alleged Kremlin agent offered sex for a job with an American special interest organisation she targeted, say US officials.   Maria Butina’s ties with Russian intelligence make her a “grave” flight risk, US officials say, and she should not be bailed before trial.  A lawyer for the 29-year-old said she has been co-operating with the US government for several ...

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An orange a day may prevent age-related vision loss

If you want to prevent losing your vision as you age and keep your eyes healthy, eat oranges daily, says a study led by an Indian origin researcher. Macular degeneration is a condition associated with old age that causes vision loss at the centre of the field of vision.   The results showed that people who ate at least one ...

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Wonder benefits of coconut oil

Ever wondered about the different ways in which coconut oil can be used? This marvel oil has been used in India for generations for a variety of reasons because of its different health benefits. Experts have listed down some benefits:   * Natural moisturiser: Coconut oil is used to treat dead skin, while also enhancing complexion. Since it has no ...

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5 monsoon makeup tips

As much as your body enjoys the cool breeze that comes with the rains during monsoon, our skin tends to get patchy and the makeup starts dripping due to the increased humidity.   Here are a few tips to avoid patchy foundations, dripping eyeliners and smudging lip colours this monsoon:  Moisturise   Even though the weather is humid, one must ...

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Teenagers more at risk of cyberbullying

Teenagers who spend more than two hours a day browsing through social media without monitoring or digital literacy background may be more at risk of cyberbullying, a UK-based study has found. School children who were spending even a little over 120 minutes on social networking sites each day could encounter electronic communication of an intimidating or threatening nature, the study ...

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Take note of time, space to sleep like a baby

You’ve heard of oral hygiene, personal hygiene, and food hygiene, but did you know you there was something as simple as sleep hygiene, that ensures blissful, uninterrupted sleep? Little things like room temperature, room darkness, sound disturbance and colour comfort can make a huge difference, say experts. “Quick, restful, deep sleep is something that comes from being in a peaceful ...

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Mind your food in rainy season

It’s time to wipe the dust off your umbrellas, buy a new raincoat and rain shoes. Yes, the rainy season is at the corner. Definitely, you are tempted to enjoy rain showers with ‘garma garam’ pakodas and a steaming cup of tea. Though it brings a great relief from the scorching heat, but beware, the monsoon brings the best breeding ...

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Cold shower: A complete health package

Nowadays virus and bacteria are becoming more resistant with newer species coming up. Cleanliness is utmost important for human health. Taking bath every day can keep many health problems at bay. The weather in the summer season compels us more to have bath daily. But there are few rules to be kept in mind. Shower once a day unless there ...

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Queen misses Prince Louis’ christening

Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and fifth in line to the throne, has been christened at a private ceremony in London.   Two members of his family were notably absent. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip were not present at the christening of their sixth great-grandchild Monday afternoon, according to a guest list released ...

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