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How to treat acne problem the right way

You may be mortified by the fact that you have an acne problem, but you should be happy that there are so many ways in which it can be treated. Even if you are coming up against acne for the first time, there is plenty you can do to help yourself. Here are some of the factors you need to ...

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Simple make-up guide for beginners

It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner at putting on make-up. Just go with the basics like a foundation and liquid lipstick to give your lips a soft hint of colour and use the same colour on your cheeks to give it a glow, say experts. Vineeta Singh, make-up expert and CEO from SUGAR cosmetics and make-up advisors from ...

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Sleeping in on weekend won’t repay your sleep debt

If you are someone who believes in catching up on all the lost sleep hours on the weekends, a recent study suggests that it doesn’t work that way. In fact, on some health measures, trying to play catch-up for a few days and then returning to poor sleep habits makes things worse, report Hindustan Times. “Our findings suggest that the ...

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Eat tomatoes to fight liver cancer, inflammation

Higher consumption of tomatoes could be associated with a decreased risk of liver cancer caused by high-fat diets, a study has found. The study, conducted on mice, showed that tomatoes are rich in lycopene — a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent — which helps in effectively reducing fatty liver disease, inflammation and liver cancer development.   “Consuming whole foods ...

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5 skin care and wellness tips for spring

Use natural ingredients like orange peel, lemon juice, strawberries or blueberries to give your skin its fill for vitamin C. photo: Collected It’s finally that time of the year when we pack all our woollens back into the stash and bid goodbye to winters only to welcome spring. As we make a shift from cosy sweaters to cool tees, we ...

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New parents face up to six years of disrupted sleep

Having a baby disrupts sleep quality of the new parents for up to six years after the child’s birth, a study has found.   Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK studied sleep in 4,659 parents who had a child between 2008 and 2015.  During these years parents also reported on their sleep in yearly interviews. In the first three months after ...

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How exercise can help you fight jet lag symptoms

Finding it hard to cope with jet lag, shift-based work? Doing some excercise can shift the human body clock and help you adjust to the shifted schedules, suggests new research. The study, from the Arizona State University, showed that exercise can shift the human body clock with the direction and amount of this effect depending on the time of day ...

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Black sesame oil for gorgeous hair and skin!

While white sesame seeds are quite popular in Indian cooking during winters, not a lot of people are very familiar with black sesame seeds. The unique-looking seeds have a distinctive flavour, which adds a delicious aroma to any food that they are added to. Black sesame seeds are used in a number of Indian preparations, including curries, dalsand even savoury snacks like ...

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Want to be happy? Eat your fruits and veggies

While it is well known that eating lots of fruit and vegetables is good for physical health, a new research says that the benefits include mental health as well, report Hindustan Times. The new study, conducted by Neel Ocean and Peter Howley from the University of Leeds, shows that increases in the consumption of fruit and vegetables are linked to ...

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Perfect hues to dress up in colourful spring

Adding a hint of vibrant hues to your wardrobe in the spring season is always a good idea and finding the trendy shades that work best for your appearance in the current season will make your look pop. Discover a variety of colour shades for your spring clothing collection that can lighten up your style and make everyone turning their ...

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