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Saudi engineer’s dance classes draw people together

Hashem Hussain is a 23-year-old Saudi graduate of industrial engineering with a love for dancing who has started to give urban dance classes in Jeddah. Dance helps people to connect with their emotions and bodies. It draws people together and helps them to let go of stress, he says. Hussain told Arab News about his passion and how he reached ...

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Opt for right jacket this winter

Make your winter stylish by opting for some smart jackets that are also warm. Think of those classic biker jackets or doll hued numbers when you are going for a trek with your squad or for a regular day at work. Natascha Tate, In-House Stylist at LimeRoad, lists some of the winter jacket trends. * On days when you feel ...

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Find out why designer Nasiba Hafiz is taking Saudi fashion to new heights

Jeddah-based fashion designer Nasiba Hafiz is a rare gem in Saudi Arabia. Her bold prints, asymmetric designs, colorful motifs and minimalist approach have all combined to form the foundation of a fresh take on fashion in the country. Gone are the days of excess colors, florals and sequins, fashion in the country has taken a more modern, simple and sophisticated ...

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Choose earrings according to face type

Chunky circular earrings and hoops look nice on long face type but round shaped face type should steer clear from them. So, factors like shape, size, kinds of metal should be considered while buying a pair of earrings, suggest experts. Jewellery designer Shalini Bisht, Aakash Barmecha, designer at Yoube Jewellery, and Prakshi Sharma, Creative Head at Prakshi, have a few ...

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Smart choices for flawless skin

Psoriasis is a common chronic skin condition that causes formation scales and red patches that are itchy and sometimes painful. A slew of powerful medications can help control psoriasis, but the best bet against this condition may be a few simple lifestyle changes. Here’s how to take control over your psoriasis by making smart choices in your daily life: Staying ...

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Social withdrawal may improve your creativity

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble and sometimes unsociability may help boost your creativity, a study has found. “We have to understand why someone is withdrawing to understand the associated risks and benefits,” said lead author of the study Julie Bowker, from the University at Buffalo in the US. According to the study published in the journal ...

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Use orange scrub to get softer, smoother skin

Binging on organic food is good to get rid of toxins in our bodies but it is also important to pay attention on what you apply on your body. Cleansers, toners, moisturisers, oils and serums are part of the larger skincare regime, hence right ingredients in these products play an equally important role, suggest experts. Experts listed few inputs: * ...

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Money-minded people spend more time on Facebook

Materialistic people are likely to have significantly more friends than people who are less interested in possessions and they are also likely to use social media more frequently and intensely, says a study. Materialistic people see and treat their Facebook friends as “digital objects,” said the study published in the journal Heliyon. The study revealed that materialistic people use Facebook ...

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Avoid skin problems by following these simple steps

It’s easy to avoid skin problems like acne by taking simple precautions. Drink sufficient water everyday and keep your phone a little away from your face for starters, suggest experts. Experts have shared a few tips: * Have a glass of water every hour. For glowing and acne-free skin, drink eight to 10 glasses of water. This water therapy will help ...

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Oscars bid for story of ‘Pakistan’s toughest woman’

As 200 armed men surrounded their house on a hot August night in 2005, Nazo Dharejo and her sisters grabbed their Kalashnikov and puny stock of ammunition and climbed to the roof. The gunfight which followed earned her the moniker “Pakistan’s toughest woman,” and became the subject of a film which has been entered in next year’s Academy Awards, vying ...

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