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7 tips to take care of your feet this monsoon

During the rainy season, we often tend to neglect the most important part of our body, which is our feet.   In monsoon, humidity increases the chances of foot-related ailments, which is why one needs to take extra care of them. The rains can cause bacterial and fungal infections like ringworm, itching, and redness.  Well, worry not! Keep your feet ...

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Raksha Bandhan: How single children, or siblings of same gender, feel about Rakhi

It’s Raksha Bandhan today — the much awaited annual festival that celebrates the love and affection between siblings, especially brothers and sisters. Though the exact origin of Raksha Bandhan is unknown, mythology and history are riddled with stories and narratives regarding the sacred thread, each famous in its own right. With shops selling glittering rakhis and displaying a variety of ...

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Beauty is confidence: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan believes looking beautiful is all about feeling confident. The 37-year-old actor, who is launching her signature make-up range in collaboration with Lakme, says polishing one’s strength is the best way to stand out in the crowd.   “Beauty is confidence. I strongly believe that highlighting your positives and playing on your strengths is the key ...

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Let your hands breathe at night

Let your hands get a skin care routine every night. The benefits of night treatment are so impressive that you wouldn’t have ever imagined. When your hands retire for the day, it is very important to deeply moisturise them after cleansing. This will help keep them beautiful, attractive, silky and healthy. The main reason your hands start to feel rough ...

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Here’s how your sunscreen pollutes beaches, harms aquatic life

Applying sunscreen on your body may be good for your skin, but not so much for the fish, a new study has revealed.   Scientists have found that sunscreen from the body of bathers releases significant quantities of polluting titanium dioxide (TiO2) into the sea, which has the potential to harm marine life.  TiO2 is one of the main ingredients ...

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Tips to feel rejuvenated and look gorgeous naturally in hectic festive season

All of us create a line of beauty and fashion trends to keep our own presence different from others exclusively during festive season. Every festal time of year, various fashions and beauty products are designed and launched on a large scale for both men and women. As women tend to attract more, they are given more importance in fashion world. ...

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Skin bleaching: A gateway to beauty, success in Africa

Doctor Isima Sobande was in medical school when she first heard of mothers who bleached the skin of their babies.   She dismissed it as an urban myth. But it wasn’t long before she saw it with her own eyes.  At a health centre in Lagos, a mother brought in a two-month-old infant who was crying in pain.   “He ...

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What generates pessimistic mood?

Scientists have identified a brain region that could generate pessimistic moods in disorders such as anxiety or depression that leads people to focus more on the possible downside than the potential benefit in a stressful situation. In a study tested on animals, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that stimulating caudate nucleus — a brain region ...

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How to keep your skin healthy

Your beauty routine is not enough to give you glowing, flawless skin. Creams and potions will only help you to a certain extent. Beyond that, you will have to rely on your diet and lifestyle to look your best and prevent skin problems and acne. If you eat unhealthy junk food, it will not just affect your weight loss plans ...

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A college girl’s guide to the perfect wardrobe

College life is so exciting. Why make it boring wearing the same routine clothes? This is the best time when you can experiment with your choices and style. The new academic session has begun, and we are pretty sure you have already started shopping for your college wardrobe collection. Are you wondering what all to invest in? Don’t worry, we’ve ...

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