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Stun and sizzle in braids and curls!

Are you blessed with long hair? If you are, may be you don’t have to do much, but wearing the right hairdo can change the way you look and enhance your beauty. So, check out some beautiful hairstyles that can correct your face shapes and structures. Some hairstyles  can make you look real fresh, chic and trendy.   From soft ...

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In the ruins of an Iraqi city, memories of Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie lived here once, but only memories remain of the time the world’s best-selling fiction writer spent among the ruins of the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud. The mud-brick house where the British author of “Murder on the Orient Express” once stayed is long gone. If she were alive today, she would probably be shocked by what has befallen ...

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Get beauty sleep, not sleep wrinkles

Do you know how important is your sleeping body position? If you spot early wrinkles on your face, it could be your sleep position that is causing it. Yes, your sleep position can cause face wrinkles!   After a long hard day, a blissful sleep is what everybody wants. Well, sleep has always been associated with beauty and health, and ...

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Dazzle in tradition with desi bindis

Small and exquisitely pretty, bindis dot a woman’s life in tradition, style and glamour, and enhance her beauty. Red was the traditional colour, but now bindis come in different hues and designs. Worn in the centre of the forehead, between the eyebrows, with colours to match the clothes worn, bindis make a woman look prettier, fashionable and alluring. It can ...

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What happens in Vegas: Nevada puts pot on the menu for fun-seekers

Nevada, the only state where both gambling and prostitution are legal, is adding recreational marijuana to its list of sanctioned indulgences for adults, with sales kicking off at more than dozen shops beginning on Saturday. As result of a legalisation measure approved by Nevada voters in November, the state will join four other US states and the District of Columbia ...

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Take care of frizzy hair in simple steps

Humidity is a major contributing factor during the monsoon season and that can lead to frizzy hair for most. Arm yourself with a serum and hair masque to keep frizziness at bay, say experts. Hairstylists Laksh Singh and Aasif Ahmed have rolled out simple steps: To ensure hair is frizz-free and manageable, avoid straightening your hair often. Wash your hair ...

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Pick fragrances according to personality

Have a hyper personality? Go for woody notes. The introvert ones can pick out fragrances like Fijian water and cherry blossom, say experts. Shikhee Agrawal, head trainer at The Body Shop, has listed a guide to help you out: The hyper: For the person who loves meeting new people and a big social gathering makes you feel energised and charged up, ...

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Cure dark circles in quick way

Dark circles around the eyes are increasingly becoming a common phenomenon with many struggling to get rid of them by applying many home remedies like potato slices or cucumber. But do you know that cold milk and mixture of almond oil can also have quick and effective way in lightening up those areas? Soma Sarkar, Dermatologist and Director, Skin Inn ...

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Bust the stress with chamomile tea

Looking out the window and watching the rainfall can be quite a stress buster.   Enjoy a few minutes break from work. Take a deep breath. Look out the window if you can’t step out in the rain, and soak up the coolness. Let the freshness outside ease your brows.   While you are at it, sip a hot cup ...

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Brisk walking could do good in preventing Alzheimer’s

According to a recent study, you may want to put on those walking shoes and head to a park. The University of Wisconsin-Madison study found that the people at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, who do more moderate-intensity physical activity, but not light-intensity physical activity, are more likely to have healthy patterns of glucose metabolism in their brain.   The research ...

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