Monday, June 21, 2021

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International Yoga Day on June 21: Yoga for health beauty and immunity

Shahnaz Husain How often do we consider yoga as a tool to enhance beauty, mental peace and boost our immune system? Our immune system is of utmost importance and plays a significant role in keeping us fit, beautiful and healthy.While there are many ways to stay calm, healthy and look attractive this time of year, yoga has proven to be one of the best ways to not only avoid getting sick but to strengthen your overall immune system along the way.Yoga helps us fight infections by boosting our immune system,...
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Oily hair in Summers

Shahnaz Husain Many of us experience oilier-than-usual hair in the summer months because it's not just the sebum you have to deal with, there's the sweat and grime too.It is nothing to worry about, For many people, oily hair won't cause any issues.However, an abnormally oily scalp may be a concern. The more we sweat, the greasier our hair gets. The sweat gets mixed with sebum, an oily substance produced by the scalp during summers, and then the oil is further pushed down to the hair shaft by our body's...
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Multani Mitti Face Packs for Happy Skin This Summer

Shahnaz Husain Clays, like Multani Mitti (Fuller's Earth) has been used in beauty care and in treating ailments for centuries. Fuller's Earth or Multani Mitti is natural clay and is used extensively in beauty care, even in homemade packs. It is mentioned in Ayurvedic texts and is said to balance all three "doshas."Clay is said to be beneficial for the skin and scalp due to its great capacity to absorb and also has healing properties. It is said to reduce oiliness and absorb sebum the skin's natural oil. This helps...
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Kajal for Beauty

Shahnaz Husain If there is something we Indian women can't live without, it's our kajal.Kajal or kohl is the most essential part of any woman's makeup kit. kajal is something that every woman owns and uses on a daily basis. It has been used traditionally to outline the eyes for a long time but has now started gaining popularity in the cosmetic world.The humble kajal pencil has been around for centuries, the Egyptians were one of the first people to use it in 3100 B.C., and rightfully so!Your dark, appealing...
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Avoiding common makeup mistakes

Shahnaz Husain Everybody makes mistakes, but make-up lovers definitely need a bit more practice as they seem to happen at the worst possible moment like when you're running late for a kitty party . Women have good instincts when it comes to beauty routine, but their everyday routine is actually full of beauty blunders. Woman make whole lot of experimentation in make up routine in their desire to create a perfect matte effect.Women keeps hours of struggling in front of the mirror to get their makeup right. The only problem...
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Summer skincare tips to lighten your skin

Shahnaz Husain The scorching summer is almost here. While summer is the season of outdoor plans, wear summer shorts and enjoy watery fruits, it also brings many skin challenges causing your skin to develop a tan.The burning sun, , pollution and hot winds tend to damage the natural skin glow and make it dull, rough, and dark.As the weather gets warmer and humidity increases in the environment, the skin suffers from roughness, summer tans, and clog pores because of dust, pollution, and heat waves. This can lead to blackheads, itchiness,...
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Beauty behaviours during pandemic

Shahnaz Husain As women look for ways to spend their time stuck at home during the pandemic, beauty routines have been a focus for some. From advancing their skincare routine to giving themselves a haircut, women have taken their beauty and personal care into their own hands.From the personal to the professional, the role of beauty - how we express and access it - has changed since the second wave of the pandemic broke out in this country.As the second wave of coronavirus devastates India, We are living in a...
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Natural facial at home for glowing skin this summer

Shahnaz Husain Every year, summers take a toll on the skin. The burning sun and hot winds tend to damage the natural skin glow and make it dull, rough and dark. An increase in temperatures during the summer months, combined with humidity and heat end up with excessive sebum around the T-zone, itchy rashes, sunburn, and premature signs of ageing.Our skin suffers from roughness, summer tans and clogs pores because of dust, pollution and heatwaves. This can lead to blackheads, itchiness and loss of your beautiful skin tone. Because of...
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Detox your hair

Shahnaz Husain If you have an itchy, oily, or inflamed scalp, dry follicles, hair loss, or any scalp pain, it's time to detox.Nutritional deficiencies, environmental pollution, hormones imbalances and the stressful lifestyle leads to lacklustre, thinning hair and hair loss. The use of chemical laden hair styling products like soaps , shampoo, hair masks etc clog our pores leading to dead, dull, greasy and life less hair .Too much styling and colouring at hair salons frequently lead to breakage, dull, and split ends .We spend so much time and energy...
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Colour your hair… Limit the damage

Shahnaz Husain Hair colouring is the mantra of the day. But, however glamorous it may look, hair colourants and dyes can cause a lot of hair damage. Once the colour wears off, one wants to have the hair coloured again. It is this kind of repeated colouring that damages the hair, making it dry and brittle. Moreover, if dark hair is coloured to a lighter colour, a bleaching process is also used. This causes added damage.So, before going in for colouring, it is essential to know the methods that are...
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