Friday, November 27, 2020

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Role of Media during the COVID-19 Pandemic & its Impact on Media

Monalisa Changkija             With each passing year, to me it becomes all the more crucial to reiterate and re-emphasize the essence of the term Fourth Estate/Press/Media. Google says: “Though it is not formally recognized as a part of a political system, it wields significant indirect social influence. The derivation of the term Fourth Estate arises from the traditional European concept of the three estates of the realm: the clergy, the nobility, and the commoners”. Google also says: “Power in most democratic countries is divided between the legislature, executive and judiciary”,...
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Beauty tips for the perfect Diwali look

Shahnaz Husain Diwali is just around the corner! What better time than now to make sure you shine your brightest. The run-up to Diwali is just a few days away and our preparations in terms of gifts, diyas and sweets are already rolling.The days running up to Diwali are more hectic than wedding season in terms of cleaning, shopping, house decoration etc which generally dampens your mood leaving looking exhausted, tired and dull at the end of the day.Diwali involves joy, celebrations, family dinner and a whole lot of great...
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Beauty Tips and Make-up for Karwa Chauth

Shahnaz Husain With Karwa Chauth right around the corner, it’s time for you to look your best for this special occasion.. Karwa Chauth is one of those festivals that is both selfless by nature as well as a great joy to celebrate.Karwa Chauth is that special day which grants married women the sanction to look picture perfect from head to toe to stand out in the crowd.It is considered to be one of the most sacred traditions of Hindu married woman who observes fast from the sunrise to the moonrise...
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Want to look your best during Navaratri? Follow these skin and hair care tips

Shahnaz Husain The festive season is upon us, Navratri officially marks the start of the festive season in India.Navratri is a nine-day long, one of the biggest Hindu auspicious festivals celebrated all over the globe in the month of September/ October as per the Gregorian calendar.Navratri is dedicated to the Goddess Durga who epitomises feminine power or Shakti. .It is believed that Goddess Durga descends on earth in this auspicious period of time and be among her beloved devotees.The festival is celebrated in unique ways in different parts of India,...
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Tips to Keep Your Skin Healthy

Shahnaz Husain As the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 continues to spread globally, one of the cheapest, easiest, and most important ways to protect you and your loved ones is to wash your hands frequently /properly with soap and lukewarm water to eliminate all traces of the virus on your hands . Handwashing remains the No. 1 tip for preventing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) as it reduces the risk of infecting other people in your community homes, health care facilities, schools, and other public spaces. Washing your hands properly takes...
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How to use glycerine on the Face

Shahnaz Husain Moisture is the skin's basic requirement. It keeps the skin soft, healthy and youthful. All ageing skins have a lack of moisture. The amount of moisture that the skin holds makes a great difference to its texture. The skin loses moisture to the environment, when humidity is low, or is lowered by artificial means through air conditioning and heating. Sun exposure also causes loss of moisture. This loss of moisture should be replenishes or even prevented to some extent. Glycerine is one ingredient that helps to moisturize the...
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Teenage Skin Care

Shahnaz Husain Skin changes are a natural part of your teenage years. Frequent breakouts, acne scars, facial hair, dullness and tanning are some common problems teenagers face. Nearly 75 percent teenagers develop a love and hate relationship with their skin during this period .. Teenage is not an easy phase to deal with. The challenges of teen skin are sizable.. Gushing hormones, friends, peer pressure lead to enlargement of the oil glands, making teen skin oily and creating large pores , blackheads and finally, the dreaded acne. Your teenage years...
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Turmeric for Skin Care

Shahnaz Husain Turmeric , bright orange-yellow spice is widely used by beauty brands in their concoctions for its many skin-caring properties. The humble spice with its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal properties not only makes food healthy and tasty but works against acne, uneven skin tone and even on fine wrinkles . Turmeric , one of the most prized condiments in spice cabinet in Indian Homes , has been used as a skin care ingredient to tackle skin trouble, heal cracked feet, get rid of dandruff for centuries by...
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The best way to smell good in Summers

Shahnaz Husain This time of year, people can get a little smelly. Heavy sweating and body odour happen to both men and women to almost the same extent. Unpleasant sweating in peak summer season is a major cause of embarrassment. For people who live in warmer climates, this problem of excessive sweating is the common year-round, however moist, volatile environment" of summer season makes smells more detectable rather than a change in the smell itself. Body odour or bromhidrosis is a major concern for both men and women during the...
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Monsoon Nail Trends

Shahnaz Husain It is that time of the year again when there is a nonstop downpour. Breezy winds and splashy water everywhere. It is a common perception that monsoon has a gloomy face. Nails take the most hit during the rainy season. The season of monsoon calls for special care of nails to avoid damage due to red, swollen and itchy skin around them. The skin becomes sweaty or infected due overexposure to water as a result of it both fingernails and toenails get affected by the rains. The season...
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