Friday, April 16, 2021

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Rice water for winter beauty

Shahnaz Husain We're well into winter now. The merriest season of the year is here, the Holidays, shaddis, lots of winter barbecue and hot tea, pakodas. It's time to mix up your beauty arsenal, because with winter comes a whole slew of problems for your skin, nails, and hair.At-home beauty can be as simple as going through your kitchen cabinets. Another plus point of it is completely cost-effective and easily available. Sometimes the best solution is the simplest one, and that definitely applies to rice water.The magical liquid Kanji or...
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Fight the freeze! How to protect your lips in winter

Shahnaz Husain With the cold winter weather gripping much of the country, many people are experiencing dry, cracked and painful lips. The cold air, the chilling wind and the centrally heated air inside strips the moisture away from your lips leaving them chapped, flaky, slit, sore and painful, a condition known as common cheilitis. The harsh winter winds have a significant effect on our body particularly on our lips leaving them dry, chapped, flaky, cracked and even painful.Exposure to sun, wind and cold, dry air can further contribute to chapped...
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Protect your hair from pollution in this freezing winter

Shahnaz Husain Sweater weather is here! Winters may be your favourite season but excessive exposure to pollution, dust and dirt known as particulate matter (PM) can cause scalp irritation and wreak havoc for your hair.Research has shown that people can experience increased hair shedding in winter months compared to summer season due to dry weather and pollution. With the festive season still on with Christmas and New Year knocking at the door, the air pollution and extremely cold conditions seem to be peaking as well. The air pollution, sun exposure,...
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Beauty Care for the Winter Bride

Shahnaz Husain The winter season means two things: a chill in the air and the start of the wedding season. When it comes to a winter wedding, we generally assume that winter weddings are fuss free. No humidity so no frizzy hair, no sweaty makeup , no make up meltdown during wedding functions. But the season brings along problems like flakey skin, cakey makeup, chapped lips, limp hair and pedicure running out too soon during marriage celebrations . Dry and patchy skin can be a nightmare when it comes to...
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From Wild Weeds to Roses

Monalisa Changkija(Class of 1977)Ten years ago, on Sister Ivy's 50th anniversary in 2010, it was a privilege and an honour for me to speak on behalf of the LFS past pupils of the Northeast, at Kohima. That event was a huge one, with her friends and family from all over the country and abroad, besides past and present LFS students, attending it. Today ten years later, it is even a greater privilege and honour to be present here and once again say a few words because the Lord has preserved...
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Ice cubes for beauty

Shahnaz Husain Ice is a term which you'll get to hear quite often. Ice finds its way to almost everything in our daily schedule from stimulating blood circulation to reducing oiliness, soothing sunburns and laying a refreshing ground-work for makeup, there is no limit to what ice-cubes can do . No matter what your skin condition, Ice cube is a brilliant option to help rejuvenate your skin, clear acne and increase radiance .Ice cube is an ultimate answer if you are trying to fight a pimple or make your makeup...
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Tomato for beauty

Shahnaz Husain India is among the top producers of tomato in the world. These humble robust red balls contain antioxidants and vitamin C, which strengthen immune system and are a potent source of potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B and magnesium which help to achieve flawless skin, healthy hair and a fit bodySlightly acidic in nature, tomatoes are exceptionally beneficial for people who want to lose weight and maintain their blood pressure levels.It comes in numerous varieties that are grown in temperate climates in various parts of the world. Tomatoes,the beauty...
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How to increase hair growth

Shahnaz Husain Have you ever met a woman who was satisfied with her hair? Hair is often associated with beauty, grace and attractiveness, which is why most women always want that little extra healthy, luscious , shinning, soft locks that will help transform their hair from good to great.Your hair is said to be your crowning glory, and it's normal to want to improve your hair .Even though the process of hair loss and hair growth is natural, There are various factors for hair loss, ranging from heridity ,medication, hormonal...
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“Limited Edition”

Monalisa Changkija I never met Tarun-Da but he was larger-than-life in my life ~ well, at least his name. This happened because after my Grandfather late Imnamathong Changkija was exiled, along with five others including late Rev Longri, from the village by the British way back in the early 1930s, he settled down at the Christian Mission Compound, Jorhat, Assam. My Grandfather's village ~ and mine, of course ~ is Changki village in Mokokchung district, Nagaland. The American Baptist Missionaries, who founded the Christian Mission Compound, Jorhat, provided shelter and...
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Kitchen ingredients to revive your hair

Shahnaz Husain Every woman dreams of having a luscious, long, soft and healthy hair. Overexposure to harsh sunlight, weather changes, stress, inappropriate diets, pollution, , chemical treatments and medical conditions makes our hair brittle, dull and and frizzy by nature even if you were born with gorgeous, lustrous hair. Damaged hair is extremely fragile and tends to break more easily.Whether your hair is long or short, curly or straight, dealing with dryness is inevitable when your hair is constantly battered by heat styling tools, chemical treatments, and environmental pollution.In our...
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