Tricks to save & revive your hair & skin

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Heat can damage for your hair and skin, but there are ways to protect it from further damage, suggest experts. Audrey D’souza, TIGI Educator and Sangeeta Velaskar, Vice President and Head at Medical Services and Research and Development, Kaya Limited, have rolled out few tricks to save and revive your hair and skin: For hair: * Coloured hair is always ...

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Blouses trending this year


Summer is the best time to experiment with different cuts and styles of blouses. Crop tops with saris and skirts, asymmetric hemlines can make your simple attire look trendy, suggest experts. Tina Narang, Design Director at Intrika, Designer Latha Puttanna, Designer Divya Arora at Roop Vatika, have shared tips, tricks and trends that could be followed to make a simple ...

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Jogging may reduce joint pain


Joggers are less likely to experience knee and hip osteoarthritis compared to sedentary individuals and competitive runners, says a study. As such running at a recreational level for up to 15 years – and possibly more – may be safely recommended as a general health exercise, according to the study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. ...

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Select jewellery according to face type

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Face type is one of the most important factors to be kept in mind while shopping for jewellery. The styles and cuts of the earrings and necklaces should complement the jaw line and length of the face, say experts. Kapil Hetamsaria, CEO and co-founder at (e-commerce portal), and Shehzad Zaveri, Creative Director at Minawala (diamond jewellery house), have rolled ...

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Tips for hair care in summer


Cover up, air dry and dont forget the conditioner to keep hair shine intact in summer, say experts. Experts at Advanced Hair Studio and Manisha Chopra, senior consultant, Dermatology, Fortis La Femme, have listed down few tips for you which you can swear by this season. * Cover up: Cover up your head when you are stepping out of the ...

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Go for floral, citrus or aquatic fragrances in summer

Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez during the launch of The Body Shops new range of products in Mumbai, on August 4, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

Go for floral, citrus or aquatic fragrances in summer, suggest experts. Rohit Kumar Agrawal, Founder of, and Shikhee Agrawal, Head Training, The Body Shop, list the fragrances to opt for in summer. For men: * Citrus: Citrus fragrances exude a refreshing feeling with lemon, orange, mandarin, grapefruit, bitter orange, lemon grass and mint notes. Just one spritz of these ...

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Lipstick guide for dusky beauties


Women with a dusky skin tone may often be in a fix over the shade of lip colour to choose. Floral ones or earthy tones can be interesting choices, suggest experts. Aashmeen Munjaal, celebrity make-up artist and Nelofar Currimbhoy, President of Shahnaz group of companies, have shared some tips: * Identify the undertone of your skin, it can be yellow, ...

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Jewels for summer weddings

Actor Gauhar Khan walks on the ramp showcase the jewellery by Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ) during the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) in Mumbai, on July 14, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

Ditch chunky neck jewellery in the scorching heat. Go for pearl strings or delicate multi-layer pieces when you attend a summer wedding. Manju Kothari (Creative Director at Entice Jewellery), Rajesh Tulsiani (Director at Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers) and Chitwn D Malhotra (lead designer and founder Dillano Luxurious Jewels Pvt Ltd) have tips on jewellery trends that could be followed: * Pearls ...

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Tips to pick your bridal jewellery


Bridal jewellery is a once in a lifetime investment for every woman, and so it needs to be chosen carefully. Pieces that can be worn in multiple ways are high on trend, says an expert. Manju Kothari, Creative Director, fine jewellery retail brand Entice, tells you which jewellery to pick for a winter wedding: * Choice of wearing two medium-sized ...

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Gained more weight after dieting? Blame gut bacteria

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In a study that could lead to development of new treatment for “recurrent” or “yo-yo” obesity, researchers have found that intestinal microbes — collectively termed the gut microbiome — play an important role in post-dieting weight gain. Following a successful diet, many people are dismayed to find their weight rebounding. Worse still, the vast majority of recurrently obese individuals not ...

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