January 29, 2015

5 Things I Wish I Had Known During My Pregnancy

​​Life teaches us many lessons, and few of the biggest lessons that I have learnt have been during my first pregnancy. It’s true when they say that some things in life are better understood only when experienced. You may spend hours reading about, and skimming through pictures of exotic holiday destinations, but not until you finally make that trip will you be able to soak in the true beauty of a place. Similarly, no matter how many sources give you their two cents worth about pregnancy, your experience of this phase is going to be truly your own. Regardless of how mentally and physically ready you may be, there will still be many untold truths that you’ll discover through this journey. Here are 5 things I discovered that I wish I had known during my pregnancy: 


January 28, 2015

Coloured hair has become dull & lifeless – Reader’s Query


Reader's Query

Mitali asks:
I had recently coloured my hair with streaks at a beauty parlour. I do not intend doing it again, as my hair has become dull and lifeless. How can I repair the damage at home? I have shoulder-length hair.



Do You Know How to Pick the Right Tie for Every Occasion?

Picking the right tie is not as simple as 1-2-3, especially when deciphering vague dress codes such as black tie optional or creative black tie. Avoid the pitfalls with this uncomplicated advice.


January 24, 2015

5 Unique Ways to Ease Your Allergy Problems

Many individuals have one or more allergies that are chronic or seasonal. Everyone reacts to allergens differently with most people having mild symptoms that are unpleasant but not life threatening. Instead of using expensive prescription or over-the-counter medications to relieve allergy symptoms, try unique remedies that do not have side effects.

5 Unique Ways to Ease Your Allergy Problems
Relieve Unpleasant Allergy Symptoms

January 19, 2015

Gypsy Road – 3 Bohemian Ways to Wear Long Sleeve Tops

Ever since fashion started introducing shoppers to longer sleeved clothing, the demand for great styling has become equally as important as getting quality for your dollar. So what types of clothing can we define as being long sleeved? There are many different long sleeve top options to choose from in today's world of fashion and retail, so it can actually be a challenge just to keep up the latest trends. But some of the most popular varieties which offer a fresh angle on fashion include: boyfriend shirts, sheer blouses, off-the-shoulder gypsy tops, as well as cropped midriff and oversized styles. In a world that's dominated by creating your own unique sense of expression, now it's more important than ever to be able to find tops that are a cut above the rest.


Which Should You Wear—Black Or White Dress Pants?

When you’re dressing to impress, it can seem like there are only a few options for us glamorous ladies. I’m thinking of dress pants, nice tops and some expensive dresses and pencil skirts. That’s about the extent of what is often deemed ‘acceptable’ in a corporate environment.

Employers expect a certain level of professionalism in an office wardrobe, which means you’ve got to leave those frills and thrills at home and save them for the bar outings on the weekends. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still look good in what you are allowed to wear.

Dresses are classic and easy paired with tights and a nice, smart heel. Pencil skirts paired with silky tops are about as fashionable as it gets, outlining your figure without showing off any skin.


January 16, 2015

How a Straight Smile Can Help Your Dental Hygiene

As you were going through pictures from the holidays, you noticed that one of the kids, or maybe even yourself, displayed a crooked tooth or entire row in the family photos. While you might be tempted to let this problem linger, a straight smile provides more than simply aesthetic appeal.

How a Straight Smile Can Help Your Dental Hygiene