August 31, 2006

Ponchos
Ponchos were originally raincoats, a single piece of garment with an opening for the head and occasionally for the arms. The new-age variat...





August 30, 2006

Applying Lipstick
Lipsticks not only lend color to the lips, they protect as well. A lip pencil does wonders for the lip. But do ensure that the pencil and...


August 29, 2006

Skin care during daytime
A daily skin care is a must. The neglect or care that the skin receives over years plays a part in how quickly it ages, though there are oth...


August 28, 2006

Noon-time nap
A nap in the middle of the day is one of life’s pleasures. But many people do without it because of a vague, sneaky feeling of guilt – it se...


August 27, 2006

Oils for a smooth silky skin
Here is a brief profile of a few oils which help to keep your skin soft and smooth. CASTOR OIL: An emollient oil pressed from the beans ...


August 26, 2006

How mature are you – part 1
‘You are immature’; ‘Anger is a sign of immaturity’. The word ‘maturity’ is loosely used by all and sundry. But what exactly does it mean? I...


August 25, 2006

Watch-A fashion accessory
The watch on your wrist is no longer a ubiquitous device to tell you the time- it is an all important accessory, a fashion statement, a pers...


August 24, 2006

Herbal beauty hair care products from home
Shampoos with soap nut (reetha) , shikakai , amla (gooseberry) , brahmi (Asiatic pennywort), triphala , henna etc. are mild and have a very...


August 23, 2006

Normal skin care
Read through the post Know your skin type to know if you have a normal skin. Normal skin is an abnormal thing. Your skin will be oilier du...


August 22, 2006

Home remedies for eczema
Eczema means a ‘boiling over’ of the skin and is characterized by spontaneous eruptions with mild to severe itching, redness, flaking and t...


August 21, 2006

Simple tips for sitting
Everyone spends considerable amount of time in sitting and most of us believe that sitting is a form of relaxation and that it does not caus...


August 20, 2006

Fungal infections may affect your feet
In monsoons, our skin is often at the receiving end, especially our feet. With our kind of streets, wading through knee-deep water and acci...


August 19, 2006

Secrets of success
These are a few rules that most successful people follow. It may not be a complete list in itself, but nevertheless some of the rules mentio...


August 18, 2006

Home remedies for common cold
Common cold is a very common malady which affects people during monsoons. (Also see the post Beauty and body care in monsoon for a monsoon ...


August 17, 2006

Papaya for health and beauty
Few people realize what a wholesome and nutritive fruit the papaya is. It has more carotene when compared to other fruits such as apples an...


August 16, 2006

Skin care at night
A regular skin care regimen can actually slow down the ageing process. Choose appropriate skin care products and allow yourself an extra few...


August 15, 2006

Scarf-A fashion accessory
The scarf has been an integral accessory of a woman’s wardrobe for long. Whether worn around the neck or on the head, these colorful pieces...


August 14, 2006

Body softening mask
Apart from the face, the whole body needs to be taken care of. The skin has a fantastic capacity to absorb the valuable nutrients that are ...


August 13, 2006

Dandruff-Home Remedies
Dandruff is a common problem and one can fall victim to excessive dandruff at any time. Common practice is treating dandruff with anti-dand...


August 12, 2006

Cultivating Quality Time
By Alan Pritt Over the past couple of weeks I've been clearing brambles from the back of our garden. These long, thorny, and tangled w...


August 11, 2006

Eyebrows shaping and care
The most expressive features of our face are the eyes and the eyebrows; our moods and thoughts are reflected through them. Eyebrows are us...


August 10, 2006

Beating stress – some tips
It is very difficult to come across a happy, contented face in a crowd these days. Stress has become a way of life with people these days. ...


August 9, 2006

Hairstyles-choose according to the shape of your face
A hairstyle helps to accentuate or draw away certain facial characteristics. There are a whole lot of ways to style our hair depending on y...


August 8, 2006

Contact lenses-helpful tips for care and maintenance-2
This post is a continuation of Contact lenses-helpful tips for care and maintenance-1 * Clean the lens case thoroughly every week with...


August 7, 2006

Contact lenses-some helpful tips for care and maintenance-1
You may be wearing soft contact lenses to correct your vision problems or colored cosmetic lenses to enhance the look of your eyes. However...


August 6, 2006

Home Remedies for headache
All of us have suffered from headaches at some time or the other. No one needs to be told about the agony it can cause. They just hit you a...


August 5, 2006

Concentration
Concentration is the key to success in most spheres. To achieve something, you need to be able to concentrate on your aims and your immedia...


August 4, 2006

Dos and Don’ts of hair care
Long lustrous flowing hair is a dream of every woman, but possessed only by a few. Nowadays hair is the most manhandled part by most of us....


August 3, 2006

Dry skin care
For determining whether you have a dry skin, refer to the post Know your skin type . Dry skin is easily recognizable as it is more finely t...


August 2, 2006

A brief profile of a few essential oils
Refer to the post on Essential oils Lavender oil: Lavender with its delicate aroma is the safest of all essential oils, for it can be ap...


August 1, 2006

Nails reveal your health
Nails are more than just a pack of dead cells. Besides making your fingers look good, they also tell you more than you know about your heal...


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