How to get glowing skin? The right exfoliation may be the answer

Scrubbing dead skin off might sound scary and harsh, but the fact is that it is an essential skincare step if you’re looking for that flawless glow Image: Chris Craymer For the longest time, exfoliation in an Indian beauty routine has been about using a random off-the-shelf scrub or creating one at home with fruit granules—both which have been used […]

Skin Of Poached Leopard Seized, Four Arrested In Hyderabad

The police also seized four leopard nails from their possession. RACHAKONDA/HYDERABAD:  In a shocking proof of wildlife poaching being prevalent in the state, Hyderabad police on Monday seized the skin of a leopard and arrested four men. The police also seized four leopard nails from their possession. Mahesh Bhagwat, Commissioner of Police, Rachakonda told ANI, […]

10 festival skin, hair and makeup products you need this summer

The start of festival season is here. With Coachella kicking off this weekend in California, we’ve been left thinking about the inspiring beauty looks that are set to grace our Instagram feeds – think lots of glitter and bright colours. Not only do we have our pots of glitter at the ready to recreate said festival beauty […]

My hairstyle was ‘ethnic’, my skin dark: would my white husband’s family accept me?

‘I didn’t want him to think I was colorstruck, but there was so much about his appearance that was a curiosity.’ Illustration: Chuva Featherstone I had never dated outside of my race before I first met my husband at a restaurant eight years ago. We were total strangers who just happened to stop in to […]

The 7 Best Body Oils For Dry Skin

One of my favorite ways to moisturize my skin is with a body oil. There’s something inherently more luxurious about them — and while choosing between a lotion and oil is mainly a matter of personal preference, there is a belief that that body oils are the better choice for dry skin, since lotions typically […]