Fitness for your sake, not social media

The predictions have started pouring in with regards to the trends that may rule the roost in the wellness sector this year. From swapping retinol with bakuchiol, carbs with cauliflower, and saying no to certain fitness practises just for the sake of social media posts, here are how things will seemingly get better, health-wise. Bakuchiol […]

How to get smooth skin and keep your skin soft all through the year

Cold dry air, harsh winds tend to dry out the skin while causing itching and several other skin problems. While we are bidding goodbye to winter, the sunlight and mild woollens may cause serious skin rashes. Beauty experts have rounded up 10 remedies to tackle itching and dry skin issues. Don’t scratch your skin but […]

Nail health and care 101: Perfection at your fingertips

If you think monthly mani-pedi visits to the salon can reverse nail damage, then you’re only partly right.(iStock) Our hands, especially nails, take a beating as we go about our daily lives and chores, leaving the nails brittle, discoloured and unhealthy. If you think monthly mani-pedi visits to the salon can reverse the damage, then […]

Exercise with your partner and share fitness goals to lose weight faster

If you’re involving your partner in your weight loss journey, it’s time to pause and rethink it. It could boost the number of kilos you lose, or it could lead put your relationship in jeopardy. A study conducted by the Taylor & Francis Group revealed that there are various kinds of ‘relational environments’ which determines […]

Your best summer skin

We’re all familiar with the ‘slip, slop, slap & wrap’ SunSmart campaign that began in the 1980s, but now — with extensive research, development and the latest in technology — being SunSmart goes to a much deeper level, says The Beauty Depot owner Juana Vincent . . . As always, prevention is better than cure. […]

Want to lose weight, but don’t want to exercise? Here’s your fitness plan

If you thought the only way to lose weight is to hit the gym, you are wrong. Making simple diet and lifestyle changes can also help you lose weight, without having to pound the treadmill or passing out from lifting weights. “Eating right always helps to reduce weight. But to maintain the weight loss, it […]

Vegan way forward? Here’s how you can follow a diet that suits your body

Contrary to popular belief, veganism does not just finish at being a vegan through diet. It means discarding everything tangible made of animal products, right from leather and silk to fur. It is a dietary choice, that is definitely an extreme form of vegetarianism. People are taking to veganism for many reasons including weight loss […]

This cardio exercise can help you get rid of your addiction

Aerobic exercises are a form of cardio exercise that increase the heart rate, breathing and circulation of oxygen through the blood. (Shutterstock) Exercise doesn’t just keep you healthy and fit. Turns out, it can also help people fight addiction. A study conducted by the University of Buffalo has identified a key mechanism on how aerobic […]

Vegan way forward? Here’s how you can follow a diet that suits your body

Contrary to popular belief, veganism does not just finish at being a vegan through diet. It means discarding everything tangible made of animal products, right from leather and silk to fur. It is a dietary choice, that is definitely an extreme form of vegetarianism. People are taking to veganism for many reasons including weight loss […]