Proper hygiene is important for staying healthy and well. But even a shower can work against you! It’s all about how you go about this ritual. Just because there are soap and water doesn’t mean it’s a good thing. If you want to shower the right way, avoid these nine[.....]
Curejoy Expert Dipti Mothay Explains: What Is Baking Soda? Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate is an odorless crystalline white solid that has many industrial, food, and health uses. It is found in its natural state, dissolved in mineral springs around the world, making it easily available and cost[.....]
Research shows that prenatal exposure to parabens can cause long-term problems to the growing baby. We now know that parabens cross the human placenta. The good news is that there are ways to protect your developing baby. Endocrine disruptors have been repeatedly associated with pregnancy and fetal complications in animals,[.....]
Testosterone, better known as the male sex hormone, has multiple functions in your body, whether you’re a man or a woman. This is besides its pivotal role in how your sexual life plays out. When testosterone levels dip, you may see an impact on your mood regulation, energy levels, muscle[.....]
Dip one head of a cotton swab into a cleaning solution (olive oil, coconut oil, hydrogen peroxide, or rubbing alcohol) and start poking around in your navel gently in a circular motion. Once cleaned thoroughly, use a dry cotton swab to remove any oil or cleaning solution that might be lingering on. To help prevent infection rinse with warm salt water and pat dry the area with a soft clean towel.
Leukonychia is usually a harmless white discoloration on your nail plate or nail bed. Damage from an allergic reaction to nail cosmetics and/or a recent injury to the nail can cause white spots. They could also be a sign of zinc or albumin deficiency. In some cases though, these safe-looking white spots may point to chronic health issues linked to kidney, heart, or liver.
If you have decided to undergo a LASIK surgery for improved vision, you will need an evaluation after which your doctor will decide if you are eligible to undergo the surgical procedure. Prior to the surgery, you must prepare for the procedure and also know what you can expect during the[.....]
Winters are as much a pain as they are festive. Your skin goes dry and flaky due to the cold. Here are 10 tips to keep your skin healthy this winter.
Pressed from the seeds of the castor plant or Ricinus communis, castor oil is a major ingredient in skin care products and cosmetics. It is both antifungal and antibacterial making it a good remedy for acne, skin diseases like eczema, and in treating wounds. But its main use in skin care is attributed to its moisturizing properties. To apply, mix with a carrier oil like coconut oil.
We all know the value of a perfect sunny side up adorning our breakfast plates. Zooming in on the “sunny” part, it’s time we realise the magic an egg yolk can conjure on our strings of keratin, our hair. To be clear, egg whites are suitable for oily hair, while[.....]
How well do you know the toiletries and cosmetic products you use every morning? The fact that they are popular or you have been using them for a long time do not make them completely safe. Chances are that even the most ‘greenest’ product could contain cancerous ingredients. Here are[.....]
Most of the products in your bathroom are meant to help you stay clean and healthy. You frequently use these products without second thought as you consider them to be good for you. Many personal-care products can be doing much more harm than good. The products can contain ingredients that[.....]
Skin is the largest organ in your body and acts as the first line of defense against germs. It is the part of you seen externally and needs utmost care. Healthy skin on the outside is also an indication of internal health. Most of the time, you make unhealthy lifestyle[.....]
Featured Celebrity: Lo Roxburgh Lauren Roxburgh is certified in classical pilates, nutrition, and pre/post-natal yoga. She is a body alignment, fascia, and movement healer and has worked with some of the world’s top athletes and celebrities. Lauren is sharing her night time ritual for our readers exclusively. Go on and get[.....]
Since the eyes are a window to one’s soul, having lovely lashes to adorn that window works well to your advantage. Batting your eyelashes, smiling sweetly, and saying, “Pretty please,” always works much better than begging and nagging when you want to get something done. There is something about those[.....]
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