Skincare during Monsoon

The rain is here, giving us some relief from the heat that June-July is about to pack in. The clouds are roaring and it is pouring rain when it is not hot from the constant sunshine. Your skin, just like the seasons, change their needs because the environment is now different.

Organising the kitchen properly in 3 simple steps

With a significant decrease in the number of deliveries ordered and less dining happening outside in the current situation, many of us now find ourselves spending longer periods of time with children and other family members at home, 24/7.

tips / Dirt is good

The slogan reads ‘dirt is good,’ and the mother in me skipped a beat. I mean what mother would tolerate their precious toddlers and kids rolling in the dirt, playing with mud or making mud stoves, pots and pans, or even toy animals and planes?

tips / Rev up the regular roti

Start off with a large piece of roti on a pan, and cover half of it with a mixture of seasoned chicken or beef, add on some green onions and cilantro for crunch and cheese to your taste.

Monsoon predicaments

Intermittent rain, the preceding humidity, and the scorching sun combination common to monsoon days is a recipe that often makes for the spread of the common cold, flu, and also fever. Annoying and painful normally, these can become serious if not taken care of.

Neem: a time-tested ingredient

For all natural beauty and skin-care routines, Neem (Indian Lilac, Azadirachta indica) holds an unparalleled place.

Lotion to the rescue

It comes without saying how important it is to apply body lotion after taking a bath. But did you know that the lotion prevents the build-up of static electricity by acting as a barrier. Whatever remnant is left on your hands, just rub it onto your clothes to diffuse the shocks.

Lip care for the winter

Unlike other parts of the body, the skin of the lips is a lot thinner, making it more prone to dehydration, especially during the fast approaching cold winters. Without properly moisture, they look dry, and chapped when dehydrated.

Baby lotion for all

With winter almost here, it is time to not only make sure your baby is well protected and warm at all times, but ensure your child’s overall well-being. This also includes maintaining the pH levels of your baby’s skin as well, including keeping it soft and supple with the right baby lotion.

Screen time for children

With an increasing addiction o screens — omputer games, social media, TV, and so on— children are getting less and less enthusiastic about outdoor activities and sports, sinking into sedentary lifestyles. True, screen time on computers or smartphones have benefits, but excess of it causes a range of harmful effects.

Face Massages – Secret to youthfulness

If done right, face massages can be thought of as an equivalent to the fountain of youth.

Liquid detergents — say goodbye to laundry hassles

You know that feeling when you take out your laundry and still find unsavoury clumps, or stains of powder detergent, the same detergent that was meant to clean your clothes.

Coffee, mate?

With tea, we always seem to have a wide selection of snacks to serve as sides, be it alu-puri, toast or muri. However, it gets more difficult with coffee, and even harder so when it is served cold.

Blend it till you make it

Makeup of all sorts, colours, finishes, and textures have been in the talks for a very long time now. And it's about time we all learn a thing or two so that we can all look our best. As a makeup enthusiast, I would say that makeup is a form of art, used by many to express themselves and their creativity.

Moisture around the edges

With the arrival of spring, sweaters and jackets are already replaced with lightweight, full-sleeve tees. But often forgotten is the need to change our skincare routines.

Understanding foreign currency accounts

As Bangladeshi residents and citizens, we are often in requirement of foreign currency for travel and to remit outside of our country.