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  • Four-year undergrad to-do list

    We all feel like adults after graduating from high-school and like to believe that we are ready to attack the undergrad life. You might have a well thought out plan to executive these four years perfectly, but just know, it might not always work out. However, the time

  • Space manage-ment

    Imagine having your guests feel like hiking in your home as they climb over or walk around the too many things that you have left lying around. That is exactly what it looks like when space is not managed right.

  • Turmeric: a godsend for skincare

    An age old remedy for not one but a plethora of problems, Turmeric is a godsend to help us deal with all our skin problems and more.

  • Neem: a time-tested ingredient

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

  • Skincare for summer

    Skincare is perhaps one of the most important, but also least understood in importance, amid all of our self-care requirements. We often recommend a balanced diet for a hale and hearty immune system.

  • Skincare for summer

    Skincare is perhaps one of the most important, but also least understood in importance, amid all of our self-care requirements. We often recommend a balanced diet for a hale and hearty immune system.

  • Know your hand wash!

    There are innumerable hand care products these days- hand and nail creams, balms, hand cuticle cream, hand gel cleansers, hand manicure butter, hand sanitisers, and of course, the hand wash.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • Winter skincare regimen

    For girls like us, it is very important to follow a set routine, summer or winter. It is actually a common misconception among most of us that people with oily skin should not moisturise.

  • Lucky lips are always kissin’

    In the case of piling up lipsticks, we rarely find a non-enthusiast…but when it comes to lip care regimen, the opposite is true, as most are quite neglectful.

  • The Importance of being skintellectual

    The days of considering the ingredients list at the back of your beauty products are far gone! Thanks to the Internet, numerous forums and beauty bloggers have made it easy for people to understand what really goes on in the making of beauty products.

  • Exam eve fever — the Google solution

    Whether you are a last minute crammer or a perfectionist with carefully detailed notes taken throughout the entire course, sitting for an exam is stressful. While no amount of coffee or sleepless nights can quite take the stress away, thanks to the Internet, there are now plenty of ways to make this journey a little easier.

  • Geriatric care in winter

    While most of us go crazy over purchasing the right winter wear, and opt for the perfect skin care solution and planning activities for the holidays, senior citizens often get left out of the equation. When we talk about care for the elderly, the care comes in many forms, and not just health.

  • The procrastination loop

    Have you ever wondered why something that should only take you ten minutes is left undone even after two months? Whether its clearing out drawer space, or organising your kitchen utensils, one tends to put off mundane tasks until they are entirely impossible to avoid.

  • Seasonal changes and children

    Winter is usually when children love to go out, spend a nice vacation and participate in some fun winter sports. Falling ill takes away all the fun, and not to mention is dreadful to the child and their family, so prevention is always better than cure.

  • Waking up with the perfect hair

    For chilly winter days when you would rather hit the snooze button instead of spending half an hour styling your hair, getting your strands to cooperate can feel exhausting. Imagine if there was a magic formula using which you could just wake up with the perfect hair!

  • Asthma and patient care

    As the weather gets dryer some of us tend to enjoy the reduced humidity. For those who suffer from asthma and breathing issues, this is a terrible time of the year where the dry atmosphere is anything but soothing to the nostrils.

  • Self-care in winter

    A change in the season calls for some changes in our daily routines and habits as well. While it might take a while for our bodies to warm up to the new season, there are surely catalysts that will help with the process while keeping us healthy and well.

  • Wedding Photography Etiquettes

    Photographs are meant to capture special, yet fleeting moments to be cherished later on. It might seem simple enough to hold up a smartphone and click away, but

  • Flag down hair troubles

    For the hopeful brides-to-be; imagine a day right before the wedding that is just going perfect! Everything is in order, from your clutch to the shoes.

  • Post wedding care: skin and body

    Perhaps, the big day is over, but what shall follow is a series of post wedding dinners, luncheons and evening parties; meaning you really cannot bid adieu (even for a day) to the make-up kit just yet.

  • Four commandments for the STACHE

    It is a feat. But soon enough, that feat starts feeling like an everyday mess you have signed up for life. Be it cuts or the very idea of wasting a good few minutes every day, the shaving routine can be far from being convenient. However, follow these simple rules and make peace with it.

  • Four commandments for the STACHE

    It is a feat. But soon enough, that feat starts feeling like an everyday mess you have signed up for life. Be it cuts or the very idea of wasting a good few minutes every day, the shaving routine can be far from being convenient. However, follow these simple rules and make peace with it.

  • Invest on your skin right!

    Men's skin has long since ceased to be a closed book. Besides having facial hair, there are structural differences between men's skin and women's skin. Men's skin is up to 15 percent thicker than that of a woman, due to androgen (testosterone) stimulation.

  • Glycerine – the winter wonder

    If pure glycerine becomes too powerful for you, you can always mix in a few drops with your gel or cream moisturiser. This will not make your skin too oily or clogged, and will achieve the perfect balance.

  • Hygiene for the conscious

    No matter how lazy you are feeling, a shower or bath is a must if you have stepped out of the home at any time of the day. Do not hit the couch and let all that gunk build up on your body and hair. Instead, opt for a nice shower that helps to relax as well.

  • Fall essentials for when you're on the move

    The weather nowadays seems to be erratic and moody as the citizens of this city, changing without notice. As the nights get longer and you turn down your ceiling fans' speed a notch, you realise that the humidity and heat of summer are long gone. But as pleasant as the chilly breezes may feel at first, they do bear a bleak reminder for you to buckle up and start preparing for fall.

  • Rapunzel Hair

    Imagine you had the perfect day with spotless makeup and a swanky dress on. But your hair looked droopy, dry and life-less! The entire look would be jeopardized in a moment only because the mane decided to misbehave.

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