5 home remedies that will make you snub your cosmetics

Who says only cosmetic products can fix skin problems! Whether it’s acne, dark circles, dull skin or sun tan- your kitchen has a solution for all. Here are some easy and effective home remedies that won’t be hefty on your pocket, and are free from harsh chemicals. Dark circles These annoying rings around your eyes can make you look tired and dull even though you are having a blast. But instead of opting for a special cream to treat them, try looking for natural alternatives. For instance, almond oil is…

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Sleep deprivation can affect your heart

Sleep deprivation can affect your heart (Thinkstock) The cliched, over-used adages about sleeping early might not be something that most people take seriously, but cardiologists and sleep experts swear by them. Doctors say that losing quality and quantity sleep is detrimental to our health. Senior interventional cardiologist, Dr Nilesh Gautam, says, “Sleep disorders cause an increase in blood pressure, heart rate and thyroid hormones, which is indicative of a stress response. This leads to increase heart attack and heart failures.” Experts reiterate that people who sleep less than seven hours…

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This Computer Game Can Help Your Kids Eat Healthy

Kids can be picky eaters and getting them to like healthy foods can be quite a challenging task. But a new computer game, developed by a group of researchers from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom can help solve your problem.This simple seven-minute brain boosting computer can actually help your kids choose healthier foods over junk eats like candies and other sweets. The game is very easy to understand and play. It involves reacting to images of healthy food by pressing a button, and doing nothing when unhealthy foods…

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Do Not Let Your Blood Pressure Go Unchecked, It May Lead to Stroke

One of the biggest challenges in curbing the increasing rate of high blood pressure cases is the inability to spot its occurrence and not taking enough preventive measure to keep the condition at bay. In most cases, hypertension is the product of a sedentary lifestyle coupled with unhealthy eating habits, poor sleep pattern, alcohol or tobacco abuse and high levels of stress and anxiety. Some symptoms for early detection include headache, chest discomfort, palpitations, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, nosebleeds and feeling numb or weak. Eating a well-balanced diet, sleeping…

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Here’s how to lie about your lifestyle online like Bow Wow

Shad Moss is, ostensibly, a rapper. As Bow Wow, he once had a (I guess) successful hip hop career and released songs that were played. His most notable career achievement — in my humble opinion — is the sports movie epic Like Mike. It is an endearing children’s movie that also includes Bow Wow — then of Lil Bow Wow at-best-four-foot fame — dunking on David Robinson. Anyways, Bow Wow is in hot water once again because he posted on Instagram of him boarding a private jet to New York….

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Pamper your mother with these gifts on Mother’s Day!

If your mother is one of those who spends all her time in the kitchen, then you ought to pamper her this Mother’s Day and also every now and then. Give your mother some TLC with a bunch of gifts and forced outings this weekend. From gifting her feel-good skincare products to spa sessions, we’ve roundup a list of beauty gifts that will surely pamper her: 1. Skincare This Mother’s Day, make sure your mom understands the need of good skincare products. During this period, a lot of brands offer…

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How to share your Steam game library with family and friends

One of the many unsung features of the Steam desktop gaming client is that family members and friends can use it to simulate a shared gaming console. I’m not talking hardware here, but the ability for everyone to play the same games regardless of whether they plunked down $60 for the right to play it. The feature is called Steam Family Library Sharing, and when it’s set up it allows you to share games from your account library with family members and vice versa. Before you get started, every account…

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Beauty Treatment in Japan – Snails on Your Face

Having live snails crawling on your face sounds like the thing of nightmares, but in Japan one company is hoping people will be prepared to pay for it. Staring Monday, women who want to slough off dead skin, clear their pores or roll back the years can submit themselves to five minutes of molluscs. “Slime from snails helps remove old cells, heal the skin after sun burn and moisturise it,” said Manami Takamura, a spokeswoman for Tokyo-based beauty salon Ci:z.Labo, as she placed three gastropods on a woman’s face. “In…

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The 8 Healthiest Foods You Should Start Your Day With

Eating a healthy breakfast is essential but it may not be best to start your day with a full meal. Your body, internal organs and various process need time to wake up and kick-start their function after long hours of rest. Health experts advice that it is best to start your day with some warm water or a small snack to get your metabolism going. Here’s a quick list of 10 healthy foods that you can eat in the morning before your first meal. Choose your pick or experiment every day….

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Ivyrevel’s Customized Dresses Are Created Using Your Lifestyle Data

Ivyrevel, the digital fashion house launched by H&M, has teamed up with Google to create a dress personalized to each wearer by their own data. Ivyrevel worked with Google and production company MediaMonks to develop the project. Each dress is designed using a smartphone app that tracks each customer’s activity and lifestyle. The user needs to carry their phone wherever they go for a week, and the following week the app will use its knowledge of their lifestyle to create the design, interpreting the data into a custom-made Ivyrevel dress….

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