Susan Jose

Susan writes on beauty, wellness, food, music and travel for HT Café. She has studied electronic and online journalism.

Articles by Susan Jose

Shine on this summer with a beauty regimen especially for your skin type

The extreme heat takes a toll on our skin and it is time to revamp our beauty regimen to stay protected.

If we get lazy during summers and do not follow a proper skin regimen, the effects of this season tend to stay with us for a long time.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 12:00 PM IST
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Not just elegant jewellery, pearls are also used for skincare products

Truly marine treasures, pearls, go beyond beautifying us in the form of jewellery. In its crushed form, the consumption of pearl powder benefits our well-being in more ways than one.

Updated on Mar 09, 2019 05:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By

Improve your relationship by sleeping right with these 7 positions

Understanding the link between your sleep and relationships may help you better both of them in your life.

There are no definite set of sleeping rules. Because what may work with one couple may not work for the other.(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 02:13 PM IST
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Fillers to botox, most popular cosmetic treatments, their price tags and possible drawbacks

Good skin never goes out of fashion. Experts unanimously agree that all laser skin treatments are “relatively safe” when carried out by experienced dermats. Here’s everything you should know about some of the most wanted cosmetic treatments.

Botox is extensively used for reduction of frown lines, forehead horizontal lines, crow’s feet, under eye wrinkles and for neck lift as well as smoothening the heavy jawline. (Instagram)
Updated on Feb 15, 2019 03:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

For red is the colour of love

Strength, fire, passion, vibrance and sexuality, take fashion inspiration from these ladies to flaunt red in style.

Take inspiration from these ladies to flaunt red in style(Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 01:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By

Fitness for your sake, not social media

These wellness trends are predicted to be the ones to watch out for this year.

Selection of good fat saurces, copy space(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 20, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By

Palace hopping in God’s own country

A visit to the palaces in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, gives an insight into the myriad opulence of the bygone eras.

The Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.(Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 08:38 PM IST
Mumbai | By

Detox teas aren’t all the same, here’s everything you need to know

Are you on a teatox? Many celebrities promote the miraculous benefits of detox teas, but know the facts from the myths before you pick one for yourself.

Detox teas give the stomach a flat appearance. The day you stop drinking the tea, the weight will bounce back. (Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 11:24 AM IST
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Speaking in more than one language is so good for your well-being

Apart from giving your personality a multicultural appeal, talking in different languages also gives you a host of health benefits.

Experts are unanimous in stating that picking up a new language benefits us throughout the life.(Photo: Istock)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 06:59 PM IST
Mumbai | By

Is looking good your top priority? Maybe, it’s Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Checking the mirror often for hair that just won’t stay in place? A new zit turning you totally restless? You might be a little more than ‘just obsessed’ with your looks!

People with BDD become obsessed with their physical imperfections.(Photo:IStock)
Updated on Nov 05, 2018 02:13 PM IST
Mumbai | By

Work hard and be nice to everyone: Bradley Simpson

Lead vocalist of Bradley Simpson of The Vamps has some humble advice to aspiring musicians

Updated on Oct 28, 2018 05:02 PM IST
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Proud of all these people stepping up: Robert Horry

Former American basketball star Robert Horry is happy times have changed and that sportsmen can now take a political stand and speak out

Former NBA star Robert Horry says you cannot be an elite player if you are complacent.
Published on Oct 24, 2018 05:48 PM IST
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Stay sharp with these simple lifestyle tweaks

A Norwegian study suggests that the intelligence quotient of the general population is on the decline. Here’s what you can do to maintain your IQ

For any activity to keep the mind healthy, it will have to provide the person with a sense of accomplishment, achievement, fulfilment and growth.(Photo:Istock)
Updated on Sep 29, 2018 08:46 PM IST
Mumbai | By

Beating the Arctic heat the Finnish way

While Nordic winters may be world famous, thanks to Northern Lights, the summers are equally breathtaking with the Midnight Sun and other natural phenomena coming to life. Here’s an account of experiencing summertime in Finland.

A midnight shot of a cabin at Vikajärvi Lake, Rovaniemi, Finland.(PHOTO: Juho Uurtamo/Beyond Arctic)
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 07:52 PM IST

I think about leaving thefilm industry every day:Shawn Christensen

The Oscar-winning writer-director Shawn Christensen says that it is the craft that holds him back in the film industry.

Shawn Christensen attends says even though he didn’t understand them, he learnt from Indian movies.(Photo: Waytao Shing)
Published on Aug 14, 2018 06:32 PM IST
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Let’s get real about digital detox

Did you capture a moment or click only for Instagram? Did you just tweet or truly express an opinion? Is your virtual world more ‘happening’ than your actual one? Stop now and get real!

Digital detox helps one have better social interactions.(Photo: Olaser)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 05:50 PM IST

As a director, you get a little more control: Shawn Christensen

The negotiations with production houses or studios to tell your stories through films is easier when you are donning the director’s cap, says Oscar-winning writer-director Shawn Christensen.

Writer-director Shawn Christensen has been influenced a lot by Spielberg’s films.(Photo: Christopher Polk)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 05:30 PM IST

The curious case of collagen

What is this collagen that celebrities are swearing by? Is it a potion of health or a youth elixir? Experts decode this new fitness fad.

Collagen helps slow down the ageing process.(Photo: Istock; For representational purposes only)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 05:51 PM IST
Mumbai | By

The rights and wrongs of using retinoid for good skin

The picture of a 78-year-old with beautiful skin went viral, causing a sudden buzz around the use of retinoids. Experts tell us how healthy these vitamins are.

Retinoid increases the turnover of skin cells.(Photo:IStock; For representational purposes only)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 06:02 PM IST

Can we really do without lectins?

As the debate over lectins heats up, we ask experts if a diet without the protein that is found in meat, whole grains, seafood, nuts and dairy is practical and whether it’s relevant to good health.

Lectins, found majorly in green peas, aubergines and escargots, play a role in reducing the glycaemic effects of food.(Photos: Istock)
Updated on May 30, 2018 02:36 PM IST
Mumbai | By

Lights, camera and depression: What you see on reel may not be real

Under constant spotlight for their appearances in the real and reel world, many celebrities across the world have spoken extensively about having battled mental health issues

Actor - Zaira Wasim
Published on May 13, 2018 12:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Quit playing games with your mind

Do not let stress, anxiety or depression run havoc in your life. Look out for the signs and deal with the issues in an appropriate and timely manner.

Experts agree that it is only since a few years that mental health is being taken seriously.(Photo:IStock; For representational purposes only)
Updated on May 09, 2018 03:14 PM IST
Mumbai | By

Strike a balance with calorie-restricted diet

Opting for a calorie-restricted diet is being touted as a sustainable way to lead a fitter, healthier life.

Enjoy both an apple and a donut when you follow calorie-restricted diet.(Photo:iStock)
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 07:18 PM IST
Mumbai | By

Awards have never driven us: Uday Benegal

Uday Benegal, the frontman of Indus Creed, one of India’s longstanding rock bands, shares the real reason for making new music.

(From left) Zubin Balaporia, Uday Benegal and Mahesh Tinaikar
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 05:24 PM IST
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It is ridiculous to deprive the sanctuary of cinema: Eléonore Pourriat

French writer-director Eléonore Pourriat does not support the exclusion of movies made for online streaming platforms from the Cannes film festival.

Eléonore Pourriat says she feels empowered by female solidarity.(Photo: Médale Claude)
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 02:29 PM IST
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I hate the idea of animals dying for people to eat them: Emily Deschanel

Hollywood actor Emily Deschanel says that animal cruelty “really got” to her. She turned vegan after watching a documentary on animal rights in high school.

Actor Emily Deschanel is one of the ardent supporters of veganism.(Photo: AFP)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 07:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By

A total desi at heart: London Taxi restaurant review

Warm hospitality and tasty, budget-friendly meals are the pros of this restaurant at Lower Parel. But they do have their fair share of glitches to fix.

Published on Mar 22, 2018 06:57 PM IST

The drip of beauty: Should you opt for vitamins through IV?

With Kendall Jenner facing complications due to the IV drip vitamin therapy, we check how safe this celebrity-­endorsed, controversy-­riddled health fad is.

Model Kendall Jenner faced complications after an IV drip session held just before the Oscar 2018 night went awry.(Photos: Reuters, Istock)
Updated on Mar 20, 2018 03:54 PM IST
Mumbai | By

The #MeToo movement was long overdue: Emily Deschanel

The American actor is happy that women are speaking out and bringing about a change. Also says she “values” being able to discuss work with younger sister, actor Zooey Deschanel.

Actor Emily Deschanel is happy women are speaking out and bringing about a change.(Photo: JB Lacroix)
Updated on Mar 07, 2018 08:20 PM IST
Mumbai | By

For the open-minded

Are you curious about the expanding spectrum of alternative therapies? We get experts to decode some of them for you.

The number of takers for alternative therapies is growing day by day.(Photo: Oleh Slobodeniuk)
Updated on Feb 14, 2018 08:13 PM IST
Mumbai | By
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