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Bhagyashree sticks to this homemade age-old haircare remedy to reduce hairfall

  • Bhagyashree gives fans a sneak-peek into her kitchen as she prepares organic oil to nourish her hair, claims it reduces hairfall when applied atleast once every week | Watch
Bhagyashree sticks to this homemade age-old haircare remedy to reduce hairfall(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Bhagyashree sticks to this homemade age-old haircare remedy to reduce hairfall(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Updated on Mar 02, 2021 04:22 PM IST
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Sonam Kapoor Ahuja uses these 3 hair care products for “romantic, sexy” tresses

  • Watch: Sonam Kapoor Ahuja spills the beans on her 3 favourite hair care products for the times she wants to be 'romantic' or when she opts to be 'less fancy' in this ‘Vanity Vignettes’ video
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja uses these 3 hair care products for “romantic, sexy” tresses(Instagram/sonamkapoor)
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja uses these 3 hair care products for “romantic, sexy” tresses(Instagram/sonamkapoor)
Updated on Jan 25, 2021 09:25 AM IST
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By Zarafshan Shiraz

Welcome to the world of herbal hydration with Kimayra’s natural range

Kimayra, as a brand, stands out for its belief in using premium natural ingredients to help you preserve your skin while restoring its natural beauty.
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 05:22 PM IST
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Chapped lips giving you sleepless nights? Here are some helpful hacks

A common occurrence during winter season is the woe that chapped lips can give to one. Experts suggest these can be treated with easily available ingredients such as honey and coconut oil.
Chapping of lips is common in winter due to reasons such as low humidity in the air.(Photo: iStock)
Chapping of lips is common in winter due to reasons such as low humidity in the air.(Photo: iStock)
Published on Dec 12, 2020 01:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Srinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Karwa Chauth: How Delhi-NCR women will fast in Covid-19 times

The rituals for Karwa Chauth 2020 will be the same, but will be performed among smaller groups, and while wearing matching masks, gloves, and using sanitisers for safety from coronavirus.
Saachi Sahni, a Gurugrammer, is geared up to fast on this Karwa Chauth. Sporting a designer face mask, she is ready to sanitise after every step of the puja since safety comes first amid the pandemic!(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Saachi Sahni, a Gurugrammer, is geared up to fast on this Karwa Chauth. Sporting a designer face mask, she is ready to sanitise after every step of the puja since safety comes first amid the pandemic!(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 02:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi

Goodbye dull skin: 5 simple home remedies to rejuvenate your skin

Wondering how to give a healthy and vibrant glow to your dull, grey and lifeless skin? Well, we got you covered. Read on to know 5 simple home remedies that can give your skin sheer radiance in a jiffy
5 simple home remedies to rejuvenate your skin(Twitter/c_sgeorge)
5 simple home remedies to rejuvenate your skin(Twitter/c_sgeorge)
Updated on Oct 04, 2020 10:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz

National Nutrition Week: Coconut oil can help you lose weight, build immunity and also get great skin and hair, here’s how

National Nutrition Week: Loaded with vitamin E, antioxidants and polyphenols, coconut oil helps balance hormones that prevent weight gain. However, be mindful when investing in this oil variety as not all are the same. Virgin coconut oil is considered the best for weight loss as it does not contain saturated fats.
Coconut is rightly hailed as Nature’s(Unsplash)
Coconut is rightly hailed as Nature’s(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 04, 2020 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma

Sustainability: Coconut and palm oil industries at loggerheads over environmental impact

The palm oil industry has received international negative attention, including consumer boycotts, in recent years for clearing biodiversity-rich tropical rainforests in Southeast Asia in its production process.
A study published in respected scientific journal ‘Current Biology’ in July highlighted the impact on native animal species because of coconut oil production deforestation.(Unsplash)
A study published in respected scientific journal ‘Current Biology’ in July highlighted the impact on native animal species because of coconut oil production deforestation.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 08:46 AM IST
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Here’s how to take care of your lips this summer season

Our lips need equal care like our body. Just like a skincare ­regime, you need to have a lip care ­routine too. Here are some steps on how to go about it.
Maintaining smooth, hydrated lips is a must during the summer season.(Unsplash)
Maintaining smooth, hydrated lips is a must during the summer season.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 04:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma

Hair woes giving you sleepless nights? We’ve got you covered!

While a trip to the salon may seem far-fetched during the lockdown, there are a number of hair care regimes one could adopt at home. Read on...
When opting for a hot oil massage, it is essential to not make the oil too hot and heat it only mildly.(photo: shutterstock)
When opting for a hot oil massage, it is essential to not make the oil too hot and heat it only mildly.(photo: shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 22, 2020 11:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Srinidhi Gopalakrishnan

Broccoli, carrots, almonds: Eat these food items to beat winter blues

As the saying goes -- you are what you eat. So, what you put inside your body impacts its appearance too.
Broccoli, carrots, almonds: Eat these food items to beat winter blues.(Unsplash)
Broccoli, carrots, almonds: Eat these food items to beat winter blues.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 03:43 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

Diwali aftermath: AQI in Ludhiana worsens, number of patients with cough, irritation in eyes rise

The air quality index (AQI) of the city was recorded at 338 (very poor) during Monday midnight and Tuesday, 289 (poor) at 5am on Tuesday, 254 at 10am, 246 at 2pm and the index again increased to 261 at 5pm. 
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Published on Oct 29, 2019 10:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana

Grandma’s skin-care tips might not be all that skin-friendly

From besan to baking soda, every ingredient has the potential to harm if misused, say experts
Published on Sep 07, 2019 07:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas

Gourmet Secrets by Karen Anand: A toast to the ghee roast!

The word “roast” in ghee roast is deceptive as it has nothing to do with an oven at all
In prawn ghee roast onions and a mix of dry spices are individually slow roasted
In prawn ghee roast onions and a mix of dry spices are individually slow roasted
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Karen Anand

Survivor’s tale: C for cancer, C for courage

It can’t happen to me, she said when a chance self-examination threw up the diagnosis. Little did she know that the challenge would help her reconnect with her soul
(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)
(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 11:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rakhee Lalvani

Meat-based alternatives gain new popularity

The first burger created in a Petri dish using cells from cows was presented in 2013 following the work of Dutch scientist Mark Post of Maastricht University. It was dubbed the Frankenburger.
The companies are banking on changing dietary habits of part of the population limiting meat consumption for environmental, health or animal rights reasons.(Unsplash)
The companies are banking on changing dietary habits of part of the population limiting meat consumption for environmental, health or animal rights reasons.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 10:23 AM IST
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Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, New York

To have, or not to have, coconut oil...

When an epidemiologist at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health called coconut oil one of the worst things anyone can eat, it was only the latest in a long flip-flop. So should we eat coconut oil or not? The answer, as in most things, might be in moderation
The ideal amount of coconut(Shutterstock image)
The ideal amount of coconut(Shutterstock image)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 12:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh

Yoga helps you to become self-aware: Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra believes that living in awareness is the key to a happy soul.
The natrajasana (Natraj pose) sculpts arms and calves, enhances mental focus and back flexibility.(Instagram/TheShilpaShetty)
The natrajasana (Natraj pose) sculpts arms and calves, enhances mental focus and back flexibility.(Instagram/TheShilpaShetty)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Prerna Gauba

Truths of this Indian life: When a Tambram marries a Punjabi

We may be divided by culture, food and customs, but one thing binds all of us: the desire to preserve family ties
Weddings in India are more than rings. They are the co-mingling of two clans(Shutterstock)
Weddings in India are more than rings. They are the co-mingling of two clans(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 10:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shoba Narayan

It’s time to detoxify your hair with natural ingredients. Here’s how

There are several options available in the market for hair such as hair masks, conditioners, shampoo, spas, sprays, salon treatments and even oils. But, nothing works as effective as the natural ingredients. Here’s everything you need to know.
Go for hair masks, conditioners and natural fixes using natural ingredients like curd, eggs, aloe vera gel and lemon. (Shutterstock)
Go for hair masks, conditioners and natural fixes using natural ingredients like curd, eggs, aloe vera gel and lemon. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Feb 24, 2019 09:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Yoga is my favourite activity: Actor Sonnalli Seygall

Actor Sonnalli Seygall of Pyaar Ka Punchnama fame tells us about her routine- fitness, food and more.
Actor Sonnalli Seygall considers almonds and walnuts soaked in water overnight and a sip of coconut oil very healthy.
Actor Sonnalli Seygall considers almonds and walnuts soaked in water overnight and a sip of coconut oil very healthy.
Updated on Feb 10, 2019 05:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Anjali Shetty

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

7 ways to protect your skin from the effects of air pollution

Chemicals in the smog can block pores and affect your skin adversely. Experts list home remedies to tackle the fallout.
Polluted air makes it hard for the skin to breathe, leaving it irritated, dehydrated, and worsening existing conditions such as redness; rosacea and eczema.(Shutterstock)
Polluted air makes it hard for the skin to breathe, leaving it irritated, dehydrated, and worsening existing conditions such as redness; rosacea and eczema.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 16, 2018 01:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba

4 natural make-up removers for sensitive skin

Make-up removal is possible with non-chemical and natural options. Here are 4 good options.
Coconut oil is an all-in-one moisturiser, works wonders for the hair and is also an effective makeup remover.(Shutterstock)
Coconut oil is an all-in-one moisturiser, works wonders for the hair and is also an effective makeup remover.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 15, 2018 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

The demonisation of coconut oil

Shock-horror headlines have raised an obvious question: If coconut oil is poison then why are there so many healthy Malayalis?
Coconut oil occupies a special place in the diet of Kerala and in fact, Malayalis are healthier than say, North Indians(Shutterstock)
Coconut oil occupies a special place in the diet of Kerala and in fact, Malayalis are healthier than say, North Indians(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 10:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi

Cold pressed coconut oil benefits, here’s how you can use it for skincare and cooking

The western world discovered coconut oil fairly recently, Indian homes have always stocked up coconut oil in their pantries. A nice, relaxing ‘champi’ (massage) on a Sunday morning is a must-do ritual in many Indian homes. In Southern India, coconut oil is used not only for its skin and hair benefits but also in cooking.
Here’s how you can use cold pressed coconut oil.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how you can use cold pressed coconut oil.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 09:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer

Gut health diet, 5 best foods to increase good bacteria in the gut

Gut health diet: Eat these 5 healthy foods for gut balance and weight loss.
While some foods are good for gut and boost the good bacteria, certain food items like pizzas and burgers can harm the gut balance and cause discomfort.(Shutterstock)
While some foods are good for gut and boost the good bacteria, certain food items like pizzas and burgers can harm the gut balance and cause discomfort.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 05:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Scream for fresh cream

As the city now brims with places that claim to serve authentic ice creams using fresh ingredients, make sure you get your money’s worth
Trio of Sicilian ice cream
Trio of Sicilian ice cream
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 05:07 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Ruella Philips

Is coconut oil poison? Not quite, but more damaging than butter

Coconut oil has sparked off a huge debate with an expert saying that it is “pure poison” and shouldn’t be consumed. Here’s how coconut oil compares to other cooking oil.
Coconut oil is packed with artery-clogging saturated fat, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke by raising total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and lowering heart-protecting HDL (good) cholesterol.(Shutterstock)
Coconut oil is packed with artery-clogging saturated fat, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke by raising total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and lowering heart-protecting HDL (good) cholesterol.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 02:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma

Is coconut oil really like poison? This is what nutrition experts have to say

Recently a hot debate took over Twitter regarding health claims made by a Harvard professor who called coconut oil “pure poison”. He said that consuming coconut oil carries a lot of health risks. Here’s what experts have to say.
Is coconut oil harmful?(Shutterstock)
Is coconut oil harmful?(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 03:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
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