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Last Updated Wednesday March 29 2017 02:36 PM IST

BEAUTY

Tanning can contribute to skin aging

Ultraviolet radiation from the sun and indoor tanning beds not only can increase your risk of skin cancer but also can contribute to skin aging.

Five tattoo myths that are not true

Want to get a tattoo, but have several doubts?Co-founders of Bodycanvas Tattoos, Vikas and Mickey Malani,bust some myths associated by tattooing.

How to get soft, youthful hands

Getting a regular manicure done to opting for some kitchen formulae like using lemon can help in giving your hands a youthful look.

Tips to take care of your feet

It is important to take care of your feet just as your face.Try these tips to maintain healthy, beautiful and supple feet

5 ways to be 'monsoon'-ready

Avoid oil-based products and heavy make-up and make sure you apply astringent or a toner every night before sleeping during the monsoon season, says an expert.

5 make-up 'must-haves' during monsoon

To avoid ruining your perfect make-up on a rainy day, apply a thin coat of tinted moisturiser, then a layer of foundation, and always use a waterproof mascara.

Useful monsoon skin, haircare tips

Penning down a few seasonal tips for the upcoming months, an expert tells you how to fight the skin and hair battles with an effective regime.

Trim down your 'side fat'

Eliminate that extra padding on the sides of your waist by doing the right moves, eating well and moving around.

Simple steps to glowing skin

It's not a bad idea after all to go bare faced sometimes, but make sure you have healthy and glowing skin. Ensure drinking water and using sunscreen to get that glow.

Renew beauty regime for monsoon season

The monsoon season poses a challenge for many to look tip-top all the time, but you can ease your woes by following some tips for your hair and skin.

Do's, Don'ts for monsoon bride

Monsoon weddings may be a hit as they score high on the romantic factor, but they spell skin and hair problems for the brides.

5 beauty myths that ought to be busted

Does application of castor oil increase growth of eyelash and eyebrow hair or is cleansing milk a more effective way to clean deep pores? Experts separate myth from reality.

6 things to keep in mind for laser hair reduction

Before investing in permanent hair reduction by opting for laser treatment, ensure that the service is done under the supervision of a certified dermatologist and clarify all aspects of the treatment, says an expert.

Shoo away summer hair problems

Colouring your locks or taking a cool dip in the pool may be a problem for your hair during summer. Read more on the perfect summer hair-care techniques.

Beat the sun with back bun: a unisex hairstyle

From Leonardo DiCaprio to Malayalam’s ‘little bro’ Neeraj Madhav and Bollywood’s shining star Vidya Balan to Parvathy immersed in Charlie glory they all have made the back bun appear trendy.

Home remedies for de-tanning

From using potato juice, egg white to oatmeal, this summer pack the tanning woes away with easy to do home remedies, says an expert.

Wine lips in the limelight

Dark lipsticks become strong statement markers and can make many a dame a worshipper of bold colours.

Want Priyanka Chopra's Oscar looks? Try this

Priyanka Chopra added bling on the red carpet of the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, where she was a star presenter, in a stunning elegant creation designed by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad.

Spring care for your face

A face wash is most suitable for men with oily or sensitive skin, especially if it’s prone to acne or frequent breakouts. Here is what you should do.

Ambika Pillai: Do it up with flowers

With the help of hair extensions, even those with short hair can try out different and stylish hair styles. Try out this beautiful flower hairdo and leave the world spellbound!1.Part the hair on either side and to the bottom as shown in the picture.2.Tie this section of the hair with a hair band

Winter-proof your hair

New Delhi: Daniel Bauer, TRESemmé’s official hair expert, suggests ways to combat winter dryness: » Keep hair washing to a minimum: There has never been a defined answer as to how often one should wash their hair as it all depends on your hair type and styling choices. But washing your hair too

Hairstyle for the day: The Raised Retro

The Raised Retro, a style influenced by the 1970’s is the ideal for a casual day look or a night out around town.How do you do it?Step 1: Maintain an even length of about two inches all around.Step 2: Apply a matt look but strong hold, wax or pomade. Start by applying at the hair roots, then at the

Five ways to soothe chapped lips

Chapped, cracked lips leave little to smile about. Add to it the pain and discomfort; alas, you have the perfect recipe to brew trouble. Sure, you can slather on gobs of lip glosses and balms, but it never seems to remedy the problem for that long. While dry weather and wind is a common cause, low

The best make-up for the excited bride

New Delhi: Braided hairstyles and accentuating eyes with the right make-up are wedding trends this season.Based on a pan-India survey, it was found that:* Contrary to the popular belief, brides-to-be don’t just want to flaunt a flat tummy or a fancy hairdo at their wedding. The study confirms that

Watch Kim Kardashian's beauty transformation

Be it Kim Kardashian or her half sisters Khloe and Kylie Jenner, all three have come a long way! The transformation from reality stars to A-listers was seen in their faces too.An Instagram time-lapse video by an artist is going viral and it shows how the Kardashian-Jenner sisters' appearances have

6 make-up trends that will rule this fall

While summer make-up tips offered a wide variety of playful and bright lip colours, eye make-up and vivid liners, make-up for fall looks are often deeper and darker.Try smoky eyes in hues of purple, bolder lip shades and rose gold make-up is the best way to embrace the last warmth of the autumn

Tips to get rid of dark underarms

Can you believe it! Mashed apples and good old coconut oil can help you get the confidence to buy those sleeveless tops and blouses you tried on, but settled for those full sleeves now lying in your cupboard; blaming those dark underarms. According to experts, scrubbing mashed apples and applying

5 minute beauty hacks for working women

A busy schedule can be a dampener for your beauty regime. But who says you can't do make-up in just five minutes?Here we have five-minute beauty tips:1. Whether your eyes look puffy due to lack of sleep or you’ve developed a hint of dark circles, applying concealer correctly can save the day.

Say no to dandruff trouble this monsoon

Hair care during monsoon becomes a herculean task and one of the most common woes during the rainy season is dandruff. From using a diet low in sugar and high in antioxidants to opting for light conditioner can help in getting rid of such problems, says an expert.Here are a few tips to help you

The skin care secrets you need to know

Skin that is properly cared for, stays youthful for a long time; while neglected will develop the symptoms of aging prematurely. Rarely can a woman's skin glow if she is anaemic, over stressed or is an unbalanced diet, says Anila Joseph, beauty therapist & make up expert.Here are few tips

Tips to keep hair woes at bay this monsoon

Along with the rainy season, seeps in the fear of frizzy hair, itchy scalp and hair loss. Hair problems become more frequent in monsoon. But a few tweaks in the daily schedule can stop the monsoon from spoiling the fun.Here are some tips on how to take care of your hair during monsoon:Style

Essential skin care tips for men

Like women, men’s skin also requires proper nourishment and care to stay fresh. Skin care should be an important aspect of lifestyle, irrespective of age, but the technique should change as one grows old, says an expert.Indu Ballani, dermatologist at Mantra Medi spa at Delhi, shares how men can

Buying time machine in a bottle, really?

Creams that claim to fill in lines and wrinkles; Serums that magically lift saggy bits; Gels that even out skin tones and texture – There is a surplus of anti-aging products in today's market. Fascinated by the adverts, a few rumpled faces keep buying the age-defying products, one after the other,

Try to put on make up without a mirror

You are getting dressed for a special occasion. It takes you less than a few minutes to get into that stunning attire. Now comes the tricky part, and the dare, you have to complete your make up without a mirror. Take a look at this video in which six different women did something so natural and

Kumbaya for the muscle lords

So you have been training in the gym for a year but your body still has no shape, despite the muscles? Fret not, try these.

Make-up or flawless CGI work?

Does make-up hide the real person in you? May be it does. This video of Korean lady removing her make-up has become one of the most watched videos in a rather short span of time.At first the presentation seemed rather uninteresting. But once she wiped off layers of make-up from one side of her

How to get summer glow for skin

Want to avoid looking dry and dull in summer? Consume eight glasses of water everyday and avoid eating junk food, suggests an expert.Aashmeen Munjaal, owner of the capital-based Star Salon n' Spa, shares some useful tips to flaunt flawless and healthy skin:1. Drink six to eight glasses of water

Glam-up for the festive season

The festive season brings a lot of joy and happiness. What it also brings along is the concern to look the best in all your selfies and picture perfect too.

Nourish skin, hair post Holi

Once you're done splashing colours on your friends and family members on Holi, be careful about cleansing and nourishing your skin and hair.

Beauty tips from Katrina

The brand ambassador of the skincare range of L’Oreal Paris says that women must take care of their body and skin according to their age.

Protect the skin

It is important to take care of the skin right from your late 20’s.

5 Valentine's day beauty tips

Valentines day is right around the corner. It doesn't matter if you are going for a date or just a walk; looking your best on the special day makes you all the more special.

Look gorgeous this season

Look up these handy tips to look your best this season and whip up some good old home-made face-packs.