As if horrid zits and murderous mood swings weren't enough, now we can thank those blasted hormones for messing up our hair as well. Turns out, hormone levels affect both the quality and quantity of hair, making it thin, brittle or lustreless during certain times. When? And how? Here you go. Hair ... Read More about How hormones secretly affect your hair (and what to do about it)
Teary eyes, a red nose, swollen cheeks, dry and patchy skin... a cold and flu definitely do not make for a good beauty 'do. And as anyone who's ever been laid up with a box of tissues knows, conventional cold and flu treatments leave much to be desired. So, try these tips to avoid going under the ... Read More about How to skip the cold and flu this season (sans all those medicines!)
This month, the world glows pink with the "light of hope" that was first lit by Evelyn Lauder 12 years ago. New landmarks such as Dubai's Burj al Arab and China's Nanpu Bridge join established stalwarts like New York's Empire State Building and Belgium's Amsterdam Bridge to remind women about the ... Read More about Why is breast cancer ‘pink’?
You can barely open a magazine or beauty blog without being hit with full page mentions of aloe vera nowadays. Whether it's A-listers like Victoria Beckham and the Kardashians endorsing the benefits of this spiky-leaved plant; or behemoth brands such as Clinique and Kiehl's touting its benefits ... Read More about 22 ways to use aloe vera as a beauty product!
So, where sleep is concerned, how much is really enough? The National Sleep Foundation (yes, this exists!) has the first-ever concrete guidelines for how much sleep we need on a daily basis: Newborns (0-3 months): 14-17 hours Infants (4-11 months): 12-15 hours Toddlers (1-2 years): 11-14 ... Read More about How much sleep do you really need? And what happens when you don’t get it?