Before the move to Dubai, I had very clear skin with one or two tiny pimples off and on every month. However, within a few months of arriving, my skin went berserk and I suffered a serious bout of...
Turmeric powder is a very familiar ingredient when it comes to cooking in our part of the world but did you know it can also help with a few beauty problems such as acne and skin discoloration? Turmeric powder has...
Taking care of your skin in Dubai isn’t optional considering all the elements working against you – sun, wind, sand, water, etc. Short-term consequences include dry and itchy skin and long-term consequences include damaged and leathery skin. I recently posted...
I was diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency sometime last year. I was surprised as it’s sunny as all get out most of the year in Dubai and I don’t make much of an effort to stay out of the...
I’ve always had dry lips off and on depending on the weather. Whenever this happened, I ran my tongue over my lips a few times or applied a generic lip balm, and kept it moving. A few months ago, I stumbled across...
Splitting, thin, brittle and/or breaking nails aka Onychoschizia occurs frequently in women. There is a common misconception that it’s caused by vitamin deficiencies. In some cases, iron deficiency anaemia & gluten intolerance does lead to brittle nails. However, there...
The lemon is a powerhouse fruit full of vitamin C. It is also a significant source of calcium, potassium and pectin with traces of iron and vitamin A. It’s a citrus fruit with the inner flesh divided into 8...
Mac Cosmetics is one of my favourite make up stores along side Bobby Brown and Make Up Forever. I'm still trying out Fenty Beauty by Rihanna but I expect that will join this list soon. So I received a text...
What is Manuka Honey? Manuka honey is a monofloral honey produced from the nectar of the manuka tree native to Australia and New Zealand. Manuka honey has a vicious texture; the highest among all honeys. Manuka honey is dark cream/dark...
Flaxseeds have been consumed for health purposes for thousands of years before they became popular as a superfood. Flaxseeds aka common flax or linseeds was cultivated as early as 3,000 BC and is purported to help the body fight...