When I woke up on Thursday morning, my apartment was dark and I couldn’t see anything when I pulled aside my blinds. For a split second, my groggy mind thought the apocalypse had happened while l slept. I quickly...
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...
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...
Manuka honey is manufactured from the nectar of the manuka tree, which can be found in Australia and New Zealand. Manuka honey is the mother of all honeys and is a highly sought for brand of honey for many reasons....
Cranberry juice is very beneficial for the health and a better diet. Cranberries are native to North America and the juice is derived from the fruit. It has one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants compared to other fruits.  Additionally,...
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...
A lot of skin care products have the natural label on them but are the components really pure and natural? Some of the tactics employed by companies include slapping great big text on the package labeling it as “all...
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...
In case you’ve missed it, juice fasting is the practice of consuming fruit and vegetable juices in a bid to flush out toxins and other undesirable things from the system; a sort of reboot for your body. Juice fasting...
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...