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...
The bamboo is a fast growing plant native to Asia. It’s common in Asian cooking and noted for its medicinal properties in traditional Chinese medicine. Other parts of the tree are also used in furniture making, handicrafts, etc. Bamboo leaf tea...
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...
I covered argan oil in two previous articles – How Argan Oil Can Help with Hair Loss Issues in Dubai & How to Make Your Own Argan Oil Shampoo at Home. This article will look at how argan oil...
Traditional shampoos are usually composed of ingredients such as sulphates, which allows the shampoo to lather up, isopropyl alcohol and propylene glycol among other things. Ordinarily, these ingredients tend to dehydrate the hair but in a dry environment like...
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...
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...
An earlier article addressed how you can get rid of acne scars with a simple treatment with baking soda. You can read the article HERE. Apart from acne, there are many other things you can do with baking soda...
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...
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...