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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...