Coconut flowers produce sap, which is aged for 8 – 12 months and allowed to ferment naturally. Subsequently, it is harvested and the resulting end product is known as coconut vinegar. Coconut vinegar has a strong acidic taste similar...
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...
I heard this term a lot in chemistry class in school but I never gave it much thought until over the last few years as I studied ways to deal with and recover from hair loss in Dubai. pH...
A lot of people eat almonds as it is or in a dish but almond milk has become popular over the last few years. It might seem like a health fad but have you ever wondered if almond milk...
Turmeric powder is a very familiar ingredient when it comes to cooking in our part of the world. Did you know it can also help with a few beauty problems such as acne and skin discolouration? Turmeric powder has a rich...
I started the new year with a good decluttering session, which usually means a bunch of things I don’t need anymore are gathered together in a corner by the time I’m done. There were some items I wanted to...
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...
During my first summer in Dubai, I didn’t fully understand the importance of staying hydrated in this type of heat. I drank water but not enough. Eventually, I fainted a few weeks after my arrival in Dubai somewhere in...
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...
While some economies are starting to open up, most of us remain under quarantine. It’s not all doom and gloom though. Try not to focus on all the things you can’t do and think of a lot of new...