Author: Shameena Abdurahiman

India has over Eighty Ways of Draping a Sari

Reading Time: 7 minutesThere are more than 80 recorded ways to wear a sari. The most common style is for the sari to be wrapped around the waist, with the loose end of the drape to be worn over the shoulder, baring the midriff. Here’s the first part of the erudite article. However, the sari can be draped […]

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The Captivating Story of Mysore Silk, Irkal, Paithani and Banarasi Saris – II

Reading Time: 5 minutesShameena tells us about other popular verities of saris, Mysore Silk, Irkal of Karnataka, Paithani and Banarasi saris, this week, in the second and final part of the two-part article on saris. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Let’s talk about Mysore Silk and Irkal of Karnataka, first. A land of […]

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The Enchanting Story of the Indian Sari – I

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn today’s India, there are 6.5 million people involved in the production of handloom saris. Although the structure of saris is mostly the same, Indian woman have much room for personal and creative expression in their dress. The sari exists in countless varieties of draping styles, patterns, colours, and weaves. Shameena tells us about this […]

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Face Exercises: The Secret to Remain Young for Many Years

Reading Time: 6 minutesShameena tells us the secret to stay and look young for many more years, in the regular column, exclusively for Different Truths. Your face is the first thing that people look at. A smiling face lightens the mood, attracts people, and puts them at ease. Lack of any kind of facial exercise and accumulation of stress can cause […]

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Pranayama and Meditation for Healthy and Glowing Skin

Reading Time: 8 minutesOur fashionista and beauty expert, Shameena, tells us how Prayanama and meditation can help keep the skin young and glowing, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths.  Each and every person, irrespective of the gender dreams of achieving healthy and glowing skin that shines from within. But in today’s world where we are surrounded […]

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Yoga for Healthy Skin

Reading Time: 6 minutesFashionista Shameena tells us how yoga helps us look young and what if does to keep the skin healthy. Learn more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Admiring those glowing faces in beauty cream advertisements, we often wonder if we too could have a skin so young and beautiful. Well, it’s not a […]

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Why is Sleep Important? – III

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn the third and final part of the three-part article on sleep, our fashionista, Shameena, tells us why sleep is important. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect […]

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Sleep and Face Cream Myths – II

Reading Time: 3 minutesHere’re some beauty tips from our fashionista, Shameena. This is the second part of the three-part series on sleep, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. The cellular renewal of our skin is fastest at night, and this is why we are told night-creams can work wonders. But the fact is, nothing will help our […]

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Sleep and Health – I

Reading Time: 4 minutesFashionista Shameena tells us about the importance of proper sleep, in the first part of the three-part series on this subject, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Sleep is essential to your overall health. Getting a good night’s sleep is also important if you want to look your best, as people are naturally […]

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Invisalign: Transparent, Strong and Virtually Invisible Aligner, Better than Braces

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe custom-made aligners made from Invisalign’s Smart Track material. This material is transparent yet strong. The clear, removable design of these aligners renders this orthodontic treatment virtually invisible to others, says Shameena, in the final and fourth part of the article, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. This treatment option is a series […]

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