Fashion

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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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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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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Egyptian Mummies had Braces: It is Relevant Even now – I

Reading Time: 6 minutesOur Fashionista Shameena tells us about the history, importance and the type of dental braces, in the first part of her four-part research article. She traces the antiquity of the braces to the ancient Egyptian culture, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” This sentiment could […]

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Dental Implants: Restoring Teeth, Brightening up Smiles – III

Reading Time: 7 minutesBy replacing missing tooth roots, dental implants provide people with the strength and stability required to eat all the foods they love, without struggling to chew. Additionally, they help to stimulate and maintain jawbone, preventing bone loss and helping to support facial features, says Shameena, in the third and final part of her three-part research […]

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Dental Bonding, Teeth Whitening and other Cosmetic Dentistry – II

Reading Time: 11 minutesShameena tells us ways to improve our smiles. In the second part of the three-part story, she tells us about dental bonding, teeth whitening and bleaching, along with its advantages and disadvantages, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Last week, we learned about dental veneers. Let’s now understand what dental bonding is. The […]

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Beautiful Smile and its Management: How Dental Veneers Help? – I

Reading Time: 8 minutesA beautiful smile makes a great first impression. It is one of the key reasons people are perceived as attractive, successful or youthful. Misaligned, badly shaped, gapped, crooked or discoloured teeth, on the other hand, may not only look unattractive and unhealthy but literally drag the face down. A flawed smile can also be one of […]

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Three Interesting Things about Body Piercing

Reading Time: 3 minutesRitambhara tells us about the traditions and history of body piercing, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Body piercing isn’t a new concept. The two most commonly seen piercings people opt for across the world are earlobe and nostril piercing. In fact, a study showed that nearly 14% of the population across the world […]

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