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If your hair is your crowning glory, so you know all about those efforts to keep it strong and healthy. But… due to pollution, chemical styling and heat damage, your tresses may be more dull and lifeless than bountiful and luscious. That’s why how you care for your hair is important, and good haircare starts right at the beginning: shampoo. The key is to nourish your hair from the inside so it looks healthy and shiny on the outside. Here, five ingredients to look out for the next time you go shampoo shopping. Caffeine Revitalise limp hair with your favourite morning energiser: caffeine. When applied directly to the scalp, caffeine penetrates into your hair follicles to stimulate hair growth. With its ability to block the ho
A dip in the pool, a trip to the spa, endless days in my chaise, the whole day according to moi – okay, besides this being song lyrics from High School Musical (hi, I’m a millennial), this seems like a pretty good day, right? But in reality, I’m pretty sure that your usual day revolves around work, your family and friends, working out and sleep – with meals somewhere in between. With such hectic days, you’re likely not getting much alone time. But it’s super vital that you check in with yourself every day and give yourself some TLC. That’s why practising self-care is such a great thing – just taking moments in your day to ensure you’re taking care of your wellbeing. While self-care is way more than just face masks and manic
Carbohydrates are amongst the most misunderstood nutrients. People tend to label them as calorie-rich foods which lead to obesity. Though it is true that excess consumption of carbohydrates leads to higher fat content in the body. However, if consumed in regulated quantities, the benefits to be reaped from carbohydrates are also significant. They are considered as fuel for metabolism and are the major energy providing foods. Carbohydrates provide constant energy to the body for those involved in regular physical activity. It is a must that you include healthy carbohydrates in your diet while discontinuing the consumption of high-sugar foods and refined grains. 14 sources of carbohydrates that need to be a part of your diet Brown Rice Brown rice is loaded w...