Sunday, 28 July 2013

Natural Beauty 11 Tips for Girls

Wake Up Call

Make paste of honey and ginger and apply this paste on face every morning before brushing teeth. This will prevent wrinkles to a greater extent.

Rich Olive

Massage is very useful as it increases blood circulation and result in tightening of skin. Use olive oil to massage your skin daily. Remember to massage in anticlockwise

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Makeup Tips For Indian Women

If you are having a difficult time deciding on which colors to try, pick a celebrity or a public figure that looks similar to you in skin, eye, and hair color. Then every time you see her in a magazine, pay attention to the color she is wearing. Even tearing pictures out of a magazine, or printing colored pictures from the internet. More than likely, those colors are good for you as well.

One stronger piece of advice about Indian makeup color: The colors you like generally are good for your skin tone. Follow your instinct, and don’t settle for someone else “telling” you what to wear.

Monday, 15 July 2013

Glowing skin this Eid

Ramadan can be one tough month but to mark its end Muslims have Eid, a wonderful tradition of religious celebration. Even in Ramadan sociable Ramadan events like iftaars and sehris are at a peak. Nobody wants to turn up at a Ramadan event looking starved. In Ramadan looking our best till Eid seems impossible.

Everyone knows a zillion beauty tips but in Ramadan it is so difficult to bother with all the preparation. Here is one easy way of keeping your glowing skin intact in Ramadan and for Eid.  Glowing skin is something that makes one stand out always, and glowing skin is what we need in Ramadan and for Eid.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Friday, 12 July 2013

Rosemary chicken skewers recipe

Try this cholesterol free Rosemary chicken skewers recipe with no extra calories but lot of mouthwatering flavors.


  • 8 rosemary stems
  • 500g chicken breast fillets, cut into 1.5cm cubes
  • 1 medium red capsicum, halved, seeded, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 1 medium green capsicum, halved, seeded, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomato pesto
  • 4 cups rocket leaves, to serve
  • lemon wedges, to serve


Step 1 Thread chicken and capsicums onto rosemary stems, using stems as a skewer.
Step 2 Preheat a barbecue or chargrill to medium. Spray skewers with oil, season with ground black pepper and brush with pesto. Grill skewers, turning occasionally, for 7–8 minutes, until cooked through. Transfer skewers to a plate. Cover with foil and set aside for 5 minutes to rest.
Step 3 Serve skewers with rocket and lemon wedges.

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Get Sexy Shoulders With Simple Workout Routines

It is a dream of every woman to get sexy and toned shoulders. Though, fulfilling this dream is not easy, but with proper shoulder workout women, you can surely achieve those desirable cuts. There are many workout routines and shoulder workout women that can bring quick improvements in your physique. Before beginning with any of the workout routines it is important to know the correct postures for every shoulder workout women. Shoulder workout women are not only essential for perfect appearance, but these workout routines will also prevent you from poor muscle tone which can lead to poor posture and back problems. With right workout routines and correct shoulder workout women, you can target your upper body physique to make it impressive very quickly.
There are many shoulder workout women which can tone your shoulders without making them large. With these wonderful workout routines you can get those sculpted arms and shoulders that you have always wanted. Following are some of the amazing shoulder workout women and easy workout routines that can bring difference in your appearance within short time.


This is one of the best shoulder workout routines which women can easily do. This shoulder workout women is equally beneficial for your back. These workout routines can be done by balancing your knees and progress to performing them by balancing on your toes.


Though, pull-ups workout routines target the back, but it is also one of the effective shoulder workout routines. These shoulder workout women can be done with the assistance of pull-up machine.

Lateral Raises

These workout routines can be done by using dumbbells. To perform these shoulder workout women, you can take a dumbbell in each hand. You can start these workout routines by standing with legs shoulder width apart and your arms relaxed down by your sides. These shoulder workout women can be performed by raising your arms straight out to the sides and return slowly back down by your sides.

Dumbbell Front Raise

These shoulder workout women are also performed with the help of dumbbells. To begin with these workout routines take a dumbbell in each hand and start by standing up straight, and feet approx shoulder width apart, with your arms down by your sides. To perform these shoulder workout women, raise your arms directly out in front of you, keeping them straight and raising them no higher than your shoulders.

Monday, 8 July 2013

Triceps – The Sex Appeal of Women

To have attractive arms and to lose all the flabby and sagging arms, it is necessary for women to include some triceps exercises in their workout routine. We often tend to ignore the backs of the upper arm while exercising, a muscle that is extremely important to appear beautiful and sexy. If not catered to, the flaccid loose arms can give a horrid look to your otherwise cared-for body.

The triceps are a problem spot for many women and more often than naught, the one muscle that they fail to work on is this muscle. Toning and strengthening their triceps is as important for women in their workout as any other muscle or part of the body, as working out on triceps can either make your arms look ravishing or make them appear ghastly.

Some celebrity figures in our life that have arms to show off are Cameron Diaz, Jessica Biel and Demi Moore. What all these women have in common are beautiful triceps, which make their arms appear very sensual.

Push-ups are the best workout that a woman can do to build triceps. You don’t need to head to a gym for this either, pushups can be done anywhere and anytime. Along with pushups, another great workout exercise for triceps for women is to use dumbbells. One arm or both the arms can be used at a time it entirely depends on your own feasibility which way you want to go with your workout. Hanging dips are also an excellent workout for triceps, and are easily available in gyms. if not the gym, the local park is bound to have a monkey bar that you can use for that purpose.

All in all, triceps workout can give you the required and desired sex appeal that you crave for. And once you have the right triceps, wearing any summer top that you want would not be an issue at all; because you would have been devoid of all the flab that you had once. Therefore, all it takes for you to gain triceps is a bit of workout that will prove effective in the long run. So gear up and go, for one can do without sagging arms.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Zesty Chargrilled Salmon and Veg

Salmon and veg cooked over chargrilled pan tastes more delicious. Try this Zesty chargrilled salmon and veg recipe to enjoy the taste.


  • 500g (about 4 large) potatoes
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 4 x 150g salmon fillets, skin off
  • lemon wedges, to serve
  • large green salad, to serve


Step 1 Preheat a barbecue or chargrill pan to high. Prick potatoes with a fork and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Set aside to cool before cutting into 1cm slices.
Step 2 Spray potatoes, asparagus and tomatoes with oil and place on barbecue or chargrill pan. Grill potatoes for 3–4 minutes each side, or until lightly charred, and grill asparagus and tomatoes for 4 minutes, until asparagus is tender-crisp and tomatoes are slightly wilted. Remove from heat and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
b Combine oregano and zest; sprinkle over salmon. Grill salmon for 2–3 minutes each side (for medium). Serve with grilled vegies, lemon wedges and salad.

Friday, 5 July 2013

Steak and caramelised Onion Sandwiches with Mustard Cream

Try this fingers licking delicious Steak sandwich which is served with caramelised onion and mustard cream to make a great deal.


  • cooking oil spray
  • 2 medium brown onions, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra light sour cream (we used Weight Watchers)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 500g ‘minute’ steaks, trimmed
  • 8 slices multigrain sourdough
  • 2 cups lettuce leaves
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup canned beetroot slices, drained


Step 1 Spray a large frying pan with oil. Add onion and cook for 10–15 minutes over low heat, until very soft. Add 1 tablespoon water occasionally to prevent sticking. Stir in sugar and vinegar. Remove from heat and keep warm.
Step 2 Beat together sour cream and Dijon mustard in a small bowl. Set aside.
Step 3 Spray steaks with oil and season with ground black pepper. Cook over high heat for 1 minute each side, or until browned and just cooked. Remove from heat and rest for 2 minutes.
Step 4 Meanwhile, toast bread and place 4 pieces on plates. Top with lettuce, tomato, beetroot, caramelised onions and steaks. Spoon over mustard cream and top with remaining toast.

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Women’s Healthy Diet Plan

When it comes to diet, women should be careful in selecting the food menu. The countless women’s healthy diet plans shown on television are not for everyone. You have to keep few questions in mind before you are following the women’s healthy diet plan.

Women’s fitness is a serious issue and to figure out that which diet is right for you, you have to ask yourself: Does it match the style in which I eat? Women’s health guide suggest that dinner and lunch are not enough, in case of traveling take home cooked meals like sand witches.

Women’s healthy diet plan suggest that you should also see if you exercise this much? Women fitness regime emphasise that some diets mix in a lot of physical activity, while others keep it simple to aerobics. If you’re the kind of person who can’t stand exercise, or isn’t very active, following a diet that requires 5-6 visits a week gym is not going to help you out.

Women’s health also states that you should see if you are going to follow women’s healthy diet plan. When people start a diet, they have a goal in mind to lose X amount of pounds and would go on for six months and as soon as they go off the diet, they will quickly regain those lost pounds.

To keep the weight off permanently, you need a weight loss plan that you can follow every single day for the rest of your life starting with a question: are the foods practical?

First of all for women’s health sake, don’t pick a diet that excludes your favourite food groups or is simply not something you like. While eating fresh fruits and vegetables all day can be rewarding to your health, fresh fruits tend to be much more expensive than other types of diet food.

Also women’s healthy diet plan questions the seriousness of your commitments towards fitness and health regime. The fact is, we don’t like to be chained down by a certain food plan, we, need some flexibility also.

For women’s health sake, take your goals into consideration, your lifestyle, and your ability to follow a diet and you’ll be sure to select one that is right for you.

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Woman and Man, made for each other

Have you ever thought that why God has made only two creations in the form of humans, a man and a woman? Furthermore, why he made them in pairs?
The perfect answer I’ve observed is “to maintain the balance”. In order to have a sense of stability and a feel of equality, not only human beings but every living organism is present in the form of pairs; a male & a female.

Different school of thoughts have their own different point of views, logics etc, to describe the reason of being in pair. For example, biologists say that it’s simply because of the need of reproduction, biologically grown-up individuals (both animal & Human) attract towards each other just to reproduce. This is the purpose of being living, according to most of them. In sociologist’s point of view, man (human being) is a social animal; so we need others to live comfortably, with the support of one another. In every aspect of live, rich or poor, old or young, man or women, we all just need one another, in many ways; emotionally, psychologically, religiously, financially, socially etc. Particularly, to maintain a family system, which is the basic unit of one’s society, man and woman “need” each other.

Psychologists reveal that with the aim of living happy, healthy and a well-balanced life, it’s necessary to have a loving & sincere life partner. One can perform the duties at work place better, when he/she feels better in every way, having internal happiness and satisfaction. One can have soft-hearted nature and can be generous to all, only when he/she knows the value of emotions & feelings. One can be active or full of life, only when he/she is having some sold purpose to live. This all can only be happen to one, having a caring, loving & sincere life partner. Actually, the presence of such a spouse in your life can fulfill your life with happiness, it gives you courage to tackle every difficulty, and it boosts your confidence to face the whole world.

However, religious school of thought supports all these logics, and considers them rightly. Now, let’s analyze the above mentioned logics by different experts of their related fields. First let’s talk about the biological point of view. No doubt, mature individuals feel the need to reproduce but in this regard, there is a big big difference between animals and humans. On the contrary to animals, humans feel this attraction through the beautiful process, which we call “LOVE”. Yes, man and woman when started feeling like this for someone special, it indicates that he or she will that one; and they make pair.

Similarly, through social context, when suddenly or with the passage of time, one meet with the other one and started knowing him/her, they come to know about their family background, education, occupation, living and life style etc. Then if one finds the other, “just perfect” to live with, they make pair; as to harmonize the living standards, one always wants an understanding life partner.

Now here comes the mind readers, the psychologists; they talk about sentiments. Feelings, emotions, nature, habits, etc all means a lot to them. They reveal the hidden secret of happiness to us, the presence of love ones around us, specially the presence of someone utmost special. So according to them, it’s too necessary to choose your life partner on the basis of trust, sincerity, respect and other such valuable parameters. Only then, you can keep yourself psychologically satisfy and can perform all your tasks in a better way.

The last but the most important is to obey the religious point of view, which teaches us the lesson of synchronization. The harmony & balance in the family system, which can only be possible if man and women treat one another equally, and give the respect one deserve. Every religion recommends a beautiful relationship status of marriage, to unite the twolove birds in a one strong bond for forever.

So, beyond all the differences, physical, financial, mental, emotional and spiritual, treat your partner equally and don’t even think that these differences are the problems; you have to face. Mark them only as diversities in personalities and don’t let them enter in your life to disturb. Two love birds might have some contradictions between them but they must have many similarities for sure, if they are made for each other.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Taylor Swift: The American Beauty

Curly blonde hair, cowboy boots, glittery guitars, long gowns and princess dresses can make you think about few female American singers but if we talk about grabbing loads of awards just at the age of 20 than there is no confusion about the name that pops up in anyone’s mind and that is ‘T-swizzle’… THE ULTIMATE TAYLOR SWIFT!

Taylor swift is a multi-Grammy Award winning American, in 2010 and at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Not only this, but in 2011, Swift was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year. Additionally Swift has been named the American Music Awards Artist of the Year, as well as the Entertainer of the Year for both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music, among many other accolades. As of this writing, she is also the top-selling digital artist in music history.

Born on 13 December 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, Swift spent most of her childhood on an 11 acre Christmas tree farm. Her family moved to Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, when she was age 9. When she was 12, she wrote her first song ‘Lucky You’. At that time, no one knew that the song would actually get lucky for Swift. Because it was then, when she realized her passion about music. Swift’s family moved to Nashville when she was age 14 and once she was in Nashville, Swift secured an artist development deal with RCA Records.

Swift left RCA Records when she was age 15 because she was ready to release an album using her own material, while RCA wanted her to record the work of other songwriters and wait until she turned 18 to release an album. At an industry showcase at Nashville’s The Bluebird Café in 2005, Swift caught the attention of Scott Borchetta, a Dreamworks Records executive, who was in the process of forming independent label Big Machine Records. Swift was one of Big Machine’s first signings.

‘People haven’t always been there for me, but music always has‘, is one of the personal quote of Swifty which shows that music is her passion. Her thoughts have always been very different from the teenage school going girls. Taylor thinks that there’s more to life than dating the boy on the football team.

Taylor has a very different feel in her songs. She mostly talks about her life and exes in her songs and there is a whole story telling in her songs.

Awards and Achievement For Taylor Swift, The American Beauty:

  • Six-time GRAMMY winner, and the youngest winner in history of the music industry’s highest honor, the Grammy Award for Album of the Year (for Fearless, released in 2008).
  • Her 2010 album, Speak Now, was lauded on Rolling Stone’s prestigious The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time (by women) list, and Time magazine has named Taylor one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
  • Billboard’s Woman of the Year
  • The reigning American Music Awards Artist of the Year
  • Both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music’s current Entertainer of the Year.
  • Most awarded star in the history of the Teen Choice Awards, taking home honors for both music and movies.
  • Career record sales in excess of 22 million albums and 50 million song downloads.
  • Each of her three studio albums has sold in excess of 5 million copies worldwide, and her most recent album, Speak Now, is one of only 17 albums in the entire history of music to sell more than 1 million copies in a single week.
  • She has had singles top both the country and pop radio charts around the globe, is one of the top 5-selling digital music artists worldwide, and is the top-selling digital artist in country music history.
  • Taylor holds the Billboard records for the Most Top 10 Debuts in the History of the Hot 100 Chart, the Most Charting Songs from One Album in a Single Week, and the Longest Charting Album on the Top 200 Chart. Speak Now is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Fastest Selling Digital Album by a Female Artist.
These are just the highlights of her achievements. There is a lot more than this!!
Taylor Swift will release her fourth studio album, Red, on October 22nd, 2012. So all the fans of Taylor Swift, Be ready to Grab RED in October!

Monday, 1 July 2013

Keep your eyes alive: Banish bags and blitz dark circles with our beauty advice and beauty tips

Use our beauty style guide for eliminating under eye problems. Our beauty tips and beauty products will help you in your quest for trouble free peepers!

When it comes to beauty advice, there are several avenues to explore. So for now, we will focus on just one. They say our eyes are the windows to our souls. So it’s a good idea to use the best beauty tips to make sure your peepers are looking at their best. Here we have a beauty style guide for your eyes, including some great beauty products to fix those dark circles and puffiness around the eyes. Follow these beauty tips and see the change.

Dark Circles
Some dark eye circles are hereditary, in which case it’s harder to shift them. Our beauty advice: Treat them with a beauty product aimed at bluish circles. Try Good Skin Instant Lightening Cream.

Yellow or brown coloured circles are caused by melanin build up. Our beauty advice is to use an eye cream with added SPF. A good beauty product to try is Liz Earle Daily Eye Repair SPF10.

Beauty advice for when you want to try and hide those dark circles in the day is to use a cream with light diffusing particles. Try this beauty product: Olay Total Effects Eye Transforming Cream.

For some non cream based beauty style advice, we suggest you drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. Another beauty tip, which I learnt on my travels to Asia, is to apply potato slices on your dark circles for 15 minutes daily.

De Puff Those Bags
Lack of sleep is usually the main cause for excess baggage under the eyes! Our beauty style advice is to try exercising or sleeping with one less pillow at night!

A beauty product raved about being a fantastic replacement to surgery is Skin Doctors Eyetuck, claiming to reduce puffiness in 95% of users who have tried it. What better beauty tip could one need?

A newer beauty product I am a fan of is Garnier’s Eye Roll-On, which contains caffeine to boost circulation.

Beauty tip alternatives include heading to a sauna, where the steam will reduce the puffiness instantly. Or another beauty tip is to hold some ice to the area surrounding the eye.