Skin in the game: do we need to take down nudes – or look at them harder?

 Venus Rising from the Sea, circa 1520, by Titian, which will feature in The Renaissance Nude. Photograph: John McKenzie/National Galleries of Scotland Things look different after #MeToo. And not just after #MeToo, but after several years of a surging fourth wave of feminism. There has been fury against patriarchy – with the term itself, after decades of dormancy, surging back into use to explain everything from the rise of Donald Trump to sexual violence in…

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Skinning of tiger hints at rampant poaching

Skinning of tiger hints at rampant poaching

Officials do not rule out a flourishing trend of poaching within Kawal Tiger Reserve Skinning a tiger is as difficult a task as poaching it and finding a buyer for it requires a fair knowledge of the anatomy of the big cat. The skin has to be extracted without causing any damage to it or the nails. An inquiry into the killing of a tiger in Pembi range of Kawal Tiger Reserve has held Gugloth…

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Don’t ignore dry skin, itches or rashes. 7 signs you need to consult a dermatologist

Don’t ignore dry skin, itches or rashes. 7 signs you need to consult a dermatologist

Your skin is the mirror of your internal health. Very often a lot of things are going on in various parts of the body, which reflect on skin but people tend to ignore them. If your battle with acne goes on for long or your skin gets too dry, it’s time to meet a dermatologist, say experts. Nitin S Walia, Senior Consultant, Dermatology, BLK Super Speciality Hospital, and Vandana Punjabi, Consultant Dermatologist, Trichologist and Cosmetologist,…

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Shahnaz Husain shares 4 easy ways to shield your skin from the harsh summer sun

Shahnaz Husain shares 4 easy ways to shield your skin from the harsh summer sun

Your thoughtfully assembled skincare routine for cold days isn’t going to cut it when the temperatures soar and the sun starts to beat you down. Shifts in humidity, cold blasts of air conditioning and brighter, longer days – all play a role in how your skin holds up. Prominent skin-care expert, Shahnaz Husain, has laid down all-natural ways to keep skin healthy – from upping vitamins to doubling down on matte sunscreens. – Swap out…

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Can Nitric Oxide Supplements Really Boost Your Workout?

Can Nitric Oxide Supplements Really Boost Your Workout?

Many health food stores sell nitric oxide supplements, which claim to boost workout performance and enhance endurance Nitric oxide is a naturally occurring gas in the body that helps increase blood flow Nitric oxide supplements contain ingredients that are said to produce more nitric oxide in the body, thereby improving your workout But do they actually work? The research is mixed If you spend a lot of time in supplement stores, you’ve probably come across nitric…

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Oil for your skin type, organic options to soothe your body in summer

Oil for your skin type, organic options to soothe your body in summer

The blazing summer heat requires a change in your skin care routine and products. You can no longer rely on products that have worked their magic during winters. It’s safer to stick to essential oils that suit your skin type, whether it’s dry, oily, or a combination of the two. Supriya Malik, founder, Indulgeo Essentials and Dilip Kundlia, founder, Oshea Herbals, share a few tips to deal with different skin types: Dry Skin: During summers,…

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What are Collagen supplements? And why are people taking them?

What are Collagen supplements? And why are people taking them?

Collagen supplements are the new “it” products in the health and beauty world. They’re meant to help boost Collagen, which we naturally lose as we age. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is in everything from skin, to bones, to organs, to hair and nails. But Ana Escobar-Knight, owner of Ana Belen Skincare, says we lose Collagen naturally as we age. [“source=ndtv”]

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Here’s How You Can Detan Naturally Using Mango Pulp

Here’s How You Can Detan Naturally Using Mango Pulp

Summers are here in full swing and so is the need to binge on summer fruit like mango. Mango is not only delicious but also packs a host of health benefiting properties. It can do wonders for your overall health, provided it’s consumed in moderation. Other than its consumption, mango can be used on the face as well in the form of face packs. Mango pulp when applied onto the skin can treat a host of skin problems, one…

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