Dermatographia – woman turns body into ‘skin writing’ canvas

Dermatographia – woman turns body into ‘skin writing’ canvas

What: Nine Maternity Wear has launched the new season collection for to-be mummies. Nine is a stylish brand which encourages you to flaunt your pregnancy with chic and comfort. The Autumn/Winter 2013 collection comprises trendy looks and offers designer maternity wear for every occasion, be it a formal attire for an important meeting to a stylish dress for a night out. The apparel ... Devamını Oku »

In a rare case of creativity, a 33-year-old woman has turned her so called âskin writingâ disease into a high art of magnetism using her own skin as a canvas. Ariana Page Russell, currently based in Brooklyn, New York, is suffering from dermatographia- a skin disorder in which the skin becomes inflamed and raised when scratched or rubbed. Ms Russell uses ... Devamını Oku »

Am I using the right cream for rashes on my face? (Beauty query of the day)

I have rashes on my face for a while now and I use Betnovate N for this. The problem is as long as I use this cream, the rashes appear to be lighter but when I stop using it, the rashes reappear. My skin is sensitive and I donât want to use more chemicals on it. Is there any solution? ... Devamını Oku »

Thereâs a common notion that circumcision is the best way to deal with phimosis or tight foreskin in children but the truth is that in over 80% cases the procedure can be avoided. We talked to Dr Arbinder Singal, a paediatric urologist about phimosis and how to deal with it. Excerpts from the interview: What is phimosis? Â How is it ... Devamını Oku »

It’s Janmastami again and if you want to stick to that diet you are on, here are some healthy sweet options for you. This recipe makes use of fibre-rich doodhi and low-fat milk, instantly satisfying your sweet tooth and keeping you right on track to lose weight. Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 20 mins Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 ... Devamını Oku »

Ever thought you could have low fat rabdi? No, its not got all the unhealthy stuff that other âlow fatâ stuff has, it is healthy and made right at home. Here is a great recipe for low fat apple rabdi. In this recipe the milk is thickened with the apple. The addition of nutmeg and cardamom blends well with the ... Devamını Oku »

Traditional anjeer basundi makes use of dry anjeer, which is high in calories and fat i have used fresh anjeer (figs) to make this recipe low cal. Use of low fat milk and cornflour for thickening instead of high fat cream further cuts down in calories yet retaining its creamy texture and mouth feel. Preparation Time:Â 10 minsCooking Time:Â 15 minsMakes 4 ... Devamını Oku »

Janmashtami or Gokulashtami calls for the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, known for his mischievous behaviour with the gopis in his youthful days. Â And as we all know it, any Indian festivity is incomplete without desserts. No matter how much you have eaten, there is always room for the delicious sweets served at the end of a meal. ... Devamını Oku »

When we think of Janmashtami we think of butter – the food that Lord Krishna loved so much that he wouldnât stop short of stealing it. While the diet and weight loss industry has shunned it into oblivion, making it the most feared food for dieters the world over, our ancestors used to use it abundantly in the form of ... Devamını Oku »

You welcome your little bundle of joy in this world after a wait of nine months. And you wouldnât want to do anything to hamper their health or body. But there are certain traditions in the Indian culture that may not be the best thing for your newborn. One of them is letting a ‘maalishwaali bai’ or maid massage your ... Devamını Oku »