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Fridge storage tips

Filling every inch of your fridge can lead to forgotten food, blocked air vents, impeded air flow and reduced energy efficiency

Surviving the heatwave

Avoid dark colours and wear light colours and loose-fitting lightweight clothing. Natural fabrics like cotton and linen are the best choice as they allow the air to circulate and make you feel cooler.

Fitting room mistakes

Though second opinions can be great, they don’t necessarily reflect your own style. Shopping partners might convince you to buy something you’d never wear, or steer you away from a piece you’d love.

Trendy sandals this summer

From an ultra-sporty and multi-strap style to sky-high wedges and art-inspired heels, there's a little something for every side of the style spectrum this summer.

The benefits of friends

Strong friendships come with a number of surprising physical, emotional, and mental-health benefits. Spending time with good friends can boost happiness, reduce stress, avert loneliness, improve self-confidence and self-worth among other things.

Tips for glowing lips

Smoking, sunburn, and cheap lipsticks are just some of the reasons that can make the skin of the lips become darker

Beating post-Ramadan jet lag

Changes in the rhythm of life during Ramadan affect sleep schedules and can have negative effects on physical and cognitive performance. To get back to your normal sleep pattern, gradually adjust the time you go to bed and wake up

Getting back into shape after Eid

Holiday weight gain is a common cause of concern for many people. Yet, by focusing on a few simple strategies, it’s possible to stay on track and still enjoy the festive season

Celebrating Easter

From coloured eggs to chocolates to dates, this Easter will showcase a variety of different foods since we’re also celebrating it during the holy month of Ramadan

Staying stylish in Ramadan

Fashionable traditional outfits like kaftans, kimonos, galabeyas and abayas have become part of the month’s ritual in recent years. As a result, many fashion houses are taking these outfits into account, elevating their sophistication and adding modern touches.

Habits to avoid in Ramadan

Avoid temptation and eat moderately. Consuming excessive amounts of food after a long day of fasting will burden your system and cause indigestion and heartburn

Spiritual preparations for Ramadan

During the month of Ramadan, time is at a premium. So, try to minimise the use of social media like WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and steer clear of video games.

Tips for smarter shopping

One of the best strategies to keep your clothing spending on track while also buying new clothes is to keep your wardrobe full of clothes that match

Clever uses for orange peel

Orange peel smells delicious and can be used to create a fresh, non-toxic DIY cleaner in place of expensive store-bought brands. Or you can make a unique candle that burns for hours

Natural remedies for hair loss

Though many of us experience hair fall on a daily basis due to various factors, post-Covid hair fall symptoms can be quite different and may last up to 4 months

Feng Shui tips for a happier home

Your home’s design can have a significant impact on you overall happiness. A space that makes you feel good reflects positively on other aspects of your life

Hair trends for 2022

Colour that feels natural but with an elevated gloss or natural highlights is trendy this year. Soft black, subtle chocolate brown, or warm ginger will take over as the go-to hair colour trend.

Shopping by the Zodiac

Shopping by Zodiac sign can give you hints to what everyone on your list most adores and wants

Easy seated stretching exercises

Fitness experts say that a couple of breaks each day will develop and maintain a healthy level of flexibility and productivity and allow your entire body to feel comfortable and keep stiffness at bay

Beating Omicron naturally

Spices like cinnamon, turmeric, cloves, pepper, mustard, coriander, cardamom, cumin and black pepper are recommended by experts for boosting immunity

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