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How to do Hair Spa at Home in Just 5 Steps

Treatments using exotic oils and pastes can be a boon for thinning, heated tresses this time of the year What is Hair Spa all about? If you're going in for a hair spa, the therapist would first take a look at what kind of hair you have, its quality, etc. You are then offered suitable remedies and packs. Some spas also have a protein treatment for hair. The idea is to rejuvenate and protect the hair. A serum is mixed with the conditioner onto the hair. I recommend using argan oil, which is very beneficial and can penetrate the hair shaft and restore moisture. After oiling and shampoo, a deep-conditioning mask or pack made with natural ingredients is applied to the hair and massaged well.   5 Steps to do Hair Spa at Home The belief in the therapeutic powers of mineral waters dates back to many centuries. The word 'spa' has its roots in ancient Roman & Greek civilizations which basically stands for a healing bath in mineral-rich spring water. A hair sp

Lose fat and improve strength: 5 core exercises you can easily do anywhere

We have compiled a list of core exercises that can improve your fitness level considerably and also help you shed a few pounds. With New Year’s celebrations just over a month from now on, if you want to sport a flat stomach with washboard abs or just want to get toned, focusing on core exercises might be a good choice. Not only will it help you lose weight, it will also add to your strength, balance, and stamina. The core, composed of the oft-mentioned upper and lower abdominals as well as the side, back, psoas, and glutei muscles, provides a muscular framework that protects internal organs, aids movement, and lends balance and stability to the whole body. We have compiled a list of core exercises for you to try out. Front Planks Rest your body on your elbows and toes, don’t let the hips sag or pike up. The goal should be to not give up for 60 seconds at least. Side Plank Side planks are great for the obliques. Lie on your right side with you

कुछ रोचक तथ्य

कुछ रोचक तथ्य 1. दुनिया में 11 प्रतिशत लोग बाएं हाथ का इस्तेमाल करते हैं। 2. अगस्त में सबसे ज्यादा लोग पैदा होते हैं।    3. खाने का स्वाद उसमें सलाइवा ( लार ) मिलने के बाद ही आता है।   4. औसतन लोग बिस्तर में जाने के 7 मिनिट में सो जाते हैं।   5. भालू के 42 दांत होते हैं।   6. शुतुरमुर्ग की आंख उसके दिमाग से बड़ी होती है।   7. नींबू में स्ट्राबेरी के मुकाबले अधिक शक्कर होती है। 8. आठ प्रतिशत लोगों में एक अतिरिक्त पसली होती है।   9. दुनिया के 85 प्रतिशत पौधे समुद्र के अंदर होते हैं। 10. हवायन अल्फाबेट सिर्फ 13 होते हैं।   11. मिक्की माउस का इटली में नाम टोपोलिनो है।    12. एक केकड़े का खून रंगहीन होता है। ऑक्सीजन मिलने के बाद यह नीला हो जाता है।    13. पक्षियों को निगलने के लिए ग्रेविटी की जरूरत होती है। 14. अंग्रेजी अल्फाबेट का सबसे अधिक इस्तेमाल किया जाने वाला लेटर E है। 15. विश्व की दो सबसे अधिक कॉमन इस्तेमाल होने वाली

5 best hair oils for men in summer

The dreaded summer is here. The harsh sun results in bad hair with excessive dirt and grime. Don’t give up on oiling thinking it’s the hot season. Instead, change your oil arsenal. Here are the top picks... Avocado Oil For: Flaky, brittle, damaged hair Avocado oil is light, smooth and contains many nutrients such vitamins A, B, D, E, iron, amino acids and folic acid, all of which are beneficial for hair growth. It’s a great summer pick for its moisture adding and locking capacities. It acts as a natural SPF and conditions and strengthens the hair. Coconut Oil For: All hair types Coconut oil has been widely used in India. So what works in its favour? It’s a multi-purpose oil, which suits all hair types. It boosts hair growth, helps you get rid of dandruff and dry scalp, provides nutrition and gives a shiny sheen to the hair. If you are looking to condition your hair till the tips, then this can be your best bet. Jojoba Oil For: Dry and

5 exercises for every gym newbie!

When you’re a beginner at the gym, your fellow gym-goers can fool you into thinking that if you’re not sweating it out, you’re not gymming. While many can start hyperventilating right on the first day, others remain confused for at least a week. We got in touch with Jinni Sheikh, a competitive athlete and fitness blogger, who gave us five basic exercises you can begin your gym journey with! How to do these exercises? 1. Squats : Stand with hip distance apart. Extend your hands forward. Now, bend your knees and while going down, remember to keep your hips parallel to the floor. Maintain a straight back while coming up and going down. 2. Lunges : Stand straight with hip distance apart. You can hold weights while doing this exercise. If you do not have weights, you can opt for one litre water bottles to feel the burn. Take your right leg forward and bend your left leg as well. Do not keep your knees on the floor. Repeat the same with your left leg. 3