Author Archives: Rakesh Sashmal

COVID-19 Sheltering Can Make Things More Difficult for People with Eating Disorders

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Experts say shelter-in-place orders during COVID-19 can make life more difficult for people with eating disorders. They say lockdowns can produce isolation as well as temptations that are close at hand that can disrupt coping strategies. They add that food scarcities can also trigger both overeating and undereating issues. Many… Read more »

12 Genius Colour Tips You’ve Never Heard

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What’s the secret to foolproof hair colour? Our experts share a few beauty industry secrets to help you achieve your most amazing colour ever. 1. ASK YOURSELF AN IMPORTANT QUESTION… Do you want to see noticeable roots in a few weeks? It’s the easiest way to choose between permanent and… Read more »

Screen Time Doesn’t Hurt Kids’ Social Skills, Study Finds

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A new study found that despite the time spent on smartphones, today’s young people are as socially skilled as those of the previous generation. Researchers compared teacher and parent evaluations of kids who entered kindergarten in 1998 (years before Facebook), with children who did so in 2010. Even children within both groups… Read more »

How to perfect your brows at home: Your pre-video call guide

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Perfecting your arches has gone beyond just the tweezing and threading—it has its own dedicated aisle at beauty stores and everything from wax to pomades, pencils and gels to do up your arches are up for sale. On the other hand, daily video calls for work and to catch up with friends… Read more »

Are you applying your skincare products correctly? Read this to check

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While you’ve been going through the ingredient lists of your favourite skincare products, how to apply them to your face is just as important as what they’re made of. Are you still rubbing your eye cream into your skin or stippling moisturiser all-over? It could be doing more harm than good. We… Read more »

Risk of Death from COVID-19 Four Times Greater for Those with Diabetes

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New research delves into the impact that diabetes and poorly managed hyperglycemia may have in people hospitalized for COVID-19. The findings suggest a stark higher risk of death: The in-hospital death rate and longer length of hospital stay were more than four times higher for people with these conditions, according to a press release…. Read more »