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Kriti Shukla writes on art, culture, fashion and lifestyle for Daily Entertainment and Lifestyle supplement, HT City.

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All you need to know about Body Dysmorphia

Experts say a serious dissatisfaction with your body can be a sign of this debilitating mental health condition

Dr Paramjeet Singh, a consultant psychiatrist, PSRI Hospital, Delhi emphasises the importance of self-care strategies to combat the disorder: “Utilise self-help materials to develop coping mechanisms. Engage in activities that boost self-esteem such as celebrating personal success.”
Updated on Jul 16, 2024 04:29 PM IST

Discover your wellness fix at these therapeutic getaways

Amid the rising appeal of healing holidays among Gen Z and millennials, here are some holistic well-being techniques offered across retreats in the country

The India Wellness Tourism Market is set to reach $26.55 billion by 2029, marking a 6% increase from 2024, according to Mordor Intelligence, a consulting company.
Updated on Jul 01, 2024 03:14 PM IST

Glow like your beau: Return of the boyfriend blush

The "boyfriend blush" trend is a nostalgic technique, inspired by the 90s, has captured the attention of beauty enthusiasts for its fresh and natural look.

Boyfriend blush extends lower, spreading from under your cheekbones towards your nose and ears
Updated on Jul 01, 2024 01:30 PM IST

Viral glitter shampoo: Is it safe for your hair?

The new hair trend of glitter shampoo is causing a buzz on social media, but dermatologists warn that most glitter is made of microplastics that can damage hair

Biodegradable glitter is an ecofriendly option, as it is made from materials like plant cellulose. It is a safer option that washes out after some time. However, he cautions that eco-friendly glitter can still irritate the scalp.
Published on Jul 01, 2024 01:04 PM IST

Fathers Day 2024: Meet these rad dads who are redefining parenthood

For Pride Month and Father's Day - here are four gay fathers serving parenthood inspiration

Dads to two three-year-olds bom through IVF, Sougata Basu and Mayank Kalra
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 01:02 AM IST
By, Shweta Sunny

Get that glow with pearl skin trend

Pearl skin is one of the top beauty trends at the moment. Learn how to ace this all natural look that is suitable for all skin types

Pearl skin utilises pigmented highlighters and bronzers to create a reflective glow, drawing light to strategic areas of the face.
Published on Jun 10, 2024 02:58 PM IST

Prateik Babbar recycled his late mother Smita Patil's saree into a suit

Prateik Babbar, at the screening of his late mother Smita Patil's classic film sported a unique suit crafted from recycled Kanjeevaram sarees

Stylist Rahul Vijay used two sarees, a black silk one for the jacket and a pinstriped maroon and black one for wide-legged pants. The red border of the saree even found a new life as trimmings on the sleeves.
Published on Jun 02, 2024 07:41 PM IST

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's gown at Cannes 2024 leaves netizens amused

Cannes 2024: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wore a silver blue gown with big sleeves and fringes by Falguni and Shane Peacock

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes 2024
Updated on May 18, 2024 07:15 PM IST

Get on top, with the cowgirl bob

The cowgirl bob is the new summer hair trend. It's a shorter, cooler version of the classic French bob with textured bangs and a blunt cut, perfect for summer

This term refers to a chin-length blunt bob haircut with wispy bangs, similar to the style worn by cowboys
Updated on May 10, 2024 01:06 PM IST

How young is too young for preventive skincare?

As tweens and teenagers stock up on beauty products thanks to the Sephora Kid trend, we ask experts how young is too young when it comes to skincare

Harsh ingredients like parabens, silicones, and even hyaluronic acid can be too much for young skin. These may be advertised as acne-fighters, but they can make the skin more fragile. Retinoids and other powerful anti-ageing ingredients are a definite no-no for teenagers, says Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj
Published on May 02, 2024 12:44 PM IST

Are artificial sweeteners safe for you?

The calorie-cutting properties of commonly available sugar may set you up for health hazards, as per experts

Artificial sweeteners completely disable the brain's reward system, leading to a constant feeling of hunger even after eating something sweet, says Dr Nivya Vikal
Updated on Apr 26, 2024 03:53 PM IST

5 skin-tastic dermat approved tips to get your glow going in mid-20s

Want radiant and plump skin in your mid-20s? Yes, it’s possible. Here’s what experts suggest

Putting in some extra effort to boost one's collagen is key after 25 as it tends to naturally decrease in the body.
Updated on Apr 09, 2024 06:28 PM IST

Floral sarees to inspire your spring wardrobe

Spring has sprung and Bollywood is blooming with saree looks. Take inspo from these celebs for breezy fabrics to look fresh and floral this season

Bollywood actresses are embracing floral prints, breezy fabrics in their recent saree looks.
Published on Apr 09, 2024 01:21 PM IST

Ace the corset craze inspired by Bollywood divas

The corset is having a moment in Bollywood, and these leading ladies are showing us how to wear them. Here are inspo-worthy corset looks for every occasion

Corset are back and turning heads. Whether it is denim, crop tops, saree or even joggers, the corset are a popular choice among Bollywood divas.
Published on Apr 09, 2024 12:41 PM IST

Riken Yamamoto has been named the winner of the 2024 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Yamamoto’s architectural philosophy is based on community integration and the harmonious coexistence of public and private spaces.

Yamamoto will be formally honored at a ceremony in Chicago, Ill., in the summer of 2024. Public on May 16. Illinois Institute of Technology’s S. Chicago Architecture Center.
Published on Mar 15, 2024 01:02 PM IST

“Women don’t need to be empowered, they embody power” Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

Saraswati came to India as a young backpacker. Little did she know she would spend the rest of her life here, transforming the lives of million.

Reflecting on her decision to relocate to India, Sadhvi attributes her ability to follow her intuition and inner calling to her upbringing in a culture that values individual freedom and self-expression.
Published on Mar 09, 2024 11:07 AM IST

Beauty trends from 1999 that have aged like fine wine

As HT City celebrates its 25th birthday, we look at hair and makeup looks that were all the rage in 1999 and continue to have beauty enthusiasts in their grips.

Singer-actor Jennifer Lopez's iconic bronzed look from the 1999 VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards continues to be admired today. Adding her own twist to it, actor Khushi Kapoor recently wore bronzed makeup with a hint of peach blush.
Published on Mar 08, 2024 02:03 PM IST

Don't just ‘pop’ by—stay

Social media might be making your brain bounce from one thing to another like popcorn kernels. Experts tell us how to cope with the ‘popcorn brain’ phenomenon.

While the phenomenon was first noticed in 2011, it is back in the spotlight and gaining traction on social media like never before, thanks to London-based clinical psychologist Dr. Daniel Glazer’s viral TikTok videos on the topic.
Updated on Apr 09, 2024 01:28 PM IST

Surge in demand for Ram Mandir-themed mehendi designs

Popular designs include majestic temple architecture to symbolic motifs like lotus flowers and Ramayana scenes

Photo: Shutterstock
Published on Jan 22, 2024 10:45 PM IST
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