An Influencer with a Passion

An Influencer with a Passion With over 400k followers on Instagram and her own You Tube channel, 21-year-old Manal Mansoor has always been passionate about beauty and its power to transform. Manal tells HEALTH what it takes to be a successful beauty influencer in this digital age. THE STORY I’ve been posting on Instagram for as long as I canRead more about An Influencer with a Passion[...] Read More

Do you know your K-Beauty from your J-Beauty?

Snail mucin, fermented yeast, and sheet masks—most of us are familiar with Korean beauty (K-beauty.) But slowly edging its way into the beauty world is J-beauty from Japan, whose lesser known products are gaining momentum. HEALTH speaks with renowned K-beauty expert Jude Chao— whose blog ‘Fifty Shades of Snail’ makes her an expert on theRead more about Do you know your K-Beauty from your J-Beauty?[...] Read More

Are You Making these Face Cleansing Mistakes?

Most of us cleanse our faces to get rid of the day’s grime and makeup. But did you know that you may be making some mistakes in the process and doing more harm than good? Read on to learn more. Mistake: Using Makeup Wipes to Cleanse your Face Many wipes are formulated with preservatives andRead more about Are You Making these Face Cleansing Mistakes?[...] Read More

Gul Panag’s Optimal Health Aspirations

Not only is Gul Panag a versatile Bollywood film actress, entrepreneur, and hobby pilot, she also understands the value of optimal health and fitness. Vasujit Kalia meets with Gul to learn more. Personal Fitness “My main goal is to make sure that I do 40 to 45 minutes of sweat time daily. By this, IRead more about Gul Panag’s Optimal Health Aspirations[...] Read More

How Air Travel Changes Your Skin

Even those with the best skin will often find that during a long flight, the skin becomes dull, dry, and lackluster. Here are some of the most common skin ailments during travel and how to treat them effectively. Cracked Lips Being at high altitude can definitely take a toll on your skin and can causeRead more about How Air Travel Changes Your Skin[...] Read More

Why you really need your beauty sleep

We hear so much about how sleep is important for our wellbeing, but it is also important for our appearance. Here’s how getting enough sleep can boost your beauty quotient. Helps with Anti-Aging Chronically missing out on good quality sleep indirectly applies stress to the body. Over time, this can wreak havoc on the skinRead more about Why you really need your beauty sleep[...] Read More

Easy Lifestyle Tweaks to Help Fight Aging

While cutting-edge cosmetic treatments and advanced skin creams can indeed do wonders for our appearance, simple lifestyle tweaks can also help turn back the clock. EXERCISE: Not only do you look and feel better, exercise can actually boost muscle power and endurance. It helps with posture and improved bone density; not to mention the endorphinsRead more about Easy Lifestyle Tweaks to Help Fight Aging[...] Read More

Celebrating Emirati Culture… Meet Her Highness Sheikha Maytha Hasher Al Maktoum

HEALTH Speaks with Her Highness Sheikha Maytha Hasher Al Maktoum, Founder of BeYou Boutique, who brings out the best of Emirati heritage in her own contemporary way. FAMILY ENCOURAGEMENT I launched my first brand Cotton Candy out of my love for flip flops and the beach. My family has always been a driving force, theyRead more about Celebrating Emirati Culture… Meet Her Highness Sheikha Maytha Hasher Al Maktoum[...] Read More

What to look for when buying sunscreen

What to look for when buying sunscreen With the huge variety of sun protection creams available, trying to figure out the best one for your skin type and lifestyle can be confusing. Here’s help… PAY ATTENTION TO THE SPF: With the climatic conditions in the UAE, it is crucial to choose a sunscreen with a minimum of SPF 30. WATER AND SWEATRead more about What to look for when buying sunscreen[...] Read More

Do you know what you are putting on your face?

Stop relying on social media fads and your friends to tell you which skin cream is good for your skin. Instead, check out this list of common skin ingredients to avoid. Mineral oil: A petroleum by-product, this is also comedogenic meaning it clogs the pores. Once applied on the skin, it coats the surface similarRead more about Do you know what you are putting on your face?[...] Read More