Beauty

Egyptian Mummies had Braces: It is Relevant Even now – I

Reading Time: 5 minutesOur Fashionista Shameena tells us about the history, importance and the type of dental braces, in the first part of her four-part research article. She traces the antiquity of the braces to the ancient Egyptian culture, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” This sentiment could […]

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Dental Implants: Restoring Teeth, Brightening up Smiles – III

Reading Time: 6 minutesBy replacing missing tooth roots, dental implants provide people with the strength and stability required to eat all the foods they love, without struggling to chew. Additionally, they help to stimulate and maintain jawbone, preventing bone loss and helping to support facial features, says Shameena, in the third and final part of her three-part research […]

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Dental Bonding, Teeth Whitening and other Cosmetic Dentistry – II

Reading Time: 10 minutesShameena tells us ways to improve our smiles. In the second part of the three-part story, she tells us about dental bonding, teeth whitening and bleaching, along with its advantages and disadvantages, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Last week, we learned about dental veneers. Let’s now understand what dental bonding is. The […]

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Beautiful Smile and its Management: How Dental Veneers Help? – I

Reading Time: 7 minutesA beautiful smile makes a great first impression. It is one of the key reasons people are perceived as attractive, successful or youthful. Misaligned, badly shaped, gapped, crooked or discoloured teeth, on the other hand, may not only look unattractive and unhealthy but literally drag the face down. A flawed smile can also be one of […]

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Gori Bahu: An Indian Obsession for Fair-skinned Brides

Reading Time: 2 minutesFair skinned brides are an archetype of the Indian society. Everyone wants a Gori Bahu (fair daughter-in-law). From trophy wives to the beauty industry, fairness creams and soaps dominate with a large market share. Nikita analyses why this obsession with light coloured skin in our country, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. India […]

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Aromatic Mint Water and Lemon Water has Healing Properties – IV

Reading Time: 3 minutesAromatic mint water and lemon water acts like a panacea. Anumita, our Managing Editor, talks about the magical qualities of this two miracle water, in the fourth part of the five-part serial on Miracle waters. These inexpensive home remedies are time-tested. Find out more, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. In continuation with the […]

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Miracle Waters: Magical Rose Water and Rice Water – III

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita, our Managing Editor, talks of the magical qualities of Rose water and Rice water, in the third part of the five-part serial on Miracle waters. These inexpensive home remedies are time-tested. Find out more, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Continuing with the Miracle waters, today, let’s find out the many benefits […]

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Miracle Water: The Benefits of Ginger Water and Cucumber Water – II

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn the second part of the five-part article on miracle water, Anumita tells us of the medicinal and beauty enhancements uses of easy to prepare home remedies, ginger water, and cucumber water, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. We all know and value the importance of water in our lives. Other than consuming […]

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