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Standards of Beauty

Standards of Beauty

Standards of Beauty

“Oh, don’t you worry little girl, I have just the perfect remedy for that horrible acne on your face”.

“Beta, use ubtan with milk and honey daily to lighten that rather… dark complexion of yours.”

“No offense, but you should start dieting because with that weight of yours, no one will want to marry you.”

    Now, why do these statements sound strangely familiar? They are certainly not euphonious in nature, then why are they so commonly directed at us females?

    The society has created this very stereotypical, unreasonable image of how a woman is supposed to look like. According to their narrow mind-sets, a slim fair-skinned girl cladded in pink overalls and traditional shalwar kameez is the “real” girl, and this is how every girl is supposed to look like. We don’t see science proving that fair skin is healthy or being slim is attractive (not that it is not, but what I mean to say is that neither being curvaceous is unattractive) then why is it ingrained into our minds from the start that being dark is equivalent to being ugly?

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Beauty, Lifestyle

Pampering Session at Rejuve

 

Pampering Session at Rejuve

Pampering Session at Rejuve

Pampering Session at Rejuve

Self-love is the first and most basic kind of love that an individual needs to wisdom-ize themselves of. Loving yourself, taking care of yourself-from your head to your heels tends to be super vital. But this vitality falls in the place of a second fiddle when you have three chirpy kids at home that you need to run after, 24/7. This is when self-love takes the backseat.

After ages of getting no time to pamper myself, I finally gave the whole idea a shot by paying a visit to AliyaFarooq’scommendable creation- the ultimate self-care location, ‘Rejuve’.

My day at Rejuve started with their signature QUICK manicure. The entire session was indeed quick and left my hands like that of a baby, only-prettier, by the end. The next thing on the schedule was a skin consultation session by the maestro herself, AliyaFarooq.

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Lifestyle

CRICKET REBORN

CRICKET REBORN

CRICKET REBORN

What’s better than sitting at your home in an air conditioned room, staring at your flat screen as the cricket-spirit rushes through your veins?

What’s better is experiencing the entire gripping, galvanizing, adrenaline pumping series of events first hand. And this is exactly what went down on the 3rd of April’2018, when my 6 y/o son and I went to the National Stadium Karachi, to serve as the audience of the last match of the Pak vs. WI series, for the first time.

The series marked a major return of cricket to Pakistan- which was not just important for the country’s global image, but, it was vital for the cricket-breathing souls that reside in Pakistan. Political conflicts aside, we need to give this one to Sir Najam Sethi and his PCB management, as neither this, nor the PSL tournaments would have been possible without all the hard work that they put into bringing cricket back to the Pakistani soil.

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Beauty, Lifestyle

5 Common Causes of Dark Circles

5 Common Causes of Dark Circles and How You Can Treat Them

5 Common Causes of Dark Circles

5 Common Causes of Dark Circles

Words by Dr. Luis M. Ayala – Board Certified Plastic Surgeon at Dubai Cosmetic Surgery Clinic

Dark eye circles are more common than you might think in both men and women. They have a tendency to make one appear overly tired, older, and not to mention the pigmentation of the skin beneath, which makes most women end up hiding with concealers.

Although a number of people who have the dark eye circles blame it on the weather, or simply ‘I don’t know how they came about’, there are things that cause or contribute vastly to the appearance of the dark circles. Knowing what is causing your dark circles is very important because then when it comes to treating them, the doctor or dermatologist will know what to do to get the best possible results.

 

 

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Food, Lifestyle, Parenting

MASTERCLASS KITCHEN STUDIO

MASTERCLASS KITCHEN STUDIO

MASTERCLASS KITCHEN STUDIO

MASTERCLASS KITCHEN STUDIO

The way to the heart goes through the stomach (taste buds too, im sure).
There’s nothing more pleasant to ears when your husband tells you “I really like the taste of your food more than anyone’s” happy tears.
If you wish to learn and be complimented by your partner and the loved ones around you, then you must give The MasterChef classes a go. You get to pick a cuisine of your choice, and the one-on-one attention you get with fully occupied stations is a wow for the fee they charge. Very nominal.
If you succeed in convincing your partner, you can attend couple classes too. Breaking stereotypes, aint it?

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