CHOOSING THE RIGHT PET FOR YOUR HOME

“A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME WITHOUT A PET”Sounds nice, right? But, here is the thing, having a pet entails two things - commitment and responsibility! Are you ready to become a pet parent?Now before you say yes, here are some basic information about the top three pet choices - dogs, cats and aquatic pets. Read, learn and then decide!For Dogs:They are cute and cuddly. A man’s best friend! However, there are a few things you should know about [...]

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Three Ways to Motivate Kids to Return to School after Summer Break

“Do I really have to go back to school?”Have you ever heard kids utter those words?Well, you can’t blame them. After a fantastic summer break, it is hard to return to the same old routine. Homework, exams, projects – the list can go on and on! That’s why parents and teachers must come up with some motivating ‘strategies’.To make things easier, here are some suggestions!For Parents:Return to school ‘get –together’Most kids have a ‘love-hate’ relationship with summer break. They [...]

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Your Contour: Shapewear Garments, the Real Deal!

Your Contour: Shapewear Garments, the Real Deal!Only plus size women use shapewear garments. True or False?Obviously, the answer is false! Today, hourglass figured women also use shapewear. My friend Willow is a great example. She is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and has the ideal weight for her height. She looks like a runway model, but still she uses three different shapewear products to give her the extra ‘boost’. Willow loves the Firm Control Waist Cincher Powernet Shapewear, [...]

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YOUR CONTOUR: Lights … Camera … Shapewear!

Celebrity in Shapewear..Planning to enter the movie or fashion industry soon? Here is a tip for you!Well, before divulging the big secret of the stars, do you know that celebrities and models deal with a certain gadget almost every day of their life? This ‘gadget’ may be work-related, but most of the time it’s not. Some celebrities or models may like the attention it’s giving them, some may not. What is definite is the feedback (positive or negative) they [...]

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Your Contour: Summer Fashion that Rocks!

Not too keen on showing some bulges?That’s okay. Here are some fashion tips to make you look awesome this summer – curves and all!1. Comfort FirstWhen looking for a summer outfit, remember one simple rule – BE COMFORTABLE! Let’s start with the fabric. Avoid using synthetic fabrics like polyester. They will only make you do one thing - sweat! The fabric will cling to your curves big time when you perspire. Uncomfortable? You bet! If you want to stay [...]

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Day-to-Night Hairstyle

Transforming your look from corporate chic to the life of the party has never been easierHeaded from the office to an after-work soiree? Learning how to take your hairstyle from day to night will save you precious time and energy. So find out how to glam up your hair with this professional advice.The Curls Have It The easiest way to change your style from one look to the next is to curl it, says What Not to Wear stylist [...]

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Wash Your Face With … Oil?

The idea of “washing” your face with oil sounds completely contradictory — after all, oil is exactly what you’re trying to remove, right?Wrong. “I’m a big fan of cleansing oils,” says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist and assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Though oils have been used in skin care since the dawn of civilization — the ancient Greeks were said to have bathed in the stuff — Fusco suspects the recent [...]

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Your Contour: Fashion tips for Seasoned Women

WOMEN SHOULD NEVER STOP LOOKING AWESOME!Truth be told, there are women who tend to shy away from fashion after reaching a certain age. Aside from that, they also mention kids, work and weight gain as reasons for avoiding ‘dressing up’.I understand these women because I was once like them. I simply use the most comfortable clothes I have – sweatshirt and denim – every day. Don’t get me wrong, I love fashion, but I don’t wear them.Well, things can [...]

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Shaping a Happily Ever After!

THIRTY YEARS and counting!Today, staying with the same person for more than thirty years is an achievement! So, congratulations to the lovely couple - my best friend Klariz and her hubby Reden. Believe it or not, they still glow like teenagers! Well, I am a great friend so I interrogated them to spill it out! How do they keep their marriage exciting?Top three answers:1. Laugh!According to Klariz, they don’t plan to attend the Oscars to receive an acting award [...]

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PET FASHION 101: Time to ‘PETcessorize’!

Wanted: ModelRequirement: Must be a … Chihuahua!Huh, come again?! Well, if you are dealing with pet fashion that’s what you will need, right?Now, don’t think it is just a pet show! A pet FASHION show is way different from pet shows. Pet shows flaunt the pets while pet fashion shows grandstand the clothes, accessories and hairstyles!In fact, believe it or not, there are people who are so ‘into’ pet fashion shows that they even have a Pet Fashion Week! [...]

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