The Journey of Becoming the Voice of the Nepalese Community

A popular figure among the Nepalese community in Hong Kong, Ms. Rita Gurung has dedicated her life to understand the issues that plague the people, voice their opinions as their representative, and bridge the existing gap in society. After decades of rendering services to the community, her zeal remains unwavering when one asks her about […]Read More

What is all the rage about alpha-arbutin?

It is no surprise that finding the right skincare product for a specific skin concern is overwhelming and frustrating. The global skin care and cosmetic industry are raging with a countless number of brands, products, and promises. With a plethora of options, it is difficult to come down to ‘the one right’ product. Talking about skin […]Read More

Navratri: Its history and significance

Did you know that as per Hindu mythology and tradition, Navratri occurs five times in a year? These are Chaitra Navratri, Ashadha Navratri, Sharad Navratri, Pausha Navratri, and Magha Navratri. However, only Chaitra Navratri and Sharad Navratri are celebrated on a large scale. Chaitra Navratri falls during the Chaitra month (March-April) as per the Hindu […]Read More

All you need to know about Ramadan

Just how Diwali is for Hindus and Christmas is for Christians, Ramadan is a sacred time for Muslims. Ramadan is derived from the Arabic word “ramiḍa or ar-ramaḍ”, meaning intense or scorching heat, as the auspicious festival usually occurs during summers. Ramadan, also known as Ramzan, is a holy month of praying and fasting for […]Read More

Role of Korean Beauty in shaping today’s skin care industry

Majority of us, knowingly or unknowingly use at least one K-beauty product in our skin care regime. These products and high-tech formulations might have reached our doors now, but have been in the industry for ages, even before skin care was conceptualised. From kohl to eyeliners, lard to moisturisers, scrubs to chemical exfoliants, the Korean […]Read More

Gujiya – traditional Indian dessert for Holi

If I show you my Holi pictures from childhood, you would not see me covered in colours, but with a Gujiya in my mouth! I can assure you, the never-ending love for sweets is intact, and you would witness the same in the blog ahead. For me, Holi is just an excuse to hover on […]Read More

Healthier lifestyle: a need of the hour

Fitness plays an important role in our lives. Especially when you find yourself in the middle of a pandemic, mental and physical well-being become a priority. Sharing her insights and emphasising the need for getting fit is Ms. Pooja Laungani – Hong Kong’s first cancer specialist trainer. As a fitness guru for the last three […]Read More

Here’s why SPF is your BFF

Summers and sunscreen go hand in hand. Most of us can relate to slathering sunscreen under the scorching heat as covering the exposed parts of the body is the need of the hour. But is it equally important during other seasons? Or indoors? If yes, why?  What is sunscreen?Imagine it as a shield that protects […]Read More