D.I.Y hair and skin care with Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an alternative medicine for Indians, rooted with herbs and natural ingredients that are known to cure many diseases. They are also complementary traditional medicines. Not only that, but they also help you to achieve natural glowy skin and healthy hair. FACE: Need a face wash that cleans impurities and clears pimples. Use the blend of…

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Internalized Racism Amongst Desis

The most painful racial backlashes I have witnessed weren’t from white people, they were from other Desis. Desis who believed that someone’s worth was determined by the fairness of their skin, and Desis who somehow came to the conclusion that the word ‘Indian’ was synonymous with ‘loser’. Internalized racism is a big component in the…

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HOW TO GO ABOUT GETTING YOUR FIRST TATTOO

In out current society, tattoos are becoming more common and accepted. Many people, from a myriad of cultural and social backgrounds, are choosing to get body art of various shapes and sizes. On top of that, the wide range of styles and techniques available mean that the possibilities of what you can get are endless!…

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Listen to yourself, not what others say..

Todays’ society is full of unrealistic expectations. It gives us an idea of how a perfect girl  or man should be, how they should dress, eat, walk and do and overall be like. It escalates the idea of a perfect human in the minds of younger generation and they follow the monotonous path which is…

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The Winter Reading List

Top 5 Books to Beat the Winter Brain Freeze 1. The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri  This collection of short stories explores nine unrelated lives as a detailed analysis of the human psyche. Lahiri’s simplistic, yet elegant, writing style creates emotions that could only be felt by experience.            …

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Hybridity – What does This Mean to You?

  The purpose of this article is to break-down the notion of ‘hybridity’ and in turn highlight the pertinency of this word in YOUR day to day life. Imagine this… Our parents have come far and wide from a native land with morals and ethics that function best within that specific country and into a completely new diaspora where…

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