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Upgrading your steam pot

February 16, 2018 09:12 AM

Steaming, a popular skincare ritual, hardly requires any elaborate effort. All you need is some water in a pot, and a means to heat that. And according to Rajesh Phaiju, spa specialist at Tranquility Spa, there are quite a few herbs that you can add to take its benefits up a notch.

Breakfast surprises

February 9, 2018 12:09 PM

Thinking of ways to make this Valentine’s Day special? We suggest you start the day right and surprise your partner by whipping up some delicious treats. Here, we have a few romantic breakfast ideas to help you with that. After all, breakfast in bed is always a fabulous idea.

Love on the cards

February 9, 2018 12:04 PM

This year brings with it new chances to find your soul mate or, if you have already found them, venture out on exciting escapades. To guide you in your quest for love as well as make you understand how you can better your current relationship, Sweta Rajgarhia flags out her tarot reading predictions.

Things you didn’t know about Valentine's Day

February 9, 2018 11:59 AM

Touted as the most romantic day of the year and, more so, a celebration of love and affection, Valentine’s Day gets everyone talking and planning. But what really do we know about Valentine’s Day despite celebrating it with much aplomb? Here are some facts that you can use to impress your date with this February 14.

Valentine's date cheat sheet

February 9, 2018 11:55 AM

Yes, expect The Week to have your back. We wanted to catch you before you crumbled under the weight of expectations. Because if you are in a relationship, of course, you realize that we have hit February but there’s no need to be stressed out. Relax.

Confession booth

February 9, 2018 11:51 AM

The ancient Greeks called love the madness of the gods. And though love comes with its fair share of ups and downs, we all crave the madness. But how has our experiences with love been in this day and age? Here, some people spill the beans.

Helping kids get a head start

February 9, 2018 08:31 AM

The last six months has seen the efforts of 38 illustrators and 54 contributors from different communities bring out children’s books in their respective languages. The initiative has been funded by Disney Marvel Under Marvel Heroes Act Supporting Education and carried out by Save the Children here in Nepal.

A bowl of goodness

February 2, 2018 08:31 AM

Buddha bowls have taken over the internet by storm. Every food blogger, fitness guru and even Oprah and Martha Stewart are giving out the recipes of their own versions of Buddha bowls.

Making leather last long

February 2, 2018 08:20 AM

Whether they are boots, jackets or bags, when it comes to leather goods they are all investments. We say so because, first of all, there is the fact that they probably cost you a small fortune but, at the same time, you also know that with care they can help you make a style statement for decades to come.

Raising a female pup

February 2, 2018 08:06 AM

Many find raising a female dog to be extremely cumbersome. Often times, most dog lovers prefer to adopt a male dog rather than its female breed. Some even assume that male dogs are more loyal and easier to train. But the reality is the nature of a dog actually depends on its breed and how it has been trained rather than its gender.

Work out at work

February 2, 2018 07:50 AM

Office spaces are set up to require little movement, making it easy to gain weight. But besides increasing weight, desk jobs also increase the strain on your back, wrists, eyes and neck, and can result in a general loss of muscle tone.

Maintaining those curls

February 2, 2018 07:39 AM

When it comes to curly hair, the internet is filled with so many do’s and don’ts that it’s really hard to figure out which tip to follow and which to ignore. While the right method can help you maintain big, bouncy curls and make you look like you have just stepped out of a salon, following a wrong tip will have people thinking that even basic things like shampooing and conditioning are alien concepts to you. To sort that out, beautician Jamuna Gurung guides us on the correct way of taking care of curly hair.

At the turntables

January 26, 2018 12:05 PM

Prajwal JB Rana, instructor at Wave DJ Academy in Sankhamul, Kathmandu, says being a DJ is much more than just knowing how to match beats of one song with another as many think it to be.

India by train

January 26, 2018 11:42 AM

The Indian Railway system is one of the longest and the busiest railway networks in the world with more than 7000 railway stations throughout the country. For most Bollywood fans no India tour will ever be complete without a train journey. It is indeed true that the best way to understand the vast Indian landscape is through its railways.

Good reads

January 26, 2018 11:12 AM

A God in Every Stone, Six Billion Shoppers and In The Skin of a Lion

The trip of a lifetime

January 26, 2018 10:27 AM

Today, travelling has become the norm and travelers are aware and updated about all that the world has to offer. There is so much possibility that it’s exciting to plan a trip but the task is no less daunting too.

Fun with fries

January 26, 2018 09:48 AM

Who doesn’t love fries? It’s almost everybody’s go-to snack when eating out or when you are too tired or lazy to cook an elaborate meal at home. While a plateful of fries with ketchup or mayo feels sinfully good, there are many other easy and simple ways to up your fries game.

Stretching to a better workout

January 26, 2018 09:02 AM

If the prospect of touching your toes fills you with dread, you should know that you are in a bit of a trouble. Stretching may not be the most exciting part of a workout but it is crucial if you want to make the most of your fitness and workout routines. Regardless of whether you are aiming for cardio or strength training, stretching is where you should begin.

The case for contact lenses

January 26, 2018 08:43 AM

Contact lenses seem so much less of a bother when compared to eyeglasses and they also don’t ruin your look like thick, bulky glasses tend to do. And, sometimes, you also want to wear contact lenses to change your eye color too.

Last minute saviors

January 26, 2018 08:26 AM

Admit it, it’s happened to all of you at least once. You packed our travel bag in a hurry and completely forgot to take some essential cosmetic products. Or you knew you just had a few drops of foundation left but still thought it would last one more application till it didn’t and you were left without an important makeup product to get your look right.