Exfoliate your skin with a homemade sugar scrub

We all like to pamper ourselves. What we don’t like though, is spending tonnes of money on products. This is where homemade sugar scrubs come in as wallet saviours. The ‘recipes’ I’m sharing here are of sugar scrubs for lips, hands, and feet. And all it’s going to take is a 5 minute trip to your kitchen, a few ingredients, and glass or plastic jars. Sugar and honey lip scrub Ingredients: Petroleum jelly – 1 tsp Honey – 1 tsp…

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Put your seat belt on kids! – a simple experiment

This blog is for all those mothers who are losing their minds trying to tell their kids how important is for them to stay put in the car and keep their seat belts on with a simple do-at-home experiment. Skye Nicholson was kind enough to edit it for her contribution here.  Nicholson worked as a high school science teacher in Kansas City and Chicago for 10 years. Then she decided to ‘leave her sanity at the door’ and became a stay…

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Home Meets Style at Dolmen Mall Clifton

Home to leading local and international brands, Dolmen Mall Clifton hosted an innovative furniture, home and garden accessories exhibition from 10 – 16 April 2017 in view of the upcoming season of festivities with Ramadan, Eid and weddings. Renowned architects and celebrities visited the weeklong Home Meets Style exhibit to endorse and buy furniture suiting their preference from different brands. Affordable and customized package displays, larger than life creative furniture decorations and prominent brands activities intrigued all onlookers. Being the…

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Heatwave in Karachi: 7 measures that can keep you safe

  It’s mid-April and Karachi is already on fire. Weather wise, I mean. Right now it is 38°C according to BBC. Yesterday it was 41°C. According to the Met department, the heatwave would match that of 2015, which killed hundreds of people.  Pretty scary…but not so much if you take adequate measures. Here’s a list of steps you need to take to protect yourself from the scorching heat. Stay indoors Avoid going out, especially during the day. Do not underestimate…

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How to boost productivity? 6 habits that will make you efficient

Nothing wastes more potential than a lack of productivity. The failure to make the MOST of our time tarnishes our abilities and it doesn’t take long for us to feel demotivated. Being the laziest person alive, I am trying to work really hard to get on top of my work. I’ve started with making a list of habits, easy habits, that I can incorporate into my daily routine and increase productivity. But since I’m also a very generous soul and…

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Logan – a review

Since its release, I’d been begging everyone to go for Logan with me. No one would agree. Damn work! Or maybe I’m just a bad movie buddy, but they won’t tell me that. Finally, after a week or so of pleading, my brother agreed and for the first, second, or a thousandth time, I thanked God for younger brothers. There was the problem of ticket availability though. For some bizarre reason, there were hardly a couple of shows for Logan,…

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Vitamin C Glow Boosting Dermabrasion – fresh skin in Karachi is possible!

Living in Karachi, the dream of smooth and fresh skin is just that: a dream. Every time I saw commercials of ‘beauty products’ that swear they will make you look like you just descended from Heaven, I wanted to smash my TV screen. Liars! All of them! Or so I thought till I stumbled across the Vitamin C Glow Boosting Dermabrasion scrub. I visited The Body Shop outlet to buy some tea tree oil thanks to the sudden break out around the wedding…

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The Woman in White – 8 Mr Fairlie’s quotes true for people who are sick of the world

Some quotes deserve to be framed and hanged on your wall. Literary characters define life so accurately you can’t help but stop reading, stare at the wall in wonder at how someone who doesn’t exist can understand your situation so well. Here are some of Mr Fairlie’s quotes that describe the life of everyone who can no more deal with this world’s BS. When the world just won’t leave you alone It is the grand misfortune of my life that…

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