Style & Health

While it is easier than ever to recycle, many Americans have lost the habit of doing so.According to PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, the recycling rates for materials like aluminum and common plastics have been falling in the United States. As she recently wrote in an op-ed in Forbes, the...
By Anvita Reddy Former Miss America Nina Davuluri and Rooshy Roy have delved into the Indian culture of beauty, science, and Ayurvedic healing for their new beauty and skincare brand Aavrani.What started out as a startup pitch and a finalist in the Penn Wharton Startup Showcase 2018 became a reality...
In a decisive victory for activists, India has ended its 12 percent tax on pads and tampons.The tax, which was implemented last July, treated menstrual hygiene products as luxury items. Women’s rights groups immediately dubbed the measure “Lahu ka Lagaan” in Hindi, which translates to “blood tax” in English....
On Wednesday, July 4 actress and reality show judge, Sonali Bendre Behl revealed on social media that she is battling cancer. The 43-year-old Bollywood star reports that she has a high-grade cancer that has, unfortunately, metastasized.She was feeling unwell for some time and after numerous tests, she was diagnosed...
Although it's not #TBT, we thought this story was definitely worth revisiting this Independence Day!For immigrants, gaining American citizenship is a monumental day and to make it memorable, one Sri Lankan woman added a special desi touch. After 11 years of living in Bethesda, Maryland, Randani Desoysa was thrilled to finally...
If you search #LiveTinted on Instagram, you will come across images of diverse, stunning women championing their beauty, success, and personal identity. This popular hashtag stems from Tinted, an online platform founded by Indian-American beauty expert and overall inspiration Deepica Mutyala.Her YouTube channel, which started out as beauty tutorials...
Shilpa Shetty Kundra is always moving with the times. Currently, Bollywood's dhumka queen is conquering the new generation with her own YouTube channel.Unlike many of her peers from the 90s, Shetty-Kundra stays relevant by remaining active on social media and through her YouTube channel. Every Tuesday she drops a #ShilpaKaMantra post...
Surgeon, researcher and bestselling author Atul Gawande will soon be adding the title CEO to his resume.On Wednesday, Gawande was tapped as the chief executive officer of the company, which is a joint venture by corporate giants Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase. The company is so new that...
It's been four years since June 21 was pegged International Yoga Day by the United Nations. Obviously, yoga has been practiced across the world for ages now, but it has certainly undergone a revolution in the United States over the last few decades. One of the earliest infusions in...
Priyanka Chopra may have been Ms. World, but even she needs the assistance of her expert stylists to look as bangin' as she does all the time. The Bollywood and Hollywood actress, producer, and singer opened up her little black book of fashion secrets to share with her fans. Through...