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Wellness

Why you don’t need this skin care product for your face

Remember the mantra for healthy skin,“Cleanse, tone, moisturize?” Well, it has changed. Cleanse? Yes. Moisturize? Definitely. Toner? No. Aestheticians, dermatologists and skin care experts are now endorsing serums as the new vital product in your 3-step skincare regimen. Toners are now defunct, or redundant. Nairobi-based Aesthetician Lily Potgieter advises, “You don’t need a toner after washing your face. They used to say toners were meant to remove any leftover dirt that your  ...

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Lambasahani : DIY Pasta with Guinness Beef Sauce

I never knew how easy it is to make pasta from scratch. When I found out a couple of years ago I was ecstatic. Now I’m very much the D.I.Y kind of girl and the idea that I could make my own pasta? HELLO count me in! So first, do you need any special equipment? Apart from the complex machines attached to your shoulders-NO! (Unless you must absolutely be fancy you can use a pasta roller but it’s not a necessity.) Additionally, there is a rustic quality in hand rolled pasta that makes it  ...

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Golden Milk – A tasty beverage for glowing health

One of the nightcaps I have fallen in love with is the popular Indian drink ‘golden milk.’ A subcontinent with over 500 million gods, perhaps the inventor derived her inspiration from the sacred cow. When you combine creamy milk with what they call ‘the spice of life,’ the result is phenomenal. No wonder Indians have been drinking it for thousands of years. Here is why golden milk may be one of Asia’s best-kept secrets. What is it? It is a comforting beverage, often consumed as a nightcap,  ...

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