Olive Bar and Kitchen launches a cloud kitchen
    • Olive Bar and Kitchen launches a cloud kitchen(11:46)

      New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) From the iconic Mediterranean restaurant, Olive Bar and Kitchen, AD Singh has recently launched a new cloud kitchen, Olive Pizzeria, with multiple locations.

    Party with these make-up tricks
    • Party with these make-up tricks(11:46)

      New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Digital beauty platform Boddess.com aims to be a disrupter in the Indian beauty market segment offering a curation of products to suit customisation and individual needs. Intime for the festive season, Chandni Goyal, Training Manager at House of Beauty and Boddess, shares a few tricks to see you through endless nights of partying:

    Nykaa acquires home-grown skincare brand
    • Nykaa acquires home-grown skincare brand(11:46)

      New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Nykaa, one of India's leading beauty and fashion e-commerce platforms, today announced the acquisition of the Indian skincare brand Dot & Key. This is the first D2C (direct to consumer) beauty brand acquired by the platform and following this investment by the brand, Dot & Key will join Nykaa's stable of owned brands.

    Invest in art this festive season
    • Invest in art this festive season(11:36)

      New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Diwali is the time of the year when we indulge in enjoying various types of activities, from decorating your house to making lip-smacking festive food! During this season, decorative items for your humble home or for gifting purposes can undoubtedly make the festival of lights more memorable. Investing in art is a wonderful way of passing on sentiment, giving them something that they'll cherish for a lifetime.

    41% of Indians unaware of examinations related to women's health
    • 41% of Indians unaware of examinations related to women's health(11:32)

      New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Over the last one-and-a-half-year, people have been vocal about both mental and physical health in relationships. Even while miles away from one another, people kept checking on the health and well-being of their loved ones. However, one issue, i.e., breast cancer has been affecting women throughout the world, and it still needs much more focus and attention.

    The paradigm shift towards gifting
    • The paradigm shift towards gifting(15:30)

      New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) To keep the value and quality of what you offer, whether it's a romantic breakfast in bed or a royal wedding gift that will be remembered for years. The concept of gift-giving has taken on a number of shapes in today's society. Devina Singhania, the Founder of 'LE JAHAAN', a local home and decor accessories company, explains how the gifting paradigm has shifted.

    Let the festivities begin
    • Let the festivities begin(15:30)

      New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) With the festive season on in full swing, iconic brand Johnnie Walker, is all set to re-energize the country's after-hour culture. Through its one-of-a-kind campaign #RevibeTheNight, the brand brings together beloved music artists like Divine, Ritviz, Lisa Mishra, Taba Chake along with popular indie bands like When Chai Met Toast and Mad Boy Mink, among others to perform live across iconic community spaces in India.

    Your ultimate festive season beauty checklist
    • Your ultimate festive season beauty checklist(13:20)

      New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) After the long dull period of the pandemic and lockdowns, one must be looking forward to the festival season with new excitement and zest. So obviously you want to look and feel your best. Beauty regimes are not just skin deep, they de-stress and uplift your spirits. Prepare for the special celebrations this festive season with the ultimate beauty well-being checklist which will not only make you look good on the outside but also shine from the inside.

    Keeping up with heritage brocades
    • Keeping up with heritage brocades(13:20)

      New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) From easy-going kurtas to elaborate saris, brocades continue to be a favourite among Indian designers and celebrities. Its timeless appeal and intricacy make it one of the most luxurious Indian handlooms. Owing to the ongoing festivities, there have been plenty of brocade sightings. Here's a round-up of all the celeb-approved styles you can bookmark.

    NCPA reopens with a spectacular line-up
    • NCPA reopens with a spectacular line-up(13:10)

      New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) After a prolonged hiatus of nearly one and a half years, Mumbai's premier arts and cultural institution, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), is geared up to welcome the audience back from October 29. With a specially curated line-up for art lovers, there is something in store for everyone from Theatre to western classical and Hindustani classical music, classical dance and International music.

    The rise Of The Indian hemp industry
    • The rise Of The Indian hemp industry(13:10)

      New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) The current breed of entrepreneurs who sell hemp products in India generally find themselves, with a question, from their regular consumers "Will this get me high?" A similar query isn't part of the psyche when it comes to plant-based products like tea, coffee, seeds, oil, powder etc.

    Turn to the humble coconut for skin care
    • Turn to the humble coconut for skin care(12:58)

      New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) When it comes to skin and hair care, products find it hard to compete with multitasking coconut-based products. While coconut-based hair and skin oil is known to have pre-grooming and conditioning effects on hair, its varied components such as Vitamin E make it an ideal agent for skin-care benefits.

    An all-female exhibition by 7 Los Angeles and 1 Mumbai-based artist
    • An all-female exhibition by 7 Los Angeles and 1 Mumbai-based artist(14:18)

      New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) "The Hourglass Overturned", an all-female exhibition by 7 Los Angeles and 1 Mumbai-based artist at Arushi Gallery. The show features a curated selection of artworks by Lindsay Dawn, Lindz Heppner, Leila Nazarian, Martha Solaz, Lindsey Nobel, Akshita Gandhi, Sophie Kipner and Amanda Flower.

    The Tea Tales
    • The Tea Tales(14:18)

      New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Since the first tea leaf was consumed in China thousands of years ago, people have been aware of the health benefits of drinking tea and how different types of tea can help treat different illnesses. Certain teas are good for fighting cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and cholesterol, while others aid in weight loss and improving metabolism, treating mental health disorders, preventing migraines, and improving sleep patterns. Ekta Jain, CMO, Octavius Tea, shares the benefits to our physical and mental health of specific types of tea leaves:

    A chat with beauty queen Sonal Kukreja, 1st Runner-up at Miss Diva 2021
    • A chat with beauty queen Sonal Kukreja, 1st Runner-up at Miss Diva 2021(14:16)

      New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Despite the fear of the pandemic, LIVA Miss Diva 2021, went ahead with the motto that the show must go on giving aspiring divas an opportunity to achieve their dreams. Sonal Kukreja was crowned Miss Diva 2021 1st Runner-up. We chatted to the pageant winner to find out a little bit more about her aspirations.

    Sanjana Sanghi, Ishwak Singh, Adarsh Gourav feature in H&M's latest campaign
    A slice of Paris in Shillong
    • A slice of Paris in Shillong(14:06)

      New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) A mother of three, Wabangnaro Aier Sooting is a serial entrepreneur who hails from Nagaland. Her husband passed away several years back and since then she has been running multiple businesses while raising her children independently and securing a prosperous financial future for them.

    Suneet Varma talks sustainable fashion
    • Suneet Varma talks sustainable fashion(13:58)

      New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 'The Showcase in association with FDCI was launched on 6th August with a vision to search for the next generation of fashion designers, shutterbugs, models and content creators to catapult their career journey. The contestants were mentored by the trailblazers of the industry such as Amit Aggarwal, Anju Modi, JJ Valaya, Namrata Joshipura, Rahul Mishra, Shantanu & Nikhil, Suneet Varma, Abraham & Thakore, Rina Dhaka and Kunal Rawal.

    Forest Essentials marks its first international launch in the UK
    • Forest Essentials marks its first international launch in the UK(21:16)

      New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) One of Indi's leading luxurious Ayurveda skincare brands, Forest Essentials, announces its international foray with the London based Lookfantastic.com, Euroe's premium online beauty retailer. The partnership enables the brand to take significant strides towards its expansion globally starting with the launch in the United Kingdom.

    Get the festive glow
    • Get the festive glow(17:46)

      New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Steeped in the gentle goodness of Kashmiri Saffron, over the years Kama Ayurveda's Kumkumadi formulations have come to be an irreplaceable part of skincare rituals among Ayurveda and wellness-enthusiasts across India.

    Where are Indians travelling to this festive season?
    • Where are Indians travelling to this festive season?(17:44)

      New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Over the past year and a half, travellers have collectively missed milestones, moments together, including occasions and festive travel. With the upcoming festive holidays, lockdown restrictions gradually easing in different parts of the country and activities slowly beginning to normalize, travellers are looking forward to their next trip home to visit and celebrate with friends and family or taking some leisurely time off after being indoors for so long. Booking.com, the digital travel leader connecting travellers with the widest choice of unique places to stay, today shared key booking trends for India this festive season.

    Why is listening to your gut important?
    • Why is listening to your gut important?(16:56)

      New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In 400 B.C, Hippocrates has been quoted saying "death sits in the bowels" and "bad digestion is the root of all evil" showing that the significance of the intestines in human health has been long recognized. In the past, most research on the impact of bacteria in the intestinal environment has focused on gastrointestinal pathogens and the way they cause disease. But in recent times there has been a considerable increase in the study of the positive effects of human microbes on health and wellness.

    5 hair-care kits to help prevent hair fall post-Covid
    • 5 hair-care kits to help prevent hair fall post-Covid(16:54)

      New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) As temperatures change, common issues like hair fall only get accelerated with oily scalps and dry ends. This can lead to hair thinning or bald patches depending upon various reasons.

    Heirloom jewellery, antique silver & limited-edition timepieces for auction
    • Heirloom jewellery, antique silver & limited-edition timepieces for auction(16:44)

      New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In its upcoming auction titled 'Heirloom Jewellery, Silver & Timepieces', auction house AstaGuru will showcase a magnificent collection of classic aesthetics represented by vintage Indian jewellery, Art Deco pieces, hallmark silver collectables, as well as exceptional timepieces from top watch brands in the world.

    After Tanishq, Fabindia forced to withdraw advertisement
    • After Tanishq, Fabindia forced to withdraw advertisement(00:26)

      New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Fabindia, a proudly homegrown brand with 61 years of history in celebrating Indian artisans and heritage across the country was compelled to pull down its festive campaign for its collection 'Jashn-e-Riwaaz'.