Vitamin B6 Benefits, Sources and Supplement

Vitamin B6 Benefits
Vitamin B6 supplements could reduce PMS symptoms, like moodiness, irritability, forgetfulness, bloating, and anxiety

Are you a woman or an elderly person, probably you would be needing Vitamin B6 supplement. Try out Vitamin B6 from Zenith Nutrition

Body needs Vitamin B6 every single day. Vitamin B6 takes part in more than 100 enzyme reactions in our body. This vitamin plays a significant role in immune function, blood cell formation and in brain development during pregnancy and infancy.  This vitamin is also required for the synthesis of mood hormones- serotonin and norepinephrine and for myelin formation.

Interesting facts about Vitamin B6

  • Vitamin B6 is water soluble
  • The human body absorbs vitamin B6 in the jejunum part of colon
  • It is involved in making antibodies, our defense molecules
  • It is involved in Protein building

Vitamin B6 deficiency

Even though Vitamin B6 is not linked directly with any major disorder, a low level of VitB6 can lead to

  • Changes in mood, such as irritability
  • Confusion, Depression
  • Muscle pains
  • Scaling on the lips and cracks at the corners of the mouth
  • Low energy or Tiredness
  • Swollen tongue
  • Worsening of PMS symptoms
  •  In infants, vitamin B6 deficiency can cause irritability, acute hearing problem, and convulsive seizures

Major sources of vitamin B6:

Vegetables  like carrots, spinach, peas, potatoes, milk, Cereal grains, legumes, cheese, eggs, fish, liver, meat, and flour.

Vitamin B6 supplement and Health Benefits

  • Supplemental doses of Vitamin B6 helps to reduce heart disease risk
  • Patients who took vitamin B6 supplements had a 20% lower risk of colorectal cancer
  • Vitamin B6 supplements might help to prevent or treat cognitive decline or memory loss in elderly people
  • Vitamin B6 supplements could reduce PMS symptoms, like moodiness, irritability, forgetfulness, bloating, and anxiety
  • Vitamin B6 helps to reduce Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

Try out Vitamin B6 from Zenith Nutrition

Zenith Nutrition started in 2010 and is a division of Medizen Labs.  They are leading manufacturers of wellness products in India. The company makes superior quality Nutritional supplements and Dietary supplements.

Vitamin B6 Benefits
All products are 100% natural and does not contain any artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, yeast or starch, and is gluten free
  • Products are developed through intensive research and development process
  • Products are manufactured at GMP certified plants and all products are 100% natural
  • Products does not contain any artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, yeast or starch, and is gluten free
  • Products are free of any toxins or chemicals
  • Since capsules are made using vegetable cellulose it suits pure vegetarians and vegans. The capsule is fast dissolving in the stomach and easily digestible
  • In case someone finds difficulty in swallowing capsule, they could open the capsule, dissolve the content in water and then drink it
  • Filler Dicalcium Phosphate used in the capsule is safe for human consumption

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Clean air is no longer available if you are in India

Air Pollution in Indian cities
Based on data published on the World Air Quality Index website, Faridabad, Lucknow, Muzaffarpur, Agra, Pune and Rohtak too fall in the hazardous range.

It’s not Delhi alone struggling with air pollution.  Based on data published on the World Air Quality Index website, Faridabad, Lucknow, Muzaffarpur, Agra, Pune and Rohtak  too fall in the hazardous range. All these cities have an air quality index of greater than 300. The Air Quality Index is calculated based on PM2.5, PM10, Ozone, NO2, SO2 and CO levels as hourly measurements. This is a continuous monitoring system and values will vary on an hourly basis and in India they collect data from 62 centers. The surprising fact is that out of this 62 centers, Haldia in West Bengal and Saneguruvanahalli in Bangalore alone has good air quality index. Remaining all cities fall within moderate to very unhealthy range.

Indeed scary. You can check data for yourself here.

The Villains in Air

If Urban air pollution is the contribution of combustion of fossil fuels, In rural areas Household air pollution (HAP), is a serious area of concern. The main villains are particulate matter (PM), measured as particles which have an aerodynamic diameter lesser than 10 μm (PM10) and lesser than 2.5 μm (PM2.5), nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide and ozone. It’s not that others are not harmful, mostly these four are measured as in indicator to determine air quality. The WHO guideline values for particulate matter are 20 μg/m3 for PM10, 10 μg/m3 for PM2.5, 40 μg/m3 for NO2 and 20 μg/m3 for SO2.

Air Pollution Facts at quick glance:

  • India has higher air pollution levels than China
  • As per Greenpeace Report, 1.2 million deaths take place every year due to air pollution in India
  • First place goes to Delhi, Faridabad, Lucknow, Muzaffarpur, Agra, Pune and Rohtak

Air Pollutants and Health Impact

Air quality in Indian city
Air quality in Indian city

Nitrogen dioxide

NO2 is increasing at an alarming rate in Indian cities, thanks to increase in number of vehicles. NO2 is extremely detrimental to lungs. Exposure to NO2 over a period of one to three years increases incidence of bronchitis, emphysema and also adversely affects lung performance. Exposure to excessive NO2  affects the defense mechanism too.

Carbon Monoxide

80-90% of absorbed CO binds with Haemglobin and from Carboxyhaemoglobin. The scary fact is affinity with CO binds to Haemglobin is 200-250 times more strongly than that with oxygen. The symptoms of CO poisoning may include headache, dizziness, drowsiness, and nausea. At next stage  vomiting and  loss of consciousness is observed.  If prolonged exposure continues, it may lead to coma or even death.

PM2.5

Though  PM2.5 is too small in size, it can cause an array of health problems, including premature mortality, chronic respiratory disease,  asthma and decrease in lung function. Another critical point is that, it contains large proportion of metals and acids, and also it can penetrate into the respiratory tract deeper because of its size.

Ozone

Exposure to Ozone again can lead to  bronchitis, emphysema and also adversely affects lung performance. The impact of ozone is all the more high on sunny days. Children are at high risk as their lungs are still developing. Also people with reduced intake of  nutrients like vitamins C and E, are at greater risk from ozone exposure.

SO2

SO2 is hygroscopic in nature. SO2 reacts with humidity and forms sulphuric and sulphurous aerosol acid. These acids are extremely hazardous as these compounds enter the circulatory system directly through the airways. SO2 can also irritate the skin and mucous membranes of the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs.

Ways to Purify Air at Home

Get your Air Purifier

Market is crowded with Air purifiers. From Philips to Kent, everyone has come to market with new air purifiers. But before you go ahead and buy one for your home, just understand the technology that drives the purifier. One could find four types of air purifiers

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5 Top Rated Home based Lab tests providers from India

5 Top Rated Home based Lab tests providers from India
In summary it would mean, sit at home and relax and get your health report delivered at home with actionable insights.

This is the age of getting services delivered at home, whether its grocery or beauty treatment or even education. Healthcare is fast catching up with this mode of delivery. Now one need not go to hospital, wait in long queues to get blood tests done, nor need to run from lab to lab to get all the reports. In addition to these benefits many a times consultation with doctors come along with this package as free.

In summary it would mean, sit at home and relax and get your health report delivered at home with actionable insights. Works well for new generation people who have no time to spare.

Advantages of opting for Home based Lab tests

  • Sample Collection happens at Home
  • Results are easy to understand and include actionable insights to improve health
  • Consultation with an expert doctor based on consumer’s convenience
  • Can access the report anytime from anywhere
  • The ease of using this service helps to monitor health at regular intervals without hospital visits

At the same time one need to understand that, Lab test is not like buying clothes or groceries. One need to understand the fact that laboratory tests play a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis and disease treatment. It is said that 70% of all decisions regarding a patient’s diagnosis and treatment, hospitalization and discharge are based on lab tests. So one need to choose the best one and not just the cheapest one.

Let me list out for you best Home based Lab Test Services from India

5 Top Rated Home based Lab tests
Let me list out for you best Home based Lab Test Services from India

Portea

Portea is one among the pioneer firm to offer Home based Lab Test Services in India. There phlebotomist comes home to collect blood and urine sample and send the report back through email. One can access the report anytime by logging into own account from their browser page. They provide various packages to suit different needs of people like Diabetes Health Check up Package, Executive Health Check up for Men, Executive Health Check up for Women etc. They get their tests done in Govt accredited labs and one can avail their services in tier I and tier II cities. They have packages with 70-80 tests and starts at around 1600 Rs.

Thyrocare

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How To Make a Simple Lava Lamp At Home

How To Make a Simple Lava Lamp At Home
How To Make a Simple Lava Lamp At Home

The best way to get your child interested in science is by doing SCIENCE stuff with them…

This is the second post by me under Fun with Science’ section

Have you seen a Lava Lamp. Is it not wonderful to see large colored bubbles sinking, rising and transforming. If you go to a shop to buy the same it will come at around Thousand bucks. The better the look and feel, higher the price. If I tell you, you can make this at home with your kitchen stuff (temporary one), won’t you be excited. All the more it’s a simple kitchen experiment which you can do with your kids. It’s easy to do, safe, and looks very cool.

Let’s get started

Take an empty glass and to it add water with food color added to it.

DIY Lava lamp
Water + Food color

To this now add vegetable oil. Add approximately double the amount of oil to water.

Lava Lamp
Water + Food color + Cooking Oil

Closely watch to see how two immiscible liquids behave.

Let the two layers settle and now add to it a pack of Eno salt and see the magic unfold.

 It will look much beautiful, if you place a flash light underneath it.

Ingredients Used:

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All about ‘Magic Scissors’ : Power of CRISPR

CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology
This post is all about this ‘Magic Scissors’, a new gene editing technology, known as CRISPR-Cas9 and what it can do to science and how it can impact common man’s life.

Wouldn’t it have been good if we had  ‘Magic Scissors’ that could eliminate disease, solve world hunger problem, create unlimited clean energy…..it’s no longer a future technology…..the technology is already among us. Discovery of this technology has been hailed as ‘monumental moments in the history of biomedical research’ by David Baltimore a Nobel laureate.

This post is all about this ‘Magic Scissors’, a new gene editing technology, known as CRISPR-Cas9 and what it  can do to science and how it can impact common man’s life. This Scissors  promises myriad of wonderful opportunities as well as frightening ethical challenges .

 What is this ‘Magic Scissors’

What we are, what we look like or how healthy we are , all are dependent on genetic material DNA. DNA is  like a record of instructions which tells the cell what its job is going to be. In simple way, DNA is to human cells, as codes are to computers. As codes control the functioning of computer, Genes present within  interwined DNA regulates the functions of the cell. So if there is an error in these codes or some external organism like virus attacks cells, the normal programming of cells gets affected and the cells won’t function normally. This is what leads to diseases. The best option to make the cell up and running, would be to erase or alter the corrupted codes from Genes. This is what CRISPR-Cas9 does with high precision.

Little deep into CRISPR CAS9…for curious minds

CRISPR-CAS9 Gene editing tool
The CRISPR-CAS9 system comprises of two components – Guide RNA and CAS9 endonuclease: image

CRISPR  or “Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats”  was isolated from bacterial system. The CRISPR-CAS9 system comprises of two components – Guide RNA and CAS9 endonuclease. Guide RNA can be tailor-made to perfectly match a sequence of DNA  (the mutated or corrupted DNA) and CAS9 will do slicing act with precision. So one end binds to the target gene or wrong gene,  and the other end delivers a DNA-cutting enzyme, which will remove with accuracy the wrong gene.

 

CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology
Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley demonstrated for the first time the full potential of CRISPR in 2012 : image

Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley and Emmanuelle Charpentier of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in German demonstrated for the first time the full potential of CRISPR in 2012.

CRISPR, ‘The Magic Scissors’,  is worth the hype. This technology will help to fight cancer, treat Alzheimer’s and eradicate Malaria. It’s an exciting development and scientists from across the globe from different fields are gung ho about this ‘new editor’.

What could CRISPR Do ?

Time for Super Plants

Imagine we can get mangoes all around the year or can make strawberries to grow in deserts. Researchers are currently experimenting with ways to improve crop disease resistance and environmental stress tolerance using CRISPR. CRISPR would steer an era of super plants with yields higher than ever.

Let’s Treat HIV

HIV has been eluding scientists for a long time. But no longer.  In 2015, scientists used CRISPR to cut HIV cells out of living cells of patients in a laboratory – proving that it is possible. By injecting CRISPR into the rats with HIV, they were able to remove 48 per cent of the virus from the DNA of their body cells. Although the experiments are still in their infancy, it looks like CRISPR could be the ultimate solution to cure HIV and ultimately AIDS.

Could it help cure cancers?

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The Curious Case of ‘Purple Food’

Purple Food
Anthocyanins are generally found in the skin of the vegetable, so don’t peel it off

Add to your food plate some purple, they are good for health. Purple foods include grapes, eggplant, blackberries to the not so popular purple cauliflower and cabbage. The purple color in itself is the healthy component — the pigment that give food their purple color are a family of potent antioxidants known as anthocyanins It is also said, darker the color, higher the anthocyanin concentration, and greater its nutrition benefit.

They are ‘Super Healthy’

Research have found that anthocyanins can lower risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. They can also help to control obesity and diabetes. They have anti-inflammatory properties, and hence also linked to most chronic diseases.

Do you know how to eat ‘Purple Veggies’

There are a few rules to be kept in mind while cooking Purple food

  • Anthocyanins are generally found in the skin of the vegetable, so don’t peel it off
  • Like vitamin C, these nutrients are water soluble, hence don’t boil it
  • It’s ideal to eat it by roasting or steaming

8 unusual ‘Purple Foods’

Can your bread be purple ?

Purple bread is hailed as ‘First Superfood from the world of baking. According to inventor of purple bread,  Professor Zhou Weibiao,  purple bread is rich in cancer fighting antioxidants and is digested 20% slower than regular white bread.

Try some Black Rice from China

Black rice
Black rice is also known as purple rice, forbidden rice, heaven rice and prized rice.

The kernel of black rice is black in color due to a pigment known as anthocyanin. Black rice is also known as purple rice, forbidden rice, heaven rice and prized rice. This rice is also known as long life rice as it can increase the longevity of life. China cultivates the most black rice followed by Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India and Philippines. This rice does not contain gluten, free of cholesterol, low in sugar, salt and fat. Black rice can be prepared with ease like any other rice and do not need any sophisticated ingredients.

Purple Cauliflower

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8 Best Activity Based Subscription Boxes For Kids In India

With play areas shrinking, increase security threat in leaving kids alone outside and lack of time with both parents working, best thing parents can opt for is 'Activity based subscription boxes'.
With play areas shrinking, increase security threat in leaving kids alone outside and lack of time with both parents working, best thing parents can opt for is ‘Activity based subscription boxes’.

On average, children in India under five are watching more than two hours of television a day. Access to mobile phones and new age online games and computers are making our kids into gadget addicts. Doctors say children who spend long hours in front of gadgets are increasingly showing signs of postural deformities, emotional detachment and are vulnerable to mental illness. Let’s not point fingers at each other, but act immediately and look for alternate options to get them off these gizmos.

With play areas shrinking, increase security threat in leaving kids alone outside and lack of time with both parents working, best thing parents can opt for is ‘Activity based subscription boxes’.

Why subscription boxes are good for kids

Playing is how children learn. Play comes naturally to children. Combining learning with fun filled exercises like performing science experiments, making robots and creating their own tools and gadgets would help children to pick the laws of chemistry, maths and physics with ease. And also creators of these boxes have packed these up in such a way that children will get the required fun, excitement and surprise element.

So go ahead and pick your favorite subscription box

Xplorabox

Xplorabox
Xplorabox : image

Xplorabox provides subscription based activity box for kids in the age range 2-4 years, 4-8 years and 8 year plus. For toddlers they provide 5 games and various DIY activities in each box, according to the theme. 4-8 years will receive five games  every month that could help in developing skills like motor, cognitive, play & social skills. Kids above 8 years will get DIY science and technology boxes.

There boxes are prized little above 1000, but they give great discounts if one opts for 3 month or 6 month package. Cofounders Rishi Das and Shweta Das believes that their toys could stimulate children’s creativity and fosters their imagination.

Podsquad

podsquad
Podsquad : image

PodSquad is another activity based subscription box for children aged 2 to 8 years. There activity boxes are  curated by experts, approved by teachers and tested by kids. They have designed there learning materials based on Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence. It is designed by Quadrum solutions, which has more than a decade of experience in creating books for some of the world’s largest publishers across India, USA, UK and Africa. They have activity boxes from prize range of 300 plus. One could even opt for 3 month or 6 month subscription mode. Also subscribers can avail their digital platform solutions like e-books, free printables, newsletters, games etc.

Butterfly Fields – science activity boxes for kids

Butterfly Fields
Butterfly Fields : image

Butterfly Fields offers Learning-by-Doing science kits to students. To ensure that kids benefit fully from their products, their models are mapped to curriculum. Each ‘activity box’ comprises of –  a story guide, an activity worksheet, a real life document and a concept map.  There products are useful for kids from 5 to 15 years. Butterfly Fields is an IIT-IIM alumni initiative. They have activity boxes from prize range of 450 plus.

Genius Box

Genious box
Genious Box : image

Genius Box kits are designed for kids in the age group of 2 to 7 years. These boxes are designed in such a way that it can enrich and stimulate young minds and also support overall personality development. Once parents subscribe to Genius box, they will receive each month a kit filled with 9-10 hands-on activities, books or games, along with high quality supplies and easy-to-follow guide.  They offer activity boxes at a prize range of Rupees 1500 to 2000.

Einstein Box

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Circadian rhythms or Body clock…there is more to it than just SLEEP

The clock was first identified in Fruit flies. No doubt why Nobel prize winner Michael Rosbash said “I am very pleased for the fruit fly”.

As humans, we prefer to sleep at night and feel fresh during the day. But this is not due to habit we inculcate or based on any  work schedules or convenience. It is driven by our own body clock. Circadian rhythm is just not about sleep, it regulates many physiological functions including Blood pressure, Body temperature, Hormone secretion, Sleep-wake cycle, Heart beat, Metabolism, Cell cycle, Response to drugs and many more.

Where is the clock?

The clock was first identified in Fruit flies. No doubt why Nobel prize winner Michael Rosbash said  “I am very pleased for the fruit fly”.

Biological clocks are not made of cogs and wheels, but the area of the brain known as the suprachiasmatic nucleus is body’s master clock

A group of nerve cells in the brain called the suprachiasmatic nucleus, or SCN,  situated right above the point in the brain where the optic nerve fibers cross, controls circadian rhythm. The SCN controls the body’s temperature, and small fluctuations in temperature throughout the day trigger various cells in different organ systems in the body to be sleepy or active. This is how the SCN controls the release of melatonin, the hormone that makes one sleepy. Genes are also involved in regulating body’s clock and circadian rhythms.

What Melatonin does

Durinh night more melatonin gets secreted. This hormone signals the brain to go into sleep mode. When the sun rises, melatonin secretion hits low, and the brain’s awake circuits restarts.

Is light important for Body clock?

Every day between 2 and 4 PM, the majority of the human race enters a lull, complete with sudden sleepiness and a lack of focus Image

Light is the signal based on which body clock functions. When the eye senses light, it sends signals to the SCN. This resets the clock every day. Our body does this to make sure rhythms do not drift out of line with the environment. Although our rhythms cycle happens about once every 24 hours, if we opt for total blindness, humans actually tick a little more slowly ie, about 24.1 hours. Thus, if we didn’t have daylight we would get out of synchrony with night and day.  Precisely the reason because of which people in captive lose on day and night.

Things you did not know about Circadian rhythm

Do you feel sleepy post lunch. Blame it on circadian rhythm. Every day between 2 and 4 PM, the majority of the human race feels sudden sleepiness and a lack of focus. That’s because circadian rhythm goes down about 8 hours after wake up time. Some experts suggest taking a short power nap to get over this lull.

Teenager son or daughter suddenly behave like owls. Do not scream at them. Blame it again on circadian rhythm. As a teenage body goes through puberty, its circadian rhythm essentially shifts three hours backward. Studies of teenagers around the globe have found that adolescent brains do not start releasing melatonin until around eleven o’clock at night and keep pumping out the hormone well past sunrise.

It’s Circadian Rhythm that make you gain weight if you Snack at Midnight

It’s Circadian Rhythm  that make you gain weight if you Snack at Midnight.

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Plump your Pout : How to get fuller Lips Like Angelina Jolie

Scientists in Scotland have given credibility to the long-held belief that a woman’s lips are a highly visible expression of her fertility and sexuality

Every women wants full, plump and sensual lips like Angelina Jolie. The lips are in trend from the time of Marilyn Monroe. As lips give the face the youthful look, plumper lips are one of the most sought after facial assets. Some women are gifted with fuller lips, but majority are not.

Scientists in Scotland have given credibility to the long-held belief that a woman’s lips are a highly visible expression of her fertility and sexuality.

Above all, the properties of the lips change with age, resulting in lengthening of the cutaneous portion of the upper lip. The upper lip vermillion gradually lose volume and become thinner. Aging, sun exposure, smoking, and exposure to air pollutants adds to lip woes.

So…what’s the solution ?

Many products are available in market to correct the shape of the lips. This includes permanent and nonpermanent dermal fillers, implants, neurotoxins, lasers, and micropigmentation.

Understand little bit about Lip anatomy

Three aspects of the lips vary in men and women and by geographic population:

  • Size (full or thin)
  • Curvature (sinuous or straight)
  • Eversion (turning out or in)

All three can be modified through lip enhancement surgery.

little bit about Lip anatomy

Lips are made up of skin, muscle and mucosa. The most cosmetically apparent portion of the lip is the vermilion border. This colored border between the lips and the surrounding skin exists only in humans. The skin of the lip is very thin compared to the skin on the rest of the face, which typically runs up to 16 layers deep.

Temporary Lip Fillers

Many substances are used to temporarily enlarge the lips. They are made up of either natural or synthetic materials.  They are also known as soft tissue fillers. Hyaluronic acid fillers are most frequently used for this procedure. They come in prepackaged vials that are ready to inject and are approved by the FDA for lip augmentation in adults 21 years old and older. The effect can last upto six months. Collagen is also used at times, but can cause allergic reaction. Fat transfer is another option and may last longer than hyaluronic acid or collagen, but requires the surgeon to take a small amount of fat from another area of own body.

Lip implants

Lip implants last longer than fillers and can give perfect look. Implants are normally performed under local anesthesia. Widely used lip implant is made from a substance called ‘expanded polytetrafluoroethylene’ (ePTFE) a sterile, rubber-like material. Silicone lip implants are also available. They are like small silicone tubes and are inserted into the lip with the help of a minor surgical procedure. Silicone lip implants offer a long term solution to lip enhancement, but throws up side effects.

Lip Plumper Pump

Lip Plumper is an ingenious, hand-operated lip enhancer. It is powered by an ancient Chinese Cupping suction technique . Without using chemicals or needles it enlarges the lips . The stunning shaping and contouring of the lips are made possible by a Lip-Shaper system. It’s easy to use anytime and anywhere. Reports prove that lip volume increased by 36% from their original sizes after using lip plumper for just two minutes twice daily over a period of 60 days. One can easily buy this product from online portals like Amazon.

Lip Plumper is an ingenious, hand-operated lip enhancer. It is powered by an ancient Chinese Cupping suction technique that enlarges the lips without using chemicals or needles.

Bee Venom based Lip enhancer creams

Bee Venom based Lip Plumper works by tricking the lip area into thinking it’s been lightly stung by a bee. As a result collagen production and blood circulation increases. This leave the lips plumper. These Lip enhancer creams are cheap and give instant fuller lips. This product is touted as “natural Botox” by many brands.

 The natural way

Many women won’t have the money or inclination to go for costly procedures.  Don’t worry…you can go the natural way

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Understand all about Hair Color Before you head to Myntra to buy it

Permanent hair colors mostly follow a two-step process – 1) first removes the original color of the hair and 2) then deposits a new color.

Bored with my looks, I thought it was time for me to give myself a new look. The easiest option available for me was to try a new hair color. I headed straight to my favorite Online Shopping portal Myntra. I was amazed by seeing the type and variety of Hair color products. There were both chemical and ayurvedic products. All together there were 16 color shades !!!. There were both Permanent and Semi permanent products.

Shop @ Myntra for Hair Color : image

I got confused and was not able to decide on which one to choose. So decided to read and understand more about Hair Color.

Temporary, Semi, Demi and Permanent Hair Colors
In 1909 French chemist Eugene Schuller, created the first safe commercial hair color using the chemical paraphenylenediamine. From then on both men and women are using this product.

Hair colors are grouped into four, based on color resistance, into temporary, semi-permanent, demi permanent and permanent.
Temporary Hair color:
Temporary hair color as the name suggests is for temporary application. It provides instant color to hair and washes out much quicker. Temporary hair color is available as rinses, shampoos, gels, sprays, and foams. Compared to semi-permanent and permanent hair color, it is typically brighter and more vibrant. Temporary hair color is used for special occasions such as costume parties and Halloween.

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