Brunettes, Listen Up: These Dry Shampoos Were Made Especially For Dark Hair

If you're a brunette, then you're probably no stranger to this situation: your hair is greasy, so you try to combat it with a few blasts of dry shampoo, and suddenly it looks like you dumped a cup of baby powder on your head. Many dry shampoos contain white powder to soak up oil, but it looks like chalk when cast on dark hair. Thankfully, the haircare industry has been hard at work over the last few years coming up with a handful of solutions, creating products that will soak up next-day grease...
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Hermès L'Ombre Des Merveilles: chiaroscuro alien technology

  Completely without loud announcement the new Hermès fragrance L'Ombre Des Merveilles has appeared in stores. It is a new flanker of the original Eau des Merveilles created by Ralf Schwieger and Nathalie Feisthauer in 2014. The newest L'Ombre Des Merveilles, like all recent fragrances by Hermès, was created by their in-house perfumer Christine Nagel. It is probably the first fragrance in th... Read full article: Hermès L'Ombre Des Merveilles: chiaroscuro alien technology from Fragrantica P...
Tags: Fashion, Hermès, Fragrantica Perfumes, Eau des Merveilles, Christine Nagel, Ralf Schwieger, Nathalie Feisthauer, Des Merveilles, Ombre Des Merveilles

Working from Home? Here’s What to Wear

Working from Home? Here’s What to Wear Your new schedule may find you rolling out of bed and making the commute to your home office — or kitchen table — instead of getting dressed in your finest corporate attire. Just when you had your office wardrobe dialed in, too! The remote work lifestyle has its advantages, but it brings up this important question: What to wear when you work from home? Remote Work Style: Key Takeaways You don’t need the pencil skirt and heels, but you’ll be more productive ...
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The Daily Dose: An Oscar-winning evening with a legend

Photo by David Hindley Welcome to Queerty’s latest entry in our Queerantined: Daily Dose series. Every day as long as the COVID-19 pandemic has us under quarantine, we’ll release a suggested bit of gloriously queer entertainment designed to keep you from getting stir crazy in the house. Each weekend, we will also suggest a bingable title to keep you extra busy. The Misty-Eyed: Judy Renee Zellwegger took home her second Oscar last month for her performance as Judy Garland in this biopic. It’s ...
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Sunday Firesides: The Saving Power of Daily Rituals

When Primo Levi was imprisoned at Auschwitz, he was puzzled to find that a fellow inmate would vigorously wash his body every day. To Levi, the act seemed pointless: there was no one to please with a fresher countenance, and without soap or clean water, the practice did little to promote health or hygiene. The effort thus seemed “a dismal repetition of an extinct rite” — a waste of precious energy that could be better spent in a more comfortable moment of idleness. But Levi’s fellow captive ex...
Tags: Life, Levi, Auschwitz, Primo Levi, George Patton, A Man's Life, Sunday Firesides

Feeling Grounded in the Midst of Spiraling Changes

As much as you’ve seen unfold this month already, this is still the early game for the virus, so there will be even more changes coming up quickly. The last 10 days of the month could be even bigger than the first 21. With so much uncertainty, how can you still feel grounded? Is that even possible? Or do you have to simply surrender to the feeling of being uprooted, knowing that it’s going to last for a while? I think it’s entirely possible to continue feeling grounded in this situation, b...
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5 ways to help other people during the coronavirus crisis while you're stuck inside

If you're feeling helpless during the pandemic, there are easy ways to help others.
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A Tribute to Mrs. Scylla R. Vatcha A Woman of Substance.

Our dear Dinshaw K. Tamboly writes a beautiful obituary on his association with Scylla R. Vatcha who passed away last week. Heroes get remembered, but legends never die; dear Scylla donned her ethereal robes on 17th March 2020 to progress to the higher realms where she will for eternity be held in Divine Embrace. It was 30 years ago in 1990 that Bachi & I were blessed to have met Scylla for the very first time at a social function at the residence of late Thrity & Homi J. H. Taleyar...
Tags: News, Life, Mumbai, Buddha, Navsari, South Gujarat, Bachi, World Zoroastrian Organisation Trust, Persis, Sanjan, Dinshaw K Tamboly, Public Charity Trust, Scylla R Vatcha, Thrity Homi J H Taleyarkhan, Scylla

7 Natural Hairstyles You Can Easily Re-Create at Home

When planning this tutorial for natural hairstyles, we knew we had to recruit the hair mavens at Mane Addicts to help us find the master in natural styling - and they delivered. Celebrity hairstylist Cesar Ramirez glams up performers like Ciara, Jennifer Hudson, and Kelly Rowland, and when we tasked him with creating seven easy DIY natural hair looks - one for every day of the week - he nailed it. Many times, you see an expert tutorial where the looks are great, but they're impossible to do alo...
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Quiet Navroze celebrations observed in Karachi

KARACHI: “Yes, we are celebrating Navroze, but quietly in our homes, no functions, no gatherings,” said well-known rally driver Tushna Patel, who also happens to be a proud member of Karachi’s Parsi community. The country’s first female rally driver, besides racing in big trucks over uneven hilly and dusty tracks, is also a caring homemaker. Early on Friday morning, at exactly 8.49.37am, she had her Navroze table all set and ready to usher in spring and the new Parsi year of the rat. Article by ...
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Babylon Berlin: German Perfumery of the 1920s

  Now that the most discussed series of the decade, HBO's Game of Thrones, is over, we can finally remember that there are other large scale TV projects out there: They are quite exciting in their own way, even if those series do not attract as broad an audience as GOT did. Personally, I have recently joined the group of fans avidly watching Babylon Berlin, a TV series based on books by Germ... Read full article: Babylon Berlin: German Perfumery of the 1920s from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colog...
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7 Ways Waking Up Early Can Save You Money

There’s a reason many people quote the saying “the early bird gets the worm”. In the world of personal finance, getting a jump on the day can mean saving money and time, which often saves you even more money. Let’s look today at how doing a few things in the morning rather than afternoon or evening could literally save you hundreds of dollars in the long run. 1. Snag Discounted Groceries and Eat Out for Less If you’ve ever bemoaned the empty shelves at 6 p.m. on a Friday night, you might b...
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Jamshedi Navroz Mubarak 2020

Parsi Khabar wishes you, and your loved ones, family and friends a very happy, prosperous and healthy Jamshedi Navroze 2020. These are trying times like the world has not see in modern day. COVID-19 has ravaged the entire world and nations and communities brace for a rough journey through uncharted territories. We pray on this auspicious day to Ahura Mazda to take care of the planet and all its inhabitants. This Haft Seen table was laid out by Gulbanoo Irani, ably assisted by her ...
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A tale for our times: laughter is still the best medicine | Nancy Banks-Smith

For one moment 100 years ago a war widow and a plague orphan had fun courtesy of Charlie ChaplinGather round my skirts, children, while I tell you about the great plague of 1919. It killed my Aunt Lucy, who was not, as her name suggests, an elderly spinster.She was young and pregnant and wore a yard of red gold curls piled on her head. To have hair long enough to sit on was considered a mark of beauty. My grandmother always blamed her husband, believing the pregnancy had killed her. He may well ...
Tags: Family, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Lucy, Nancy Banks Smith, Coronavirus outbreak, Charlie ChaplinGather

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet to Contouring Your Face

Contouring is the makeup technique that professionals love and DIY makeup mavens loathe. To help you contour your way to the perfect sculpted face, MAC senior artist Gina Bettelli helped us create a detailed map for contouring and highlighting for three different skin types and face shapes. All you have to do is print out the photo that best fits your face and follow the dotted guidelines in the mirror as a reference. Then, you can save Bettelli's product and shade recommendations for your next...
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Jimmy Choo Seduction Collection

Jimmy Choo (Interparfums) has released a color makeup and fragrance line called the Seduction Collection. The line - currently available exclusively at Harrods Beauty Salon - includes six new, luxurious perfumes, each revealing an exclusive ingredient designed to evoke the "multiple facets" of the Jimmy Choo woman. Seduction Collection, marketed as the embodiment of Jimmy Choo's refined unive... Read full article: Jimmy Choo Seduction Collection from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine...
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What’s your favorite part of your makeup routine?

Eyeshadow!! I love playing with color combos, so doing my eye makeup is the part I live for! — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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Mother dearest: 20 ways to love your mum

Have a movie night in, say thank you and don’t blame her… loving your mother can make all the difference – to your own life as well as hersIf you’re lucky enough still to have her around, there’s no one on earth you go back further with than your mother. The bond between a mother and her adult child can be frenzied and fraught, loaded and exasperating, undermining and energy-sapping. As with all family relationships, so much of what’s going on is unsaid or coded. An outsider can only sense the r...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Science, Life and style, Health & wellbeing, Mother's Day, Philippa Perry

12 great queer memoirs to help pass the time

More and more people are beginning to realize that sitting at home all day is actually a lot harder than they thought. Binging on TV shows can get boring after a while. And there are only so many times you can reorganize your kitchen cupboards. So just in case you need a little break from Netflix, we’ve compiled a list of 12 great queer memoirs to help you pass the time as we ride this coronavirus out. Happy reading! Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness Winner of t...
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UOMA Beauty Barbados Black Magic Bronzing Highlighter Review & Swatches

Barbados UOMA Beauty Barbados Black Magic Face & Body Bronzing Highlighter ($35.00 for 0.65 oz.) is a rich, deeper copper with strong, warm brown undertones and lighter, brighter gold shimmer throughout. It had a more metallic sheen that could be built up from a finer, more sheen-like finish to an intense, true metallic finish. The texture was lightly creamy to the touch, dense and a thicker formula, so there was no powderiness or ...
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How I’m Doing My Makeup Even Though I’m at Home Video

I mean, ya gotta look good for conference calls and Facetime right? Also, I’m still using sunscreen every day because my house is pretty sunny and I want to come out of this with better skin,... Visit to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Video, Instagram, Beauty, Facetime, Foundation, MAKE UP FOR EVER, Make-up, IGTV, Covid 19

‘Some soles last 1,000 years in landfill’: the truth about the sneaker mountain

As trainer consumption booms, so does the number of unwanted shoes. Can anything be done with them?Sneaker Con is an aircraft-hangar-sized convention that smells worse and worse as the day goes on. I am at the London edition of the event, but it’s just been in Las Vegas, and is soon due to be in Berlin, then New York. Thousands of sneakerheads have paid the £25 entry fee and are browsing merchandise stalls piled high with sneakers. The price tags on these shoes are not for the faint-hearted: £55...
Tags: Fashion, London, Berlin, Life and style, Women's Shoes, Las Vegas, Women's Sportswear, Helen, Luke, Men's sportswear, Men's Shoes

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 3: Laker tears Sri Lanka a new one with Jayawardene offering lone resistance

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. After a snooze-inducingly slow start on day one, England had built a decent total by the end of day two. They are 486-7. Brace yourselves for some declaration-or-bust batting. Morning session After four quick fours, Stokes goes for 148. Hell of a knock. You could ...
Tags: England, Cook, Sex, Sri Lanka, England cricket news, Stokes, Jonathan Agnew, Barnes, Mathews, Jayawardene, Mahela Jayawardene, Dilshan, Jim Laker, Murali, Muttiah Muralitharan, Jayasuriya

What Is The Future Of ACCA In Singapore?

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants or ACCA is a globally recognised certification which can open many doors of opportunity all over the world. It is a stable and well-paying job… Read more » The post What Is The Future Of ACCA In Singapore? appeared first on
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Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: The Dis-Embodiment of Community The rise of technology, social media, and individualism has also brought about another reality: the concept of participating in community by online means.It’s a wonderful gift for a time such as this. And I hate it. How to Preach to an Empty Room Here are some thoughts that I’m keeping in mind as I preach for video. I hope they’ll be of help to other preachers. How to Get Through This Stronger Than Ever Whe...
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What Are The Top 5 Skills Required To Be A Data Analyst?

Businesses are increasingly becoming data-driven and realising the value of strategies made from analysing data. Making any decisions without taking valuable inputs can be disastrous as they would be a… Read more » The post What Are The Top 5 Skills Required To Be A Data Analyst? appeared first on
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Violette Précieuse: Scent and Concept

  Violets are my favorite flower. I have been fascinated by them since childhood. But after many years of experience, I have started to question this fascination. What exactly do I like? Is it the natural odor of a flower bouquet from my garden? Is it the conceptual or the ideal odor of the violet? Is it the profound visual impact of the flower itself?  Perfumers tend to make abstract version... Read full article: Violette Précieuse: Scent and Concept from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Mag...
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Ripndip’s Ryan O’Connor Drops $8 Million on Malibu’s Broad Beach

Though it has humble beginnings rooted in a Pennsylvania skate camp, Ripndip has ballooned to become one of L.A.’s hottest apparel brands — and arguably now one of those hypebeast labels whose outsized popularity with clout chasers seems to defy any rational considerations. That success is largely thanks to Ripndip’s mascot Lord Nermal, the smiley […]
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