Fashion & Style articles

5 Uncommon Tips to Beat a Cold or the Flu

TBT Health Desk:   It’s that time of year again: Time for sore throats, sniffles and shivers. We recently spoke with Dr. Woodson Merrell, M.D., Executive Director of the Beth Israel Medical Center’s Center for Health and Healing in New York City, who shared some great tips and tricks to avoid getting taken down by […]

Ditch habits that cause acne

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Senior dermatologist Dr Sushil Tahiliani, cosmetic dermatologist Dr Abhijit Desai who specializes in makeovers and cosmetologist Dr Rashmi Shetty tell us more about these habits. Acne is a problem that is there with you throughout the year. And the problem increases during the party season because you want a zit-free face. We […]

5 simple ways to control hair fall

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Suffering from hair fall due to the dry weather? Try these simple home remedies to tackle the problem… Amla: Also known as the Indian gooseberry, amla can work wonders on your hair, especially if you are suffering from hair fall. Add dried amla to coconut oil and heat it till the oil […]

2nd ‘Bangladesh Fashion Carnival-2014’ begins June 25

TBT Desk: A three-day international exhibition of branded clothing and fashion products will begin on June 25 at Emmanuell’s Banquet Hall at Gulshan-1 in the city. Over 50 companies from home and abroad are participating in this exhibition titled ‘Bangladesh Fashion Carnival-2014’, second of its kind. Freelancerz & Redcarpet Ltd, an event management firm, is organizing the event with the […]

Porsche is top brand in new car quality survey

TBT Lifestyle Desk: The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality. Buyers reported more problems in their new cars and trucks this year than last year, according to rankings released Wednesday by the consulting firm J.D. Power. It was the second straight increase since 2012, when the average number of problems in […]

Fashion of Mumu Maria

A relatively new arrival in the fashion scene has taken the fashion industry by storm. The young designer Maria Islam Mumu also known as Mumu Maria is a former student of FID and has grabbed the attention of big players in the Bangladesh fashion industry through her success in “Dhaka fashion week”, “Channel i top […]

Shahrukh amin’s design

TBT DESK : Designer Shahruk Amin started his designing carrier in …………….. Setting his style apart with trends that have always been ahead of its time his unique boutique “Almira” has always been taking the fashion industry by storm. In the last few years the prominence of his designs has been dominating the fashion shows […]

How to Wash and Care for Raw Denim

Whether you treat your raw denim like the Hope Diamond or you just want to get that icky layer of filth and ominous smell out without destroying them, here’s everything you need to know about washing and caring for your favorite pair of untreated denim. WASH The most attractive feature of your raw denim is […]


There are few things the usually eager shopper dreads more than finding that perfect jean. There’s something about jean shopping that fills even the most experienced of shoppers with dread; what is usually an exciting, euphoric experience turns into depressing, self deprecating drag. But fear not. Believe it or not there truly is a perfect […]

Rosewater Toner

Roses aren’t only beautiful to look at! They also smell pretty sweet too. It’s no wonder they’ve been used for centuries in beauty rituals and products! This DIY rosewater toner is easy to make and definitely a treat to use. DIY Rosewater Toner: Rosewater is a natural, mild astringent, and can help remove excess oil […]

Easy, pumpkin mask

You might have all you need right in your own kitchen to easily whip together a moisturizing and toning mask. All you need is organic pumpkin purée (you can use canned, but be sure it’s not pie filling) and an egg white. The egg helps smooth and tone your skin while the pumpkin, full of […]


You wash your face twice a day, but you still find yourself wishing for the beautiful skin you see in the magazines. The good news is that great skin isn’t reserved just for supermodels and superstars. Want to bring out your skin’s inner diva? Here’s the best skin care routine for soft, silky skin — […]

How to minimize your pores

CONSISTENT CARE Your heredity and skin type could be part of the reason for enlarged pores. Individuals with dry skin tend to have smaller pores, while people with oily skin often have larger pores. Regular cleansing and appropriate moisturizing — yes, even oily skin needs moisture — will reduce the appearance of large pores. A […]

Care for your split ends!

If your hair is dry and damaged, you may have split ends. Those flyaway pieces that occur at the ends of your hair keep your style from looking perfect and can get worse over time if you don’t take proper care. While you can’t mend a split end once it occurs, you can treat your […]

Proper application of concealer

Find the right concealer for your skin can take some trial and error. From the right formulation, to the right color to the right application technique, it may seem like this makeup mainstay is more trouble than its worth. Some general rules to keep in mind are that yellow tones in concealer help mask the […]

5 foods for a beautiful smile

CHEESE: Looks like the French are on to something with that post-meal fromage course. Cheese contains calcium, which strengthens teeth as well as the jaw. And its waxy texture helps brush away food particles, says Dr Timothy Chase, a cosmetic dentist in New York. GREEN TEA: This beverage is packed with polyphenol antioxidants that fight […]

Contouring 101

What is facial contouring? We can slim down the appearances of our faces thanks to the help of smart facial shaping techniques achieved through makeup. Today, we’ll be sharing some quick simple methods to sculpting the face. Define your face shape First, you need to identify your face shape. A tip to define your face […]

Contouring Simplified

Clean lines and sharp contrasts were all the trend on the runways this season. Contouring your face to make the planes and angles pop isn’t as hard as it’s made out to be. Beauty experts helped us simplify this is 6 steps. Step 1: Apply foundation all over face and neck. Follow through with concealer […]

5 Fruits for glowing complexion

We also know that a cup of fruit juice a day is sure to guarantee a clear complexion. How about a massage with a fruit pulp or a fruit facial? Fruit facials have been there for at least a decade now. But with people getting more wary of effect of chemicals on the skin, a […]

Waxing Myths and Truths

Entertainment Desk : Hair removal may be an industry unto itself today, but its base is in caveman times — removing hair gave the enemy one less thing to hold onto in battle, and also gave pests fewer places to hide on the body. The Ancient Egyptians –who viewed a smooth and hairless body as […]

Clean your jewelry at home

Entertainment Desk : Items of jewelry can be some of our most precious possessions, whether wedding jewelry, items handed down from generations, or gifts. Here are a few ideas forkeeping your jewelry sparkling. Gold : Soak for a few minutes in warm soapy water, and brush gently with a soft-bristled toothbrush. Rinse and buff with […]

Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

Entertainment Desk : Coconut oil is a myriad of benefits. It is completely natural, affordable and easily available everywhere. Coconut oil contains fatty acids, Vitamin K, Vitamin E and minerals such as Iron. Sometimes , it turns white solid that’s because it has a high melting point. Keep the container in warm water to turn […]

Learn about Exfoliation

Entertainment Desk Exfoliation is simply the process of removing dead, unhealthy skin cells. It leaves your skin glowing and refreshed! Many girls already exfoliate their faces, but forget about the rest of their body. In the summertime, it’s a good idea to get rid of dead skin from all over! Learn how to Exfoliate. All […]