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Playing Holi? Beware of harmful, artificial colours!

Fifteen-year-old Priyanka Sahoo – a chronic dermatitis patient – will never forget the Holi of 2012. A brief fling with artificial colours led to her undergoing surgery and keeping off any type of cosmetics and colours for the next some years. Without knowing the difference between artificial and natural colours, Sahoo had ended up buying the former in bulk and ...

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Holi: How to make your own organic colours at home?

By Rahul Vaishnavi  Getting drenched in a rainbow of colours is the essence of Holi though skin allergies and rashes caused by synthetic and chemical colours puts the health of your loved ones, especially children, at risk. According to doctors, chemical colours have solvents such as tetrathyline, lead, benzene and aromatic compounds that can lead to dry skin while dark ...

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HOLI: How to make mithai? Sanjeev Kapoor’s Tips

What’s a Holi without some ‘mithai’? But be a little cautious and try cooking some healthier sweets in your home kitchen, suggests Indian masterchef Sanjeev Kapoor, as he gives out some easy recipes: Gujiya Ingredients: For the filling Khoya/mawa: 500 gm Sugarfree natura diet sugar: Six tablespoons Desiccated coconut: 3¼ tsps Cashewnuts (blanched and chopped): 15 nos Almonds (blanched and ...

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