• Modern families: Stars using surrogacy and adoption to fulfill their dream of becoming parents

    Just last week, Monica Cruz made headlines when she revealed she had turned to a donor to fulfill her dreams of starting a family. The Spanish star is just one of a number of famous women who have chosen to take alternative routes on their journey to motherhood, be it through adoption, surrogacy or through the use of a donor. Super-stylish mums such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Angelina Jolie and Madonna have also found less conventional means to fulfill their dream of having a family.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Monica recently revealed that she decided to seek help through artificial insemination because she feared

  • Show your liver some love in 2013

    Apart from your skin, the liver is the largest organ in the human body, weighing in at around 1.3kg. It is responsible for more than 40 essential functions; in fact there is no system or part of the body that does not depend to some extent on its function, or that may not be adversely affected if it is unhealthy, under-functioning or toxic. Signs and symptoms that your liver may be out of sorts can include digestive disturbances, a metallic taste in the mouth, headaches, drowsiness after meals, loss of appetite, an inability to tolerate fatty meals, low energy

  • Making waves: Get Beyonce's inauguration diva-like 'do

    Poised and confident, Beyonce Knowles shared the limelight with her luscious locks as she performed her rendition of the United States' national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, at Barack Obama's second inauguration as president. Beaming proudly into the microphone, the 31-year-old tossed back a headful of glamorous, bouncy curls hitting the high-notes of hair appraisal, bridging the way between showbiz glamour and serious sophistication.  CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY To get the look, begin with a volume boosting and thickening shampoo to really give body to the hair at its roots. A shampoo such as the one by Thikrx regulates the cellular membrane lipid proxidation