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COSMECEUTICALS – A revolution in the beauty industry

Did you know that cosmetics is one of the largest, and constantly evolving industries worldwide? As the evergreen beauty industry grew and matured, cosmetic products were made which catered to the needs of individuals who desired things that were purely aesthetically pleasing. As new products keep getting invented and released, you may have come to […]

Why does the onion smell so strong?

Onions are probably the only vegetable that makes you take note of their strong, pungent smell and can make you shed tears (other than their skyrocketing prices). While onions have over 85% water, tiny amounts of protein, fat and fibre, another significant contribution comes from carbohydrates that account for around 8-10%. Onions are also rich […]