Eco-friendly chemistry for a safe Holi

Eco-friendly chemistry for a safe Holi

Holi, the most colourful festival of India, bids farewell to winter and announces the arrival of spring. It is celebrated as the festival of colours by applying different colours on family and friends. In ancient times, people used to prepare natural colours for a safe celebration. Nowadays, due to the change in lifestyle, people have started using artificial colours. These artificial colours contain oxidized metals or industrial dyes that are toxic and cause harm to the body. The colour silver is carcinogenic containing aluminium bromide. Read More

Super skincare with super food

Our skin has been bearing the dangerously damaging effect under the shroud of pollution, stress and unhealthy eating. This has led to a major shift in the way cosmetics is being perceived wherein the focus is shifting from powdered and dolled up faces to nourishing and rejuvenating the skin from within with the power of superfoods. Today, everyone wants to be super fit, super healthy and super attractive. And to achieve this tag, the word ‘superfood’ has taken the imagination of health conscious generation. Read More

Wacker presents new anti-graffiti coating

MUNICH, GERMANY: Wacker Chemie AG said that it will showcase its new anti-graffiti concentrate SILRES BS 710. Formulations based on this product yield a protective silicone film that is long-lasting, elastic and easy to clean. Any graffiti can simply be washed off with water. Stickers, posters or signs that have been pasted onto walls can easily be removed as well. Coating materials made of SILRES BS 710 are permeable to water vapour and form a permanent bond with concrete, masonry and natural stone without a primer coat. Read More

Getting a little extra from food

Having a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables does not ensure optimum health as the food we consume is laced with harmful chemicals. Phytonutrients are the next level of nutritional supplements which is set to complete the dietary charts. This generation, by large, is growing more health conscious as the awareness of healthy eating and healthy living is picking up pace. Vegan diet, superfoods etc. top the food chart nowadays. But have you wondered if we are really getting the maximum amount of plant nutrients from the fruits and vegetables. Read More