Archive for the Health Category

Sugaring paste – a natural hair removal method

Sugaring paste – a natural hair removal method

Waxing, plucking, shaving – are these methods just not right for you? Personally, I have extremely sensitive skin, so waxing has never really been an option (in case the chemicals cause further irritation), and shaving can make hair grow back thicker so that was a definite no-no! Whilst searching for a more natural method of [...]

MUA

MUA

Some may only know him as being one-quarter of the much loved Taiwanese band Fahrenheit, but Jiro Wang Dong Cheng has a host of job descriptions following his name, including actor, singer, guitarist, dancer, and artist. And now, with the launch of his new label he can add one more to the list—designer.

Human parasites: a common misconception

Human parasites: a common misconception

Has it ever occurred to you how human parasites came about? Research has it that such organisms can only survive on humans and nothing else, not even your family pup or kitty, hence the name “human” parasites. There are many types of human parasites, but the most common ones are the head louse (Pediculus humanus [...]

Life With Cerebral Palsy

Life With Cerebral Palsy

Have ever wondered why some people can’t walk or talk normally? Why do they have a certain limitations? Some of us are born normal, we can do anything as we please, but some have limitations because they are not born normal. For example, people with cerebral palsy have limitations that they’ll have to live with [...]

Peer Pressure

  At any one point during a student’s school and social life, he/she is bound to encounter people who have lifestyles and habits that differ from him/her. Unfortunately, some tend to be PRESSURED into doing something that they might not think is right. Why would this happen? In order to be similar to those around [...]

Master Cleanse

Master Cleanse

Today, there are people obsessed with losing weight. This is also the reason why different kinds of diet pills, legal or not, are selling like hotcakes. Countless fitness programs are also sprouting here and there! In my opinion, most people, especially the lazy ones, prefer the diet pills, rather than the fitness programs. However, the [...]

Eyesight and Hearing

Eyesight and Hearing

Your eyes and ears are probably the most important exterior parts of your body that you need to take care of. Without your eyes, you will not be able to read the AFMag. Without your ears, you will not be able to listen to what the little birds are singing. It is important to keep [...]

Drugs and Alcohol

Drugs and Alcohol

A male teenager stood in the front of a liquor store, and was holding a wine bottle. Drunk and out of control, he entered his car and began to back out of the parking lot. Just one minute later, this young man slammed into a street pole, and was later pronounced dead.

YMCA & YWCA

The YMCA (also known as YWCA in other countries, specifically designed for women) is a wonderful place that builds families, communities, and people. YMCA stands for “Young Men’s Christian Association.” When most people hear that, they think that it’s similar to a Christian Church. However, YMCA is far from what people stereotype it as after [...]

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's Foot

  Do your feet itch? Do you see yellow, bubble-like substances covering your toes, or possibly, between your toes? Do they pop after scratching them, causing liquid and some blood to flow out?