Meet the Experts

Gagan   Sharma
Wine Professional, Mixologist

India’s very few wine professionals, Gagan Sharma, a sommelier and also a certified mixologist. He has been certified from the court of Master Sommeliers, UK, a certificate that is regarded as the pioneer of wine education across the globe.

Mala   Talekar
Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

Mala Talekar is Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist - who treats children with cancer and other blood disorders.

Manish   Lakhani
Traveler, Photographer and Adventurer

Manish is an adventurer who gave up his job as a computer network engineer and took his bicycle to explore the real India where he covered 22 states in 6 months time.

Dr. Neha   Smart
Homeopathy Consultant

Dr. Neha Smart is a Homeopathy Consultant. She has over 8 year of experience and specializes in female disorders like menopausal ailments, pigmentation and infertility.

Shweta   Sachani
Makeup Artist

Shweta Sachani, the founder and owner of Makeup India, the largest makeup community on the internet. She is a thorough professional who got trained and worked in Milan and London in the fashion industry before planning to revolutionize the makeup industry in India.

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7 Amazing Natural Herbs For An Anti-Cellulite Body!
Cellulite Free Body
From the Expert

Having cellulite doesn’t mean you are overweight. Even thin people can have it. If you are overweight, however, losing weight may reduce cellulite.Cellulite is more common among women than men. If other women in your family have cellulite, there’s a good chance you will too.Other factors that influence how much cellulite you have and how visible it is includes poor diet, fad dieting, slow metabolism, hormone changes, dehydration, total body fat and lack of physical activity.

Entrepreneur, Researcher, Scientist and Founder of Sabinsa/Sami Labs
Money Not An Issue For Child Cancer Treatments Anymore!
YFF official logo
From the Expert

With the help of family and friends, a team of 9 of us spread over India, Africa, Egypt, Australia and USA, founded “Young Fighters Foundation Fund”- a tax-exempt non-profit public charitable organization registered with State of Pennsylvania, USA, with a mission a) to create awareness about lack of healthcare resources and treatment options for childhood cancer in developing countries, b) to raise funds to provide financial help for medical resource development for childhood cancer in developing countries, and c) to provide financial support to families of children with cancer in developing countries enabling them to afford health care resources.

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
10 Amazing Facts You Might Not Be Aware About God Krishna!

Krishna Janmashtami is the day when one the very favorite God of Hinduism was born, the great day when KRISHNA was born. We all are aware about his ‘Raasleela’, ‘Makhan Chori’, his role in the holy book of ‘Geeta’ and all his divine leela but there might be some facts which probable our Television Serials haven’t enlightened us with. Here are few facts about Nandlala Kanhaiya that you probably would know for the first time.

Journalist at Womenplanet
7 Day-to-Day Basic Things You Can Do For A Healthy-Glowing Skin!
Glowing Skin - Women Planet
From the Expert

Life is too short and we have so many things to achieve and these days we all are becoming too health conscious, we should be! When we talk about our skin, we have done everything for its health and beauty – Cosmetics, technology, this scrub… spas.. eat healthy and what not. How about we just do simple day to day things without a miss and get a glowing healthy skin, without much efforts? Here are some of simple and basic things that we can do in our day to day routine to ensure health skin.

Anti-Aging Expert
Indian Women At Rio: Will India Learn From Our Olympic Athletes?
Indian Women At Rio- Women Planet

Is India learning from what Indian women showed the world? Will Indian fathers allow their daughters to study and not set marriage dates un-preferably? Or will Indian husbands would ever stop being over dominating husbands upon their forcefully recessive wives, whom they just believe to be a progeny cum maid machine? Or will the government or any other institutes would change their outlook towards women, be it common citizens or the wages paid to the women employees or the sportswomen? Shouldn’t India be Thankful to its ladies for saving her pride at world level games, and stop being a biased nation?

Journalist at Womenplanet
My Husband Left Me Because I Wanted To Pursue My Dream Job – Sonia Sharma!
South Asian girl 2

I feel sad and broken as one side the nation is cheering the Indian women at Rio and are extremely happy that PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik are coming home with medals, at the same time Indian men doesn’t want their women to go out of their houses and leave kitchens. What kind of hypocrisy is this? I want to show the hypocrite negative side of Indian men, who cheers other women and congratulates them for their achieved dream but want their wives to get restricted as homemakers only. Sonia Sharma (name changed) belongs to a upper class Punjabi business family and is a pharmacy graduate, who is also up to the mark when it comes to taking care of the family along with keeping her ambitions on hand.

Journalist at Womenplanet
I Was Asked To Pay Rent In My Husband’s House. Wasn’t That Mine Too?

She was happily living all her dreams with her husband in mutually co-ordinated relationship of families. Everything was in right on the track, a newly wed couple, love between them, time they spent roaming here and there, food they drooled upon together on streets, and living them all again until one day her father-in-law called her husband and asked for credit card, Debit cards, bank documents and even his salary so that his only pampered son learns how to save money!

Journalist at Womenplanet
Decoded: 10 Best Zumba Moves Right From An Expert!
From the Expert

Fitness has been a part of life and these days people are inclining more towards it for very right reasons. And Zumba has become of the favorites of many, that is evident from the Zumba craze worldwide and is still on and on. And why it shouldn’t be, such an amazing way to reduce those stubborn fats but do you know everything about this fitness dance? How one should move and what it is best for? If not, no worries, I have broken down the categories and it’s benefits for you, so that it becomes easier for you concentrate on the right move as per the body requirement.

Zumba Fitness Expert, Zumba Education Specialist
12 Things That proves Brother-Sister Bond Is Greatest of All!

Relationships are always gratifying, a thread of those sweet and sour memories that binds us together. Relations that connects us through the bonds of parents, partners, friends but nothing can beat the most mischievous of all, the one with whom you cannot live in a same room for at least a day.. at the same without whom your life is empty like a shell, yes you guessed that right, the Brother-Sister Bond! And today is the day to celebrate this most revered connection of all, Raksha Bandhan, a strong protective relation between a brother and a sister. But hey, this bond isn’t sweet as you read here, it’s packed with full of nautanki… lot of fights and lot of nok-jhoks. Here are few instances.

Journalist at Womenplanet
A Troubling Tradition: Kidnapping Women For Marriage In Kyrgyzstan!
Kidnapping bride

Altanay was kidnapped when she at 18. She became pregnant after 6 months and was kicked out of the house by her kidnapper husband and his mother. Later her husband married another woman after forcing altanay a divorce. Bride kidnapping was considered as a revival of Kyrgyz tradition and identity after the collapse of Soviet Union of Kyrgyz independence. The tradition is violating women’s rights and the same message is being spread across to young men and women in the country.

Journalist at Womenplanet
Ageing Alert: Body Aging Signs That You Should Watch Out For!
From the Expert

The changes in your skin are the most visible signs of the aging process. It becomes thinner, wrinkled and takes more time to heal after an injury. The pace and level at which a person ages can vary depending on family health history, stress and unprotected sun exposure over the years. There are, in fact, two different types of aging – Aging caused by the genes we inherit is called intrinsic (internal) aging and other types of aging is known as extrinsic (external) aging and is caused by environmental factors, such as exposure to the sun’s rays.

Anti-Aging Expert
10 Indian Women Freedom Fighters You Should Remember Today!
Happy Independence Day

It’s the 70th Indian Independence Day and we are puffed up with pride. Going back and revisiting the pages of history we have often found the mass freedom movements, patriotism at it’s peak while people being punished for loving their country. We know Bhagat Singh, Mahatma Gandhi, Subhash Chandra Bose, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Jagat guru and many more freedom fighter who put their nation before their lives. Women also walked shoulder to shoulder with men in the freedom movement of India.

Journalist at Womenplanet
Pick The Right One: Lipstick Shades For The Indian Skin Tone!
From the Expert

Indian Skin is mostly yellow tone because of our warm weather so mostly all warm colors look perfect on Indian Skin tone. One thing that is important to remember is – when you are buying a lipstick insist on trying the lipstick on your lips rather than at the back of your hand. Secondly, try a lipstick on an even tone which means wear a foundation or a light coverage BB cream, because usually any color will look good when you have an even skin tone.

Makeup Artist
Rustom or Mohenjo Daro: What’s In For The Weekend Flick-Time?

Rustom’s love and loyalty being cheated or the BC village love story of a peasant who together fights a corruption? Mohenjo Daro’s Ancient glorious set up or Rustom’s historic Court case? A fictitious marvel or a real life story… Who are you choosing this weekend, a loyal naval officer yet a criminal or a farmer who raises his voice for the then good of peasants of Indus Village? Choose any, they are both one time watch movies! Though Rustom might keep you much involved, Mohenjo Daro is to be watched once to critic, from the history books you once learnt in schools. Well, how about watching both?

Journalist at Womenplanet
Human Body Marvel: Do You Know Why We Shiver, Yawn, Blush Or Hiccup?
Do you know why we yawn, fart, sneeze

We are one of those lucky planet creatures to have a miraculous body, and nothing can deny the fact. Human body functions in a pretty usual and unusual way, at times it surprises us with questions, ‘what they are, and why they occur’? We may find it difficult as we are normal people, but even scientists do not have any idea about certain human bodily functions. Do you know why do hiccups come? Why there are little bumps on your skin? Or those farts… Why do we do that? Listed here are some of the body functions we know but we don’t know why, also these things are normal to everyone, so do not panic if it happens with you.

Journalist at Womenplanet
Dear Mom, Why Did You Stop Loving Me? – A Married Son!
Mother and Son

Enough about the sacrificing daughters and daughter-in-laws, why not the unsung heroes of family, the Sons? Yes, that very “mere chaand ka tukda” “apple of my eye” “maa ka ladla” son, who is spoilt silly by most mothers in the Indian continent (not that we daughters are not spoilt silly by our fathers, but very few understand that after marriage!) We have already heard stories and read letters from the Daughter-in-laws about how things have changed for them after marriage, what about the sons? Life isn’t easy for them either and to make things worse, they don’t even have a mom’s shoulder to cry on like we do. This letter is an ode to them!

Guest Writer, Women Planet
12 Effortless Day-to-Day Habits To Fight Your Stubborn Calories!

Shedding weight I guess is the most difficult tasks to be performed upon, even deadly than those of appearing in exams! Phew…. We do have dieticians, Gyms, Yoga, Exercises and the conventional way of putting off is dance and have fun – the Zumba classes, but are we really satisfied? We need to indulge yourself so much into it that we find them so boring each passing day. It’s not our fault, happens with all. Well, we have some quick tips that you can do everyday to assist you with your weight loss regime. Though you cannot completely skip off those mentioned above, these will give a helping a hand.

Journalist at Womenplanet
8 Lies Women Say So Confidently, That We Know They Are Lying!
Women Lies

Who is honest in this world? Find me a person who is 100% honest, for one or the other reason be it for good or bad, at some point or another we LIE, there’s no running away from dishonesty! Men lie and women lie, everyone lies! Some statements or just being silent can come as a blast, but again that depends, good, bad.. Bla bla bla.. Well, here we have compiled lies that we say so confidently, that we know they are literally a big shit lie! Yes, the confident women liars, but still we manage to be innocent!

Journalist at Womenplanet