Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Respect Knows No Gender! Love Him Like A Woman Should
    03 Jun 2015 - “Love is not so important to men,the most important thing a man needs from his woman is respect” many say this; many have made it appear that love is for women and respect is for men but respect and love knows no gender. Women need respect just like men,and men need love just like women. Respect is earned and it’s often position based. A woman can respect her boss,she can...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How Many Times Can You Use A Bath Towel Before Its Next Wash?
    03 Jun 2015 - Fresh out of the shower and squeaky clean? Well one would hope so,but it turns out wiping yourself with a used bath towel may just make you dirty again. According to Yahoo,some consumer and environmental health agencies suggest that you can only use your towels three or four times before they can breed bacteria and mold. Of course there’s bacteria on everything,sometimes good and sometimes bad...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How To Create And Maintain A Cornrow Hairstyle
    03 Jun 2015 - by Lumka Nofemele Cornrows are back and looking chicer than ever. This week Lumka shows you how to get the look. or many women there is no hairstyle as inconvenient or short-lived as cornrows (or ‘straight-back’ as we call it around here). It’s a pain on the hairline,only lasts a week and is not very versatile. But with more celebs wearing braids and supermodel Jourdan Dunn showing up at the Met...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Iggy Azalea Needs 'Mental Break’ From Touring
    03 Jun 2015 - Hip-hop star Iggy Azalea,whose meteoric career rise has brought both a wide fan base and intense criticism,has said she canceled her tour because she needed a “mental break.” The Australian rapper,who had already delayed a widely anticipated tour of major US and Canadian arenas,last week called it off entirely. Azalea said she that wanted to “start totally anew” after...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How Caitlyn Jenner’s Secret Vanity Fair Shoot Came About
    03 Jun 2015 - Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair stylist Jessica Diehl has admitted her make-over for her cover shoot was such a big secret she had to lie and tell her office they were styling Barbra Streisand. The publication’s long-time makeup expert was tasked with helping prepare Caitlyn formerly known as Bruce Jenner for her “coming out” magazine cover and she was also...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Are These The World’s Most Luxurious Apartments?
    03 Jun 2015 -   Infinity pools,climate-controlled wine cellars and golf simulators — it’s the little things that count in the booming market of luxury real estate coveted by the super-rich in New York. This year,record prices crossed the threshold of $100 million for a single apartment,and agents are investing more time and trouble than ever before in tailor-making residential buildings for...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Gourmet Chimps Show How We Came To Cook
    03 Jun 2015 - Chimpanzees and humans share some of the basic brain skills needed for cooking,a finding that may explain a turning point in the story of mankind,a study said Wednesday. Experiments at a chimp sanctuary suggest a common ancestor imparted these cognitive abilities to apes and humans alike,it said. If so,it sheds light on how we came to cook — an activity so banal that we have lost sight...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Teenage Bullying Linked To Adult Depression
    03 Jun 2015 - Nearly one in three cases of depression among young British adults may be traced to having been bullied as adolescents,a study said Tuesday. Researchers published figures in The BMJ journal to back anecdotal evidence that victimised teenagers often go on to struggle later in life. They had trawled through the findings of a large project in Bristol,western England,that has tracked the health of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rare Apple Computer Worth Sh19mn Dumped For Recycling
    03 Jun 2015 - A Silicon Valley recycling company on Monday was searching for a woman who dropped off a rare Apple computer subsequently snapped up by a collector for $200,000 (Sh19 million). The woman didn’t leave her name or ask for a receipt when she dropped off a box of unwanted gadgets,including a first-generation Apple I computer considered a coveted collectable by computer history buffs,according...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Mistakes You’re Making In The Gym
    02 Jun 2015 - Most of us try to make working out a priority in our busy lives but if you’re hitting the gym regularly and not seeing results,a sneaky bad habit might be to blame. Here are five ways you might be sabotaging your workout and super easy tips for getting back on track. 1. Multi-tasking is your middle name You know that reading 50 shades of Grey and texting your boo while on the treadmill is bad....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Crocodile-Skin Handbag Sells For A Record Sh21 Million
    02 Jun 2015 - A fuchsia-coloured crocodile-skin Hermes bag has broken the record for the most expensive handbag sold at auction,selling for US$222,912 at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong. The shiny pink bag was sold to an Asian phone bidder in an auction that saw “fast-paced bidding from start to finish”,Christie’s said in a statement late Monday. The final price realised at the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How To Break Up With Your Mother!
    02 Jun 2015 - (OYUNGA PALA) Do you know how hard it is being a sensitive guy these days? Girls can be so demanding. You finally meet a man who buys you flowers,open doors,calls his mother often and his female partner retorts,“Spineless wimp. Grow a pair. What kind of a man are you? Mama’s boy. Go back to your mother and come back when you have learnt how to treat me like sh*t”. Once you start talking about...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Most Eye-Catching Looks From The Cfda Awards 2015
    02 Jun 2015 - There’s only one reason and one reason alone that most of us keep up with the awards shows and that’s purely because of the red carpet. And on that note,here’s this year’s round up of the CFDA Awards! Monochromatic looks filled the red carpet with the A-list ladies opting for interesting textures to elevate their gowns from fringes to sequins. The newly pregnant...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Top Honeymoon Destinations In East Africa
    02 Jun 2015 - For the intrepid traveler,East Africa offers the ultimate fun field at any given season. From vast stretches of sunny and sandy beaches,ancient cultures,world heritage sites as well as bounteous wildlife roaming the hundreds of natural habitats. This is not to say that romance and intimacy cannot be achieved,in fact some of the most celebrated honeymoon resorts,luxury camps and private...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 'Call Me Caitlyn': Jenner Debuts Post-Bruce Look
    02 Jun 2015 -   Caitlyn Jenner,the Olympic decathlon champion formerly known as Bruce who is transitioning to life as a woman,on Monday unveiled her new name and look in a sexy pose on the cover of Vanity Fair. “I’m so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self,” Jenner wrote in her first tweet,after the magazine released the picture by celebrity photographer Annie...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World’s Best Restaurant Announced
    02 Jun 2015 - Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca was named the world’s top eatery by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards in London on Monday. Run by brothers Joan,Jordi,and Josep Roca,El Celler previously won the award in 2013. “Curiosity and creativity propel the Rocas back to the top,” the awards said on its website,praising the Rocas’ expertise in “both the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Breastfeeding May Lower Risk Of Leukemia
    02 Jun 2015 - Breastfeeding a baby for at least six months may be linked to a lower risk of childhood leukemia,according to a review of previously published research on the topic Monday. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics suggest that breastfed babies have a 19 percent lower risk of the blood cancer compared to babies who are given formula or who are breastfed...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Jenner Sets Twitter Speed Record For 1million Followers
    02 Jun 2015 - In the race for Twitter glory,Caitlyn Jenner — who as Bruce set the Olympic world record in the decathlon — is now first to the million-follower finish line. Jenner on Monday set a new record by hitting one million Twitter followers in four hours and three minutes,according to a post on the Guinness World Records website — besting the time recently set by US President Barack...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kim Kardashian West Expecting Second Child
    02 Jun 2015 - Kim Kardashian West is “beyond excited” to be expecting her second child. The 34-year-old reality star revealed in a teaser trailer on ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ last night (31.05.15) that she and husband Kanye West are having another baby and they can’t wait to welcome a sibling for 23-month-old North into the world. She said: “We are so beyond excited...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Sharon Stone’s Secret Beauty Tip
    02 Jun 2015 - Sharon Stone soaks her face in ice water when she thinks she looks “awful”. The 57-year-old actress says knowing that she’s not the only woman who struggles with looking good while working and raising children makes her feel better but that she also has a few tricks to get rid of puffy bags under her eyes. Speaking to BANG Showbiz at the Restylane Proof in Real Life reveal event...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Soweto Gold Aims To Convert Black S.africans To Craft Beer
    01 Jun 2015 - A rich smell of fermentation wafts through the Soweto air as brewers prepare craft beers designed to tap into South Africa’s new generation of discerning black drinkers. The sprawling township outside Johannesburg city was once the centre of the violent struggle against apartheid and home to both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Soweto still has its share of poverty,and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 92-Year-Old Sets Record For Oldest Woman Marathoner
    01 Jun 2015 - A 92-year-old US grandmother has become the oldest woman to finish a marathon,when she crossed the finish line of a San Diego 26-miler on Sunday,race organizers said. A smiling Harriette Thompson,aged 92 years and 65 days,was cheered by dozens of onlookers and supporters as she completed the Southern California event in seven hours,24 minutes and 36 seconds. Speaking to her hometown...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Why Carbs Are Very Important For Your Health
    29 May 2015 - We are all aware that a balanced meal should contain nutrients derived from proteins,vitamins and carbohydrates all of which should feature on your plate at every meal. Now,most people who are watching their weight decide to cut carbohydrates -popularly known as carbs- from their diet completely which is a wrong move. Cutting carbs from your diet means that your body will just not function 100...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How To Make Your Home A Loving Home
    29 May 2015 - 1. “Get married” In a generation where many are opting to co-habit,and living by the ‘Come-we-stay’ option; choose to get married. There is security in officially getting married,both of you feel most safe to give your all in the home. In a co-habit arrangement it is easy to walk away,easy to sometimes feel threatened,easy for the person who pays the rent or the bills...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2cents Ep. 34: Rebounds – How Soon Is Too Soon Part III
    29 May 2015 - In this episode,Sharon Mundia,Susan Wong and David Amira (better known as Denzel around the office),address some of the comments left in the previous episodes around the topic of rebounds. But before you click play,make sure you watch the first and second part of the series to catch up on what we’ve already shared. Feel free to share your thoughts with us by leaving a comment or...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 3 Manicure Preparation Steps You Should Never Skip
    29 May 2015 - (By Chantelle Bester) Making your manicure last is about much more than your paint technique here’s how to properly prep your nails. Buff and file your nails. A smooth nail surface means that your nail polish is less likely to lift and chip. Irregularities in shape and surface not only make your paint job look less professional,it shortens its life span too. Dehydrate your nails before...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #mustread: Why Kate Moss Left Her Boyfriend After Campaign
    29 May 2015 - Kate Moss’ first major fashion campaign caused her split from photographer Mario Sorrenti. The 40-year-old supermodel has confessed she called time on her romance with Mario when she was 17 after being named the face of Calvin Klein’s fragrance Obsession in 1993. Speaking to her friend Nick Knight for ShowStudio’s Subjective series,the blonde beauty revealed the fashion...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Google Unveils Android Pay In Fresh Challenge To Apple
    29 May 2015 - Google on Thursday unveiled its pay-with-a-phone system for Android devices,ramping up its challenge to Apple in mobile payments. Android Pay,unveiled at the Google Developers conference in San Francisco,brings together mobile carriers,payment networks,banks and retailers to allow smartphone users to use their handsets instead of payment cards. Google engineering vice president Dave Bruke...
  • Capital Lifestyle: It’s Official: Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner Divorcing
    29 May 2015 - Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are getting divorced. The actor couple who have three children together,Violet,10,Seraphina,six,and Samuel,three are reportedly considering splitting after nearly 10 years of marriage,and the ’13 Going On 30′ star has been seeing a therapist to deal with the breakup. A source said: “Jen has actually been preparing herself...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Positive Messages Key To Helping Others Eat Healthy
    28 May 2015 - Telling your child to eat an apple so they stay healthy will work better than telling them not to eat the cookie because it will make them fat. New findings from a recent study show that “don’t” messages don’t really work for most of us. Researchers from the Cornell Food & Brand Lab found that focusing on Do is better than on Don’t. Many health campaigns use a fear approach to convince us to...

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