Articles by: Lakshmi Reddy

The Truth About Sun Protection for South Asian Skin

The Truth About Sun Protection for South Asian Skin

Most of my life, I was so grateful for my bronzed skin and thought that I was not as prone to burns and skin disease […]

6 Savvy Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

6 Savvy Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

As the holidays approach and we get ready to gorge ourselves on holiday foods and drink, whether you are hosting a party or sharing holiday […]

Crispy Kale Chips Made Easy

Crispy Kale Chips Made Easy

I was never a huge fan of kale.  But my husband loves it and I am always looking for more nutritious foods that my kids […]

Can Giving Buy Happiness?

Can Giving Buy Happiness?

In a world of excess and more ‘stuff’ than ever, why does it seem that more and more individuals are continuing to search for happiness?  […]

Fall Picks from a Fashion Maven

Fall Picks from a Fashion Maven

  Despite the launch of her upcoming show on Lifetime, our fashion maven, Amy Salinger is still out there picking the best in fashion for […]

A Saffluencer Exclusive with Fair Observer’s Atul Singh

A Saffluencer Exclusive with Fair Observer’s Atul Singh

We had the opportunity to speak with Atul Singh, a South Asian who is more than American and more than Indian. He is a true […]

The Only Makeup You Need in Your Purse

The Only Makeup You Need in Your Purse

The trend these days is definitely to rock a chic, so-big-it’ll-eat-you shoulder bag. When a woman empties one of these contraptions, it’s pretty common to […]

Sneak Peak Into the Frankfurt Auto Show

Sneak Peak Into the Frankfurt Auto Show

  We all know how much we love our cars and how they not only fill an important need but are a huge passion!  So […]

5 Simple Ways to Add a Little Healthy Into Your Everyday

5 Simple Ways to Add a Little Healthy Into Your Everyday

There is a lot of information about how to eat healthily available on the internet, in books, and on TV, but so much of it […]

Simple Secret Salmon

Simple Secret Salmon

Dinner at Eric and Sharron’s home in the country is always a memorable experience.  I often encourage Eric to give up his job of being […]

Indian baby names that are easy to pronounce

100 Indian Baby Names That Pass the Playground Test

Although I’ve grown to love my name over the years, particularly because Lakshmi has a lovely meaning as the Goddess of prosperity in Hindu religion, […]

Goji berry health benefits can do wonders for your well-being

Discover the Superpower of Goji Berry Health Benefits

When talking about superfoods there’s one little food item that may not be as well known but is definitely taking the lead in terms of […]

Make easy clam sauce and pasta

Super Flavorful 15-Minute Clam Sauce and Pasta Dinner

  I love white clam sauce — I constantly order it in restaurants.  Sometimes it’s just amazing, but more often than not, I am disappointed […]

Rediscover the health benefits of turmeric

Rediscovering Turmeric: More Than Just Your Mom’s Spice

Last year my mother-in-law was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. As you may expect, it shook our whole family up, and as a result my, sister-in-law […]

Windows 8 Review: To Switch or Not?

Windows 8 Review: To Switch or Not?

So you’re wondering if Windows 8 is for you or not. Maybe you’ve been a Mac Geek for a while, or maybe you’re just tired […]

Moroccan Couscous Recipe with Chicken inspired by Parisian cafe recipes

Bistro Inspired Moroccan Couscous

As a student in Paris, food was as much a part of the education as my MBA class. However, it was not inexpensive.  We ate […]

Welcome to Cocktail Party Beauty

Welcome to Cocktail Party Beauty

Do you get excited to learn about a new beauty tip or trick from a girlfriend?  Isn’t it fun to share your favorite product finds […]

Welcome to Parenting & Family

Welcome to Parenting & Family

The modern South Asian American’s biggest accomplishment after he or she goes to college is where the kids will go to college.  All kidding aside, […]

Welcome to Beauty Roundup

Welcome to Beauty Roundup

Welcome to the Saffluence Beauty Roundup — your resource for the best of the best in cosmetics, skincare and hair care for the modern South […]

Welcome to the Saffluencer Profiles

Welcome to the Saffluencer Profiles

You know the success that inspires you and the people behind that success? Whether it’s their drive for opportunity, passion for life, or ability to […]