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Arti Patel

Editor, Lifestyle

Arti Patel is an editor at the Huffington Post Canada covering lifestyle and viral content. A 2011 Ryerson University journalism grad, she generally covers health, women's issues, food, relationships, trends and coverage around diversity. Follow her on <a href="" rel="nofollow">Twitter @artipatel</a>
I'm Scared Of

I'm Scared Of Holes

Eight years later, pictures of tiny, hollow holes sits in my head, and since then, every time I see anything similar, I immediately have to close my eyes and take a deep breath. My body gets stiff, my mind tells me I'm running out of air and even as I write this article, I'm starting to fidget.
09/09/2013 04:22 EDT
India's Ugly Obsession with Lighter Skin Hits Close to Home,

India's Ugly Obsession with Lighter Skin Hits Close to Home, Too

As a kid, I quickly figured out my so-called "dark" brown skin was darker than most Indian girls and as a result, I become fascinated with fair skin. These days at 24, I'd like to think these things are part of my past but a recent article in the <em>Guardian</em>, "India's unfair obsession with lighter skin," is like a slap in the face -- an ongoing obsession with fair, lovely, beautiful skin here and there.
08/16/2013 03:27 EDT
10 Things To Eat At The

10 Things To Eat At The Ex

If you love bacon and anything deep-fried and delicious, it's time to head to the Ex. The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE
08/14/2013 02:13 EDT