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6 Different Natural Hairstyles You Can Wear in The Workplace

Natural Hairstyles in the Workplace Struggling to maintain your natural hair can be a process. Ladies, when working at a professional workplace don’t be afraid to show off your beautiful black natural hair. When it comes to your hair, spice it up a little and experiment with different hairstyles. Embracing your natural hair will boost your confidence and will express your creative style. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhvDN3LYZi0[/embed] Several hairstyles that can be worn with all natural hair types:  Halo braids Two front braids with a ponytail bush Slick back low ponytail Bun Bantu Knots  The Process of Styling Your Natural Hair For starters, the essentials you will need is shampoo, conditioner or leave-in conditioner, hair oil, a wide tooth comb, a wig brush, a regular brush, and hair bands. In order...

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Ab & Booty 8 Exercise Mini Band Circuit: It’s Week 3 of Summer Ladies!

Summer Body 2018 Hey ladies! Are you excited for summer? I know we all can't wait to wear our bathing suits to the beach and our maxi dresses. I know we all want to look cute in our summer clothes, so here's a workout that will help you get your body tight for 90 days of summer! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjpNqpOnFS5[/embed] Abs & Booty Exercise Regimen 1. 20 crunches & 20 air squats 2. 10 reverse crunches & 20 air squats w/ overhead press 3. 20 Russian twists & 20 lunges - 10 each leg 4. 20 leg lifts & 20 hip-thrusters Each workout can be completed 3-5 times with the mini band.   Let's get our mind and body right for summer, ladies! ...

How to Transform Your Body in 7 Weeks by Following a Vegan Diet

What is a Vegan Diet? A vegan diet is a practice of abstaining from the use of animal products with your diet, as well as limiting the consumption of processed foods. People may get it confused with a plant-based diet, but a plant-based diet may include the use of animal products. One of the fastest ways of getting in shape is following a diet that's limiting the consumption of processed foods and simple carbs. The body transformation that you see below occurred in 7 weeks just by following a vegan diet and weightlifting regimen. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjnffjSl_85[/embed] Here's a list of vegan recipes that are packed with tons of protein: Tempeh Reuben Club Sandwich This delicious vegan sandwich is made with avocado, maple syrup, tamari, tomatoes, dijon mustard and more! Here's the recipe. Vegan Lemon Fettuccini  If you...

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Latoya

How One Known Chef Decided to Change Her Life for the Better

Self-love is the Key to Happiness As women, our bodies go through various different stages. And throughout those stages, we tend to be extremely hard on our bodies not knowing how to love it properly. We fight with ourselves thinking we have to be a certain model size or follow European guidelines of beauty. As a result, we end up neglecting our bodies for other things like food. It takes courage to realize self-worth and that no ones opinion about your body should matter. With that said, I wanted to share with you one woman's story that might change your perspective on every aspect of your body. The key is to never give up and learn to embrace every flaw on your body that you discover. Story by: Latoya Shauntay Snell  [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjOhhlTlpCb[/embed] Key Takeaway People are always...

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Summer Body Challenge: How to Transform Your Body in 30 Days!

How to work for your revenge summer body in 30 days! Have you ever heard the saying "summer bodies are made in the winter?" Well, winter is over and you have less than 20 days to get your body prepared for summer. It's not an overnight process, but you can transform your body and mind in 30 days. Here's a bootcamp workout that can help maximize your results in 30 days before summer. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjS1wKeHhLN[/embed] Bootcamp Workout: 4 Box + Med Ball Power Moves Squat Thrust to Box Jump Core Slam to Elevated Thrust Forward Lunge with Rotation to Seated Overhead Press Russian Twist Slam You can watch the video to learn how to perform each movement effectively. Try to complete each workout for 15 reps and 3-5 sets. Key Takeaway Make sure you schedule each...

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Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janelle: How Tomatoes Can Benefit Your Diet

Large pores?? Dull skin?? Let me tell you about the magical powers of a tomato. Tomatoes are packed with VITAMINS A and C, which are your best friend vitamins when looking for brighter and tighter skin. Antioxidants, like Vitamin A and C, are responsible for producing glowing skin and skin repair. [embed]https://youtu.be/n5NaLwtAu9M[/embed] Simply, rub a tomato half on your skin, let it sit for 5 minutes and wipe off it off with a cool wet face towel and see how it’s agents will tighten your pores. Tomato's also helped protect our skin from sun rays making it an age-defying food as well! Enjoy the benefits of tomatoes for healthier and brighter skin! By Regan Janelle...

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Are you up for the challenge? Run a Half Marathon with Less than a Month to Train

The Love for Running! Often times, when you hear people training for a 5K race, 10K race or a half-marathon race, they usually train for months. They have a set goal and each day they're working on reaching that target. But what if you only had one month to train for a half marathon race? Would you quit or would you come up with a workout routine to prepare? Most people would actually give up and throw in the towel. They would make a bunch of excuses as to why they can't train for the race and finish. But not this guy - he ran had less than a month to train for his half marathon race and with the help of his wife (who's also a runner)...

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5 Ways to Enhance Your Hair Growth With Rice Water

Hair Growth The majority of us women have either did the big chop or transitioned into a more natural hairstyle. When it comes to being a natural sister with thick and curly hair, we experiment with at least 50 products to figure out which ones provide nourishment and shine to our hair. But - what if those hair products we seek are right in our kitchen cabinets. Have you tried rice water? [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9vPG0WuVfo[/embed] Here are 5 ways to use fermented rice water on natural hair to promote hair growth: Pre - Poo - Make sure your hair is dry before your spray the rice water throughout your hair. This will help remove any calcium build-up in your hair before washing. Co-Wash - You can add some rice water to your shampoo...

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How to Avoid Loose Skin DURING and AFTER Weight Loss

Tightening Your Skin During and After Weight Loss Lossing weight takes time and it doesn't happen overnight. Most people believe it should only take 5 months to drop 40 pounds. Although this is possible, everyone's body is different and therefore, you shouldn't compare yourself to others. Everybody's health and wellness journey is different and we all have different genetic makeups. So, throughout your weight loss journey remember to solely focus on you. Here are some great tips on how to avoid skin during and after weight loss: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze8ac2gGAuc[/embed] Key Takeaway If you watched the full video above, you know during your weight loss journey you must continue to care for your skin by exfoliating, consuming detox drinks and meal prepping. Also be mindful of your age, but don't make that as...

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12 Treadmill Upper & Lower Body Workouts to Help You Get in Shape for Summer

Summer is Coming May I remind you that summer is less than 50 days away, so we still have time to get the summer physic we desire. Instead of forcing yourself to hit the gym and not having a prepared workout routine this 12 treadmill upper and lower body workout routine is just what you need to maximize your calorie burn. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BirlINKng3W[/embed] 12 exercises you can add to your treadmill routine to target both upper and lower body: Pull Ups Pull-Ups Legs Extended Up-Right Row Uphill Bicep Curl to Shoulder Press Uphill Rotate and Reach Weighted Slow Single Arm Jabs Hold Isometric 10 seconds Triceps Kickback Turn Palms Up Jog and Walk Uphill Side Shuffles Low Squat Side Shuffles 12 Squats to Calve Raises Watch the full workout video...