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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...

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Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janell: The One Food that Will Help You Improve Your Oral Health

Why is oral health important? When people think about improving their health, the last thing they think about is their teeth. However, research has proven that the gateway to overall health starts with oral health. The various unhealthy foods a person consumes doesn't just affect their body, but it can affect their teeth and breathe. In this video, Regan Janelle shares with you some key tips to improve your oral health and the one food that can leave your teeth pearly white and prevent bad breath. [embed]https://youtu.be/gl3vjTnsBMY[/embed] Tips for improving your oral health: Brush your teeth two times a day (once in the morning and once at night) Floss your teeth after each meal Use toothpaste with tartar and plaque ontrol, as well as mouthwash Brush your teeth with charcoal...

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Get Your Glutes Right Just In Time for Summer

Summer is Coming Ladies, summer is less than 50 days away, so you know what that means, we have to start working towards our summer bodies. If you're hitting the gym 5-6 times a week, you can't forget about toning your glutes. Doing cardio alone won't help you shape your lower body, but if you add strength training to your workouts, you'll be able to tone your lower body fast. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BikRdmbgIJY[/embed] Here's a lower body workout that will help shape your glutes: Box squat and pop up jumps Dumbbell Box curtsy lunges  Side to Side Box Squats  Note: Repeat 5-6x and 10 reps each! Key Takeaway You have less than 50 days to get your body right for summer. Let's get it!...

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Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janelle: How Sweet Potatoes Can Help Clear Your Skin

It's Skin Deep [embed]https://youtu.be/RXw-yIL55IQ[/embed] I received my first compliment in years on my skin and I almost teared up. They asked me what I had been doing and I told them eating more sweet potatoes.  In my research on skin types and texture, vitamin A kept popping up. Sweet potatoes are packed with beta-carotene which pretty much turns into Vitamin A once it ’s consumed. Sweet potatoes are also an anti-inflammatory food for my blood type which is a WIN all the way around for me. Skin Transformation I have noticed an incredible difference in the texture of my skin and even more of a natural glow. I also matched my topical regimen with my nutrition this month and I believe that has helped tremendously as well in these results. The...

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3 Races that Will Help You Get in Shape and Increase Your Endurance

The secret behind races Most people dread the idea of running either a 5K or a 10K. However, running is one of the best ways to get in shape fast and easy. Instead of rushing to a gym on the weekends, try participating in a race. When competing in a race, you will be more focused on finishing and not realizing you're completing a workout for the day. So, would you rather go to the gym or participate in a fun workout activity? I don't know about you, but I rather run a race any day over going to the gym. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BiJ0T-Ml68P[/embed] Here are 3 races that will help you get in shape and increase your endurance 5K - this race consists of a three-mile run. The majority of people finish...

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The 4 Things You Should Incorporate when Transforming Your Body

The process of transforming your body Transforming your body takes a lot of work and dedication. The majority of people think it's an easy process to improve their health, but sometimes it can take as little to a month or years before seeing your body transform. The secret is - to transform your body you must stay consistent. Consistency is key in all aspects of life - no matter what goal you're trying to accomplish. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bhy3WI5Dckp[/embed] Here are the 4 things you need to help transform your body Coaching - Whenever you start a weight loss journey for the first time, I recommend having a coach. You will be able to get the proper assistance you need in order to stay consistent and get the results you've always desired. Wellness Program...

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Full Body Home Workout that Will Transform Your Body in Minutes

The Benefits of Exercising at Home When you're crunched for time sometimes you don't have time to make it to the gym and workout for a full hour. The truth is - all you need is 10-minutes to give yourself an energy boost and hit the ground running, again. The great thing is working out at home gives you the flexibility to do chores around the house, run errands and better prepare your kids for the week ahead. So, never think you don't have time because all you really need is a 10-minute full body workout. Here's a 10-Minute at home full body workout: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXGT7c60Vb4[/embed] Make sure you complete each workout for 60 seconds and complete 2 sets of each! Jump Squats (60 seconds) Leg Lifts (60 seconds) Push...

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Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janell: How to Heal Your Skin With Certain Food Items

My Skin Journey I’ve never been one to have extremely poor eating habits nor have I ever been one to have major skin issues. About 6 years ago I noticed my face beginning to change. It would get extremely dry, or become too oily, rashes and anything else you could possibly think of would appear. Fast forward to 2 years ago, I went through a dramatic hormonal change causing my face to spiral out of control. My face went from one month or glowing skin to 2 years of confusion, frustration, stress, cystic acne, symptoms of depression and low self-esteem. I didn’t understand what was going on or even why. This lead me to get SERIOUS about my skin health. I began to “eat for my skin” I researched...

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