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5 Tips That Will Help You Trim Your Waistline After Pregnancy

Gain the body you desire after pregnancy Some women believe that after having a child there's no such thing as a fit and healthy body. However, every day we see women online sharing their pregnancy journey. By sharing their story with us they are exposing the good and bad through their journey. Even after these women give birth they are now faced with two main responsibilities; taking care of a newborn and working to get their body back in shape. I don't know how they do it, but kudos to them! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk8OG2xHg3-[/embed] 5 Tips to Help Trim Your Waistline After Pregnancy: Getting Adequate Sleep - Most moms try to sleep on the same schedule as their newborn children. Although this is hard to accomplish sometimes - a study found...

Top 3 Most Inspiring Rihanna Looks

She's not only an icon but a fashionista! As we all know it, Rihanna is known to be a singer, songwriter, actress, businesswomen, and a fashionista. Throughout her career, she has been giving us more than we can handle such as her Fenty shoe and clothing line, cosmetics line, and other organizations she invested in. Rihanna has set the standard with her creativity and unique styles for the whole world. Every time you see her hit the red carpet of an event she never fails because she slays every time. She has inspired numerous black women and young girls by trying to make everyone feel beautiful in every shape/size with her brand. Inspiring Rihanna Looks: Transforming your whole style can be difficult but to limit the number of...

BGH Live! Talking Health & Fitness with the Ectors’ and Robyn Dixon

Black Girl Health Kickstart Health Expo This year, BGH hosted its 3rd annual Kickstart Health Expo that focused on encouraging African American women to improve their quality of life through health, wellness, beauty, fitness, and nutrition. There were more than 200 women that filled the halls of Crowne Plaza in Harrisburg, PA - all wanting to learn how to live a better life. Workshops and More! During the event, more than 10 workshops were hosted by certified nutritionists, as well as yoga and Zumba instructors. Each session lasted for about one-hour, allowing women to participate in workouts, activities, and more! Black business owners also filled the halls offering informative lectures on various beauty products and health and fitness items. Zumba Workshop Yoga Workshop Nutrition Workshop In between the workshops, participants were given the opportunity to take...

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5 Exercises That Will Help You Gain A Sundress Waist

Summer is here! Ladiesssss! Summertime is here and it is time for those bikinis and sundresses. We all want to look absolutely fabulous in our bright summer colors with our waist snatched. Below are some exercises that will help you get those abs tight and your waist right. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msoNz1bXU7s[/embed] 5 Exercises That Will Help You Gain A Sundress Waist: Weighted Sit Ups: This move will target your upper abdominals as well as your shoulders. Be sure to control your movement up and on your way back down to your mat for the ultimate ab engagement. Star Sit Ups: This move is already a challenge, but Sharita takes it to another level by challenging you to keep your feet off the floor the whole time. Try to crunch...

Let’s Stop Making Excuses and Get Our Booties in the Gym

When are you going to stop making excuses? I'm sure there are days when we aren't feeling your best. Every day, we come up with a list of excuses to prevent us from eating healthy and sticking with a workout plan. We all fall victim to it and know that you aren't alone. But when you make a decision to change your body and change the path you would like to take during your health and wellness journey, you will find your excuses to be minimal. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BkyaJyegb3H[/embed] It doesn't take much to make a difference The majority of people believe that in order to make a difference in their health it means spending long hours at the gym and depriving yourself of food. The truth is - the road...

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Top 5 African Fashion Looks for the Summer

Let’s step into our African culture for a minute African fashion has been a popular trend for black women and children for centuries. African clothing originated in Africa and it consists of colors, pattern prints, and worn with a headwrap. When wearing print don’t be afraid to bring out those flamboyant colors with the traditional head wrap to match. Especially, during the summertime, because it's embracing your beauty within your own style. There are over a hundred ways to dress up in the pattern it could be worn in your shirt, two-piece dresses, a gown, pants or skirt, and more. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jh_y_JIBwyk[/embed] Top 5 African fashion looks:   White leotard or shirt with blue pattern skirt and yellow heels or sandals Matching pant set of a red and gold...

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The Hidden Message Behind Beyonce and Jay-Z New Music Video

Queen Bey has a message for us! As we all know Beyonce is the queen of music because of her vocal performances and creativity. Recently, Beyonce and her husband released a joint album called “EVERYTHING IS LOVE”. The first hit single they released was APES**T and the music video that was filmed in the Louvre Museum, which shocked the whole world. In the music video, Beyonce and Jay-z were standing in front of numerous historical paintings and sculptures. I know you might just see her music video as entertaining, but if you look closely there are hidden messages behind the scenes.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbMqWXnpXcA[/embed] The hidden messages in the power couple’s video: In her video, there was a portrait of a black women wearing a cultural head wrap as a...

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3 Tips to Help You Manage Your Natural Hair When Exercising

Natural hair shouldn't stop you from working out It’s no secret that working out with natural hair can be a bit of a struggle. Humidity, sweat, and all the things that accompany a good exercise session are the very same things that can take a cute hairstyle from “yasss girl” to “girl what happened?” But don’t let your potential hair woes stop you from getting a good workout routine in on a regular basis. We have three simple things you can do to make sure your hair stays fly before AND after you hit the gym. Protection is key! Yes, we know you may have finally mastered the perfect twist out but the gym is not the time to let those coils and curls flow. Protecting your hair...

#WomenCrushWednesday: Beautiful Black Women Dressed In Yellow

Women in Yellow! Ladies, it’s that time of the week again and who are you crushing on? Well, I’m crushing on all of the beautiful black women that are dressed in the color yellow. This season yellow is the new pink for black women and girls. So, now it’s time to upgrade your closet to be more  Wearing yellow can reflect your natural skin tone and embraces the real beauty within skin deep. Recently, a young rapper highlighted women of African descent in yellow clothing. Watch this video to get more fashionable ideas. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx_ZmoIvq1s[/embed] FAVORITE Summer Yellow OUTFITS Sun Dresses w/ wedges or sandals Shirt/Crop tops and blue jeans w/ brown sandals Long yellow maxi dress w/ white sandals Denim bottom down top and a yellow skirt w/...

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5 Tips to Help You Dress for Your Body Shape

5 Dresses for 5 Different Body Types As we all have heard before, women come in many different shapes and sizes. Although we are all beautifully made, some women tend to be more slim, while others are considered to be curvier. Knowing the types of dresses that look good on your body type can be challenging; especially when finding appropriate clothing for the workplace. It's now time for you to figure out your body type and learn how to embrace every curve through fashion.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1x0Pv9o7dM[/embed] So, what is your body type? Pear? Hourglass ...