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EXERCISE OF THE WEEK: JUMPS SQUATS

Jump squats, a killer combination for both cardiovascular fitness, and building leg muscle. For a higher intensity workout add weights to the exercise. Perform 4 sets of 15 repetitions each. Rest 30 seconds in between each set. If you have any questions please email me at aveigle@hotmail.com Happy workout! Sentadillas con saltos. Esta combinación es dinámica y es efectiva para trabajar las piernas y para la aptitud cardiovascular. Haga 4 conjuntos de 15 repeticiones cada conjunto, descanse 30 segundos entre cada conjunto. Si tiene alguna pregunta envíeme un email a aveigle@hotmail.com Que tengan un entrenamiento feliz! #Teamfitthursdays  ...

ACTRESS SOFIA VERGARA TALKS ABOUT CARING FOR YOUR THYROID

As the newest spokesperson for Synthroid’s hypothyroidism campaign Follow The Script, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara wants women to take control of their bodies—especially their thyroid—by getting a blood test. The Colombian beauty confessed that 10 years ago she had to do just that after finding out that she had thyroid cancer. Read the rest of the story here: http://www.vidavibrante.com/2013/04/18/sofia-vergara-on-removing-her-thyroid-how-you-can-care-for-yours/ #womancrushwednesdays ...

SEA SALT AND OLIVE OIL… THE SECRET BEHIND HEALTHY NAILS?

Do you know exactly what a healthy nail looks like? Did you answer no? Hopefully I can change that answer for you. I must say before I decided to go to cosmetology school, I didn’t know what healthy nails looked like either, but with the proper knowledge I gained, I can tell if a person is in good or bad health, just by looking at their finger nails. The normal healthy nail is firm but flexible, shiny, smooth and ridge free, no splits and no discoloration. It’s usually translucent in appearance with the ability to see through the nail plate. The nail bed varies from person to person so you may think “my nails don’t look healthy according to these characteristics”; but you can achieve healthy...

Beauty Queen Secrets: 5 Quick Beauty Secrets From Miss Black Virginia

To keep my skin super soft, after a shower/bath, I use Johnson's Baby Oil while damp. To enhance and seal in the moisture, I use a layer of Oil of Olay's Ultra Moisture's Lotion. I add a spritz of Burberry's Brit Sheer too! To keep my hair healthy, I use Design Essentials products. I've been using their products since my Hampton University days and they have gotten my hair to a strong state. I get my eyebrows threaded to keep them perfectly arched. Threading is the most hypoallergenic way to maintain your brows. When it comes to makeup, I love MAC. They have awesome lip colors and eye shadows. Mac’s mascara extend my long lashes too! To keep my skin clear and fresh, I...

HOW TO KEEP LOCS LOW CUT

Often times hair tips are given to those trying to maintain and grow their precious locs. But what about those that are trying to keep those locs close and low cut? First off let it be known my sisters,  you bald bellas who keep a sharp low cut, We tip our hats off to you. You work this bold and beautiful look with pride, and no hesitation-- *2 snaps in a circle to you lady*. Ok now to the goodies to help maintain your strands:  Try co-washing. Super short or shaven down hair benefits from a good co-wash. Conditioner washes, not only do the strands of your hair good, but also your scalp. Co-washes leave behind a good amount of oil, which your scalp that is often...

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HOW NICKI MINAJ MAINTANS HER HOUR GLASS FIGURE

Nicki Minaj, the amazing global rapper, has an extreme workout routine and diet plan to remain fit. During the month of April in 2012, Nicki told Allure Magazine that she goes on a low sugar and low starch diet if she wishes to lose some body weight. Eating things such as chopped carrots, capsicum, celery, fruits, and Green Tea for breakfast is proven to get a body like Nicki. As for fitness, she does a thirty minute work out on Elliptical Trainer. Everyone knows Nicki as having a hour glass figure, but they don't fully know how she keeps it!  Interested in learning how, view Nicki Minaj’s workout routines? Click the link below...

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HOW PERMANENT MAKEUP IS DONE (PART 2)

The process is just like getting a tattoo. The person applying permanent makeup uses a needle that penetrates your skin and releases pigment. Proper sterilization, techniques, and licensing are important. Getting Permanent Makeup Before getting permanent makeup applied, you'll get a patch test on your skin to check on whether you have an allergic reaction to the pigment that will be used. After that, you will choose the color, based on advice and suggestions from the makeup artist. The technician will then use a sterile surgical pen to sketch the area to be tattooed and then put an anesthetic gel on your skin. Using a hollow, vibrating needle, the technician will apply the pigment into the top layer of the skin. You will feel a slight stinging. After getting permanent makeup, it takes...

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Protect and Strengthen Your Nails With IBX

You may have already seen the amazing capability IBX has to protect nails from the harms of gel polish, but did you know it could also turn into an essential product for those battling breast cancer? IBX is being used to help chemotherapy patients, immensely improving the strength and look of their nails during the process. Learn more about it by visiting this link: http://www.nailpro.com/ibx-rejuvenates-chemo-patients-nails...

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